Wallops Wood, Sheardley Lane, Droxford,
Hampshire, SO32 3QY

01489 878 888

Wallops Wood, Sheardley Lane, Droxford,
Hampshire, SO32 3QY

Telephone: 01489 878888

Email: emma@wallopswoodcottages.co.uk

Website: https://www.wallopswoodcottages.co.uk

Contact for accessibility enquiries: Emma@wallopswoodcotttages.co.uk

Welcome

Located in the beautiful Meon Valley, our luxurious, accessible, child- and pet friendly self-catering holiday cottages have spectacular views across the countryside to the South Coast. Within easy reach of Winchester, Petersfield, Southampton and Portsmouth, our well-equipped cottages have wood burners, individual gardens, hot tubs, underfloor heating and ensuite facilities. An indoor heated pool, which can be accessed by 7 steps or a hoist, and a jacuzzi, which can be accessed by 2 steps or a hoist are brand new. This will be followed by a games and events room later in the year. All cottages are accessible, with Teal being M3A-rated, Hedgehunter M2-rated and Early Mist, Glenside, Sundew and Skeldale M1-rated under the National Accessible Scheme. Silver Birch and Woodbrook are M3A rated and the latest additions to our site. We have a comprehensive list of accessible equipment available for guests to use.

At a Glance

 Level Access

  • There is level access into:
    • M3A-rated cottages – Silver Birch, Teal and Woodbrook
    • M2-rated cottage – Hedgehunter
    • M1-rated cottages – Early Mist, Glenside and Sundew
  • There is one step access into:
    M1-rated cottage – Skeldale (not suitable for wheelchairs)

 

Bedrooms

  • Hedgehunter, Silver Birch, Teal and Woodbrook have wheelchair-accessible bedrooms.
  • We have non-allergic bedding available on request.
  • A portable hoist and a profiling bed are available for hire from Solent Mobility.

 Level access bedrooms & bathrooms

  • All routes to bedrooms have access of 750mm wide or more.
  • All bedroom doors are 750mm wide or more.
  • Teal, Silver Birch, Woodbrook and Hedgehunter have bedrooms with unobstructed floor space of 1200mm by 900mm, or more.
  • Teal and Hedgehunter have a wet room with a level access shower, Silver Birch has two wet rooms and Woodbrook has a wet room and a free-standing bath with overhead shower, enabling the use of a hoist.

 Hearing

  • All TVs have subtitles available.
  • Most staff have had disability awareness training.

 Visual

  • The walls and the doors have high colour contrast.
  • We have information in large print.
  • Taps have red and blue indicators and raised buttons to indicate which are hot and cold.

 General

The accommodation is rated by the National Accessible Scheme as suitable for:

  • Older and less mobile guests
  • Part-time wheelchair users
  • Independent wheelchair users
  • Guests with hearing loss
  • Visually impaired guests
  • Staff are available 24 hours a day.
  • Most staff have disability awareness training.
  • We have emergency evacuation procedures for disabled visitors.

Getting here

Sheardley Lane
Droxford
Hampshire
SO32 3AQ

 Travel by public transport

  • You can get to Wallops Wood Cottages by train.
  • The nearest train station is Petersfield. The train station is 12 miles / 19.3 km from Wallops Wood Cottages.
  • Petersfield Railway Station is on the London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour line.
  • Winchester Railway Station is 15 miles from Wallops Wood Cottages where there are connections to London Waterloo, Portsmouth Harbour, Basingstoke, Oxford, Manchester Piccadilly via Coventry & Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle via Doncaster, Weymouth, Bournemouth, Poole, Reading and Southampton Central.
  • From Petersfield you can get a taxi with Wheel Drive by calling 01730 892052. The taxi company has wheelchair accessible vehicles.
  • From Winchester you can get a taxi with Wessex Cars by calling 01962 877749. The taxi company has a wheelchair accessible vehicle.
  • Taxis are available from Grab-a-Cab in Fareham by calling 01329 825045.

 

 Parking

  • We have free car parking with accessible parking spaces. The parking is less than 50 metres from the main entrance.
  • There is a gentle incline from the road to the car park with a tarmac path that is 1300mm wide, or more.
  • There is level access from the car park to the entrance of all cottages. The route is 1120mm wide, or more.
  • The car park is gravel with block paving pathways to all cottages.

There is parking directly outside our M3i-rated cottage, Teal, one space outside Early Mist and two spaces outside Silver Birch.

Arrival

 Entrances

             The entrances to all cottages except Skeldale have level access.

             Skeldale has one step access from the entrance to the kitchen and hallway (not suitable for wheelchairs).

             The doors are side-hung and manual.

             The front doors are 900mm wide, except Skeldale which is 700mm wide.

             When you arrive, we can help carry your luggage, by prior arrangement.