Accessibility and facilities

Cup of tea and an open book on a cafe table

Disabled access and facilities

  • a disabled toilet is located near the main car park, a RADAR key is required
  • accessible walks - the best accessible paths are compacted surface paths around Barden Lake. A shorter walk is available from the car park past the Stone Lock
  • seating is available around Barden Lake
  • Barden Lake lakeside parking, viewpoint and an accessible fishing platform can accessed with a RADAR key by unlocking the barrier by the toilets

See The RADAR key.

The play area is mainly surfaced with rubber surfacing which gives limited access for wheelchair users and the visually impaired.


You'll find the cafe in the park near the main car park and play area. Serving hot and cold food and drinks, all seating is outside.

The cafe will be closed between 5 December 2022 and 1 January 2023. It will reopen on 2 January 2023.


Toilets can be found near the main car park. This includes a disabled toilet is located near the main car park, a RADAR key is required.

Picnic areas

There are several areas with picnic tables. You can find them:

  • by the cafe
  • at Barden Lake
  • at the Shallows bridge
  • in the play area

Management plan

See our Haysden Country Park management plan 2020 to 2024

Contact the leisure team

Telephone: 01732 844522