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Wheelchair friendly holiday cottage near Looe, Cornwall

Ralph Boyce House, Looe

Ralph Boyce House - disabled holiday accommodation in Cornwall

Ralph Boyce House - living area

Ralph Boyce House - accessible bedroom

Ralph Boyce House - accessible bedroom

Ralph Boyce House - accessible bathroom

Ralph Boyce House - disabled holiday accommodation in Cornwall

 

Contact Details
T: 01787 372343
W: www.thelinberwicktrust.org.uk/
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  • Wheelchair friendly holiday cottage with easy access
  • Located close to the beautiful seaside town of Looe
  • Magnificent uninterrupted views over the valley
  • Sleeps up to 6 people (2 with disabilities)
  • Why not visit our cottages in Norfolk and Scotland too?

About Us

One of the more pleasurable things in life is the excitement of planning and taking holidays, with many of us having the freedom to decide where we will go and what type of break we will have. However, you may have a partner, family member or friend with a disability who will have no such choice.

Like them, Lin Berwick, who is blind, has cerebral palsy and is a wheelchair user, was frustrated by the difficulty of finding suitable holiday accommodation, so she founded The Lin Berwick Trust in 1989 to address this gap in the holiday accommodation market.

After almost 10 years of arduous fundraising, planning and hard work on the part of a small, dedicated team of volunteers, the Trust opened its first holiday cottage, Berwick Cottage, in East Harling, Norfolk in 1997. It has been a resounding success, receiving the highest accolades from Tourism for All (formerly Holiday Care) and the East of England Tourist Board, which has awarded it the highest grades in the three categories of Mobility, Hearing and Vision under the new National Accessible Standards Scheme. The Trust's second cottage, Denis Duncan House, in Dirleton, East Lothian, opened its doors to holidaymakers on 8th April 2006! Now there is an additional property, Ralph Boyce House, which is located in the beautiful county of Cornwall.

With your support, the Trust aims to continue building holiday cottages for the disabled in the North, South, East and West of Britain and possibly even in mainland Europe!

Bedrooms

  • Twin electrically adjustable nursing beds with cot sides and grab rails
  • Pressure care mattresses with inco-protectors (low to medium risk only)
  • Neck and spinal support pillows
  • Over-bed table with castors (height-adjustable)
  • Bedroom-to-bathroom overhead track hoist (slings not provided)
  • Alarm call to other rooms
  • Baby intercom
  • Television


In addition to the disability suite Ralph Botce House comprises of 2 further twin-bedded rooms

Living Area

The open-plan sitting and dining room has an impressive domed ceiling and boasts magnificent uninterrupted views over the valley which are maximised by impressive picture-windows.

Enjoy all the 'home from home' comforts including:

  • Television with DVD player & iPod docking system
  • Electric rise-recline armchair
  • Sofa and armchairs
  • Dining table and chairs

Bathrooms

  • Electrically height-adjustable wash basin
  • Clos-o-Mat height-adjustable toilet with touch-sensitive control for finger or foot operation
  • A further bathroom with separate shower serves the two other bedrooms.
  • Hi-lo bath with thermostatically controlled taps, hair-washing unit and built-in hoist seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible shower (wetroom)
  • Stainless steel medical dressing trolley

Kitchen

Ralph Boyce House has every facility for a great self-catering holiday:

  • 'Talking' microwave
  • Electric oven with side-opening door
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Heat-proof mugs
  • Angled cutlery
  • Plate guards
  • Conventional utensils
  • Liquidiser

Attractions

Choose from an abundance of attractions near Looe and the surrounding area...

  • Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary
  • Port Eliot House and Gardens
  • Porfell Wildlife Park
  • National Marine Aquarium
  • Bodmin and Wenford Railway
  • Tintagel Castle

Additional Information

  • Doorbell with flashing light
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing board
  • Washing racks x 2
  • Emergency lighting
  • Pillows, pillowcases, duvets, duvet covers and sheets
  • Tea towels
  • Free Wi-Fi


Please note: Towels are available at extra cost (please advise when booking)

Hoist slings are not included.

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Level or Ramped Access to Entrance
  • Accessible Toilet(s)
  • Accessible Bathroom(s)
  • Wheel-in Shower(s)
  • Accessible Bedroom(s)
  • Assistance Dogs allowed
  • Flashing Doorbell
  • Electric bed(s)
  • Riser / recliner chair(s)
  • Profiling bed
  • Walk-in shower
  • Overhead Tracking
  • Air Pressure Mattress
 

Location
Ralph Boyce House
No Man's Land
Looe
PL13 1QR

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Contact details
T: 01787 372343
W: www.thelinberwicktrust.org.uk/

Send an e-mail to Ralph Boyce House

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