For Bookings:

Tel: +44 (0) 1946 726 237

info@thestrandsinn.com

Access Statement

Introduction

The Strands Inn was built in the 19th century in Nether Wasdale a Remote Rural Hamlet in the Lake District National Park.

It is a two - storey building and all of the 14 letting bedrooms are on the first floor.

All the bedrooms are decorated differently and we have tried to keep them as comfortable as possible.

We have oil central heating in all the rooms and rooms are of all different sizes.

note: none of the rooms are of a large size.

Some of you will find that if you are taller than 5 feet 9 inches you will have to duck through some doorways.

We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this access statement, however if you have any queries please email us at info@thestrandsinn.com or call us on 01946 726 237.

Pre-arrival

  • We have comprehensive website info at www.strandshotel.com Bookings/enquiries can be made via e-mail or phone.

  • The nearest bus stop is approximately 7 miles away in Seascale.

  • The nearest railway station is Seascale, it is approximately 7 miles away and there are no taxis on stand by at the station.

  • Gosforth Taxi Company is 4 miles from the Inn their telephone number is 01946 725 308.

  • We can provide information in larger print on request.

Car parking

  • There is ample free parking for Strands Inn guests, at the rear of the building. This car park is loose gravel and concrete in parts. which is 10m away from the rear entrance.

  • There is on street free parking to the front of the building. This is tarmac and 5m from the main entrance.

Entrance and hall

  • The main entrance has one low level step approximately 2 inches high.

  • Front door width 71cm, hinge to the left with a small wooden threshold 2cm high.

  • The key hole lock is 138cm high.

  • Inside the entrance door you will find the main Reception and Main Bar area to the left.

General

  • The décor is of a fair standard, with light painted walls and all the stairs, throughout.

  • All the ground floor areas are wooded except for the bottom bar which is original slate.

  • A fire alarm electrical system is fitted throughout the whole building.

  • There are smoke detectors though out the building including all bedrooms they are all electric mains operated.

Facilities

  • Free WIFI for all residents.

  • Phone box near main bar area.

  • Games Room - Pool and Table Football.

  • We have available cards, domino's, Chess, Backgammon, connect 4 and other board games.

  • Large flat screen television in the bottom bar (sorry no sky available).

  • Darts board in the Bottom Bar.

  • Beer Garden to the back of the building.

  • Small walled Beer Garden to the front of the building.


The Bedrooms

  • Door width between 28 inches and 36 inches, hinge to the right and some to the left.

  • Tea and Coffee facilities in all rooms.

  • Chair provided in all rooms.

  • Digital TV with 5 stations, no Sky services in all rooms.

  • Radio Alarm Clock in all rooms.

  • Iron & Ironing board available on request.

  • Hair Drier available on request.

Room 1 - Double bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 35 inches, hinge to the left.

  • Door lock height 36 inches.

  • Room width 204 inches.

  • Room length 123 inches.

  • Shower room door width 24 inches hinge to the right.

  • Shower room width 52 inches.

  • Shower room length 74 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 28 inches by 28 inches.

  • Full double bed, 54 inches wide (4 feet 6 inches).

  • Bed height 22 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of one of the beds.

  • Transfer space available for one side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 2 - Double bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 36 inches, hinge to the left.

  • Door lock height 36 inches.

  • Room width 204 inches.

  • Room length 137 inches.

  • Shower room door width 23 inches hinge to the left.

  • Shower room width 50 inches.

  • Shower room length 97 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 29 inches by 29 inches.

  • Full double bed, 54 inches wide (4 feet 6 inches).

  • Bed height 22 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 3 - Double bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 28 inches, hinge to the right.

  • Door lock height 36 inches.

  • Room width 129 inches.

  • Room length 127 inches.

  • Shower room door width 28 inches hinge to the right.

  • Shower room width 75 inches.

  • Shower room length 86 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 29 inches by 27 inches.

  • Full double bed, 54 inches wide (4 feet 6 inches).

  • Bed height 26 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 4 - Twin bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 28 inches, hinge to the right.

  • Door lock height 36 inches.

  • Room width 128 inches.

  • Room length 141 inches.

  • Shower room door width 23 inches hinge to the left.

  • Shower room width 36 inches.

  • Shower room length 89 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 28 inches by 29 inches.

  • 2 x Single bed, 36 inches wide (3 feet).

  • 2 x Bed height 24 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 5 - Double bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 29 inches, hinge to the left.

  • Door lock height 36 inches.

