Awards for Hawkshead

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
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • YesDrop-off point for shoppers outside entrance

Access

  • YesLevel access on one floor throughout
  • YesAccess to a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • Yesgood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesPublic toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesChanging rooms that are accessible for a wheelchair user / carer with children's buggy / person with limited mobility ie with chair
  • YesLow counter at the till for wheelchair users

General

  • YesSeating available throughout the facility at appropriate intervals for shoppers with limited mobility
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesRoutes / aisles throughout the facility suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 4,1 or 8
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps

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
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu