ACCESS STATEMENT FOR THORNGARTH COUNTRY GUEST HOUSE



ACCESS STATEMENT

Introduction: 

We aim to cater for and meet the needs of all our visitors to our home – Thorngarth Country Guest House – a 5 Bedroom Guest Accommodation. The following Access statement is a summary of our provision. If you have any specific questions, please feel free to call us on 01524 241295 and we will answer and address you queries as appropriate.

Pre-Arrival:  

· There are three train stations – Settle, Bentham and Ribblehead within a 15-minute car drive from Thorngarth House. If you advise us at the time of booking we are happy to arrange pick up from any of these stations as required.

· There is a local taxi service available from both Settle and Bentham.

· There is a local bus service from Settle, which drops off at the Ingleton Community Centre, which is a 15-minute walk from Thorngarth Country Guest House.

· Brochures and menus can be provided with the latter being available in large print if required.

· We have a website which has a high level map showing the location of Thorngarth Country guest house in relation to Ingleton village and the surrounding areas.

· We can be contacted via telephone, fax, or email (details below).

 Arrival & Car Parking Facilities:

 · On arrival to Thorngarth Country Guest House, there is a large tarmac driveway entrance, which has a slight gradient.

· Although there are 4 marked off road parking bays, the driveway and parking area can accommodate up to 6 to 7 vehicles.

· There is also off road parking available if required and can accommodate 3 to 4 vehicles.

· There is a wide path to the front entrance with 14 steps – 15cm high and 30 cm wide.

· We can assist guests with their luggage if required.

· The village is a 15 to 20 minutes comfortable walk along a footpath from Thorngarth Country Guest House.

 

 

 Main Entrance & Reception:

· The front door has 2 steps 15cm high.

· The front door is always locked but we do have a doorbell, which can be easily reached.

· The front door is 1 metre wide and leads into a front porch.

· The inside porch door is 80cm wide and leads into a large hallway.

· There are high quality carpets throughout Thorngarth Country Guest House.

Public Areas – Ground Floor (Internal):

· The Residents Lounge and Dining Room is on the ground floor.

· The door from the entrance hall into the Resident Lounge and Dining Room is 90cm wide.

· The porch, entrance hall and public ground floor Access areas to the public are very well lit.

· There are NO ground floor bedrooms.

· There is no public WC available on the ground floor.

Residents Lounge / Dining Room:

· Breakfast and Evening Meals are served in the Dining Room on the ground floor.

· Residents lounge furniture is in fixed positions and has a leather covering.

· The Dining Room furniture is flexible in positioning and can be moved on request.

· Tables are 2m x 75cm and 80cm in height. The chairs are padded without arms and cam also be moved to accommodate.

· Menus can be provided in large print if required.

Grounds and Gardens:

· From the Dining Room there is Access to a pebble-stoned courtyard through 1.1m double-glazed – double doors.

· From the courtyard there is Access to a lawned and stonewall back garden via 20 steps and a handrail. The steps are 20cm high and 30cm wide.

· Guests are most welcome to use and have free Access to the Grounds and Gardens however; they do so at their own risk due to the nature of the terrain and landscape of the courtyard, granite steps and rockery.

 

 Bedrooms:

· All 5-guest bedrooms are on the first floor with Access to the bedrooms via an 80cm wide staircase with a handrail and 17 steps – 18cm high and 24cm wide.

· The stairs lead to a very large first floor carpet and well-lit landing.

· Four of the bedrooms have electric shower en suite facilities, and one bedroom has private shower facilities. En suite showers are of a size 80cm x 90cm. There is no bath available to guests.

· All rooms have double glazed windows and ceiling fans.

Kilnsey Crag Bedroom - Twin:

· Access to this room is via a 90cm wide door.

· The room can be set up as a double or a twin bedroom.

· Beds are a of a standard single bed size and have a bedside table and light, chest of draws and wardrobe with hanging space.

· There is a large hand basin with both hot and cold water in the room.

· Access to the private facilities – a shower with a 30cm step and separate toilet is 3m across the first floor landing.

· There is a comfortable leather occasional armchair in the bedroom.

·A television with remote control and teletext.

· Fitted short pile carpet on the floor.

Grassington - Double:

· Access to this room is via a 90cm wide door.

· The room is a double bedroom, with ample and sufficient Access space on either side of the bed.

· Beds are a of a standard double bed size and has bedside tables and light and a wardrobe with hanging space.

· There is an en suite shower, with hot and cold water in the room.

· Access to the en suite facility – a shower with a 25cm step, toilet and hand basin is via a 65cm internal door.

· There is a comfortable leather occasional armchair in the bedroom.

·A television with remote control and teletext is on a wall bracket.

· Fitted short pile carpet on the floor.

Wharfedale – Double:

· Access to this room is via a 90cm wide door.

· The room is a double bedroom, with ample and sufficient Access space on either side of the bed.

· Beds are a of a standard double bed size and has bedside tables and light and a wardrobe with hanging space.

· There is an en suite shower, with hot and cold water in the room.

· Access to the en suite facility – a shower with a 25cm step, toilet and hand basin is via a 65cm internal door.

· There is a comfortable leather occasional armchair in the bedroom.

·A television with remote control and teletext is on a wall bracket.

· Fitted short pile carpet on the floor.

Malham – Double/Twin:

· Access to this room is via a 90cm wide door.

· The room can be set up as a twin or a double bedroom.

· There is ample and sufficient Access space on either side of the bed(s) twin or double.

· Beds are a of a standard single bed size and has bedside tables and light and a wardrobe with hanging space.

· There is an en suite shower, with hot and cold water in the room.

· Access to the en suite facility – a shower with a 25cm step, toilet and hand basin is via a 65cm internal door.

· There is a comfortable leather occasional armchair in the bedroom.

·A television with remote control and teletext is on a wall bracket.

· Fitted short pile carpet on the floor.

 

 

 

Ingleborough – Double:· Access to this room is via a 90cm wide door.

 

 

· The room is a double bedroom, with ample and sufficient Access space on either side of the bed.

· Beds are a of a standard double bed size and has bedside tables and light and a wardrobe with hanging space.

· There is an en suite shower, with hot and cold water in the room.

· Access to the en suite facility – a shower with a 25cm step, toilet and hand basin is via a 65cm internal door.

· There is a comfortable leather occasional armchair in the bedroom.

·A television with remote control and teletext is on a wall bracket.

· Fitted short pile carpet on the floor.

Additional Information:

· Assistance dogs are welcomed.

· Mobile phone reception is very good within and around Thorngarth Country Guest House.

·We are able to use the front, back and porch doors in the need of evacuation. The Guest House has a smoke and fire alarm system, which is tested regularly. If you require assistance for evacuating please notify us on arrival i.e. hearing impairment, we will ensure that you are evacuated safely.

· We are a no smoking establishment (smoking is allowed in the courtyard and garden where ashtrays are provided.)

· We are happy to refrigerate medication/food as required.

Contact Information:

· Address: Thorngarth Country Guest House, New Road, Ingleton, North Yorkshire, LA6 3HN

· Telephone: 01524 241295

· Fax: 01524 241033

· Email: davidegregory@btopenworld.com

· Website: www.thorngarth.com

· Hours of Operation; Open All year round subject to demand / seasonal.

 

 
Dave and Sally Gregory

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