Calvert Trust Exmoor is the South West’s premier outdoor activity holiday destination for people with all types of disabilities.
Welcoming over 4,000 guests a year, with the philosophy of “At Calvert Trust Exmoor it’s what you CAN do that counts”.
Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the edge of Exmoor National Park, the centre enables people with a disability of all ages & all abilities together with their families & friends to experience exciting challenging and enjoyable outdoor activity adventures, helping people of all levels of ability to fulfil their potential and be all that they can be.
Calvert Trust Exmoor is the only 5 star activity accommodation in the country, and has also been accredited against the National Accessible Scheme as being suitable for older and less mobile guests, part-time wheelchair users, independent wheelchair users, assisted wheelchair users, visually impaired guests and hearing impaired guests. You can read more about their accessibility from the accessibility statement on their website here: www.calvert-trust.org.uk/access
Many guests are surprised by how much they can do at Calvert Trust Exmoor, as recent guests Solden Hill house put it: “One of our ladies only has the use of one arm, and restricted use of one leg, yet it didn’t stop her doing the activities, the Calvert Trust Exmoor staff supported her with everything she did. She was very proud of herself, completing all the activities and achieving things she didn’t think she could do.”
A break at Calvert Trust Exmoor includes a structured programme of exciting activities tailored to the specific needs of our visitors, specifically designed and equipped to cater for all. Activities on offer include climbing, archery, horse riding, wheelchair abseiling, carriage driving, sailing, accessible cycling and many others.
Other facilities on site included a fully accessible hydrotherapy swimming pool with high needs changing facilities, a Jacuzzi, children’s play area, games room, bar, sensory room and the Acland room, which is a fully glazed, elevated, communal area with fantastic views to the south west across Wistlandpound Reservoir, down the valley of the river Yeo and into South Devon.
The centre’s fully accessible accommodation consists of ensuite single, twin and triple bedrooms including some with H-track ceiling hoists, as well as a number of apartments with open plan kitchen and living space, which can be booked on either a self catered or fully inclusive basis. The centre also offers mobile hoists, shower chairs, electric beds, trembler pads, and other loan equipment free of charge, to make your stay more comfortable regardless of your disability.
Guests stay with Calvert Trust Exmoor for 3, 4 or 7 night stays, or you can just come for the day. To find out more take a look at their website www.calvert-trust.org.uk/exmoor or call the centre on 01598 763221. They also have regular special offers & late deals; you can keep up to date with the latest offers & deals on their facebook page and twitter feed;