Accessibility in the Gardens
Access for wheelchairs and pushchairs is possible around the Gardens, although for Health & Safety reasons some areas are not recommended.
A map showing the suggested route around the Gardens to avoid steps, uneven ground and slopes can be obtained on request from the Ticket Office. This map should enable visitors to enjoy as much access as reasonably possible to the Gardens.
Two wheelchairs are also available for visitors to use free of charge, these should be requested from the Ticket Office and are on a first come, first served basis.
"The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect." -- Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web.
This is the official accessibility statement for the Aberglasney Gardens web site. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact us on email@example.com
Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site. On Windows, you can press ALT + an access key; on Macintosh, you can press Control + an access key (depending on which browser you use). In some browsers, you may need to press ENTER to confirm your choice.
All pages on this site define the access keys noted below. NOTE: Some pages that do not have the standard set of links or follow the standard page layout may not support the full set of accesskeys. This also applies to any downloadable documents that do not use the standard layout.
Access key 1 - Home page
The Tab Key can be used to skip through successive options or navigation elements.
The pages within the Aberglasney Gardens web site comply with all priority 1 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines..
The pages within the Aberglasney Gardens web site should validate
as XHTML 1.0 Transitional.
On any page within the website, there is a 'Skip Navigation' link (accesskey S) mapped to an invisible graphic, in order to bypass navigation links.
Every page has two global navigation bars, one that precedes the main content of the page, and which includes the following links: "Home", "History", "Times and Prices", "News", "Events", "Cafe", "Shop", "Flowers", "Links", "Accommodation" and "Contact Us". The left-hand bar includes a series of links to each garden within Aberglasney. Below these links on the left-hand bar is both a summary of the next forthcoming Event and the latest News article, as taken from the Events section and News section respectively. The format of the left-hand bar changes within the Shop section. When in the shop, this displays the current order within the shopping basket.
Links are written to make sense out of context. Where the text of the link
does not explain the purpose, the "Title" attribute has been added
All content images used in this site include descriptive alt attributes. Purely decorative graphics include null alt attributes.
This site uses css for layout, however some pages may contain tables to assist
in layout Where used solely for layout purposes, table headers are not used,
however the 'summary' attribute is still used to expalin the contents of a