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Gold Award winners of the Visit England Awards for Excellence for "Access for All" 2011 and again in 2016!

At Hoe Grange Holidays we are passionate about providing high quality wheelchair accessible holidays with outstanding disabled facilities and a wide range of specialist equipment. We also welcome guests with autism and learning difficulties who find Hoe Grange a peaceful haven away from crowds.

Disabled Holiday Accommodation in our Log Cabins

Good quality disabled holiday accommodation can be hard to find, but at Hoe Grange Holidays we have given careful thought and consideration to providing easy access and excellent facilities for guests with limited mobility or additional needs. A real home from home, with a cosy feel. Be aware that our log cabins are on a hill, however there is easy, level or shallow ramp access from the car park right to the cabin doors.
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If you are looking for accessible holidays, all four of our cosy log cabins have level thresholds throughout.

Our larger Pinder cabin has three bedrooms, level thresholds with a standard family bathroom and has features to help with audio and visual impairment, ideal for more mobile, active guests.

Hipley, Rainster and Daisybank cabins all have two bedrooms, sleeping up to 4 guests and are wheelchair friendly with a spacious accessible layout. The zip and link beds in the double rooms are flexible so you can choose to have single beds or superking doubles.

The spacious wet room showers are wheelchair accessible and have grab rails. For added independence, Hipley cabin has a Closomat wash and dry toilet.

For those with hearing loss or partial sight, these three lodges also have features such as good lighting, contrasting door frames.

View the detailed Accessibility Guides on the individual cabin pages.

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Mobility

Our log cabins are ideal for those with limited mobility:

  • Level thresholds - no steps!
  • Spacious doorways - easy access for wheelchairs
  • Accessible wet room showers with grab rails
  • Large level car parks - ramp access to cabins
  • Large decking area - admire the views
  • Flexible beds - either singles or superkings

View Accessibility Guides for Rainster Cabin, Daisybank Cabin, Hipley Cabin and Pinder Cabin.

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Rainster Cabin,
Daisybank Cabin,
Hipley Cabin and
Pinder Cabin.

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Fully Accessible Shower Rooms

The shower rooms are easily accessible from the twin bedroom and have been designed as wheel-in wet rooms, with hand support rails, plenty of transfer space and an adjustable shower head with thermostatic control. All taps are level operated and there is a choice of mobile shower chairs available should you need one. There are drop down support bars on both sides of the toilet. Daisybank and Rainster also have Pressalit Care adjustable wash basins, which can be raised in height and can be moved away from the toilet allowing space for carers to give assistance from either side. Hipley has a Closomat wash and dry toilet with remote control.

Electric Profile Beds and Mobile Hoists

We believe in making life easy! In our accessible log cabins in the twin bedrooms there is one single electric profile bed, with sufficient clear space under the bed to use a mobile hoist, which you can book free of charge. Choose either the Oxford Advance Mobile Hoist or the Ardoo Caresafe 140 hoist and stand aid. Rainster and Hipley have Volker profile beds which are also height adjustable with pull up cot sides.

Comfort and Style

For added comfort and if you need extra assistance getting to your feet, Daisybank, Rainster and Hipley all have electric rise and recline armchairs. Great attention has been given to detail, to aid the less able guest, without compromising on style. We provide specially designed wardrobes with shelving and lower clothes rails, light switches within easy reach and doors that don't get in the way. The kitchen has good low-level storage space and you can easily reach all the appliances from a wheelchair.

Additional Equipment and Care Services

We offer a wide range of extra equipment to make your stay as hassle-free as possible. Please take a look at all the extra disabled equipment you can book for accessible holidays.

We work closely with One to One Support Services who provide bespoke care packages, from help getting up and dressed to full 24 hour care. Contact the team directly to discuss your individual needs on 01246 200 018

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Partially Sighted or Blind

The cabins are suited for the blind as they are spacious with level thresholds throughout. For holiday guests with partial eyesight, the door frames and skirting boards, door handles and hand rails are of contrasting colours. To aid vision there is a good level of lighting throughout; there is a bright reading lamp in the lounge and touch lamps in the bedrooms.

