10 Stunning Wheelchair Friendly Staycations in the UK

10 Stunning Wheelchair Friendly Staycations in the UK
September 11, 2020

Holidays abroad have come to an abrupt halt due to covid-19, and this has left UK residents eager to explore the wonders that the UK has to offer.

The UK offer some of the best staycations there is, and more specifically the UK offers some of the finest wheelchair friendly holidays.

We have taken a deep dive into the UK staycation scene and picked out the greatest wheelchair friendly options. Whether you want to explore the rolling hills of the countryside, take a relaxing spa break, or go enjoy the best of Britain’s beaches, this list has it all.

Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa

Armathwaite Hall is a luxury hotel and spa located in the stunning Lake District. The hotel is surrounded by the calming water of Bassenthwaite Lake, Skiddaw Mountain and the Lake District Fells. This hotel would be the perfect location for a romantic wedding or spa break. Previous guests have described the stately home as a hidden gem.

To read Arathwaite’s accessibility statement click here.

Armathwaite Hall Hotel and Spa

Chewton Glen

Another luxurious hotel in the British countryside. Chewton Glen is a lavish Country House Hotel and Spa on the fringe of the New Forest. Surrounded by idyllic countryside and minutes away from the sea, Chewton would be a perfect place to escape to.

To read Chewton Glen’s accessibility statement click here.

Chewton Glen

Daisybank Cabin

Set on the edge of the Peak District, Daisybank Cabin is a fully accessible cabin. The log cabin has two bedrooms with a roll-in shower and whirlpool and is set over one floor. Thrill seekers can also hire a Boma 7 off-road wheelchair, which makes the walking and cycling tracks surrounding Daisybank fully inclusive for all guests. Outside on the decking you will find a hot tub with a manual hoist, so everyone can enjoy the luxurious bubbles!

To read Daisybank’s accessibility statement click here.  

Daisy Bank Cabin

The Moat House Anan

The Moat House Anan is set in the quintessential location of Dumfries and Galloway. The house is fully kitted out with all the features and facilities that are essential for wheelchair users. With endless walking tracks and activities nearby, you will never be short of things to do.

To read The Moat House Anan’s accessibility statement click here.

The Moat House

Landal Gwel An Mor

These self-catering lodges inspired by a Scandinavian design are located in Portreath, Cornwall. There are two options for accessible accommodation at Landal Gwel an Mor - both are NAS M3 accredited and feature everything you need to ensure the most incredible holiday by the sea. Portreath Beach is a short drive away, offering disabled access, parking, and toilets, plus sandchair hire.

To read Landal Gwel An Mor’s accessibility statement click here.

Gwel An Mor

BOD

Located in Dorset, BOD has been designed specifically for people with disabilities, and is completely accessible to those who use wheelchairs and mobility scooters. The lounge area faces south and boasts stunning views of the cliff top and sea. BOD have created a long list of accessible attractions and facilities available locally, so you will never get bored!

To read BOD’s accessibility statement click here.  

BOD

Mills Farm Eco Barn

Eco Barn is a Norfolk country cottage and is perfect for exploring Winterton on Sea and the Broads National Park. The spacious barn sleeps up to 8 people and is great for those looking for a modern and contemporary self-catering staycation. The enclosed courtyard garden is south facing too, so it's perfect for soaking up the sunshine!

To read Mills Farm Eco Barn accessibility statement click here.

Eco Barn

Another Place  

Another Place is a tranquil hotel on the shores of Ullswater in the Lake District. Surrounded by rolling hills and a stunning lake, the hotel is the perfect idyllic staycation. The Georgian house has a homely living space bar, a restaurant, and a library, so there are plenty of places to take advantage of and relax.

To read Another Places’ accessibility statement click here.

Another Place

Beacon View Barn

Located on Crag House Farm in North Yorkshire, Whitby, Beacon View is a contemporary cottage with glorious views across Danby Dale. Positioned closely to the North York Moors National Park, Beacon View Barn is a great place to visit if you want to discover moorland walks, ancient woodland, and the Jurassic coastline.

To read Beacon View’s accessibility statement click here.

Beacon View

Manaros

Manaros is a luxury cottage on the Llyn Peninsula, offering self-catering or serviced bed and breakfast.  Close to the sea, Manaros boasts miles of beautiful rugged coastline to explore. The accommodation also offers a free tramper all-terrain buggy for those who want to easily explore the beach and nearby villages.

To read Manaros’ accessibility statement click here.

Manaros

If you are planning a fun UK staycation or you are just simply venturing out on a day trip to a tourist destination, why not read our guide on staying Covid safe in public places. 

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