AA 4 Stars
Tankersley Manor
Church Lane, Tankersley, Barnsley, S75 3DQ 01226 744 700 Get Directions

Access Statement

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We aim to provide the highest standards of service to all our guests and we look forward to welcoming you to Tankersley Manor and making your stay an enjoyable one. Facilities available for guests with disability needs are as follows:


Directions to Tankersley Manor are available by clicking here, or by calling the hotel on 01226 744 700

As you arrive at the hotel, you will find 260 parking spaces of which 3 are reserved for blue badge holders. One is located ten yards outside the hotel's main entrance and a further 2 are in the hotel main car park. There is also a turning circle located directly outside the main entrance for dropping off and picking up only.  There is a paved route from the disabled parking into the hotel where the main entrance has two manual doors.

If you need assistance with luggage or equipment, please ask our reception team and they will be more than happy to help.


The Reception desk is located on the ground floor of the hotel in the entrance lobby. The reception desk is 120cm high although check-in can also be completed whilst sitting at a low table in the hotel lobby.

You will be offered a personal check-in service with a full explanation of the hotel's facilities together with a familiarization tour if required. Assistance is available to help take your luggage to your room.

Reception staff will also brief you on our evacuation policy and please note on your registration card if assistance is needed in the event of an evacuation.

All bedrooms in the main hotel are located on the first floor which is not accessible by a lift, however our disabled rooms are located across the courtyard in our leisure wing where there is a lift to all floors of this accommodation area.  Please note to access the hotel lobby, restaurant and bar from these bedrooms an external route will need to be taken.


Tankersley Manor Hotel has 2 purpose built disabled rooms on the Ground floor.

Bedroom Inclusions:

  • Interconnects to a double or twin room
  • Transfer space and turning of at least 120cm on one side of the bed
  • Short pile carpet
  • Both bathrooms have a wheel-in-shower with low seat and low light switches
  • Horizontal and vertical grab rails and emergency cords
  • Tiled flooring in bathrooms
  • Reading lamps provided
  • 24 hour room service

Health and Safety

In the event of fire alarm activation these rooms have a sounder. In the event of an emergency a member of the team will assist with your evacuation if necessary. Fire evacuation advice is provided on the back of your bedroom door.

If you would like to specifically book one of our access rooms please contact ourUKcall centre on 0845 034 5777. 

Public Areas

There are two steps in the main hotel corridors and public areas on the ground floor.

All the restaurant, bar and lounge facilities at Tankersley Manor Hotel are located on the ground floor making them easily accessible.  To access the Brasserie and Bar a ramp is also available.

Our lift in the leisure wing has an audible enunciation and tactile buttons at standard height.

Accessible toilet facilities are located near the reception area.

There is good network coverage for mobile phones within the hotel. All networks work.

Conference, Banqueting & Meeting Rooms

Some of our meeting rooms are located on the ground floor and are accessible from the event centre Reception but not the hotel reception.

Hearing loops are available upon request in advance. Lighting can be dimmed where required.

Please notify your conference or banquet for specific seating or staging requirements.

Accessible toilets are located to the side of the event centre reception.

Reflections Leisure and Spa

The leisure club is located on the lower floor. A member of the leisure team will show you the facilities and assist with access to the swimming pool and spa. A dedicated accessible toilet and changing area is located within the leisure club, as well as a wheel in shower room. Access to poolside is on the same level and there are steps with a handrail into the shallow end of the pool.

Outdoor Facilities

The patio area can be accessed via the ramp near the Reception, which is level and paved.

There are no outdoor facilities.

Alternative means of transport

If not travelling by car, the nearest bus stop is located 150 yards from the hotel entrance and the bus routes from here take you to Barnsley and Chapeltown

An accessible taxi service is available from City taxis who can be contacted on 01142393939

The nearest train station is located Elsecar (2miles)

Local equipment hire companies: Easy life mobility 01226 249555

Local public transport numbers: Bus 01142465555 train: 0845 000 0125

Local accessible taxi numbers: 01142393939

Attraction Breaks

Attraction Breaks at Tankersley Manor

From long, lazy walks in the Peak District to a traditional and indulgent Yorkshire Afternoon Tea break, Tankersley Manor has a host of sensational attraction breaks to choose from.

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Things to do

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A spot of retail therapy

Tankersley Manor is close to the superb shopping on offer in Sheffield city centre as well as one of Europe's best shopping centres - Meadowhall.

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The spectacular Peak District

Explore some of England's most spectacular scenery and in the towns, villages and hamlets - amongst the prettiest in the country - you will find a warm and genuine welcome wherever you go. Every taste is catered for and many exciting activities are available. Situated only 20 minutes from the hotel.

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Enjoy a little "me" time

Relax and let our therapists work their magic as you lie back and enjoy one of our pampering spa treatments.

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Conferences & Meetings

Flexible conference and meeting space

With 11 conference and meeting rooms, Tankersley Manor is a great venue for your next event. The flexible space is ideal for small meetings, training days, team building activities and large scale conferences.

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