Accessibility Guide

WELCOME

We want to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. We aim to accurately describe our facilities and services to give you the confidence to book the right room for your specific requirements.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help.

ARRIVAL

Path to main and side entrance

  • We have a gravel driveway. There is no level access to either entrance.
  • There are 4 steps (15cm, 19cm, 13cm and 19cm respectively) up to the main front entrance door (73cm wide). The Avocet Room is accessed through this door.
  • We have a side entrance door (69cm wide) which has a gravel path (79cm wide) leading to it. There are 2 steps (17cm, 20cm) and a doorstep 9cm high. The Spoonbill Room and the Dartford Warbler Room are accessed this way.

Main and side door

  • The front door (Avocet access) is a self-locking system and guests are issued with keys to regain access.
  • The side door (Spoonbill and Dartford Warbler access) has a Yale locking system. Guests are issued with a Yale key to gain access.
  • When you arrive, we can help carry your luggage.

 

Bedrooms – General

  • All guest accommodation is on the ground floor.
  • All bedrooms have windows.
  • Bedrooms have ceiling lights, bedside lamps and natural daylight.
  • TVs have subtitles.
  • All bedrooms are non-smoking.
  • We have non-allergic bedding.
  • Pillows are feather but you can ask for non-feather.

Avocet Room:

  • The Avocet Room is accessed through the front entrance door via a hallway (70cm at narrowest).
  • The bedroom door is 77cm wide.
  • The standard double bed is 68 cm high and 134cm wide.
  • The bathroom is en-suite. The bathroom door is 62cm wide.
  • The shower door is 65cm wide.
  • The step into the shower is 34cm high.
  • There is a handrail into the shower, and optional foot stool on request.
  • The toilet seat is 40cm high.
  • There is space under the basin, with no pedestal or boxing.
  • The shower head can be lowered to 138cm from the floor if required.

Spoonbill Room:

  • Spoonbill Room is accessed through the side door via a passageway (89cm wide)
  • The bedroom door is 72cm wide.
  • The bed is 67cm high and can be made up as either twin beds (each measuring 90cm wide) or a super king bed (180cm wide).
  • The private bathroom is outside the room, just across the hallway (118cm away).
  • The bathroom door is 65cm wide.
  • The shower door is 38cm wide.
  • The step into the shower is 27cm high. There is an optional foot stool if required.
  • There is space under the basin, with no pedestal or boxing.
  • The toilet seat is 40cm high.
  • The shower head can be lowered to 158cm from the floor if required.

Dartford Warbler Room:

  • Dartford Warbler Room is accessed through the side door via a passageway (120cm wide)
  • The bedroom door is 72cm wide.
  • The bed is 58cm high and can be made up as either twin beds (each measuring 90cm wide) or a super king bed (180cm wide).
  • The bathroom is en-suite. The bathroom door is 55cm wide.
  • The shower door is 56cm wide.
  • Due to the building layout, the en-suite shower step is 40cm high (without foot stool) and 25cm high (with foot stool).
  • All guests must use the foot stool and the fixed handrail on the shower wall at all times to gain access in and out of the shower safely.
  • There is space under the basin, with no pedestal or boxing.
  • The toilet seat is 40cm high.
  • The shower head can be lowered to 120cm from the floor if required.

Breakfast Room

  • Breakfast is served in the Breakfast Room.
  • It is situated between the two hallways overlooking the rear garden.
  • The doorway from Avocet Room is 77cm wide.
  • The doorway from Spoonbill Room and Dartford Warbler Room is 64cm wide.
  • We have 1 large table to seat 6 guests (clearance 73cm) and 2 small tables to seat 2 people on each.
  • There are 10 dining chairs without arms.

Getting here:
10 Sandford Road
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 4DH

Travel by public transport:

  • You can get to Spurwing Guest House by bus and train.
  • The nearest bus stop is at the end of Sandford Road. The bus stop is 333 metres from Spurwing Guest House.
  • The nearest train station is at the end of Sandford Road. The train station is 333 metres from Spurwing Guest House.

Travel by taxi:

  • You can get a taxi with pkd.Richard’s taxis by calling 01929 556575 or with Everest Taxis 0747333063.

Parking:

  • We have a gravel driveway with 2 double gates, which are permanently open, with parking for 3 guest cars.
  • There is no level access to either front or side entrances.
  • Parking can be arranged directly outside the Spoonbill Room, close to the side entrance.

 

Parking outside the Spoonbill Room, close to the side entrance.

 

Side entrance to Spoonbill Room and Dartford Warbler Room.

 

Our Garden

  • From the Breakfast Room to the garden there are 2 steps (6cm and 7cm respectively). There is no ramp.
  • The breakfast doors open to a width of 168cm if necessary).
  • There are two steps from the patio to the garden. The edges of both steps are highlighted in white.

 

Rear Garden

Accessibility equipment

  • You can hire mobility equipment from Purbeck Mobility Centre by calling 01929 552623.

Customer care support

  • We have information in large print.
  • Guest information Books in rooms give details of local services and emergency procedures.
  • Mobile phone signal is good, however if you have trouble then let us know.

 

Guide last updated: 21 December 2020