Access Statement



We aim to accommodate the needs of all our guests at Hungate Cottages.

This is a summary of the facilities at Farndale Cottage which is a two storey building. The decor throughout is neutral and all rooms are well lit through natural light and good electric lighting. The property has full central heating.

If there is anything further you require, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01751 476382 or 07876 404152.


Hungate Cottages are located in the market town of Pickering – gateway to the North York Moors National Park in North Yorkshire. We are ideally situated for the North Yorkshire Moors, York and the east coast resorts of Whitby and Scarborough. We can be contacted via telephone 01751 476382 or via email


Farndale Cottage is located in a grassed courtyard setting with five of our other cottages there are communal tables and seating. Parking is on a level, gravel parking area. The access is from the drive and then there is a paved footpath to the cottage.


The property is accessed from a paved pathway which brings you to the main door. There is an archway 108cms wide leading to the door on the right leading to a step 14cms high, 88cms wide and 80cms deep. The doorway is 75cm wide and up one step, 19cm high bringing you into the small hallway which has tiled flooring. There is direct access from here to Rosedale Cottage by a locked door on the right and  the  lounge/dining room to the left.  There is also the entrance to the kitchen.


The kitchen is located off the hallway and is accessed through a doorway 71cm wide opening into the kitchen. The floor is laminate and the units are 91cm high. There is an oven, hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and combined washing machine/tumble dryer.


The loung/dining room can be accessed directly from the hallway via a doorway 71cm wide and from the kitchen via an archway 101cm wide. The room has a short-pile carpet. The dining table is 75cm high with a 63cm space beneath. There is are 5 dining chairs 45cms high. There is a 2-seat sofa 44cms high and 2 armchairs, 40cm high. A futher high back armchair 45cm high. There is an open fire, colour TV, occasional table, lamp and portable music system.


Accessed from the lounge/dining room via a doorway 71cm wide into a small cloakroom for cleaning materials etc. the floor in this room and the WC is lino covered. The doorway into the WC is 71cms wide. The WC is 42cm high and the basin is 84cm high with a mirror above.

The stairway to the first floor is carpeted and there are 13 steps, 82cm wide, 24cm deep and 19cm high. The stairway turns to the left after six steps bringing you onto a carpeted landing. The landing is lit by a velox light. There is a chair 45cms high and long mirror as well.  There is a beam crossing the landing 188cms (6ft 3”) high.


The cottage has 3 bedrooms – 2 double and one single.


A double bedroom accessed via a doorway, 71cm wide, opening into the bedroom. The bed is 62cm high and has bedside units with lamps. There are two built-in wardrobes and a 5-drawer unit. There are two chairs 45cms high. The bedroom overlooks the grassed courtyard.


A double bedroom towards the rear lit by a velox window accessed via a doorway, 71cm wide.  The bed is 56cm high and there are two bedside units and lamps. There are two wardrobes together with a basin 79cm high and a mirror above. 


A single bedroom accessed via a doorway 72cm wide off the landing. The bed is 52cm high with a unit and a lamp.  There is a chair 45cm high.  It has a built in wardrobe. There is a decorative wash stand 73cm high. The bedroom overlooks the grassed courtyard.


The bathroom is accessed from the landing by a door 71cm wide. It is lit by a velox window.  The bath is 64cm high with a shower above.  The toilet is 43 cm high and the basin is 85cm high with a mirror and shaver point above.  There is a small airing cupboard and heated towel rail.  The floor is tiled.


Hungate Cottages, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7ET

Tel: 01751 476382


In order to ensure we continue to meet the requirements of those with additional needs, we would welcome your feedback. If you feel there are any areas where improvements can be made, please let us know, either via email, telephone or in person.