Accessibility Statement

Wharton Lodge Cottages Access Statement

Introduction

Our three self-catering cottages all have a ground and first floor. We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please do contact us. We look forward to welcoming you.

Pre-Arrival

  • We have a basic website and a Facebook Page
  • Bookings/enquiries may be made via the Web, email, phone or fax
  • The nearest bus stop (going to Ross-on-Wye/Hereford or Gloucester) is 5 metres from the end of our driveway
  • The nearest train station (Main Line Gloucester) is 15 miles away; there are accessible taxis at the station
  • In addition to our 'Welcome Hamper' we can arrange for shopping to be delivered on arrival
  • We can provide information in large print on request
  • The nearest RADAR toilet is in the town approximately 3 miles from the cottages

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • There is a car park in the courtyard in front of the cottages with an allocated space for each cottage
  • Car parking is on level tarmac, flat and even
  • There is plenty of additional parking on the driveways for visitor
  • The front door entrances each has one small step/threshold (Elgar and Harewood 15 cm, Grosvenor 4 cm)
  • The width of the front doors are Elgar 74 cm, Grosvenor and Harewood 97 cm
  • Parking is 15 metres away from the entrance
  • The entrance is reached across the level and even courtyard
  • The entrance is clearly signed from the car park

Public Areas - General (Internal)

  • Outhouse/refuse room on ground level
  • Door 95 cm wide with a small incline to level, concrete floor
  • Stone walls

Public Areas - WC

  • Accessed via a level graveled pathway from the walled garden
  • One small step 15 cm high and door 112 cm wide opening inward
  • Painted walls, linoleum covered level floor

Dining Room & Lounge

Elgar - Dining Room

  • The dining room and sitting room are open-plan with a door (width 74 cm) through to the kitchen
  • Round table (moveable) on central pedestal 73 cm floor to lowest point of table (underspace)., 1 metre round and 76 cm high
  • Chairs (all moveable) – 2 chairs with padded seat and no arms
  • Flooring is carpeted

Elgar - Lounge

  • Flooring is short pile fitted carpet
  • Furniture is moveable and there are plenty of cushions provided
  • Sofa and armchairs
  • Freeview TV provided with remote control (also available are DVD/CD Radio and iPod Dock

Grosvenor - Dining Room

  • The dining room and sitting room are open-plan with a stable door (width 84 cm) to the walled courtyard garden
  • Round table (moveable) on central pedestal 73 cm floor to lowest point of table (underspace)., 1 metre round and 76 cm high
  • Chairs (all moveable) – 4 chairs with padded seat and back, no arms. Two further chairs in bedroom if needed
  • Flooring is carpeted/cushion floor

Grosvenor - Lounge

  • Flooring is short pile fitted carpet
  • Furniture is moveable and there are plenty of cushions provided
  • Sofa and armchairs provided
  • Freeview TV provided with remote control (also available are DVD,CD/ Radio and iPod Dock

Harewood - Dining Room

  • The dining room and sitting room are open-plan, entered from a hall/lobby with hall cupboard (door width 83 cm).
  • Door to dining/lounge 74 cm
  • Square table (moveable and extendable) legs on each corner 58 cm floor to lowest point of table (under-space)., 90 cm long, 91 cm wide and 74 cm high
  • Chairs (all moveable) – 4 chairs with padded seat and no arms. There are 2 further chairs available upstairs if needed
  • Flooring is carpeted

Harewood - Lounge

  • Flooring is short pile fitted carpet
  • Furniture is moveable and there are plenty of cushions provided
  • One sofa and two chairs
  • Freeview flat screenTV provided with remote control (also available are DVD, CD/Radio and iPod Dock)

Laundry

  • In addition to a laundry service there is a laundry room in the outhouse (door width 74 cm). There is a standard size washer and separate dryer, both are front loading.

Shop; Leisure Facilities; Outdoor Facilities; Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting, Clubs, Entertainment

  • Not available

Bedrooms

  • Sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers are 100% Egyptian cotton
  • Quilts are hypo-allergenic
  • Blankets are wool or 100% cotton
  • Some feather pillows (please ask for hypo-allergenic option)
  • TV socket in master bedrooms

Elgar

  • One master bedroom with a king size (5 ft.) four poster bed
  • Bed height 70 cm, space each side of bed 1 metre
  • Reached via staircase of 15 steps (80 cm wide by 24 cm deep) Steps are 20 cm high
  • Handrail to one side of the stairs
  • Short pile carpet from stairs and throughout the first floor
  • Two armchairs

Grosvenor

  • Two bedrooms, master with a king size (5 ft.) bed
  • Bed height 66 cm, space each side of bed 90 cm
  • Two seater sofa
  • One step 12 cm to wardrobe/dressing area
  • Reached via staircase of 14 steps (80 cm wide by 24 cm deep) Steps are 19 cm high
  • Handrail to one side of the stairs
  • Short pile carpet from stairs and throughout the first floor
  • Single room: one 3 ft. bed with access from one side (moveable) bed height 56 cm, free space to right of bed 2 metres