  • Room width 197 inches.

  • Room length 112 inches.

  • Shower room door width 24 inches hinge to the right.

  • Shower room width 39 inches.

  • Shower room length 91 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 28 inches by 29 inches.

  • Full double bed, 54 inches wide (4 feet 6 inches).

  • Bed height 23 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 6 - Twin bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 30 inches, hinge to the left.

  • Door lock height 34 inches.

  • Room width 150 inches.

  • Room length 122 inches.

  • Shower room door width 23 inches hinge to the left.

  • Shower room width 40 inches.

  • Shower room length 103 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 29 inches by 29 inches.

  • 2 x Single bed, 36 inches wide (3 feet).

  • 2 x Bed height 22 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of one of the beds.

  • Transfer space available for one side of the bed.

  • Beds are movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 7 - Double bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 30 inches, hinge to the left.

  • Door lock height 33 inches.

  • Room width 117 inches.

  • Room length 143 inches.

  • Shower room door width 23 inches hinge to the right.

  • Shower room width 53 inches.

  • Shower room length 89 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 29 inches by 29 inches.

  • Full double bed, 54 inches wide (4 feet 6 inches).

  • Bed height 19 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 8 - Single bedroom (for one people)

  • Door width 30 inches, hinge to the right.

  • Door lock height 33.5 inches.

  • Room width 84 inches.

  • Room length 144 inches.

  • Shower room door width 23 inches hinge to the right.

  • Shower room width 48 inches.

  • Shower room length 79 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 28 inches by 28 inches.

  • Single bed, 36 inches wide (3 feet).

  • Bed height 24 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 9 - Single bedroom (for one people)

  • Door width 30 inches, hinge to the right.

  • Door lock height 36 inches.

  • Room width 90 inches.

  • Room length 156 inches.

  • Bathroom door width 27 inches hinge to the left.

  • Bathroom width 121 inches.

  • Bathroom length 91 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 28 inches by 28 inches within the bath.

  • Single bed, 36 inches wide (3 feet).

  • Bed height 24 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite bathroom consisting of Shower over bath, Sink and Toilet.

Room 10 - Twin bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 31 inches, hinge to the right.

  • Door lock height 36 inches.

  • Room width 143 inches.

  • Room length 143 inches.

  • Shower room door width 23 inches hinge to the right.

  • Shower room width 52 inches.

  • Shower room length 77 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 28 inches by 30 inches.

  • 2 x Single bed, 36 inches wide (3 feet).

  • 2 x Bed height 24 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of one of the beds.

  • Transfer space available for one side of the bed.

  • Beds are movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 11 - Double bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 32 inches, hinge to the right.

  • Door lock height 37 inches.

  • Room width 143 inches.

  • Room length 140 inches.

  • Shower room door width 23 inches hinge to the right.

  • Shower room width 53 inches.

  • Shower room length 80 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 29 inches by 29 inches.

  • Full double bed, 54 inches wide (4 feet 6 inches).

  • Bed height 23 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite shower room consisting of Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Room 12 - Double bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 32 inches, hinge to the right.

  • Door lock height 34 inches.

  • Room width 167 inches.

  • Room length 107 inches.

  • Separate Private Bathroom door width 29 inches hinge to the left.

  • Separate Private Bathroom width 93 inches.

  • Separate Private Bathroom length 92 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 27 inches by 31 inches.

  • Full double bed, 54 inches wide (4 feet 6 inches).

  • Bed height 27 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The Separate Private Bathroom consisting of Shower over bath, Sink and Toilet.

Room 12a - Double &: Single bedroom (for three people)

  • Door width 29 inches, hinge to the right.

  • Door lock height 33 inches.

  • Room width 132 inches.

  • Room length 127 inches.

  • Separate Private Bathroom door width 29 inches hinge to the left.

  • Separate Private Bathroom width 93 inches.

  • Separate Private Bathroom length 92 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 27 inches by 31 inches.

  • Full double bed, 54 inches wide (4 feet 6 inches).

  • Bed height 23 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • Single bed, 36 inches wide (3 feet).

  • Bed height 24 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • The Separate Private Bathroom consisting of Shower over bath, Sink and Toilet.

Room 12b - Double bedroom (for two people)

  • Door width 29 inches, hinge to the right.

  • Door lock height 37.5 inches.

  • Room width 172 inches.

  • Room length 157 inches.

  • Shower room door width 29 inches hinge to the right.

  • Shower room width 93 inches.

