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Disabled Holidays in Dorset

Where else can you find award-winning beaches, a World Heritage site, breath-taking scenery and some of the finest stately homes all in the same place? DORSET, of course! If you’re looking for somewhere to go and escape the hustle and bustle of daily life then disabled friendly holidays in Dorset might just be the ticket! This quintessentially English county is nestled in the South West of England and its coastline, which stretches from Lyme Regis in the West to Christchurch to the East, is so significant geographically, it became a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2001. With more than half the county listed as an area of outstanding beauty, it is easy to see why millions of tourists visit Dorset each year. If you have thought about visiting Dorset but still undecided, read on, you might just be tempted!

Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation in Dorset

Arranging disabled holidays in Dorset starts with finding the right accommodation and our very own DHG directory is certainly the best place to start.  Whether you seek full board or self-catering, wheelchair friendly accommodation in Dorset can be found all along the coast so begin your search by visiting our very own DHG directory. The DHG directory has plenty of options for you to choose from. Dorset has a great selection of accessible accommodation to cater to everyone’s needs, whether you wish to enjoy rural Dorset with its scenic locations such as Gold Hill and vibrant market towns or try a coastal location and sample the local cuisine and breath taking views. From snug B&Bs and self-catering cottages to villas and disabled friendly caravan parks in Dorset, finding disabled holidays and accommodation in Dorset need not be any hassle, with a little planning.

Disabled Friendly Accommodation in Bournemouth

Bournemouth is known as the largest town in Dorset with its 7 miles of sandy beaches and is a popular holiday destination from day visits to longer stays. It is a vibrant seaside town and has a large variety of shops, restaurants, nightlife and attractions. There are many types of wheelchair friendly accommodation in Bournemouth from quaint B & B’s, hotels and self-catering holiday lets.

Dorset really is the ideal holiday location; it has something for every one from castles, stunning gardens, country parks, family days out and much, much more. What more could you want from a fantastic English county?

Disabled Friendly Restaurants in Dorset

Disabled friendly Holidays in Dorset should really be about the holiday, relaxing and indulging, and it wouldn’t be a holiday without enjoying a meal or two out.  Dorset offers some of the best food in Britain. The county is famous for is delicious apple cake, blue vinney cheese, real ales and fresh seafood.  There are many regular food and drink events held in Dorset year round so brace yourself for some sumptuous treats!  You needn’t worry when looking for disabled friendly restaurants in Dorset, as many of them are geared to accommodate wheelchair users.

Poole is one of the most stunning places in the UK and disabled friendly holidays in Dorset would not be complete without a trip here. With its huge natural harbour, it is great for sailing and boating enthusiasts and with stunning Blue Flag beaches accessible to wheelchair users. Poole really is the coast with the most!  Take in striking sea views and its world famous sandbanks before immersing yourself in the buzzing atmosphere of the quayside.  There are also many disabled friendly restaurants and cafes in Dorset that provide a great selection of local produce. 

Mobility Hire in Dorset

Needless to say, to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer, you’ll need to be able to get around easily and in finding mobility scooter hire in Dorset need not be any hassle. From manual wheelchairs, hoists and mobility scooter hire, most owners of disabled friendly accommodation in Dorset will either provide some form of mobility equipment themselves or will be able to help you arrange for it to be delivered on arrival.  Day trips, sightseeing or just a leisurely stroll, a quick search for mobility scooter hire in Dorset on our Directory should get you on your way.

Disabled Friendly Activities and Days Out in Dorset

The Dorset coast is bristling with activities and fun things to do, especially during the summer months. From crabbing on the quayside to cockle trails and treasure hunts, there are lots of disabled friendly activities in Dorset to keep you and the family busy. Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park is an award-winning family day out and will keep the kids entertained. Poole has some of the best-kept parks in the country and the Upton Country Park with its stunning gardens or Hamworthy Park, famous for its watersports and beachside play area, will provide all the action for a curious visitor.

There really is something for everyone in Dorset, so if you have not yet visited this amazing British coast, you really are missing out! Delay no longer!