Pengwern - Disability Access Statement
If you have any access requirements you may find the information below useful. However, if you have any questions regarding the accessibility of our accommodation please do not hesitate to contact us with your enquiry. Please note that Pengwern is an old Victorian house and thus has not been designed with wheelchair access in mind
- Approached off the main A5, approx 1½ miles from Betws-y-coed village centre, two or three minutes by car or taxi.
- Level gravelled driveway with reversing area.
- Ample private parking by the house.
- Non-smoking throughout.
- Assistance with luggage is available if required.
- Assistance Dogs are welcome.
- Mobile phones coverage obtained from within the house and cottage, else usually obtained from the driveway.
- Limited Public Bus service approx. 300m from the entrance, also 'Fflecsi' a demand-responsive transport service can be booked/used locally.
- Limited Taxi service in the area.
Pengwern Country House
- Front of house serves as a drop-off and unloading point.
- Main entrance is through a wide doorway into a hall with 1 wide shallow slate step.
- The ground floor is level throughout and comprises of guest lounge with remote control Freeview TV, breakfast room, and hallway. The hallway has a traditional Welsh Slate floor, while both other rooms are carpeted.
- All bedrooms are on the first floor which is approached by a flight of stairs. The stairs has nineteen wide steps, with the last few narrowing as the stairs turns through 90 degrees to access the flat first floor landing. A banister runs all the way up the stairs on the left hand side.
- The stairs and bedrooms have fully fitted carpets.
- All our bedrooms are en-suite with bath, Victorian style bath/shower mixer, wash basin and toilet. The en-suite floors have a vinyl floor covering.
- George Wightwick room has five steps with banister on the right, leading down to the bathroom from the dressing area.
- Corridors and bedrooms are well lit.
- Cordless kettles provided.
- Waiter/waitress service is standard.
- Menus can be provided in large print.
- Fire Regulations: Escape route is via 'Entrance Door' leading to the drive.
The Studio, self-catering cottage
- Gravelled driveway to the side of the house leads to private level parking area for our self-catering cottage, The Studio, and serves as a drop-off and unloading point.
- Entrance into the kitchen has 1 step up and has a traditional Welsh Slate floor, while Sitting/Dining room, bedroom and stairs are carpeted, with occasional rug.
- Five steps with banister on the right lead up from the Sitting Room/Dining Room to a small landing, with 1 step up to the galleried bedroom.
- A compact shower-room, wash basin and toilet. Tile floor covering.
- All rooms are well lit.
- Fire Regulations: Escape route is via 'Entrance Door' leading to the drive. Additional escape routes are through ground floor windows which may not be suitable for someone with limited mobility.