If you’re disabled or traveling with a disabled family member, venturing far afield can sometimes be quite daunting. What with many of the best holiday destinations being created hundreds of years ago they tend to lack lifts, smooth surfaces and frequent disabled access, all the things that you need to ensure a great holiday. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of some of the most inspiring travel destinations for disabled adventures to make sure you don’t miss out:
If going abroad is tricky, then by far the best place to visit in the UK for a summer holiday is Cornwall. With gorgeous sandy beaches, a unique history and plenty of world heritage sights to visit, there’s so many amazing things to do and plenty of attractions with disabled access. From the stunning Eden Project to scenic railway trips and Falmouth’s impressive harbour, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Hire a car which is specially adapted from Allied Mobility to make getting around when there stress free for all the family.
A great abroad holiday destination for disabled travellers is Majorca. The flight is only on average 2hrs from UK airports, meaning there’s limited time to get uncomfortable sat on a plane and once there there’s plenty of opportunity to go sightseeing and exploring. If you enjoy city life, hit up Palma, a relatively disabled friendly city with plenty of opportunity to hire wheel chairs and many flat surfaces to get around on. If sun bathing is more your thing, the Alcudia beach is over 10km long with golden sands and plenty of beach bars to call at on the way to the impressive harbour at the end.
Now if you’re wanting to be really adventurous and go a little further afield, there are some amazing holidays to North America especially designed for the disabled traveller. With disabled friendly overnight accommodation, a chance to ride the wheelchair accessible train through the Canadian Rockies, it’s the ultimate adventure holiday to the most incredible mountain ranges and all completely accessible.
Being disabled or holidaying with a disabled friend or family member shouldn’t prevent you from seeing the world, so don’t let it. There are plenty of different locations across the globe which are completely disability friendly if you want to head abroad. If not, the UK is one of best places when it comes to disabled access with plenty of amazing places to explore.