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Wheelchair friendly day trips

Wheelchair friendly day trips

Living with physical disabilities may leave you limited but it does not mean that you should spend your life, staring at the four walls of your room. Going out, seeing new things and having new experiences go a long way in improving mental and physical health of people living with physical disabilities. Hence, it is important for everyone (including the people living with physical disabilities) to go out. However, accessibility may be a problem. Basically, going out is pretty easy for people without disabilities. For people living with disabilities, a lot of factors must be considered and planned for.

For this reason, it is important to properly plan out outings for people living with physical disabilities. If this is done, there are no shortage of accessible places to visit around the UK.

How To Plan Accessible Day Trips



For a successful day trip for people living with physical disabilities, it is important that certain structures are put in place. Some of them are;

1. Wheelchair Accessible Entrance: it is important that while organizing day trips for people living with physical disabilities, wheelchair accessibility is considered. The destination in mind has to be equipped enough to be wheelchair friendly.

2. Accessible Toilets: Toilets and other such facilities should be easily accessible to people living with physical disabilities. Toilets may be equipped with a changing bench and a hoist for people who needs to hoist themselves unto the toilet seat.

3. Disabled parking space: There should be special parking spaces for people living with physical disabilities.

The Best And Most Wheelchair Friendly Day Trips In The UK



There are several locations in the United Kingdom that are accessible and interesting enough to pique the interest of people living with physical disabilities. Some of them are;

1. The St Fagans National History Museum in Cardiff



The Museum is equipped with car parking spaces and ramps dedicated to the people living with physical disabilities who visit. There is also a motorized disabled tour vehicle that is made available for conveying people living with physical disabilities all around the site.

2. The Mac in Belfast



This is a more art related destination. It offers music, dance, theatre and art for everyone. It is equipped with accessible seating and wheelchair friendly environment.

3. Kelsingrove Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow



This is fully outfitted with wheelchair accessible entrances and aisles. They also make other provisions for the deaf by employing staffs who are versed in British Sign Language.


4. The Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh.




They ensure the satisfaction of visitors who are living with physical disabilities by providing wheelchairs to aid their movements.

5. Caernarfon Castle in North-west Wales



This is a historical landmark. It is equipped with ramps which allow wheelchair users reach the inner parts of the castle. It is completely accessible for people living with disabilities and here's the icing on the cake; it is completely free for them and their caterers too!!