Access Statement

Access Statement For Greenhill House

Sunday, 10 January 2016

 

Access Statement?

 

An Access Statement is a written, clear, accurate and above all honest description of our current facilities and the services we offer, to enable potential visitors to make an informed decision as to whether our accommodation meets their particular needs, especially from an access point of view. From April 2007, an Access Statement is required as part of the quality grading assessment of the Tourist Inspection Scheme.

 

 

Introduction

 

We aim to cater for the needs of all visitors in our home-based 3 bedroomed bed and breakfast. The following statement is a summary of our provision. If you have any specific questions, please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help.

 

 

Overview

 

Greenhill House is a detached house, built in the 1930's, perched on a western hillside in Lyme Regis, overlooking Lyme Bay with breath-taking views of Golden Cap and the Jurassic Coast. Extensive work was completed in 2015 to modernise the property.

 

 

Pre-Arrival

 

We can be contacted by telephone, or email. Please see the 'Contact Information' section of this document for full details. Our website www.greenhillhousebandb.co.uk provides pictures of our accommodation, directions and further information about the services we provide.  

Menus and guest information can be provided in large print by prior arrangement. 

 

Lyme Regis town centre and beach is a 20 minute walk down the hill. The nearest railway station, approximately 5 miles away, in Axminster (to London Waterloo/Bristol/Exeter/Plymouth/Paignton). Taxis are usually available at the station. •There are several local taxi companies, and we can supply contact numbers so that you can make a booking if required. The X53 bus stop is a 10 minute downhill walk away. This bus follows the coast between Exeter and Poole every 2 hours. There is also a local bus service every hour to Axminster and Bridport.

 

 

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

 

Please advise us of your anticipated arrival time so that we can be here to welcome you. Rooms are usually available from 3.00 p.m. onwards, and we would ask for arrival prior to 7.00 p.m. where possible. Private off-road paved car parking is available in front of Greenhill House, allowing one car per bedroom. We can assist guest with their luggage if required. 

 

There is one 7.5cm step up from car parking area to the entrance porch. The front door has a step of 13cm high.

 

 

Main Entrance and Reception Area

 

On entry, there is a hallway 2.4 wide metres by 4.7 metres long.  On arrival, guests are required to complete our registration form and are then shown to their rooms and our facilities are explained. 

 

 

Public Areas

 

Dining Room, Garden Room and Sitting Room, all carpeted. Breakfast is served in the guest dining room on the ground floor. There is one breakfast table, with 6 chairs, 2 with arms. Guests have use of the Garden Room and Sitting Room. There are no steps. Guests are also permitted access to the garden, either from the car parking area (no steps) or from the Garden Room French doors (two steps each 13.5cm high)

 

 

Allergens

 

To conform with The Food Information Regulation December 13th 2014 it is our duty to inform our guests that a list of  non pre-packed food stuffs offered on our breakfast menu here at Greenhill House is available on request along with information regarding any of the 14 allergens contained within.

 

At Greenhill House we use products containing allergens in our kitchen and we cannot guarantee that there will be no cross contamination for anyone with severe life threatening allergies.

 

 

Public WCs

 

All bedrooms are en-suite. There is no public WC available.

 

 

Bedrooms

 

There are 3 bedrooms all of which are on the first floor. The generous staircase rises sixteen steps each step 17.4cm high.

 

ROOM 1

The door is 76 cm wide.

Carpet flooring.

King-size (1.5 metres/5’ wide) bed with goose down and duck feather duvet with a non-allergenic duvet available on request.

Luxury goose down and duck feather pillows, with non-allergenic pillows on request.

Egyptian cotton sheets and pillowcases.

Television with remote control.

Two chairs with arms are provided in the room.

There is an ensuite bathroom with door width 61 cm opening into the bathroom with wash hand basin w.c. and double ended steel bath with shower overhead.

 

ROOM 2

The door is 76 cm wide.

Carpet flooring.

King size (1.5 metres/5' wide) bed with goose down and duck feather duvet with a non-allergenic duvet available on request.

Luxury goose down and duck feather pillows, with non-allergenic pillows on request.

Egyptian cotton sheets and pillowcases.

Television with remote control.

Two chairs are provided in the room, both with arms.

There is an ensuite bathroom with door width of 61 cm opening into the bathroom with wash hand basin, w.c and freestanding bateau bath with 

hand held shower attachment.

ROOM 3

The door is 76 cm wide.
Carpet flooring.
King-size (1.5 metres/5’ wide) bed with goose down and duck feather duvet with a non-allergenic
duvet available on request.
Luxury goose down and duck feather pillows, with non-allergenic pillows on request.
Egyptian cotton sheets and pillowcases.
Television with remote control.
Two chairs with arms are provided in the room.
There is an ensuite bathroom with door width 61 cm opening into the bathroom with wash hand
basin w.c. and double ended claw-foot bath with shower overhead.

 

 

Additional Information

 

Mobile phone reception is generally good.

We offer complimentary wi-fi internet access.

If you require more assistance for evacuating, please notify us on arrival e.g. hearing impairment.

We are happy to refrigerate any medication.

We are pleased to cater for special diets or any particular likes or dislikes. Please advise us of these before your arrival.

We are a no smoking establishment.

Check out time - 10.30 a.m.

The balance payments on departure by cash, cheque or BACS.

 

Address: Greenhill House, Somers Road, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3EX 

Telephone: 01297 445497

Email: greenhillhousebandb@gmail.com

Website: www.greenhillhousebandb.co.uk

 

Hours of operation

 

Hours flexible to business. We do take occasional days off, but generally we are open all year except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The B&B is our home so is occupied 24 hours. Office open usually 9.30 am to 7.00 pm (0930 – 1900) Emergency help and assistance 24 hours.

 

Local public transport numbers

National Rail Enquiries:- 08457 48 49 50 www.nationrail .co.uk

X53 Bus Timetable:- www.devon.gov.uk/coastlinx53-current-

timetable.pdf

National Travel Line:- 0870 608 2608

UK Bus & Travel Information:- www.TransportDirect.info

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