North Wessex Downs AONB
Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to the North Wessex Downs AONB website.

This website is run by North Wessex Downs AONB. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.  For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver).

Accessibility on makes available the UserWay Website Accessibility Widget that is powered by a dedicated accessibility server. The software allows to improve its compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).

Enabling the Accessibility Menu

The accessibility menu can be enabled either by hitting the tab key when the page first loads or by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the corner of the page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.

Further help

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. This includes how to:

  • make text larger
  • magnify the screen
  • change fonts and colours
  • make your mouse pointer easier to see
  • using your keyboard instead of a mouse
  • making your device talk to you

What to do if you can’t access parts of this website or if you want to report accessibility problems

If you need information on this website in a different format please contact us. We will consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.  Also, if you want to provide feedback on this website or report a problem please contact us.  You can contact us in the following ways:


Call: 01249 706101 (Please note: if our office is closed e.g. when out of hours, you may be asked to leave a message or be diverted to another number.)

Or use the form on this website by following this link:

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, please contact the Equality and Advisory Support Service.


As of 6th January 2022, there were 13 documents on published since 23 September 2018.  We will review whether or not we need to change these documents to make them accessible by 1st September 2022.

Last updated

This statement was last updated on 6th January 2022