Access statement for the Church Inn, Chelmorton, Near Buxton, Derbyshire SK179SL PRE ARRIVAL Bookings can be made by phone on 01298 85319 and email @ firstname.lastname@example.org or by our website www.thechurchinn.co.uk The Church Inn lies in the village of Chelmorton between the market towns of Buxton and Bakewell. Your own transport is recommended as there is very little in the way of public transport. The nearest train station is 5 miles away in Buxton and the bus routes are twice a day to Buxton and Bakewell. The Transpeak bus operates from nearby but does not actually come into the village. Arrangements can be made for visitors who travel by train. Details of various taxi operators can be advised upon request. The nearest shop is 5 miles away in Buxton. Here you will find various retail shops, banks and other services. The property is not suited to persons with mobility problems as several steps have to be negotiated to the car park and the bar area. ARRIVAL AND CAR PARKING FACILITIES. We have a car park strictly for bed and breakfast customers. We allocate 1 space per room. The car park is grassed with a mesh framework to prevent skidding. A pathway of stone flags leads to a small patio and seating area. From the car park are a series of 10 steps with hand rail followed by a large patio area constructed of stone flags. At this level we have the entrance to the rooms. It has its own entrance and is completely separate to the rest of the pub. When guests arrive out of hours an intercom system can be operated to check in. It is located by the road side entrance to the pub. The car park and patio areas are lit from dusk until dawn. From the car park there are a series of 10 steps down onto the patio area. There are several seating areas strictly for residents use followed by a further 10 steps down into the bar and eating areas. Dogs other than guide dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms. MAIN ENTRANCE AND BEDROOMS On arrival make your way into the main entrance to the pub. From the road side there is a slight incline up a terraced path to the front door. To the left is an outside terrace where you can eat and drink. There is a retracting canopy to provide cover for smokers. The floor in the doorway is tiled and extends into the bar area. The dining area to the right is carpeted. At the bar you can check in. From here you will be shown the way to the rooms. There are another series of steps with a hand rail up onto the patio which leads to the annex and we will explain where and how to get to the car park. The bedroom annex has four rooms. Three double en-suite and a twin en-suite. All have central heating, bedside cabinets with lamps, wardrobe and draws, remote control television, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, shaver plug, alarm clocks, shoe cleaning and sewing kits. All beds have duvets but blankets are also provided. Hand wash soap, shower gel and shampoo are also provided. All the bathrooms have power showers. All rooms have windows onto the ground floor and can be used as a fire escape route. A fire warning system approved by the Derbyshire fire officer is in place in each room together with emergency lighting. From the rooms there are 2 means of escape clearly marked with green fire escape signs. Each room has a fire procedure notice detailing instructions relating to a fire. PUBLIC AREAS. There are no lifts or escalators. There is a public phone in the bar area. The lighting is subtle with wall lights and lamps in the windows. Seating for 60 people. The games room has a pool table and a darts board. Dominoes are also available. The pool table is removed during the summer months. The public toilets are located at the end of the games room. The gents is on the level but for a small step of 10cm up in the doorway. A short corridor before entering the urinals and a door to the left with a 10cm step down into a cubicle. Hand wash basin with hot water, soap and paper towels are provided. The ladies toilets are on the level floor with two cubicles, wash basin hot water, soap and paper towels. The toilets lead through a small lobby where there is a side door out onto the front of the pub. Emergency lighting and fire warning alarms are in place throughout the building and are all linked together. DINING AREA. The dining area is 4 meters by 6 meters. Fixed seating down both sides of the room with occasional chairs down the inner aisle. An electric coal effect fire heats the dining area and directly opposite in the bar area is a real log burning stove. Food can be ordered from the covered menu or from the specials board, which changes daily. Food and drink orders are taken at the bar. Food is served 12 noon until 2.30pm and again from 7.00pm until 9.00pm. Food service from 6.30pm during the summer months. It is advisable to book in advance. Food is prepared freshly on the premises daily. Currently the environmental health authority has awarded a 4 four star rating for health and hygiene standards. BREAKFAST ROOM. For residents a small dining room serving four tables is located to the left of the bar area. There are three steps up on to a tiled floor. An electric coal effect stove heats the room. A selection of fruit juices, cereals, and toast and jams are available together with a selection of hot food, tea and coffee. Requests can be made for individual needs. CHECKING OUT. Rooms are to be vacated by 10.00 am unless otherwise arranged. Payment to be made at time of check out by credit / debit card, cash or cheque with guarantee card.