Access for People with Disabilities and Mobility Problems

We welcome people with disabilities to our site. We also welcome assistance dogs, although regretfully we cannot allow any animals on our mill tours because of the strict hygiene restrictions relating to food preparation areas. Please contact us in advance of your visit if you have any particular questions.

The Visitor Centre site is set within an old farm yard. Access around the main courtyard is on paved stones with slight inclines in places.

 

      

 

Parking: Vehicles carrying people with limited mobility are permitted to stop at the drop-off point directly outside the main entrance. There are two dedicated parking bays available within the main car park for Blue Badge holders.

WCs: The toilet block within the Visitor Centre Shop has a separate wheelchair accessible toilet with level access. The toilet within the Scrumpy House Restaurant-café  has level access but no separate wheelchair accessible toilet.

Visitor Centre and Cider Sales: Access to the counter area of the Shop and cider tasting area is without steps.

Gift Shop: Access to the counter area of the Shop is without steps.

Tea Room: Access to the counter area of the Tea Room, indoor and outdoor seating is without steps.

Play Park: To enter or exit the Play Park is on the level via a gate. Access around the Play Park is on rural surfaces, mainly cut grass, in keeping with the nature of the site. The natural surface has an incline that can be muddy and uneven and may cause some difficulty for visitors who use a wheelchair or have impaired mobility.

PLAY PARK IS OPEN EVERY DAY UNTIL END OCTOBER 2014

Orchard Walk: Access to the orchard Orchard Walk is through the Farm Park and comprises of an undulating, uneven grass path.

PLEASE PHONE WESTONS VISITOR CENTRE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT ORCHARD WALK AVAILABILITY 01531 660108

Mill Tours: Westons is a working cider mill and the tour route can be difficult to negotiate. With slopes, uneven surfaces and several flights of stairs, regretfully our mill tours are not suitable for wheelchair users or for those with impaired mobility. A video telling the Westons story is available, which can be watched free of charge, in the
Tea Room.

Scrumpy House Restaurant-Café: Access to the restaurant-café, bar and seating is without steps.

Getting to Westons

From the M5: 
Leave at Junction 8 and drive along the M50 to the first roundabout (outside Ross on Wye), approx 22 miles.  Then follow the directions from the "Travellers Rest".

From South Wales / Monmouth: 
Take the A40 through Monmouth and past Ross-on-Wye to the "Travellers Rest" roundabout at the beginning of the M50.  Then follow the directions below.

From the "Travellers Rest" head North on the A449: 
Drive for approx 5 miles and at the cross-roads in Much Marcle (with the old garage) turn left. We're only about 1/2 a mile from the crossroads and clearly signposted.