Accessibility Statement


Train station in Windermere, approximately 2 kms away.

Bus service 599 between Windermere and Bowness.

Local taxi services including Lakes taxis 015394 46777 and B-line taxis 015394 44644

Car Parking Arrangements

There is a small car park in front of the apartments, accessed via Craig Walk, a very narrow lane. The car park has a tarmac finish with plenty of room for 4 cars including turning areas.

The access to the car park is a slope, but the parking area is flat.

From the car park there are 4x170mm steps up to the front door which is 850mm wide and opens with a numerical key pad.

The car park is very well lit with two sensor lights. There is another sensor light at the front door.


There is a walking route to the town along Craig Walk and down Helm road or the other way, past the bollard along Craig Walk and down Biskey Howe Road.

There is wooden seating at the edge of the car park.

Facilities in All Apartments

All the apartments are accessed via the front door and a 1.02m wide carpeted hallway. Apartment 1 is on the ground floor; apartments 2 and 3 are on the first floor, and apartment 4 is on the second floor. There are 11 straight steps followed by a landing and 4 more stairs to the first floor. There are a further 11 straight steps and a landing with 3 more stairs to the second floor.

There are smoke alarms throughout the building and break glass alarms throughout the hall and near the main front door of the house.

Details for an emergency are on signs near each entrance door.

The route out is down the stairs and through the front door, the same as the way in.

There is an alternative route out of the back door of apartment 1 on the ground floor.

The entrance door to the building and for each apartment is fitted with a self closer.

There is further information in guest booklets in each apartment. (currently not being used (Covid19 2020)).

Lounge and bedrooms in the apartments are carpeted. Kitchen areas and bathrooms have vinyl/laminate floor covering with bath mats provided in the bathrooms.

There are showers over every bath (except apartment 3 which has a walk-in shower) with non-slip mats provided.

All entrance doors are at least 750mm wide and all other internal doors are at least 650mm wide.

There are no vision panels in any of the internal doors.

Each bedroom has a double/king bed which has access to both sides with bedside tables and lamps.

Apartment 1

The apartment has a separate entrance at the side with one step down and a further 3 steps down to the car park.

The rest of the apartment is on one level.

Apartment 2

The double bed rests against the wall and is easily pulled down for use.

Apartment 3

There is a trundle (child’s) bed in the bedroom with a king sized bed.

The bathroom has a walk-in shower. No bath.

Apartment 4

There is a sofa bed in the lounge for occasional use. Bedding is stored in the hall cupboard within the apartment.

The bath has grab handles.