Disabled Holidays Cornwall

Disabled Holidays Cornwall

Disabled Holidays Cornwall

Disabled and Accessible Holidays in Cornwall


Cornwall is a popular UK holiday destination. It is steeped in history and has some of the most unique, rugged coastline with breathtaking vistas. Land’s End is just that, and there you will find plenty of attractions for visitors to experience. Many villages have harbours as fishing was the county’s mainstay for many years. However, if you are a wheelchair user, or have other accessibility issues, will heading to Cornwall work for you or will you find yourself limited to a few outings? Let’s look at how accessible this destination is for disabled holidaymakers.


Accessible Accommodation Cornwall

When planning disabled holidays in Cornwall, finding wheelchair accessible accommodation in Cornwall will probably be at the top of your list of priorities. Cornwall has a large range of disabled friendly accommodation to choose from.

There are many private holiday lets and hotels that can cater to wheelchair users and other needs. For example, level access, grab rails, wheel-in shower and more. They are scattered across the whole county, so wherever you fancy being based, you should be able to find accommodation that meets your needs. Some holiday lets have gone an extra step and offer rise and recline chairs and electric beds to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Those with vision and hearing impairment are also catered for, so the news for accessible accommodation is very positive, and holidaymakers should be able to find exactly what they need.


Bountiful Beaches

Many of the major beach resorts such as Gyllyngvase, Porthmeor, Polzeath and New Polzeath are blue flag winners for being wheelchair and elderly friendly with great access and disabled facilities.

  • Perranporth


Wheelchair users will be all too familiar with issues surrounding sand. Most devices cannot cope with the terrain, but Perranporth has you covered. It is one of Cornwall’s most stunning sandy beaches and is popular with surfers, walkers, and sunworshippers alike. They also have a sand chair to help you navigate the tricky surface. Behind the beach, the town has some fantastic shops and is also flat and easy to navigate for the most part. While you are there, be sure to eat or drink at the bar on the beach – officially known as the Watering Hole, which is sited on the sand.


  • Gyllnygvase

Outside Falmouth is Gyllygvase beach, which can also offer you a sand chair. It is a gorgeous setting, quieter than Perranporth but equally impressive. There is a café and a level pathway, and you will be able to Pendennis Castle if you look towards the headland.

Camel Cycling

The Camel Trail is a well-known off-road safe cycle track, and they have considered the needs of disabled users. Both adults and kids can benefit from their adaptive cycle hire with side-by-side trikes, tandem trikes, power-assisted wheelchair tandems and more to ensure everyone can enjoy this car-free trail that offers more glimpses of the stunning locale. Pick up your hires in Wadebridge Bike Smart Cycle Hire or Camel Trail Cycle Hire.

 Eden Project

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Cornwall is the Eden Project, and you will be delighted to learn that they have worked hard to ensure it is fully accessible. Wheelchair users will find it easy to navigate, and they have chairs for hire. There are many sensory additions, so to ensure you get the best experience, we suggest checking out the accessibility guide on their website before you go.

Mobility Scooter Hire in Cornwall

For disabled holidays in Cornwall, You can also hire specially adapted bicycles allowing you to take in more of the scenery on one of the many accessible routes.  Relax and take a trip around the coast on a disabled friendly boat and see Cornwall from the water.

have a look at this link https://www.disabilitycornwall.org.uk/