Information on Mobility, Leisure and Social Activities

 

Please note that PA Net have not inspected or visited any of the hotels, holidays or leisure facilities listed below.  They have, however, been recommended by other PA Net members. If you have any recommendations that you would like us to list please contact us.

If there is any information you need that you don’t see here then contact us and we will do our best to help.

New Tube maps showing toilet facilities and giving information on step free stations are now available to make life easier for thousands of people. Knowing where you can get a Tube train with toilet facilities or where you do not have to negotiate stairs can make travel so much easier for people with a disability traveling through London. Audio guides are also available..

CHANGING PLACES

Thousands of people need the Changing Places toilets that would help them to enjoy the day to day activities many of us take for granted. Find a Changing Places toilet or have a look at the map of where the changing places toilets are located.

TRANSPORT IN LONDON

The transport for London website has a whole range of options for travel in London from taxis to to accessible route on their ‘Assisted Travel’ page.  For more information visit their website at www.tfl.gov.uk

ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL AND LEISURE

was formed in 1997 by three wheelchair users with a vision to create ‘barrier-free holidays’ for the less mobile and people who have difficulty walking or climbing steps.

Their website is www.accessibletravel.co.uk/

BOND HOTELS

Hotels and holidays especially for people with disabilities and special needs.

Their website is www.bondhotel.co.uk

YELLOW SUBMARINE HOLIDAYS

Yellow Submarine Holidays organise bespoke holidays for any group of individuals from any area/group if you contact them.

Their website is www.yellowsub.org.uk/

SEAHORSES IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT

Seahorses Holiday Guest House was started in 1999 with the aim of offering a warm and friendly ‘home base’ from which to explore the local landscapes and attractions of the rural West-Wight.

Their website is www.seahorsesisleofwight.com/

DOOR TO DOOR HOLIDAYS

offer fun filled learning disability holidays in the UK, Spain and the USA.

Their website is www.doortodoorholidays.co.uk/

HFT FAMILY CARER SUPPORT SERVICE HOLIDAY INFORMATION

HFT produce a brochure each year with information about Tour Operators, places to stay in the UK and abroad, Special Interest Holidays in the UK and abroad, insurance, benefits and financial help and a section giving advice ‘before you book’.  You can download the free 2013 brochure from their website.

www.hft.org.uk

SMILE HOLIDAYS

is an exciting specialist provider of all inclusive holidays for adults with learning disabilities. With a variety of destinations in England, Majorca, France and Malta.

website: http://www.smilehols.com/

HOLIDAYS WITH HELP

was formed by a group of British Red Cross Society Members with over thirty years experience of organising holidays for large groups of people with disabilities.

Their website is www.holidayswithhelp.org.uk/

FOXES HOTEL – MINEHEAD SURREY

Foxes Academy is a residential training hotel and college for young adults with significant learning difficulties. Foxes Academy is situated on the seafront of the beautiful holiday town of Minehead, Somerset.

The hotel welcomes guests with disabilities.

www.foxesacademy.ac.uk

Chrysalis Holidays

offer opportunities for adults with learning disabilities, both young and old, to participate in indoor and outdoor activities that are both fun and educational.

www.chrysalisholidays.co.uk

EXPERT ADVICE FOR THE DISABLED TRAVELLER

Whether you’re off on holiday, on a day trip, or looking for an everyday means of travel or transport, you’ll find lots of advice here on how you can get about easily as a disabled user.

www.disabledtraveladvice.co.uk/

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