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Wheelchair friendly hotel in Alkmaar, Holland with access for the disabled

28th August 2009

For an excellent place to stay during your holiday in Holland that is wheelchair accessible, the Hotel de Palatijn is perfect. An elegant 4 star hotel with fantastic facilities for the disabled and en-suite rooms with roll in showers, this hotel will make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. The Haas family who visited de Palatijn last year said: “What a nice, sociable hotel. Pleasant staff, delicious food and comfortable beds! The sauna was also very pleasant, with comfortable bathrobes! A real must for a weekend break.” There are various accessible places of interest nearby Hotel de Palatijn. The historical city center of Alkmaar is a fantastic place to visit offering outdoor cafés, restaurants, boutiques, shops and the Alkmaar Municipal Museum, for great ...
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Self catering gites with disabled access and roll in showers in Normandy, France

28th August 2009

If you’re looking for a fantastic place to stay in Normandy that is wheelchair friendly, Domaine de la Hamberie is ideal. A complex of level access gites with brand new facilities for the disabled and accessible places of interest close by, you will have everything you need for an excellent holiday in northern France. Mark and Sarah Morris who recently visited Domaine de la Hamberie said: “We had a perfectly relaxing time here. The setting is idyllic and it is such a difference from our hectic lives in a busy city. The food, the wine and the company all complimented the beautiful surroundings making this a holiday to remember.” There are a number of accessible tourist attractions close by the accessible gites. These include Honfleur; a beautiful por...
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Disabled access B&B in Bridgwater, Somerset for the wheelchair user

28th August 2009

If you’re looking for great wheelchair accessible accommodation during your break in Somerset, Buzzardheights B&B is an excellent choice. With fantastic facilities for the disabled including en-suite rooms with roll in showers, this B&B has everything you need for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. The views from the B&B are beautiful and the outdoor patio is an excellent place to relax and enjoy the tranquil countryside. Visitors to Buzzardheights thought that the B&B was excellent with: “Lovely clean rooms, comfy beds and lots of peace and quiet”. One visitor also said: “Beautiful B&B with a warm friendly reception, delicious breakfast and gracious host. Thank you for helping us out.” Clarks Village, nearby Buzzardheights B&B...
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Holiday hotel with disabled access for wheelchair users in Skegness, Lincolnshire

27th August 2009

If you are looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation for your holiday in Skegness, the Clarendon Hotel is the ideal choice. With purpose-built rooms that have level access showers and a great range of facilities for the disabled, you’ll soon feel right at home. Visitors to the Clarendon Hotel have said that they really enjoyed their holiday and that everything they needed was close at hand. One guest who visited in May 2008 said: “Excellent, friendly hosts. The accommodation was great with accessible bathroom; very wheelchair friendly. It made my holiday enjoyable.” The Clarendon Hotel is conveniently close to the town, just half a mile away, where there are a number of shops, bars and restaurants. There is also a fun fair for the kids and colourfu...
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Accessible self catered holiday house in Florida for disabled wheelchair users

27th August 2009

If you’re looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation in Florida with fantastic facilities for the disabled and great tourist attractions close by, this villa has everything you need for a thoroughly enjoyable stay. Visitors to this accessible Florida villa were very impressed with all the facilities on offer for the disabled as well as the spacious rooms, which provide ease and comfort when moving around. The grounds of the villa are also fully accessible and very private. The pool can be heated on request and has a hoist and grab rail for easier access to the water. There are a number of accessible places of interest close by the villa. These include accessible shops and restaurants, fishing lakes and golf courses and Disney World, which is just a 20 ...
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Disabled access villa with roll in showers for wheelchair users on the Costa Blanca, Spain

27th August 2009

For an enjoyable and relaxing holiday on the Costa Blanca, La Sonrisa villa is the perfect choice if you are looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation in the area. With level access throughout the complex, fantastic facilities for the disabled and accessible places of interest close by, you’ll have everything you need for a great holiday in the sun. Visitors who have been to La Sonrisa were very impressed with the facilities on offer, especially the pool with a wheel-in ramp, as it is very practical and easy to do. They also liked the relaxed atmosphere of the villa and found it a very friendly place. There are a number of accessible tourist attractions close by La Sonrisa. These include Benidorm Palace; a great night out, offering a fantastic dinner ...
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Holiday villa in Malaga, Spain with disabled access for the wheelchair user

