Accessible Holidays


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For mobility needs, care assistance and those with sensory impairments

Silver Travel Accessible and AssistedIf you are a looking for a holiday that will cater for all your needs, be that space for wheelchair manoeuvres, a flat floor wetroom, care whilst you’re away or ease for access for travellers with limited mobility, then we can help!

There are specialists who offer holidays around the world and in the UK for a wide range of needs, including dementia.

We can also recommend AccessAble, whose accessibility guides cover many thousands of places in the UK and Ireland, all visited in person.

Accessibility and assistance information can be found on Silver Travel Advisor’s holiday company pages and also on our Accessible Holidays page.

Specialist Accessible and Assisted Holiday Companies

Enable Holidays take you to Europe and beyond, with adapted transfers from the airport to your accommodation, which is audited for suitability. Five times winner of the Silver Travel Awards for Best Accessible Travel Company.

Limitless Travel for tours on adapted coaches, with carers, in the UK and Scotland, along with tailor-made trips in Europe. Special discounts for Silver travellers.

Dementia Adventure Accessible Holidaysspecialise in designing and delivering small-group short breaks and holidays for people living with dementia with an emphasis on nature and being outdoors.

Mind For You provides unique, life-enhancing, year-round specialist holidays in Scotland, Wales and England to people living with dementia, their family and their friends.

Revitalise is one of the largest providers of respite holidays with on-call nurse-led care for disabled people and carers in the UK, catering for over 150 different impairments.

Driving Miss Daisy provides a safe, friendly and reliable driving and companion service for people unable or not wishing to drive. It caters for wheelchair users and walkers and always offers a supporting arm if required, ideal for transportation to and from your holiday, as well as days out and assisted tours. 

UK and Channel Island Breaks that offer Accessible Accommodation

Forest Holidays for beautiful, adapted Silver Birch cabins in woodland locations, for tranquillity amongst the trees. Special offers for Silver Travellers.

HF Holidays leisure breaks – singing & music, art & crafts, duplicate bridge, meditation – at their wheelchair accessible country house hotels. Contact Reservations Team for accessibility and assistance information on 020 3974 8865.

Original Cottages for self-catering properties in England and Wales for couples, families and larger groups, pets too in some cases!

Warner Leisure Hotels stay in accessible country house hotels or seaside villages with daytime activities & live evening entertainment. Silver Traveller discounts - quote PHC Silver.

Europe and Beyond

Accessible HolidaysArtisan Travel offer slightly off the beaten track trips and adventures, so if you have special requirements, give them a call on 01670 785085.

Aurora Zone are experts in Northern lights holidays, up in the northern climes. There are lots of activities, suitable for beginners.

with adapted accommodation in France, designed for wheelchair users, flat floor wetroom, ramps and wide doors. Pre-book wheelchair hire also available. 

Kirker Holidays provides tailor-made holidays - let them know what you’d like, and they will arrange it!

Saga Holidays go almost everywhere and do almost everything from Rhine cruises to jazz weekends, to trips for single travellers and escorted tours in Borneo, as well as the UK too!        

Santa’s Lapland take the grandchildren on a magical trip to visit Father Christmas and the elves. For accessibility and assistance information, please call 01483 676956.

Holiday Property Bond

The Holiday Property Bond gives you access to a range of holiday properties across the UK and Europe. Many have been designed for accompanied wheelchair users, with everything from wide doorways to purpose-built 'wet' bathrooms. Others are 'mobile friendly', with no or very few steps and easy-to-access showers. From a ground floor apartment in an elegant manor house in Brittany to a stylish villa in southern Spain, you’ll find a range of stunning holiday properties to choose from. 

Accessible Ocean Cruises

Azamara Azamara accessible stateroomoffers accessible staterooms and all reasonable assistance to make your voyage as enjoyable as possible. Call 0344 493 4016 to discuss your requirements.

Celebrity Cruises create wonderful opportunities for everyone, mobility issues and sensory impairment and autism are well catered for here.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have adapted rooms and provide full information about disability and reduced mobility.  

Holland America Line have good provision for wheelchairs and mobility scooters, as well as hearing and visual impairments. Be sure to discuss your needs when booking.

Hurtigruten welcome those with limited mobility and have cabins on nearly all their ships that are suitably adapted.

Princess Cruises have wheelchair accessible staterooms on all ships, and will do all they can to assist you, there are medical staff on board. If you need oxygen on a cruise, they can help.

Saga Cruises have adapted cabins for wheelchair and mobility scooter users. Assistance dogs can be accommodated too.

Accessible River & Canal Cruises

Some ships have accessible cabins and lifts, but please be aware that getting on and off the vessel requires good mobility. Planks are narrow and cannot accommodate a wheelchair or scooter, and it is common for a river ship to tie up next to others in port, so guests need to be able to step across at least one other boat to get on or off.

ABC Boat Hire travel the UK waterways in super narrowboats, of differing sizes. Lots of departure points and miles of fabulous canals to explore – all very slowly!   

CroisiEurope have lifts, adapted cabins and accessible bathrooms on some of their European river fleet.

Enable Holidays offer river cruises in The Netherlands, on board the well-equipped Prins Willem Alexander, which is designed for wheelchairs with adapted cabins, bathrooms and spacious public areas.

Accessible Holidays and Attractions Mini GuideMini Guide

The jolly useful mini guide to Accessible Holidays and Attractions is available free. We can send it out in the post, or you can view it online or download it – take a look just here!

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  • Hawaii
    almost 2 years ago
    It's nice to know there is an abundance of help and well being for people with disabilities and they can travel with assurance and piece of mind
  • JennieSilver
    over 2 years ago
    We are so delighted to read this. Fantastic. Enjoy your travels around the UK and once you can go overseas again, you'll have a great time.
    Thank you for sharing this joyous news with us. We wish you well.
  • CSholl
    over 2 years ago
    Hi just to let you know after being on Diayalis for seven years I have just got a new kidney I really can’t thank the doner for the wonderful gift of this kidney I am home after seven days in hospital having the transplant I can’t travel or should I say my husband and I can’t travel out of our lovely country for a year due to my immune system being low but it will give us time to explore places close to home It is great going abroad but I think we some times over look what great places and scenery we have in England reading some of your comments of places to see here we can’t wait to explore are wonderful island enjoy what ever you do and where ever you go I know we will with a fresh look on life
  • Debbie_9
    over 2 years ago
    Thank you for this information. It'll come in handy when planning my next break.
  • JennieSilver
    over 2 years ago
    Thanks for this very positive comment. We often hear from those with your condition, and it's good to know you had such a satisfactory service overseas. Very encouraging for others who are contemplating trips abroad.
  • CSholl
    over 2 years ago
    Hi I am a Renal patient and Dialyse at home five times a week we went to Spain last year with our two grandchildren one aged 5 Years and one 14 years old to a Club Med hotel although it was busy school holidays ofcourse I Dialyse at a clinic in Inca and they were really professional the clinic was spotless I would differently do it again I was a little apprehensive doing treatment away from home but it was really easy to find the clinic and the nurses spoke some English but we all understood enough to get the treatment done