Access Statement

Access Statement

The Rusland Pool is located just off the A590 between Haverthwaite railway and Greenodd. It is in a rural setting surrounded by Lakeland countryside and its namesake river, the Rusland Pool, slices its way through the woodlands of the Rusland valley and out passed the Rusland Pool hotel concluding its journey into the Morecambe Bay estuary, the largest expanse of mud and sand plains in the United Kingdom. Rusland Pool boasts 18 bedrooms that offer double, twin or family rooms. There are 3 ground floor rooms that have no steps to enter and have splash rooms.


  • For assistance prior to arrival please contact the hotel and speak to a team member either by phone on 01229 861384 or Email at
    There is a local shop 5 minute drive from the hotel in Backbarrow
    Ulverston is a 10 minute drive from the hotel
    The hotel is on stagecoaches bus route the X6 from Kendal to Barrow
    There are taxi services in the area however these are best to be pre-booked

Arrival & Parking Facilities
The hotel has a large car park that can facilitate over 40 cars and is easy to access from the A590.
Guests should make their way to the reception area to check in. There are two entrances to the hotel. The first which is sign posted ‘Reception’ takes you directly to the reception area. There are three steps with a hand rail on either side leading you to reception or the second entrance sign posted ‘Bar’ has one small step, however we do have a moveable ramp that we can place by the bar entrance if necessary. Once the guest has reached the bar door they would pull the left door open and a left turn walking 6 metres (20 feet) along the corridor to the reception area.

Rooms and bar 

14 of the 17 rooms are located on the second floor of the hotel
The hotel has no lift
3 of the 17 rooms are on ground floor with splash roomsThe bar area is located on the ground floor sign posted Bar
The bar area has a small slope from the tabled area in the bar
Table service is offered at the bar
There are both male and female toilets in the bar; the male’s toilet doubles as a disabled toilet.
The breakfast room is located by the reception area. There is one step to gain access to the first 3 tables and there are another 2 steps to access extra tables and toilets.
The breakfast room has both male and female toilets.
If you feel you need more information please contact a member of the team on 01229 861384 or Email