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Best Places in the UK for Accessible Holidays

The new normal may allow us to go out to some of the places around the UK. However, it’s going to be challenging especially for those with physical disabilities. It’s a good thing there are places in the country that are accessible. You will be able to get some fresh air and enjoy scenic views and experience art and culture once more.

Sky Den, Northumberland, Hexham

The Sky Den is an innovative design featuring a modern treehouse in the middle of the woods. you will enjoy the outdoors as well as the breathtaking view of Northumberland’s Kielder Water and Forest Park. This accessible place by George Clarke also holds a multifunctional space. Activities including building one’s self-esteem and self-worth as well as independence can be enjoyed here.

Silver Birch Cabin

The cabins were designed to be socially distant from one another. If you aren’t in a hurry to join crowds of people, then this getaway is among the best places that you can go to when in the UK. Silver Birch Cabins are situated at 11 locations across the country. You can find one in Cornwall that would best suit your holiday requirement.

British Museum

The British Museum is a top attraction in the country. It is also accessible for those who are physically challenged. visitors can enjoy exhibits featuring art pieces coming from Greece, America and even the Middle East. Disabled visitors did not need to worry as the main entrance located in front of Great Russell Street is equipped with a wheelchair lift that can be self operated. Their carers or companions can also go inside for free.

Trevassack Lake

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Just because someone has disabilities does not mean they shouldn’t enjoy outdoor activities. The recently opened activity centre from Trevassack Holidays features accessible holiday accommodation, located beside a lake offering fantastic watersports activities for diabled, as well as able-bodied visitors. Located on the Lizard Peninsula, near Helston in Cornwall, it’s an amazing place to visit in the UK for an accessible holiday.

Tower Bridge

Another accessible place to visit in the UK is the Tower Bridge. It is among the country’s most iconic landmarks that holds a magnificent sight. This place opened in 1894. It is best known for its beautiful picturesque views. You can take lifts to be able to reach all levels of the tower. Those who use wheelchairs can also access the engine room by using the router just on the south side of the building. Toilets are also accessible throughout the facility.

Eden Project

Ever heard of an indoor forest? Cornwall’s largest, the Eden Project, has been a popular place for visitors to enjoy the feeling of rainforest environments. The setting of this is derived from Southeast Asia, West Africa and Tropical South America rainforests. Exotic plants can be found here and can be enjoyed by many visitors including people who are physically challenged. Powdered wheelchairs and manuals are free of charge. Carers and companions of disabled visitors are also free admission. Toilets can also be easily accessed within the building.

Brighton Dome

The Brighton Dome is composed of three big venues. This includes The Corn Exchange, Concert Hall and Theatre. If you are interested in arts and culture then this place can be perfect for you. This place is highly accessible with lifts and audio devices that can help disabled visitors to easily park their vehicles. The concert hall can accommodate up to 1700 people. There is also a designated area where wheelchairs and mobility buggies can be placed with easy access to facilities including the toilet.

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