Holiday accommodation for the disabled, their family and carers in East Harling - Norfolk, Dirleton - Edinburgh and Looe - Cornwall

Welcome to The Lin Berwick Trust

Great News – We have been awarded VisitEngland’s Rose Award at Ralph Boyce House in Cornwall in recognition of Service Excellence. This is a new award and we are particularly proud to have achieved this prestigious accolade at this beautiful property.

Ralph Boyce House is situated in the hamlet of No Man's Land near Looe in Cornwall.  It is our latest property and welcomed its first doors to holidaymakers in 2013. 

The Lin Berwick Trust is a registered charity founded by Lin Berwick but it does not benefit her personally in any way.

Lin Berwick is blind, has cerebral palsy and is a wheelchair user, and as a result of her own inability to find holiday accommodation suitably adapted for her disabilities she and her husband, Ralph, founded The Lin Berwick Trust in 1989. It was their aim and that of their fellow Trustees to try to fill this gap in the holiday accommodation market, using Lin's own disabilities as the starting point for the design of the holiday houses that the Trust was to build.

The Trust opened its first holiday house for the disabled, Berwick Cottage, in East Harling, Norfolk in 1997. It has been a resounding success, receiving the highest accolades for disabled holiday accommodation from Tourism for All (formerly Holiday Care) and VisitBritain, which has given it the award of Access Exceptional under the new National Accessible Standards Scheme and a 4-star rating under the National Quality Assessment Scheme. The Trust's second holiday house for the disabled, Denis Duncan House, in Dirleton, East Lothian, opened its doors to holidaymakers in 2006.


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