Miles Without Stiles – Lake District

Miles Without Stiles is a collection of 50 routes across the Lake District National Park that are suitable for wheelchair users. A grading system ranks each route according to difficulty and accessibility. However, the grades are a guide only, and people should weigh up their route choice carefully. https://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/visiting/things-to-do/walking/mileswithoutstiles

IRELAND – Official Accessible Tourism Information

IRELAND – Official Accessible Tourism Information

This page from Tourism Ireland offers accessibility information for visitors to Ireland, including Northern Ireland, covering Getting Around, Accommodation, and Attractions,  with tips and links to further information. https://www.ireland.com/en-gb/help-and-advice/practical-information/accessibility/

Beginners Guide to Disneyland

2021 All Access Disneyland’s blog post: ‘Beginners Guide to Disneyland’ contains essential information for first-time visitors to the theme park. https://allaccessdisneyland.com/beginners-guide-to-disneyland/

London Travel Guide

WheelchairTravel.org’s 2019 travel blog post: ‘London, England Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide’. https://wheelchairtravel.org/london/

Top 10 Accessible Attractions in U.S. Cities

accessibleGO list their top 10 accessible attractions found in the 30 most visited cities in America.  The list links back to the Travel Ideas section on their website, which has a wealth of information.  Each attraction is supported by an accessibility review. http://accessiblego.activehosted.com/index.php?action=social&chash=f899139df5e1059396431415e770c6dd.131&s=23d1adc93c0076bf532a94e82d14a356

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Little Miss Turtle’s 2017 blog post on wheelchair accessibility at the Christ The Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. http://www.littlemissturtle.com/accessibility-cristo-redentor-rio/

airlines British Airways

Disability and mobility assistance | Information | British Airways https://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/disability-assistance/assistance-available

Airlines Alaska airlines

This website from Alaska Airlines provides useful information about air travel for persons with disabilities. https://www.alaskaair.com/content/travel-info/accessible-services/specialservices-wheelchair

airports United Kingdom

Edinburgh Airport Guide https://www.edinburgh-airport-guide.co.uk/disabled-facilities.html  

airports United Kingdom

airport and airline information for travel to and from the Isles of Scilly https://www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/special-assistance-and-accessibility/

airports Germany

Accessible Airports information from Germany.travel https://www.germany.travel/en/ms/barrier-free-germany/what-to-know/airports.html

airlines Alaska airlines

useful video #2 from Alaska airlines Traveling with a Wheelchair or Powered Mobility Device, featuring a wheelchair user and describing the process for getting wheelchair assistance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPt7LKn8qm4

airlines:Alaska airlines

useful video #1from Alaska airlines describing the process for getting wheelchair assistance, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_txI2n_vtKE

Driving in western Europe

Welcome to the European Union and European Economic Area (EU /EEA) section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/europe/europe.htm

Around Netherlands

countryreports.org Disability Access In Netherlands https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Netherlands/accessibility.htm

Driving

USA The FIA Guide for the disabled traveller using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards around the USA http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/united_states_of_america/united_states_of_america.htm

Trier

Trier Tourismus und Marketing GmbH Barrier-free Trier comprehensive database of toilets, parking, free city tour, restaurants, scooter and powered chair hire, hotels and other accommodation options https://www.trier-info.de/home

Oktoberfest

Comprehensive information about getting to and around Oktoberfest for visitors with disabilities https://www.oktoberfest.de/en/information/service-for-visitors/disabled-access-at-the-wiesn-a-volksfest-for-all

Munster

Münster (German) city searchable database for accessibility information with accommodation, transport and eating plus other tourist services. https://www.muenster-barrierefrei.de/

Frankfurt

Frankfurt barrier-free Frankfurt brochure, accessible guided city tours, barrier free sightseeing attractions, transport et cetera https://www.frankfurt-tourismus.de/en/Frankfurt-for/Travellers-with-handicaps

