Come and experience a holiday in the stunning Lake District, now a world heritage site.
Need a break?
From their work at Amy’s Care, founders Fraser and Rebecca understand how important a holiday is; the chance to get away, visit new places and relax. The idea of taking a holiday can seem daunting, an impossible dream, when you are caring for a loved one with challenging needs.
Fraser and Rebecca have turned this dream into a reality for you with an adapted self-catering property on the fringe of the Lake District and a range of fully supported and guided holidays within the national park. A holiday is a possibility, no matter what your situation is!
The Old Methodist Chapel (1878) has been a chapel, offices and a home but it has been lovingly renovated and wheelchair adapted to provide an accessible, comfortable and unusual place to enjoy a holiday.
Situated a short drive from Bassenthwaite Lake, Skiddaw and Keswick in the Northern Lake District it is perfectly placed to access the beautiful Lake District.
The Old Chapel can sleep up to six people, with a double en-suite bedroom, a ground floor twin bedroom with electric tilting bed, adjoining wet room, and a double and single bunk bed. The property offers extra disabled facilities such as rise and recline chair and hearing loop.
Fraser and Rebecca can help arrange any extra care or support needed whilst on holiday and Amy’s Care Social Clubs can provide a day care option to ensure it can be a real holiday for all the family.
A recent guest said:
“What is special about the Old Chapel is that it is a welcoming space with a unique charm. The break gave myself and my sister the opportunity to spend quality time together in a relaxed and really delightful environment. Knowing there were suitable activities and care on hand that we could join in with if we wanted was so important”
In 2014 Fraser teamed up with Dementia Adventure to host their first residential holiday for people living with dementia. The holidays combine the exclusive use of a small country house hotel serving good food with a range of outdoor and indoor events, all aimed at supporting and improving strategies for enjoying a fulfilling and active life whilst living with dementia.
Fraser and Dementia Adventure currently offer five holidays a year in the Lake District with a range of activities, from mountain walking for the active to a slower paced sightseeing trip for those with mobility problems.
The groups are always small and highly supported by staff and volunteers to ensure respite for carers too.