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Crathie Opportunity Holidays

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 0 units


The Manse Courtyard,
AB35 5UL


The Manse Courtyard,
AB35 5UL

Crathie Opportunity Holidays

Crathie Opportunity Holidays


Royal Deeside is renowned for its spectacular scenery, variety of wildlife, castles and whisky distilleries. If you want to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday without worrying about access and facilities Crathie Opportunity Holidays is the place for you. Four specially designed and equipped self-catering cottages situated in a paved courtyard overlooking the River Dee in the Cairngorms National Park. We have a database of over 100 accessible places to visit while here – plenty to see and do for everyone.

Fantastic accommodation for disabled people as each cottage comes equipped with wheel-in shower, clos-o-mat toilet and height-adjustable sink and a ceiling track hoist (except Gairn cottage) in the bathroom, the main bedroom has an electric height-adjustable bed and ceiling track hoist. The kitchen surfaces and appliances are all wheelchair accessible with room to manoeuvre. There is also a range of other equipment available, at no extra cost, such as mobile hoist, monkey pole, shower chairs, pressure relief mattress etc. The furniture and fittings are of extremely high quality and design, and each cottage has its own individual style.

Other on-site facilities include a fully-equipped laundry room, a glazed Garden Room for lazy days, a children’s play area and riverside patio. We also have a rustic log cabin where you can relax and enjoy the natural beauty surrounding you.

The warmth of the welcome is fantastic; staff will greet you on arrival and make sure you are comfortable and at ease, allowing you to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday.

Self-Catering Holiday accommodation with superb facilities for disabled people. Children welcome from any age.


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Map reference: NO 267948  Lat: 57.03927 Long: -3.20915


Self-Catering Holiday accommodation with superb facilities for disabled people. Children welcome from any age.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • YesDesignated parking space provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
    • YesToilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesOutdoor facilities
  • garden, riverside patio, log cabin

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • YesBedrooms available with no fitted carpets
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesW.C. fitted with handrails available
  • YesTaps in bathroom with lever handles available
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair user


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSink taps have lever handles
  • YesSeating available in kitchen


  • YesCall system with vibrating pads
  • YesCall system with flashing lights
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)


Accessible bedroom has an overhead hoist and electric profiling bed. Wetrooms are fitted with clos-o-mat toliet, height-adjustable sink, overhead hoist. Kitchen units are lowered and are wheelchair accessible. Gelder wetroom has a shower stretcher attached to the wall. Clunie has extra facilities for visually impaired people Other equipment available at no extra cost: mobile hoist, wheeled shower chair, pressure mattress, monkey pole etc.