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Bodyflight Vertigo

Bodyflight Vertigo

Address

Building 36,
Twinwoods Business Park, Twinwoods Road,
Clapham, Bedford,
Bedfordshire,
MK41 6AE

Details

Bodyflight Vertigo - a 120ft Power Fan Descender jump from the roof of the wind tunnel. Participants climb to the roof of the tunnel before having a cable attached to their full body harness and jumping from the side in an exhilarating drop. As they fall the cable slows their fall allowing them to gently land on their feet.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

Bodyflight has an extensive range of facilities including Accommodation, Gymnasium, Leisure centre including a state Of the art swimming pool and hydrotherapy centre. There is also a café on site which runs regular home made specials.

Opening details

Flights and jumps must be booked in advance. Closed Christmas and New Year.

Prices

Prices vary according to the type and length of lesson. For a combined single lesson in the tunnel and one jump on Vertigo the cost is £59 if booked in conjunction on the same day.

Flights only is just £39 and Vertigo only is just £30.

Group discounts are available for groups of 12 or more. Please call for more details.

Directions

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Map reference: TL 030536  Lat: 52.17105 Long: -0.49530

By Road:
From Bedford, follow the A6 north towards Kettering. You will see signs for Clapham and Bodyflight from the A6. Turn off the A6 into Clapham Village. At the first large roundabout turn left onto Twinwood Road. Follow this road for approximately 2 miles to the top of the hill. You will then come to the gates of the industrial estate where Bodyflight is based. Follow the signs for Bodyflight and park in the car park at the rear of the building. There are disabled parking spaces by the main entrance.

By Public Transport:
There is a train station and a bus station in Bedford. For details on train/bus times contact: Traveline on 0870 608 2608 or online at: www.traveline.org.uk.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Bodyflight has an extensive range of facilities including Accommodation, Gymnasium, Leisure centre including a state Of the art swimming pool and hydrotherapy centre. There is also a café on site which runs regular home made specials.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu