Looking for inspiring landscapes and trendy cities? Friendly people and unforgettable food and drink? Whatever your requirements are, you'll find all of this and more on a holiday to Scotland. Find accessible accommodation that's right for you and plan a dream holiday today with these top suggestions.
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1. Homelands Trust, Fife
Breathe in the sea air at Homelands in Fife, the perfect place for a relaxing coastal break. Set amongst mature woodland, these luxury self-catering lodges offer a range of equipment to suit various disabilities, and the Paxton Centre provides a variety of fantastic therapies and day activities on-site. Nearby St Andrews is a great place to visit, along with the charming fishing villages of the East Neuk.
2. The Rings, Fife
The Rings in Fife started out as a small cottage with a ceiling tracking hoist. It has now grown to include a 16-bed cottage (which can be divided into self-contained apartments for smaller groups) and wilderness camping. Those who have additional requirements will find this accessible cottage is not only practical but beautiful too. Situated on a working farm, this is a fantastic countryside escape.
3. Blairmore, Perthshire
Blairmore Farm is a 5-star collection of holidays cottages on a 60-acre working farm. Within the complex you'll find Ard View, a wheelchair accessible cottage, ideally located for relaxing rural getaways or as a base to explore Perthshire and the Highlands of Scotland. On the farm there are Highland cattle, sheep, rare breed pigs, and Clydesdale and Shire horses to keep you and your party company!
4. The Moat House, Annan
The Moat House is spacious, luxurious and has a range of accessible facilities which are constantly reviewed and upgraded. Built on the moat bank of a 12th century castle - the ancient home of the ancestors of Robert the Bruce - this place has lots of history and character. Designed and built with disability in mind, The Moat House is uniquely equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible. It's pet friendly too!
5. Cringletie, Peebles
This historic hotel near Peebles is wheelchair accessible throughout and includes a range of facilities that you might not expect for such an old building. Designated parking is available close to the entrance, there is a wheelchair access ramp outside the house, an easy-to-operate chairlift to the ground floor, and a passenger lift to the first and second floors. The walled garden here is a must-see, with panoramic views of the surrounding estate. Cringletie has been awarded the Catey Award for Accessibility.
6. Grammar Lodge, Campbeltown
This charming B&B on the west coast of Scotland features spacious rooms with level access. Enjoy a freshly cooked breakfast under a stunning glass roof in the restaurant and look forward to a day of exploring local attractions. Campeltown Harbour and the local heritage centre are well worth a visit and not far from the accommodation. Find out more about Grammar Lodge.
7. Cambushinnie Croft, Dunblane
Arrive at Cambushinnie Croft near Dunblane for a true taste of the Scottish countryside. This gorgeous self-catering property is situated on a family farm and boasts a ramped entrance, level flooring and en suite wet room. Equipment such as hoists and electric beds can also be arranged with prior notice. Visitors are welcome on the farm under the supervision of the owners. You'll love meeting the rescue donkeys and collecting eggs from the hens.
8. Malmaison Dundee, Dundee
Looking for a city break with stylish, boutique accommodation? This contemporary hotel in the centre of Dundee is a great choice. Facilities at the Malmaison Dundee include lifts to every floor, accessible wet rooms and level access, plus there's a fab restaurant and bar on site.
9. Badaguish Outdoor Centre, Aviemore
There is nowhere quite like the north of Scotland. Enjoy wild landscapes and that precious feeling of escape at Badaguish Outdoor Centre. This is the perfect place for people with specific access requirements, offering respite breaks in accessible self-catering lodges. Each features level access, a large shower room with toilet transfer bars, and a low height bench in dining-kitchen area.
10. Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness
Plan a Highland holiday with a stay at Kingsmills Hotel which is just a short drive from Inverness city centre. The hotel has seven accessible rooms, all of which are step-free and have accessible bathrooms, while the reception area comes complete with a hearing loop and plenty of space to move around. Find out more about their impressive list of accessibility features.
11. Cabarfeidh Hotel, Stornoway
The Isle of Lewis is the ideal place for a relaxing island escape. Cabarfeidh Hotel is the largest hotel in the Outer Hebrides and a great spot for enjoying Stornoway attractions such as Lews Castle. You'll find level access throughout the car park, a low ramp into the hotel, and accessible toilet facilities.
12. Crathie Opportunity Holidays, Ballater
Crathie Opportunity Holidays allow you to enjoy a holiday on peaceful Royal Deeside, safe in the knowledge that the accommodation will suit your particular requirements. On-site facilities include a fully equipped laundry room, garden room, children's play area and riverside patio. There is a rustic log cabin where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings, all safely enclosed by a fence and security gates. The warm welcome is fantastic and staff are all fully committed to ensuring that you enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday.
13. Leuchie House, North Berwick
Whether you're passionate about arts and culture, love to get out and visit the sights, or simply want to relax and recharge, Leuchie House is the place for you. This gorgeous respite home in East Lothian provides all the care, attention and activities you'll need for a superb break. You can expect 24-hour nursing care, freshly prepared meals, therapies, activities, entertainment, and much more.
14. Eildon Melrose, Melrose
Book the perfect Scottish holiday at Eildon Melrose where you can relax in accessible accommodation set amidst the best of the beautiful Scottish Borders countryside. Situated at the foot of the iconic Eildon Hills, this log cabin and six holiday cottages offer stylish, comfortable and fully equipped accommodation to ensure a home from home experience. Five cottages are wheelchair accessible and all are dog friendly.
The Loft, Moray Speyside
Take a trip to whisky country and enjoy a glamping holiday at The Loft. Spend a few nights in a wigwam cabin that offers all the fun of the great outdoors with en suite facilities in a cosy, comfortable and warm cabin that is wheelchair accessible. Moray Speyside is an area of outstanding natural beauty with an abundance of outdoor fun, history, heritage and of course whisky!
Interested in taking an accessible break in Scotland? Find out more on our accessible holidays page. You can also visit Euan's Guide, the disabled access review site where disabled people, their family, friends and carers can find and share reviews on the accessibility of venues around Scotland and beyond.