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image for Heritage Centre item typePemrboke Dock Heritage Centre at Pembroke Dock Hertiage Centre

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Heritage Centre, free entry

The Flying Boat Centre

The Flying Boat Centre

The Flying Boat Centre

Details

The Flying Boat Interpretation Centre and Workshop in Pembroke Dock, which is unique to the UK, opened its doors on 27th June 2009 and has been visited by many thousands of visitors since.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPicnic siteWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Disabled Access (Parking & Toilet), Gift Shop, Touchscreen.

Opening Details

Open all the time

The Flying Boat Visitor Centre is an all year round attraction, and is open:
Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm
The centre is closed for 2 weeks over the Christmas and New Year every year.
Other visit times can be arranged by appointment for group visits and educational visits

Prices

Free entry

Donations Welcome

Location

Directions

Plan route to Pembroke Dock Hertiage Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SM 962034  Lat: 51.69315 Long: -4.94951

Follow the brown tourist signs upon arriving in Pembroke Dock.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Pembroke Dock station

Facilities

  • 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
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Disabled Access (Parking & Toilet), Gift Shop, Touchscreen.

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
    • Yesis gravel
  • 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
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • 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