We are an accommodation and outdoor activity provider which attempts to provide accessible facilities where practicable.
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
A recently tarmaced drop off close to the main entrance has been created. Distance approximately 20 meters from main entrance.
Car park is reasonably level, gravel based.
Car park and drop off point are lit and free of obstruction. No designated parking.
One step up to slate terrace from drop-off point.
Three public entrances – all involve a further step up (edges painted white). One has double doors allowing for better wheelchair access. Side entrance has restricted access.
Public bus drop-off at end of drive – some 100 meters from building.
Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area
Floor level even throughout entrance and reception.
Bell available for use to gain entry.
Seating available close to reception. All immediate areas on same level.
Familiarisation tour available on request.
Standard overhead lighting in entrance hall and reception area.
Reception area has glass panelled door and glass panelled serving hatch at standing height.
Public Areas – Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc
Accessed by manually operated single width doors, some firedoors, some with glass features.
Standard overhead lighting with emergency lighting at night.
Width of stairwells (with handrails) in main house is 100cm. Width in annexe is 82cm.
Width of corridors in main house is 125cm. Width in annexe is 100 cm.
Public Areas – Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc
No lifts or escalators. On two floors only. Standard handrails on stairs.
Flooring is a combination of natural finish, carpet and rugs.
Public telephone in ground floor of annexe at standing height. Chair provided.
Signage provided on doors and corridors.
All doors are manual and generally single width.
Non-slip stone flooring situated off main lounge, ground floor of main house.
Non-slip finish for 6 toilets situate on ground and first floor of annexe. Similarly, for toilets on first floor of main house.
Standard signage on doors and in corridors at eye level height of average able bodied person.
No emergency pull card nor response mechanism nor special adaptations to toilets or basins.
Width of approaches to WC’s adequate for wheelchair access save as to annexe showers/bathroom where corridor width reduces to 62 cm and door frame width are 55cm. Question mark over width of door frames and size of WC’s for such use.
Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Bar area, Take Away & Cafe
Wood flooring; level.
Moveable furniture, armless chairs in dining room. Chairs with arms and built in seating in bar area.
Uniform overhead and side lighting.
Both dining room and bar have entrances via swing doors off main lounge. Sufficient width for wheelchair access.
Waitress service in dining room. Table service available both in the bar and the main lounge.
WC is approximately 10 meters in distance.
Crockery, glassware, utensils and cutlery are industry standard.
A laundry room is availabel to guests. Machines are available for use with assistance of staff.
Lighting is good; provided by two strip lights.
There is no shop.
See grounds and gardens below.
Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting
Clubs & Entertainment
Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas
Ground floor annexe bedrooms available for wheel chair use subject to width of doors. Distance from reception to nearest bedroom is approximately 11 meters.
All bedrooms in annexe within maximum 10 meters from toilet. For upstairs main house the maximum distance is 17 meters.
No telephones, televisions, fridges, room service in bedrooms.
Carpeted, overhead and strip lighting.
Teamaking facilities including standard type mini-kettle.
Yale key operated at standard height. Latch on interior. Windows can be opened from inside.
Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared]
Communal bathrooms, showers, toilets situated on first floor main house, ground and first floor annexe.
Tight approach to showers and bathroom in annexe.
Standard size doors.
As yet, no additional provisions or aids such as hoists, seat raiser or bath seat.
Non-slip laminate flooring.
One step up to showers.
See WC’s section above for more detail.
Caravans, Holiday Homes & Twin Units
Touring Facilities (Holiday Parks)
Boats – Narrow Boat, Cruiser & Hotel Boat
Attractions (Displays, exhibits, rides etc.)
Grounds and Gardens
Countryside setting – largely grass. Tarmaced drive to public highway. No designated pathways other than around the immediate curtilage of the buildings. Outside benches available to guests.
Stream runs to front of building and adjacent to car park. Fully open, no protective measures in place.
Activities available range from informal use of the field to front – for football, rugby, rounders etc – to formal, supervised activities including archery and problem solving. Use of natural habitat and trees for physical activities, risk assessed.
Evacuation procedures are regularly monitored and practiced.
The position is constantly monitored according to legislation and regulation as well as to improve guest satisfaction. We welcome guest feedback.
Future building works and extensions planned which will include consideration and provision for better access.
Outdoor Adventure Experts
Glaramara has a dedicated team of outdoor adventure experts with years of experience carrying a proud reputation. We are the smart choice for adventurous activities in the Lake District.