Hotels, Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs), Guest Houses, Pubs and Inns in WELLS, SOMERSET

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Showing 1 - 1 of 1 Disability-friendly places in or near Wells, Somerset, England

Double Gate

Wells, Somerset, England  [Google Map]

AA 4 star
Double Gate, 

    Quick facts...

  • Awards: Visit Britain Gold Award 2001/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10
  • Amenities: Lock-up facility for bicycles; Non-smoking (throughout); Lounge; Ironing facilities; Internet access (high speed) in public areas;
  • Parking: On-site parking; Free parking;
  • Accessibility: Accessibility information is shown below


7 rooms, with prices from £60


ACCESS STATEMENT DOUBLE-GATE B&B. 1. Three miles from Glastonbury. Six miles from Wells. 2. Rural location with no public transport available. 3. Parking (5 vehicles/gravel) adjacent to Swallow Barn accessible unit and Double-Gate farmhouse with overflow, covered parking (concrete) in adjacent small farmyard.(4 vehicles). 4. All ground floor areas are accessible in both buildings, by wheelchair. (NAS M3). 5. All interior and exterior doorways are extra wide and will accommodate wheelchair entry. The exterior threshold to the Farmhouse is level entry. The exterior entry to Swallow Barn has a gentle slope to level entry point, with one handrail on the right and a vertical grab rail at the doorway on the right. The exterior entry to the Games Room has a portable ramp going down inside. Slope is minimal. Entry is also via the Farmhouse guest lounge, and is level entry. DOUBLE-GATE FARMHOUSE. 6. All ground floor areas in the farmhouse are level with no steps and carpeted. 7. Guest lounge has ample turning space. 8. Breakfast room entry is via the Farmhouse guest lounge. Breakfast is at two large farmhouse tables, one adapted for wheelchair use. 9. All bedrooms in the Farmhouse are on the first floor. (13 step staircase with right hand rail). All are en-suite with one step entry into the bathrooms. All have standard lighting and touch lighting. 10. Farmhouse has fire doors, smoke alarms, fire extinguishers. SWALLOW BARN. (B&B or Self Catering). 11. Dining room, sitting room and ground floor twin en-suite bedroom are carpeted. 12. Ground floor en-suite bathroom has non-slip flooring, roll-in shower with protective half height shower screen and full height curtain. Grab rail and choice of wall seating or roll-in shower chair/commode. Roll under wash basin and standard wash basin. WC with wall grab rail, drop down rail and toilet riser. 13. Ground floor area light switches are all at low level and all low level lighting is touch operated. 14. For the independent wheelchair traveller, Swallow Barn has an optional pull cord alarm system in the bedroom and en-suite. 15. Kitchen has non-slip flooring with low level and standard height work surfaces joined by an adjustable multi-height sink and drainer. Low level, pull out, extra work surface. Low level hob and built in cooker. No kick boarding under low level units. 16. First floor (13 step staircase with handrails both sides to half way and then on the right only) has 2 double en-suite bedrooms. Standard height light switches and standard en-suites. Low level touch lighting in bedrooms. 17. Lists of optional extra equipment is available including information/menu in Braille and large print, tactile and shake awake alarm clocks. Spare wheelchair. 18. Assistance dogs welcome. Blanket, water bowl and treats supplied. 19. Swallow Barn has smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and fire blanket. GAMES ROOM. 20. Level flooring, carpeted. 21. Standard height and low level information racks. Accessible tourist information. 22. Full size snooker table. Table tennis table (wheel under), darts and shove ha’penny. LAUNDRY ROOM. 23. Situated by the entry gate. One step access. Ramp available. 24. Top loading washer and front loading drier, token operated. 25. Ironing facilities. CYCLE STORAGE. 26. Lock-up available, farm shed next to the laundry room. Ample storage for bicycles, tandems and motor bikes. Entry by one step or larger entry on the level.

We are:

  • Biker Friendly
  • Business Traveller Friendly
  • Child & Family friendly
  • Cyclist friendly
  • Disability friendly
  • Groups Friendly
  • Solo Traveller friendly
  • Walker friendly
Address: Double-Gate Farm , Godney, Wells, Somerset  BA5 1RZ  England

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