Finding an accessible, family-friendly day out in the south east is now even easier with some of the region’s best accessible attractions reviewed on The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain: Family Days Out microsite.
The Family Days Out microsite is created by the same team that brought you the award winning Rough Guide to Accessible Britain and is a compilation of the best accessible outings from around the country, suitable for the whole family – granny and granddad included!
The website features reviews of accessible family-friendly attractions including SNO!zone @ Xscape in Milton Keynes, perfect for year-round indoor skiing and snowboarding, with Disability Snowsport UK providing specialised lessons and Silent Snow operating sessions for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Experience the thrill of safari and get up close to rhino, African elephants and wild dogs at Port Lympne Reserve.
Harry Potter fans can head to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter and marvel at the costumes, props, models and amazing wizardry of the world of Hogwarts. The attraction has ample disabled parking bays, level access to the ticket offices and entrance lobby as well as good access throughout the studio tour. Explore the brand new attraction – the Hogwarts Express steam engine and a recreation of Platform 9 ¾, Dumbledore’s tower office, the Gryffindor dormitory and even fly a broomstick via the green-screen experience.
The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain and the Family Days Out microsite have been developed in association with Motability Operations, the company that operates the Motability Car Scheme for disabled people. These online reviews contain all the must-have accessibility information needed to enjoy a great day out. The guide also features the Days Out Blog which features first person experiences of a growing selection of accessible days out across the country, written by tourism professionals, disability experts and Rough Guide to Accessible Britain fans.
The fully refreshed Family Days Out reviews feature over 100 ideas for accessible days out, including 10 brand new additions. The new reviews of popular attractions will excite and delight children of all ages. Each attraction has been visited by disabled people and their families and alongside information about the venue such as opening times and entrance fees, each review also includes details on the accessibility features and what to expect on your day out.
The website’s reviews are grouped by region, type of attraction and accessibility requirement, making the guide easy to navigate and helping you find the most suitable attraction depending on your location and particular interests. As well as hints and tips on each attraction, there’s advice from Battersea Dogs and Cats home on the ‘Woof Stuff!’ page on how to keep your dog safe on days out to ensure that all members of the family have fun.