Top Accessible Places: The Autumn Edition

02/10/2018 12:10

Autumn is here and that means scarves on and days out!

The UK is beautiful in the autumnal season so we’ve researched the top 5 places to visit, with accessibility that means you don’t have to worry about getting around or using the facilities – you can simply relax and enjoy your day out!

Edinburgh Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh 

If you live in or find yourself exploring bonny Scotland, the Royal Botanical Gardens are definitely worth a visit! With 70 acres of beautiful landscapes, it really is a fantastic place to experience autumn!

Accessibility includes:

• Accessible toilets in the visitor centre, restaurants and in the Garden
• Mobility scooters and wheelchairs available for visitors to use
• Seating at regular intervals throughout the Garden
• Water for assistance dogs in the restaurants
• Pen, paper and magnifying glass at the Visitor Welcome desk
• Hearing loop at our welcome points

To learn more, click here

Cragside House and Gardens, Northumberland 

Nestled in Northumberland, this extraordinary Victorian house, gardens and surrounding woodland is the perfect place to get out and see the leaves change.

Accessibility includes:

• Mobility parking in the main car park, 120 yards from the visitors centre
• Wheelchairs available to borrow in the house and grounds, which you must book in advance
• Assistance dogs are welcomed in all areas
• Level access to shop and tea-rooms
• Adapted toilets at the Visitors Centre, House and Crozier car park
• Free shuttle bus between the main areas

For more information, click here


North Lees Campsite, Peak District National Park

If you are looking to get a little closer to nature but traditional camping isn’t your thing, then the easy access pod at North Lees campsite is ideal. Situated in an idyllic spot near a wooded stream, the pod lets you enjoy nature with ease and convenience.

Accessibility includes:

• Height adjustable electric profile bed
• Hoist and shower chair/commode on site which can be used in pod
• Picnic table with wheelchair access
• Easy access washroom
• Designated parking spot next to the pod

To get more information click here


Avon Tyrell, New Forest, Hampshire

Now if you are looking for something totally inclusive, Avon Tyrell is the place to go! With a strong team of specialist staff and additional equipment, it means your needs should be met, whatever they may be.

There are over 40 activities that are accessible to all members of the family and the option to book overnight accommodation. To learn more, and we recommend you do, visit their website.


The Mawddach Trail, Snowdonia

Considered as one of the best trails in Britain, the Mawddach Trial is not to be missed! Beautiful routes following the Mawddach estuary, the trail gives some of the most stunning views of Snowdonia and its wildlife.

Accessibility includes:

• Accessible benches and picnic tables
• Wide gates accessible for wheelchairs as well as pushbikes and pushchairs
• Mobility vehicle for hire, but you do have to make prior arrangements before arrival
• Accessible parking
• Accessible toilets at Penmaenpool and Morfa Mawddach

For more information, click here

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