Thursday, July 28, 2016

Wheelchair Friendly Canal Boats

Wheelchair Canal BoatFind disabled and wheelchair accessible canal boat hire and canal boat trusts offering holidays and short breaks for people with a range of disabilities and special needs including wheelchair users by browsing the sites listed below in this dedicated area of ABLEize. There are a number of accessible and adapted boats offering holidays for the disabled in canals throughout the UK, many with specially-designed and purpose-built boats for you to enjoy canals up and down the country.

Many accessible canal boats have hydraulic lifts to give full access to wheelchair users, disabled WC's, low level fitments, hoists and even low windows so you can fully enjoy your surroundings from inside as well as out. Check out the listings below for details along with canal boat contacts and canal locations and discover the fun and tranquility to be had onboard an accessible canal boat.
 

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  • Fully wheelchair accessible holiday home in Wales with outside deck, garden areas, spacious rooms and fully equipped WC and shower facilities...
  • Support the campaign for accessible changing facilities away from home for adults and children that need lifting, making changes to disabled WCs...
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  • The Online College of Art & Design offer wheelchair users online qualifications in Art & Design. These qualifications are nationally and...
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  • Undertakes the sale and rental of evac evacuation and transit chairs to assist with safe evacuation from multi storey buildings for the disabled...

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Accessible Boating

Hampshire based organisation with two accessible boats with one catering for up to 6 wheelchair users. Based on the Basingstoke Canal.

Canal Boat Project

Offers accessible canal boat hire and disabled canal boat holidays and short breaks in the UK. View brochures, boat details and the canals available.

CanalAbility

Provides accessible canal boat holidays and day trips in specially adapted boats enjoying the Rivers Stort and Lee, through the Essex and Hertfordshire countryside as well as the excitment of London and the Grand Union Canal.

Lyneal Trust

A charity running the Shropshire Lass, a 70 foot, 8 berth canal boat adapted for disabled use.

Seagull Trust

Provides canal cruising for the disabled in Scotland using specially constructed canal boats on the Caledonian, Union and Forth and Clyde canals. Also offers a holiday boat in Falkirk. Includes booking and donation details plus news.

Stockport Canal Boat Trust

Provides accessible canal trips on canals of North West England aboard a specially converted wheelchair friendly narrow boat.

The Bruce Trust

Has four accessible canal boats 12 berth, 10 berth and 6 berth with hydraulic lifts, wide doors and access ramps and disabled WC's. Berkshire based.

The Pirate Castle

Providing details of inaccessible canal narrowboat available to enjoy the waterways of London and sleeping up to 12 guests. Site provides details of the vessel and how to book.

Wheelchair Accessible Canal Boat

Hire a specially adapted narrowboat providing wheelchair access on, off and throughout the boat. Beatrice is a specially designed wheelchair friendly 53ft - 4 berth narrowboat and is available for hire for you, your family and pets to enjoy the waterways of Warwickshire. Site provides images, narrowboat layout and booking information.

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