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Awards for Kingswood Cottage

AA 4 Gold Star Bed & Breakfast

AA Gold Stars are awarded to the very best of Guest Accommodation with the 3, 4 and 5 star ratings

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Green Leaf Tourism Scheme

Green Leaf Tourism Scheme – This New Forest tourism business is taking important steps to a more sustainable future. By choosing a Green Leaf business, you are playing your part in reducing your Carbon Footprint, supporting New Forest wildlife, and distinctive New Forest culture and communities.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

New Forest Tourism Association

New Forest Tourism Association was formed in 1989 to work in partnership with New Forest District Council to promote the New Forest as a quality year-round holiday and business destination. Today, NFTA works closely with both the New Forest District Council, National Park Authority Forestry Commission to both promote and market the New Forest as one of the premier tourism destinations within the UK.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Fair Booking

FairBooking aims to provide the best deal for the customer, the business and the destination. By making a booking with a FairBooking property or through a FairBooking website you are guaranteed the best rates on-line and the revenue stays within the local economy. In addition, FairBooking businesses donate for every direct booking they receive to an approved good cause that supports environmental and community schemes.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

New Forest Tourism Association Cyclists Award

This logo gives cyclists the confidence that they are booking quality accommodation that meets their particular needs. All New Forest businesses displaying the Cyclist Approved badge have met activity specific criteria.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

New Forest Tourism Association Walkers Award

This logo gives walkers the confidence that they are booking quality accommodation that meets their particular needs. All New Forest businesses displaying the Walker Approved badge have met activity specific criteria.

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

Parking

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit

Entrance

  • YesEntrance well lit
  • YesBell at main entrance

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan