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Travel reviews and resources for wheelchair users from Wheelchair World

Do I search for accessibility? Wheelchair? Inclusive tourism? Or even the acceptable American term  ‘handicap’? Google is not a great way to search for information about wheelchair accessible holidays – the top results are held by large companies and then smaller pieces of information fight for space with myriad wheelchair sellers! 10 years ago there were hardly any resources for ... Read More »

Win a Supported Holiday in the South of France!

Go Provence Supported Holidays is a British holiday company based in the sunny climate of Provence, France, that offers supported holidays to adults and children with learning disabilities, learning difficulties and autism. The Go Provence country house is based in a small village called Moustiers Sainte-Marie, which sits near the gateway to the Gorges du Verdon (Verdon Gorges), the biggest ... Read More »

Short breaks programme for disabled children and young people

The programme, run by disability charity Sense, and in partnership with Birmingham City Council,  has been praised for the respite it provides to families, and vital developmental benefits for the participants Local children and young people with complex needs will be provided with up to three trips away from home over the course of the year The charity is appealing ... Read More »

Supported Breaks for Unaccompanied Disabled Adults with Low Support Needs

Based on the shores of Lake Bassenthwaite, The Lake District Calvert Trust is a residential outdoor centre with over 40 years of experience in delivering challenging outdoor adventure holidays for people with disabilities. With more and more adults visiting their centre, they are launching a new proposition for those with low support needs, giving them the opportunity to enjoy a residential stay ... Read More »

Brazil embraces accessible tourism ahead of the 2016 Paralympic Games

With just over one week to go until the Rio Paralympics, beginning 7 of September, accessible tourism is once again put in the spotlight. It is a movement that is continuing to grow and is attracting more and more attention from tour operators, agencies and travellers alike, all around the world. Brazil is no exception and the country has worked harder ... Read More »

Planning ahead for the ultimate Christmas getaway

Christmas is a time of joy, festivity and delightful surprises. Who doesn’t enjoy a getaway over the Christmas period? Make sure you don’t leave your planning until the last minute and lose out on the best destinations. James Price, Founder of AccessAllRooms.com gives you the low down on planning your trip this winter. “I’m a great believer in getting out ... Read More »

Only four clubs in the Championship meet needs of wheelchair supporters, finds Revitalise

Majority of football clubs fail to meet guidelines that have been in existence for over a decade. Following the shock findings of last year’s investigation of accessibility at Premiership clubs, national disabled people’s charity Revitalise has today published an Accessibility League Table of Championship clubs, revealing that many are missing the mark when meeting the accessibility requirements of disabled supporters ... Read More »

HRH Princess Alexandra visits Flat Spaces Foundation

HRH Princess Alexandra, the Honourable Lady Ogilvy, KG, GCVO, visited Flat Spaces Hampshire on July 14.     HRH was greeted by Mr Tom Yendell and his wife Lucy. Tom is the Chairman and Founder of Flat Spaces Foundation; a charity that provides purpose built, fully accessible holiday accommodation for those with severe disabilities, their families and carers. Tom created Flat Spaces ... Read More »

Here comes the summer at Revitalise

Revitalise is in the happiness business. The charity is the largest provider of respite holidays for disabled people and carers in the UK, but this only tells half the story. Each year Revitalise welcomes thousands of people who need the reassurance of 24-hour on-call nurse-led care in order to have a respite holiday, but it is what the charity provides ... Read More »

Access All Rooms enters Virgin Media Voom competition

Access All Rooms is a hotel booking website set up to revolutionise the travel industry, designed specifically for those with accessibility requirements. This year James Price, founder of Access All Rooms, is entering the Voom competition, a competition set up by Virgin Media which gives participants the chance to pitch to Richard Branson and win a share of a £1million ... Read More »

Double success for Hoe Grange Holidays at the VisitEngland’s Awards

2016 is proving a successful year for David and Felicity Brown of Hoe Grange Holidays, with double celebrations. Not only are they celebrating 10 years in business offering outstanding self-catering holidays on their working farm, but they have won two prestigious national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence. Hoe Grange Holidays were presented with both the Gold Award for Access for All ... Read More »

Accessible Holiday Cottages finalists in VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence

2016 is proving a successful year so far for David and Felicity Brown of Hoe Grange Holidays, with double celebrations. Not only are they celebrating 10 years in business offering outstanding self-catering holidays on their working farm, but they have also been selected as finalists in the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016. This is the fourth time the business ... Read More »