At Craighall Steading we want to make everyone’s stay as enjoyable as possible. We understand that it can be a challenge to understand whether a hospitality provider is inclusive and accessible. We want to ensure that all visitors can have a great time without any barriers or restrictions. This accessibility guide aims to describe accurately the facilities and services we offer to our guests to give you the confidence to book online with your specific requirements. Please check that the access is suitable for your needs and please do not hesitate to contact us if you are in any doubt. We can provide more detailed information with dimensions and photos if needed.
The Steading is located at the end of a farm track just under a mile from the centre of Ceres village. There is pavement from the end of the tack into the village. The track is rough in places; the alternative non-vehicle route is via Craighall Den where there is an all-weather surface. The drive is made of compacted aggregate leading down a gentle slope to a paved entrance way; drop-off can be right outside the front door. The B&B has 3 double rooms and can sleep up to 6 people; all the rooms have ensuite showers.
We will meet you and welcome you into our home; a welcome pack is provided with information for your stay. Access to the property is completely on the level with no steps, ramps, or handrails; drop-off is right outside the entrance with Parking available a short distance from the front door. All door openings provide at least 78cm of clear space. Sockets in the property are at 40cm from the floor and all Light Switches are 100cm from the floor. All Lighting is LED and a mixture ceiling mounted, wall mounted lights and hidden LED strips – this can be adjusted by the home control system. Assistance dogs are welcome as we are dog friendly.
Guide by room
Entrance, Stairs and Landings
The entrance is fully glazed with floor to ceiling windows and roof over the entrance that provides shelter; inside there is plenty of space for free manoeuvre. There are different levels in the property which are access by stairs; there are stairs to two bedrooms with level access to the third bedroom. The living room is accessed from the entrance hall.
A brief description of our rooms can be found here.
All the bedrooms benefit from natural day light through the full height windows. There is clear space to the side of each bed with plenty of space for free manoeuvre in the room. There is rug which can be removed if required. Each of the rooms has the same furniture with king-size double bed with clear space beneath it and bedside table to the side. There is a table and two swivel chairs. The rooms also benefit from a small fridge, a foldable luggage rack and small wardrobe. The digital TVs are wall mount. Lighting can be operated through the home control system that offers a few different lighting scenes, The en-suites are white tiled with accent tiles behind the controls for shower and basin. The wall mounted dark grey towel rail provides a contrast with the white walls. Grab rails can be provided and positioned to suit individual requirements.
Living area (for breakfast)
We have an open plan split level high ceiling kitchen, living and dining space where we serve you your breakfast. There is 4 steps down to the dining area. Breakfast is served at our main dining table where 3 couples can sit with ease. Alternatively. a table can be placed on the gallery which has level access from the entrance hall and courtyard room. There is alternative access to the living area via wide door with level access from the Garden.
Outside and the garden
Our enclosed Garden wraps around the property. The sandstone path and patio around the property is accessed by a single step next to the entrance. There are further 6 steps that take you onto the lower patio where there is a ramp to the main patio in the garden. This lower patio can be accessed via a single step direct from the garden view room. There are several outside tables and chairs for guests use. Alterative access to the garden from the track and an aggregate path. The garden is reasonably level and is a mixture of grass or bark covered surfaces. Access to Craighall Den is just a short distance from the garden.