27th August 2009

If you’re looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation for your holiday in Malaga, Las Piedras is excellent. This traditional Spanish hotel offers fantastic accessibility for wheelchair users throughout the complex as well as superb en-suite rooms with roll in showers and a great range of facilities for the disabled. There is also an outdoor pool with an easy to use hoist. Visitors to Las Piedras have said that they really enjoyed their holiday and were very impressed with just how accessible and suitable the hotel was. They also found the surrounding grounds very relaxing; the sun terraces offer stunning views and the gardens are beautiful, growing all sorts of exotic fruit and offering spectacular views of the mountains beyond.  There are various a...
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Villa in Florida with level access for the disabled wheelchair user

26th August 2009

For a fantastic holiday in sunny Florida, with wheelchair accessible accommodation, Accessible Florida Villas are an excellent choice. With fantastically adapted, spacious rooms, excellent facilities for the disabled and friendly service, this really is a great place to stay. Visitors to the Accessible Florida Villas have said how impressed they were with the excellent range of facilities, especially the roll in showers and the pool hoist, which allows easier transfer to and from the water. Peggy, who visited the Accessible Florida Villas in 2006 said: “We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location and privacy was perfect, It was a pleasure to arrive to a house that lived up to, and surpassed all of our expectations.” There are a number of accessible tourist...
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Holiday villa for the disabled with wheelchair access in Tenerife, Spain

26th August 2009

For a fantastic holiday in the sun that has wheelchair accessible accommodation, Mar y Sol is the perfect choice. This villa has everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay; adapted rooms, excellent facilities for the disabled and level access throughout the complex as well as fantastic service and food. Visitors who have been to Mar y Sol were very impressed with the facilities and the accessibility of the area. Nikki Buckley, who visited Mar y Sol in 2006 said: “An all equipped, accessible hotel in the sun. The hotel rented me a hoist, shower chair, sliding board and a key for the public disabled toilets. There was entertainment in the hotel every night. I couldn't have asked for anything better.” Nearby accessible tourist attractions in the a...
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Oxford Advance Hoist and patient hoists

25th August 2009

accessatlast limited are lifting & handling specialists and we're known for product excellence.  If you require advice on product placement, useability, operational requirements or price on anything from a hoist to slings.  Maybe you require an assessment?  Please contact us on 01772 817560 or e-mail sales@accessatlast.com We look forward to assisting you further....
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Oxford Spare Parts for Oxford Hoists

25th August 2009

accessatlast is an authorised dealer for spare parts and equipment in the Oxford hoist series. Our Oxford accessories range from slings to batteries to slide sheets and much more. The excellent delivery service of our top quality products means that our customers are very pleased with their purchase as well as the quick and reliable delivery right to their door.  For fantastic prices and special discount offers on all our Oxford products, visit the Oxford hoists and Spare Parts Shop or call us on 01772 814 555. ...
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Hotel for the disabled and the elderly in Conway, Wales

25th August 2009

If you are looking for fantastic holiday accommodation in Llandudno that has wheelchair access for the disabled, St. George’s Hotel is the perfect choice. With easy access throughout the hotel, fantastically adapted rooms and excellent facilities for the disabled, this hotel will feel like a home from home in no time. Visitors who have been to St. George’s Hotel have said how suitable the bedrooms are and that all rooms are easy to access with everything they need close at hand. There are a number of accessible tourist attractions nearby St. George’s Hotel. These include a level access promenade, various shops, bars and restaurants and the beautiful Bodnant Gardens, which are open from March to November....
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Hotel in Blackpool with wheelchair access for the disabled

24th August 2009

For fantastic wheelchair accessible accommodation in Blackpool, the New Mayfair Hotel is an excellent choice. Equipped with superb facilities for the disabled and situated near to Blackpool’s popular tourist spots, this hotel has everything you need for an enjoyable stay. Many visitors to the New Mayfair Hotel were very impressed with the excellent facilities for the disabled, especially the ceiling tracking hoists in each room and the wet rooms with level access showers. Visitors were also very pleased with the mini bus, which is available to take wheelchair users on daily excursions. There are many accessible tourist attractions nearby the New Mayfair Hotel. These include the famous Blackpool Tower along the promenade, the Grundy art gallery, offering so...
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Nomad Wheelchairs - Sources, Second Hand Wheelchairs for Children in Kenya

