Specialist companies for those with limited mobility or accessibility requirements
Here at Silver Travel Advisor, we are frequently asked questions about limited mobility and accessible travel. We are firm believers in helping silver travellers to get out and about and to enjoy themselves. Whether this is a day trip or a holiday, the emphasis is on solutions and ways to help.
The following list is offered by way of suggestion and information that we hope will be useful to you. It’s accurate to the best of our knowledge, but we cannot be held responsible for any errors. If you can’t find what you are looking for, simply contact us at [email protected] and we will do our best to assist.
Enable HolidaysEnable Holidays is a specialist operator in limited mobility holidays. It audits the accessibility and grading the suitability of accommodation in the UK and abroad for people with mobility impairments. In addition to providing holidays for disabled travellers, Enable also caters for the senior holiday market, slow walkers and people looking for an easier way to get around and enjoy their holiday.
provides tours and packages for people with disabilities, and it’s run
by people with disabilities, which means they really understand your
requirements as a traveller. You can ask their specialist advisors to
plan and book your holiday, tailor made to meet your needs and personal
tastes: be it a romantic break in Paris or a group getaway in Spain.
Luxury coach trips to Scotland and Devon are on offer too, with fully
accessible, luxury coaches and carers on hand to assist you too.
Richmond RetreatsRichmond Retreats have award winning retirement holiday sites in the Cotswolds and surrounding areas. Carers are on site 24/7. Reviews are excellent and well worth a read. Available activities are numerous catering for various degrees of disability including Spa treatments. An excellent choice for the elderly who have specialist needs.
Warner Leisure HotelsWarner Leisure Hotels are well known for their short break holidays mainly in mansion style accommodation. They do not offer care assistance but they have a number of rooms for disabled persons. Warners are well known for their live nightly live entertainment, high standard of food on a half board basis and offering a range of spa and leisure facilities.
ShearingsShearings offer a range of escorted coach tours and breaks, and have a special helpdesk for guests with mobility restrictions or other impairments. Read more or call 01942 496 507.
The Holiday Homes TrustThe Holiday Homes Trust, is a registered national charity, which provides very reasonably priced self-catering holiday accommodation for any family whose quality of life is diminished by disability or infirmity. The holiday is for a whole family or group in which one or more persons suffer from a disability. The accommodation is mainly in suitable caravans and a smaller number of chalets.
Advantage Healthcare GroupAdvantage Healthcare provide a Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker to accompany you on holiday in the UK, to support you with your activities of daily living. See this article Advantage Care at Home.
Access TravelAccess Travel specialises in holidays for wheelchair bound and other disabled persons.
Disability Holidays GuideDisability Holidays Guide serves as a guide to international holidays for those with disabilities.
Vision HotelsVision Hotels has hotels which cater principally for guests with vision impairment. However, the overall ethos of the hotels is advertised as one of caring and accessibility for all.
Disabled Holiday InformationDisabled Holiday Information is a charity which caters for the arrangement of holidays in hotels/bed and breakfast/self-catering nationwide for those with disabilities. It is largely run by those who themselves have disabilities.
Can Do HolidaysCan Do Holidays assists those with disabilities to find suitably adapted accommodation to meet their particular requirements.
Accessible PropertyAccessible Property is a register set up by two persons who themselves are wheel chair users to assist persons to find suitably adapted accommodation both for residential and holiday purposes.
Revitalise (formerly known as Vitalise) is a national charity providing respite holidays for disabled people and carers, with 24-hour on-call nursing care and personal support. The charity can cater for nearly 150 different disabilities.
Wings On WheelsWings On Wheels arranges international ‘Holidays for People with Special Needs’ with one member of their staff accompanying throughout the duration of the holiday.
Tourism for All UKTourism for All UK is a national charity dedicated to standards of world class tourism which are welcoming to all. Tourism for All UK contains the knowledge gained over the past 35 years in providing information to the public, especially to older or disabled people, on where their specific access needs can be met so that they can fully participate in travel and leisure.
Holidays for the DisabledHolidays for the Disabled is owned and run by a severely disabled man who is very passionate about providing affordable, accessible and most importantly enjoyable disabled holidays giving people with disabilities or mobility issues the chance to travel.
Disabled Access HolidaysDisabled Access Holidays offer wheelchair friendly holidays around the World.
Holidays for AllHolidays for All claim to be working in partnership to broaden your horizons, offering accessible holidays for disabled people with or without their friends, family or carers.
Disabled HolidaysDisabled Holidays is a specialist travel agency committed to providing holidays that exceed the needs and wishes of our disabled customers. They claim to have the largest choice of accessible holidays in the UK and abroad.
Endeavour SafarisIf you are looking for a trip to Africa and want to go on safari, Endeavour Safaris will organise trips for those with limited mobility and
Mobility at SeaMobility at Sea aims to make cruising more accessible by offering a wide range
of aids which can be hired, delivered directly to your cabin or
stateroom on all major cruise lines.
You may also find interesting:
- Questions to ask as a limited mobility traveller
- Suggestions for activities for limited mobility travelers while on holiday
- Companies and Properties around the UK which offer accessible accommodation
- Air, Rail, Coach and Taxi services for limited mobility and accessibility requirements
- Tips, ideas and useful websites for those travelling with a wheelchair, limited mobility or disability
- Useful travel sites for dementia, dialysis, oxygen, carers and general information