Facilities & Access

General

  • Tea rooms serving drinks, cakes, freshly prepared lunches, cream teas
  • Plant centre selling wide variety of plants
  • Gift shop for that little reminder of Marks Hall
  • Free parking with separate mobility spaces 20 m from Visitor Centre
  • Toilet facilities
  • Group bookings and coaches welcome by prior arrangement – please contact us
  • Assistance dogs only welcome in the Arboretum and Visitor Centre. Dog walking routes on our woodland walks accessible from the car park

Family & Children

  • Baby-change facility in accessible toilet
  • Pushchairs welcome in the Arboretum
  • Children’s play area within Arboretum

Access

  • Mobility parking available within 20 m of Visitor Centre
  • Visitor Centre and toilets accessible via level surface through the front entrance or via side door with ramp access
  • Adapted toilet at Visitor Centre
  • Network of hard surfaced paths provide full wheelchair and pushchair access from the Visitor Centre through the central area of the arboretum up to the walled garden
  • Path network generally level with the exception of the path from the Visitor Centre to the old mansion house site which has reasonably steep incline – alternate level routes available
  • Paths in the wider arboretum generally grass rides
  • Woodland walks mostly on surfaced paths
  • 3 manual wheelchairs available for loan subject to availability (booking advised)
  • 2 volunteer-driven golf buggies (1 x 3-seat, 1 x 5-seat) available for use by visitors with restricted mobility. Only available in the Spring and Summer Months. (booking essential)
  • Visitors supported by carers entitled to one free entrant per person for their support worker/carer. Attendants cannot be provided by Marks Hall

Assistance dogs only admitted to the Arboretum and Visitor Centre.