Eifel

Eifel Barrierefrei (German) searchable database of various accessible options in and around this location http://www.eifel-barrierefrei.de/

Brandenburg

Barrier-free Brandenburg searchable database of accommodation, leisure activities and eating and drinking options https://www.barrierefrei-brandenburg.de/en/home/

Wheelchair services

Visit Berlin’s list of Wheelchair Service and Resources https://www.visitberlin.de/en/wheelchair-service-and-resources

Around Germany

barrier free destinations in Germany We are the Barrier-free Destinations in Germany Association. We have made it our mission to create magical holiday experiences for as many people as possible. And some of Germany’s most beautiful towns, cities and regions have joined us in our quest. https://www.leichter-reisen.info/en/

Around Germany

BarrierFree Germany Official Site with loads of really useful information on where to go, how to book, want to know what to do https://www.germany.travel/en/ms/barrier-free-germany/start/barrier-free-germany.html?gclid=COjt1fq14tMCFc2_7QodXuoAxg

Around Germany

Barrier-free travel oficial tourist informatio   https://www.germany.travel/en/barrier-free-travel/barrier-free-travel/barrier-free-travel.html

Around Germany

countryreports.org Disability Access In Germany https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Germany/accessibility.htm

Tour route

A free tour Exploring Berlin’s Neighbourhoods by Wheelchair visit this page to find the full tour details https://www.visitberlin.de/en/exploring-berlins-neighbourhoods-wheelchair

Toilets

2017 The Mobidat association has provided you with an (PDF) overview of Wall City Toilets (a brand of single user public toilets) The toilets are arranged by district and are listed with the user fee. https://www.visitberlin.de/system/files/document/wall_city_toileten.pdf

Public transport assistance service

For those who cannot travel alone, more than 20 Berlin mobility help services are at hand to help. They offer older and disabled people assistance and pushing aid, such as collection from the airport, bus station, train station or transfer or excursion and shopping trips. http://www.berliner-mobilitaetshilfedienste.de/

Public transport

The Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (Berlin Transport Company) apps (BVG, S-Bahn and VBB), will also help you with accessible connections and public toilets close to the station. They also provide information about construction sites. https://sbahn.berlin/en/

Public transport

The Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (Berlin Transport Company) apps (BVG, S-Bahn and VBB), will also help you with accessible connections and public toilets close to the station. They also provide information about construction sites. https://www.bvg.de/en/Travel-information/Mobile

Parking

(German) There are approx. 1,300 public disabled parking spaces available in Berlin. You can use them with the special parking permit for disabled people (condition: contains the code aG or BI in the disabled person’s pass). https://www.myhandicap.de/mobilitaet-behinderung/behindertenfahrzeuge/behindertenparkplatz/

Accessible city

Visit Berlin search of ‘wheelchair’ listing accommodation, bars, restaurants, theatre, swimming pools, guided tours and more! https://www.visitberlin.de/en/search?keys=wheelchair

Breda

THE NETHERLANDS POLAND FRANCE DENMARK ITALY HUNGARY SPAIN page featuring videos of EU’s Access City Award 2019 •1st Prize: Breda, The Netherlands •2nd Prize: Evreux, France •3rd Prize: Gdynia, Poland •Special mention for continuing improvement: Kaposvar. Hungary •Special mention for innovative building environment in challenging topography: Vigo. Spain & Special prize for accessibility of cultural…

Accessible places in New York City

https://foursquare.com/top-places/new-york-city/best-places-wheelchair-accessible https://www.nycgo.com/plan-your-trip/basic-information/accessibility

Oahu

gohawaii.com Oahu Special Needs Travel Tips https://www.gohawaii.com/uk/oahu/about/travel-tips/special-needs

Hawaii

Go Hawaii.co’s Accessibility information for visitors with special needs to the Hawaiian Islands contain some with the useful links about accessible beaches, beach wheelchairs, medical equipment and more as well as a Directory of Services for visitors with disabilities. https://www.gohawaii.com/trip-planning/accessibility

