Clevedon Road, Wraxall, Bristol BS48 1PG
We are working to ensure access for everyone and although Noah's Ark is built on a working farm, most areas are wheelchair accessible. We are now partnered with Bristol's Mobility Centre and now have a limited number of wheelchairs available to hire for free. We also have mobility scooters for available for a £10 hire charge. Please contact us if you wish to book one in advance! Noah's Ark is working on a long term 'Ark for All' plan, the first stage of which has been completed and was opened on 25th July, 2019 by Paralympian Andy Lewis. The new facilities include a Changing Places toilet, complete with hoist and changing bed, accessible play equipment including a wheelchair accessible roundabout and child-friendly accessible signage.
The Ark Arena has a Hearing Induction Loop installed. We have a loud, clear PA system and make use of visual aids including highlighted steps, high contrast signs and painted picnic tables.
We are working alongside our visitors to provide a more accessible zoo, we would love to hear your feedback about how we could make your visit easier.
Minehead, Somerset TA24 5BGThe West Somerset Railway welcomes passengers who have a disability and any accompanying assistance dogs. We are working hard to improve our accessibility and already have three accessible coaches available to us. We intend to have at least two of these coaches in service all year round. There is no need to pre-book but it might be a good idea to contact us and enquire which services our accessible coaches will be part of if you will require one fo our accessible coaches. If you are travelling as part of a group who have more than 3 wheelchairs, please contact us and let us know which services you intend to travel on so that we can we have sufficient accessibility on your elected services.
If your mobility is limited, most of the stations along the West Somerset Railway are accessible to you. The one station without easy access is Doniford Halt which has a small uneven gravel path leading down from a road embankment with gated entrance (and no car parking).
We have disabled/accessible toilets at:
Wraxall, Bristol North Somerset BS48 1NX
Dunster, Minehead, Somerset TA24 6SK
Cheddon Fitzpaine,Taunton, Somerset BS48 1NX
We have a four wheel All-Terrain ‘Tramper’ mobility scooter available for hire at £6 per two hour slot. Please pre-book this in advance by calling 01823 413923 (payment is required to secure booking). The tramper scheme is operated by Countryside Mobility, and they require any non-members of the scheme to join for a one-off fee of £2.50.
Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset BA22 7LH
Haynes International Motor Museum, Somerset’s multi award winning motor museum, offers an enlightening and fun packed day out for the family and enthusiasts with over 400 exhibits. Situated just off the A303 with a large free car park Haynes International Motor Museum is generally a ground floor attraction with plenty of hands-on exhibits and historical collections that will surprise and delight all ages and an exciting programme of events and activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy. • Our first floor Motorcycle Mezzanine level has lift access • Manual and electric wheelchairs are available to borrow free of charge from reception (advanced booking is advised) • There are accessible toilets in our main reception area, at the AA display and in the Supercar Century • Assistance Dogs are very welcome and a water bowl is available for use on the café terrace • A portable induction loop is available from reception (advanced booking is advised) • We look forward to welcoming you. If you have any queries or require any assistance please telephone 01963 440804 or email – email@example.com.
RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset
Accessibility is important to us. There is a ground level entrance for use by those with limited mobility. 95% of the Museum is fully accessible by those in wheelchairs and the Museum has a number of wheelchairs freely available for the use of visitors. (Pre-booking is advisable, please ring 01935 842600) There are lifts giving access to most first floor exhibits.
The areas of restricted access are inside the fuselage of Concorde, the ‘Brush with War' art gallery and the Merlin Exhibition.
Hearing "induction loops" are installed at the Ticket Desk, Information Office and on audio information points in Halls One and Four.
The Museum has easy access toilets and baby changing facilities.
Carer 1:1 FREE
Claverton Manor, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7BD
We’ve teamed up with Countryside Mobility and are pleased to provide a Tramper, to make our gardens and outdoor spaces even more accessible.
As we only have one Tramper, you must book this in advance by calling 01225 460503 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org during normal opening hours (10am -4pm Tuesday to Sunday).
You might be able to use the Tramper without pre-booking but we cannot guarantee this.
We don’t charge for hiring the Tramper but you do have to sign up to the Countryside Mobility membership. You can then use your membership at all other Countryside Mobility Tramper destinations.
We recommend that you read the medical and health information and terms and conditions of use before getting arriving as this will help you to assess whether you’ll be able to use the Tramper, and will save you time when registering for membership.
Broomfield, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 2EQ
Hidden away in the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Trust Fyne Court, this is the perfect place to come to relax in the countryside yet only a few miles from Taunton and Bridgwater. The all-terrain mobility scooter (Tramper) can be hired to explore a choice of 2 woodland walks and to access the walled garden. Return to the cosy cafe for lunch or treat yourself to a cream tea.
Fyne Court, where the Tramper is hired from, has a small information room to find out more about the history and points of interest of the site.
There is no hire fee at this location for using the Tramper but there is a small payment for car parking if you are not a National Trust member.
Wheelchair friendly boat going between Bath and Bathampton on the Kennett & Avon Canal. Every weekend between April & October, more frequently during the Summer holidays. See website for detailed access information.
Beautiful gardens, tea room, nursery & Gift Shop..
We have toilet facilities, including one for disabled and wheelchair users. Wheelchairs We have a motorised scooter available to borrow from our Visitor Reception, on a first-come first-served basis, at no charge. People are welcome to bring their own motorised wheelchairs or scooters, but please be advised that this is at your own risk.
Level entry through electronic doors (to the left of the main entrance)
For a comprehensive access guide to the museum, please see the Disabled Go website.
See the last Concorde to ever fly and lots of other interesting exhibits. Access lift to enable disabled guests to see through the front seating area of Concorde. Tickets enable you to enjoy free day return visits for one year from the date of first use. Carers go free. The museum has easy access toilets, and disabled changing facilities registered with Changing Places. The museum has two wheelchairs available for visitor use (booking is advisable, please call us on 01179 315 315 and select option 1 or email email@example.com to book for free).
Great Western Dockyard, Bristol
Visitors with limited mobility and wheelchair users
The Dry Dock, Dockyard Museum, Brunel Institute and the ship are fully accessible for wheel chair users.
To avoid the uneven cobblestones through the main gate we have an alternative entrance by the Harbourside Kitchen.
As some cabins are too narrow for standard wheelchairs we have special wheelchairs available for visitors to use free of charge. Companion or assistant
(accompanying a paying visitor who is disabled)
Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA.
Carers: Free admission
We have two manual wheelchairs and two mobility scooters available at the Zoo entrance for hire. They must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. There is no hire charge for the manual wheelchairs and a £5.00 charge (£2.50 for members) with a deposit of £10 for the mobility scooter. Please call 0117 428 5300 to reserve one. Please note that mobility scooters cannot be hired by anyone under the age of 16 or over 18 stone.
We have six unisex accessible toilets located throughout our site. As mentioned above, our zoo is over 180 years old and as such, we have had to fit some of our toilets into existing buildings, so they are odd shapes. The largest accessible toilet is located near the Butterfly Forest entrance and has a hoist. https://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/visitor-information/facilities-and-accessibility
Brompton Regis, Dulverton TA22 9NU
Our Wheelyboat provides the opportunity for less able visitors to get out on the water. This wheelchair friendly boat allows visitors to the lake to benefit from a variety of inclusive activities such as pleasure boating, trout fishing and nature watching.
You will need to have training prior to hiring the Wheelyboat – this is at no additional cost. Please contact us directly on 01398 371460 to book.
A Tramper mobility scooter is available for hire at Wimbleball Lake, generously supplied by The Countryside Mobility Scheme.
Enjoy the outdoors independently with the use of the Tramper, available to hire for only £2.50 per hour. Our Tramper allows less mobile visitors to explore the lake and can be hired out through the Activity Centre on 01398 371460. Tramper hire may be possible on arrival if staff are present but this cannot be guaranteed.
Brean, Somerset, TA8 2RS
Two all-terrain mobility scooters that can go ‘off road’ are available to hire at Brean Down. So even if you have difficulty walking, you can still enjoy a great day out and amazing views with the family.
The tramper is an electric all-terrain mobility scooter designed specifically to cover rough ground and grass safely. It can go up and down slopes, over bumps and tree roots, through shallow puddles, mud and soft ground.
The tramper can be used to explore and travel to the top of the 100m high down. This route is open all year (weather dependanet). Once at the top of the Down, you will be rewarded with views across the English Channel, and on a clear day you could spot Wales.
Bath Road, Bristol BS30 6HD
At the Avon Valley Railway we believe everyone should have an enjoyable visit, and feel comfortable and safe whilst doing so. If you are a wheelchair user, have any problem which makes getting around difficult, or perhaps you’re a carer for someone else, we’d be happy to help you plan your day. Just give us a call and we’ll do our best to help.
Our specially-modified guard’s brake-van carriage has been fitted out with a spacious area for wheelchairs, comfortable seating for carers or friends, and ramps to make boarding simple. Our platforms have ramps – to street level, as well as the usual ones you find at the end of most railway platforms. We also have disabled toilet facilities available in our Buffet.
Abbey Church Yard, Bath BA1 1LZ
Access statement for Thermae Bath Spa.
Glastonbury, BA6 8DD
Holy well with many legends attributed to its waters. An inspirational, tranquil place. Electric mobility scooter is available for use. Comprehensive accessibility information is on the website.
Locking Moor Road, Weston-Super-Mare BS24 8PP
The world's largest dedicated helicopter museum. Over 80 displayed aircraft-interactive zone & film theatre. Wheelchair access throughout, café, ideal wet weather attraction. Special events throughout the year.
The One Stop Shop, 3-4 Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JQ
We recommend that you book in advance. Please bring proof of identity when collecting your vehicle. We’ll show you how to operate the vehicle safely, and you’ll have a chance to practise before taking it out on your own.
FOP No 2 LP, Clarks Village, Farm Road, Street BA16 0BB
Our free of charge Shopmobility service is available from 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday and 10am - 5pm, Sunday.
If you require a scooter or wheelchair whilst visiting us, we strongly recommend that you pre-book and register before the date of your arrival so that our Guest Services Team can help you arrange this service ready for your visit and to avoid disappointment during peak periods.
On the day of your visit, friends and family are welcome to collect your pre-booked scooter or wheelchair from The Grange Entrance and take it back to the car park. If you're travelling alone or will find it difficult to collect your scooter or wheelchair, please call Guest Services on 07392154915 when you arrive, giving them your name, telephone number and location of the car park. Our Guest Services Team will then arrange to bring your scooter or wheelchair to you as soon as possible (please bear with us during peak periods).
The Grange Entrance is adjacent to the main Clarks Village carpark off the A39 and offers easy access to the Shopmobility service.
Quedam Shopping Centre, Basement Car Park Lobby, Yeovil BA20 1EY