Awards for The Coach House Cottages

VisitEngland 3 to 4 Star Self-catering

All the national assessing bodies (VisitEngland*, VisitScotland, Visit Wales and the AA) now assess hotels and guest accommodation (including B&Bs) to the same criteria and award one to five stars. The star ratings reflect the overall quality of the experience. When choosing your accommodation look for the Quality Rose, the official marque of the Enjoy England national tourist board rating scheme.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Part-time wheelchair users

Typically suitable for a person with restricted walking ability and for those who may need to use a wheelchair some of the time and can negotiate a maximum of three steps.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-assessed Accessibility Information provides a list of available facilities and services, highlighted as being of key importance by disabled people.  Along with Access Statements, which provide a fuller written description of accessibility, it can help people with access needs make an informed choice as to whether accommodation, attractions, food & drink or shopping establishments meet their needs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


Introduction The Coach House is a self-catering holiday home situated down a long rural drive off a B road which connects the hamlet of Mork with the village of St. Briavels Pre-Arrival • Text, phone, fax and e-mail are available for communication prior to arrival. • Our information can also be available in large print. Our website will be available at and until then our temporary website is at . The font size can be enlarged for viewing Arrival & Car Parking Facilities • There is a gravelled carpark which can accommodate up to 6 cars for The Coach House. There is a parking space in the paved courtyard adjacent to the main door if required by a guest with a disability. From here there is one shallow step into the porch and one down to the inner entrance hall which is on a level with the kitchen/dining room and the main sitting room and adjacent shower and wc. There is rear access to a vehicle parked in the courtyard. There is a dog bowl and room for a dog basket in the porch. Main Entrance & Reception • In addition to the main door and porch off the courtyard there are 4 more doors into The Coach House from outside. However the main entrance as described above is the most accessible. There is a chair in the porch. Public Areas - General (Internal) • The doors generally to the ground floor rooms are 3ft. doors. The kitchen/dining room and main sitting room and ground floor wc shower room are on a level. There is one step up to the double bedroom which is off the kitchen/dining room. The floor in the kitchen is original flagstones which have an uneven nature. All other rooms apart from the conservatory which has a vinyl finish are carpeted. There is a step down to the single ground floor bedroom and side door to the garden. The conservatory has two sets of double glass doors one of which has a paved ramp from the gravelled terrace. All doors are lockable and their keys are kept in a position near to each. Well behaved dogs are allowed by arrangement and should be fed outside, in the porch or the conservatory. Public Areas - WC • Although there are 2 downstairs wc/shower rooms neither has the dimensions to be suitable for a wheelchair user. Laundry • There is a utility room off the courtyard which has an automatic washing machine and clothes lines for use by guests. Outdoor Facilities • The Coach House is built on a sloping site and although the main lawn is relatively flat it is approached by a grassed slope from the gravelled terrace adjacent to the kitchen door which has one step. There are garden chairs and benches. Bedrooms • Although there are 2 ground floor bedrooms, one double with ensuite shower room and one single with adjacent shower room, neither is suitable for a wheelchair user. There is one step up to the double and 2 steps down to the single. Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms , one very large one with a double and 2 single beds and ensuite bathroom, one spacious double with ensuite bathroom and two twins which share a shower room. Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared] • The shower rooms have shower trays with thermostatic mixer fittings. The bathrooms have standard baths with normal taps and a shower fitting. Grounds and Gardens • The gardens are mature and landscaped and bounded by a stream which is unguarded. There are steep areas with ramps and steps. It is not a garden suitable for visually impaired or mobility impaired guests. Contact Information • Address: Viewpoint Holidays, Bloom cottage, Underhill, Brockweir, Chepstow, Monmouthshire NP16 7NQ • Telephone: 01291 689463 • Email: • Website: (not yet active ) and • Emergency number: 01291 689463 • Local public transport numbers: Traveline 0871 200 2233 • Local accessible taxi numbers: M&R Taxis 01291 624482 Monmouth Taxis 01600 775408