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Wheelchair accessible self-catered holiday cottage in Devon

10th July 2009

For a fully wheelchair accessible holiday in Beaworthy, Blagdon Farm is an ideal setting if you are looking for somewhere peaceful and very restful. Many visitors to Blagdon Farm have said that the complex and surrounding area is very tranquil and they find it extremely easy to relax and unwind. Local accessible places of interest include the beautiful and stunning Eden Project, the Heritage Museum, a brilliant otter sanctuary, and a beach nearby, where you can hire out wheelchairs that have been specifically designed for travelling on the sand and even into the water. In 2008 Blagdon Farm won the Silver award for accessible holidays, making this accommodation ideal for the wheelchair user....
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Accessible holiday for the disabled wheelchair user in Brittany, France

10th July 2009

For those looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation in Brittany, France, Les Marrons & La Maison du Jardin is an ideal setting. This beautiful converted farmhouse is located in the tranquil countryside of Le Guily and has fantastic amenities for wheelchair users. Many visitors who have been to Les Marrons & La Maison du Jardin say that the rooms are very accessible and the bathrooms very spacious with large showers, making things a lot more convenient for them during their stay. Wheelchair accessible tourist attractions in the nearby area of Le Guily include Lake Guerledan; a beautiful lake with an accessible sandy beach as well as many accessible restaurants close by. In addition, there are also serene canals with accessible flat paths running alo...
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Disabled access gites with a pool in Carcassonne, France

9th July 2009

11270 Domaine de La Coume Gites de France is an ideal gite to visit if you need accommodation with wheelchair access. This self catering B&B is a very relaxing and comfortable place to stay with level access terraces surrounding the complex and beautiful views of the nearby lake and valley. Visitors to this B&B have said that they feel very welcome and have a very enjoyable time staying at Domaine de La Coume Gites. Local tourist attractions that are wheelchair accessible includeLes Gouffres, a cave system that has some wheelchair access for the M3 Independent travleller, the stunning Carcassonne Castle and the Narbonne Plage Beach. The popularity of Domaine de La Coume Gites has increased considerably and as a result, they have recently been invited to...
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Mobile Transportable folding hoist for travelling

9th July 2009

Accessatlast are an authorised dealer in both the Molift and the Oxford hoists. Both hoists are ideal for wheelchair users who are dependent on a hoist and do a lot of travelling. These light-weight folding hoists are perfect for taking on holiday, as they can be compacted to a very small and manageable size to take with you, for those always on the go. The Molift and Oxford hoists are ergonomically designed to help wheelchair users with all standing, sitting and walking needs. They are easy to use and manoeuvre and the Molift comes with 2 slings. Both the Oxford and Molift hoists have a safe working load of up to 24 stone.  ...
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Colour tyres for wheelchairs

9th July 2009

A set of colour tyres is a great thing to have for any wheelchair user. These Schwalbe tyres will brighten up all wheelchairs, as they come in three fantastic colours: red, yellow or blue. Light-weight with hard wearing tread and Puncture Protection belts, Schwalbe colour tyres are so easy to handle and look so good, you’ll wonder how you ever got around without them!...
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Accessible villa accommodation in Algarve, Portugal for the disabled wheelchair user

9th July 2009

For a fantastic and enjoyable holiday in Portugal, Casa Julia is a great place to visit if you are looking for fully wheelchair accessible accommodation in Algarve. Located in a very quiet, secluded area, and with excellent facilities, many visitors have said that they feel well looked after with superb staff and service always at hand. Within the complex there is a pool and a hot tub which are great for the disabled; both are lined with soft material, which allows for more relaxed sitting positions. Local accessible tourist attractions near Casa Julia include a para-karting track; this makes go-karting accessible for wheelchair users. There is also a level access promenade nearby with access onto the beach and the Zoomarine Water Park, which is fully wheelchair a...
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Wheelchair accessible B&B for the disabled in Shrewsbury

8th July 2009

For a relaxing and enjoyable stay in Shrewsbury, Lyth Hill House is perfect for wheelchair users. This fully wheelchair accessible B&B has everything you need: clean, inviting rooms, accessible bathrooms and convenient facilities all located in a beautiful setting. With garden patios, a sun lounge and large secluded gardens surrounding the complex, visitors have found Lyth Hill House a very relaxing and peaceful place to stay. There are many local tourist attractions close by the accommodation that have wheelchair access. These include the garden centre and local parks, the Battlefield Centre, the medieval town of Shrewsbury and Dingle Gardens which has a mobility scheme for the disabled. Over the last ten years, Lyth Hill House has won a number of awards f...
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Accessible holiday villas with facilities for the disabled wheelchair user in Florida

