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Connect Culture | April 28, 2017

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Leamington Spa

Leamington Spa, also known as the Royal Leamington Spa,is a popular place to visit for a day out – for shopping and restaurants. Students from Warwick University also visit regularly.

Leaming Spa gems

 The Royal Pump Rooms and Jephson Gardens

 Leamington Spa, Bridge over Rover Leam Jephson Gardens

The Royal Pump Rooms are now a cultural tourist complex, housing the town’s Museum, Art Gallery, Library and Tourist Information Centre, alongside the Regency-style Assembly Rooms and a  café. When it’s busy it’s not easy to get a table!

In the museum, there are displays on the historic use of the Pump Roomsand Spa Treatments, including some rather fascinating objects from the former physiotherapy department. Should you wish, and dare to, there is also the opportunity to sample the spa water!

Wheelchair access The art gallery is on one level and the museum is on two levels, the upper floor accessible by stairs. A chairlift to the upper floor is usually available on request. There is wheelchair access throughout rest of the building, including toilets. For more information please telephone 01926 742700 or ask at the Art Gallery reception desk.

Across the road from Royal Pump Rooms are the Jephson Gardens, which is accessible by paths throughout.

The ParadeVictoria Terrace

the Parade,Leamington Spa Leamington Spa, the Parade All Saints Church

The Parade in Leamington Spa is where you would alight from the bus if you travelled by bus. The Parade has many bus stops where you can stop off and do some shopping. The pavements are wide and easy to negotiate for wheelchair users.

When arriving in Leamington Spa consider:

Parking

Public Toilet /conveniences

Leamington Spa Station with station plan (hover with cursor for images) We ve had reports that accessible taxis are hard to come by at Leamington Spa.

Buses nos 12 (includes and via Warwick University and Kenilworth), X15, X18

Visitors with mobility issues might want to start with the Shopmobility service,   Level 4, Royal Priors Car Park, Park St, Leamington Spa CV32 4XT (map)

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