United Kingdom - Visitors' Information

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  • Heathrow Airport Guide. Facilities for those needing Special Assistance

    Heathrow Airport Guide. Facilities for those needing Special Assistance - London Heathrow Airport is reasonably friendly to disabled people and those needing special assistance. All terminals offer: Ramps, Wider access pathways, Telephones at a height accessible to wheelchair users, Disabled toilet facilities, Assistance points with induction loops, Reserved seating for disabled people in check-in areas. For general advice and information regarding the special assistance facilities at Heathrow Airport call +44 (0)844 335 1801 or the Heathrow minicom service for deaf or hard of hearing on +44 (0)20 8745 7950. The webpage also contains information about the various facilities at the terminals, including: General Tips for passengers travelling with a disability, Parking, In The Terminal, Locations of Special Assistance areas, Special Assistance Bus.

  • Access in London (Guide book)

    Access in London is a well established and well researched guide, published in 1984, 1989, 1996, 2003 and 2014. Nearly all of the information is collected by visit, and it reflects the experiences of disabled people who want to get around. It is part of a series published by Pauline Hephaistos Survey Projects since the 1970s to places as diverse as Paris, Israel and the Palestinian Authority, Jersey, Norway, Brittany and the Loire Valley. The guide is available as a book or can be downloaded from the website. If you want a copy of the book, go to Contact us.

  • Changing Places - (Toilets)

    Thousands of people need the Changing Places toilets that would help them to enjoy the day to day activities many of us take for granted. The Changing Places Consortium has launched its campaign on behalf of those people who cannot use standard accessible toilets. This includes people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and their carers, as well as many other disabled people.

  • "OpenBritain" - On-line and Printed Access Guide for Visitors

    Open Britain is the new definitive guide for the traveller with access needs - everything you need to explore and enjoy Britain to the full. (1st edition, expected publication date: Autumn 2009). Open Britain provides a guide book and web site for people with disabilities and special access requirements. Open Britain is a national symbol for disabled access information, developed by 3 leading charities for the disabled in partnership with the AA.

  • enabledlondon

    The enabledlondon website is produced by a group of people using their different skills to share information and make positive changes for disabled people. It provides an on-line access guide to going out in London, helping people to make informed choices by giving clear and full information.

  • Access Cambridge

    Providing disability access information for leisure and entertainment facilities in Cambridge and the surrounding area. Useful for anyone with reduced mobility, visual impairment, hearing impairment, elderly bones, or any other access need.

  • Disabled Holiday Information

    Organisation providing information about accessible tourism.

  • Manchester

    Lists of places which, according to an independent access survey of selected establishments, provide basic independent access to key facilities, across a range of impairments.

  • Accessible South West

    Access information for visitors to the South West of England

  • Cheshire for All

    This directory provides a source of access information on Cheshire, for disabled people, their families & friends

  • Door to Door

    Door to Door is a transport and travel website which gives disabled people and less mobile information about transport and advice about travelling using all forms of transport.

  • VisitWales

    Visit Wales Information Site

  • Visit Scotland

    To allow everyone to experience the best that Scotland has to offer, VisitScotland is committed to providing information regarding accessible accommodation and attractions across the country

  • National Quality Assurance Standards

    A quality assurance rating provides an independent assessment of what a guest can expect to find. Whatever the size of accommodation or the facilities offered, it gives an invaluable guarantee that a guest's stay will meet your expectations.