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The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain


Make the most of the glorious weather this summer with inclusive days out inspiration from The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain. A wide range of top accessible attractions throughout the UK feature in the inspiring new guide to encourage people with diverse needs to enjoy a family day out during the holidays.The revamped The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain, now in its 10th year, offers reviews and details of ramps, accessible toilets, and parking spaces for visitors with more hidden conditions such as autism and mental illness. The guide includes reviews of over 180 venues, including great outdoor escapes such as:

Rough Guide to Accessible Britain
The Dales Way

Broads Tours in Norfolk organises a range of accessible cruises, which promise visits to the UK’s most important wetlands as well as sightings of spectacular wildlife, such as kingfishers and otters. The one to two hour long boat trip includes professional commentaries explaining the history of Norfolk Broads. Soak up the summer sun, snap images of birdlife, and snack at the on-board bar in this beautiful part of the country.

For more ideas of how to enjoy Britain this summer, read Walking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.

A great day out for all the family, explore the outdoors and enjoy a breath of fresh air amongst pine trees of Cairngorms National Park, Landmark Forest Adventure Park. The grounds in Inverness-shire offer numerous activities and rides for kids including a fully accessible Treetop Trail through the forest canopy and a Wildlife Feeding Area. Adrenaline junkies will thrive on the fifty-foot skydive jump, Wild Water Coaster rides, and Timber Trail rollercoaster.

Avoid the scorching sun and escape inside Sandcastle Waterpark in Blackpool, the UK’s largest indoor waterpark. The venue is jam-packed with 18 waterslides, pools and a wave-machine set in an 84 degree tropical climate. This award-winning accessible attraction will satisfy the needs of both adult and child thrill seekers alike with its stirring waterchutes and tempting Sea Breeze Spa.

The refreshed and enhanced The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is available online at Cover Photo: Forest of Dean – © Clint Randall.

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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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