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image for Educational Visits item typeEducational Visits at The Green Britain Centre

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Educational Visits

Green Britain Centre

Green Britain Centre

Details

Free to visit environmental visitor attraction, with cafe, gift shop and award-winning organic gardens. Home to the world's only climbable wind turbine with a public viewing platform (please contact for details of guided tours). Green Britain Centre also has the UK's largest tracking solar PV array. Educational visits, conferences and events.

GROUP TRAVEL FACILITIES: Guided talks and tours arranged - please ring for prices and length of visit, this may vary depending on choice of talk/tour. Pre-booking required for group visits - please give 7 days’ notice. Coach parking on site, driver / organiser incentives, catering facilities, shop, educational pack, conference facilities.

SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: variable options available.

MEAL STOPS: Available, 40 covers.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Rapid EV charger available during opening hours

Opening Details

Open all the time

Open all year - please ring for details

Prices

Free admission to the centre; charges for Turbine Tour

Address

Turbine Way,
Swaffham,
Norfolk,
PE37 7HT

Location

Directions

See location of The Green Britain Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 816098  Lat: 52.65551 Long: 0.68343

By Road:
We have Ample Free Parking with easy access just off main A47.

By Public Transport:
Easy to access by public transport.

Timetables and information can be accessed via the public transport information partnership Traveline. Traveline allows you to plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest.

Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto www.traveline.info/
choose your location then simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Rapid EV charger available during opening hours

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu