Accessible Holiday Destinations & Travel Companies
Tel: 01942 888844
Access Travel provide disabled, wheelchair accessible holiday solutions for people with restricted mobility.
Kingsway Business Park,
Tel: 01452 729 739
Accessible Travel and Leisure provide holidays for disabled holidaymakers, wheelchair users and less-mobile travellers, and their family and friends.
Tel: 0300 111 2112
A Scottish Charity which provides beach wheelchairs for children and adults and a beach walker for loan free of charge from their Beach Hut at North Berwick Harbour, East Lothian.
Tel: 0116 257 0615 or 0770 807 0979
Belle Vue Holiday Home is based in Ventnor on the Isle of Wight, and is fully accessible for wheelchair users with amenities including a ceiling hoist.
Bluestone Resorts Ltd,
Pembrokeshire SA67 8DE
Tel: 01834 862400
Bluestone Wales have self catering ground floor level lodges available and on site there is a swimming pool, soft play area, playground, restaurant, spa and pub.
BMResorts is an organization whose purpose is helping people with a health care question and finding safe vacation locations for seniors and people with disabilities. All their apartments are equipped with aids and equipment, including hoists and handrails, which are suitable for people who use wheelchairs or mobility scooters.
Tel: 01253 702122
Brickhouse Farm houses 8 fully accessible holiday cottages that can accommodate up to 10 guests and are equipped with ceiling track hoists.
14 Lyon Road
Tel: 020 8907 2400
Can be Done provide disabled access holidays where travellers can enjoy unique experiences and unlimited freedoms wherever they visit, regardless of any physical disability.
PO Box 196773
Tel: 01604 805839
CHuC is an Equal Ability CIC community project, which endeavours to let other ceiling track hoist users know about new facilities and when more come on line. CHuC also aims to build up a strong business case backed by support from people who need these facilities worldwide and to encourage others to install hoists in their accommodation.
Clober Farm Lane
Tel: 0141 427 7686
Clober Farm is a fully accessible holiday home with raised beds and an accessible garden featuring a patio area. The house has been designed with the wheelchair user in mind.
69 Bower Yard,
Tel: 07816 180625
Cloud 9 Escapes provide comfortable and accessible self-catering accommodation for the less mobile.
The Manse Courtyard
Tel: 013397 42100
The aim of Crathie Opportunity Holidays is to make it possible for everyone to be able to find suitable accommodation of the highest standard to enable them to enjoy a holiday in Scotland. The cottages on site have been designed so that there should be no barriers to occupancy by disabled guests.
84 Berkeley St
Tel: 0141 248 9400 or 0800 622 6000
Disabled Access Holidays are experienced in organising mobility equipment, guaranteed accessible room booking, arranging adapted taxi transfers and booking flights with airport assistance in order to take the stress out of holidays for disabled people.
163-167 King Street,
Tel: 01457 833 444
Disabled Holidays can assist with choosing, booking, preparing to go, travelling, holidaying and coming home.
Tel: 01262 676015
The Villa is located on the Costa Blanca and is fully accessible, and is equipped with a ceiling track hoist. The Villa also offers the exclusive services of a carer who lives locally and is available for all caring needs.
Arion Business Centre
118 High Street
Tel: 0871 222 4939 or 0141 438 2367 (Scotland)
Enable Holidays specialise in planning holidays for the disabled, ensuring that each resort, hotel and apartment featured in their brochure is accessible and suitable for travellers with mobility impairments. Enable Holidays also liaise with travel providers to ensure a stress free journey for customers.
88 London Road
Tel: 07930 042764
Flat Spaces is a purpose-built, accessible holiday home that is as luxurious as it is spacious. It’s an ideal home-from-home for wheelchair and powerchair users
Paxton Centre, 14a Links Road,
Tel: 01333 329039
The Homelands Trust - Fife is an independent, Fife-based charity working to improve the quality of life of individuals affected by disability through the provision of luxury holiday accommodation.
Tel: 07764 235 673 or 01334 828 243
Ring Farm houses fully accessible cottages which can accommodate families/groups of up to 16 people.
Tel: 01896 823 258
Eildon Holiday Cottages have six cottages available, which were designed in a way that allows able-bodied and disabled visitors can holiday together without differentiation. Two of the cottages also come equipped with ceiling track hoists.
