The nearest railway station is Lydney (LYD), approximately 15 minutes drive away and serviced by Arriva Trains Wales. The station does not have a taxi rank, however we can arrange for a taxi to collect guests, please contact us in advance if this is required.

The nearest bus stop is by the Jovial Colliers public house (5 minutes walk from Ferndale House). The number 22 (stagecoach) bus stops here and travels to Ross on Wye and surrounding villages.

Menus and the full access statement can be supplied in large print via post or email upon request.

Both Ross on Wye (15 minutes drive away) and Coleford (5 minutes drive away) have Shop-Mobility centres.

Parking/Arrival and Access to Property

Ferndale House offers parking for up to 6 vehicles. The car park has two wall lights and a motion sensor flood light to illuminate it at night. Guests can be dropped off on the road side, there is a low kerb but it is not dropped, or directly onto the property via the driveway to car park.

Provision is set aside for parking closest to the entrance for guests with access needs. This parking space is 26 feet from the main door along a tarmac surface, down two steps and up one step into the porch area (porch door width is 32inch/810mm). The porch has a tiled floor leading to laminate floor into reception (front door width 32inch/810mm). Ferndale House does not have any level access or hand rail for steps down from the car park area.

The flooring on the ground floor of Ferndale House is wooden laminate throughout. The walls and flooring have contrasting tones with the flooring being darker than the walls.

The reception area is lit by two wall lights, each with two arms, and a table lamp. There are two seats available and a reception desk with writing material, tourist information and directories. Help is offered with luggage to and from the premises if required.

Ground floor bedroom

This room has level access to the ensuite shower room. The main door into the room is 28 inches wide (710mm) and the bathroom door is 24.5 inches wide (620mm). The room has a one door robe, a bedside table, a dressing table and a tea tray and stand. These items can be moved or removed if required. The bed stands 21.5 inches high (540mm) from the floor to the top of the mattress. The flooring is a short piled carpet and is a dark tonal colour in contrast with the white walls. The TV has a subtitles function and this is easily selected, but assistance is available if required.

The ensuite has a floor covering to contrast with the white tiled walls. The lighting is bright in both the bedroom and the bathroom. The WC is 16.5 inches (420mm) from the floor to the seat and the hand basin (including pedestal) is 31 inches (790mm) high. There is a 10.5 inch (270mm) step into the shower cubicle.

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