Accessible places to stay in South Wales
South Wales is accessible to all visitors, and there is plenty to explore in Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan and the Wye Valley. There's a varied selection of disabled-friendly places to stay, including purpose-built bungalows, 4* hotels suitable for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility, and inclusive campsites. Whatever you're looking to do in South Wales, you'll find accommodation to suit every visitor.
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Accessible holiday cottages in South Wales
Grosmont, Abergavenny NP7 8EP
- Accessible throughout
- One bedroom with en-suite wetroom, adjustable bed and removable electric hoist
- Other equipment available on request
Located in the pretty village of Grosmont, Homefield is a self-catering holiday home with three bedrooms, designed with the needs of disabled guests in mind. An adapted bedroom features an en-suite wetroom suitable for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility, while a selection of aids and equipment is available on request. Well-designed paths allow wheelchair-users to enjoy the garden, and dogs are welcome. To find out more, visit the Homefield website.
Parc Coed Machen Holiday Cottages
St Brides-Super-Ely, Cardiff CF5 6EZ
- Level, step-free floors for wheelchair users
- Accessible bathrooms featuring baths and showers with grab bars and support rails
- Call systems with vibrating pads for smoke alarms, doorbells and telephones for visitors with hearing and visual impairments.
In the picturesque surroundings of the Vale of Glamorgan, you’ll find Parc Coed Machen's lovely holiday cottages. Two of the cottages are classified as suitable for extra needs with assistance. Located around seven miles from the centre of Cardiff, they are well-placed for visiting attractions like St Fagans National History Museum and offer easy access to the surrounding coast and countryside. Visit the Parc Coed Machen Facebook page for full details.
Yew Tree Barn
Gwernesney, Usk, Monmouthshire NP15 1DB
- Ground level access throughout with wide doorways suitable for wheelchair users
- Accessible wet room with roll in shower
- Shower seat available on request
Set in the rolling green countryside of Monmouthshire, Yew Tree Barn provides accessible accommodation for up to six guests. Laid out across a single level, with wide doorways and easy access to outside space, it's ideal for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. For full details visit the Yew Tree Barn website.
Winchfawr Lodges – Mountainside Lodge
Heol Gerrig, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1RD
- Level, step-free floors for and wider access wheelchair users
- Accessible wet room
Located in an elevated spot near Merthyr Tydfil, Winchfawr Lodges provide an excellent base for exploring an area overflowing with heritage and stunning nature. Set at ground level, accessible Mountainside Lodge is ideal for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. For more information, head to the Winchfawr Lodges website.
Dolygaer, Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil, Powys CF48 2UR
- Two accessible suites with features including wet rooms
The latest edition to Dolygaer Parkwood Outdoors activity centre, The Chalet sleeps up to 26 people, and can be hired as a whole, or room by room. Located in the heart of the Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons), The Chalet offers two accessible suites with wet rooms and is the perfect base for trying some of Parkwood’s many outdoor activities and exploring the wider area. For more information visit the Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer website.
Accessible hotels in South Wales
Park Plaza Cardiff
Greyfriars Road, Cardiff CF10 3AL
- Selection of accessible rooms with adapted bathrooms and wheel in showers
- Braille lifts for the visually impaired
- Lifts to all floors
- Accessible lobby, entrance and public restrooms
Located in central Cardiff, the Park Plaza is a luxury, 4-star hotel with a range of accessible facilities, including a selection of stylish adapted rooms suitable for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. For full details visit the Park Plaza Cardiff website.
Best Western Heronston Hotel
Ewenny Road, Bridgend CF35 5AW
- One accessible bedroom with adapted en-suite bathroom
- Step free access to reception
- Mobile loop system for visitors with hearing impairments
The modern Best Western Heronston Hotel is a few minutes’ drive from the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and in easy reach of both Swansea and Cardiff. Staff are trained to assist disabled guests and there’s step-free access to the reception, which has a mobile loop system for the hearing impaired. Facilities include indoor heated pool, sauna, steam room and spa. Visit the Best Western Heronston Hotel website for further information.
Accessible caravan holiday parks in South Wales
Happy Jakes Touring Park
1 New Barn Holdings, Flemingston, Vale of Glamorgan CF62 4QL
- Accessible shower block
Family-run, Happy Jakes is a disability-friendly camping and caravan park named after the owners’ son, who was born with Trisomy 21 (Down’s Syndrome). Committed to making the park accessible to all, they have built a wheelchair-friendly shower block and created a 60-metre sensory nature walk for the blind and partially sighted. For information and booking visit the Happy Jakes website.