Booking a holiday when you have additional access needs can be a daunting task. Whether you need something with wheelchair friendly doorways or somewhere that will allow your assistance dog, there is always something to think about that other holiday makers won’t need to consider. With more and more properties becoming accessible, it is now easier than ever to find a holiday that will suit your needs and if you’re looking for a break near Plymouth, look no further than Traine Farm Cottages.
Located in a peaceful area in the South Hams area of Devon, with Plymouth and Dartmoor National Park on the doorstep, this is the perfect venue for a quiet and relaxing holiday. It isn’t just the location that makes this a great place for those with additional needs, Plymouth is well serviced with public transport making it easy to navigate the city centre, while Dartmoor is part of the Miles without Stiles scheme, where routes and pathways are being specifically designed to be as accessible as possible to those using mobility aids and with limited mobility The cottages are just a mile from Wembury Beach where there are wonderful views and with the shops and restaurants of Plymouth, you’ll find plenty to keep you occupied. The cottages themselves have also been designed to accessibility regulations, providing an ideal base for exploring the South Hams area.
Traine Farm is a retired farm with lots of space and four holiday cottages, two of which are disability friendly. Rede Cottage sleeps two and has level access, as well as doorways that are wheelchair friendly and a wet room with non-slip tiles, ideal for a romantic break away, while Clowberry Cottage sleeps six – perfect for a holiday with the whole family. Clowberry Cottage also features the wider doors, and a wet room, as well as a ramp into the property, non-slip floors, handrails and a double room on the ground floor. Both cottages have parking directly outside and are dog friendly – so even your assistant dog can have a bit of a break!
The farm is family owned and run, with the proprietors always on hand to help should you need any advice for things to do during your stay. For those that want to spend their time relaxing and not doing much at all, there is plenty of space for enjoying the warm weather outside and a selection of chickens and ducks and two alpacas to entertain you! If you want to travel a little further afield, there is the National Park and the city of Plymouth plus a host of beautiful beaches. Several of the nearby beaches have accessible facilities, including Bigbury-on-Sea, famous for the historic sea tractors and the view across the Burgh Island, which has disabled access to the beach and beach wheelchairs available to hire. Bovisand, another local beach has accessible toilets and Wembury Beach features tarmacked paths suitable for wheelchairs, pushchairs and other mobility aids – it’s ideal for taking in those spectacular coastal views.
Find out more about accessible breaks with Traine Farm Cottages here.
A small, select development of Self Catering Holiday Cottages in South Devon near Plymouth offering excellent farm accommodation with lovely views of the South Devon coast. Positioned in the South Hams, Traine Farm Holiday Cottages, are just a mile’s walk from Wembury beach where you’ll…