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image for Tour Guide item typeBrenin Arthur / King Arthur at The National Library of Wales

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Green Dragon Environmental Scheme
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Tour Guide, Wed 15 Nov 2017, free entry

King Arthur, 1634

King Arthur, 1634

Details

Sgwrs Oriel: Ar Drywydd y Gallery Talk: On the trail of King Arthur
– Dr Maredudd ap Huw
Taith o Gymru, trwy Loegr i weddill cyfandir Ewrop, a hynny yng nghwmni curadur ein harddangosfa Arthuraidd. Beth yw’r cyswllt rhwng Brenin Ynys Prydain a Brenhines y Tylwyth Teg? Sut y trodd gwrthwynebydd i fod yn gyfaill gwarcheidiol? Cyfle i ddysgu sut y bu i Arthur gyrraedd yr entrychion fel un o’r enwocaf o frenhinoedd y byd.
Cynhelir y daith yma trwy gyfrwng y Saesneg gyda thaith yng Nghymraeg am 10.00am.

Gallery Talk: On the trail of King Arthur 11.15am
– Dr Maredudd ap Huw
In the company of the curator of our Arthurian exhibition, we journey from Wales, through England, to the rest of continental Europe. What connects the King of the Isle of Britain to the Queen of the Fairies? How did a fearsome opponent become a stalwart friend? Discover how Arthur captured the imaginations of a continent, and became the most famous of all kings.
This talk will be given in English, with a Welsh gallery talk at 10.00am

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

The 03 Bus service runs every 30 mins during term time and every hour non-term time starting at the town's bus station and travelling up Penglais Hill to the Library. Car parking charges redeemable at the Library shop and in the Pendinas Restaurant.

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 15 Nov 2017 11:15

Prices

Free entry

Mynediad am ddim drwy docyn. digwyddiad.llyfrgell.cymru / Free admission by ticket. events.library.wales.

Contact

The National Library of Wales

(01970) 632 548

Address

Aberystwyth,
Rhiw Penglais,
SY23 3BU

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SN 594816  Lat: 52.41427 Long: -4.06866

Situated on Penglais Hill (A487). Free parking evening and weekends.

Aberystwyth train station is located 1 mile away with local transport linking the train station and campus as well as longer distances.

www.traveline-cymru.info

Parking Information:
Cars / Motorcycles £1 up to 4 Hrs / £2 over 4 Hrs
Vehicles towing trailer /caravan £2.50 up to 4 Hrs / £5 over 4 Hrs
Bus & Mini Bus Free please pre-book via 01970 632484
Disabled Badge Holders exempt
Tickets can be refunded against one purchase in Library's Cafe or Shop
Free Parking on Saturdays

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Aberystwyth 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
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • 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
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

The 03 Bus service runs every 30 mins during term time and every hour non-term time starting at the town's bus station and travelling up Penglais Hill to the Library. Car parking charges redeemable at the Library shop and in the Pendinas Restaurant.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking 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:
    • YesHas a ramp
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesPublic toilet
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesVegetarian