Sunday, October 22, 2017

Accessible Countryside Walks Routes for the Disabled

Access to the countryside for people with disabilities, especially wheelchair users and those with mobility problems is often difficult if not impossible, as a wheelchair user since 1976 I can say this with confidence as I recall cracking my head open once on a cattle grid but that's another story!  Access to the countryside is however improving albeit slowly. Find a selection of countryside walks accessible to wheelchair users and others with mobility problems listed below.  Ableize has not visited these locations so it would be advisable to contact the individual sites if you are unsure of their levels of access, that said we will only list countryside disabled access sites that appear professional and from a reliable source.

If you know of any other routes or country walk suitable and accessible for the disabled please suggest them here and help spread the word to others with disabilities that would like to enjoy the countryside.
 

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  • Undertakes the sale and rental of evac evacuation and transit chairs to assist with safe evacuation from multi storey buildings for the disabled...
  • Enjoy a canal boat holiday specially equipped for disabled people and their families with wheelchair accessible ramps, hydraulic lifts, hoist...
  • Provides a range of care and support services throughout Northamptonshire for adults with disabilities and older people. Aspiring to provide the...
  • Sells wide fitting shoes and orthopedic shoes with special orthotic insole inserts. Shoes are extra wide width and large with sizes available up to...
  • Support the campaign for accessible changing facilities away from home for adults and children that need lifting, making changes to disabled WCs...
  • One of the largest providers of mobility products in the UK. Offers an exciting and comprehensive range of products from mobility scooters, walking...
  • Osteopathic approved pain relieving supports and solutions for all back, shoulder, neck, knee, wrist and arm pain with free UK delivery and 30 day...
  • The Online College of Art & Design offer wheelchair users online qualifications in Art & Design. These qualifications are nationally and...
  • Kuradocs is an on line tool that allows you to manage and store the multitude of information required for care, medical visits, education, form...
  • Buy your adjustable bed or riser recliner from the most reputable UK supplier. Willowbrook British made quality adjustable beds and riser recliner...

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Accessible Countryside for Everyone

Online guide to accessible parks, routes and trails throughout England and Wales.

Accessible Hampshire

Details of woodland areas and parks as well as scenic canal routes and access to open spaces throughout Hampshire. Also provides details of wheelchair town wall and how to enjoy the New Forest. Includes downloadable maps and leaflets.

Clay Trails of Cornwall

Details of Cornwall's miles of scenic clay tips and pits, created by the 250 year old clay mining industry. View details of wheelchair and mobility scooter access with images and routes.

Countryside Mobility South West

Working to improve access to the countryside for people with limited mobility living in and visiting the South West region. Site offers details of all-terrain wheelchair hire, wheelyboats with related countryside access news and events details.

Disabled Access to the Countryside - Wrexham

Highlights the problems of disabled access around the Wrexhan countryside with details of steps being taken by the local council plus accessible walks downloads.

Easy Access To the Kent Countryside

Providing details of how to enjoy the beauty of Kent with varying landscapes and outstanding scenery. Site provides details of accessible route maps, walks for all and country parks as well as providing information about riding for the disabled.

Easy Access to the Sussex Countryside

Highlights access to the Sussex countryside for those with disabilities plus links of interest.

The Fieldfare Trust

A charity that works with disabled to help improve access to the countryside for all disabilities. View case studies, publications and a good access guide.

The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

A comprehensive downloadable PDF guide to accessible routes throughout Britain offering countryside disabled access. Includes regional venue listings and details accessible days out for wheelchair and mobility scooter users. A must read site for disabled countryside access.

Walks with Wheelchair

The only UK web-site totally dedicated to providing free information on routes that are suitable for wheelchair users throughout the UK.

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