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  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Educational Visits

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Merrivale Model Village

Merrivale Model Village

Merrivale Model Village
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50p off per person. Not available on super saver or carer tickets.
Dates valid: 4 January 2017 - 29 October 2017
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One of Great Yarmouth's best loved family attractions, set in over an acre of award-winning landscaped gardens with streams, waterfalls and lake with Koi Carp. Sit for a while, escape the hustle and bustle while you watch the Merrivale Railway go by and wonder at the models.

Traditional crazy golf is also included in the admission price.

The popular Old Penny Arcade is where you can hear the 'laughing sailor' and see 'what the butler saw', and not forgetting the Merrivale Tea Rooms, a favourite on the Golden Mile.

New for 2016 - The Merrivale Eye!

OPENING TIMES: 19 March to 30 October 2016, daily from 10:00 (seasonal last admissions). Evening illuminations daily from 27 July to 1 September 2016 & Wednesday 26 October 2016.

SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 1½ hours.

EDUCATIONAL VISIT FACILITIES:
Free preliminary visit for teacher.
Outdoor eating area available.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groups

Mobile phone coverageChildren welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking allowed

Prices

Please contact directly for details

Contact

Mr Peter Williamson & Mrs Shirley Whelan

01493 842097

Address

Marine Parade,
Great Yarmouth,
Norfolk,
NR30 3JG

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking allowedSmoking allowed

Location

Directions

See location of Merrivale Model Village on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 531066  Lat: 52.59854 Long: 1.73622

By Road:
Take the A12 to Great Yarmouth. The Model Village is on Marine Parade next to Wellington Pier and Pleasure Beach Gardens.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Entrance

  • 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)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

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
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children