Access Statement

INTRODUCTION

This is a free food and drink festival based in Castle Cary town centre. Its aim is to showcase primary producers from within 25 miles. There are over 70 stalls, cook school, BBQ master classes and entertainment at each one-day festival.

 

The Post Code for the centre of the festival site is BS7 7AH

PRE ARRIVAL AND PARKING MAP

The map here shows the general location within the town. For information on travel and transport, please see our travel advice page

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The festival site is approximately 1 miles from the railway station and will take approximately 20 minutes to walk.  The terrain is flat with dropped kerbs throughout.

There is also a local taxi service by Castle Cary Taxis who can be contacted on 01963 351333.

CAR PARKS

The nearest car park is the Millbrook Gardens, which is approximately 100m from the festival site BA7 7EE

· There is also a small car park at Catherine's Close BA7 7HP

NOTE:-  Parking is free for all visitors 

SITE ENTRY

Entry to the site is free and all on level ground.

Roads are laid to tarmac

In front of the Market Hall (where Cook School is) is approx 2metres of cobbles. Access is possible via the Undercroft area into the Market House across stone flags or via a dedicated slope access to the right hand side of the building

Stalls

The majority of stalls are canvas gazebos with counters at table height (75cms) and producers will be happy to serve from the front of the stall.

Cook School in the Market House

The cook school takes place on tables with height approx 75cm. eat:Festivals stewards [Show Makers] are available to help people with disabilities.

PUBLIC TOILETS

There are public toilets in the Market House and Portaloos on Woodcock Street (near Barclays bank cash machine). There are also many cafes, bars and restaurants around the festival that allow access during the festival.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

·       Festival overview, including map available from Show Makers.

·       Assisted dogs are welcome and water is provided.

 

Contacts:-

·       First Great Western: 0800 197 1329 or using type talk on 18001 0800 197 1329 

·       Castle Cary Taxis: 01963 351333

·       Local Buses: SW Coaches 

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Award winning locally focused events

Wellington Taunton Burnham-on-Sea Weston-super-Mare 

Castle Cary Crewkerne Nailsea Portishead Minehead

Email:
hello@eatfestivals.org

07771 665445

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