It’s always good to know about accessible holiday spots. Especially if you are travelling with elderly family and friends or those with mobility issues. There are so many places around the UK that have accessible holiday options.
When on holiday you need your home comforts like grab rails , walk in and roll in showers , ramps and wider areas to manoeuvre.
Here are my top ten accessible stays in the UK –
Meadowcroft Country Guest House, Cumbria
This guest house is situated near Winderme, it has two ground floor rooms which is great for any wheelchair user. Within the accessible rooms you get the advantage of larger room with extra wide doorways. The en suite has a wheel-in shower and shower chair. A support pole is also available to help you into bed. Carers and family members can stay in contact during the stay from one of the upstairs rooms via an intercom. There is also a wheel chair friendly pub just down the road.
Corpthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London
This four-star hotel has plenty of accessible rooms on the ground floor. by. If you don’t need a hoist, but could do with a more mobile-friendly room, they have10 on the ground floor with automatic doors. You can choose from either a low bath tub or a roll-in shower.
Manaros, Leyn Peninsula, Wales
This is a little bungalow in the seaside village of Aberdaron, north-west Wales. It’s a single-storey property ans has an open-plan kitchen diner and four double bedrooms, which all have their own bathrooms. Two of the bathrooms have been designed for wheelchair users with roll-in showers, non-slip flooring and grabrails in place. Corridors are extra wide, and the floor.
St Michaels Hotel and Spa, Falmouth, Cornwall
This hotel has one accessible room on the ground floor with sea views and tropical gardens. The room has a nautical with handrails , wide handled wardrobes and low-level furniture. There’s also an en suite roll-in wet room with support rails.
Incleborough house, Norfolk
The contemporary Oakroom suite on the ground floor sleeps two with an en suite wet-room for easy shower access, with a shower chair provided on request. All the door frames are extra wide. The dining tables have been adjusted so that wheelchair users can slide in without armrests getting in the way.
Moo House, Northumberland
This is a five-star and five-bed barn conversion near the Northumberland coast. It sleeps ten people. The barn is fully wheel-chair adapted. Those who have difficulty with stairs can stay in one of the ground-floor bedrooms, two shower rooms and a roomy, level-floor open plan kitchen-diner and lounge.
Grindale House, Pickering, North Yorkshire
This bed and breakfast has a twin room that is fully accessible. There’s a wet room which can easily accommodate a wheelchair if you need it.
Fishmore Hall, Ludlow, Shropshire
This hotel has a ground-floor double room that is fully accessible. There is an en suite bathroom kited out with grab rails which can be pulled down as and when needed. You can also request a portable ramp .
The Big Sleep Hotel, Cheltenham
There is lift access to all floors at this central and simple hotel, which has four specially adapted rooms for guests who use wheelchairs or have mobility difficulties. They have roll in wet rooms and grab handles.
Cringletie House, Scottish Borders
They have a ground floor twin suite which has been designed for visitors with wheelchairs. There are automatic doors and both beds can be raised or lowered electronically, as can the armchairs. The lights are remote-controlled, and the bathroom has grab rails and a roll-in shower.