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Croft Bungalow

Main Street, Birchover, DE4 2BL, United Kingdom | 01629650979 | Website

Venue Description

A recently adapted wheelchair friendly family cottage in a beautiful holiday village in the Peak District. Fabulous private garden and sensory garden. Available for short term holiday lets. Sleeps 4. Wheelchair friendly and open plan throughout, has roll-in shower with static shower chair , twin / double room, single room and pull down double bed / settee in the lounge. Electric profile bed that can be set up in either the single or double bedroom (state when booking), and riser / recliner armchair. The single bedroom can be turned into a sensory room and we provide fibre optic lights, a projector, a bubble tube and other lights if required. Just confirm that you want them when booking. The decor is painted to be visually impairment friendly and show the contrasts of the door frames. There is also freesat tv (200 odd channels to stop you getting bored) and free WiFi at the cottage. Parking. Outside there is private off-road parking next to the cottage. The drive is 30 metres long set back from the main road. Its very private but guests need to reverse into the drive so that they can drive out forwards (no turning circle at the bottom) Garden a private south facing sun trap garden with views over open countryside and wheelchair friendly picnic table and bbq. A ramp leads to a slabbed 1.3metre wide path thats 85metres long and runs round a large sensory garden with sections for colour and scent, tactile grasses and statues and a fantastic water feature providing a beautiful tranquil sound background. Close your eyes and you could be in a rain forest. The track takes guests down to the bottom of the garden and views over the wall into open countryside. The property is in the popular holiday village of Birchover and is only a 15 minute drive from Chatsworth house, Bakewell and Matlock. This is the perfect location to explore the Peak District. A great many other accessible days out are just a short drive away. Full details of the property are available on the website online access statement:


Entrance - ramp and wide doorway. Inside - extra wide doorways throughout. spacious inside - refurbished with wheelchair access throughout in mind wet roll in bathroom with grabrails and transit bars throughout. outside - level access paving front and back. private offroad parking outside the property. private sensory garden and wheelchair safari track.

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link:

Access Statement

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Accessible Performances


Awards List

Winner of the Accessible Derbyshire 'best newcomer' award 2016 Active member of 'Tourism for all'


level access wet bathroom with WC. grabrails and transit bars throughout. WC can only be accessed from front or right (as you look at it). Left hand side is near wall. Transit bars either side of WC and can be folded up if required.


Self catering cottage so there are no perminant staff on site. On arrival staff will show guests round the property, answer any questions, and assist as required. Once the guests are in the cottage staff are only a phone call away to answer any queries or help if required.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Assistance dogs are welcome and frequent visitors.

Other assistance dog facilities

The property has no gate or boundary walls so unfortunately dogs need to be on a lead outside - however there are plenty of excellent country dog walks that can be done from Croft Bungalow - and there is a guide book for these in the cottage.

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Parking
  • Overnight Accommodation
  • Access Statement
  • Hospital Bed
  • Online Booking

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