At Barleylands, we like our guests to enjoy the very best experience we can offer and want to make it accessible for all.
We work hard to try and create a relaxing and stress-free environment for parents and children to visit.
We have put together a handy accessibility guide that you can download here.
The Farm Park is on one level with benches positioned throughout and the majority of paths are concrete or tarmac making 85% of the Farm Park easily accessible. We recommend wearing footwear that is appropriate for the weather conditions on the day. Click here to see our accessibility guide.
All areas are on ground level apart from Nocturnal and Exotics House which has two levels. There is a wheelchair/pushchair accessible lift to gain entry to the upper floor.
Non motorised wheelchairs are available for your use from the Farm Park. Please phone in advance to book or speak to staff at the Farm Park entrance.
Throughout the year we welcome various disabled groups to our Farm Park and Village. If you would like to enquire about group visits please click here.
Guide/assistance dogs are welcome at Barleylands but Emotional Support Dogs are not permitted. We ask that you clean up after the dog and please be aware that their presence will still evoke a fear response in some of our animals so to please be mindful on your visit.
Within the Farm Park we two disabled toilet please see our accessibility map for their location. We are in the process of installing a Changing Places facility however if you require adult changing facilities this can be arranged by phoning in advance.
Our Tractor and Trailer ride has an accessibility ramp that a Wheelchair can be put on and lifted up. Please note, only two wheelchairs per ride are permitted due to the fire risk. The other tractor is accessible to those who can climb two steps with assistance.
Automatic doors are in use around the farm, including reception. The reception area is open plan to aid lip reading and visitors with visual impairments.
Both the Farm Park map and activity sheet are available in large print when requested in advance.
If you would like to check our daily activities before your visit please click here.
Carers are welcomed into the Farm Park for a reduced cost, this must be purchased from our kiosk using an ID card such as a DID card.
If you have any further questions about a visit to the Farm Park please phone 01268 290229 and one of our friendly team will be able to assist.
The wonderful studios in our Village are set out over two levels with lift access either side of the Village, making all shops wheelchair/pushchair accessible.
Wide corridors and doorways throughout make for an enjoyable shopping experience. There are four disabled toilets situated within the Village, including one within the Tiptree Tea Rooms.
The Tea Rooms cater for a wide variety of dietary requirements. Please speak to the catering staff for further details.
If you would like further information on a visit to the Village please contact us on 01268 290229.