Disabled Accessible features of Thornbridge Outdoors

Thornbridge Outdoor Great Longstone Bakewell Outdoor Centre in the heart of the Peak Park

FULLY ACCESSIBLE Thornbridge Outdoors have a fully accessible bunkhouse known as ‘Woodlands’, which has level access throughout, hoists and accessible toilets.

Thornbridge Outdoors have a fully accessible bunkhouse known as ‘Woodlands’, which includes the following adaptations:

  • Level access throughout, no steps or stairs and wide door ways for wheelchair access (see room plan for widths)
  • A Maxi Sky remote controlled ceiling mounted hoist system (maximum weight 200kg) with a 2 point loop spreader bar (please bring your own slings) which connects the accessible bedroom to the en-suite shower room
  • An en-suite shower room with a large shower area, Chiltern Invadex TRT3 shower trolley (maximum weight 190kg), adjustable height sink, toilet with grab rails and emergency pull cord
  • Etac Clean shower commode chair & belt
  • Casa Lift 180E electric mobile hoist (maximum weight 180kg)
  • Invacare Accent single profiling bed (maximum weight 145kg) with a Countrywide Healthcare Picara low risk polyurethane foam mattress
  • Emergency pull cord in the accessible bedroom
  • Accessible outside toilet
  • Disabled car parking space right outside the front door

Unfortunately, whilst this building works incredibly well for people with a variety of specific needs, it has not been designed to facilitate independent living for wheelchair users.  It is expected that able bodied group members will be present as part of a group booking the building.

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Thornbridge Outdoor Great Longstone Bakewell Outdoor Centre in the heart of the Peak Park

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