Many families with children who have special needs find it incredibly difficult to find a place to go on holiday that caters for their needs. Some children with autism just can’t cope with a busy holiday park and it can be difficult for a child in a wheelchair to travel abroad.
Our holiday home Vallecchia gives families an opportunity to enjoy a break in Pembrokeshire, South Wales without some of the difficulties they might experience on a standard holiday. We have done everything we can to make our holiday home as accessible and enjoyable a place for the children we help to visit as we can.
There is a ramped entrance to allow wheelchair access and a large bedroom with en-suite facilities on the ground floor. It also has a multi-sensory room and a soft play area with tactile sensory toys. There is a large garden with a big trampoline and lots of room to play.
To qualify your child must:
- Be 16 or under
- Have a neurological condition (For more details on the conditions we cover please read Who We Help)
- Benefit from a holiday at Vallecchia
As there’s such a high demand for the holiday home we have to allocate the weeks a year in advance. Applications for 2017 are now closed and we have contacted everyone who has a week. We are not taking applications for 2018 until July 2017, subject to a review in June.
I got a week, now what?
- We will write to you offering you the week you have been allocated including a slip for you to return to us accepting or declining the week. If you decline, no alternative week will be offered.
- The next time you will hear from us will be closer to the time of your holiday. We will send you a Welcome Pack giving you all the information you need to know about your holiday at Vallecchia.
I didn’t get a week
If you are unsuccesful this time you will go on a waiting list to be offered any cancellations that we get. This can often be at very short notice.