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Railway Event, from 10 Dec 2016

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway



01629 823076


Wirksworth Station,
Station Road,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec Santa Specials
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Dec Santa Specials
Tue 20 Dec Santa Specials
Wed 21 - Sat 24 Dec Santa Specials


See Santa in his on-train grotto for Christmas. Full details are available on the website or in our separate leaflet.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site catering

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec 2016
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Dec 2016
Tue 20 Dec 2016
Wed 21 - Sat 24 Dec 2016



See location of Ecclesbourne Valley Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 286544  Lat: 53.08613 Long: -1.57339

From Carsington Water take B5035 to Wirksworth Market Place. From Cromford take B5036 to Wirksworth Market Place. Station on Coldwell Street.
Bus 6.1 From Derby or Bakewell

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Cromford station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • 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:
    • 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)


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


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • 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:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair