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image for Gardening Event item typeOrchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk at Aberglasney Mansion & Gardens

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Gardening Event, Sat 19 Oct 2019

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk

Details

Orchid Study Group ~ Illustrated talk: ‘Conservation of Colombian orchids’ by Phil Seaton, biologist, who was formerly project manager for the Orchid Seed Stores for Sustainable Use project at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He is actively involved in teaching orchid micropropagation techniques for conservation purposes at Charles I School, Kidderminster.

Please check that everything is going to plan, especially if you’re making a special or long journey
To avoid any disappointment, the Group recommends that you please check that the talk is going ahead as planned by contacting Lynne Harrendence on the night before the talk – Lynne’s landline is 01269 498002 and mobile 07967 016157

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 19 Oct 2019 11:00

Prices

Normal admission prices apply + £3.00 for the talk.

Address

Llangathen,
Carmarthenshire,
SA32 8QH

Location

Directions

Plan route to Aberglasney Mansion and Gardens using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 579221  Lat: 51.87930 Long: -4.06579

Aberglasney is situated in the small village of Llangathen, 400 yards from the A40 at Broad Oak (4 miles west of Llandeilo and 12 miles east of Carmarthen).

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Llandeilo 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
  • 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
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing

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)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • 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

Entrance

  • YesRamp to 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)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children