Remember, Remember… firework displays from the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain


Wrap up in your winter warmers this Guy Fawkes Night and head to some of the UK’s favourite accessible attractions for some firework fun.

The online guide features reviews of accessible attractions across the UK including the town of St Albans in Hertfordshire, where there will be a Firework Spectacular at Verulamium Park. The display raises money for local and national charities and has been around for twenty-five years, all proceeds raised from ticket sales this year will go toSpecial Olympics St Albans.

Visit Chatsworth House for the annual blazing bonfire and firework display, this year the first display will be Disney-themed. As well as the fireworks, prepare to be amazed by live ice carving, stilt walkers and a live band. Those in London can kick back and enjoy Battersea Park’s firework display. The annual event is a great night for families and this year’s display will be set to ‘music made by legends’ – perfect for listening to great music while experiencing the bright colours light up the sky.

The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain has been developed in association with Motability Operations Ltd, 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 website also features the Days Out Blog which has first-person experiences of accessible days out across the country, written by disability experts, tourism professionals and Rough Guide to Accessible Britain fans.

The website also offers fans of the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain the chance to submit their own reviews for places they have visited or great days out they’ve experienced. Visitors to the website can read reviews by other readers; download a free activity pack to keep kids entertained on long journeys and access special offer vouchers too. The online format allows readers to easily browse through the Guide and simply select chosen chapters and reviews to read and print – ideal when planning days out. Added benefits to the online format include direct links to attraction websites and pre-populated Google maps for the Scenic Drive routes.

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Events information (see individual attraction websites for more details) 

  • St Albans Firework Spectacular is taking place on 5 November.  Gates open at 6pm. And tickets cost £7.00 for Adults and £4.00 for Children under 16, with free entry for children 3 and under
  • Chatsworth House’ firework display takes place on 6 November from 6pm and costs £12.50 for adults and £8.50 for children
  • Battersea Park firework display takes place on 5 November with a bonfire starting at 7:30pm and fireworks starting at 8pm

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