24th August 2009

Nomad wheelchairs have been very busy since their launch at Naidex, in April 2009 and their new wheelchair, the mrk1 is becoming increasingly popular. Since their launch in April, Nomad have made many new friends and have also been very active in the community, sending several second-hand wheelchairs out to a children’s home in Kenya, and organising charity events. Two events that have been very well received are the fundraiser gig that took place in West Wales on 14th August, and the 12,000 foot sky dive, taking place on 5th September. Both events are raising money for spinal injuries research. For more information on Nomad’s recent activities, visit their Facebook site. If you want to book a demonstration, receive a brochure or would like details on ...
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Holiday cottage with disabled access for the wheelchair user in Roxburghshire, Scotland

24th August 2009

If you are looking for a peaceful place to relax and get away from it all that has fantastic wheelchair accessible accommodation, Eildon Holiday Cottages are perfect. These beautiful traditional cottages are superbly accessible for the wheelchair user and are equipped with excellent facilities for the disabled. Visitors who have been to Eildon Holiday Cottages were very impressed with the superb facilities and beautiful scenery. Richard from Berkshire, who has been visiting the Eildon Holiday Cottages for nearly 15 years said: “The cottages are extremely comfortable and the hosts are constantly upgrading them. The views are stunning and the sunsets often spectacular.” There are many accessible tourist attractions nearby Eildon Hoiday Cottages. These includ...
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Villa with disabled access for wheelchair users and the elderly on the Costa Blanca, Spain

19th August 2009

For fantastic wheelchair accessible accommodation on the Costa Blanca, Casa De Sueno is the perfect choice. Designed by a wheelchair user, this villa has everything you need for that home from home feel; superb level access throughout the complex and excellent facilities for the disabled as well as a number of accessible places of interest close by. Visitors who have been to Casa De Sueno have commented on how well equipped the villa is and many were particularly impressed with the water-powered pool lift, which is easy to use and allows people to enter and leave the water with much greater dignity. There are a number of beautiful places to visit near Casa De Sueno, which are wheelchair accessible. Just a short walk away is the coastal path with stunning view...
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University sites are failing the disabled students in the UK

18th August 2009

Some UK universities are failing to provide accessible accommodation or facilities to disabled students, an investigation has found. A report by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign suggests one in 10 disabled students were not be able to live or eat on university sites. About 40% of the 78 institutions surveyed did not have rooms for carers, resulting in students living at home. Universities UK says disabled students benefit from a wide range of support. The report, by the charity's Trailblazers nationwide network of 16-30 year olds, questioned universities across the UK. Read more here... BBC News  ...
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Holiday accommodation with disabled access in Torremolinos on the Costa Blanca

13th August 2009

Montana Sol is a fantastic place to stay if you are looking for accessible accommodation on the sunny Costa Blanca. A traditional Spanish hotel that is fully accessible for wheelchair users with excellent facilities and lots to see and do close by, Montana sol is the perfect choice for your summer getaway. Many visitors who have been to Montana Sol have said that they were very impressed with all the facilities and service provided and that they felt right at home. Montana Sol is so ideal for the wheelchair user that many visitors have returned time and again for over 15 years. There are many accessible tourist attractions close by Montana Sol. These include the beautiful towns of Torremolinos and Marbella with a great variety of markets, the Dolphinarium; a pop...
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Holiday caravan in Filey with wheelchair access for the disabled

12th August 2009

If you’re looking for fantastic, affordable holiday accommodation that is fully wheelchair accessible, this adapted caravan in Filey, Yorkshire is ideal. Providing fantastic facilities for the disabled in a beautiful setting with accessible tourist attractions close by, this caravan has all you need for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. Many visitors who have been to this adapted caravan have said that they were very impressed with the accessibility and disabled facilities available. They also said that the caravan was comfortable and charming and that all their needs were met. There are many wheelchair accessible tourist attractions close by in the area of Filey. The caravan is close to Scarborough, Bridlington, Whitby and Robin hoods Bay for great sightseeing...
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Holiday hotel in Southport for the disabled wheelchair user and the elderly

