Accessible Holiday Destinations & Travel Companies

Access Travel

Tel: 01942 888844

Email: office@access-travel.co.uk

Access Travel provide disabled, wheelchair accessible holiday solutions for people with restricted mobility.

Accessible Travel

Avionics House,

Newhaven Road,

Kingsway Business Park,

Quedgeley,

Gloucester,

GL2 2SN

Tel: 01452 729 739

Email: info@accessibletravel.co.uk

Accessible Travel and Leisure provide holidays for disabled holidaymakers, wheelchair users and less-mobile travellers, and their family and friends.

Beach Wheelchairs

Tel: 0300 111 2112

Email: info@beachwheelchairs.org

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.

Belle Vue Holiday Home

Tel: 0116 257 0615 or 0770 807 0979

Email: info@bellevueholidays.co.uk

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 Wales - National Park Resort

Bluestone Resorts Ltd,

Canaston Wood,

Narberth,

Pembrokeshire SA67 8DE

Tel: 01834 862400

Email: guestrelations@bluestonewales.com

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. 

BM Resorts

Email: info@bmresorts.com

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.

Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages

Brickhouse Farm,

Brickhouse Lane,

Hambleton,

Poulton-Le-Fylde,

Lancashire,

FY6 9BG

Tel: 01253 702122

Email: info@brickhousecottages.co.uk

Brickhouse Farm houses 8 fully accessible holiday cottages that can accommodate up to 10 guests and are equipped with ceiling track hoists.

Can be Done

Congress House

14 Lyon Road

Harrow

HA1 2EN

Tel: 020 8907 2400

Email: holidays@canbedone.co.uk

Can be Done provide disabled access holidays where travellers can enjoy unique experiences and unlimited freedoms wherever they visit, regardless of any physical disability.

CHuC – Ceiling Hoist users Club

PO Box 196773

Winter Springs

FL 32719

USA

Tel: 01604 805839

Email: admin@CHuC.org.uk

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

Clober Farm Lane

Craigton Road

Milngavie

Glasgow

G62 7HW

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.

Cloud 9 Escapes

69 Bower Yard,

Ironbridge,

TF8 7JP  

Tel: 07816 180625

Cloud 9 Escapes provide comfortable and accessible self-catering accommodation for the less mobile.

Crathie Opportunity Holidays

The Manse Courtyard

Crathie,

Ballater,

Aberdeenshire

AB35 5UL

Tel: 013397 42100

Email: info@crathieholidays.org.uk

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.

Disabled Access Holidays

84 Berkeley St

Charing X

Glasgow,

G3 7DS

Tel: 0141 248 9400 or 0800 622 6000

Email: info@disabledaccessholidays.com

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.

Disabled Holidays

Albion House,

163-167 King Street,

Dukinfield

SK16 4LF

Tel: 01457 833 444

Disabled Holidays can assist with choosing, booking, preparing to go, travelling, holidaying and coming home.

Disabled Villa

Tel: 01262 676015

Email: aziice1@aol.com

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.

Enable Holidays

Arion Business Centre

Harriett House

118 High Street

Erdington

Birmingham

B23 6BG

Tel: 0871 222 4939 or 0141 438 2367 (Scotland)

Email: info@enableholidays.com

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.

Flat Spaces

88 London Road

Holybourne

Alton

Hampshire

GU34 4EL

Tel: 07930 042764

Email: info@flatspaces.co.uk

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

Homelands Trust – Fife

Paxton Centre, 14a Links Road,

Lundin Links,

Fife,

KY8 6AT

Tel: 01333 329039

Email: info@homelands-fife.co.uk

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.

The Rings

Ring Farm,

Chance Inn,

Cupar,

Fife

KY15 5PQ

Tel: 07764 235 673 or 01334 828 243

Email: Ringfarm@hotmail.com

Ring Farm houses fully accessible cottages which can accommodate families/groups of up to 16 people.

Eildon Holiday Cottages

Dingleton Mains

Melrose

TD6 9HS

Tel: 01896 823 258

Email: info@eildon.co.uk

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.

Respite Care

Calvert Trust

Calvert Trust Kielder

Kielder Water & Forest Park

Hexham

Northumberland

NE48 1BS

Tel: 01434 250232

Email: enquiries@calvert-kielder.com

Calvert Trust provide respite holidays for disabled adults in a fun holiday environment with a range of activities and packages to suit everyone.

Leonard Cheshire

66 South Lambeth Road,

London

SW8 1RL

Tel: 020 3242 0200

Email: scotlandoffice@leonardcheshire.org

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.

Leuchie House

North Berwick

East Lothian

EH39 5NT

Tel: 01620 892864

Email: enquiries@leuchiehouse.org.uk

Leuchie House National Respite Centre provide full-board breaks include 24-hour nursing care, physiotherapy, in-house activities and daily outings.

Holidays with Help

31 Kilnhurst Road,

Todmorden,

Yorkshire,

OL14 6AX

Tel: 01706 815251

Email: holidayswithhelp@gmail.com

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.

Revitalise

212 Business Design Centre

52 Upper Street

London

N1 0QH

Tel: 0303 303 0145

Email: info@revitalise.org.uk

Revitalise is a national charity providing respite care in a holiday setting for disabled people and carers for over 50 years.

Activities & Clubs

A.C.E RaceRunning

Dam Park Stadium

Dam Park Road

Ayr

KA8 0ET

Tel: 07531061307

Email: info@acerr.org

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.

All Ability: C.H.A.M.P.S

St. Josephs Leisure Centre

Grassyards Road

Kilmarnock

East Ayrshire

KA3 7SL

 Tel: 01563 576351

Email: neighbourhoodactivities@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

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.

