For Thistleyhaugh Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast
Being a listed building we are limited in the changes we have
been able to make in creating access for all disability needs.
Provisions that we have been able to make are set out in the
We are in a remote location and a car is essential.
We are 2 miles from the main road and 4 miles from any village
with local transport.
The local transport is a bus service which heads South to
Morpeth and North to Rothbury and Thropton.
Local taxis are available and can be arranged with notice.
We are contactable via phone/fax or E-Mail.
Directions and sample menus in large print can be sent on
Car Parking Facilities
Approaching the Farmhouse, there is a sign saying guest parking,
this guides guests through a right hand turning which has
white double gates onto a red gravel drive. Guests should
follow the drive around to the front of the house. Someone
will greet guests at the front door.
Outside the house there is ample parking on the red gravel
but no marked bays.
Parking next to the front door is possible however there is
one step to negotiate measuring 13cm onto an uneven stone
doorstep, before reaching the front door.
We can assist guests with luggage.
into the House
The front door opens into the dining room with the stairs
to all guest bedrooms directly in front. There is plenty of
seating in the dining room.
The floor into the house is wooded and the dining room floor
is carpet and wood.
The stairs to the guest rooms are carpeted with hand rails
on both sides there are 14 stairs.
The dining room is on the same level as the entrance it is
well lit and spacious there is one large table which seats
up to 10.We serve dinner and breakfast to all guests at this
table. The table has an under space of 70cm.
Adjoining the dining room to the left is the lounge and Garden
room. The lounge is well lit and spacious the floor is carpeted.
There is ample seating and furniture can easily be rearranged.
Leading from the lounge is the Garden room which is again
well lit with ample seating. The floor is tiled with under
floor heating. There is a double door opening and stepping
down onto the garden and drive. The step is 17cm high. A ramp
for wheelchair access can be fitted if requested.
The Drawing room is to the right of the Dining room it is
also well lit and spacious with plenty of seating. The flooring
is wooden with a large covering of carpet. As with the lounge
the furniture can be rearranged.
There is no background music played in
any of the public areas downstairs.
Guest Bedrooms Mary Room
Situated at the top of the stairs. This is a spacious room
approx(5 metres by 5 metres) the king size bed is central
to the room and there is ample access around the bed. There
is comfortable seating in the room which can be rearranged
or removed if necessary. The bedroom floor is carpeted.
The en-suite bathroom is (2m x 1m 80cm)
the shower has a folding door and has a step up which is 23cms
from the floor . The bathroom floor is tiled. A non-slip shower
mat is provided and removable grab rails are also available.
The shower cubicle is 800cm x 800cm. The basin height is 80cm
from the floor.
Has a narrow corridor of 110cm wide leading to the bedroom.
In the entrance there is a step up into the room 20cm in height.
The room itself is spacious approx (5.5m x 5m) the king size
bed is central to the room with ample floor space around the
bed. There is comfortable seating in the room which can be
removed or rearranged if necessary. The bedroom floor is carpeted.
The en-suite bathroom is a good size
approx(2.5m x 3.0m) the bath is free standing at a height
of 65cm from the floor and has a mixer tap with a hand held
shower. Non slip mats are provided and removable grab rails
are available. The basin height is 80 cms from the floor.
The floor is tiled and has under floor heating.
This is a Twin bedded room, it is situated at the end of a
long corridor measuring approx 5m 40cms in length and 1m in
width. This room is one of our largest rooms at approx(5.5m
x 5.5m). The beds are central to the room with good space
around and between the beds. The room is very well lit with
comfortable seating which can be rearranged or removed if
necessary. The floor is carpeted.
The en-suite bathroom is the largest
bathroom at approx(3m x 3m) it is well lit with spot lights.
The room has a free standing bath which is 65cm in height
from the floor. The bath has a fitted grab rail and non-slip
mats. A separate double shower which measures 900mms x 1200mms
has a folding door and a shower tidy for easy reach of toiletries.
The step up from the floor measures 28cms. The shower cubicle
has ample room for a shower seat which is available if required.
The basin measures 82cm from the floor. The floor is tiled.
At the entrance to this room there is a small lobby measuring
approx 180cms x 140cms. The room itself is spacious at approx(5.5m
x 5.5m) and well lit. The king size bed is central to the
room with a comfortable sitting area to the left of the room.
The furniture can be rearranged or removed if necessary. The
floor is carpeted.
The en-suite bathroom is approx (2m x2m)
it has a free standing slipper bath with over head shower.
The lowest point of the bath is 55cms from the floor. Non
slip mats are available and removable grab rails at request.
The basin measures 78cms from the floor. The floor is tiled.
At the entrance to this room there is a small lobby measuring
approx 180cms x 140cms. This is our smallest room at approx
(3m 70cm x 3m 70cm) this serves as our single room but has
a king size bed situated centrally in the room . There is
reduced floor space around the bed . The chairs can be removed
to give more space within the room.
The en suite bathroom measures approx (180cm
x190cm) In the bathroom the shower door opens out the step
into the shower measures 18cms. The cubicle measures approx
(900mms x 900mms) it has a shower tidy for easy reach of toiletries
and a non slip shower mat is provided. Removable grab rails
are available if requested. Basin height is 78cms from the
floor. The floor is tiled.
Additional information Additional steps can be provided to assist in the use
of baths or showers.
We are a non smoking establishment.
We have a good fire system in place and all fire exits are
We do not allow dogs except guide dogs.
All rooms have Televisions, coffee and tea making facilities
Guests are welcome to use our land line as mobile phone reception
is restricted in this area.
Arrival time is 15.30 onwards and departure time is 10.30am.
Any other times by advance arrangement.
We accept Credit/Debit cards, Cheque or cash.
Contact Information By post:Thistleyhaugh,
Longhorsley, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 8RG Tel / Fax: 01665
570 629 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Grid Ref NZ 1398
Any feedback or comments are welcome
with ideas of improvements that can be made to make your stay
or someone else’s stay easier and more comfortable.
Updated on 17/01/2016