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Gwel an Mor - Residence Assisted Lodges
Tregea Hill
Portreath
Cornwall
England
TR16 4PE
Phone: 01209 842354
Email: Send Email
Website: Visit Website

Gwel an Mor which is Cornish for 'View of the Sea' is a holiday resort of lodges which sit high on the hills above the Atlantic in Portreath in Cornwall. True to its name the resort and all accommodation in it benefit from beautiful coastal views. The resort is situated less than a mile out of the fishing village of Portreath. It has a distant history as a working harbour and has one of the of the finest pale gold sandy beaches in Cornwall.

Two of the five accessible lodges at the resort are their single storey ‘Residence Assisted’ lodges, which have both been specifically designed to be wheelchair accessible. The main living area comprises a lounge/dining area with log burner and a fully equipped kitchen. They each have three bedrooms, a twin with fully adjustable electric bed, ensuite wetroom and an ‘H’ hoist system connecting the two, a double, a single and a separate bathroom. They both offer contemporary design and a host of modern features such as a Bluetooth sound system, mood lighting and a television in the bath!

Both lodges also have a hot tub, the water is changed prior to your arrival but can take a little while to get back up to temperature.

The resorts Clubhouse has an accessible spa, the swimming pool has a hoist and their licenced Terrace Restaurant which offers authentic Mediterranean cuisine can provide for special dietary needs with prior notice.

Feadon Farm, a wildlife centre is situated right next door which is partially accessible, for further access details at the farm please refer to the owners own website.

Other facilities include, flat screen TV, Freeview channels and free broadband access (high speed Wi-Fi and wired) available throughout the resort and accommodations.

The staff are also happy to use their local knowledge to help you with finding and booking any leisure activities you may wish to take part in during your stay please just ask.

Our researchers stayed in Cara one of the resorts other three accessible Assisted Living Lodges. They found the accessibility of both the site and the ground floor of their lodge excellent. To view this listing please use the link provided.


Self-Catering Cottages etc Facilities

Bedroom

  • Ground Floor Accessible Room
  • Accessible Double bed
  • Accessible Twin beds
  • Right hand transfer to bed
  • Sufficient wheelchair access around bedroom
  • Adjustable/electrically operated bed
  • Ceiling hoist
  • Underneath bed clearance for portable hoist
  • Bed rails available
  • Low level rail in wardrobe
  • 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
  • Shower controls reachable when seated
  • Space for right transfer to toilet

On - site facilities

  • Accessible Pool
  • Electric Scooter charging 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

Equipment rental

  • Wheelchair loan/hire (Can be arranged with prior notice from local company)
  • Mobility aids hire (Can be arranged with prior notice from local company)
  • Portable hoist hire (Can be arranged with prior notice from local company)
  • Electric Scooter loan/hire (Can be arranged with prior notice from local company)

Other

  • Disabled emergency fire procedure
  • Suitable for groups of 8+
  • Assistance dogs (not pets) accepted