Access Statement

Access Statement for The Mill at Gordleton

Introduction

We aim to cater for the needs of all visitors in our 8 bed room restaurant with rooms. The following statement is a summary of our provision. If you have any specific questions please feel free to call us and we will endeavour to help.

Pre-arrival

  • There is a bus stop 30metres up the road from us (not a paved road), buses every 30mins during the day (Limited in the evening and on Sunday)
  • Our nearest train station is Lymington Town (5 mins drive) change at Brockenhurst for the Lymington Town or come straight from Brockenhurst Station (10 mins drive).
  • We have a website with photos of each guest room, most on the first floor, one halfway up the stairs – mezzanine level (Main-suite).

Arrival and car parking facilities

  • There is ample free gravel car parking in our main car park and also a smaller free gravel car park at the front of the hotel where there is designated disabled parking next to the hard brick pathway.
  • There are two steps into the front of the hotel.
  • There are no steps at the mill side entrance, wheel chair access.
  • There are a six steps from the main car park, with hand rail.
  • Assistance with luggage is always offered to all guests.
  • The outside areas are all well lit at night time.

Main entrance and reception

  • Through main entrance in the reception area and lounge, seating by open fire, lit throughout winter and lit by candles during the summer. Bespoke furniture and sumptuously decorated with daily papers available.
  • Guests escorted to rooms, freshly made tea or coffee offered and facilities explained.

Public areas – general (internal)

  • Guest and public dining room and bar. The dining room is carpeted and dining room bar area is wooden floor with large rug. The front separate bar has a wooden floor.
  • Carpeted throughout the hotel, all bath rooms are vinyl/tile floor.

Public areas – general (external)

  • Tables service throughout the internal & external seating areas.
  • The garden paths are paved with slab and the garden is lawn and boarders.
  • We have two narrow wooden bridges over the two streams both fenced and railed and a tiled area over the old mill, railed.
  • There are steps by the patio area down to the rivers edge to the grassy bank.
  • Paving slab patio area for smoker to dine out side, metal cushioned patio furniture with brolleys.
  • Smoking area with large brolly, cushioned benches and out door heater, situated next to an out door building next to the patio.
  • Along the walled waters edge beyond the terrace with have tables with brolleys on either side, mostly oblong seating with one large round table.
  • Garden area is a large square lawn on which we have oblong tables with brolleys and has a number of sculptures.

Restaurant, Lounge, Bar, Terrace Private and Dining Room

Table service throughout the internal & external seating areas, there is back ground music.

  • Restaurant: a carpeted area with square and round tables well lit by daylight via large French windows with views of the garden. Decorated with wall art and sculptures. The ceiling is high beamed. The seats are wooded with wicker backs and upholstered.
  • Restaurant bar area: Wooden floored area separated from the main restaurant area by glass partitions decorated with ornaments and sculptures. Seating can be bench seated cushioned and upholstered or seats with wicker back and also upholstered.
  • Lounge: Two large upholstered seats and a sofa set next the open fire (used in winter) with an oblong ottoman for a table. The lounge is positioned with its back to the hotel reception and entrance to the toilets and main entrance.
  • Front Bar: Wooden floored area with 5 x tables with 4 seats round each, some are leather. The Bar is 4m approx. long and has an opening at one end. It is situated to the right of the main front door which has two steps up.
  • Terrace: A long terrace running along side our river with tables on the riverside, next to the wall. The first half of the terrace is covered at one end and has heater lamps. The rest is all out doors. The floor is slabs.
  • Private Dining Room: A long table with a max of 17 people, tall upholstered armless chairs. There are 6 stone steps into the private dining room which is lower than the floor level has windows so there is a ground level view to outside.

Public areas – WC

  • We have separate gents (urinal & cubical), ladies (two separate cubical loos) and a disabled loo. Tile floors throughout.

Attractions

We are extremely well positioned for access to many attractions for central south England. Just a few are listed below.

  • The New Forest (05 mins)
  • Lymington Town (05 mins)
  • South Coast Beaches (10 mins)
  • Bucklers Hard (15 mins)
  • Beaulieu (15 mins)

Grounds and Gardens

  • Our gardens are well kept and have an array of perennial plants and bushes and mature trees which include spectacular willow trees. The pots and boarders are regularly changed with seasonal bedding plants.
    The river banks are kept natural to encourage and protect the habitat of wild life. Kingfisher and otter have been seen along our river banks.
    Many of the trees are lit up at night time as well as the terrace area and bridges.
    The gardens that feature throughout The Mill are often commented on.
  • We have different sculptures by local artist displayed in the gardens.

Bedrooms 1 – 8 (including bathrooms)

All rooms are en-suite and are heated via hot water radiators (and electric heaters when necessary), all have heated towel rails in the bathrooms. There is a small kettle and selection of teas and coffee with homemade biscuits. The wardrobes contain hangers and there are sets of drawers in each room as well as bed side tables and a dressing table with seat. There is an iron and ironing board in each room. There is a bible and local information and hotel information in each room and well as additional literature. All rooms have colour with digital television. We have free Wi-Fi throughout the whole building. The room doors are lockable with a key. Large towels, hand towels and bath mats are provided. Also shower caps, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, hand wash and moisturiser.