Calvert Trust Kielder
Kielder Water & Forest Park
Tel: 01434 250232
Calvert Trust provide respite holidays for disabled adults in a fun holiday environment with a range of activities and packages to suit everyone.
66 South Lambeth Road,
Tel: 020 3242 0200
A national charity supporting disabled people in the UK. They offer a wide range of support including respite care, works and skills development advice, including a prize of £50,000 for disabled entrepreneurs.
Tel: 01620 892864
Leuchie House National Respite Centre provide full-board breaks include 24-hour nursing care, physiotherapy, in-house activities and daily outings.
31 Kilnhurst Road,
Tel: 01706 815251
We provide respite care breaks for people with disabilities and their carers with support from trained and experienced helpers. Medical and nursing personnel are also on site to offer guidance where necessary, should it be needed. However it should be noted that they cannot provide 24 hour nursing care.
212 Business Design Centre
52 Upper Street
Tel: 0303 303 0145
Revitalise is a national charity providing respite care in a holiday setting for disabled people and carers for over 50 years.
Activities & Clubs
Dam Park Stadium
Dam Park Road
RaceRunning is a recreational, aerobic activity based on a running bike for children and adults with reduced mobility and balance as a result of a physical disability such as Cerebral Palsy. A running bike is a 3 wheeled bike with no pedals which supports you as you walk or run. As well as being a recreational activity, there is also a competitive pathway from local to international athletic events. Running bikes are available in other locations in Scotland - Please contact us for more details.
St. Josephs Leisure Centre
Tel: 01563 576351
C.H.A.M.P.S (Challenging Health, Art, Movement, Play and Sport) are sessions designed for children and adults with physical, sensory or learning disabilities, and offer a variety of sports and fitness activities to try. Support staff and parents are welcome to come and join in.
Ayrshire Athletics Arena,
Tel: 01563 555226 / 555227
The All Ability Cycles offer children and adults the opportunity to participate in the fun and freedom of cycling. Parents and carers are welcome and are encouraged to join in.
Grange Leisure Centre
Tel: 01563 576351
Frame Football is availible to any child using a walker. The club takes place every Wednesday from 5pm - 7pm, and support staff and parents are welcome to come and join in.
Tel: 01563 576351
SOFA is a dedicated sports club, where qualified coaches organise and deliver sports specific sessions for children and youths aged 5 - 18 with additional support needs. Participants will learn new skills and build these up gradually, incorporating them into full games. Sports include football, basketball, athletics etc.
Support staff and parents are welcome to come and join in.
Tel: 01294 278 381
The Dolphins swim club at Auchenharvie offer a class on a Saturday morning for children with Additional Support Needs, where parents are able to go in the water with their child. For more information there is a Facebook group with further details.
Tel: 07523 827 373
Ayrshire Sportsability gives children and young people with disabilities the opportunity to take part in a range of sporting activities led by qualified and experienced coaches.
Main office: Glenmore Lodge grounds,
Tel: 0141 886 7289
Disability Snowsport UK is a people-centred organisation with a unique sense of purpose: that anyone regardless of their disability can take part in and enjoy the thrill of snowsports.
Disability Sport Fife,
Michael Woods Sports & Leisure Centre,
Tel: 03451 555 555
DSF are the leading body in Fife for disability sport for children, athletes and players of all ages and abilities with a physical, sensory or learning disability. DSF employs an experienced team of coaches on a session by session basis to deliver sports specific activity sessions weekly across Fife.
11 Harewood Road,
Tel: 0131 659 4766
Drake Music Scotland is the nation’s leading charity creating opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to learn, compose and perform music independently.
57 Albion Road
Tel: 0131 475 2313
FABB Scotland work to give disabled children and young people access to sport, leisure and outdoor adventure activities such as white water rafting.
Frame Football has two clubs in Glasgow and East Ayrshire and is available to any child using a walker.
Glasgow Green Cycling Centre,
We work towards creating a fairer, healthier society by enabling more people of all ages and abilities to walk and cycle as part of their everyday life.
c/o The Scout Association,
21 Elmbank Street,
Tel: 07880 777 324
Glasgow Disabled Scouts offers challenge and adventure for young people aged 8-25 with physical disabilities and life limiting conditions.
