Woodcombe Lodges Access Statement

Woodcombe Lodges site is accessed by a slightly sloped drive, reception is in the entrance to Woodcombe Lodge House, this is via 3 steps – but on arrival if mobility is a problem just sound horn, as we will be expecting you, we will come out and direct you to your accommodation.

Woodcombe Lodges consists of two Cottages – situated in a wing of our house, parking for these is at the top of our drive. There is a level path leading around the rear of our house to Rose Cottage, and further on around to the front of the wing to April Cottage.

Rose Cottage – is via a small step into the living room. Inside there is also a small step into the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. This accommodation is not recommended for wheel chair users.

April Cottage , is also accessed via a step, the living room/kitchen is on the ground floor. There are steep stairs leading up to the two bedroom. This accommodation is not recommended for wheel chair users or the very elderly, a stair gate can be provided for small children.

We also have six Lodges situated within our three acre garden.

Access to these is by a level gravelled drive way, off the main drive which is tarmac.

We describe the access to each of these lodges individually with the last three being WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBLE – LABURNUM, CHERRY TREE, AND HOLLY LODGES.

Parking – all lodges have parking spaces adjacent to them, with all having space for two cars.

Pine Tree Lodge – Gravel path from car to veranda, two shallow steps onto veranda. Double door into lodge. All accommodation is on the ground floor. There is insufficient room for a wheel chair user.

Cedar Lodge – The same design as Pine Tree with a gravel path from car to veranda with two shallow steps onto the veranda. There is one door into the lodge. All accommodation is on the ground floor. There is insufficient room for a wheel chair user.

  • Yew Tree Lodge – is of the same design with parking by the side and with two shallow steps onto the veranda.
  • All accommodation is on the ground floor.
  • There is insufficient room for a wheel chair user.

Laburnum Lodge – mobility rating – M2

Laburnum can sleep up to 6 people.

There is a ramp for wheel chairs at the side of the lodge where the cars can be parked.

Access into the lodge – all accommodation is on the ground floor via a wide door into the living area. The kitchen and living room are open plan and there is plenty of space.

There is a bathroom which does not have disabled access.

There is a wheel in shower room, which has a pull down seat if needed. And there is also a grab handle. En-suite to the large bedroom which has linked twin beds. A shower chair is supplied.

There are three bedrooms. The twin/linked and double bedrooms have space for a wheel chair.

Emergency escape is from the twin/linked bedroom which has a separate exit door.

Cherry Tree Lodge – Mobility rating – M1

Cherry can be accessed either by two steps onto the veranda, or by a ramp which is at the side of the lodge from where the car is parked.

There are double doors into the living room, with plenty of width for a wheel chair. The living room and kitchen are open plan so accessibility for a wheel chair is no problem. All accommodation is ground floor

There is a bathroom, with a pull down support by the side of the toilet, plus a grab handle the other side.

There is a bath in this bathroom, with a shower attachment, plus grab handles. A bath seat which sits across the top of the bath can be provided if required.

There is a double bedroom, with sufficient space for a wheel chair one side of the bed.

There is also a twin room with sufficient space for a wheel chair.

Holly Lodge – mobility rating – M2

Holly is our largest lodge which can sleep up to 10 people.

There is a ramp for wheel chairs at the side of the lodge where the cars can be parked.

Access into the lodge – all accommodation is on the ground floor via double doors into the living area. The kitchen and living room are open plan and there is plenty of space.

There is a bathroom which has the pull down support by the side of the toilet, plus a grab handle on the wall, and sufficient space to manoeuvre a wheel chair.

There is a wheel in shower room, which has a pull down seat if needed. And there is also a grab handle.

There is also an en-suite bathroom to one of the double bedrooms, but this is not wheel chair accessible.

There are four bedrooms. Both double bedrooms have space for a wheel chair. There is also space in one of the twin rooms.

General Information

We recommend you telephone us to check availability. We suggest you discuss with us any special needs you may have and we will be more than happy to help and will recommend the most suitable accommodation for your needs. We will always answer your questions honestly as we never wish a guest to be disappointed by their experience at Woodcombe. We can assist with unloading and reloading your car if this is needed.

Games Room – access through double doors from a concrete path without a step. Access for this path is from the gravel drive by the side of Cherry Tree Lodge.

Laundry Room – Accessed by one step across a short lawn.

Our gardens are mainly lawn and shrub borders.

All the verandas are south facing and have beautiful views, which wheel chair users can enjoy.