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Accessible Holidays

Where to Find Information

Many kinds of holiday are organised specifically for disabled people including accessible hotels and B&Bs which can accommodate people in wheelchairs and where there are helpers and nurses available.

You can get information from the specialist organisations listed below or you can talk to your local travel agent about your options. It’s also worthwhile contacting disability organisations to ask whether they run any adapted holiday accommodation.

Accessibility

National standards for disabled access and facilities in hotels and other holiday accommodation have been drawn up, with input from the Tourist Board and disability organisations. Travel agents and tour operators can give you details about the accommodation they deal with. When making your holiday arrangements you should also ask how easy it is to get to the amenities you wish to visit, perhaps the beach, tourist attractions, local shops or the town centre, from where you will be staying.

Access Able

The Access Able website provides online Access Guides to venues across the UK You can find detailed information about access to all kinds of places including hotels, cinemas, hospitals, sports grounds, restaurants, council offices, parks and tourist attractions.

Visit the Access Able website here

National Access Register

The online National Access Register allows you to search for shops, businesses, hotels, and toilets etc. which are accessible for disabled people.

Visit the National Access Register here

Euan’s Guide

Euan's Guide has thousands of disability access listings and reviews of venues in the UK and beyond, written by disabled people for disabled people.

Visit the Euan’s guide website here

Tourism for All

Tourism for All is national charity dedicated to making tourism welcoming to all. Its website is a one-stop shop for accessible tourism in the UK providing you with a simple way to find accessible destinations and places to stay.

It allows you to create the perfect holiday for you, tailored specifically to your access requirements, whether this means wheelchair access or just having good lighting. All of the properties on the site are self-assessed.

Visit their website here

Alternatively, you can contact them by telephone on 0845 1249 971.

Disability Holiday Guide

The Disability Holidays Guide website has holidays and breaks for people of all disabilities, ages and levels of mobility.

Visit the Disability Holidays Guide website here

Disabled Holidays

Disabled Holidays are a travel agent specialising in accessible holidays in the UK and worldwide.

Visit their website here

Ski2Freedom

Ski2Freedom provide information and advice about making holidays possible for all. They have a focus on information and advice about mountain and snow sports activities, but will also provide information about non sports holidays

Visit their website here

Specialist Holiday Providers

3H Fund

3H Fund offers subsidised group holidays with volunteer helpers for physically disabled children and adults.

Visit their website here

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

Accessible Boating

Accessible Boating provides holiday boats adapted for people with disabilities with hydraulic lifts for wheelchairs and hoists. Boats are available at Fleet and Odiham on the Basingstoke Canal.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them by telephone on 07934 926 683 

Bendrigg Trust

Bendrigg Trust has outstanding indoor facilities that complement our beautiful outdoor venues and provide opportunities for active participation in all weather conditions.

To find out more, visit the Bendrigg Trust website here

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

The Lake District Calvert Trust

The Calvert Trust enables people with disabilities, together with their families and friends, to achieve their potential through the challenge of outdoor adventure in the countryside. We aim to do this by providing:

  • a wide range of adventurous outdoor activities, meaningful challenge and adventure within a framework of safety
    skilled, qualified and caring staff able to fulfil the needs of visitors
  • accommodation appropriate to the needs of the visitors
  • facilities for families and friends to share the enjoyment and experience

The benefits and enjoyment of the activities will be offered to all, irrespective of ability.

Visit the Lake District Calvert Trust website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

The Jumbulance Trust

The Jumbulance Trust is a small, national charity which “Makes Travel Possible” for disabled and other disadvantaged individuals with life-limiting conditions enabling them to take part in disabled coach holidays or pilgrimages across the UK and Europe.

The Trust provides the vehicles and drivers at subsidised rates to regional groups, schools, disabled community groups, care homes and hospices around the UK and Ireland.

The groups who organise the holidays and pilgrimages are made up of volunteer carers and where possible nurses and doctors offer medical assistance.

Find out more visit the Jumbulance Trust website here

Alternatively you can contact them via -


The Jubilee Sailing Trust

The Jubilee Sailing Trust offers sailing holidays and experiences where disabled and able-bodied people work together.

Visit the Jubilee Sailing Trust website

Alternatively, you can visit them via - 

Canaability

Canalability provides the facilities for people with disabilities and special needs to enjoy boating on the river on our specially adapted canal boats. You can hire our boats for a day trip, short break or longer holiday so that you are able to enjoy the relaxing tranquillity of cruising along the river.

Visit the Canaability website here

Alternatively, you can contact the via –

Supported holidays

Options Holidays

Options holidays provide supported holidays for people with learning disabilities in the UK and worldwide.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

Let’s Go

Let’s go provide supported holidays for people with mild to moderate learning disabilities in the UK and worldwide. They provide the opportunity to adults with additional needs to participate in holidays of their desire in a safe and secure environment, with qualified staff to support them 24 hours a day throughout the holiday.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

Bury Active

Bury Active was established by Kevin Bury in 2004, to offer supported holidays to young (and young at heart) adults with a learning disability. Kevin began his career some 40 plus years ago in a day centre for people with a learning disability.

Visit the Bury Active website here

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

Door to Door

Door to door provide supported holidays for adults with learning disabilities which include picking you up from home and taking you back again at the end of your holiday.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them by telephone on 07974 730 439 or 01536 428 378

Jolly Days

Jolly Days provide supported holidays for adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

Chrysalis

Chrysalis provide supported holidays and tours for adults with learning disabilities in the UK and worldwide, and are registered with CQC.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

  • email:admin@chrysalisholidays.co.uk
  • telephone: 01925 220 179

Your Directory

Your Direction specialise in providing supported holidays for disabled people, adults with learning disabilities and support needs throughout the UK. Their supported holidays offer a fantastic experience that you will never forget in a fully supported and safe environment.

Visit their website to find out more here

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

Foxes Academy

Foxes Academy provide supported holidays for young adults aged 17 and over with mild to moderate learning disabilities. Foxes Academy is situated on the seafront of the busy holiday town of Minehead, Somerset. Their courses are holistic and unique. They offer training in independent life skills in residential learner houses, plus the opportunity to learn catering skills in a real operating hotel, with paying guests, where a vast selection of functions take place all year round.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

Nutley Edge

Nutley Edge provide supported activity holidays based in Sussex for adults with learning disabilities and autism.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

Breakaway

Breakaway provide supported activity and themed holidays in the UK and worldwide for adults with learning disabilities, and are registered with CQC.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

Limitless Travel

Limitless Travel provide accessible holidays and tours for adults with physical and learning disabilities, with the option for people to travel with their carer.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via -

Trevanion House

Trevanion House provide supported holidays for people with learning disabilities at their specialist hotel in Cornwall, and are registered with CQC.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them by telephone on 01208 814 903

Phab

Phab provide supported activity holidays for children and young people with disabilities at their two residential centres in the Lake District and New Forest. They also offer wheelchair-accessible self catering holiday homes in Weymouth, Dorset.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

Accommodation

Hartlands

Hartlands offers self catering accommodation on the Isle of Wight which is particularly suitable for people with autism.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

Bond Hotel

Bond Hotel is a disability friendly hotel in Blackpool with the option to purchase CQC-registered care.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via –

Holidays for people with Visual Impairment

RNIB

he RNIB can advise on suitable holidays, hotels and ‘activity weeks’; for example, organised rambling or cultural holidays.

Visit their website to find out more

Alternatively, you can contact them via their telephone helpline on 0303 123 999.

Last reviewed: 14/12/2017