Hawaii

Very seriously information from the Department of Health Disability and Communication Access Board http://health.hawaii.gov/dcab/  

Around Florida

Resources for Special Needs Travel in Florida https://www.visitflorida.com/en-us/florida-events/events-activities-disabled-special-needs.html

San Diego 5

In San Diego, CA, Ocean Beach, Mission Beach, Pacific Beach and La Jolla Shores, all offer accessible beaches with wheelchairs available for visitors https://www.sandiego.gov/lifeguards/beaches/mb

San Diego 3

sandiego.org’s Disability Accessible Travel in San Diego https://www.sandiego.org/plan/visitors-information-services/accessible-traveling.aspx#07odxKjsX0ogT3e7.97

San Diego 2

Beach Wheelchairs on San Diego Beaches https://www.sandiego.org/articles/accessible/beach-wheelchairs-san-diego-beaches.aspx#Th7xYyWfTPDLobcm.97

Disneyland resort California

Official Disneyland resort California information Services for guests with mobility disabilities https://disneyland.disney.go.com/guest-services/mobility-disabilities/

Lisbon metro

Accessibility station map for Lisbon Metro https://www.metrolisboa.pt/viajar/mapas-e-diagramas/

Beaches Algarve

AlgarveUncovered,.com list of accessible beaches https://www.algarveuncovered.com/beaches/

Around Japan 7

countryreports.org Disability Access In Japan https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Japan/accessibility.htm

Toilets around Uk 2

The great British toilet map-project to map all public conveniences (one of which will be disabled toilet) https://www.toiletmap.org.uk/

Toilets around the UK 1

Changing Places Toilet Map location of Changing Places Toilets (large specially adapted for adult usage) throughout the UK http://changingplaces.uktoiletmap.org/  

Toilets mobile around the UK

UK Mobiloo – a brilliant mobile toilet vehicle with an electric hoist, adult-sized changing bench, toilet and wash basin. This vehicle goes to various events around the UK. Check their website for details of the events at which it will be. https://www.mobiloo.org.uk/

Accessible London 2

The London section of the VisitEngland Access for All website https://www.visitengland.com/plan-your-visit/access-all/easy-access-london

Oxford Visitors Guide

Accessible Oxford Guide – A guide for disabled visitors to Oxford is a publication from Oxford City Council that must be downloaded (scroll past the numerous adverts to get to the guide). https://www.oxford.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/1272/accessible_oxford_guide.pdf  

Accessible Scilly Information

The Scilly Isles tourist information pages ‘Accessible Scilly’ include some information about visiting the Scilly Isles with accessibility needs. https://www.visitislesofscilly.com/getting-around/accessible-scilly

Scilly Isles Air Travel

Airport and airline information for travel to and from the Isles of Scilly. https://www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/special-assistance-and-accessibility/

Eurostar

Information for wheelchair users using Eurostar. http://www.eurostar.com/uk-en/travel-info/travel-planning/accessibility#.U9jwlfldVLQ

Monkey World, Dorset

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre has an accessibility statement detailing the disabled facilities at the centre. https://monkeyworld.org/visit-the-centre/disabled-facilities/

Eden Project, Cornwall

2017 winner of VisitEngland’s Inclusive Tourism award, the Eden Project – the largest indoor rainforest in the world – wants to provide a great experience for all ages, abilities and backgrounds.  It has published an Accessibility Guide to the attraction.  It has a Changing Places accessible toilet (with bench and hoist). http://www.edenproject.com/visit/before-you-visit/accessibility-guide#eMMy3JJwtFlGsS1X.97

VisitEngland.com – Access For All

Plan an accessible short break with the free handy mini-guides. Great if you or a family member are disabled or have accessibility requirements. These guides were produced in 2015 with co-funding from the European Commission. https://www.visitengland.com/plan-your-visit/access-all

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park (near Glasgow): There are many paths in the National Park that provide particularly good opportunities for the less able or those looking for easy gradients and smooth surfaces in a variety of scenic locations. http://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org/things-to-do/all-abilities/

