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Access Statement For The Old Forge  Bed & Breakfast


The old Forge is a Home based Bed and Breakfast, with 3 letting rooms.

The following statement is a summary of our provision.

If you have any specific questions, please contact us for further information

Pre Arrival

There is a bus stop in the village approx 250 yards away, from this stop there is an infrequent service into Marlborough a more regular service can be had from the stop on the main A4 road approx .5 miles away, timetables for both are available.

We also operate a fair paying pick up service from Avebury, Pewsey and Marlborough

The nearest main line train station is Pewsey approx 7 miles away, taxis can be booked locally.

Our website  contains a detailed description of the property and accommodation including photos of each of the rooms.

We can be contacted by phone, mobile or email (details included below)

Arrival and Parking facilities

There is a large private, reinforced grass car park opposite the property

Cycles can be parked/stored in the secure rear garden of the house

Assistance with luggage is always offered to guests

Access to the main house is through a small cobbled courtyard with one low threshold step (wheelchair friendly)

The courtyard is lit at night

Two of the letting rooms have their own access off the courtyard, the twin room and the double room.

Dogs are welcome subject to prior arrangement


Main entrance and reception

The entrance is to the family room and the breakfast room and kitchen.

The door is 78cms wide with a stone threshold 12 cms high

The floor is stone tiled and has a rug over it.

Guests are escorted to all the rooms and the facilities are explained

The breakfast room is accessed through large double doors 200 cms high 92 cms wide

The family room is accessed by a private 10 step staircase off the reception

A bell is provided to call for assistance


Guest Breakfast Room

 Breakfast is served in the large ground floor breakfast room

The flooring is wooden with covering rugs, all the furniture is moveable and the layout is wheelchair friendly

The dining table has a under space of 63 cms high

Full waited service is standard.

Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and all other diets can be catered for

There is no smoking through out the property



 The property has 3 letting rooms, all are ensuite and all have the following

 Lockable main doors, wardrobes and storage cupboards, adjustable central heating, TV with remote control, fridge, Tea & coffee facilities, carpeted bedrooms and tiled bathrooms.

The Family room

This room is accessed from the reception by a door 76 cms wide and a 10 step staircase,

It contains

I king size bed with good access from all sides and one double bed with restricted access

A small ensuite shower room accessed by a inward opening door   68 cms wide

It contains a electric shower with a ceramic pan with a lip 10 cms high

A small hand basin with underspace of 73 cms high

A toilet  39  cms high


The Double room

The double room has its own front door 76 cms wide off the courtyard, it is well suited for wheelchair access.

It contains I  king size bed and I single pull down bed both with good access from all sides

The large shower room contains a extra large ceramic shower pan 14 cms high and glass panelled shower doors.

A standard size basin with an underspace of 70 cms

The toilet is44 cms high


The Twin room

 The twin room has its own front door76 cms wide off the courtyard, there is a high 17     cms threshold step.

It contains 2 single beds with good access from all sides

The kitchen comprises of a calor gas wall mounted boiler, a standard size fridge, a calor gas 4 burner hob, a microwave, crockery and kitchen utensils.

There is a wall mounted breakfast bar with 90 cms underspace

The bath is 53 cms high with a shower unit above

The standard size basin has a 70 cms underspace and the toilet is 46 cms high


Additional information

The double room is very well suited for disabled guests and their carers 

Contact Information

The Old Forge

East kennett




 Tele 01672 861686

 Mob  07770871066



Contact Us
+44 (0)1672 861686
+44 (0)7770 871066
The Old Forge
East Kennet
Wiltshire. SN8 4 EY
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