  • Room 1 ‘Avon Water’

    Bedroom
    Door Width: 79cm
    Décor: White and light blue colours
    Room Size: 345cm x 404cm
    Bed Size: Super King
    Flooring: Carpet
    Location: On the river side of the hotel
    View: The river

    Balcony
    Size: 140cm x 330cm
    Furnishings: Two outdoor seat
    (cushions stored in room) and table
    Flooring: Tiles
    Walling: 80cm

    Bathroom
    Door Width: 74cm
    Décor: Stone colour stone tiles
    Room Size: 165cm x 218cm
    Shower cubical size: 160cm x 114cm
    Basin Height: 85cm
    Toilet Height: 45cm
    Hair Dryer: Wall Mounted

  • Room 2 ‘Drake Room’

    Bedroom
    Door Width: 80cm
    Décor: Cream, Silver & Pink
    Room Size: 303cm x 580cm
    Bed Size: King
    Flooring: Carpet
    Location: On the river side of the hotel
    View: The River

    Bathroom
    Door Width: 74cm
    Décor: Cream and white tiles
    Room Size: 200cm x 156cm
    Bath Edge Height: 52cm (shower over bath)
    Basin Height: 92cm
    Toilet Height: 40cm
    Hair Dryer: Yes & Wall Mounted

  • Room 3 ‘Fallow Room’

    Bedroom
    Door Width: 79cm
    Décor: White and Cream
    Room Size: 360cm x 590cm
    Bed Size: Super King/Twin
    Flooring: Carpet
    Location: On the river side of the hotel
    View: Dual aspect window – river and garden views

    Bathroom
    Door Width: 74cm
    Décor: Cream and white
    Room Size: 220cm x 154cm
    Bath Edge Height: 52cm (shower over bath)
    Basin Height: 88cm
    Toilet Height: 42cm
    Hair Dryer: Yes

  • Room 4 ‘Orchard Room’

    Bedroom
    Door Width: 78cm
    Décor: Aubergine, taupe and white
    Room Size: 365cm x 410cm
    Bed Size: King
    Flooring: Carpet
    Location: At the back of the hotel
    View: From the terrace to the garden

    Terrace Area
    Door Width: 81cm (step up)
    Size: 540cm x 780cm
    Furnishings: Wooden seats and table
    Flooring: Gravel
    Walling: Wall and trellis
    View: Gardens from roof terrace

    Bathroom
    Door Width: 66cm (step up)
    Décor Wet Room: Brown golden sheen small tiles wall lighting
    Wet Room Size: 95cm x 140cm
    Basin Height: 89.5cm
    Toilet Height: 43cm
    Hair Dryer: Yes

  • Room 5 ‘Medlar Room’

    Bedroom
    Door Width: 71cm
    Décor: Rose, cream & Sage
    Room Size: 296cm x 373cm
    Bed Size: King
    Flooring: Carpet
    Location: Back corner of hotel
    View: Garden glimpses

    Sitting Room
    Door Width: 73cm (step down)
    Décor: Rose, cream & Sage
    Room Size: 300cm x 315cm
    Furnishing: One sofas, 2 arm chairs and coffee table
    Flooring: Carpet

    Bathroom
    Door Width: 71cm
    Décor: White and slate
    Room Size: 164cm x 150cm
    Shower cubical size: 73cm x 150cm
    Basin Height: 82cm
    Toilet Height: 46cm
    Hair Dryer: Yes & Wall Mounted

  • Room 6 ‘Pasture View’

    Bedroom
    Door Width: 78cm
    Décor: White, maroon & gold
    Room Size: 454cm x 400cm
    Bed Size: Super King/Twin
    Flooring: Carpet
    Location: Front of hotel
    View: Fields beyond the road

    Bathroom
    Door Width: 74cm
    Décor: White
    Room Size: 175cm x 195cm
    Bath Edge Height: 57cm (shower over bath)
    Basin Height: 84cm
    Toilet Height: 43cm
    Hair Dryer: Yes

  • Room 7 ‘Mill Stream’

    Bedroom
    Door Width: 71cm
    Décor: White and Lavender
    Room Size: 315cm x 475cm
    Bed Size: Super King/Twin
    Flooring: Carpet
    Location: Front of hotel
    View: Fields beyond the road

    Bathroom
    Door Width: 74cm
    Décor: White
    Room Size: 93cm x 175cm
    Bath Edge Height: 58cm (shower over bath)
    Basin Height: 84cm
    Toilet Height: 45cm
    Hair Dryer: Yes & Wall Mounted

  • Room 8 ‘Millar’s Suite’

    Bedroom
    Door Width: 72cm
    Décor: Beams (lowest point) 5’11” – Cream and burgundy
    Room Size: 320cm x 420cm
    Bed Size: King
    Flooring: Carpet
    Location: Corner of hotel – Front and mill/patio
    View: Foliage at front next to river – patio

    Sitting Room
    Door Width: 74cm
    Décor: Beams (lowest point) 5’8” – Cream and burgundy
    View: Patio area and river beyond
    Room Size:
    Furnishing: Two chairs, foot stall, dining table with 4 chairs.
    Flooring: Carpet

    Bathroom
    Door Width: 74cm
    Décor: Beams (lowest point) 5’11” – White
    Room Size: 330cm x 200cm
    Bath Edge Height: 56cm (shower over bath)
    Basin Height: 93cm
    Toilet Height: 42cm
    Hair Dryer: Yes

Additional Information

  • Fridge facilities are available in the kitchen adjoining reception downstairs.

Contact Information

  • The Mill at Gordleton
    Silver Street
    Lymington
    Hampshire
    SO41 6DJ
  • We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone on 01590 682219 or email info@themillatgordleton.co.uk. Liz Cottingham, Owner

Created on: 28 July 2010