Access Statement For Broome Farm


We aim to cater for the needs of all visitors at Broome Farm. We have 3 bedrooms in the main farmhouse and two additional self contained apartments outside .   The following statement is a summary of our provision.   If you have any specific questions please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help.



  • There is a bus stop on the main road approx ½ mile with a regular (hourly service) and by arrangement we will pick you up from this and deliver you to The Broome.
  • The main train station is 15 miles away (Hereford), the bus station in Hereford is about 5 minutes walk from the train station.
  • There is a local taxi service that has accessible taxis if required, we can make a booking for you.
  • Brochures and menus can be provided in large print and Braille by prior arrangement.
  • We have a good website, that includes maps of how to find us.
  • You can contact us via phone, or email(details below)


Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • On arrival to the property there is a fairly steep drive approx. 1 in 5 but it is not a long drive (50 yards)
  • No marked parking bays but there is ample room for all cars
  • The surface is sloping.
  • We can assist guests with luggage.
  • The village is 10 minutes walk through our cider orchards where there is the village stores and post office and the “local” The Yew Tree.


Main Entrance & Reception

  • The front door has one step 12 cm high.
  • The door is 107 cm wide.
  • On entry into our home there is a hallway 1.11m by 5m.
  • There is seating provided in the hallway.
  • There is short pile flooring throughout the ground floor.


Public Areas – General (Internal)

  • Our corridors to the ground floor breakfast room are 111cm wide.
  • Corridors have a good colour contrast and are well lit.
  • The floors on all corridors on the ground floor are carpeted.
  • The covering on stairs and upstairs corridors is short pile carpet.
  • Dog water bowl and food bowl (and food if requested in advance) are available on request.
  • The breakfast room is on the ground floor.
  • There are 5 stairs to a half landing followed by a further 5 stairs to the first bedroom.
  • The stairs are 20cm high, 25cm deep, 85cm wide.


Public Areas – WC

  • Bedrooms are en suite and a public WC is available on the ground floor (not accessible with a wheel chair) and first floor.


Dining Room

  • Breakfast is served in the dining room on the ground floor. There are no steps.
  • Furniture is flexible and can be moved on request.
  • Tables have underspace of 73cm high with varying widths and height of 74cm (legs on each corner). There are chairs with arms and without, which can be moved to accommodate.
  • Menus can be provided in large print and can be provided in Braille by prior arrangement.
  • We do not play background music in any area of the B&B.



  • Washing and drying of laundry is available and an ironing board and iron is available for your use.



  • There is a village stores and post office within 10 minutes walk through our orchards.


Leisure facilities

  • Not available.


Outdoor Facilities

  • Not on the farm itself but within 10 minutes drive we have a carp lake for guests to fish where you are able to drive right to the side to fish.


Conference & Meeting Room

  • Available


The Cider Suite & Orchard Suite


  • Both have external metal staircases that cars may be driven up to
  • Ten steps up from the ground
  • Facilities inside are all on the level



  • There are 3 bedrooms, inside the farmhouse none on the ground floor.
  • The Cider Suite is outside
  • The Orchard Suite is adjoining the farmhouse


Bedroom 1

  • There are 5 stairs to a half landing followed by a further 5 stairs to the first bedroom.
  • The stairs are 20 cm high, 25cm deep, 85cm wide.
  • Door widths (main and bathroom) are 69cm wide.
  • Can either be a double bedded room or a twin bedded room.
  • At least 58cm routes within the bedroom e.g. to the side of beds, between beds and dressing table, therefore allowing for left or right transfer to beds in any combination.
  • Furniture is moveable on request.
  • Beds are 62 cm high
  • Television with remote control and teletext
  • Divan beds are provided
  • One armchair is provided in the room
  • There is an ensuite shower room (see below for details)
  • Bed is 51 cm high
  • There is a TV with teletext
  • Fitted short pile carpet on the floor
  • Good contrast in décor


Shower-room & WC Ensuite

Bedroom 1 ensuite

  • Door width 75cm, outward opening.
  • Free floor space clear of door is 159cm x 174cm
  • The shower cubicle has a step/edge of 26cm high.
  • The basin has a curved front and has clear underspace. It is 80cm high.
  • The toilet has left side transfer with available free space of 91cm. The toilet is 46cm high
  • Good colour contrast of floors, walls, fittings and fixtures.


Bedroom 2 ensuite

  • Door width 75cm wide opening inwards, with two steps down.
  • Shower cubicle edge/step is 26cm high.
  • Free floor space 95cm x 170cm.
  • Basin is rounded at the front and is on a vanity unit 86cm high
  • Toilet is 46cm high
  • Good colour contrast of walls, floor and fittings.


Bedroom 3

  • Inward opening door 79cm wide
  • Bed height 79cm an old fashioned bedstead, not divan but with modern springing and air pocket sprung mattresses.
  • Door to shower ensuite 65cm.
  • Side of bed to wall 46cm minimum
  • Bottom of bed to wall 2.48m
  • Room width to wardrobe 2.45m
  • Step into shower 27cm plus 14cm step.


Grounds and Gardens

  • We have a large enclosed garden (flower border and lawn) for residents, which is available to sit in (bench available) or to let dogs out if required.
  • There are 55 acres of cider orchards in which to walk with an arrowed route from the B&B where dogs (and owners!) can get more exercise. There are many walks in the area.


Additional Information

  • Assistance dogs are welcomed as are other well behaved dogs.
  • Mobile phone reception is generally poor. We think we are lucky!
  • We are able to use the front and back doors in the need of evacuation. If you require more assistance for evacuating please notify us on arrival and we will ensure you are evacuated safely e.g. hearing impairment.
  • We are happy to take delivery of hired equipment (please let us know if ordered-telephone number below for hirers).
  • We are a no smoking building (smoking is allowed in the garden which has level entry and bins are provided.)
  • We are licensed for the sale of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to residents.


Contact Information

  • Address: Broome Farm, Peterstow, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 6QG
  • Telephone 01989 562824
  • Email:
  • Website:
  • Hours of operation: Flexible to business but essentially open all year except when we take some short breaks which do vary a bit each year.
  • Local carers: “Hands” 01989 566186
  • Local public transport numbers: In this folder
  • Local accessible taxi numbers: In this folder

Created 22-07-2019

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