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Property and holiday accommodation with wheelchair access

Property ID: #27294

Robin & Wren Cottages, Mellwaters Barn, Stainmore Road, Bowes, Barnard Castle, DL12 9RH

Self-catering, Sleeps 2
All accessible bedroom(s)

Holiday accommodation: £135 - £300

Accessible Property Plus

Access Features and Adaptations

  • Step-free approach to property
  • Parking available
  • Level or ramped access
  • Entrance level WC
  • Adapted bathroom
  • Ceiling hoist
  • Mobile hoist available
  • Clearance under bed for mobile hoist
  • Profiling bed(s)

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Mellwaters Barn - Robin and Wren Cottages

4 Star Quality in Tourism Rating

Quality in Tourism Accessibility Rating up to M2

A very warm welcome awaits you at Mellwaters Barn Cottages which are centrally placed in the North Pennine area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within easy reach of the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Durham and York making it an ideal holiday destination whether you are looking for a relaxing holiday, action packed holiday or just enjoy being in beautiful countryside.  As owners we believe in making your holiday as relaxed and pleasurable as possible and to this end there is mostly someone on site to help you with any queries you may have.

With our personal experience in dealing with disabilities we take great pleasure in welcoming people who may be in a wheelchair or just less able to walk about.

The cottages were designed by a wheelchair user who understands the problems of accessibility.  The access to the cottages is exceptionally good and the purpose built footpaths make the farm accessible too so that everyone can enjoy the magnificent views.

•   Level entry access to all cottages
•   All doorways 850 to 900 mm wide.
•   Stairlifts in Robin and Wren
•   All beds are profiling and can be raised by 7.5 or 15 cm.
•   Movable grab rails available for use in all cottages positioned to meet individual requirements, rather than   fixed grab rails which are often very restricting.
•   Additional equipment available on request including mobile hoists, shower chairs, toilet seats etc.
•   We are a family business and see many of our visitors on return visits to enjoy the facilities at Mellwaters Barn.  Whatever the time of year we are happy to welcome you any day of the week for 3 to 7 days or longer.  

Door widths in all the cottages are 850 to 900 mm, also there is level access to the farm through the purpose built foot paths which do go 'up and down a bit' but all within wheelchair access gradient.

For our less mobile visitors when you stay at Mellwaters Barn disability equipment is all free of charge.

Robin and Wren (M2)

The 2016  prices for Robin and Wren
January 2nd  to March 18th.  and November 5th. to December 18th. from £136 to £238.
March 19th. to May 27th. and October 1st. to November 4th. from £152 to £266.
May28th. to September 30th. and December 19th. to January 2nd. 2017 from £168 to £294.

Above prices are for 3/4 nights to 7 night stays.

To view our two larger cottages click here

For all the Cottages the prices at Christmas and New Year are the high season price.

We now offer free WiFi in all cottages

Contact details

Name Mellwaters Barn East Mellwaters Farm
Stainmore Road Bowes Barnard Castle
Phone number 01833 628181
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