8th July 2009

For a great wheelchair accessible holiday in the sun, Port Richey Villa Holidays is the perfect place to visit. With all essential amenities close to hand, this spacious house has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Within the complex, there is a swimming pool with a hydraulic pool hoist and sling, to help wheelchair users in and out of the pool as required. There is also an accessible barbeque area and accessible fishing dock to enjoy during your stay. There are many local tourist attractions to enjoy near the Port Richey Villa. These include the Busch Gardens, Clearwater and Tarpon Springs, which are both natural springs where you can see the wildlife that live there. ...
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Self catered holiday cottage for the wheelchair user in Gunnislake, Cornwall

8th July 2009

If you are looking for fantastic wheelchair accessible accommodation in Cornwall, Todsworthy Farm has everything you need for an enjoyable holiday. This converted barn is located in a great area of Cornwall, with many visitors saying that the standard of accommodation is superb and the facilities excellent, with everything close at hand. Local tourist attractions include two beaches; here, you can hire out a wheelchair, specifically designed for travelling along the beach, at a very affordable price. There are also old railway lines near Todsworthy Farm that have been converted into beautiful paths. These tracks are fully wheelchair accessible for those who want to admire the scenery in the area of Cornwall. ...
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B&B with level access shower in Truro, Cornwall for the disabled wheelchair user

8th July 2009

Tregoninny Farm and Woodland in Truro, Cornwall is a fantastic place to stay if you are looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation. The entire property is specifically designed for the wheelchair user and has all amenities close by on a level complex.  Many visitors to Tregoninny Farm have said that it is the most accessible accommodation they have ever been to, making their stay very easy and enjoyable. Nearby the complex, there are a number of different accessible tourist attractions including the Maritime Museum, beautiful gardens with wheelchair access throughout and the famous Eden Project....
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Oxford Advance Folding - portable lightweight, mobile hoist

7th July 2009

The Oxford Advance uses the latest in design and manufacturing technology to guarantee that it is the most functional and stylish hoist of its kind. This hoist is able to lift from the floor and maintain a very high lift as needed. Its triangular folded design means that it is very compact when folded down, and stays very stable when stored away. The hoist weighs 28.9kg and can be split into two smaller sections, which makes it easier to carry. The Advance has a safe working load of 155kg and can lift up to 22 stone. Call 01772 817560 for further details....
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Accessible self catering bungalows in Lanzarote with pool hoist

7th July 2009

Bungalows Nautilus in Lanzarote is a great place to stay if you are looking for wheelchair access with all facilities close at hand. With a large, complex of bungalows set in beautiful landscape gardens, surrounded by palm trees,Bungalows Nautilus is the perfect location for a fully wheelchair accessible holiday in the sun. Bungalows Nautilus has recently upgraded its facilities to make wheelchair users feel even more at home. During the course of pool renovation works which also included re-paving of its deck, a new pool hoist was installed for those who use a wheelchair. Nearby Bungalows Nautilus, there is a seafront promenade with various bars, shops and restaurants. The bungalows are also close by the beautiful volcanic landscape of the Fire Mountains, for ...
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Holiday villas for the disabled wheelchair user in Andalucia, Spain

7th July 2009

Cortijo La Loma in Andalucia, Spain is a great place to go on holiday for the wheelchair user. The villas in this area are fully wheelchair accessible. All rooms are complete with accessible bathrooms with roll-in showers and accessible private sun patios. Close by, there are private outdoor cinemas, a film library and an accessible private transfer service. There are also accessible private swimming pools with a newly installed hoist, so Cortijo La Loma has everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Nearby accessible tourist attractions include the Alhambra Palace, just 30 minutes away and the town of Íllora, just a 10 minute drive away. In Íllora you can find bars, cafés, supermarkets, banks and a weekly market, so there is always something t...
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Wheelchair accessible holiday for the disabled in Cockermouth, Cumbria

7th July 2009

If you are looking for self catered accommodation with wheelchair access in Cockermouth, Cumbria, Irton House Farm is the perfect choice. With easy access to all areas of the accommodation and everything close at hand, many visitors to Irton House Farm have said that the farm is in a great location that is very quiet and peaceful. With beautiful acres of pasture, woodland and fantastic views of the area, Irton House Farm is a great place to relax but if you are looking for somewhere to go, there are lots of great pubs and places that serve excellent evening meals just outside of your accommodation. The Greyhound Inn has been specifically designed with the wheelchair user in mind; with a ramp entrance, accessible toilets and great food, this is an ideal place ...
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Online Scheme To Help Families Caring For Sick And Disabled Children, Wales

