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Contact Details

Denis Duncan House
East Lothian
EH39 5EL
Phone: 01787 372343
Email: Send Email
Website: Visit Website

Denis Duncan House is situated in the village of Dirleton, which is 24 miles east of Edinburgh, and 2 miles south west of the coastal town of North Berwick on the Firth of Forth.

The cottage is owned by The Lin Berwick Trust which is a charity providing holiday accommodation for people with disabilities, their carers and their families. They have two properties at the present time (Denis Duncan House and Berwick Cottage in Norfolk and are planning a third. Both properties have many other facilities, please check out their website for more detailed information.

All postal communication for Berwick cottage must be sent to their Administrator. Miriam Toosey BA (Hons) BSc, Eastgate House, Upper East Street, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 1UB

Self-Catering Cottages etc Facilities


  • Ground Floor Accessible Room
  • Accessible Twin beds (3 twin rooms)
  • Right hand transfer to bed
  • Left hand transfer to bed
  • Sufficient wheelchair access around bedroom
  • Adjustable/electrically operated bed
  • Ceiling hoist
  • Underneath bed clearance for portable hoist
  • Low level rail in wardrobe
  • Tea/coffee making facilities at accessible height
  • Electric sockets/hairdryer at accessible height
  • Mirror at accessible height

Shower room

  • Wheelchair accessible shower room
  • Wheelchair turning space in shower room
  • Room for carer/carers in shower room
  • Grab rails in shower room
  • Easy access to wash basin
  • Easy access to hand dryer/towels
  • Portable shower chair
  • Shower gel/soap dispensers at accessible height
  • Shower controls reachable when seated
  • Space for right transfer to toilet
  • Space for left transfer to toilet

On - site facilities

  • Designated disabled car parking
  • Level/ramped access into accommodation
  • Easy access around ground floor
  • Wheelchair access to gardens/grounds
  • Emergency pull cord

Restaurant/Dining Area

  • Level/ramped access to dining room
  • Sufficient wheelchair access to tables
  • Accessible counter/cutlery if self service

Equipment rental

  • Mobility aids hire (No hire charge, Equipment available on site see list on their website)
  • Portable hoist hire (No hire charge, Hoist available on site see their website)


  • Disabled emergency fire procedure
  • Care assistance provision (There are contact details for a care agency available please enquire with the accommodation provider for details)