Hawthorn Farm Self Catering Holiday Cottages



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Wheelchair Accessible Holidays at Hawthorn Farm

All three cottages in the terrace at Hawthorn Farm (Cherry Tree, Rowan and Primrose) are single storey with flat access, so are suitable for our guests who would find it difficult walking upstairs. Of the three, Primrose Cottage is particularly well suited for wheelchair users, as it is the most spacious, with an open plan living/kitchen area, two large bedrooms and a wet room. The kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, microwave, Lavazza coffee machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer

If you have any special needs, such as reduced mobility, please let us know at the time of booking so we can advise you on the suitability of our cottages - and where possible, to make arrangements for any special equipment/facilities you may need prior to your stay. Where additional equipment hire costs are incurred, we will let you know what these will be, before committing you to anything.

More about Primrose Cottage

The cottage is adapted for wheelchair users, including:

  • Allocated parking nearby with flat path access directly to the front door
  • Ramp access over the threshold
  • Wide doorways
  • Easily reachable sockets and light switches
  • Spacious wet room with shower/toilet grab rails
  • Raised toilet
  • A wide (4 foot/120cm) electric adjustable bed in the second bedroom
  • Choice of a memory foam or a dynamic airflow mattress for the 4' electric bed (there's a charge of £25 per stay for the airflow mattress - please see below for more info)
  • Your choice of two singles, or a super kingsize bed in the main bedroom
  • Two further single beds in the second bedroom - ideal for one or two carers
  • Rise and recline motorised chair on request (there's a charge of £50 per stay for this - please see below for more info)

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We're also pet friendly

One of the other great advantages of staying at Hawthorn Farm, is that you are welcome to bring your companion or guide dog with you. We simply charge £25 per stay for up to 2 pets.

Equipment to borrow

You are welcome to borrow any of the following (free of charge) Just let us know when you make your booking which of these you would like us to provide:

  • Bed raisers
  • Shower chair or stool
  • Toilet raiser
  • Walking aid
  • Threshold ramp (for back door)

Supreme Extra Pressure Relief Alternating Air Mattress System - £25 per stay

The Supreme Extra is an alternating replacement mattress, used to provide comfort to those suffering with pressure ulcers. It is available to hire if you are booking Primrose Cottage. The mattress is a comfortable 4 foot (122cm) wide and fits on the electric adjustable bed in the second bedroom in Primrose (the one with three beds). Incorporating the current Supreme Overlay system, the Supreme Extra has an extra foam surround and base, which transforms the mattress from an Overlay to a Replacement. The surrounding foam is visco topped providing extra comfort.

Features of the Harvest Supreme Extra Pressure Relief Alternating Air Mattress System:
Maximum patient comfort - Visco topped foam walls
Optimum alternating pressure relief
16 Independent cells / 3 static cells at head end
Quick release cell connectors
Waterproof vapour permeable stretch cover
Push button pressure control functions
Visual low pressure indicator
Audible mains failure alarm
Quiet operation
Timed static mode
Single button control
Silvosan antibacterial coated

Please note, there is a maximum weight limit of 24st/152kg for this mattress


Rise and Recline Chair - £50 per stay

For our guests who experience discomfort or pain when getting in or out of armchairs, or who might need a little extra help mobility-wise, we can arrange hire of a rise and recline chair. If you're not familiar with one of these chairs, the electric mechanism allows for easier movement and gently elevates you out of the chair and onto your feet. It comes with simple to use controls, so you can adjust your sitting position to get it just right!



Wheelchair accessible pubs cafes and restaurants nearby

There are comprehensive lists at:


Here are a few places that are fairly local to Hawthorn Farm:

- Juliet's Farm Shop Café, Ash (1.9 miles)
- Archie’s Fish and Chips, Minster (2.9 miles)
- The Rising Sun, Stournouth (4.6 miles)
- The Grove Pantry Pub and Inn, Upstreet (5.1 miles)
- Gibsons Farm Shop Café, Wingham (6 miles)
- The Evenhill, Littlebourne (7.7 miles)
- Archie’s Fish and Chips, Minster (2.9 miles)