Self catering holidays for the disabled

It is not easy to find suitable self catering holidays for the disabled that can provide facilities to enable independence. This list of holiday cottages and apartments features self catering holiday accommodation with with wheelchair ramps and access, wet rooms and grab rails.  It's really a case of making a short lists of possibly suitable accommodation then discussing specific requirements with accommodation providers.

Holiday parks may have one or two units of accommodation adapted for the disabled in their cottage collections. When looking at a holiday park advertisement, it is best to view their own website or call them to identify which particular holiday cottages are suitable.


holiday cottages with wheelchair access

 UK Holiday cottages with wheelchair access


The United Kingdom is a good place for wheelchair bound people to go on holiday. It is not perfect but because of regulations over the years, facilities for the disabled continue to improve. Personal assistance may also be available with certain cottage holidays, especially where a group of cottages is specifically designed for people with disabilities.

 villas and apartments abroad wuth wheelchair access

Villas and apartments abroad with wheelchair access

 It can be much more hassle going abroad with a wheelchair although airlines do provide assistance and often a fast-track method through customs for wheelchair users. The self catering villas and apartments listed all have wheelchair access. Please check details carefully and confirm facilities with owners of the accommodation.

bungalow holidays

When all you need is a bungalow

Some people with minor mobility issues can cope happily in a bungalow where all accommodation is on the ground floor and there are no steps between the rooms. A level floor is sometimes all it takes to resolve issues such as walking with a mobility aid or stick.