Hard of Hearing or Deaf

For guests who are hard of hearing or deaf, our televisions have subtitle facilities and the alarm clocks have flashing lights and vibrating modes. You can book a portable flashing/vibrating Deafgard alarm which can be used in any of the cabins. The portable induction hearing loop can easily be used in any of our self-catering log cabins. The easy-to-use, rechargable, portable loop system enables people with a hearing aid with a T setting to hear more clearly, without annoying background noises. This means they can listen to television independently of the volume control on the TVso as not to disturb others.

Welcoming Autistic Guests

We understand guests with autism may find new places and experiences challenging.

You may have special requests so please don’t be afraid to ask for help.

To help you familiarise yourself with our log cabins and reduce anxiety you can:

So you enjoy our peaceful surroundings we will:

  • notify you of any changes
  • introduce ourselves quietly and calmly when you arrive
  • try to reduce sensory overload
  • help alleviate social anxiety
  • give you plenty of processing time
  • give you space if experiencing a meltdown

Why Choose Hoe Grange Over Other Wheelchair Accessible Cottages?

Our cosy cabins have been designed with access in mind from the very beginning. A wheelchair friendly cottage is often an older building adapted for wheelchair access, with the limitations of the original design dictating floor levels and door widths. In contrast our wheelchair accessible lodges benefit from thoughtful design, with all the features you would expect from any disabled holiday cottage. Enjoy not only the necessary features, but tons of space and level floors, making getting around a piece of cake. The log cabins are also cosier than a traditional cottage; fully centrally heated with double glazing and all the mod cons that you would expect, including LCD TV, DVD, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. And they're not only impressive on the inside. Sit back and relax and take in the views over the striking limestone rocks and the undulating farm fields of the Peak District. We look forward to welcoming you to our disabled holiday accommodation, right in the heart of the beautiful Peak District.

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Hoe Grange Holidays Tripadvisor Comments...

  •   We stayed for a night in one of the cabins . The cabin was spotless and very well equipped , lots of extra touches were added like fresh eggs and... read more

    Ajtravels14
    2/03/2020
  •   We've just returned from our second visit to Hoe Grange. The suggested riding routes with stunning scenery were enjoyed by my daughter and I while the menfolk were delighted with... read more

    Jdrichie12
    7/11/2019
  •   On arriving at Hoe Grange in a downpour, we doubted if we’d made the right decision to go glamping, but after the warm welcome from David and a quick tour,... read more

    karenmD4738KD
    6/25/2019
  •   It's been three years since we last visited but once we arrived it certainly didn't feel like it!
    We stayed in Hipley again which had had a refurbished wet... read more

    ElizabethA717
    9/21/2019
  •   We had a lovely time staying in one of the incredibly well equipped pods. I bought my pony along and we had some great rides on the high peak trail.... read more

    plopster1
    6/07/2019
  •   We stayed in the Skylark pod last October (2018) and had a lovely time. There was homemade, rustic goods (bread, biscuits etc) when we arrived. Felicity and David who run... read more

    KBarry
    9/15/2019
  •   Myself and my sister travelled to Costa Rica and Panama via Viva Holidays Ltd. The holiday was exceptional and one to be treasured forever. Andrew at Viva Holidays... read more

    Paula C
    7/04/2019
  •   We love this place. Very wheelchair friendly, really well equipped and comfortable, with easy access by car to lots of places of interest particularly Crich Tramway Village, Chatsworth, Bakewell and... read more

    dghiggs61
    10/25/2019
  •   What a wonderful find. As our first experience of needing accessible accommodation we could not have wished for better. Beautiful well equipped lodges in lovely surroundings. We stayed in both... read more

    L9943KBlesleym
    4/03/2020
  •   Felicity and David made us feel very welcome right from our booking. The pods are well equipped and spotlessly clean. The area is very peaceful with great views and we... read more

    Adventurer_12121
    1/30/2020

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