Access Statement


We aim to please all our visitors in our home based three 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 on 01629 822 813 and we will endeavour to help.


There is a bus stop near the entrance and a bus service every hour into Matlock. Local taxis can be arranged.

The nearest train station is 10 minutes away by car.

We have a website.

You can contact us by phone on 01629 822813.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

We are on the on the right hand side of the road just before you get to the main part of the village. There is ample room for parking in the courtyard.

The surface is flat and gravelled.

Outside lights are activated by movement but will be left on if guests are expected.

Main Entrance and Reception

The front door has a small storm bar and is wider than normal.

The hall is spacious and has ceramic tiles.

Guests are escorted to rooms and facilities explained.

The Garden suite is separate from the main house. There is a small step at the double front door but has accommodated a wheel chair.

Public Areas

The breakfast room is on the ground floor and is carpeted. The door is wider than normal and has accommodated a wheel chair.

There are 14 stairs with a banister to the first floor where the India room and the Tibet room are situated.

We are non-smoking, but ashtrays are provided in the courtyard.

We do not play background music in any areas of the house.

Outdoor Facilities

Free access to the 4-acre garden, which is open to the public and has been featured in magazines and on the television.

There are plenty of seating areas, gravel paths and a small nursery where guests can buy plants.In the summer refreshments are available in our log cabin.


The Garden suite and the India suite have king sized beds. The Tibet suite has a double bed. We do not have single beds or a family room.

All bedrooms are carpeted.

The India suite and the Tibet suite have bidets, bath and shower in large en-suite bathrooms. The Garden suite has a walk in shower and a spa bath. There are no grab rails in any of the bathrooms.

  • All bathrooms have heated towel rails.
  • All rooms have seating facilities, either a sofa or armchairs.
  • All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities.
  • All rooms have remote control televisions
  • All rooms have secure lockable doors.
  • All rooms have an information book and instructions for help if it is needed in the night.

Additional Information

Free WiFi  is available in all rooms in the main house.

Mobile phone reception is good.

Smoking is allowed in the courtyard area.