A glorious country house built 200 years ago of stone from the Purbeck Hills, situated within its own beautiful, formal gardens

Accessibility for the Grange Hotel Web Site

We have aimed to create a web site that is available to everyone, we aim to use a web safe font so all text is easy to read.  We have added alt tags for images to convey information.  The navigation on our web site works in a consistent way.  We do not rely on just colour as the only way of giving information.  We avoid the use of images of text wherever possible, and provide equivalent text links that consist of images.

Here are some suggestions to make our site easier to use:

Enlarging text on the site

(Internet Explorer 6)

  • Select Tools from the top browser menu then select 'Internet Options'
  • On the General tab, select 'Accessibility'
  • Tick the 'Ignore font sizes specified on web pages' check box
  • Click on 'OK'
  • On the browser menu select 'view'
  • Click 'text size'
  • Choose the size of text required

(Internet Explorer 7)

  • Select Page from the top right hand browser menu
  • Select 'text size'Choose the size of text required

(Firefox)

  • Select View from the top browser menu
  • Select 'text size'
  • Increase or decrease the size of text as required

Changing the text and/or colour on the site

(Internet Explorer 6)

  • Select Tools from the top browser menu then select 'Internet Options'
  • On the General tab, select 'Colour'
  • Deselect the 'Use Windows Colours' tick box
  • Select the box next to 'Text' and choose a colour
  • Click on 'OK'
  • Select the box next to 'Background' and choose a colour
  • Click on 'OK'

(Internet Explorer 7)

  • Select Tools from the top right hand menu then select 'Internet Options'
  • On the General tab, select 'Colour'
  • Deselect the 'Use Windows Colours' tick box
  • Select the box next to 'Text' and choose a colour
  • Click on 'OK'
  • Select the box next to 'Background' and choose a colour
  • Click on 'OK'

(Firefox)

  • Select Tools from the top menu then select 'Options'
  • On the General tab, select 'Content'
  • Select the font required from the drop down list
  • To change the colour select 'Colours'
  • Deselect the 'Use System Colours' tick box
  • Select the box next to 'Background' and choose a colour
  • Click on 'OK'

Changing the size of the window of the site

(Internet Explorer 6)

  • Select View from the top browser menu then select 'Full screen' or press F11

(Internet Explorer 7)

  • Select Tools from the top right hand browser menu then select 'Full screen' or press F11

(Firefox)

  • Select View from the top browser menu then select 'Full screen' or press F11

Changing the colour of links displayed on a screen

(Internet Explorer 6)

  • Select Tools from the browser menu then select 'Internet Options'
  • On the General tab, select 'Accessibility'
  • Click on 'Select ignore colours specified on Web pages' (should contain a tick) - Click 'OK
  • 'Select 'General' tab and click on 'Colour
  • Turn off the 'Use hover colours' tick box (should not contain a tick)
  • Select 'Visited' and choose the colour that suits you best, Click OK
  • Select 'Not Visited' and choose the colour that suits you best, Click OK
  • Select 'OK' for 'Colours
  • 'Select 'OK' for 'Internet Options'

(Internet Explorer 7)

  • Select Tools from the top browser menu then select 'Internet Options
  • 'On the General tab, select 'Accessibility
  • 'Click on 'Select ignore colours specified on Web pages' (should contain a tick) - Click 'OK
  • 'Select 'General' tab and click on 'Colour
  • Turn off the 'Use hover colours' tick box (should not contain a tick)
  • Select 'Visited' and choose the colour that suits you best, Click OK 
  • Select 'Not Visited' and choose the colour that suits you best, Click OK
  • Select 'OK' for 'Colours'Select 'OK' for 'Internet Options'

(Firefox)

  • Select Tools from the top menu then select 'Options'
  • On the General tab, select 'Content'
  • Select 'Colours'
  • Select the box next to 'Unvisited links and visited links' and choose a colour
  • Click on 'OK' 

Site Map

We have provided a sitemap as an overview of what is on the site. This provides quick links to areas of the web site.

Searching the web site

A search facility appears at the top of each page. To get the best results search using a key word or phrase.

Standards

This site has been built in using the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, however these guidelines are continually changing and therefore some pages at certain times may not validate. We will aim to keep the site as up to date as possible.

Layout

The site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control all of the presentation and layout. Tables are only used for presenting data.

Content

The content has been written and formatted to make it accessible. For example:

  • Headings highlight sections of text
  • Links use meaningful text
  • Forms can be navigated using the tab key

Contact Us

We are continually working to improve the accessibility of our web site, if you should experience any difficulties or have any comments please contact us explaining the problems you have encountered.

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