Accessibility in North Devon

North Devon is a friendly and inclusive destination, perfect for visitors of all ages and abilities. The whole county of Devon, including North Devon is serviced by Countryside Mobility, a not-for-profit mobility equipment hire scheme working to improve access to the countryside; is home to a number of Changing Places facilities and a host of accessible beaches where you can hire wheelchairs to help you navigate the sand.

Accessible accommodation in North Devon

Across North Devon, you'll find a variety of accommodation options featuring everything from adapted rooms, level access and activities that are suitable for wheelchair users and those with limited abilities.  The region is also home to a specially designed series of farm cottages that are suitable for families with additional needs, having won awards for their provision for guests with autism and similar conditions.

As well as amazing accommodation, you'll also find a host of attractions with facilities for additional needs, like the National Trust, who have their own all-terrain wheelchairs available to hire during your visit and theme parks offering quiet hours and SEND sessions for visitors all year around. 

Accessible beaches in North Devon

  • Saunton Sands
    Disabled friendly toilets | beach wheelchairs and wheelchair carriages for hire | ramp down to the beach | shops and other facilities close by 
  • Woolacombe Beach 
    Disabled friendly toilets | beach wheelchairs and all terrain scooters for hire | shops and other facilities close by 
  • Westward Ho! 
    Disabled friendly toilets | shops and other facilities close by 
  • Croyde Bay 
    Changing Places facility | carpark with designated blue badge parking | ramp down to the beach | surf schools offering accessibility 


For more information about beach wheelchairs and other mobility aids for visiting the beach, contact Countryside Mobility

Changing Places facilities in North Devon