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Chestnut Lodge, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England
Accessible Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation

If you are interested in Wheelchair Accessible Holiday Accommodation in Chestnut Lodge, England and require further information then please don't hesitate to contact us.

Board Basis: Self Catering
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Wheel In Shower
Grab Rails
Accessible Excursions
Equipment Hire
Satellite TV
Electric Bed
Sleeps 4-10
4 Bedrooms

Chestnut Lodge is just one of six lodges that are set in the heart of a secluded forest glade, located within the heart of The National Forest in South Derbyshire. The existing woodland on the site was supplemented with a large number of young trees in the 1990's and the centre now provides an outdoor attraction with a wide variety of things to do and places to explore.

  • Ground Floor Accessible Room
  • Accessible Twin beds
  • Right hand transfer to bed
  • Left hand transfer to bed
  • Sufficient wheelchair access around bedroom
  • Adjustable/electrically operated bed (Head/Foot Raiser, Profiling bed can be organised on prior request)
  • Underneath bed clearance for portable hoist (On prior request, can't be used with the Head/Foot Raiser bed)
  • Bed rails available (On prior request for Profiling Bed)
  • Put-u-up bed for carer (There is an additional sofa bed in the lounge)
  • Low level rail in wardrobe
  • Tea/coffee making facilities at accessible height
  • Electric sockets/hairdryer at accessible height
  • Mirror at accessible height
Shower Room
  • Wheelchair accessible shower room (Very large)
  • Wheelchair turning space in shower room
  • Room for carer/carers in shower room
  • Grab rails in shower room
  • Easy access to wash basin
  • Easy access to hand dryer/towels
  • Portable shower chair
  • Shower controls reachable when seated
  • Space for right transfer to toilet
  • Space for left transfer to toilet
On - Site Facilities
  • Accessible Fishing
  • Electric Scooter charging facilities
  • Designated disabled car parking
  • Level/ramped access into accommodation (Level)
  • Low level check-in counter (Meet and greet can be arranged)
  • Easy access around ground floor
  • Wheelchair access to gardens/grounds
  • Emergency pull cord (In all bedrooms)
Restaurant/Dining Area
  • Level/ramped access to dining room (Level)
  • Sufficient wheelchair access to tables
The lodge is spacious and offers four bedrooms, sleeping up to ten people in six singles, two bunk beds and a double sofa bed in the lounge. The timber cabin is situated in its own beautiful woodland setting with all the amenities of the forestry centre on hand, including a wealth of woods, meadows, trails, bird hides, ponds, a sensory garden and play areas to explore. Chestnut has two specially adapted accessible wet rooms, allowing separate facilities for carers. The kitchen area offers lowered worktops and includes a range of adapted cutlery. It also benefits from a garden area where you can relax, take in the views, the rich wildlife and even enjoy a barbeque.

Three of the twin bedrooms are ideal for wheelchair guests with the toilets accessible from both sides, lowered light switches and two extra large shower rooms including roll in shower. The kitchen is also designed with lowered worktops and has special needs kitchen utensils. There are also emergency pull cords in all rooms. These family lodges are well equipped with washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge, freezer, microwave, digital television plus outside a barbeque and garden area.

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10 + sofa bed
  • 2 Bathrooms with showers (no bath)
  • Bedroom 1 – 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 2 – 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 3 – 1 Single Bed (with electric feet and head raise) and 1 Bunk Bed
  • Bedroom 4 – 1 Single Bed and 1 Bunk Bed
  • Double Sofa Bed in Lounge
Suitable For
Suitable for anyone who is looking for a comfortable accommodation with plenty of things to do.

Food and Drink
Theres a cafe onsite for guests.

Please call us in advance if you require mobility equipment during your stay.


Free Phone 0800 622 6000

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