Spring into action with The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

rough-guide-accessibleThis spring take time to explore the UK’s gardens, beaches and endless wildlife with The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain.

The online guide features reviews of accessible attractions such as Yorkshire Wildlife Park in south Yorkshire. Most of the animals are allowed to wander around the park freely, so visitors can get up close to a wide range of animals including llamas, monkeys and wallabies, while infamous big cats can be viewed from raised, wheelchair accessible walkways. The little ones can also enjoy the Adventure Park and indoor Play Barn.

For those in the East Midlands, see spring flowers at their best at the Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland. A Collection of 38 small gardens set in eight-acres of land; it was once home to BBC’s Gardener’s World. With everything you could want to see, whether you’re green-fingered or not, from rose gardens and fruit orchards to an abundantly stocked Japanese garden, there is plenty to discover. Or for those who fancy something slightly more adventurous, head to Devon’s Tarka Trail and Tunnel Beaches. A great way to explore the grey sand shingle beaches of Devon, through secluded tracks and tunnels that were originally popular with Victorians, the beach is now lots of fun for children with inflatables.

The fourth edition of The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is available to view for free online, with plenty of new ideas for accessible trips. Each review contains hints and tips from the Rough Guides team of disabled reviewers who visited each venue, looking for well thought out accessibility features and unique attractions, both of which contribute to making a great day out.

The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain series has been developed in association with Motability, the leading car scheme for disabled people. These online reviews contain all the accessibility information you need to enjoy a great day out.

For more information please visit accessibleguide.co.uk, follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/accessibleguide, or find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/accessibleguide.

Passionate for telling it like it is, Rough Guides has been inspiring travellers to explore the globe since 1982. A leading travel content provider, Rough Guide content is available in our award winning guidebooks, inspirational gift books, innovative mobile apps, ebooks and in bespoke custom publishing guides and digital products. From maps and phrasebooks to round the world planners and pocket city guides, there’s a Rough Guide to suit everyone. We have over 250 authors and contributors and pride ourselves on accurate, up-to-date information and informed, contemporary writing. www.roughguides.com

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