  • Shower room length 153 inches.

  • Shower cubical size 54 inches by 29 inches.

  • Full double bed, 72 inches wide (6 feet).

  • Bed height 24 inches floor to top of mattress.

  • Non feather duvet's and pillows provided.

  • Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton.

  • Transfer space available either side of the bed.

  • Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

  • The en-suite bath & shower room consisting of Corner Bath, Separate Shower, Sink and Toilet.

Additional information

Additional information is at reception and leaflets of all attractions within the area.

Not Good mobile phone reception but we do have a pay phone near the reception area and wireless access.

The rooms are non-smoking, equally it is unsuitable for pets.

Contact information

Address: Strands Inn & Micro Brewery, Nether Wasdale, Seascale. Cumbria CA20 1ET.

Telephone: 01978 726 237

Fax: 0196 726 122

Email: info@thestrandsinn.com

Website: www.strandshotel.com

The building - The proprietors live on-site at all times if away cover is always arranged.

Emergency contact numbers

If in an emergency you need to contact Mark or Lesley the proprietors, when reception is closed please ring the emergency bell which is situated at the private door sign through the small breakfast room alternately you can Ring the Front Door bell.

Nearest telephone box

Payphone in reception and in the village turning left out of the main front door 20m next to the post box.

Other points of interest

Whitehaven Tourist Information Centre, Market Place, 01946 598914.

Egremont Tourist Information Centre, 12 Main St, Egremont, Cumbria CA22 2DW. 01946 820693.

Wasdale facilities & utilities

Nearest Bus station = Whitehaven ( service to Gosforth & Seascale) 0906 550 0000

Nearest Taxi firm = Gosforth taxis 01946 725308

Nearest Train station 7 miles = Seascale and Ravenglass (BR) 0845 7484950

Nearest Chemist = Seascale 01946 728323 (some pharmacy goods available in Gosforth shop 019467 25751)

Nearest Petrol station = Holmrook 01946 724247

Nearest Doctor = Seascale Surgery Gosforth Road, Seascale. Cumbria. 01946 728101 (Dispensary 01946 727451)

Nearest Dentist = Egremont NHS Dental Access Centre, 55 Main Street, Egremont. Cumbria. CA22 2DB. 01946 825647

Nearest Hospital / A&E = West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven. 01946 693181 (Whitehaven Hospital have an Emergency Dentist)

Nearest Bank = HSBC in Gosforth, Natwest in Seascale

Nearest cashpoint = Gosforth HSBC

Nearest Churches = C of E in Wasdale, Nether Wasdale & Gosforth; Methodist in Gosforth & Seascale, Catholic in Seascale

Nearest Garages = Holmrook 01946 724228 or Gosforth 01946 725790

Nearest Post Office = At Seascale, Gosforth Road. 019467 28218

Nearest Police = Whitehaven 01946 692616 or 999

Nearest Public toilets = Gosforth, Seascale & Wasdale Head

Nearest Public telephones = Wasdale Head Inn, Nether Wasdale, Gosforth, Seascale, Holmrook

Nearest Shops for food & newspapers = Gosforth "the Lakeland Habit" for most food, drinks and newspaper needs, also shops in Seascale. Co-op Egremont (open 7am - 10pm everyday)

Nearest Supermarkets in Whitehaven

Morrisons (Two hours free parking). Just south of the town centre opposite the eye-catching restored Whitehaven Castle. Close to Macdonalds outlet.

Tesco (Two hours free parking). Open 24 hours.... Between the railway station and bus station on the northern entrance to the town.

Both Tesco and Morrisons have petrol stations. Netto, Aldi, Focus DIY and Iceland in the Preston Street area on the road out to St Bees.Boots, Argos, Bargain Madness, Wilkinsons have town centre outlets.


Suppliers

  • Meat - Wilsons of Egremont. Tel: 01946 820036

  • Andy Pratt Veg & Dairy. Tel: 01946 724097

  • G & M Supplies Catering Equipment Tel: 01946 693555

  • Solway Gas Supplies Tel: 01900 66888

  • Caterite Cumbrian Supplier Tel: 017687 76000

  • Grapevine Tel: 01768 776100

  • Jennings Brewery Cockermouth Tel: 0845 129 7185

  • Coffee Care Skipton Tel: 01756 794811

  • Sunlight Laundry Suppliers Tel: 01539 723378

  • The Cheese Larder Kendal Tel: 01539 726745

There is a no smoking policy throughout these facilities.



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