5 Accessible Attractions To Visit In 2020

23/01/2020 15:15

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A new decade means new places to visit to create more amazing memories with the ones you love.

Whether you enjoy exploring the world of museums or watching a live show on stage, our list of 5 accessible attractions to visit in 2020 has something for everybody.

Lake District - Windermere Jetty: Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories

By the idyllic lake of Windermere, a brand new museum lays, bringing the ‘sights, smells and sounds of life on the lake to life’. Discover the world of Windermere’s boats and uncover the people behind the magnificent vessels through interactive exhibitions, workshops and talks. After exploring the galleries, you can relax and enjoy a bite to eat in the lakeshore café, whilst taking in the breath-taking view of the lake.

Accessible Features:

Disabled parking
Accessible toilets
Level access
Seating for reduced mobility

Birmingham – Cadbury World

Indulge yourself in a world full of the most scrumptious chocolate at Cadbury World. Chock-a-block with fun-filled, accessible attractions, including chocolate making, Advertising Avenue and fantastic rides, Cadbury World is full of surprises! The famous Cadabra ride has been adapted for wheelchair users and the 4D Chocolate Adventure cinema includes space for two wheelchairs.

Accessible Features:

Disabled parking
Lift access
Accessible toilets on each floor
Wheelchair hire
Changing Places facility which can be accessed with a RADAR key
Essential Carer tickets

Manchester – Chill Factore

There’s snow fun like skiing, and Chill Factore caters for people who have extremely limited mobility and an array of disabilities, including physical, sensory and learning difficulties, enabling fun on the slopes for everyone.

Accessible Features

Adaptive equipment and specialist instruction and support
Accessible parking spaces
Free wheelchair hire
Disabled toilets
Non-slip flooring
Lift access
Subtitled Health and Safety information

London – Science Museum

Explore the world of Science at the Science Museum in London. Take a trip to outer space, or immerse yourself in a world of experimental fun, uncovering the work of a lifetime of medical marvels! And when you land back down on Earth, you can refuel at the café, or enjoy an alfresco lunch in the picnic area. Finally, visit the Museum shop to take a souvenir home to remember you’re fun-filled day at the Science Museum!

Accessible Features

Wheelchair hire
Disabled parking
Accessible toilets
Sign language events
Audio-described tours
Flexible opening hours for quieter experiences

Leeds – Leeds Playhouse

It’s time to take centre stage and enjoy show-stopping performances at the Leeds Playhouse. Putting on a variety of theatre productions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Not only providing a thrilling experience for guests, but the Playhouse also provides an award-winning Creative Engagement programme to provide groups, courses and events for young people, asylum seekers, refugees and older people.

Accessible Features

Accessible performances, including audio-described, BSL-interpreted and dementia-friendly
Ramps on the Moon projects casts deaf and disabled actors