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Access For All Seaside Holidays

01202 423 046


Enjoy The Beautiful South Coast at BOD

Access For All Seaside Holidays presents BOD, an award winning spacious self catering holiday apartment designed so people with disabilities and their companions can enjoy worry-free holidays and breaks on the beautiful South Coast.

Ref: DHG160AC


  • Wheelchair UsersWheelchair Users
  • Assisted Wheelchair UsersAssisted Wheelchair Users
  • Limited MobilityLimited Mobility
  • CarersCarers

About BOD

A tastefully decorated, ground floor apartment which provides excellent accessible features for wheelchair users and people with mobility difficulties and has been awarded National Accessibility Scheme rating of Mobility Level 3A, Hearing Level 1 and Visual Level 1. The apartment offers three bedrooms and comfortably sleeps 6. However, with the use of the sofa bed located in the lounge, you can increase this to 8!

To make life easier, there are no steps/ lips throughout the apartment and all doors have a least a 750mm opening. Light switches are position at 1100mm and a large number of electrical sockets are at accessible height. Door handles are at 860mm and are lever type.

For your comfort, all bedrooms are fitted with a TV and all bed linen and towels (Cotton) are provided for you. The beds will be made up for your arrival. If you are staying for two weeks, they will be changed for you on the middle Friday.

The apartment is kept warm during the cooler periods with central heating and an electric fire in the lounge for extra warmth if needed. There are no hidden charges - the use of these are included in the weekly cost.

The Front Bedroom

This light and airy room overlooking the sea and the Purbecks has a profiling bed and a single bed. There is a wardroom with two levels of rails, Laminate flooring and plenty of space to manouvre a wheelchair. The accessible en-suite wet room is ideal for wheelchair users with slip resistant vinyl flooring and shower seat with arms. The toilet has a drop-down support arm and side grab rail with left transfer.

The Back Bedroom

A modern room with an electric double bed, each side working independently and can be split to be used as two 2' 6" singles. It also has a spacious en-suit wet room suitable for wheelchair users, again with slip resistant vinyl flooring, raised toilet with drop-down support arm and grab rail with right transfer.

The Middle Bedroom

A comfortable twin room with access to the toilet/ shower across the hall.

The Lounge

Sit back, relax and take in the views! The lounge faces south and overlooks the cliff top and the sea. There is ample varied seating, a large LCD television with Blu-Ray DVD and a broadband wireless router to access the internet.

The Kitchen

The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge/ freezer, dishwasher, microwave and a dining table. A stepping stool is provided for reaching high shelves for those of smaller stature.

Outside Area

You will find a peaceful, partly secluded garden with table and seating. This area has it own entrance and its pathways are wheelchair and walking aid accessible.

There is also a beach hut available for part of your stay at a Blue Flag award winning beach hut, which is very close to the flat and at no extra cost.


69 Boscombe Overcliff Drive
Dorset BH5 2EJ


The nearest transport links are as follows
Rail: Bournemouth Railway Station (South West Trains/Cross Country)
Bus:  Fishermans Walk (routes 1b and 1c)
Coach: Bournemouth Travel Interchange
Air: Bournemouth Airport (Hurn)
Sea: Poole

By Car

The post code for BOD is BH5 2EL if you are using satellite navigation.
At the junction of the A338 and the A3060 (the Cooper Dean Roundabout), take the A3060 signposted to Bournemouth Hospital and Christchurch.
Pass Royal Bournemouth Hospital on your left and continue through 2 sets of traffic lights until you reach the roundabout (approximately 1 mile).
Take the 3rd exit towards Boscombe and Southbourne.
At the second set of traffic lights (first is pedestrian), turn left into Seabourne Road signposted Southbourne and Tuckton (B3059).
Just after the Pedestrian Traffic lights (after approximately ½ mile), take the 2nd right into Portman Terrace.
Take the 2nd left into Portman Crescent (alongside Fishermans Walk).
At the T junction, turn right onto Boscombe Overcliff Drive.
BOD is the first property on your right (number 79).
The property can be distinguished by it's Red Gate Posts, Red Front Door and large number 79.

Here are just a few of our customer comments:

' We've had some pretty dire experiences in the past but this is accessible heaven.'

' ... We decided we want to live here! It's just perfect...'
 ' ... Brilliant layout, excellent equipment from the smallest to the largest and bags of local information...'
'... this is definitely the best place we have stayed for disabled facilities...'
 ' Love it! Love it! Love it! We have had a fantastic holiday... Thank you so much for helping us create  some wonderful memories...'
 ' Congratulations... you have won 1st prize for producing a holiday flat that has everything... for the  disabled and able bodied alike...'
 ' For years we've been searching for the perfect holiday accommodation and now we've finally found it. BOD has everything - great access and facilities and prime location...'
 ' At last we've found the perfect holiday accommodation for a wheelchair user. All the little extras made it a "home from home". Looking forward to next year already. Exceptional. Beach hut was a huge bonus...'
 ' Hard to fault the access equipment or location. And the preparation and attention to detail is first class...'
 '... every room was above expectations... we have had a wonderful happy holiday... We will  definitely be coming back.'
 ' Life is full of problems and no go areas when a wheelchair is involved but not here, they've thought of everything. Thank you, thank you, thank you...'
' Thank you for the lovely apartment which is excellently designed for everyone and met all disabled needs. The information you provided was really handy and your hospitality was excellent...'
From To Weekly Price
29 Mar 2013 17 May 2013 £600
24 May 2013 21 Jun 2013 £850
28 Jun 2013 23 Aug 2013 £950
30 Aug 2013 20 Sep 2013 £900
27 Sep 2013 25 Oct 2013 £600
01 Nov 2013 13 Dec 2013 £450
20 Dec 2013 27 Dec 2013 £950
03 Jan 2014 21 Mar 2014 £450
28 Mar 2014 16 May 2014 £630
23 May 2014 20 Jun 2014 £890
27 Jun 2014 22 Aug 2014 £990
29 Aug 2014 19 Sep 2014 £940
26 Sep 2014 24 Oct 2014 £630
31 Oct 2014 12 Dec 2014 £450
19 Dec 2014 26 Dec 2014 £990

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