Accessibility

Puxton Park offers a great day out for all the family with wide level pathways throughout making the park easily accessible for wheelchair users. There are also parking spaces reserved for Blue Badge holders closer to the entrance and flat easy access to the park and all indoor areas. There are also accessible toilets in all rest rooms.

The park is accessible by buses X1 which run every 30 minutes from Bristol or Weston-Super-Mare with a stop at the end of our drive (approximately 10 minutes’ walk to reception) We are situated on the A370 in Hewish, 5 minutes from Junction 21 motorway exit.

Car parking is free. The main car park has facilities for approximately 260 cars on hard standing plus a further 11 designated disabled spaces on concrete, designated coach park also. The route to the main car park is lit. An overflow grass car park is used during peak times and has spaces for further 400 cars. Access from the designated disabled parking spaced to the main entrance is on concrete and from all other areas on tarmac or hard core. The grounds at Puxton Park are suitable for wheelchair and disabled users.

On arrival we have several disabled parking spaces situated near the entrance to the park reception and farm shop. We also have six disabled toilets on site, one in the play barn, one behind reception, one in the party rooms, one the Animal Discovery Barn, one in the Meadows restaurant and another upstairs in near conference facilities.

If you require a wheelchair and can’t bring one with you, don’t worry we have wheelchairs here that we are happy to lend you for the day, it is advisable to book in advance is you can by phoning reception on 01934 523 500. If you have any other special requirements or questions, please call us on 01934 523 500.

Anyone carrying a Blue Badge or who is registered as disabled may come in the park for the concessions. A carer entry is free with a paying disabled visitor.

Please bring proof of your status to receive the discount.

Disability proof; PIP/DLA letter, Blue Badge, an Education Health Care Plan from the LEA or NHS, or a letter from a medical professional on NHS headed paper.

Miniature Train

Our Miniature train is accessible for wheelchair users and free for all to enjoy. The train runs throughout the year (check times with reception) from the custom built Puxton Station and takes visits on a tour around the lake, farmlands and conservation area within the park.

Tractor Rides

Our tractor rides are also a firm favourite with all visitors and accessible for wheelchair users. This is a great way to see the entire park from a farmer's eye view. The on board commentary from our expert animal team makes this a really is good way to understand everything Puxton has to offer, from our working farm to the dairy, cheese factory and specialist animals to general fun facts about the park.

Ability Wheelchair Trampoline

This flush fitted trampoline is a great recent addition to the park and can be used by all regardless of ability and age. The bevelled edges on both sides act as ramps allowing wheelchair users to move on and off the springy surface easily. Keeping safety a high priority the trampoline has been designed to eliminate any finger or hand traps and has rubber edging and no hard surfaces.

Animal Encounters

Our daily Animal Encounters sessions (check reception for times) offer all visitors a chance to get up close to our smaller park pets and can be a wonderful interactive social, physical and emotional experience for all.