WORLDWIDE – Disability Holidays Guide

WORLDWIDE – Disability Holidays Guide

This online resource is designed to give disabled holidaymakers and carers more choice and flexibility when it comes to finding and arranging disabled holidays and activities. As well as accessible accommodation they have also put together a collection of travel ideas such as disabled cruises, disabled friendly safari, adaptive skiing breaks, as well as informative…

SPAIN – Overview of travelling around

This is a really useful overview of wheelchair accessibility in this country. It is in Flemish but compatible with google translate (but there are a few minor errors, e.g. google translate has put Spain makes hard work of accessible travel, rather than works hard on accessible travel!). https://www.toegankelijkopreis.be/land/spanje    

The Dairy – Accessibility Review

2020 Carrie-Ann Lightley’s blog post: ‘The Dairy | Accessible Yorkshire Dales Holiday Cottage Review’. https://www.carrieannlightley.com/post/accessible-yorkshire-dales-cottage

Bramwood Holiday Home

2020 Bramwood is a wheelchair accessible holiday home near the Gower Peninsula and city of Swansea. It sleeps 9 and has specialist disabled equipment for guest use. http://www.bramwoodgower.co.uk/index.php

Algarve Apartments

Abletoholiday offer three accessible self-catering apartments in the Algarve, complete with pool and hoist, courtesy WAV and airport transfers. Themed holidays, excursions, crafts, etc., can be arranged. https://www.abletoholiday.co.uk/

Lincolnshire: Secret Doors and Outdoor Spaces – The Stables

The Flying Bumblebee’s 2020 blog post – ‘Secret Doors and Outdoor Spaces – The Stables’ – reviews one of the nine accessible holiday cottages at Elms Farm Cottages near Boston, Lincolnshire. http://theflyingbumblebee.com/robots-secret-doors-and-wide-open-spaces-the-stables/  

Glamping in West Wales – Access Review

2019 Simply Emma’s blog post: ‘Wheelchair Accessible Glamping in a Safari Tent | Canvas and Campfires Review’. https://www.simplyemma.co.uk/wheelchair-accessible-glamping-safari-tent-canvas-and-campfires/

Sicily: Accessibility Review

2019 The Life Quadriplegic’s accessibility review of Sicily including accommodation and places of interest. https://quadlifeblog.com/2019/10/24/sicily-accessibility-review/

Hoe Grange Holidays Access Review

2019 Carrie-Ann Lightley’s blog post – ‘Hoe Grange Holidays: Access Review’ – gives an account of the wheelchair accessibility found at the self-catering accommodation, which is on a working farm. https://www.carrieannlightley.com/post/hoe-grange-holidays-access-review

Accessible Holidays in Switzerland

Claire & George, a Swiss travel company, will help plan your holiday from just finding an accessible hotel to arranging a private tour with guide, transport, accommodation and assistance. https://www.claireundgeorge.ch/en/

Dolphin Suites, Curaçao

2019 Impact Vacation’s travel blog post: ‘Dolphin Suites – Curacao’ gives an overview of the hotel and the extra services that are available such as tours, medical equipment and support staff. https://impactvacations.com/dolphin-suites-curacao/

Wheelchair Accessible Apartments – Brittany

I  Need A Holiday Too offer a complete door to door wheelchair accessible holiday package to meet your needs and the needs of anyone who supports you at their wheelchair accessible apartments in rural Brittany. https://www.ineedaholidaytoo.com/brittany-france.html  

Villa Sevasti Hotel, Greece

Villa Sevasti is a 4* hotel in northern Greece with views of Mount Olympus and the sea.  It has 16 rooms, is fully wheelchair accessible and offers care aids and services, airport and beach transfers and interesting excursions. https://villa-sevasti.com/accessibility

Tenerife Accessibility Guide

Little Miss Turtle’s 2019 extensive report: ‘Tenerife in a Wheelchair – Accessibility Guide’. http://www.littlemissturtle.com/tenerife-wheelchair-accessibility-guide/

Matagorda, Lanzarote Blog Post

2019 blog post from Able Emily reviewing her stay in Matagorda, Lanzarote, Canary Islands. https://ableemily.com/2019/12/24/matagorda-lanzarote/#more-545

Las Piedras Holidays

Las Piedras Holidays offers accessible holidays in Andalusia, Spain. There is a choice of accommodation from two self-catering beachfront apartments to a hotel in the hills. There are various packages available at the hotel from bed and breakfast to an excursion package. Group holidays, Andalusia Explorer twin-centre holidays and airport transfers are also available. https://disabledholidaysinspain.com/

Norfolk Accommodation

Church Farm Barns consists of 8 holiday cottages close to the north Norfolk coast and the Royal Estate of Sandringham all converted from farm buildings to a high standard. They can sleep between 2-10 people and can sleep up to 48 people on site making it an ideal location for group holidays. All properties have…

Around Netherlands

2017 Disability Horizons article Top 10 accessible activities in the Netherlands http://disabilityhorizons.com/2016/01/top-10-accessible-activities-in-the-netherlands/

Keukenhof Flower gardens

2014 Access magazines article on the flower gardens http://www.accessmagazine.co.uk/bloom-keukenhof-flower-gardens/

Around Netherlands

2017 Disability Horizons article Top 10 accessible activities in the Netherlands https://disabilityhorizons.com/2016/01/top-10-accessible-activities-in-the-netherlands/

Bluebell Woods in Hertfordshire Access Blog

2018 Susie’s Wheelchair Adventures blog post: ‘Will the bluebell woods at Ashridge be wheelchair accessible?’. A wheelchair user uses a mobility vehicle to explore the bluebell woods at Ashridge estate. https://susieswheelchairadventures.com/2018/05/04/will-the-bluebell-woods-be-wheelchair-accessible/

South of England Equipment Hire

Solent Mobility Centre have a very large selection of items. You can hire equipment as well as scooters and wheelchairs here. https://solentmobility.co.uk/

Derbyshire Accommodation

Rosliston Forestry Centre offers eco-friendly lodges accommodation sleeping from 2 to 10 people and equipment rentals including power scooters so you can explore! http://www.roslistonforestrycentre.co.uk/?doing_wp_cron=1556097857.1048529148101806640625

National trust access guide

The National  trust has Mountain trikes, Powered Mobility Vehicles and accessible trails and it offers Discounted and free entry For carers. the Mountain trike Is available in a growing number of venues, it is a great resource for off roading and exploring previously inaccessible areas 🙂 it is becoming more and more available for us!…

Majorca 4

2017 Mountain trekking, Blokarting and the hotel spa. Disabilityhorizons blog: Disability and travel: accessible adventures in Mallorca https://disabilityhorizons.com/2017/01/disability-and-travel-accessible-adventures-in-mallorca/?+Horizons+RSS-Email&utm_term=0_75cf3532a8-2b41619085-308157133

Access for football Slovenia resources

No Limits Tours has accessible minibuses, tours, information on accessible hotels and equipment hire throughout Slovenia and Croatia https://nolimits-tours.com/

Around Israel 4

access Israel: government information scheme section providing useful information for tourists with disabilities https://www.aisrael.org/?CategoryID=2276

Around Croatia 4

http://www.wheelgotravelling.info/CaravanTravels_Croatia.html  

Bermuda

Bermuda’s disabled and handicapped conditions for newcomers and visitors by air or cruise ship http://www.bermuda-online.org/BPHA.htm  

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