Harewood

  • Two bedrooms, master with a king size (5ft.) bed
  • Bed height 62 cm, space each side of bed 55 cm
  • Reached via staircase of 14 steps (80 cm wide by 23 cm deep) Steps are 19 cm high
  • Handrail to one side of the stairs
  • Short pile carpet from stairs and throughout the first floor
  • One easy chair
  • Second Bedroom with a double bed (4.6ft.) Bed height 55 cm space each side of the bed 55 cm, door width 74 cm

Bathroom & WC

Elgar

  • Door width 69 cm
  • Bath with flexible shower over
  • Bath height is 55 cm
  • Free space in bathroom (free of doors and furniture) is 1.5 by .85 metres
  • Toilet Seat height is 40 cm
  • Bidet is 38 cm high
  • Vanity unit under washbasin

Grosvenor

  • Door width 69 cm
  • Bath with flexible shower over
  • Bath height is 55 cm
  • Free space in bathroom (free of doors and furniture) is 1.7 by 2.6 metres
  • Toilet Seat height is 42 cm
  • Pedestal under washbasin

Harewood

  • Door width 63 cm
  • Bath with flexible shower over
  • Bath height is 56 cm
  • Free space in bathroom (free of doors and furniture) is 80 cm by 80 cm
  • Toilet Seat height is 42 cm
  • Pedestal under washbasin

Self-Catering Kitchen

Elgar

  • Kitchen entrance is 74 cm wide
  • Worktop height is 90 cm
  • Oven door is drop down, height of lowest shelf is 40 cm, can be accessed from side
  • Sink is 90 cm high with cupboards under
  • Hob is 93 cm high
  • Flooring is linoleum/cushion flooring
  • Evenly lit kitchen with spotlights above work surfaces and under-cupboard lights where required
  • Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces
  • Larder fridge/freezer available, lowest shelf in fridge 25 cm and highest shelf in freezer 75 cm

Grosvenor

  • Kitchen is open plan to the dining area
  • Worktop height is 90 cm
  • Oven door is drop down, height of lowest shelf is 38 cm, can be accessed from side
  • Sink is 90 cm high with cupboards under
  • Hob is 93 cm high
  • Flooring is linoleum/cushion flooring
  • Evenly lit kitchen with spotlights above work surfaces and under-cupboard lights where required
  • Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces
  • Larder fridge/freezer available, lowest shelf in fridge 30 cm and highest shelf in freezer 122 cm

Harewood

  • Kitchen entrance is 106 cm wide to breakfast bar
  • Worktop height is 90 cm
  • Oven door is drop down, height of lowest shelf is 38 cm, can be accessed from side
  • Sink is 90 cm high with cupboards under
  • Hob is 93 cm high
  • Flooring is linoleum/cushion flooring
  • Evenly lit kitchen with spotlights above work surfaces and under-cupboard lights where required
  • Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces
  • Larder fridge/freezer available, lowest shelf in fridge 30 cm and highest shelf in freezer 122 cm

Grounds and Gardens

  • Large walled garden with level, graveled paths and grassed areas. Two ornamental ponds. Benches (seat 44 cm high and picnic table with fixed benches on two sides
  • Stone path leading to furnished glasshouse with one step 13 cm and double door 106 cm wide. Gravel surface with chairs, tables and cushions

Additional Information

  • Information is produced in size 14 font (can be increased on request)
  • Good mobile phone reception – all Networks. Pay-as-you-Go 02 mobile available to guests for the duration of their stay
  • WiFi available in Elgar, Grosvenor and Harewood
  • All cottages are no smoking
  • Pets and service dogs are welcome to Grosvenor and Harewood – please inform us on booking

Contact Information

Address: Wharton Lodge, Weston-under-Penyard, Herefordshire HR9 7JX
Telephone/Fax: 01989 750140
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.whartonlodge.co.uk
Hours of operation: 8.00 a.m. – 10 p.m. 7 days
Local transport numbers: Bus 08706082608 Train 08457484950
Local accessible taxi numbers: 01989 566246
Local Tourist Information Centre: Above Market House in Ross on Wye

Future Plans

  • We are reviewing options available for safety handles to be fitted in bath/shower areas.

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve. If you have any comments please phone 01989 750140 or email [email protected]

March 2017

 

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Call us: +44 (0) 1989 750140 or +44 (0) 7761 502674

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Nicky Cross

  • Address: Wharton Lodge, Weston-under-Penyard, Herefordshire HR9 7JX
  • Phone: +44 (0) 1989 750140 Mobile: +44 (0) 7761 502674
  • Email: [email protected]