Grime's Graves - Prehistoric Flint Mine

Access

Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Handrails
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Wheelchair Loan
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Site Folders
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, water bowl located outside the visitor centre.
Wheelchair Access
Ramp into visitor centre and shop. The mine shaft is not accessible for wheelchair users.
Disabled Parking
There are two disabled car-parking spaces in the main car park, which is 500 metres from the entrance.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
Ladder used to access the mine shaft not suitable for those with limited mobility).
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
Picnic benches are located in front of the visitor centre.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
There are established grass paths all over the site but no hard of graveled surfaces.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible Toilets
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Handrails
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Braille Guides
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Braille Signage
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Torches
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Sensory Experiences
Beautiful birdsong, especially cuckoo and skylark.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, water bowl located outside the visitor centre.
Handling Objects
Touchable reproduction Neolithic tools.
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No
Areas Of Low Lighting
Low levels of natural light in the mine shaft itself, although there is artificial lighting in the galleries at the bottom of the shaft.
Large Print
No
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Vibrating Fire Alarms
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Tour Transcripts
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Film Subtitles
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BSL Tours
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Audio Installation Transcripts
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
Yes, water bowl located outside the visitor centre.
Induction Loops
Loop situated in the public mine, (access is via a 9 metre ladder).
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
Beautiful birdsong, especially cuckoo and skylark.
Handling Objects
Touchable reproduction Neolithic tools.
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Special Diets
n/a
Health And Safety
Trip Hazard
Uneven surfaces all over the site, including rabbit holes, tree stumps, and long grass.
Sheer Drop
One mine shaft is open to the public, access is by ladder down a 9 metre drop. Although shaft access is always supervised by a member of staff, there is no access down the shaft for children under 10 years old, or for those with limited mobility.
Slip Hazard
Grass areas may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
The entire area is covered with undulations and slopes where the disused mine shafts are located.
Steep Stairs
Steep step-ladder in the public mine shaft
Uneven Ground
The entire site is uneven. A companion is advised.

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