7th July 2009

Help for families with sick and disabled children in Wales is now available at the click of a mouse, Deputy Minister for Social Services Gwenda Thomas will announce. Ms Thomas will officially launch a new online scheme from the Family Fund Trust called Family Fund Extra, which gives disabled children's families discounts at leading retailers. More than a hundred companies are signed up to the scheme including Tesco, Marks and Spencer, Comet, Argos, Boots and Haven Holidays. General shoppers can also buy through www.familyfundextra.org.uk and raise money for the Family Fund Trust at the same time. The Trust receives commission on every purchase which can then be re-distributed as grants to help families. Read more here... ...
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B&B with wheelchair accessible rooms in Cwmbran, Wales

6th July 2009

The Llancayo House is the perfect place to visit if you are looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation in Wales. Newly re-furbished, The Llancayo House is a luxury B&B with full wheelchair access throughout the accommodation. Surrounding the property is an orchard and a 5 acre paddock with beautiful rivers and lakes close by.   Nearby tourist attractions include castles, Roman remains, gardens and parks and museums, so there is something to do, to suit all tastes. If you are looking for activities, there is something to suit everyone including the accessible Esporta Health and Fitness Club, in nearby Cwmbran. Llancayo House guests have the opportunity to use the club's facilities which includes a pool hoist into the swimming pool (Staff assistance...
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Wheelchair accessible holidays in Castle Douglas

6th July 2009

If you’re looking for a wheelchair accessible accommodation in Castle Douglas, Rusko Holidays, is a beautiful, self catering cottage. The cottage is located in a National Scenic Area, with many historical places of interest. Guests at Rusko Holidays have felt really well looked after and thoroughly enjoyed their stay. In the surrounding area of Castle Douglas, there are parks and tracks that lead to Cardoness beach as well as beautiful lochs rivers and hills that cover the countryside. ...
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Accessible holidays for the disabled in Grantham

6th July 2009

The Olde Barn Hotel in Grantham is a great place to stay if you are looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation in the area. With courteous, friendly staff and outstanding facilities, many have said that the hotel is like a home from home. There are many accessible tourist attractions surrounding The Olde Barn Hotel including Burghley House, the garden centre, Rockingham Castle and even clay pigeon shooting for those looking for day time activities. Over the last year The Olde Barn Hotel has won a number of awards including a Taste of Lincolnshire award for local and seasonal produce, a silver England Excellence award and the Lincolnshire Hotel of the Year award for 2008 – 2009....
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Holidays for the disabled and the elderly in Southwold, Suffolk

6th July 2009

Newlands of Southwold in Suffolk is a great place to stay if you are looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation in the area. With superb facilities and tourist attractions nearby, this is a very popular B&B with customers. Customer reviews on Newlands of Southwold have been excellent, especially from Lisa Sampson, who said that Newlands of Southwold had “the best facilities we have ever seen.” Newlands of Southwold has won many awards in the last 12 months, including an Exceptional award for the disabled and an Enjoy England silver award for tourism. One of the main tourist attractions near Newlands of Southwold is the award-winning Africa Alive zoo, which has easy wheelchair access. The B&B is also close to a beautiful pier which has wheelcha...
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The Oxford Stowaway Mobile – Portable Hoist

2nd July 2009

The Oxford Stowaway 140 is a folding version of the Oxford Mini 140 and is suitable for the care home and domestic home alike. It is ideal, as it is lightweight and easily transportable and is also excellent for lifting in confined spaces. The Oxford Stowaway folds down easily and quickly into a unique golf trolley style design and also has an emergency lift and lower function.  An excellent hoist, that is also extremely versatile. Weight 28kg.  ...
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Accessible holidays for the disabled in Windermere

2nd July 2009

For wheelchair accessible accommodation in Lake Windemere, Deloraine Holiday Homes is the perfect choice. As well as great facilities, this holiday cottage has easy wheelchair access to many different events in the lakes, with something to do for all ages. Some of the main attractions are the beautiful Holker Gardens, the aquarium, and Windemere lake cruises that have been designed for wheelchair access. Customers are particularly impressed with the new showers and wet rooms. “The place and area is suitable for people of all ages and try to cater for everyones needs.” (Birch cottage and apartments, October 2003) Because of these recent improvements, Deloraine Holiday Homes has been upgraded from a 3 star to a 4 star property by the tourist board, making a holi...
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Wheelchair accessible accommodation in Devon

1st July 2009

If you’re looking for wheelchair accessible accommodation in south-east Devon, Smallicombe Farm has all you need. This bed and breakfast barn conversion is an ideal retreat for those who want to spend time in a rural area with various activities for all ages. Smallicombe Farm is close to the sea, offering a flat promenade for easy wheelchair access. There is also access to the beach and nearby gardens for a relaxing afternoon out. For those who want to see around Devon, there are tramways that have been specifically designed for wheelchair access; the owners have a phone number you can call to book a trip. There is also a donkey sanctuary nearby, which offers donkey rides for the disabled. Over the last few years, Smallicombe Farm has won awards for excellent self catering accommodat...
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