Holidays

Photo of Henry with telescope

Henry’s Stargazing trip to London

Meet Henry, a wonderful little chap with a great interest in outer space and the planets…             Henry, who is 5, has autism and wanted to go to London to visit the Planetarium with his …


The Masons have a fantastic holiday and meet Mr Bean

Hi Jeff, well we are back from our amazing holiday in Portugal and our sincere thanks go to you and all the Dream-A-Way team for making it possible. We have sent you a few photographs to include Jack and his brothers …


Karin had an amazing time thanks to Dream-A-Way

Hi to everyone who has helped Dream-A-Way to raise money to provide grants for holidays. My original holiday was cancelled but I managed to book into a site in Looe. It was lovely, the caravan was fully adapted for a …


Juliet had a Amazing time Thanks to Dream-A-Way

I applied for my grant from Dream-a-way in the Spring while I was still very ill and struggling very much. I had gone through 4 years of great difficulty, since my first breakdown in July 2012 and I was only …


McLeod Family enjoy a Holiday in one of our Caravans

To all at Dream a way   A big thank you for making our summer holidays.  We had a fantastic week staying in your terrific caravan.    We were lucky enough to have great weather, making the most of the beach.   …


Wałęsa Family Writes a Huge Letter of Thanks to Dream-A-Way

Without Your Help we could not do the work we do – Jeff Merrett MBE   Dream-A-Way helps many families  and we have many thanks from our clients for the grants we provide. But this letter really touched our hearts …


John’s wish to Swim with Dolphins came true

Dream-a-way were delighted to be able to fulfill the dreams of a wonderful character John Bahrij whose wish was to swim with dolphins in Mexico. John who has MS took his holiday solely on his own and enjoyed every single …


Jill and Peter Dream Come True

Dream-A-Way are delighted to have helped to make a very special dream come true for a lovely couple. Devoted Exmouth couple, Jill and Peter Lewis have just taken their first ever cruise and cannot stop talking about their holiday of …


Barry Trip Paved in Gold with a trip to London

Barry had a wonderful time in London thanks to your donations to Dream-A-Way, we were able to send him on a trip to where apparently the streets are paved with Gold. We received a lovely letter expressing his thanks to Dream-A-Way …


Martin Expresses his Thanks

One of the families we have helped over the years are The Boults and Martin wanted to share his thanks in a letter. With his permission, we have published it here   Dear Jeff, Gill and the Dream-A-Way team, I …


The Martins enjoyed a trip to London

We had heard through another family about the charity Dream-a-way based in Exeter, Devon providing short holidays and breaks for disadvantaged and special needs people. We decided to contact the charity ourselves as we, ourselves, have a special needs son …


Paula And Guy had a great time on a canal boat thanks to Dream-A-Way

We have had a fantastic sun filled weeks holiday on the Kennet and Avon on one for the Bruce Trust 61 ‘ Canal Boats, and would highly recommend it to others. We started are holiday on Saturday 6th July at …


Ellie and Dan received a Dream Wedding

Dream-A-Way were absolutely delighted to offer some pleasure to Ellie and Dan by supporting their Dream Honeymoon The Mid Devon couple are together fighting their ongoing battle and enjoyed building lasting memories in Mauritius. Below is a letter we received …


Hope Meets Cinderella Thanks to your Generosity

Dream-A-Way helped little Hope and Molly fulfil a their dreams and meet Cinderella at Disneyland. This could only have happened with the wonderful generosity of those who supported us and gave generously to Dream-A -Way Read their thank you letter …


Lewis Fulfils his Dream of Visiting Famous Magic Shop

I would like to thank you all for your very kind donation which helped me take my son to Kent to the Alakazam HQ. Lewis is a great lover of magic and has been since he was 7, Alakazam has …


A Reason Why We Do, What we do…….

On behalf of my family I would like to say such a massive thank you to all at Dream-A-Way for the financial support they provided towards our dream holiday. We all had a truly wonderful time away in Egypt and …


Tom’s Dreams came true with a Trip to Rome

Dream-A-Way recently provided a holiday grant to young Tom from East Devon and were delighted to meet up with him and to hear about his wonderful holiday experience   Tom flew to Rome with his carers in November for a …


Susan & Charlie – Memories Made At  Ladram Bay.

My son , Charlie has Downs Syndrome and some Autistic behaviours. He is 19 years of age. I have been a Single Mum now for 8 years. Over that time, we have sadly not managed to have a real holiday. …


The Dunns Say Thank you

The Dunns had a week in one the luxurious caravans at Sandy Bay and sent us some pics of their holiday. We were delighted they had such a fantastic time and have allowed us to share there holiday.     …


Jo Thanks Dream-A-Way for Lion King Trip

Jo was born in 1976, arriving early at 28 weeks and weighing only 2lbs   At the age of four, Jo started to have problems with her sight and balance. After two years of tests and investigations, doctors diagnosed a …