The UK has many amazing destinations for mini city breaks and days out with countless things to see and do. With summer just around the corner, we have listed below some of the most accessible cities to visit.
Being Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow does not disappoint in terms of also being one of the best cities in the world. Packed with culture, history, an exciting selection of shops, museums and galleries, music venues, restaurants and stunning architecture. Glasgow is a city not to be missed and is brimming with accessible things to do.
Why not visit the wheelchair accessible Riverside museum? It has plenty of open space throughout the displays as well as wheelchair lifts to see the inside of the trains.
Kelvington Art Gallery is another accessible museum in Glasgow offering free guided tours, hearing loops, disabled parking and accessible toilets.
The capital city of Wales and one of the largest cities in the UK, Cardiff has developed into a culturally diverse city with an interesting mix of old and new buildings. Large modern shopping centres and the old Victorian building is Cardiff Market has been around since the 1700s selling a range of products. For more culture and entertainment, head to the Cardiff Bay area and visit the home to the arts, Wales Millennium Centre. With a changing places toilet, impressive architecture and a range of performances including musicals, ballet, opera, comedy and more, there will be something to meet everyone’s interests.
Cardiff Harbour Tours also offer a wheel-chair friendly cruise.
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Belfast is fast becoming one of the most exciting destinations for a city break. Known as the birthplace of the famous RMS Titanic, you can now enjoy a wheelchair accessible tour and learn all about the history, explore the shipyard, decks and interactive galleries at Titanic Belfast. Wheelchair users also have the option to enjoy the Shipyard Ride as well as multi-sensory tours with audio and printed tours available with visitors with hearing or visual impairments.
Liverpool is a city known for its music and most famously, the musical talents to hail from the area, The Beatles. There are a number of exciting attractions in the area, including The Beatles Story with several accessibility features including lifts, inductions loops, sign language assistance and accessible toilets. Despite there being many older buildings and cobblestone in some areas, Liverpool is becoming more accessible, especially the newly regenerated areas. The World Museum, Liverpool Cathedral, a walk along the waterfront and the Mersey Ferry are also fun accessible attractions in Liverpool.