1000 London Road,
Tel: 0141 287 8931
Glasgow Sport is dedicated to providing a wide range of opportunities to children and adults of Glasgow who have a physical, learning or sensory disability. Activities range from basketball and football to wheelchair karate.
Ayr United Football Academy
Citadel Leisure Centre
South Harbour Street
Funded by Children in Need, the Honest Kids Football Club creates an opportunity for all young people who have a disability, to come along and get involved in organised football, or just have some fun with their friends in a safe, fun and enjoyable environment. The club runs every Tuesday from 5pm-7pm during term time and is £1 per session.
Unit 226, The Briggait,
Tel: 0141 559 4930
Indepen-dance is an inclusive dance company for people with disabilities and their carers, to enjoy, express, and fulfill their potential through dance.
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street,
Tel: 0141 354 0234
Paragon is an inclusive music company inspiring people to create and perform their own music.
19 Broad Street,
Tel: 01259 721511
Play Alloa is the leading provider of play and social opportunities for children and adults with disabilities and additional support needs (ASN) within Clackmannanshire.
Tel: 01926 492915
RDA has several riding groups across Scotland, and their horses and ponies provide therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over the UK. RDA have a network of 500 volunteer groups who organise activities such as riding, carriage driving, vaulting, showjumping and Hippotherapy.
Sailability Scotland is an independent Scottish Charity working with sailing clubs, centres and sailing schools throughout Scotland to improve and develop opportunities for the integration and support of people with disabilities into the sport of sailing and its associated pursuits.
Tel: 0131 317 1130
Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) is the coordinating body for sports for disabled people
in Scotland. They have a role in promoting and developing sports, and to help with this
they have coordinators based in different areas of the country.
The sport of Wheelchair curling is an adaptation of the game of curling for people who have a disability affecting their lower limbs or gait. Wheelchair curling can be played by people with a wide range of disabilities. All that is needed is the co-ordination to hold a delivery stick and strength to push it with a stone attached to the other end, and a tolerance for cold. There are nine wheelchair curling clubs across Scotland.
The Scottish Wheelchair Dance Association have three groups across Scotland, in Cumbernauld, Kilbarchan and Fife.
Lawsondale Sports Pavillion,
Lawsondale Playing Fields (Off Arnhall Crescent),
Tel: 01224 746699
SensationALL provides multi-sensory experiences for children and adults with disabilities, multiple support needs and their families.
Spotty Zebras are a support group based in South Ayrshire aimed at families of children with special needs. The group meets once a month so that parents/carers can get together and share information and support while their children play. The group is for the whole family - disabled children (aged up to 12), siblings and parents/carers. For more information, visit the Spotty Zebras Facebook page for more details.
Tel: 0141 883 4005
The Experience have a fleet of specially adapted karts, allowing those with ranging abilities to experience the thrill of the race track. They have a designated support worker on hand to ensure everyone's safety and to make sure they have fun! All sessions are tailored to individual needs, ensuring the ultimate race track experience. They also have a multisensory room on site, as well as enhanced changing facilities complete with hoists.
Alex Ferguson Park,
8 Row Avenue,
The West of Scotland Football Club for the Disabled aims to promote, encourage and develop participation in football for all people who are ambulant with a physical disability with the added benefit of allowing team members to socialise and make new friends. This means the team caters for physical disabilities, however, the individual must be able to walk.
The Wheelchair Football Association has two clubs listed in Scotland; one in Glasgow and one in Ayr.
49 Dunellan Road,
Tel: 07868 592 881
Yogability provides free yoga classes to children and adults with special needs as well as their carers and their families in Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire and Scotland.
The Yard is a purpose built indoor and outdoor adventure playground for children and young people with disabilities, with two locations in Edinburgh and Dundee.
Tel: 0131 476 4506
145 Netherlee Road,
Tel: 0141 633 1493
Linn Park Adventure Playground is an indoor and outdoor play centre for children with additional support needs and their families.
62 Garfield Street
Tel: 0141 550 2320
Reidvale Adventure Play Association aims to improve the lives of children and young people (0-16yrs) and their families including children and young people with additional support needs and their families in a fully integrated, safe, supervised playground environment in their local community.