Access Statement for Seaview B & B of Portland, Dorset

Introduction

Sea View is located slightly south of the center of Portland in Weston Street and is just 3 miles from the Sailing Academy and other water sports facilities. We are very close to the Heritage Coastal path which can be used to access some of the many rock climbs and walks on the island.

Pre-arrival

The A354 runs from Dorchester, via Weymouth to Victoria Square on Portland.(It is 2.5 miles from here that you leave the main road). From Victoria Square follow the signs to Portland Bill.2.5 miles on this road will bring you to Church Ope, Pennsylvania Castle and Cove Park on your left.It is here you leave the main road to the Bill and turn right into Weston Street. Approximately 400 yards, the first property on your right is Sea View.Turn into the drive. Bus Stops are situated at both ends of Weston Street and are about half a mile from Seaview B & B.

Arrival and parking

There are lined parking spaces at the front of the property and we would advise parking forwards, facing the front boundary wall.

Main entrance

From the car park, there is a level walk between 10 and 20 metres across Tarmac to the front door which is reached via steps, 1.5m wide x 0.5m deep. There is a handrail on the right hand side. the front door opens in to the hallway.

Public areas

The hallway accesses the staircase, bedroom 4 and the lounge / dining room. The stairs are 67 cm wide, 24 cm tread and 20 cm rise, with a left hand handrail. All floors and stairs are carpeted and all doors are 75 cm wide, except the en-suite doors, which are 67 cm wide. The lounge serves as the breakfast room and is available at all times with a sofa and several armchairs.