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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Zoo

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Meerkats at Drayton Manor Zoo

Meerkats at Drayton Manor Zoo

Address

Nr. Tamworth,
Staffordshire,
B78 3TW

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Oct Fireworks Display
Sat 18 - Sun 19 Nov Magical Christmas
Fri 24 - Mon 27 Nov Magical Christmas

Details

Africa, South America, Asia, there is no doubt that you will be able to find dozens of animals from across the world in our fascinating zoo.

Spanning over 15 acres, our zoo will captivate you with our astounding variety of animal species - take a wander around and see how many you can spot. From reptiles to Meerkats to Sumatran tigers, you won’t believe your eyes at how close you are to these wild animals.

DON’T MISS!
Remember to ask our zoo keepers your burning questions and even watch the animals at feeding time.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled access

Opening details

Gates open 9:30 - 17:00

Closed: 14 & 15, 21 & 22 March, 8 June, 11, 19 & 20, 26 & 27 September, 3 & 4, 10 & 11 October

Prices

Please visit www.draytonmanor.co.uk or call 0844 472 1950 for information on our great value ticket prices to Drayton Manor Park, including season passes, group and family tickets.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 195016  Lat: 52.61202 Long: -1.71232

Near junction 9, M42 and exit T2 of the M6 Toll. On the A4091 at Fazeley.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 km from Tamworth station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • 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
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

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
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • 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:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

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

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • 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

Notes

  • BALPPA member parks welcome visits by disabled people and will do all possible to ensure a safe and pleasurable stay. However, certain rides and attractions in our parks can be physically demanding and vigorous. We therefore reserve the right to refuse admission to certain rides should we feel there is a danger to a particular individual or individuals for whatever reason. For more information visit our website www.draytonmanor.co.uk.

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