All Ability: Cycles

Ayrshire Athletics Arena,

Queens Drive

Kilmarnock

KA1 3XF

Tel: 01563 555226 / 555227

Email: aaarena@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

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.

All Ability: Frame Football

Grange Leisure Centre

Beech Avenue

Kilmarnock

KA1 2EW

Tel: 01563 576351

Email: neighbourhoodactivities@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

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.

All Ability: SOFA

Cumnock Academy

Ayr Road

Cumnock

KA18 1EH

Tel: 01563 576351

Email: neighbourhoodactivities@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

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.

Auchenharvie Dolphins

Tel: 01294 278 381

Email: a.asc@btconnect.com

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.

Ayrshire Sportsability

Ayrshire College

Room G67

Dam Park

Ayr

KA8 0EU

Email: admin@ayrshiresportsability.org.uk

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.

Disability Snowsport UK

Main office: Glenmore Lodge grounds,

Glenmore,

near Aviemore

PH22 1QU

Tel: 0141 886 7289

Email: dsukcentralbelt@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk

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

Norma Buchanan

Administrator,

Disability Sport Fife,

Michael Woods Sports & Leisure Centre,

Viewfield, Glenrothes,

KY6 2RD

Tel: 03451 555 555

Email: norma.buchanan@fife.gov.uk

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.

Drake Music Scotland

SPACE,

11 Harewood Road,

Edinburgh

EH16 4NT

Tel: 0131 659 4766

Email: info@drakemusicscotland.org

Drake Music Scotland is the nation’s leading charity creating opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to learn, compose and perform music independently.

FABB Scotland

57 Albion Road

Edinburgh

EH7 5QY

Email: info@fabb.org.uk

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

Firhill Complex,

Hopehill Road,

Glasgow

G20 7HH

Frame Football has two clubs in Glasgow and East Ayrshire and is available to any child using a walker.

Free Wheel North

Glasgow Green Cycling Centre,

Templeton Street,

Glasgow Green,

G40 1AT

Tel: 07891097936

Email: freewheelnorth@hotmail.com

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.

Glasgow Disabled Scouts

c/o The Scout Association,

21 Elmbank Street,

Glasgow,

G2 4PB

Tel: 07880 777 324

Email: info@glasgowdisabledscouts.org

Glasgow Disabled Scouts offers challenge and adventure for young people aged 8-25 with physical disabilities and life limiting conditions.

Glasgow Sport

Glasgow Sport

Emirates Arena,

1000 London Road,

Glasgow

G40 3HG

Tel: 0141 287 8931

Email: info@glasgowlife.org.uk

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.

Honest Kids Football Club

Ayr United Football Academy

Citadel Leisure Centre

South Harbour Street

Ayr

KA7 1JB

Email: stuart.watson@aufa.org.uk

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.

Indepen-Dance

Unit 226, The Briggait,

141 Bridgegate,

Glasgow,          

G1 5HZ

Tel: 0141 559 4930

Email: admin@indepen-dance.org.uk

Indepen-dance is an inclusive dance company for people with disabilities and their carers, to enjoy, express, and fulfill their potential through dance.

Paragon Music

CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street,

Glasgow

G2 3JD

Tel: 0141 354 0234

Email: admin@paragon-music.org

Paragon is an inclusive music company inspiring people to create and perform their own music.

Play Alloa

19 Broad Street,

Alloa,

Clacks

Tel: 01259 721511

Email: info@playalloa.co.uk

Play Alloa is the leading provider of play and social opportunities for children and adults with disabilities and additional support needs (ASN) within Clackmannanshire.

RDA – Riding for the Disabled

Email: info@rda.org.uk

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

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.

Scottish Disability Sport

Caledonia House

South Gyle

Edinburgh

EH12 9DQ

Tel: 0131 317 1130

Email: admin@scottishdisabilitysport.com

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.

Scottish Wheelchair Curling Association

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.

Scottish Wheelchair Dance Association

The Scottish Wheelchair Dance Association have three groups across Scotland, in Cumbernauld, Kilbarchan and Fife.

SensationALL

Old School,

Westhill Drive,

Westhill,

Aberdeenshire

AB32 6FT

or

Lawsondale Sports Pavillion,

Lawsondale Playing Fields (Off Arnhall Crescent),

Westhill,

Aberdeenshire

AB32 6TY

Tel: 01224 746699

Email: info@SensationALL.org.uk

SensationALL provides multi-sensory experiences for children and adults with disabilities, multiple support needs and their families.

Spotty Zebras

Kidz Play

The Esplanade

Prestwick

KA9 1QG
 

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.

The Experience

Lothian Street,

Hillington Park,

G52 4JR

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.

West of Scotland Football Club for the Physically Disabled

Alex Ferguson Park,

8 Row Avenue,

Glasgow

G51 4SY

Tel: 07788954125

Email: andrew.lundie1@ntlworld.com

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.

Wheelchair Football Association

Email: clydepowerchairfc@hotmail.co.uk (Glasgow) adamjmcgovern@me.com (Ayr)

The Wheelchair Football Association has two clubs listed in Scotland; one in Glasgow and one in Ayr.

Yogability

49 Dunellan Road,

Milngavie

G62 7RE

Tel: 07868 592 881

Email: debbie_ritchie@icloud.com

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.

Specialist Playgrounds

The Yard

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

Linn Park Adventure Playground

145 Netherlee Road,

Glasgow

G44 3ST

Tel: 0141 633 1493

Linn Park Adventure Playground is an indoor and outdoor play centre for children with additional support needs and their families.

Reidvale Adventure Play Association

62 Garfield Street

Dennistoun

Glasgow

G31 1DW

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.

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