Accessible Holidays

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Accessible Holidays Word version 

1.Holidays in the United Kingdom

For holiday makers staying in the UK there are a wide range of options. From accessible hotels, caravans and motor homes to residential activity centres for groups.

The National Accessibility Scheme

Helps identify how accessible the accommodation is for people who may have difficulty walking, use a wheelchair, wear a hearing aid or have impaired eyesight.

Disabled Holiday Information

The website provides a very useful search facility for accommodation, tourist attractions and activities.

Open Britain

A one stop shop for accessible tourism in the UK providing you with a simple way of searching for accessible destinations and places to stay.This allows you to create the perfect holiday for you, tailored specifically to your access requirements. Whether this means wheelchair access or having good lighting.

Ceiling Hoist users Club 

(CHuC) provides information about away from home accommodation with hoists.

Holidays in the British Isles

A useful guide to help plan accessible holidays and inclusive trips in the UK. The guide includes listings of places to stay and resources and things to do throughout the British Isles. Price – £12.99, including post and packing from

UK Campsite 

A website containing details of accessible caravan and camping sites within the UK.  This usually means they have adapted toilet or shower facilities, but please be aware they may not all be accessible by wheelchair.

Nirvana Motorhome Ltd

Supply an accessible or adapted camper, motor home or day van. You can hire them for day trips, holidays or for longer periods. They can often find a solution for those who want to travel for leisure but are restricted by disability. Nirvana Motorhome Ltd can also offer hire of a wheelchair accessible car, converted window van or people carrier.

Bruce Wake Charitable Trust

Hires out a wide beamed boat and a narrow boat for canal cruises.

Waterways Experiences

Aim to promote well-being by providing affordable canal boat trips particularly for disadvantaged people. All trips include a crew and skipper and there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. There is no reduction for self-drive bookings because the crews are not paid.

Vitalise Holidays

Provide respite care in a holiday setting for disabled people and carers. UK and European breaks

Seagull Trust

Provides free cruises on Scotland’s canals for people with special needs. Cruises run from branches at Ratho near Edinburgh, Falkirk, Kirkintilloch and Highland. In addition, a purpose-built holiday boat based at Falkirk is available.

Traveleyes

Provide group holidays for visually impaired people, although sighted people can join too. You can go solo, as a couple or with friends.