Awards for Alkham Court Farmhouse

VISITENGLAND 5 STAR FARMHOUSE, VISITENGLAND GOLD AWARD, VISITENGLAND BREAKFAST AWARD, TSE HIGHLY COMMENDED, TSE GOLD AWARD, TSE SILVER AWARD, ACCESS DETAILS

VisitEngland 5 Star Farmhouse

All the national assessing bodies (VisitEngland*, VisitScotland, Visit Wales and the AA) now assess hotels and guest accommodation (including B&Bs) to the same criteria and award one to five stars. The star ratings reflect the overall quality of the experience. When choosing your accommodation look for the Quality Rose, the official marque of the Enjoy England national tourist board rating scheme.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available from VisitEngland.

VisitEngland Gold Award

Gold and silver awards are given to hotels and guest accommodation that provide exceptional quality in all areas but in particular in service and hospitality.

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VisitEngland Breakfast Award

The VisitEngland Breakfast Award recognises those hotels and B&Bs that offer their guests a quality and choice of breakfast, service and hospitality that exceeds what would be expected at their star rating.

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Tourism ExSEllence Award Highly Commended

The Tourism ExSEllence Awards are hosted and organised by Tourism South East.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available from Tourism South East.

TSE Gold Award

The Tourism ExSEllence Awards recognise excellence, quality and innovation, achieved over the last 18 months, across all sectors of the tourism industry.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available from Tourism South East.

TSE Silver Award

The Tourism ExSEllence Awards recognise excellence, quality and innovation, achieved over the last 18 months, across all sectors of the tourism industry.

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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

  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
  • gravel onto a concrete path

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair

Notes

  • Level parking area adjacent to house, with parking, if required, alongside the ground floor rooms.One access step 4” high, a portable ramp can be made available. All-night internal and external lighting. Garden & Wisteria Rooms are both ground level rooms accessible by wheelchairs. Breakfast is served in the Oak Room accessed via an external path sloped gradually up to the entrance. There is a 4” entrance step with wide doors. See our website www.alkhamcourt.co.uk for full Access Statement.

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian

General

  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours