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  • Broads Tourism
  • Broads Quality Charter Gold
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Birdwatching

BROADS QUALITY CHARTER GOLD

The Waterside Rollesby

The Waterside Rollesby

The Waterside Rollesby

Details

The Waterside in Rollesby, Great Yarmouth is the perfect place to observe the wonderful wildlife that visits the Trinity Broads.

From the boats, the terrace or from the specially designed bird hide, observe the incredible range of wildlife including a family of herons and, if you are lucky, the otters.

This is a triple SI rated site. (Site of special scientific interest) and binocular hire is available.

Specially designed wildlife educational game for children provided without charge.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Children welcomeSmoking not allowed

Full Disabled Access (Gentleman Jim boat trip unable to accommodate wheelchairs – voucher holders can take an alternative trip on our fully accessible wheely boat by prior arrangement.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Open daily (except Christmas Day & New Years Day):

During winter: Daily from 09:30 to 16:30 plus evening restaurant opening Thursday to Saturday evenings from 18:30 until 21:00.

Address

Main Road,
Rollesby,
Great Yarmouth,
Norfolk,
NR29 5EF

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Full Disabled Access (Gentleman Jim boat trip unable to accommodate wheelchairs – voucher holders can take an alternative trip on our fully accessible wheely boat by prior arrangement.

Location

Directions

See location of The Waterside Rollesby on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 461154  Lat: 52.68035 Long: 1.63938

The Waterside, Rollesby, is located just 15 miles from Norwich and 7 miles from Great Yarmouth on the main A149 Stalham to Yarmouth Road.

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 gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

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
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • 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
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu