Accessible gradings

The National Accessibility Scheme (NAS) is run by EnjoyEngland and assessed by Quality in Tourism. This is the national tourism grading scheme for the country. Accommodation establishments that display one or more of the logos shown below are committed to accessibility and you can be sure that these establishments have been assessed against demanding criteria. Assessed properties will have facilities such as handrails, ramps, level-access showers, hearing loops and colour contrast.

Mobility impaired and older people

Mobility Award

There are 5 levels of mobility assessment that are graded by Quality in Tourism. These levels allow you to choose properties that have the right facilities for you. Gradings provide a guide to access for people of various abilities helping you choose the right accommodation provider for you.

Hearing impaired and deaf people

Hearing Impairment Award

There are two levels of hearing impairment assessement that are graded by Quality in Tourism. These are designed to assist people with slight hearing difficulties to those with profound deafness.

Visually impaired and blind people

Visual Impairment Award

The visual impairment awards are deisgned to assist you in choosing the right accommodation to suit your needs. If you have difficulty reading small print or have no sight at all this assesment is designed to help you make an informed choice.

Full details of all the awards can be found on VisitEnglands website.

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Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1TN

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