4. Care at home > Self help

Self help

7) Useful websites to help you plan a successful holiday

holiday brochures

  • Disabled Holidays – This site has details of UK and world holidays some also include supported holidays and respite care. Telephone 01457 833 444
  • Access Travel –  Holidays for wheelchair users and disabled people. Telephone 01942 888844
  • Disabled Holiday Information -UK holidays for wheelchair users with details of activities and accommodation.
  • iKnow- Scotland – Accommodation across Scotland with disabled facilities.
  • Visit Scotland – where to stay – accessible Scotland
  • Carers.org
  • Disability help Scotland
  • Fit for travel
  • National Rail Travel – This site details facilities available at rail stations and on train owned by different UK train operators. It has all the telephone numbers for UK train operators. Also details of disabled persons railcard and discounts for disabled travellers. Rail travel made easy booklet.
  • Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland – Fact sheets online on Holidays (F6), Sympathetic Insurance companies (F7) and Air Travel (F13). Look on the home page, go to stroke information and support then stroke factsheets and booklets.
  • Diabetes UK – Gives advice on all aspects of travel for diabetics including insulin, changes in time zones, needles.
  • Tourism for all – Guides and publications for disabled travellers.