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Rowans

Carmichael, Biggar, South Lanarkshire, ML12 6PG

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Rowans is a self catering holiday cottage located next to Rhuallan Raptors with a living room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom with a walk in shower and bath.
    • Management of The Rowans receive disability and equality training.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Lanark.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.

Room

  • General Information View
    • There are 3 rooms in total.
    • There are 2 standard ground floor rooms.
    • There are 1 standard rooms on other floors.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some hotel rooms have no auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The hotel does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with guests in rooms.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms View
    • There are standard rooms on the ground floor.
    • There is level access to ground floor rooms.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There is two bedrooms on the ground floor and a basement room accessible via 12 steps with a handrail on the right. All the bedroom doors are 80cm in width and you turn a handle and push to enter.
    • The bathroom has a walk-in shower and separate bath along with a toilet and sink.

Bathroom

  • The door to access the bathroom opens away from you (push) and is single width (84cm)
  • The facilities in the bathroom include a walk-in shower, bath, toilet and sink.
  • The shower head is height adjustable and has low level controls.
  • The height of the toilet seat is 47cm.
  • There is not sufficent turning space for a wheelchair user.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B and G.
    • There are 13 steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is not a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the garden outside the front door.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.