Apex Park given thumbs-up in new visitor survey
Apex Wildlife Park has been praised by users in a new study published
October, 100 people have completed a survey overseen by Sedgemoor
found 80% say personal safety in the park is 'good' or 'excellent'
while 75% praised disabled access.
92% rated the landscape as 'good' or 'excellent', and 98% highly
rated the park's wildlife.
results found 84% of those surveyed were repeat visitors. The
majority are keen to see continued events, such as the successful
Car parking, information, signs, the children's play area and
skate park were all given a thumbs up.
Areas for improvement include the cleanliness of the toilets,
making the public more aware of information about the park, and
improving the availability of dog waste bins.
Cook, Parks and Open Spaces Policy Officer, said: "Sedgemoor
District Council aims to manage Apex Park for the benefit of the
community and encourage wildlife so these results really support
the work we have been doing."
of activities take place, such as the Sunday morning dog training
club and model boating on Wednesday evenings in the summer and
is also a very popular park activity with twenty-one new fishing
platforms constructed in January 2009 around the fishing lake.
The childrens play and skate park are also big draws to
local families so we want to make sure all the parks facilities
are kept in a great condition to the enjoyment of all."
Apex also has an active friends group and those who would like
to get involved should call 01278 436420 or email here.