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Central England / Midlands

This page will cover Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire

These are general websites which have details of some accessible places or walks that may or may not be listed on our County pages.

A collection of 2km and 5km walks all over Birmingham - Many of the routes are accessible for those with a disability or for families with pushchairs.

Access Peak Project - "Access Peak is a series of videos showing how wheelchair users and people with other mobility problems can enjoy the Peak District."

Cotswolds AONB (walks on wheels) - Walks on Wheels is a series of fifteen short routes throughout the Cotswolds AONB that can be explored by users of wheelchairs, power scooters and children's buggies.

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust - interactive map showing 'accessible' reserves

Malvern Hills AONB (miles without stiles) - Miles Without Stiles are promoted footpaths and tracks which are suitable for use by those who don't want to clamber over barriers when out enjoying the countryside.

Notts Country Parks Info for Disabled Visitors - Wheelchair & Mobility scooter hire / loan - parking, etc.

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust - map of reserves unfortunately there is no filter to select 'accessible' sites

Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve - We offer free loan of wheelchairs and an electric mobility scooter is available for loan. Please book in advance, tel: 01623 83202.

The Peak District - Archived PDF leaflet download with accessible places / facilities produced by 'Moors for the future

Peak District Tourist Board - Accessible Places to Visit -

Wolseley Visitor Centre (Staffs Wildlife Trust) Rugeley - We have tried to make the sensory garden so that it is as accessible as possible to as many people as possible, we have tried to make it an inclusive area so there is plenty of space for wheelchairs, pushchairs and little children to explore safely. (ACE note - good wheelchair access on surfaced paths and boardwalks - a scooter and wheelchair are available for hire from the visitor centre)

The Council of Disabled People (CDP) Warwickshire and Coventry - a Charity organisation that exists to promote and realise the interests of Disabled people regardless of class, colour, race, sexuality, gender and/or age.

Wye Valley Easy Access Walks - We have selected 24 Easy Access walks and sites, both on the Wye Valley Walk and close to it. Click on Easy Access Walks pdfs on right for detailed descriptions of each walk.

Disability Solutions West Midlands - one of the largest user-led voluntary organisations in Staffordshire, which means that we are run by people with disabilities, on behalf of people with disabilities.

 

For tourist attractions information see www.tourist.me.uk/central-midlands

 

Travel Dashboard - Traffic, Travel and Weather for the region. Using widgets from trustworthy third party websites, this requires flash to be enabled and may be slower to load than a standard page.