Wales Accessible Beaches

Beaches in Wales with wheelchair access. http://www.visitwales.com/explore/accessible-wales/wheelchair-access-beaches

UK Toilets

The Great British Public Toilet Map – a project to map all public conveniences, one of which will be a disabled toilet. https://greatbritishpublictoiletmap.rca.ac.uk/

Changing Places Toilets

Changing Places Toilet Map shows the location of Changing Places Toilets (large specially adapted for adult usage) throughout the UK. http://changingplaces.uktoiletmap.org/

Gothenburg

Gothenburg Tourist Centre – accessibility in Gothenburg. https://www.goteborg.com/en/accessibility-in-gothenburg/    

Catalonia

Catalonia Accessible Tourism: tourism for all http://turismeperatothom.catalunya.com/ca/

Barcelona 11

Barcelona Turisme huge collection of information about accessible Barcelona from Visit Barcelona such as where to stay, transport, where to sleep et http://www.barcelona-access.com/ACCESSIBLE/Productes-i-serveis/Productes-i-Serveis—Inicial/_qTOdJvTDy-Kf96IcYzG5hJQh2_qQjfuQqpPfuY5Esr0

Around Spain 20

TUR4all is the Accessible Tourism Mobile App and Web Page 4 venues in Spain available in 10 languages including English https://www.tur4all.com/app-ciudades-patrimonio-accesibles

Dubai Travel Blog

Disway’s blog: ‘Dubai 2020: Barrier-free, inclusive, disability-friendly’. http://www.disway.org/en/blog/3-news/115-dubai-2020-barrier-free-inclusive.html

Around Spain 12

ACCESSIBLE TOURISM gret info in Spanish (google translate?! from the Government info on Accessible restaurants. accommodation, museums and points of tourist interest etc https://www.spain.info/informacion-practica/turismo-accesible/;jsessionid=F51724A63AB9CE722E33F3F7BF10D8BF?l=en

Around Spain 4

TUR4all is the Accessible Tourism Mobile App and Web Page 4 venues in Spain available in 10 languages including English https://www.tur4all.com/app-ciudades-patrimonio-accesibles  

Disability Access In Romania

countryreports.org Disability Access In Romania https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Romania/accessibility.htm

Venice

Disabled Access Review of Venice – By John Sage https://www.sagetraveling.com/Venice-Disabled-Access Telegraph article Italy: how to see Venice in a wheel chair – https://quickvenice.com/more/wheelchairs.htm Trip Advisor – Wheelchair Accessible Water Taxis in Venice https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Travel-g187870-c3011/Venice:Italy:Venice.For.The.Disabled.html DisabledAccessHolidays.com – VENICE https://www.disabledaccessholidays.com/Holidays_For_Disabled_About_Us_Information.asp Venice Accessible Travel Packages  https://www.sagetraveling.com/venice-accessible-holiday?gclid=Cj0KEQjwx96-BRDyzY3GqcqZgcgBEiQANHd-noxRw1rCUB-imi4Z1ymtUtCi8tPTb8TLJ3di2PMh3DgaAteM8P8HAQ Venice with Wheelchair and Hand Bike (PDF) https://europeforvisitors.com/venice/pdf/2%20Venice%20with%20wheelchair%20&%20handbike.pdf Quick Venice official information – Wheelchair Travel Venice…

Around Philippines

countryreports.org Disability Access In Philippines https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Philippines/accessibility.htm

Overview New Zealand

countryreports.org Disability Access In New Zealand https://www.countryreports.org/travel/NewZealand/accessibility.htm

Around New Zealand 3

New Zealand tourism guide accessible and disability facilities throughout the country https://new-zealand.tourism.net.nz/search?w=Disability

Accommodation Auckland

2019 Travel Without Limits magazine travelstories A full guide to NZ accessible accommodation https://www.newzealand.com/uk/utilities/search/?q=accessible+accomodation

