Awards for Hen Weithdy Holiday Cottage

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-assessed Accessibility Information provides a list of available facilities and services, highlighted as being of key importance by disabled people.  Along with Access Statements, which provide a fuller written description of accessibility, it can help people with access needs make an informed choice as to whether accommodation, attractions, food & drink or shopping establishments meet their needs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
    • YesGravel
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedrooms available with no fitted carpets
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available in kitchen


  • Hen Weithdy Access Statement General There is one ground floor bedroom at Hen Weithdy, which has a single bed. There is also a bathroom (with shower, toilet and hand basin) available on the ground floor. On the first floor, there are two rooms with a double and a twin beds available. The cottage has an audible smoke detection system only. If specific requirements are needed in the event of an emergency, please discuss this with us prior to, or on your arrival. The most reliable mobile-phone networks in this area are Vodafone. Any information supplied by the proprietors of Hen Weithdy can be produced in large print if required. Assistance dogs are welcome. Please ask for details on wheelchair accessible public transport, which we will be happy to supply you with. Parking Parking is available directly outside the cottage on a level surface. The surface of the parking area is a rough cut gravel, however, it is a short distance to the flagstone path which leads directly up to the cottage. There is a gate to get to the pathway which has a latch handle to open and close. The parking area may be a little dark after daylight hours but a sensor light is fitted above the garage; a torch is available in the kitchen. Main Entrance The main entrance door has a width of 770mm and the threshold is 60mm in height. The door has a lever handle and a glass viewing panel. Kitchen There is reasonable manoeuvrability within the kitchen and lighting is good. The sink has twist operated taps and a mixer spout. The kettle is cordless. The height of the worktops is 900mm and the kitchen appliances are either located on the floor or at worktop height; none of them are wall mounted. The dining area is located within the kitchen area. There are no seats with arm rests and there is standard cutlery and glassware available. Lounge The flooring is wood and there are no rugs present. Manoeuvrability is reasonable and furniture is moveable, so may be rearranged t o suit. The television is located on a floor stand and has a remote control and Teletext facilities. Some of the seating has arm rests and reasonably firm back support. Lighting is good, with a large center light and two moveable lamps. Ground Floor Bedroom This room has a single bed at a height of 620mm. There is limited space within the room and manoeuvrability may be restricted. Lighting is reasonable within the room. Ground Floor Bathroom There is a shower and no bath available in this bathroom. The door has a latch handle. The height of the shower tray is 240mm. The shower controls are at a height of approx 1500mm and there is a dial to operate the temperature and flow. The shower head is fixed and not height adjustable. There is no shower seat available. The height of the toilet seat is 440mm. The height of the shaving point is 1750mm. The flooring is wood with bath mats available. Lighting is good within the bathroom. The sink has separate twist taps. There is minimal use of mirrors. There are no grabrails anywhere within the bathroom. Stairs There are a total of 10 steps to get to the first floor. The step dimensions are, height: 200mm; width: 690mm (minimum); depth: 270mm (minimum); the steps vary as the staircase curves towards its base. There is a handrail on one side of the stairs on the right side ascending; this applies to the upper part of the staircase only as there are several steps at the base of the staircase which do not have the use of a handrail. First Floor Bedrooms The height of the double and twin beds is 600mm. There is limited space within the rooms and manoeuvrability may be restricted. The doors have latch handles. Lighting is reasonable within the rooms. There is a security gate on the landing of the first floor to control access to the stairs. Storage is available in the form of a wardrobe in each room. First Floor Bathroom The bathroom suite is colour contrasted to its sur roundings. There is no shower available in this bathroom. The rim of the bath is at a height of 500mm. The height of the toilet seat is 400mm. There is no shaver point available. The flooring is carpet with bath mats available. Lighting is good. The sink has separate twist taps. There is minimal use of mirrors. There are no grabrails anywhere within the bathroom. We have tried to make this access statement as comprehensive as possible, however, if there is anything that has not been covered and you would like further information on, please contact us on 01407 840695 to discuss your requirements with us directly.