Dorset is a lovely part of the country, and for wheelchair users, there are a number of different holiday options available.
Weymouth has long been a popular family destination with its sandy beach, shallow waters and seaside attractions, and there are several converted caravan options here. These sleep six people, have wheelchair accessible ramps, wide entrances, sliding doors and converted WC/shower room with trapeze lift handles.
Poole is a lovely wheelchair friendly town with lots of things to do, and also offers caravans, and the choice of two accessible hotels. A cottage with a sea view on the famous Chesil beach is a lovely self-catering option for up to nine people on the coastal path in Bridport.
The charming market town of Blandford Forum on the River Stour is a popular destination for wheelchair disabled holidays in Dorset and offers a choice of four accessible cottages which sleep from three to six people. While in Sturminster Newton you can choose between two lovely converted barns with lots of character and fabulous views and a complete range of facilities, or an accessible cottage which sleeps eight and is set in its own large garden with lovely rural views.
In Sherborne, there are three cottage options sleeping from two to eight people, as well as a converted barn, while in Dorchester, there’s a rural cottage for eight, and a beach barn conversion for from two to eight people. For a couple, there’s a nice accessible cottage in Evershot, and Charmouth offers purpose-built self-catering cottages for four guests. In Blackmore Vale, the East Orchard country cottage for five is a great place to see wildlife.
The historic 16th -century hotel at Corfe Castle has four specifically designed wheelchair accessible rooms located in a separate annexe next to a walled garden with excellent facilities. While in the traditional hilltop town of Shaftesbury you can find a very unusual accessible accommodation opcion, a glamping holiday yurt.