Stonecrop Cottage Website Accessibility Statement

Please note that some of these facilities are not available on a phone or tablet presentation.

If you are looking for the access description for the cottage please see the here.

Access Keys

These are the access keys for this site in line with recommendations by the UK Government:

M - Main navigation
P - Privacy Policy and Use of Cookies
S - Skip navigation
1 - Home page
2 - Skip to main content
3 - Site map
8 - Terms of Use of this website
9 - Feedback form / contact us
0 - Access key details

Notes on Access Keys

Most browsers support site-defined keyboard access for specified links. advises the following: The accesskey attribute specifies a shortcut key to activate/focus an element.

Note: The way of accessing the shortcut key is varying in different browsers: 

Browser Windows Linux Mac
Internet Explorer [Alt] + accesskey N/A
Chrome [Alt] + accesskey [Alt] + accesskey [Control] [Alt] + accesskey
Firefox [Alt] [Shift] + accesskey [Alt] [Shift] + accesskey [Control] [Alt] + accesskey
Safari [Alt] + accesskey N/A [Control] [Alt] + accesskey
Opera Opera 15 or newer: [Alt] + accesskey
Opera 12.1 or older: [Shift] [Esc] + accesskey

However, in most browsers the shortcut can be set to another combination of keys.

Tip: The behavior if more than one element has the same access key differs:

  • IE, Firefox: The next element with the pressed access key will be activated
  • Chrome, Safari: The last element with the pressed access key will be activated
  • Opera: The first element with the pressed access key will be activated

Visual Styles

(Accesible at the top right of the page) When you choose a new design theme (Default Theme or Contrast Theme) by clicking on the image at the top right of the screen (either contrast select or reset to normal contrast), a cookie with the name of the theme is stored on your web browser so that the next time you visit, the site is presented with the same visual appearance.

You can also change the font size by using the "Bigger Reset Smaller" links at the top right of the screen. These will also be remembered via a cookie between sessions and pages so you will come back to the site with the previous settings.

ARIA Roles

To aid with accessibility and useability the site is constructed with a number of ARIA Roles:

  • Banner - The site header containing logo, title and randomly selected image.
  • Navigation - The navigation menu for the site.
  • Main - The main content of the page.
  • Complementary - The left sidebar (which is the same on every page). In smaller devices the left sidebar will be positioned below the main content rather than to the left of it.
  • Contentinfo - The footer (which is the same on every page).

Tab Index

For those browsers supporting this feature you can also use Tab Index keys. The tabindex attribute specifies the tab order of an element (when the "tab" button is used for navigating) - the tab index for this sites is as follows:

0 - Web Accessibility Statement
1 - Top of Page - the Header 1 statement in the banner
2 - Navigation
3 - Content
4 - Sidebar
5 - Footer