Thorrington Tide Mill

Brightlingsea Road, Thorrington, Essex CO7 8JJ

0333 013 8156

country.parks@essex.gov.uk

www.visitparks.co.uk/places/thorrington-tide-mill/

Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013

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Access Guide

  • The mill is open:.

  • Last Sunday of each month from April to September 14.00-17.00.

  • Bank Holiday Mondays.

  • National Mills Day (second Sunday of May).

  • Heritage Open Day (second Sunday of September) from 14.00-17.00.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the village.

  • This venue is situated in Thorrington.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Alresford.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is at the front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is loose chippings.

  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the mill.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Lighting levels are low.

  • Access to the 1st and 2nd floors are via stairs only.

  • The mill has a video tour available on the ground floor. .

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is not a landing.

  • The lighting level is low.

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.

  • Children are welcomed at the venue.

  • The venue part of any local or national disability are not initiatives.