Take a break


Options Group has produced a helpsheet about planning an autism-friendly holiday.

Wildside Venture

The Wildside Venture offers outdoor short breaks to adults with learning disabilities and autism.             The nearest to us is two nights of camping in The Great Yorkshire Forest.            Click thumbnail for details.           See also:  about         map           home                 (new)

Sand le mere

Sand le mere seaside holiday park has a sensory playroom.            The seaside holiday park near Withernsea has also provided a second room as a place of rest and comfort for parents … has a soft setting where parents can calm their children down.              See:  holiday village         find us         area map               Sand le mere holiday village, Tunstall, Yorkshire, HU120JN.

Disability LincolnshireSkegness pic01

Disability Lincolnshire offer subsidised short breaks.            This is for families living in Lincolnshire who have a child with a disability between 0 – 18 years of age.         Children can enjoy a holiday with or without their parents,           Click thumbnail to the right for more information about this specially adapted accommodation at Skegness.            There is a variety of activities on offer.

Magic Moments

Magic Moments have a caravan seven miles from Skegness.                PAACT support group says it has had good feedback about them.               It is available to any family affected by disability or illness.               Prices are discounted.              See also  website          Terms & conditions                (new)

Hesley HouseHesley House

Hesley House Cottages – self-catering for children with special needs, near Skegness.              For more information click here.

Thomas Centre

The Thomas Centre offers much sought after specialist holidays at their site near Louth, Lincolnshire.             It is located near to the coast.             Suitable for supported living or residential care providers.               For more information click on Thomas Centre ©.

Respite Association

The Respite Association is a charity that can help with the cost of respite care.           It is based near Spalding.               See their website.              To apply for help see  Contact Us          (01775) 820176           help@respiteassociation.org                They have published outlines of cases of families they have helped.

See also information sheet about autism-friendly holidays.