10th August 2009

The Scarisbrick Hotel is a great place to stay if you’re looking for accommodation that has disabled access for wheelchair users. Each room has a level access shower and the facilities and service provided is excellent. Situated in the heart of Southport's high street, there is plenty to see and do in the town and close by. Visitors who have been to The Scarisbrick Hotel have said that they always had everything they needed close by and the accessible rooms, food and service were superb. Local accessible tourist attractions in Southport include the Promenade, the beautiful Botanic Gardens, Splash World and the fantastic Arts Centre, where shows and performances are put on throughout the year. ...
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Holiday hotel with wheelchair access for the disabled and the elderly in Hurghada, Egypt

10th August 2009

Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel is a fantastic place to stay if you are looking for luxury accommodation with wheelchair access in Hurghada. Fully accessible with spacious rooms and various facilities for the disabled as well as lots of things to see and do, this hotel has everything you need for an enjoyable stay. Many visitors to the Al Dau Beach Hotel have said that their stay was excellent and that the hotel was very suitable, providing everything they needed as well as full access throughout the complex. This fantastic hotel provides all you could ever need for a truly relaxing and enjoyable holiday; fantastic restaurants, a luxurious spa, beautiful landscaped gardens and even a dive club, Ilios, which is located right on the property itself. This club ca...
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Holiday villa in Florida with disabled access for wheelchair users and the elderly

10th August 2009

Manor at West Haven is a fantastic choice if you are looking for accessible accommodation in the area of Davenport in Florida. A villa that is truly accessible throughout, with excellent facilities for the disabled and accessible attractions close by, you’ll find that you’ll have everything you need for a thoroughly enjoyable stay. Many visitors who have been to the Manor at West Haven have said that they really enjoyed their stay and many were particularly impressed with the facilities, especially the roll in showers, which were extremely well equipped with shower chairs and grab rails. Nearby accessible tourist attractions in the area of Davenport include Disney World, fantastically accessible for wheelchair users and a number of accessible restaurants ...
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Disabled access accommodation Isle of Man TT Races thanks to JDF

10th August 2009

Chequered Flag in Sight for the Joey Dunlop Foundation The Joey Dunlop Foundation (Isle of Man Registered Charity) has spent many years looking to fulfil the Foundation’s aim of providing first class and much needed disabled holiday accommodation in the Isle of Man. To date, over £600,000 has been raised thanks to the tireless efforts of the Foundation’s many volunteer fundraisers and the financial commitment of loyal supporters and friends who have backed the Foundation over the last 9 years. Many obstacles have had to be overcome and following lengthy discussions with various departments of the Isle of Man Government, the Foundation is extremely pleased to announce the acquisition of Braddan Bridge House pictured below. Braddan Bridge House In July 2009 we received planning appro...
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Oxford Journey, The compact portable folding Stand Aid

7th August 2009

The Oxford Journey is a fantastic standing aid and is an essential tool for those who depend on a hoist for their sitting and standing needs. This new hoist incorporates the latest design technologies to make this one of the most compact and portable, folding stand aids in the market today. It is easy to store and transport as well as maneuver and has an SWL of 24 stone. The Oxford Journey has the option of 2 Slings (transport and standing) to assist with: Toileting, Standing, Point to Point Transfers and Walking/Rehab. Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity. This really is a fantastic stand aid that is so simple to use. For special offers and great discounts, buy your Oxford Journey from the accessatlast shop....
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Disabled access B&B in Sintra, Portugal with facilities for the disabled wheelchair user

6th August 2009

For a truly great holiday in Sintra, Portugal that is wheelchair accessible, Quinta Do Scoto is perfect. A beautiful, spacious Manor House, this B&B has everything you need for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. Visitors who have been to Quinta Do Scoto have said that they really enjoyed their holiday and the hosts were extremely friendly. Rick and Helen, who stayed at the B&B in June 2009 said: “What lovely people and accommodation. The suite was great and furnished to a really high standard by far the biggest room we have ever stayed in. Wheelchair access was good and the family made us really welcome.” Local accessible tourist attractions in the area of Sintra include cable cars with wheelchair access at the Parque de Nacional, the Oceanarium, Cascai...
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