Access Statement


The self-catering cottages at Trengove Farm are converted from former farm buildings. Although they are not built specifically for disabled access, nor have been assessed as such, The Gew, Burgess and The Roundhouse are all ground floor properties and may be suitable for those, for whom stairs are a problem. There is a no smoking policy on the premises.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

The properties are approached by a concrete driveway approximately half a mile long.  There is a level car park about 75 yards from the properties, with The Roundhouse, Trengove Wing and Mowhay Cottage having one allocated parking space each outside their door.  There is a drop off, if necessary directly outside The Gew and Burgess.

The nearest railway station is Redruth, 3 miles away.  There are bus stops at Eastern Lodge near the end of the drive (half a mile) and Payneters Lane End (one mile).  The nearest supermarket is 3 miles and village shops 1 mile.  WIFI is available and mobile phone reception is normally good.


All cottages have non-feather duvets and pillows.  Towels, sheets, pillowcases and duvet covers are cotton.  All cottages have a fridge/freezer, electric ovens are built under with an electric in kitchens are of a standard height A toilet booster seat and a shower stool are available on request.  External and internal doors are approximately 30 inches.

The Gew

There is a 6 inch step down , then an 8 inch step up entrance.  External lighting is operated by a sensor.  The accommodation is all on one level.  Entry is into the open plan kitchen-diner/lounge.  A 3ft passageway, with turns, leads to 2 twin rooms, one bathroom with bath/ shower over, and a double room with ensuite bathroom with a walk in shower.   The level  patio area is approached through the lounge.  There is a 6 inch step down onto a flat area enclosed by a wall and two gates.


There is a 6 inch step down, then an 8 inch step up into the entrance which is 2 feet 6 inches wide.  External lighting is operated by a sensor.  The accommodation is all one level and entry is into a 3ft straight passageway which leads to an open plan kitchen-diner/lounge , one double room and one twin room.  The bathroom has a level shower area with curtain.  There is a level outside seating area accessed through a door in the lounge.  This is un-enclosed.

The Roundhouse

Main entrance is a 32 inch door into the lounge/kitchen-diner.  An external light is operated by an internal switch.  The property is all on one level.  The bedroom leads off the lounge and there is an en suite bathroom with a walk in shower..  There is a level seating area outside the property.

Trengove Wing

The entrance into the property is through door into the kitchen-diner. There is external lighting operated by a sensor. The lounge leads off the kitchen and then into a small hallway to the stairs. Approximate door widths are 30 inches. There is a turn partway up the stairs which leads to a passageway with three doors leading to a bathroom with separate bath and cubicle shower, a twin room and double room with ensuite shower room with cubicle shower.The enclosed level patio area is accessed by a door from the kitchen.

Mowhay Cottage

A parking area is 5 yds from the door with a dropping point outside the door.  There is an 8 inch step up into the property to the lounge/kitchen-diner.  Outside lighting is operated by an internal switch.  A conservatory is approached from the lounge through a door with a 2 inch threshold.  The 30 inch wide steep stairs has a turn, and leads into the double bedroom, with ensuite bathroom with separate bath and low level shower with fixed glass enclosure.  The enclosed patio area is accessed through a door from the conservatory or around the outside of the property through a 3 foot passageway with a 4 inch step.