Finding perfect accommodation that comes complete with easy access for the disabled need not be a difficult task when visiting Suffolk. Whether you want to stay in a cosy B&B;, a traditional Inn, or pamper yourself at a top hotel, we have a number of accessible accommodation options to suit your needs.
Leys Farmhouse Annexe, Earl Stonham
Offering a delightful “home away from home” self catering annexe for 2 is Leys Farmhouse Annexe, Earl Stonham located in the relaxing Suffolk countryside and close to Lavenham and Long Melford. There is level/ramp access to the front and back of the property, with one double ground floor bedroom. Leys Annexe has a fully equiped kitchen, TV & DVD player, outdoor area with swimming pool and BBQ, and has a National Accessible Scheme Rating of 1 – please click on the link above to be directed to their main website where you can read the Access Statement in full.
Mollett’s Farm, Saxmundham
Offering 3 newly built self catering Studios with “universal access”, at Molletts Farm you’ll find level access from car park to front door; wide entrance and internal doors; level thresholds; wet-rooms in each Studio with level-access showers, and fixed seats; numerous grab-rails and other Part M recommended features; fully illuminated bathroom mirror for those with visual impairments; lowered kitchen surfaces; wheelchair-compatible furniture and turning circles throughout; as well as switches, sockets, and controls at heights accessible to all.
Additionally, the three Cottage units opposite the Studios also have wide entrance doors; level thresholds; and sofa-beds downstairs so these too can accommodate guests with lower levels of mobility.
Located close to the Suffolk Coast on a small working farm, Mollett’s offers a great escape to the country OR coast for all! find out more here – Molletts Farm Accessible Self Catering Accommodation
The Westleton Crown, Westleton
A traditional Suffolk Coaching Inn set in the picturesque village of Westleton on the Heritage Coast between Southwold & Aldeburgh, The Westleton Crown offers a comfortable stay in their exceptionally spacious room with disabled access. Features of the room include a level shower, large sofa, super king size bed, and fridge.
The Crown offers a sophisticated AA 2 rosette menu and extensive wine list so check it out by clicking on the link above.
Accommodation with Wheelchair Access and Disabled Facilities in Suffolk
The Bildeston Crown, Bildeston
When this former coaching-inn-turned-hotel (plus bar and award-winning restaurant) was refurbished, the owners of The Bildeston Crown, Bildeston paid particular attention to the disabled access facilities and installed a lift to enable access to all of the bedrooms.
One bedroom in particular is close to the lift, and this is recommended first for disabled guests. There is also a Public Disabled Toilet on site, plus a specially designed drop off point in the car park that allows for step-free access to the hotel. Please click on the link above to find out more this historic hotel and make a booking.
If you fancy some light refreshment or perhaps a meal out, there are plenty of Pubs and Inns in Suffolk that provide Wheelchair Access and Facilities for the Disabled – please click on the link above for more information.
Cobbles B&B;, Clare
Cobbles Bed and Breakfast, Clare, is a delightful 14th Century house in the centre of a lovely, medieval market town. Alongside the main house is the Garden Cottage, where disabled guests will be well suited. The Cottage provides single-level, twin-bedded, en suite accommodation and has its own access, suitable for wheelchair users, at the side of the house so you can come and go as you wish. Please contact Cobbles B&B; for more information on their disabled access accommodation by clicking on the link above.
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa, Stoke by Nayland
Located within 300 acres of gorgeous Constable Country is the Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa. Despite not having any rooms in the hotel with full disabled and/or wheelchair access, there are a number of rooms that are classed as ‘disabled friendly’. These rooms have wider doors to allow wheelchair access, and have handles/grab rails in the bathroom, and all rooms have showers over a bath. Please click on the link above for more information and contact details.
Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa, Woodbridge
For a break that is sure to relax you from start to end, check out the Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf and Spa. Along with a variety of pampering spa treatments, Ufford Park Hotel also has three bedrooms specifically designed for the disabled, complete with walk-in showers and low-level beds, and the entire ground floor and restaurant is fully accessible to wheelchair users. Please click on the link above to enquire further.
Accommodation with Wheelchair Access and Disabled Facilities in Suffolk
The Days Inn Haverhill
A great value-for-money accommodation option – especially if you are a large family or a group looking for disabled accommodation – comes from The Days Inn Haverhill. Wheelchair users have full access to the hotel and also to its four specifically designed disabled access rooms, complete with low-level beds.
There is also a Public Disabled Toilet in the hotel for your convenience. Please contact the Days Inn to find out more and make a booking.
Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Ipswich
At the height of luxury and service is Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Ipswich. One ground floor bedroom has been designed for wheelchair access and is situated in the courtyard buildings just a few yards from the main hotel. The room is fully in-keeping with the character of the hotel and has a recently refurbished wet room.
From the courtyard a wheelchair can access the hotel by the restaurant entrance, which avoids any steps, and once in the hotel there is access to all the lounges and the restaurant via ramps. Please click on the link above to find out more about this magnificent hotel.
Newlands B&B;, Southwold
Newlands B&B; of Southwold has recently been completely refurbished to a very high standard and offers the best Disabled facilities in the Suffolk coastal area.
All ground floor suites are fully wheelchair accessible, including the en-suite bathroom. The B&B; offers first class facilities including an indoor swimming pool.
For more details see: Newlands B&B;, Southwold
Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich
Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich is a luxury hotel, restaurant and conference facility in the glorious Suffolk countryside. It offers disabled guests the following facilities: 2 allotted accessible parking bays; the restaurant, bar, private dining & lounge areas are all on the ground floor with no steps; disabled access toilet facilities; and a specially designated ground floor bedroom with disabled facilities. Please inform staff at the time of booking if you or a guest has any special requirements and they will be pleased to help – just click on Kesgrave’s link above for contact details.
Other accessible accommodation options by area
Edingworth Guest House 01502 572051
Foxburrow Travel Inn 01502 572441
Somerton House Hotel 01502 565665
Broadlands Holiday Village 01502 573033
Parkhill Hotel 01502 730322
The Mill House B&B; 01502 565038 (not suitable for wheelchairs)
Laurel Farm 01502 568724
Four Winds Retreat – Self Catering Accommodation, English Tourist Council 4 Star Rating, Mobility: Level 2, spacious accommodation in a quiet, relaxing atmosphere surrounded by the sea, woodland & marshland.
Four-Winds is a detached property set in approximately 4 acres of grounds and has been in the hands of two families since the early 1920’s. It has retained its unusual originality and has recently had the addition of a purpose built annex.
This annex has also been sympathetically designed with the disabled, wheel chair users & their carers in mind. We can provide a list of private local care agencies who can give nursing / care as required. However the owners, Jane and Peter Garner, are usually on site if emergency assistance is required.
Kessingland Beach Holiday 01502 740636
Newlands B&B; of Southwold 01502 722 164 – unique within this area offering the best Disabled facilities in the Suffolk coastal area, first class accommodation, Heated indoor Swimming Pool thoughtfully designed rooms allow for various options tailored to individual’s needs.
The Plough Inn, Wangford 01502 578239
Pontins Holiday Centre 08706 010479
Pinetrees 01502 470796
Wattisham Hall Holiday Cottages – 3 charming barn conversions in the heart of rural Suffolk open all year around for full weeks and short breaks, with a Level 1 Mobility award, each cottage has a bathroom and bedroom on the ground floor. Further information contact Jo and Jeremy Squirrell on 01449 740240.
Park Farm Cottages – Sibton, Saxmundham. There are four cottages, all totally at ground level and have all had wheelchairs in, although only one has an Accessibility Grading. Tel Anne Lawrence on 01728 668324 for details