Self-catering holidays for the disabled in Scotland

wheelchair accessible cottages for the disabled in scotland

There are plenty of gorgeous self-catering apartments and cottages to rent all over Scotland, where you can enjoy magnificent views over glassy lochs and towering mountains from your window. If you or one of your friends or family is disabled and wishes to rent the perfect type of accommodation for a self-catering break, then a cottage in a beautiful part of Scotland that has been designed for those with access needs is the perfect answer to your solution. With plenty of amenities and ways for those in wheelchairs to get around a lot more easily, your break in Scotland will be completely peaceful and stress-free and will be one that you will wish to return to again and again.

If you are disabled and are wishing to go on a wonderful self-catering break in Scotland then the first thing on your mind will be how easy the access is to the accommodation. A hassle-free holiday is perfectly possible in one of these great cottages kitted out to make life easier for those with wheelchairs, and renting a bungalow or a one level cottage is the best way to not worry about flights of stairs. These lodges also are void of any steps inside leading into bedrooms, bathrooms or kitchens, and entrances and exits into the cottage itself will have ramps so that you will not have any difficulty at all in coming home after a memorable day of visiting some of the best of what Scotland has to offer.

Whether you are into a spot of haggis or want to try some classic Scotch whisky, then doing so in the privacy of your own rented cottage is possible as you can rent a self-catering lodge with lowered worktops, units and shelves in kitchens. This makes living and eating while on holiday much easier, as you can buy and cook your own food at leisure, sampling some traditional Scottish cuisine and devouring it in the privacy of your cottage garden, looking out at the scenery before you.

How will a self-catering holiday in Scotland be suitable for me?

There are other ways in which self-catering cottages can be equipped for the disabled in Scotland, and for those with wheelchairs, to make your holiday all the more special and relaxing. For example, there are often plenty of grab bars in bathrooms and dotted through other rooms of the accommodation, and there are panic buttons for peace of mind. Often there are electric beds and chairs within the cottages as well, which makes it much easier to get from your wheelchair into another piece of furniture, and cottages come with wider doorways and turning points, all for those who are visiting this stunning part of the United Kingdom and have wheelchairs.

There are lots of stunning beaches in Scotland such as Luskentyre Beach in the Outer Hebrides. This spectacular sandy beach with turquoise waters and rolling green hills is wonderful to visit or even rent a cottage by, and has great access for wheelchair users. There are also lots of other beaches in Scotland with wheelchair friendly promenades, to make strolling up and down by the magnificent Scottish coastline relaxing, easy and stress-free.

Another great place to visit in Scotland for wheelchair users is the Palace of Holyroodhouse, which has lifts and smooth floors for much of this historic building. As the official place of residence for the King of Scotland, it is a great place to visit if you have a love for incredible architecture, and having been founded in 1128, it is steeped in a rich history. Assistance dogs are also very welcome at Holyroodhouse, and there are disabled parking bays and lavatories.

Blair Drummond Park, just an hour away from both Edinburgh and Glasgow, has plenty of disabled and access facilities, and so you can visit this incredible animal reserve and pets farm with ease, seeing the falconry and chimp island. Any animal lover will adore a visit to this park and it makes a great day out if you are coming to Scotland with children.

Self-catering breaks for the disabled in Scotland need not be full of stress and worry, and renting a cottage with all your access needs fulfilled is the perfect way to have a relaxing break in this part of the UK.

Cottages for the Disabled

blind dog assisted holiday accommodation on one floor cottages with ramp access cottages with parking for the disabled accommodation with special beds for disabled holiday cottages on one floor for walking frames

Scottish Attractions

Scotland has a great deal of fun and interesting activities to do or see as a disabled person, there are many disabled friendly tourist attractions around the country that consistently bring many tourists to each location every year, most of which leave having had a fantastic holiday experience. some of the best places to go if your disabled and trying to enjoy Scotland are Edinborough castle, Loch Ness, Highland wildlife park, Deep sea world and a large variety of other activities are available too!

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