Awards for The Lakes Distillery

Lake District Foundation

The Lake District Foundation is a local charity that supports projects that care for the landscapes, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Lake District and Cumbria. The Lake District Foundation logo shows that this business is committed to fundraising for the Lake District Foundation and is helping to support a prosperous economy, world-class visitor experiences and vibrant communities of the area. The Lake District Foundation a charity registered in England and Wales with the charity number 1174201, and is registered with the Fundraising Regulator.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

VisitEngland Award For Excellence Gold

Celebrating the people behind the cream of English tourism – B&B owners, hoteliers, self-catering properties, visitor attractions, caravan parks, business venues, Tourist Information Centres and other tourism businesses that are the very best in England.

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Cumbria Tourism Awards Winner

The Cumbria Tourism Awards celebrate the best of Cumbria's tourism businesses and the talented individuals behind them.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Member of Cumbria Tourism

Cumbria Tourism is a membership organisation with over 2,600 members from the tourism industry, committed to developing, promoting and managing tourism in the county.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-assessed Accessibility Information provides a list of available facilities and services, highlighted as being of key importance by disabled people.  Along with Access Statements, which provide a fuller written description of accessibility, it can help people with access needs make an informed choice as to whether accommodation, attractions, food & drink or shopping establishments meet their needs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for shoppers with disabilities
  • YesDrop-off point for shoppers outside entrance

Access

  • YesAccess to other levels by lift
    • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesAccess to a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • Yesgood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesPublic toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesLow counter at the till for wheelchair users

General

  • YesSeating available throughout the facility at appropriate intervals for shoppers with limited mobility
  • YesRoutes / aisles throughout the facility suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesStaff have had disability awareness training

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children