Diana Beale, Canute Cottages, Cobnor Farm, Chidham, Chichester, PO18 8TE, 01243 572123, diana@canutecottages.co.uk


Information for visitors who use wheelchairs or have mobility problems


At Cobnor we welcome families with wheelchair users and are proud of our accessible footpath along the seawall which offers unrivalled views of the harbour. It starts 400m from the cottages, along our farm lane, so no need to take the car. Should you want to drive, there is a disabled parking bay where the footpath begins.


Granary Cottage and Old Dairy are designed to be fully accessible for wheelchair users.


  • Granary Cottage features a wheel-in shower with the basin and raised toilet fully fitted for disabled users.

  • Old Dairy has support rails and a drop-down rail in the bathroom, with a panelled bath.

  • Viking and Cullimers, may also be suitable for visitors with mobility problems and can be entered in a wheelchair.

  • Selection of bed risers on request.

  • Ramps 81 cms Minimum door widths 76 cms.

  • Parking directly outside

  • Ramps to Laundry Room and Play Barn

  • Undercover outside socket for charging mobility chairs / scooters

  • Kitchen, Dining Room, Sitting Room open plan - controls useable from wheelchair, though worktops standard height.

  • Radar key toilet by sea bank wheelchair accessible path

  • Solar Powered wheelchair accessible boat operated by the Harbour Conservancy for a close up of life on the harbour ! Tel: 01243 512301.

  • "Chichester Harbour Tours" from Itchenor can help those with limited mobility on a more traditional boat! Tel:01243 670504

  • Hire of wheelchair boat possible with advance notice from Cobnor Activities Centre Tel: 01243 572791

  • Hire of commodes and other mobility equipment can be delivered by: Hayling Wheelchairs Tel:02392 465889

  • Electric rise and recline chairs can be hired from Topak marketing at www.topak.co.uk Tel: 01903 783000

  • For a comprehensive list of accessible shops, attractions, pubs and restaurants in the area visit www.chichesteraccessgroup.org.uk or www.disabledgo.info

  • As well as our wheelchair accessible path along the sea wall, there are others at Prinsted, Emsworth and Hayling Island.

  • If you need carers during your stay try Choice Care 4U Tel:01243 607502 or email chichester@choicecare4u.co.uk, or BS Care www.bscare.co.uk 

    Tel: 02392 362222 
  • Access statement available.

  • If we can help in any other way, do ask!


  • Wheelchair-accessible with wheel-in shower, One bedroom with kingsize bed, One room with twin beds, Double sofa bed in lounge, Spacious shower room

    Granary Cottage

  • Wheelchair-accessible, One bedroom with kingsize bed, One room with zip and link beds to form super king, Double sofa bed in lounge, Bathroom with normal bath and good shower over bath

    Old Dairy Cottage

  • One twin bedroom with zip and link beds to form a super king, Double sofa bed in lounge, Shower room

    Viking Cottage

  • One bedroom with kingsize bed, One twin room, Double sofa bed in lounge, Bathroom with good shower over bath, Slight ramp hallway entrance

    Cullimers Cottage