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Access Policy

If you require any special needs, please confirm with staff at time of booking.

The aim of this Access Statement is to give an accurate description of the facilities at Beachside Holiday Park and the surrounding  area

GENERAL

Beachside Holiday Park is situated on Brean sands, a six mile stretch of sand dunes and firm sand which is the second longest stretch of sand in Europe.

We are 4 miles from the small sea side town of Burnham on Sea. The promenade in Burnham on Sea is flat and car parks and roadside parking have disabled parking spaces. Information on Beachside can be found on this web site or within the Beachside brochure, available on request Beachside has a reasonable level access to reception with a 7.5 cm threshold and a door width of 78 cms. from which there is a 1:8 slope to the rest of the park which has level access to most caravans and where necessary ramps to raised areas.

The roads also act as pathways and are easily seen or tappable by the partially sighted. There is good mobile telephone reception in our area.

ROADS

Roads throughout Beachside are limited to 8mph, and we operate a one way system. Speed bumps are present but are lowered at the sides to allow wheelchairs and mobility aids easier access through the bumps. Slopp entering the park is 1:8 driving no effect.

HOLIDAY HOMES

Beachside has a rental fleet of 50 Holiday Homes. 

Wheelchair Friendly Caravan Holiday Home.

Car Parking

Parking is adjacent to the caravan. There is a wheelchair ramp to the lounge door. The lounge door is a one and a half door which opens to a width of 4ft. 

Internal Doors

All internal doors are sliding giving a total width of 30.5 inches.

Bathroom/Toilet

The bathroom is a wet room with handles and grab rails. There is a seat in the shower area and the toilet is also in this room.

Master Bedroom

A large spacious room. This room consists of twin beds with a height of 21 inches. It also has a mobile grab frame.

Twin Bedroom

This room also consists of twin beds, again beds are 21 inches in height.

Kitchen

The kitchen has a low level cooker and sink for ease of access to wheelchair users, 

Lounge

The seating is 19 inches and the dining area searing is also 19 inches with a freestanding table with bench seating and two stools.

The lounge and bedrooms are carpeted and the kitchen and hallway are laid with vinyl.

Our wheelchair friendly caravan is fitted with TV/DVD with Freeview digital boxes to enable guests with impaired hearing to access subtitles

BEACH BUNGALOW

Door Measurements

Front Door - 28" - Twin Room Door 1 - 26" - Twin Room Door 2 - 26"

Double Room Door 1 - 26" - Double Room Door 2 - 26" - Bathroom Door 1 - 26"

Bathroom Door 2 - 26" - French Doors both open to 6ft

THE GLEN

The Glen is an area of the park that is lower down than the rest of the park, no cars are permitted and child friendly. There is a 1:8 slope down to The Glen from one side or there is a separate entrance which has steps on the opposite side.

STAFF

Beachside Staff have attended the Welcome All course in accessibility awareness and have been given specific training by Beachside Holiday Park.

Beachside Staff are available from 9.00a.m. to 6.00p.m., to provide any support. Would Guests kindly inform Reception when a disabled person is present in their party. We may then discuss any special actions that may be necessary in an emergency and request contact numbers of relatives that may be communicated with. All information will be treated in confidence.

ASSISTANCE DOGS

We welcome all well behaved dogs and there is no charge for assistance dogs. All dogs must be kept on a lead whilst on the Holiday Park but may exercise freely on the beach at all times of the year.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Telephone numbers for Doctors, Dentists & Hospitals will be found in the Guest Hand Book which you will find in each caravan.