Accessibility and Inclusion, Online and Offline

Tuesday 25th June 2024 – 9.30am – 11.30am
The Pavilion Room at The Alnwick Garden


This month our Grow Business Club focusses on the world of accessibility and inclusion both on and offline. As winners of the Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award at this years NE Tourism awards, The Garden team will be sharing our journey to becoming an inclusive visitor attraction for all. We’ll also be joined by fabulous guest speakers Ste Dunn from Northern Pride and Sarah Garman from Bendrigg Trust who will share their extensive knowledge and experience with the group. This is one not to be missed!

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  • 9.30am – 9.45am Registration, refreshments and networking
  • 9.45am – 10am Welcome and introductions
  • 10am – 10.20am Ste Dunn (Northern Pride) – Talk
  • 10.20am – 11.05am Roundtable discussions (10 minute circuit stations)
  • 11.05am – 11.20am Sarah Garman (Bendrigg Trust) – Talk
  • 11.20am – 11.30am Round up and thanks with optional TAG or Lilidorei free tour


  • Where do I park?

    Attendees of the Grow Business Club can park free of charge in the MAIN car park* opposite the entrance to the garden. Please show your Grow Business Club event ticket to our staff in the main car park to obtain free parking.

    *Please note, attendees are not to park in the accessible/priority car park next to the treehouse, with the exception of registered blue badge holders.

  • Where is The Pavlion Room located?

    From the main car park, please make your way across the road, and through the main gated entrance of the garden. Follow the signage for The Garden, past admissions on your right and through the gated entrance on the left, the Pavilion Room is on the left.

  • Are there refreshments provided?

    Yes, we offer tea, coffee and refreshments at Grow Business Club.

  • Can I book a mobility scooter or wheelchair?

    The Alnwick Garden has a limited number of mobility scooters and wheelchairs available to visitors free of charge. It’s advisable to book in advance by calling 01665 511350 and choosing option 1. Scooters are booked for 3hrs and can be collected from either admissions or the priority car park.

  • What is the dress code?

    There is no formal dress code for our Grow Business Club.