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Farm, free entry

Heeley City Farm

Heeley City Farm

Address

Richards Road,
Heeley,
Sheffield,
S2 3DT

Details

Environment in action for all the family! Wind and sun powered city farm and education centre with friendly farm animals, relaxing herb, wildlife and organic gardens. Childrens playground and adjoining park with Sheffield's largest climbing boulder. Healthy eating cafe, peat-free garden centre, toilets, recycling facilities, disabled access and more.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Disabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

We can cater for any visiting group or individual; we are child friendly, we have full disabled access and there is a bookable classroom for group or school visits. We have free, on site parking for coaches and cars, a cafe with a small selection of gifts to buy, toilets and several handwashing facilities. Tours are available on request; large parties are advised to phone beforehand to ensure that we can make all the amenities available for them.

Opening Details

Open all the time


Prices

Free entry

Directions

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Map reference: SK 354852  Lat: 53.36248 Long: -1.46951

By Road:
Leave Sheffield city centre on Bramall Lane, heading south. Cross the A61 (Queens Road) and follow B6338 (Myrtle Road). Brown Heeley City Farm tourist signs should then guide the way.

By Public Transport:
Bus - from Pond Street bus interchange in city centre; No 53 (Low Edges) to Pondsfords on Queens Road or No 47 (Herdings) to Prospect Road - follow the brown Heeley City Farm tourist signs.
Taxi - approx £5 from city centre

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Midland Train Station station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • 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
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

We can cater for any visiting group or individual; we are child friendly, we have full disabled access and there is a bookable classroom for group or school visits. We have free, on site parking for coaches and cars, a cafe with a small selection of gifts to buy, toilets and several handwashing facilities. Tours are available on request; large parties are advised to phone beforehand to ensure that we can make all the amenities available for them.

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 solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

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
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast 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
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to 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
  • 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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