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Animal Sanctuary, £2-£5

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Alison's Animal Sanctuary

Alison's Animal Sanctuary

Our fantastic kennels

Contact

Alison Bamforth

0844 391 3369

07123 456789

Address

The Chequers,
28 Whitehorse Street,
Baldock,
Hertfordshire,
SG7 6QQ

Details

Come and meet our long-term residents and those looking for a new family to look after them.

Join in with the daily dog-walking and feeding sessions, and learn how to take care of your own pet.

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for educational visitsAccepts groups

Smoking not allowed

Groups must pre-book.

Opening details

Last admission half an hour before closing.

Prices

Adults £5
Children 5-14 £2
Family of 4 £10, family of 5 £24
Concession £3.50

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Location

Directions

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Map reference: TL 245340  Lat: 51.99051 Long: -0.18823

Come to Baldock following the signs.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Baldock station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Groups must pre-book.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance

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 verbal floor announcements
  • 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

  • YesService dogs are NOT allowed:
  • 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
  • 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

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

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