Parking Information

The Africa section of the FIA Guide for the disabled traveller has parking information on Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania. http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/africa/africa.htm

Disability Access In Tanzania

Countryreports.org has information on disability access in Tanzania. http://www.countryreports.org/travel/Tanzania/accessibility.htm

Overview New Zealand

countryreports.org Disability Access In New Zealand https://www.countryreports.org/travel/NewZealand/accessibility.htm  

Driving in Australia NZ

The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/oceania/oceania_new_zealand_and_australia.htm

Around New Zealand 6

New Zealand tourism guide accessible and disability facilities throughout the country https://new-zealand.tourism.net.nz/search?w=Disability

Accommodation 1

newzealand government’s accessible accomodation listings https://www.newzealand.com/uk/utilities/search/?q=accessible+accomodation

Around Monaco 2

Practical information about wheelchairs and bus transport in Monaco http://www.cam.mc/informations-pratiques.php?lang=en

Around Monaco 1

Accessibility map for persons of reduced mobility 2016 edition https://en.service-public-particuliers.gouv.mc/Transport-and-mobility/Access-traffic-and-parking/Persons-with-reduced-mobility/Access-map-for-people-with-reduced-mobility

Around Israel 4

access Israel: government information scheme section providing useful information for tourists with disabilities https://www.aisrael.org/?CategoryID=2276

Around Israel 2

Access in Israel: Essential information for anyone who have difficulty getting around. Created by the access Israel project Not sure how up-to-date this information is because a lot of it seems to been taken from a 2000 guidebook http://www.accessinisrael.org/

Around Finland 6

The Accessibility Centre ESKE of the Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities (FPD) is a part of FPD’s organizational work https://www.invalidiliitto.fi/esteettomyys/esteettomyyskeskus-eske

Accessible Tourism Blog

Turismo Ecuador’s blog about the advancement of accessible tourism in Ecuador. Contains some useful information about possible venues. http://turismoaccesibleec.org/blog/

Singapore Ministry of transport

Public transport and barrier free pedestrian walkways information from the Ministry of transporthttps://www.mot.gov.sg/About-MOT/Land-Transport/Accessibility/

Accessibility page from visitsingapore.com

Accessibility page from visitsingapore.com. Talks about public transport, taxis, accessible buildings and has useful links for further information sources relating to these topics.https://www.visitsingapore.com/travel-guide-tips/getting-around/accessibility/

Around Denmark 5

Government sponsored: Here you will find the names of the service providers who have joined the Accessibility Label scheme, which means that accessibility in their facilities has been registered and labelled http://www.godadgang.dk/gb/main.asp  

Around Denmark 4

countryreports.org Disability Access In Denmark https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Denmark/accessibility.htm

Around China 7

countryreports.org Disability Access In China https://www.countryreports.org/travel/china/accessibility.htm

Around China 5

countryreports.org Disability Access In China https://www.countryreports.org/travel/china/accessibility.htm

VisitSeoul.net

VisitSeoul.net is a website from the Seoul Tourism Organization which provides essential information on accessibility from Incheon airport to Seoul and getting around Seoul.http://english.visitseoul.net/essential-Info-article/Accessibility_/398

Korean air

Korean air’s Accessibility Service details https://www.koreanair.com/content/koreanair/global/en/traveling/services.html

Switzerland

Accommodation Around Switzerland This is a fantastic database of swiss accommodation with a very comprehensive accessibility section which even has a search for a pool-lift! https://hotels.swisshoteldata.ch/ Around Switzerland 2012 Wheelzoffortune Accessible Travel Videos Accessible Travel – France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Austria, Slovakia, Switzerland (Paraplegic) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUtfHWKC9m4&index=11&list=PLIgL7UlxA2UOTP4Is-9sQFlSs148Wl1O5 Berne City Guide Very comprehensive city guide specifically for wheelchair users https://www.myhandicap.com/fileadmin/myhandicap_com/web-inhalte/documents/Recreation_and_Leisure/Holidays/Berne_City_Guide.pdf Caravanning…

around quebec

Québec for all is a database of over 1,700 tourism and cultural organizations and businesses assessed by Kéroul and certified fully or partially accessible, spread across 20 regions of Québec. Looking for an inspiring, authentic and accessible destination? You’ve come to the right place! http://quebecforall.com/

