Access Statement

Situated on the edge of a village at the border of Torbay and the South Hams, we offer 2 holiday lets. Our accommodation provides a base for couples or families to relax and explore the many attractions of the surrounding area. The holiday lets are situated near the entrance to our family run Touring Park which caters for touring caravans, motorhomes and tents and customers have full access to the park and its grounds.

The Site

Pre-Arrival

  • Bookings can be made by telephone (9 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.) and online.
  • Large print versions of letters and booking confirmations are available.
  • Our Reception can help you with any queries you have.
  • The park is situated on the brow of a hill approximately half a mile from the village which has a well stocked store/post office, butcher and pub serving food.
  • The nearest bus route is approximately 3/4 of a mile away.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • We are situated 3/4 mile from the main A road.
  • Simple directions are given on our website & brochure. N.B. Satellite Navigation systems have been known to give inappropriate directions.
  • There is limited car parking in the arrival area.
  • Once registered at Reception guests are shown to their accommodation.

Main Entrance & Reception

  • Situated at the entrance to the park.
  • Access to the Reception and the shop is down a flight of 3 clearly marked steps with a handrail.
  • Please sound your horn outside Reception if you would like assistance and we will come to you – we can book you in from your vehicle.
  • Our lets are situated at the entrance to the park, close to reception and shop.
  • Between Easter and the end of the season, Duty Wardens are on the park 24hrs a day for emergencies.

Shop

  • Situated in Reception, see above.
  • Open from the beginning of the season until the park closes.
  • We stock a fair range of goods, including local eggs, milk, ice-creams, sweets and camping gear. (In low season, we stock much less.)

Tourist Information

  • A well stocked Tourist Information centre is situated in the same building as the reception.
  • There are three steps down from entrance road.
  • We are on hand to offer advice on the local area.
  • We offer discount vouchers to several local attractions.

Laundry

  • There is a laundry in the main toilet block on the caravan park.
  • There are 2 top loading commercial washing machines, 1 dryer and 1 ironing board.

Toilet & Shower Block

  • There is a toilet and shower block in the centre of the park.
  • There are 12 lady’s toilets and 5 lady’s showers.
  • There are 8 men’s toilets, 4 urinals and 5 showers.
  • There is a separate disabled bathroom, with shower, basin and toilet.
  • There is a separate under 5s bathroom, with child’s bath.

Public telephone

  • There is a telephone in reception that can be used in an emergency.
  • There is a list of emergency numbers displayed on the office door and on your welcome booklet.
  • There is a traditional style red telephone box which is coin operated in the village near The Manor Inn.

Mobile Telephones

  • Generally good reception.

Television Reception

  • Currently good, masts visible in distance from site.

Outdoor Facilities

  • An unsupervised play area with swings, slide and climbing equipment is provided for children on the Touring Park. Children under 8 must be supervised by an adult. The play area must be vacated by 9pm.

The Holiday Lets

  • The lets are located near the entrance to the park.
  • Duvets, pillows and bed linen are provided.

Entrance

  • There is a light outside the front door.

Other Information

Transport

  • Train Station = Paignton (next to Paignton bus station).
  • Bus Station = Paignton or Brixham
  • Bus Stop = ¾ mile away on main road “ Churston Bridge ” (see above).
    • 12 Brixham or Paignton/Torquay/Newton Abbot every 10 mins.
    • 120 Kingswear for Dartmouth or Paignton every hour
  • Local services are run by Stagecoach 0870 608 2 608 www.stagecoachbus.com
  • Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway.
  • Kingswear for Dartmouth or Paignton. Stops at Churston Bridge . 01803 555872. http://www.paignton-steamrailway.co.uk
  • Taxi’s = many available e.g. Dave’s Cabs 01803 406004
  • Ace Taxis 01803 882121, Phoenix Taxis 01803 883333

Contact Information

Local equipment hire companies: Aid to Living Centre – (01803) 528716

British Red Cross – (01626) 369731 or 0845 331 3331

Pluss Mobility Centre – (01803) 696568

St John Ambulance – (01803) 328203

Further Information Available online: www.torbay.gov.uk/dis

Further Information Available from:

The Information Support Officer
Disability Information Service ( Torbay )
Chadwell Annexe, Torquay Road ,
Paignton
TQ3 2DW
Telephone: (01803) 552175
Textphone: (01803) 523981 (for hearing impaired people)
Fax: (01803) 556060
Email: christine.evenden@torbay.gov.uk