Access Statement

 

There are three cottage at Heath Farm, sleeping 2, 4 and 6 guests. The cottages are all on ground level; access is by ramp and there are no steps. The two larger cottages are particularly suitable for people with varying degrees of disability and both have level entry wet shower rooms. The largest of the three, Stable Cottage, has a National Accessibility rating of M2. There are no telephones in the cottages and mobile phone reception is variable depending on the service provider.



Shopping and Eating Out
For shopping you'll find the village post office stores in Plumpton Green and there's also a village shop in Wivelsfield Green. Both are barely a mile from Heath Farm. There is a Waitrose supermarket just 3 miles away in Burgess Hill, and there are plenty of their competitors there and in Haywards Heath (5 miles) and Lewes (7 miles). If you prefer not to travel to do your shopping, all the supermarkets offer their standard delivery services.

 

There are many local pubs. The Plough Inn (01273 890311) just 500m up the road serves, simple pub food and has extensive grounds, ideal for families with young children. The Half Moon (01273 890253) at the Southern edge of the village also has grounds suitable for families.

 

We have some wonderful restaurants, not just the cosmopolitan selection in Lewes and the other nearby towns, but also closer at hand, with fine dining at The Jolly Sportsman at East Chiltington (01273 890400) and The Blacksmith's Arms at Offham (01273 472971) or traditional pub food at The Bull Inn at Newick (01825 722055)

 

Getting Around
Heath Farm is situated on the country bus route between Lewes and Haywards Heath. There is a two hourly bus service on weekdays and on Saturday mornings, but the service does not run on Saturday afternoons or Sundays. The service passes Plumpton Green railway station, approximately one mile away.

 

There is a Shop-Mobility scheme in Brighton about 15 miles away.

 

Brighton Shop Mobility,
Brighton & Hove Federation,
Tel: 01273 323239.
Website: www.bhfederation.org.uk

 

Station Taxis of Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill run a reliable local service. Their fleet of cars includes a number of accessible taxis for people with restricted mobility. It is always advisable to book. Tel: 01444 410410.


Car Parking Facilities

There is a gravel and tarmac parking area right by the cottage front doors.

Laundry

All the cottages have their own washing machines and there is a tumble dryer for the use of guests in a utility room which has its own separate entrance. However, since there is a step up to the door and the interior is quite compact it isn't suitable for wheelchair users. However, if you need to access the room and need assistance, then please let us know and we will gladly assist you.

Additional Information

You will find details of our fire and emergency evacuation procedures in each cottage.

We do not allow pets in the cottages and we operate a strict no-smoking policy.