Maywalk House B&B – Access Statement
We aim to cater for the needs of all visitors in our home-based one-bedroomed bed and breakfast apartment. The following statement is a summary of our provision. If you have specific questions or concerns please contact us and we will endeavour to help.
Local transport is very limited but there is a bus service 7 days per week. The nearest bus stop is a 5 min walk away. Timetables can be provided in advance if required.
The nearest railway stations are in the neighbouring villages of Grindleford and Hathersage, these are only a 10-15 min drive away by car.
Taxis are readily available and contact details can be obtained if required.
We strongly recommend having your own transport to get the best from your stay with us and visit the Peak District.
On arrival to the property, there is an entrance with double gates, sometimes these gates are closed to keep Skye, our cocker spaniel in. If the gates are closed when you arrive please do feel free to open them and drive-in.
There is ample room in our drive and a marked parking bay is provided for guests – please leave enough space so we can get our cars in and out and close the gates.
The surface is level, relatively flat and gravelled to the front entrance step.
We can assist guests with luggage.
Guests are always escorted to the rooms inside the apartment and facilities explained.
The area leading to the entrance is well lit with sensor lighting.
There is a step up to the entrance door.
The door is locked but a key is given to all guests once they have checked in.
The first-floor apartment is accessed via a stairway. Regretfully, for this reason, the apartment is not suitable for wheelchair access.
The stairway is fitted with a handrail on one side, the entrance hall, stairs and all other rooms in the apartment are well lit.
The floor covering on the stairs is short pile carpet.
The first floor rooms inside the apartment are all on one level, and there are no steps.
Breakfast is served in the guest’s private kitchen.
There is some flexibility in moving tables and chairs, the floor covering in the kitchen is vinyl.
The sink has a lever-operated mixer tap.
Menus and other information can be provided in large print by prior arrangement.
There is one en-suite bedroom in the apartment.
The double bed is of normal size. A two-seater settee and Smart television with remote control and subtitle facilities are provided in the room.
There is fitted short pile carpet on the bedroom floor and adjoining lobby areas, mats are provided in some of the carpeted areas, however, these can be removed if required. The bathroom has a vinyl floor covering.
The shower is over the bath, there are no grab rails to the facility, but a non-slip mat is available in the bathroom. The washbasin and shower bath has twist-and-turn taps. The WC is a new style with push button flush.
We have an external patio area which is available in our beautiful, well-maintained garden for guests to use (complete with outdoor furniture), this area is accessed via three stone steps and is separately illuminated.
Full measurements of rooms, fixtures/fittings and furniture can be provided if required.
Pets are not allowed in the apartment, except assistance dogs by prior arrangement.
Mobile phone and WiFi reception are generally good.
There are audible mains operated and interconnected smoke alarm systems throughout the house; we ask that guests who are hard of hearing notify us upon arrival so that alternative arrangements can be made.
We are a no smoking and no vaping premises.
We are happy to cater for special diets or any particular dietary requirement you may have with advance notice.
Medication/food can be stored in your own personal fridge in the apartment (available 24hours).
There is guest information in the apartment, which contains details of the residence and emergency contact numbers including doctors and hospitals in the area.
Felicity J Hall, Maywalk House Bed and Breakfast, The Nook, Eyam, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 5AB
Tel: 07855 001963 or +44 (0)1433 630960