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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Part-time wheelchair users
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 2 units £450-£700 pupw sleeps 4-5


Lake District Disabled Holidays open plan area

Lake District Disabled Holidays open plan area


Mitchelland Farm, Off Crook Road,
Nr Bowness-on-Windermere,


Michelland Farm, Off Crook Road,
Nr Bowness-on-Windermere,


For over 18 years we have welcomed active and disabled guests to our small working farm with Highland ponies.

In 2007 we built 2 Norwegian-style log cottages, designed to combine luxury with the highest wheelchair accessibility. The Eco cottages have grass roofs, which are warm in winter and cool in summer.

The open plan design has a spacious lounge, with electric riser/recliner chair for comfort, large dining area with a well equipped kitchen together with an extra accessible worktop with second sink and induction hob, ideal for independant wheelchair users or 2 cooks!

The cottages have 2 bedrooms, wet room and house bathroom. The double bedroom is adjacent to the house bathroom. The spacious twin bedroom provides ample transfer space to either the electric adjustable bed, for your comfort or a single divan. The large wet room is en suite to the twin.

Designed for Access for All we find active guests as well as disabled guests return year after year in the luxurious cottages with panoramic views in the heart of the Lake District.

We have extra equipment available to assist guests with mobility difficulties, hoist, shower-wheel chair, wheelchair, walker, bed grab, upright chair and other aids.

Children welcomeRadioTelevisionSatellite TVIroning facilitiesGardenDisabled facilitiesCentral heatingLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerLinen providedFishingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Working farmDogs/pets accepted by arrangementDVD playerCD playerSingle sex groups welcomedHairdryerDrying facilitiesWashing machine

Golf course nearby. (One mile) Fishing (Three miles) Birdwatching, wildlife ponies and folas on the farm in view of cottages. Electricity is payable as per meter reading. Children welcome from any age.


    Group Simon Waters
    Restell Close, United Kingdom
    17 August 2016
    Rated as 5 out of 5


    Without doubt this is one of the disabled friendly places I've ever stayed. Everything seemed to have been thought out well beforehand. The owners were charming. There was no Wi-Fi signal or telephone and the cabin. I I personally preferred this, it was good to have a break from the outside world. But I wonder whether not having Wi-Fi might be essential for others. you could always have the option of having switched off if he preferred.

    Simon Waters

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    Plan route to Lake District Disabled Holidays using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: SD 433950  Lat: 54.34738 Long: -2.87375

    Directions to property: LA8 8LL for Sat Navs
    Mitchelland Farm is situated just off the B5284 Kendal to Bowness on Windermere road, 3 miles from Lake Windermere and approx 5 miles from Kendal.

    From South: Exit M6 at Junction 36. Take A590, follow A591 towards Windermere. Continue along Kendal bypass until a large roundabout. Take the first exit signed 'Hawkshead via Ferry' and Crook B5284.
    Two miles past the Sun Inn at Crook centre you will come to the Wild Boar Hotel on the right. Turn left down the lane on the left. We are the first farm on the right. Lake District Disabled Holidays is clearly signed. Follow the sweeping track to the Log Cottages.

    From North: Exit M6 at Junction 39, or 38, both lead to Kendal. Follow Windermere signs until a large roundabout. Follow B5284 as above.


    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Satellite TVSatellite TV
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • GardenGarden
    • Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
    • FreezerFreezer
    • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
    • Linen providedLinen provided
    • FishingFishing
    • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
    • Working farmWorking farm
    • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
    • DVD playerDVD player
    • CD playerCD player
    • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
    • Washing machineWashing machine

    Golf course nearby. (One mile) Fishing (Three miles) Birdwatching, wildlife ponies and folas on the farm in view of cottages. Electricity is payable as per meter reading. Children welcome from any age.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • Parking for Single unit properties:
      • YesParking space provided
    • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
      • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)
      • YesHas ramp


    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
      • YesToilet and bathroom
      • YesOne or more bedrooms
      • YesLounge
      • YesKitchen
      • YesDining room
      • YesToilet suitable for wheelchair users
      • YesOutdoor facilities
    • patio, garden outside dining area

    Bed/ Bathrooms

    • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
    • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
    • YesBedrooms available with no fitted carpets
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesBath with shower
      • YesBath
      • YesWet room
    • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
    • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
    • YesBath with support handrails available
    • YesW.C. fitted with handrails available
    • YesTaps in bathroom with lever handles available
    • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair user


    • YesRamp to entrance
      • YesHandrail by ramp
    • YesEntrance is well lit


    • YesSink taps have lever handles
    • YesSeating available in kitchen


    • YesCall system with vibrating pads
    • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)