Accessible places to stay

Where to stay

Choose with confidence – these accommodation options offer a great choice and all have a commitment to offering you a warm welcome and accessible facilities.

Inn on the Moor Hotel, Goathland

Inn on the Moor (c) VisitBritain Peter Kindersley page

Inn on the Moor is the friendliest of hotels nestled in the scenic village of Goathland. A friendly, family-run hotel, you will be greeted with the warmest of welcomes the moment you come in. There’s step-free access from the car park to reception, bar and dining areas, as well as accessible toilets on the ground-floor.

A beautiful accessible room is located on the ground-floor complete with a comfy double bed, a luxury en-suite wet room and free WiFi. Breakfast is included too, so you don’t have to go far for a tasty Full English. For more information on accessibility, check out the hotel's accessibility guide.

Summerfield Farm, Hawsker, Whitby

Summerfield Farm (c) VisitBritain Peter Kindersley page

It's hard to beat Summerfield Farm's location close to Whitby and the North York Moors coastline. There's three accessible holiday cottages to choose from while for unbeatable views of Whitby Abbey, there's also an accessible holiday home, Abbey View, with facilities for both the independent and dependent wheelchair user.

All set in farmland, these cottages are designed to meet the needs of guests with a range of mobility impairments. From ground-floor wet rooms and bedrooms to ceiling hoists and tranquil sensory gardens, owner Richard hosts unforgettable stays at this idyllic adapted holiday retreat.

For further information, accessibility guides are available:

Sunday Cottage, Grosmont

Sunday Cottage (c) VisitBritain Peter Kindersley page

A collection of four beautiful holiday cottages located in the heart of the North York Moors, including Sunday Cottage, the most accessible, with a 4-star gold rating in the converted Methodist School in the moorland village of Grosmont.

With beautiful views over the Esk Valley, the property has an accessible bedroom with en-suite wet room, a height-adjusting bed and a ceiling hoist. The cottage also has a dedicated parking space with a blue badge sign. Take a look at their accessibility guide for more detail.

Vale Cottage, Wellspring Farm

Vale Cottage (c) VisitBritain Peter Kindersley page

Close to Dalby Forest, Wellspring Farm is home to three holiday cottages, set in eight acres of gardens and farmland. Vale Cottage, in particular, has many accessible features, including two ground-floor bedrooms, one with a luxury wet room. There's also a private garden alongside a beautifully landscaped shared garden, complete with its very own summerhouse. Check out Wellspring Farm's accessibility guide.

Need to know

These accommodation providers have worked with VisitEngland to develop their access for all.

Key staff members have completed disability awareness training, been audited by a professional access advisor and many have received a mystery visit from guests with accessibility requirements.

While the businesses listed have achieved good levels of accessibility, please be sure to make your own checks, enquiries and investigations directly with them before travelling to ensure your individual accessibility requirements can be met.

Find other accessible accommodation

Discover Yorkshire Coast's website has details of other accessible accommodation providers where you can tick for venues providing access information.

YHA have a few more options for the North York Moors, outlined in their blog 'The best accessible holiday accommodation in Yorkshire for wheelchair users'.

Euan's Guide has disabled access reviews and listings for accommodation, attractions and places to eat across North Yorkshire.

Find more ideas and inspiration from Tourism for All, a national charity dedicated to making tourism welcoming to all.

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