image for Gala item typeUpperby Gala at Hammond's Pond

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Gala, Mon 29 May 2017, free entry

Upperby Gala

Upperby Gala


Carlisle Tourist Information Centre

01228 598596


Blackwell Road,


Carlisle City Council's Upperby Gala is a very popular Bank Holiday family event set in parkland to the east of the city.

Check back soon for full details on this year’s entertainment and activities.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Cafe open 12.00 to 16.00 weekends and school holidays.

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 29 May 2017


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 29 May Upperby Gala



See location of Hammond's Pond on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NY 402532  Lat: 54.86996 Long: -2.93334

Main entrance off Blackwell Road, Carlisle.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Carlisle station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Cafe open 12.00 to 16.00 weekends and school holidays.

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
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • 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


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • 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