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The Knighton
Broad Street
Phone: 01547 520530
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The Knighton is a 16 bedroomed hotel situated in the heart of historic Knighton. Its central location in the borderland of the Wales/England Marches makes it an ideal base to explore the unspoilt and varied landcape of this unique area where the counties of Powys and Shropshire meet.

The hotel has one designated accessible bedroom with an ensuite wet-room located on the first floor, which has a double and single bed plus a small sofa bed. This could be especially suitable for families with easy access needs or guests accompanied by their own carer/carers.

There are also several other bedrooms with en-suite wet-rooms which might suit guests with limited walking ability.

This privately run hotel skilfully combines period charm with contemporary decor and prides itself on being able to offer a more personal service. The management are willing to discuss and try to meet guests individual access requirements with sufficient prior consultation.

Hotel Facilities

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  • Accessible Double bed
  • Accessible Twin beds
  • Right hand transfer to bed
  • Left hand transfer to bed
  • Sufficient wheelchair access around bedroom
  • Low level rail in wardrobe (lower rail being fitted)
  • Tea/coffee making facilities at accessible height
  • Electric sockets/hairdryer at accessible height (extension lead available)
  • Mirror at accessible height (full length mirror in bedroom - mirror in shower room too high at present)

Shower room

  • Wheelchair accessible shower room
  • Wheelchair turning space in shower room
  • Room for carer/carers in shower room (one)
  • Grab rails in shower room (being fitted shortly)
  • Easy access to wash basin
  • Easy access to hand dryer/towels
  • Portable shower chair (shower stool provided see photo)
  • Shower gel/soap dispensers at accessible height
  • Shower controls reachable when seated
  • Space for right transfer to toilet (please note the toilet pan is slightly higher than lateral transfer height and horizontal transfer rail is being fitted shortly)

On - site facilities

  • Electric Scooter charging facilities
  • Designated disabled car parking (a public car park is located at the rear of the hotel with designated paking spaces and free parking for blue badge holders)
  • Level/ramped access into accommodation (ramped into the reception area from car park - front entrance from the street has steps)
  • Low level check-in counter
  • Easy access around ground floor
  • Wheelchair access to other floors (via a lift with room for one carer nb the lift has no turning space and would not be suitable for larger powered chairs)
  • Lift controls at accessible height
  • Wheelchair access to gardens/grounds (outside decked eating area at rear of hotel with accessible tables)

Restaurant/Dining Area

  • Level/ramped access to dining room (level)
  • Sufficient wheelchair access to tables (good)
  • Accessible counter/cutlery if self service (waitress service except for the breakfast cereal bar and staff are on hand to assist with this as well if required)

Equipment rental

  • Wheelchair loan/hire (one manual wheelchair available for guests use)
  • Mobility aids hire (walking frame on site and contact details available for local supplier of other mobility aids)


  • Disabled emergency fire procedure
  • Assistance dogs (not pets) accepted (By prior arrangement)