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Holidays for the disabled traveller.

Travel Agents / Organizations

  3 H Fund   -   Handicapped Holiday Funds
3H Fund organises subsidised group holidays for physically disabled children and adults with the support of volunteer helpers so that in parallel the family carers can have a separate and much needed period of respite.
In addition, when funds are available, 3H Fund provides grants to families on low income with a physically or mentally disabled dependant to have a modest UK holiday break.
  Access Travel, Astley, Lancashire   -   Holidays for Disabled People
  Accessible Journeys   -   Wheelchair Travel   -   Tours worldwide
In addition to their home office in Ridley Park, PA, you can find their services in London, other cities in Europe and the rest of rhe world.
  Accessible Travel 
City breaks for wheelchair users, slow walkers, mature travellers, their families and friends.
  Anjali   -   dance workshops for people with a learning disability 
Anjali aims to show that disability is no barrier to creativity.
  Beamsley Project
Self-catering holiday accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales for people with disabilities and their care assistants.
Well located between Skipton and Ilkley and on the edge of the delightful Wharfedale near Bolton Abbey. Visitors enjoy the riverside walks, the walks round Fewston and Swinstey reservoirs and the steam railway between Bolton Abbey and Embsay. In addition the street market, canal walks and castle in Skipton attract some of our visitors. The riverside play area in Ilkley is also popular.
Further a field are the Falconry Centre near Settle, the Horse Centre near Rathmell and the caves at Clapham. All great places for a visit. Visitors have also used the Beamsley centre to visit Blackpool illuminations, Scarborough, York's Viking Centre, Royal Armouries in Leeds, Bradford's Photographic Museum, and Eureka Science Centre in Halifax. The possibilities are endless. Alternatively you can just stay in and relax.
  Blagdon Farm Country Holidays [ Devon ]
An ETC 4/5 Star private, exclusive self-catering accessible cottage complex with heated indoor hydrotherapy pool, Licensed Bistro
  Can be Done
Whether you are travelling independently or joining one of their guided tours, they will make your individual requirements their priority. Their aim is to remove the worry of arranging your holiday, so that you can enjoy it. 
International disabled access information guide that researches every venue in person and on site. Involves disabled people from start to finish
  Disabled Holiday Information, UK
The website is designed to give disabled travellers (whether they are wheelchair users or have other mobility issues) appropriate information on accommodation and attractions (and in some areas activities and transport ) to enable them to choose suitable accessible holidays bearing in mind their disability and special needs.
  Enable Holidays
Exciting package holidays for disabled people, their families and friends. Destinations: Florida, Spain, Majorca, Canary Islands, Portugal, Cyprus & Greek islands
  Family Holiday Association
  Jubilee Sailing Trust   -   Adventure Sailing for Physically Disabled and Able-Bodied People
  Options Holidays 
Options Holidays organizes holidays for people with a learning disability. Guests meet to decide by majority vote what they would like to do out of a list of things that are on in the area.
  Trefoil House [ Edinburgh ]   -   The Holiday Centre for People with Special Needs
Vitalise (formerly Winged Fellowship Trust) is a national disability charity providing breaks for disabled adults, children and their carers at five accessible UK Centres in Cornwall, Nottingham, Southport, Essex and Southampton.
A charity whose Shopmobility Centre in Wareham hires wheelchairs to visitors to the Isle of Purbeck area of Dorset.

  Accessible Orlando Villas
  Disney World Villa Specials
Resort holiday villa is located 3 1/2 miles from Walt Disney World. This villa is ideal for you and your family and is close by to all major attractions. Mobility equipment rentals [ scooter, shower chair, [power]wheelchair, Hoyer lift ] and Handicap Van Hire.

Travel Guides / Related Books
Packed with 175 inspirational things to do and places to go, reviewed by an enthusiastic and thorough team of disabled visitors

  Walks with Wheelchairs  .
UK web-site totally dedicated to providing free information on routes that are suitable for wheelchair users throughout the UK.

Barrier-free Travel: A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Wheelers and Slow Walkers 
Candy Harrington
The definitive guide to accessible travel for those who use a wheelchair, walker, or cane or have any physical ailment that may slow down their gait. It is a well researched resource that contains detailed information about the logistics of planning accessible travel by plane, train, bus and ship.
Paperback 256 pages (April 2005);  Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing Inc.;  Language: English;  ISBN: 1932603093
Gowrings Mobility Smooth Ride Guide United Kingdom (Smooth Ride Guides)  
July Ramsey
A UK travel guide for people with mobility difficulties and wheelchair users including attractions, accommodation and leisure and sporting facilities which meet the stringent national accessibility criteria
Paperback 430 pages (March 2003);  Publisher: Gowrings Mobility Ltd.;  Language: English;  ISBN: 0952198290


  Calvert Trust   -   specialises in outdoor activities for disabled people
  Caravanable   -   accessible caravan sites throughout the UK
  Door to Door   -   transport and travel website for disabled and less mobile people
It has been developed to give disabled people information about transport and advice about travelling using all forms of transport. 
  Family Fund
The Family Fund provides help to families with severely disabled or seriously ill children to have a holiday. Their annual budget is funded by the four UK national governments. They realize, like the FHA, how important holidays are to families under stress.
  Grants for home stair lifts
Disabled facilities grants for stair lifts – including details of how and where to apply
  Holiday Care   -   UK Holiday & Travel Information Service for Older and Disabled People
If you're a disabled or older person with an interest in travel and holidays this site is for you.
  N-E-Ability   -   starting-point
Disabled people looking for services and information about equipment, aids, products and supplies in the North East.
RADAR (The Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation) is a national organisation run by and working for disabled people. It is one of the few pan-disability charities in the country, working to represent the needs, views and wishes of over 9.8 million disabled people.
Our aim is to remove barriers - the architectural, environmental, economic and social barriers - that restrict disabled people's daily lives.
  Royal National Institute of the Blind   -   Information for sports, leisure, arts and tourism professionals
Find out more about how to make your event or venue more accessible to people with sight problems.
  Shop Mobility   -   online Directory of Shopmobility schemes in the UK
  Spinal Injuries Association   -   see Community Zone / Holiday Guide
  Trekinetic   -   All terrain wheelchairs
Travel advice and transport information for people who are disabled or have difficulty getting around.   -   find a disabled friendly pub, restaurant or snackbar   -   Information, products and services for disabled people  -  founded by Joe Rajko

  Discount Mobility USA   -   Full Service Medical Equipment Provider
  Medical Travel Inc.   -   Disability Travel Experts
  Mobility Abroad   -   Mobility Supplier Costa del Sol
  Mobility Equipment Rental, Florida, USA
Scooter Rentals,  Hoyer Lift Rentals,  Shower Chair Rentals,  Wheelchair Rentals,  Walker Rentals,  Power Wheelchair Rentals, Equipment Accessories, Oxygen Rentals
  Oxygyn Travel  
For the disabled traveler who requires oxygen and durable medical equipment arrangements for domestic, international, or cruise travel.
Arrange Airport Oxygen Worldwide,  Arrange Hotel Oxygen for your Business or Pleasure,  Arrange for your travel by Car, Bus or Train,  Arrange Your Medical Prescription Worldwide,  Makes traveling with oxygen worry free,  And will prove to you that your days of travel are not over

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