Access Statement for Ross Park Caravan Park Ipplepen
We cater for touring caravans & motorhomes.
We offer email, textphone and staff always accept Type Talk calls
Arrival and Car Parking Facilities
Reception area has a large tarmac area to front
Accessible parking bays are available in close proximity to reception.
All facilities are clearly signposted with signs at each junction point. Signs are cream background with large dark brown writing
Access to reception is directly from the main entrance
There is a small slope to access reception
The double doors can both open to provide a wide opening to reception
There is ample room for a large wheelchair to manoeuvre and turn
Staff come from behind reception to greet and those in wheelchairs
Accessible parking bays are outside reception for use whilst in reception
Public Areas – General (Internal)
The roads on the park are a mixture of tarmac and gravel. The gravel roads are raked on a regular basis to maintain smooth surfaces
The touring pitches are in one main area, with closely mown grass. 82 of the pitches have gravel hardstandings. Cars can be parked at the side of each pitch.
Pitches are allocated on booking and staff are happy to advise on the location and suitability for your requirements. Requests can be made for pitches close to facilities – please do so at time of booking
Caravans can be sited on to the pitch by our staff using our own tractors for a small fee paid at time of booking
Public Areas – Facilities
The toilet block is situated in the centre of the Park at the top end
The toilet block provides level entry shower, toilet and basin with push taps A parking bay is available outside the toilet block
The toilet block has level entry unisex shower toilet and washbasin for use by disabled guests. There are coloured grab rails and a wheelchair available for use in the shower and a seat by the washbasin. The tap is a pivot turn on/off and the toilet flush is push button
Many pitches have water tap and waste water connection. There are numerous waste water and water taps accessible on those pitches that do not have such facilities and chemical disposal points are also easily accessible.
There are numerous dustbin areas, recycling points and fire points around the Park which are no more than 50 metres from any pitch
Hedgerows divide the pitches
Restaurant, Lounge area and Take-Away
Accessible via ramped access and two doors
Drinks provided via waitress service
Tables and chairs can moved on request
The patio area at the back of the restaurant is level, has no steps and can be accessed from parking area at the front of the main shower block or by driving round to it.
Accessible via ramp from restaurant area or from the parking area in front of main shower block or by driving directly round to it; large sliding doors open to the back area onto the patio
Chairs and tables can be moved on request
Waitress service available for meals and drinks
Ramped access through door 830mm wide, with handrail
Level access throughout
All machines are front loading, operated by coin/token boxes situated above or on the machines
Hand wash sink is standard height
Iron and on switch are accessible from seated or standing position and ironing board is adjustable
Under cover play area is large and accessible
Tarmaced with seating (benches) provided
Accessed via two steps with handrail: level carpeted area inside. Outside light triggered by movement when dark
Level access and spacious interior with room for a large wheelchair to manoeuvre
Dog Walking Fields
Gravel access to certain areas, closely mown grass on all areas including conservation fields. Field is on a slope
Mobile telephone coverage is generally good in this area. A public telephone is available with level access suitable for wheelchair users at reception
There is a local bus service within 100 metres of the entrance to the Park and local taxis service the Park.
Shower facilities are lit all night and the remainder of the park has low level lighting.
Telephone and Fax: 01803 812983
Hours of Operation: Vary according to season; Park owners or wardens available on site 24 hours per day.
Local public transport numbers: 0845 600 1420
Local access taxi numbers: 01626 332633