This access statement does not contain personal opinions as to our suitability for those with access needs, but aims to accurately describe the facilities and services that we offer all our guests/visitors.
Access Statement for Walnut Cottage
Walnut Cottage is one of four self catering cottages to be found at Highfield Farm, along with a 5 star B+B. The cottages are in a courtyard setting around a gravel car park with the B+B house taking up one side.
For full details and maps of how to reach us please see the directions section of our website. The cottage is available from 4.30pm and we ask guests to arrive by 8.30pm at the latest.
The nearest train station is 3 miles away at Sandy, with the mainline running to London/Peterborough every hour. Taxis are available at the station during the week but will need pre booking on the weekend.
A car is essential, there are no bus services running past the farm.
Key Collection, Welcome and Car Parking
The cottage will be unlocked ready for you from 4.30pm and we can usually be found in the white farm house. Parking is in the bays in the gravel courtyard. There is parking for one car. A concrete sloped ramp goes up to the door of Ash Cottage (next door) and a path leads from the ramp on the left to Walnuts door. Please do not park on the ramp in front of Ash Cottage
Entrance to Property
From the car park there is a path directly to Walnuts door. The door step is 5.5 inches high. The door has an exterior light controlled from within the cottage, it also has a solar powered gentle external light which automatically comes on at dusk for 3 hours.
Once in the cottage the floor throughout is polished hardwood and all on one level.
The living area is open plan with kitchen, dining and sitting area. Double French doors open out to a patio area, the step down is 8″ and the double doors pen out to 41″
Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas
The bedroom door opens 28″
Bathrooms, Shower-rooms and Toilets
The bathroom door opens 28″. The bathroom contains a bath with shower over. The bath is 22″ high, the toilet is 15.75″ high.