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Shipley Country Park

Name

Shipley Country Park Visitor Centre

Type of organisation

Local Authority (Derbyshire County Council)

Location

Slack Lane, Heanor, Derbyshire DE75 7GX

Signposted from Derby Road (A608) and from M1 Junction 26.

Open to groups and/or individuals

Yes

Bike-only hire

Bikes are not available for hire.

Activities

There is an annual events programme which includes many events that are suitable for wheelchair users / those with mobility difficulties. Please contact us for further details. (Please note that our events are not themed on cycling).

Charge

Entry to the park is free for everyone. However car parking charges apply. Free car parking is available for Blue Badge holders but their badge must be displayed.

Events – for some a charge applies, others are free. Please contact the park for further information.

Tramper hire: £15 per year to register for free use or £5 per hour for unregistered users. Please contact us for further details.

Limitations on use

No

Types of bike

Bikes are not available for hire.

Booking arrangements / times / charges etc

Tramper hire – please contact us to register/book.

Year round / seasonal

Year round

Other facilities

  • Wheelchair accessible visitor centre, café and toilets.
  • Changing Place facility with an adjustable sink, hoist and changing platform.
  • Two other disabled toilet blocks within the park (Derby Lodge and Mapperley Reservoir car park).
  • Disabled car parking at all car parks.
  • Access for All routes.
  • Disabled fishing platforms.
  • Tramper hire.

Suggested routes

Please contact us for further information.

Offer advice on suitability of bikes for riders?

N/A

Preferential rates for CTC members?

N/A

Contact details

01773 719961

countrysideservice@derbyshire.gov.uk

www.derbyshire.gov.uk - Shipley

 

Information updated by provider December 2012

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  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Carol McKinley (Acting)
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541

 

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