Breamore House and Countryside Museum - Breamore Countryside Museum

Breamore, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 2DF

01725 512 468

breamore@btinternet.com

www.breamorehouse.com

Guide Last Updated: 18/04/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 13:00 - 17:30..

  • Tuesday 13:00 - 17:30..

  • Wednesday 13:00 - 17:30..

  • Thursday 13:00 - 17:30..

  • Friday Closed.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday 13:00 - 17:30..

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the area.

  • This venue is situated in Breamore.

  • 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 Salisbury.

  • 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.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The nearest designated bay is 45m (49yd) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 48m (52yd) from the main entrance.

  • 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 loose chippings.

  • The car park surface is grass.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The Blue Badge parking is signposted.

  • The spaces have no fixed dimensions.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are loose chippings on the surface from the car park right up to the museum entrance.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in some parts of the venue.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Lighting levels are varied.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located throughout the museum corridor.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are some small slopes located along the museum path.

  • There are two steep ramps located in the two rear barn buildings of the museum.

  • These ramps can be overcome by using an alternative route which involves using a grass surface with an easy slope.

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  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

  • The availability of tactile signage does not depend on exhibition.

  • Touch tours are not available.

  • Video tours are not available.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Concessions are available.

  • There is a wheelchair to borrow.

  • To borrow the wheelchair, call the venue in advance.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 2m (6ft 7in) from the tea barn entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • Menus are hand held and wall.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold drinks and snacks.

  • Monday 12:00 - 17:30.

  • Tuesday 12:00 - 17:30.

  • Wednesday 12:00 - 17:30.

  • Thursday 12:00 - 17:30.

  • Friday Closed.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday 12:00 - 17:30.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 12m (13yd) from the car park.

  • The accessible toilet is located in the block next to the car park and museum.

  • There is not level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 78cm (2ft 7in).

  • The door is light.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is not clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 105cm x 250cm (3ft 5in x 8ft 2in).

  • There is not a lateral transfer space.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is not a push button style of alarm.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The towel dispenser is 104cm (3ft 5in) high.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The sink is 84cm (2ft 9in) high.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the toilet.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located in the outbuilding next to the car park and museum.

  • The female and male toilets are 10m (32ft 10in) from the car park.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are low.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

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  • 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 normally on duty.