Niagara 3

Accessible Niagara opening Niagara Ontario to people with mobility impairments https://accessibleniagara.com/  

Around Canada 7

Travelling with disabilities overview of information from the government of Canada particularly about airports https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/health-safety/disabilities

Around Canada 4

The Government of Canada’s Access to Travel website provides information on transportation between Canadian cities by air, rail, ferry and intercity bus, local transportation, the accessibility of airport terminals, provincial tourism and service standards. https://www.accesstotravel.gc.ca/

Victoria 2

Disability Access in Victoria, BC this page has a great collection of links to accessibility information and services such as; transportation, accessible nature trails, parking, taxis et cetera http://Disability Access in Victoria, BC this page has a great collection of links to accessibility information and services such as; transportation, accessible nature trails, parking, taxis et…

Driving in Central America and South America

The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and PlacardsWelcome to the Central and South America section of the FIA Guide for the disabled motorist. http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/central_and_south_america/central_and_south_america.htm  

Around Belize 2

countryreports.org Disability Access In Belize https://www.countryreports.org/travel/Belize/accessibility.htm  

Belgian Luxembourg

Belgium Luxembourg visitor information for PRMs https://www.luxembourg-belge.be/nl/praktisch/toerisme-handicap/index.php

Around Belgium 2

Access-iAccess-i, the accessibility information portal Access-i enables you to identify, at a glance, the level of accessibility of a building, site or event to each specific need. Each category of persons with special needs is identified by a pictogram. It is placed in a box whose color varies according to the level of accessibility of…

Flanders 2

Visit Flanders You will find a great deal of information on this website to prepare your holiday or trip according to your specific needs and requirements. You can search for a holiday accommodation, day trips, places where you can get a bite to eat or have a drink, events and so much more. Additionally, you…

Around Barbados 5

Around Barbados Fully Accessible Barbados ‘FAB’ programme is an initiative of the Barbados Council for the Disabled http://fullyaccessiblebarbados.com/

Salzburg 2

zburg.info laSbrochure Salzburg without barriers (only in German) https://www.salzburg.info/en/travel-info/brochures

Around Austria 4

Austria.info Accessible travel in Austria https://www.austria.info/uk/service-facts/accessible-travel  

Upper Austria

Barrier-free holidays in Upper Austria https://www.upperaustria.com/en  

Western Australia

You’re Welcome – AccessWA, a West Australian access guide for people with disability and seniors https://www.accesswa.com.au/

Victoria Parks

Victoria Parks accessibility and inclusion in the parks https://parkweb.vic.gov.au/visit/improving-park-access-for-all

Adelaide 2

Adelaide metro Accessibility & Disability https://www.adelaidemetro.com.au/Using-Adelaide-Metro/Accessibility-Disability  

Adelaide 1

The Access Adelaide Guide includes information for people with disabilities to get to Adelaide; to travel in and around the city; and to find places to enjoy. It also includes contact details for organisations with further information. https://www.cityofadelaide.com.au/transport-parking/parking/accessible-parking/

Toilets

National Public Toilet Map information on over 16,000 publicly available toilets across Australia, including accessibility, opening hours and facilities, such as showers & baby change. https://toiletmap.gov.au/  

Driving

Driving in Australia NZ The FIA Guide for the disabled motorist using Parking Permits, Cards and Placards http://www.disabledmotorists.eu/en/world_map/oceania/oceania_new_zealand_and_australia.htm

Arts

Arts Access Australia (AAA) is the peak national body for arts and disability. Have a look through our website for news, connections and information about the vibrant Australian arts and disability sector https://artsaccessaustralia.org/  

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