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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Country Park, £1-£3

Shakespeare at Parc Cwm Darran

Shakespeare at Parc Cwm Darran

Actors performing at Parc Cwm Darran the play " As you Like it"

Details

Parc Cwm Darran, a peaceful country park tucked away from it all in the Daran Valley, two miles north of Bargoed.

The visitor centre, open during the Spring and summer months has a coffee shop, exhibition area and information point. There are picnic benches and BBQ facilities throughout the park together with an obstacle course for older children and smaller playground for younger children. .

A scenic walk and cycle path runs from the Park to Bargoed. For the active, there is cycling, orienteering, walking and coarse fishing as well as several self guided trails around the lake and through the woodlands.

Educational visits can also be arranged, by contacting the park staff for information.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

There is also camping available with 20 hitches. 10 non electrical and 10 with electricity

Opening details

Open all year
Open Christmas
Open New Year

Prices

Parking charges of £1 for two hours and £3 for the whole day.

Events at this Venue

Contact

Enquiries

01443 875557

Address

Deri,
Nr Bargoed,
Bargoed,
CF81 9NR

Location

Directions

Plan route to Parc Cwm Darran using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 112035  Lat: 51.72397 Long: -3.28664

By Road:
From south, M4 junction 32, follow the A470 then A468 to Caerphilly. Take A469 up the valley (north) past Bargoed. The park signposted from Bargoed. The entrance is about half a mile north of Deri.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Bargoed station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • 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
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

There is also camping available with 20 hitches. 10 non electrical and 10 with electricity

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesSteps and no ramp

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 6
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance