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Disabled Holidays in Devon


A Guide to Disabled Friendly Holidays and Accommodation in Devon

Each year, 1000’s of holidaymakers choose Devon as their holiday destination of choice.  But what is it about this part of South West England that keeps them coming back, year after year? Is it the award-winning beaches? Is it its breath-taking coastlines? Is it the fabulous food and nightlife? One thing is certain; disabled holidays in Devon are as popular as ever and we think it might just be a combination of all that and more!  Whether you wish to have an action packed week or two seeing the sights or a quiet few days with a good book, Devon will most certainly tick all the boxes for you.

Disabled holidays in Devon are not complete without a trip to the beach. South Devon is home to a wide selection of beaches, varying in size from the large and spacious family beaches such as Bigbury Bay (part of Bigbury-on-Sea) and Batham Sands, to the very quiet and secluded such as Broad Sand, Yarmouth Sand and Leas Foot Sand. Bigbury-on-Sea is a winner of the prestigious Blue Flag award, awarded to beaches for their accessibility, and provides beach wheelchairs for disabled guests.

Exmouth Harbour Beach stretches for over 2 miles and gets very lively during the summer months. Along the seafront is very flat and is wheelchair accessible, with cafes, restaurants and playgrounds for the kids, perfect for disabled friendly holidays in Devon.

Disabled Friendly Accommodation in Devon

Whether you’re wanting a coastal or a rural holiday you can find it all on the DHG directory.  There is a great selection of accessible accommodation from hotels, B & B’s, holiday lets and villas most of which have a great range of disabled facilities.  Search for fully equipped and accessible accommodation and spacious wheelchair friendly accommodation.

Torquay is known as the British Riviera, with its horseshoe shaped bay and stunning coastal views.  With one of the mildest climates in the UK, Torquay is an extremely popular holiday spot. It is known for its great fresh seafood, views of the marina at night and regular sporting events and food festivals.  You will find some great disabled friendly restaurants as well as accessible accommodation, including ground floor apartments overlooking the sea.

As Devon has some great rural locations, a farm holiday may be for you.  Enjoy the calm and peaceful surroundings that Devon has to offer.  Choose from a range of disabled friendly cottages and farmhouses in Devon.  Escape the rat race for the tranquillity of the Devonshire countryside.

Wheelchair Friendly Self-Catering Farm Cottages and B&Bs in Devon

Devon is home to some of the best wheelchair accessible, disabled friendly farm cottages and wheelchair friendly bed and breakfast accommodation in the UK. Choose to stay in a disabled friendly Bed and Breakfast in Devon and you could be waking up to breakfast made with freshly baked bread, freshly laid eggs or even own-brand, rare breed pork sausages! Most of the bed and breakfasts cottages in Devon are family run and the hosts know a thing or two about catering for disabled guests. After spoiling yourself with a scrumptious breakfast platter, you could choose to relax and take in the scenery or explore the glorious countryside with its abundant wildlife in areas such as Exmoor or Sidmouth. If you prefer to stay in a disabled friendly self-catering farm cottage in Devon, many of these farms have been providing disabled holidays in Devon for many years and have gone the extra mile to ensure their farm and cottages are as wheelchair friendly as possible, by providing special adapted rooms, wet chairs, electric beds, etc.

Mobility Scooter Hire in Devon

There is so much to see when you visit Devon, most of which you can still enjoy, even if you are wheelchair bound. You can hire mobility scooters, wheelchairs and a range of other equipment from a number of locations in the area.  Alternatively you can search our directory to find mobility scooter hire in Devon.

If you are planning a staycation this year, be sure to put Devon right at the top of your list. Your days will be jam-packed visiting some of Devon’s treasures and hidden gems.  Explore the stunning countryside and coastlines, beautiful towns and villages, sample the local delicacies and drive home refreshed with a head full of happy memories!