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Double-Gate Farm

  • VisitEngland 4 Star Farmhouse
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • AA 4 Gold Star Farmhouse
  • VisitEngland Breakfast Award
  • VisitEngland Cyclists Welcome
  • VisitEngland Walkers Welcome
  • Assisted wheelchair users
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Farmhouse with 7 rooms

VISITENGLAND 4 STAR FARMHOUSE, VISITENGLAND GOLD AWARD, AA 4 GOLD STAR FARMHOUSE, VISITENGLAND BREAKFAST AWARD, CYCLISTS WELCOME, WALKERS WELCOME, SUITABLE FOR ASSISTED WHEELCHAIR USE, ACCESS DETAILS

Contact

Debbie Ball

Lower Godney,
Wells,
Somerset,
BA5 1RZ

01458 832217

Address

Lower Godney,
Wells,
Somerset,
BA5 1RZ

Double-Gate Farm

Double-Gate Farm

Details

WINNER: SOUTH WEST ENGLAND FOR EXCELLENCE AWARDS ACCESS FOR ALL 2009/10.
Double-Gate Farm is pleasantly situated on the banks of the River Sheppey with views across open countryside to the Mendip Hills.
Begin the day with one of our scrumptious breakfasts in our Garden Dining Room, ceiling fans keep you cool on the hottest of days. Our menu has a lot to choose from: traditional farmhouse breakfast - succulent posh bangers - pancake banoffee - smoked kippers, plus a breakfast bar of cereals, yogurts compotes, cheese, fresh fruit and juices. In winter we run a "Winter Warmer" special . Breakfast in candlelight, hot creamy porridge, full main course menu.

Farmhouse en-suites are on the first floor, Riverside Suites are ground floor, extra large with patio, ceiling fans, fridge and super big wet rooms. Complete flexibility for disabled, families and groups. Guest lounge with wide-screen TV, free internet access and piano.

Games room: Full size snooker table, table tennis, darts and free information.

RadioTelevisionTea/coffee making in bedroomsContinental breakfast onlyPacked lunches providedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenSenior citizens reduced ratesBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingTelephone (public)Television availableGames room onsiteWorking farmRestaurant open to non-residentsVegetarian diet availableDVD playerCD playerEvening mealsHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableOn street/public parking

Children welcome from any age.

Location

Directions

Plan route to Double-Gate Farm using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 482427  Lat: 51.18187 Long: -2.74138

By Road:
From Wells take A39 south at Polsham, turn right. Continue approximately 2? miles. Farmhouse after Sheppey Inn. On on left.

By Public Transport:
From Castle Cary - 18 miles - No public transport

Facilities

  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Continental breakfast onlyContinental breakfast only
  • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • GardenGarden
  • Senior citizens reduced ratesSenior citizens reduced rates
  • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Games room onsiteGames room onsite
  • Working farmWorking farm
  • Restaurant open to non-residentsRestaurant open to non-residents
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Evening mealsEvening meals
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Cots availableCots available
  • On street/public parkingOn street/public parking

Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
  • paviers/slabs

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesWCs with handrails available
  • YesBathroom with emergency call system available
  • YesBedrooms available with emergency call systems such as flashing lights (if fire alarm is activated)
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair users

Entrance

  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan

General

  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities