Access Statement

Introduction

Wooldown Farm Holiday Cottages have 14 self catering properties all of which are located on a well‐spaced complex on the outskirts of the village of Marhamchurch. 2 miles from the town of Bude.

If you have any specific questions about access, please contact us and we will endeavour to help.


Pre‐Arrival

Car is the recommended method of transport; please see further details on our website.

The nearest bus stop is located in the village of Marhamchurch, approx 10 minute walk. Buses run from Bude to Marhamchurch: Stagecoach (Route: 218).

Local taxi services are available. Nearest rail link is Bodmin Parkway (32 miles away). Exeter Railway Station is recommended (43 miles away).

We are normally available all day and can be contacted by phone, fax or e‐mail (details below).


Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

(& Additional Property Notes)

Please meet us at the main house (side door) on arrival so we can assist you to the property.

Assistance can be available on request from car park to entrance for luggage etc. All car parks are normally well lit at night.

The Olde Coach House – Designated parking for 3 cars on flat gravel surface, on route to the property is flat concrete and then rough tiled courtyard leading to a low slate step up to the property door. Car park area is approx 15 metres from main door.

Wagoners – Designated parking for 2 cars on flat concrete surface, on route to the property is a small amount of gravel, then flat concrete and then a rough tiled ramp leading up to the property door, alternatively there is a slate step up to the property door. Car park area is approx 10 metres from main door. There is a slight carpeted ramp in the corridor past the doors to the first bedroom and main bathroom, leading into the open plan kitchen/living area (approx 30 degree raise, less than 1⁄2 metre length).

Stable Barn – Designated parking for 1 car on flat concrete surface, on route to the property is a rough tiled courtyard with a low slate step leading up to the property door. Car park area is approx 5 metres from main door.

Woolbarn – Designated parking for 1 car on flat concrete surface, with a low step leading up to the property door. Car park area is approx 2 metres from main door.

All other two person properties – Designated parking for 1 car per property on flat gravelled surface, On route visitors may encounter a flat concrete surface, followed by a flat path to each property. Each property except Buttermilk Barn has a low step leading up to the door. Car park area is shared and from approx 5 to 25 metres from main doors.  Area is sufficiently lit up at night.

The Corn Keep barn is on the first floor and is accessed from an outside wooden stair way leading up to the property, which is fitted with a slip resistant surface on each step. Pengenna Parlour is located beneath the Corn Keep.

The View – Parking for 1 car on flat gravel surface leading to slate ramp up to veranda to property. Or main door can be accessed from a step up to the veranda (Covered) from the main garden side which can be accessed from the car parking area. Car park area is approx 10 metres from main door.

Bijou - Parking for 1 car on slightly sloped gravel surface, approx 5 metres from main door, there is a patio area with a step up to sheltered porch area and a further step into the property.


Please see individual property descriptions on our website, if necessary please contact us for further information.

Property Interiors


The Olde Coach House - Sloped ceiling (mainly in kitchen area) and low bearing beams. Caution of steps leading down from hallway into kitchen area and at end of the hallway which lead to the upstairs twin bedroom and family bathroom.

Wagoners - There is a tiled ramp leading to the entrance door which can become slippery when wet, guests recommended to use slate step up from main courtyard area.

Stable Barn - Sloped ceiling and low bearing beams in bedroom.  Caution when using outside bath due to slippery patio area (when wet).

Corn Keep - Access only from an external staircase. Sloped ceiling and limited height in the shower room.  High sided copper bath may not be accessible for all.

Stargazey - High sided copper bath may not be accessible for all.

Bijou - High sided copper bath may not be accessible for all.

Highlighted accessibility notes:


The Olde Coach House – There is a good sized enclosed garden with lawn and a patio area which is accessed from the downstairs twin bedroom through a sliding patio door.

Wagoners – Enclosed garden with lawn and a patio area which is accessed from the living area large sliding patio door. There are two steps down from this door on the patio approx 2 patio slabs wide, marked with a black line on the edge. There is also a concrete pathway alongside the Wagoners building itself, with a small step up, from the patio.

Stable Barn – Small garden area with patio and access to car park area from the side.

Woolbarn – Crazy paving patio from the patio doors, with a small grass area to the back of the property.

The View - Large open garden area with stepped veranda with outside seating.  Crazy paving pathway in front of veranda beside the grass area. The car park is located beside the garden to the front of the property, which comes off the gravelled driveway used to access the Woolbarn.

Bijou - Flat patio area to front and side of property with gravelled parking area.

All other two person properties – All properties have their own flat patio area, the Corn Keep has a balcony. There is shared access to a communal grass area for barbecues and a seating area. This can be accessed from up to 2 steps down from each patio area. Flat access from Wenna’s Well patio area. This is accessible to the Corn Keep from walking down to the enquiries side door of the main house, and walking up the concrete access drive for the Woolbarn towards the grass area (Approx 130 metres walk). There is also a shared area to the side of the barns which has further seating and grass areas, this area is uneven and is accessed by uneven concrete (up to 20 metres walk for each property).

Grounds & Gardens


  • No Pets are allowed onto the site.
  • Smoking is NOT permitted inside any property.
  • Smoke alarms, extinguishers and blankets are fitted.
  • All bedrooms have no-allergenic bed linen and pillows.
  • Good mobile phone coverage for most networks in all properties

Additional Information


Address: Wooldown Holiday Cottages, Marhamchurch, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 0HP

Telephone: 01288 361 216

Website:  www.wooldown.com

Further information available on request.