National Accessible Scheme ratingsFurther details on the National Accessible Scheme symbols
A guide to National Accessible Scheme symbols
The symbols found on the accommodation pages on Rated Trips show that a business or an accommodation unit (for example, an individual flat or cottage) at that location has achieved an accessibility award.
Suitable for older and less mobile guests
If you can climb a flight of stairs, but banisters or grip handles would make this easier.
Suitable for part-time wheelchair users
If you have problems walking or can walk a maximum of 3 steps, or need to use a wheelchair some of the time.
Suitable for independent wheelchair users
If you're a wheelchair user and travel independently.
Suitable for assisted wheelchair users
If you're a wheelchair user and travel with a friend or family member who helps you with everyday tasks.
Exceptional access for assisted wheelchair users
Exceptional access for independent wheelchair users
Suitable for visually impaired guests – 1
If you have difficulty reading small print, are registered blind, have poor sight or a visual impairment.
Suitable for visually impaired guests – 2
An exceptional level of facilities and services that would be suitable for anyone with a visual impairment from mild sight loss to having no sight at all.
Suitable for guests with hearing loss – 1
If you have a slight hearing difficulty, are deaf, wear a hearing aid or have a loss of hearing.
Suitable for guests with hearing loss
An exceptional level of facilities and services that would be suitable for anyone from mild hearing loss to profound deafness.