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image for Skateboarding item typeOne Minet Skate Park

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Skateboarding, free entry

Photograph by Daisy Tyszkiewicz

Photograph by Daisy Tyszkiewicz


Rear of Lord Butler Leisure Centre,
Peaslands Road,
Saffron Walden,
CB11 3EG


The Main skate park has three deep bowls and a street section and is limited to those aged 10 years and above. The mini skate park and rail area are suitable for beginners and younger users. There is ample room for picnicking on the adjoining field. It is situated next to the Lord Butler Leisure Centre which has a swimming pool and other facilities for non skating family members.

Coach parties acceptedPicnic siteAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Best Skatepark in Great Britain and fourth best in Europe - channel 4 Extreme Sports.

Opening details

Open 365 days of the year from 8am - 10pm


Free entry

Free admission.

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See location of One Minet Skate Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 590410  Lat: 52.04459 Long: 0.31707

By Road:
Follow signs to Lord Butler Leisure Centre off the Thaxted Rd. Leisure Centre is at jct of Peaslands Rd and Thaxted Rd mini roundabout. Parking is on the right hand side of the Leisure Centre. Walk around the back of the Leisure Centre by path up the small slope.
Disabled parking ONLY to the left hand side of the Leisure Centre in Turpins Bowling Centre.

Parking: free


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Best Skatepark in Great Britain and fourth best in Europe - channel 4 Extreme Sports.

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
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility


Skatepark is for wheeled sports so is wheelchair friendly. Viewing is disabled friendly too.