Accessibility Statement


  • Our website features photographs of all rooms, garden and parking areas.
  • Bookings and enquiries can be made directly from the website via email or by telephone.
  • Directions to The Old Forge are available on the website.
  • The nearest train station to The Old Forge is Malton (11 miles away) with a taxi rank at the station.
  • Station Taxis can transport wheelchairs (01653) 696969
  • Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s & Tesco Supermarkets will all deliver online shopping to the property.

Arrival & Parking Facilities

  • The property is approached from a good quality normal width road via a wide bridge (4.2m wide) with good visibility from both directions.
  • Parking for up to 3 cars is provided in the gravelled area in front of the cottage. Luggage can be unloaded by the steps to the property, but cars should be parked against the church wall to allow vehicular access to the main house.
  • The parking area is approximately 6 meters from the door of the property.
  • The door to the property is accessed either by two 160mm paved steps or a 1000mm wide paved ramp, with a 1100mm wide right angled turn.
  • The main door to the property is 875mm wide and has a level access in to the Dining Area.


  • The property is all on one level with no steps or ramps internally.
  • The flooring throughout the property is sealed Indian Sandstone and does have a slightly uneven surface.
  • All the doors internally are 820mm wide.

Living Area

  • Woodburning Stove is set on a raised hearth 900mm high.
  • Leather sofas are 450mm high.

Dining Area

  • The dining table has legs 300mm from the end of the table and the height from the floor to the underside of the table is 700mm.
  • Free space around the table is 1000mm to one side and 1200mm to the other, 900mm to the kitchen end and 2600mm to the living area end.


  • U shaped kitchen area with at least 1500mm free space in front of all worktops.
  • All worktops 900mm high.
  • Wall cupboards highest shelf 1850mm high, lowest shelf 1450mm high.
  • Range cooker has 900mm high ceramic plates and top opening double & single ovens with handles at a heiht of 700mm. Top shelf of ovens 650mm high, bottom shelf 450mm high.
  • Fridge/Freezer, highest shelf in fridge compartment 1480mm, lowest shelf in fridge compartment 1050mm. Highest drawer in Freezer compartment 750mm, lowest drawer in Freezer compartment 350mm.

Bedroom 1

  • Twin bedroom with 600mm high beds.

Bedroom 2

  • Twin bedroom with 700mm high beds.

Bedroom 3

  • King Size Double room with 700mm high bed.

En-suite Shower Room

  • Corner shower with 200mm lip and 450mm wide opening. Shower controls 1120mm from base of shower. A folding shower stool is available to allow seated showering.

Bedroom 4

  • King Size Double room with 700mm high bed.

Family bathroom

  • Bath with shower over. Bath side is 550mm high & shower controls 125mm above base of bath.


  • Natural Stone Floors
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Cosy Woodburning Stove
  • Traditional Bedsteads with Luxury Linen
  • Luxurious bathrooms
  • Welcome Basket of Local Produce
  • Village location
  • Free Wifi

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Guest Comments

Many thanks to Nigel & Caroline for a lovely stay. The cottage is wonderfully equipped & very comfortable. So much to see locally - didn't have nearly enough time! Star Inn - great food & very friendl ...

The Thomas Family, Rotherham & Sheffield
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