4 UK Locations That Are Truly Accessible for Everyone

November 27, 2015, In: Travel
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There’s absolutely no doubt over the fact that traveling is one of the most interesting, life-changing and fascinating things one can do with his/her spare time. And thankfully, the UK has plenty of amazing spots you can visit whoever you are and wherever you come from.

When you have a disability though, it may seem that you need to refrain yourself from traveling and that this isn’t the kind of thing you can actually do. But you know what? There’s nothing farther from the reality – and the United Kingdom knows this very well. There are plenty of amazing places you can visit in good ol’ UK that are affordable and accessible for people with disabilities. Here are 4 of our favourite ones:

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The Bristol Science-Centre

If you are passionate about science and if you want to visit a museum that will provide you with a lot of interesting things to see and do, the Bristol Science-Centre is one of the best locations in the UK you could choose. Well-built both as architecture and as the topics it covers, this museum offers lift access to all its floors, as well as special parking and toilets for people with disabilities. Extra tip: visit the 3-D Planetarium, it is absolutely awesome!

The Royal Air Force Museum in London

Fascinated with the air force? London has a museum built especially for those like you! Interesting and educational from all points of view, the Royal Air Force Museum in London will definitely provide you with everything you need so that you have the time of your life on your trip there. From an architecture that’s level throughout the entire museum to historical air force pieces dating as far back as the First World War, you will definitely feel that you have invested your time in a great thing by visiting this place.

Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh

Ever wanted to have been there when Earth’s geological foundations were built? Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh uses the latest technology and it gets you right there, watching the most amazing and awe-inspiring show on the planet: that of how it took shape from the very beginning. The entire place is designed to keep disabled persons in mind, so everyone can visit it and have a really great time there.

Giant’s Causeway in Antrim

Sure, it may not seem that basalt columns are very disability-friendly, but the truth may actually surprise you. The Giant’s Causeway offers disabled persons a top-notch destination where they can truly enjoy one of Mother Nature’s most spectacular UK creations: the Antrim basalt columns. So if you are yearning for a really beautiful and inspiring place and if you want to feel really comfortable and safe there, this is definitely the spot to go for. You will love it so much!

The United Kingdom has a lot of accessible places – and from all points of view. With a bit of research, you will be able to get the most of what Great Britain has to offer. Companies like Allied Mobility offer a brilliant range of wheelchair accessible vehicles and cars for sale and for rent so no one has to miss out on the UK’s must see attractions and you’ll definitely make for some really amazing memories too!

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Sophia

I wanted a website that encompassed everything being a modern, independent woman is for me. Savvy Dames are women who are independent, chase their dreams, connected with technology, focused on their health and fitness and love to travel. Maybe you're not quite there yet, but working towards it. This blog is a resource for expert Savvy Dames, to works in progress. Feel free to browse my blog posts or drop me a note. I hope you enjoy my blog.

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