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image for Talk item typeHugh Napier (steam locomotive): Elizabeth Green at Penrhyn Castle

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • National Trust
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Talk, Fri 10 May 2019

Talk

Talk

Details

Join Lead Curator for Wales, Elizabeth Green for a talk about Hugh Napier - a working saddle tank locomotive with strong ties to Penrhyn. Made in 1904, and named after a Penrhyn family member - the 2nd Baron Penrhyn's grandson, Hugh Napierthe steam engine was restored to working order in 2012 and now spends most of his time at the historic Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways. Learn more about this little engine that represents the best and the worse of Penrhyn's story.

There are limited spaces available. Please contact our property office to book - call 01248 353084.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteSpanish signs/guidesWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 10 May 2019 14:00 to 15:00

Prices

Normal admission prices apply.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 30 Mar - Sun 19 May Spring trail: Nature's Voice
Sat 13 - Mon 22 Apr Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
Fri 10 May Hugh Napier (steam locomotive): Elizabeth Green
Sat 25 May - Sun 2 Jun Children's Gardening Week
Sat 25 May - Sun 1 Sep Summer Garden Trail
Sun 21 Jul Voices stage: Musical Workshops

Address

Penrhyn Castle,
Bangor,
LL57 4HN

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SH 593724  Lat: 53.23062 Long: -4.10799

Penrhyn Castle is 1 mile east of Bangor, off the A5122 at Llandegai.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Bangor station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
    • Yesis grass
  • 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

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit