Welcome to and-me.org.uk Holidays - aiming to provide families of disabled children with relevant holiday products for families with specific needs.

UK/North West
(This selection will grow and we will add member feedback - if you have stayed in one of these properties, please email feedback to and-me@stratton.org.uk)


Cowan’s Butt Barn
Nr. Wigton, Cumbria.



This renovated holiday barn has been furnished to a high standard, with beams, oak gallery, stone and oak floors and arched windows.

Boasting an outdoor heated swimming pool, it lies within easy reach of the Northern Lakes, Hadrian’s Wall and the historic city of Carlisle.

The charming seaside town of Silloth is only 8 miles away. There are views across the Solway to Scotland, and magnificent sunsets can also be savoured.

Shops 2½ miles, pub 1 mile.

Large open-plan living/dining room with high open beamed ceiling and stone arched windows. Well-equipped kitchen area with flagged floor. Double bedroom with rugs on flagged floor. Wet room and toilet.

First floor: Two bedrooms, each with wooden floor; one double and one twin. Bathroom with shower attachment, bidet and toilet. Beamed throughout. Wood-burning stove - fuel inc Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc TV DVD CD Cot avail M/wave Washer/dryer D/washer F/freezer Wi-fi

Large shared garden with patio furniture BBQ

Shared outdoor heated swimming pool (12ft x 16ft, depth range 4ft to 5ft, open May 15th-Sept 15th)

Parking (for 3 cars) Secure cycle store

No smoking NB: Water feature in garden

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Orton, Penrith, Cumbria.

Quietly set along a private road with two other properties, this attractive holiday home is well furnished and equipped and is built on the site of Orton Hall’s former stable block.

Orton itself is a very pretty, thriving small village with monthly farmers’ market, church, shop, pub, teashops and shop selling handmade chocolates. It is set within a triangle which forms the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Eden Valley - all a 20-minute drive away. Further farmers’ markets, craft fairs and village shows in the area.

Great walking and cycling from the door; nature lovers will enjoy the diversity of wild flowers and birds.

Shop 600 yards, pub ¼ mile.

Living room with electric ‘log-effect’ stove, wooden floor and French door to garden. Kitchen/dining room with tiled floor. Double bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

First floor: Double bedroom with en-suite toilet. Twin bedroom. Elec ‘log-effect’ stove inc Elec, full gas CH, bed linen and towels inc TV DVD Radio/cassette/CD T/cot H/chair M/wave W/machine T/dryer F/freezer

Lawned garden with patio and furniture

Parking (for 4 cars) Secure cycle store

No smoking

Easy walking access

Friday to Friday

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Mountain View
Bassenthwaite Lake


This comfortable, single storey, detached timber lodge is one of a group of holiday lodges which stand in a stunning position at the foot of the dramatic Skiddaw Mountain on the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake.

It offers a peaceful setting in one of the Lake District’s most unspoilt areas.

Breathtaking views, an abundance of wildlife, launching for small sailing boats and fishing makes this an ideal location for a very relaxing break.

The area boasts historic houses, formal gardens, castles and museums as well as many fascinating craft shops and galleries.

The popular lakeside town of Keswick is 6 miles.

Shops 6 miles, pubs 1 mile.

2 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living room with French doors/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet. Gas CH, elec and bed linen inc. Freeview TV. DVD. Playstation 2. CD. iPod dock. Elec cooker. M/wave. W/machine. F/freezer. Patio and furniture. Gas BBQ. Shared natural grounds.

Parking (1 car).

No smoking.

Friday to Friday.

NB: Lake 100 yards.

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(c) David Stratton 2011