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image for Gardening Event item typeHedgelaying Course at St Fagans National History Museum

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Garden Workshop, from 30 Jan 2018, £75-£100

Gardening Event

Gardening Event

Details

The art of hedge-laying is a centuries-old skill for creating living fences. Traditionally intended for keeping your livestock in the fields – a well laid hedge is also a thing of great beauty and a haven for wildlife.

On this hands-on one day course you’ll learn to use simple hand tools and master the basic techniques. From clearing the ground and preparing the materials, to pleaching, staking and finishing – you’ll work as part of a small group to lay a section of hedge here at the Museum.

This is a winter sport so you need to be prepared to get wet and muddy! Remember to wear practical outdoor clothes and bring a pair of thornproof gloves if you have them. All tools will be supplied. Light refreshments will be provided. You are welcome to bring a packed lunch or visit our on-site catering facilities. The price of this course includes parking – meet your tutor at the Main Entrance to receive your parking pass. Use postcode CF5 6XB for satnav.

All tickets for this event must be purchased in advance via https://www.ticketlineuk.com/search/st-fagans or 02920 230130

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 30 Jan 2018 09:00 to 16:00
Tue 6 Feb 2018 09:00 to 16:00


Prices

Cost: Adults £100.00, Concessions £75.00.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 21 - Sun 22 Oct Building the Wicker Man
Tue 24 - Fri 27 Oct Ghost Walk
Fri 27 Oct Late St Fagans Museum Ghost Walk
Sat 28 Oct Building the Wicker Man
Sat 28 Oct - Sat 4 Nov St Fagans Maker's Market
Sun 29 - Tue 31 Oct Halloween Nights

Address

St Fagans,
Cardiff,
CF5 6XB

Location

Directions

Plan route to St Fagans National History Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 117772  Lat: 51.48683 Long: -3.27310

The Museum is signposted from junction 33 of the M4 motorway (follow signs for the Museum of Welsh Life), with direct access from the A4232. For sat nav purposes use the postcode CF5 6XB.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from Cardiff Central station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • 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
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • 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
    • 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:
    • YesHas a ramp

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
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • 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
    • YesFree
  • 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

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu