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East of England

This page will cover Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Suffolk

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

 

Access for All - Broads Authority - Organisations and businesses are working to help as many people as possible experience the special magic of the Broads, with wheelchair accessible boats available, visitor attractions with facilities to help people with visual or hearing impairments and boardwalks suitable for wheelchair users.

Access for All in the Brecks part 1 of 3 - Access for All in the Brecks part 2 of 3 - Access for All in the Brecks part 3 of 3 - A5 leaflet (opens out to A3) includes detailed information on Access for all routes suitable for people with limited mobility, plus a summary of other relevant sites to visit - downloadable PDF leaflets (now discontinued) produced by the Brecks Partnership and covers accessible attractions and routes, they may still be of use.

Anglian Water Disabled Access- Info on accessibility of visitor centres, bird watching, fishing etc. on their sites

Bedford Parks - Many of Bedford’s parks and green spaces are suitable for people with disabilities. Flat and surfaced paths, fishing platforms and some car parking provision are available at different sites.

Cambridge for the Disabled Visitor - highlights the accessibility of Cambridge colleges, museums, entertainment venues & restaurants.

Chilterns Gateway Centre - The route includes surfaced areas which allow people of all abilities to enjoy this wonderful site and its views whether on foot, horse, cycle, wheelchair or pushchair.

Easier access in the Broads - Info on Boardwalks and easy access paths These are suitable for wheelchair users and people with pushchairs. Map of area and accessible sites

Easy Access Walks - Guide to the Norfolk Coast AONB - for families with children in buggies, people using wheelchairs, and others with physical challenges, experiencing the beauty of the area can be off-limits. This guide helps everyone to explore.

Lets Go - Bedfordshire - The site has a search facility for stile free walks - with access and route info

Nature Reserves in Norfolk list and map - details of accessibility for each site

Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path - The gentle terrain of the Trail makes it particularly suitable for people with special access needs. There are several lengths where you can gain equal access and enjoy the countryside - Archive PDF download

Break supports children, young people and families across East Anglia - Homes for Children and Young People, Short Breaks, Assessments for Families in Crisis ...

Out & About is the charity which enables disabled children and young people to access everyday leisure activities throughout the east of England.

Walk Colchester - To provide practical map-based information aimed at maximising informed choice for walkers of all abilities. - they have a Boma 7 is an off-road, all-terrain chair/go-kart (Battery-operated) intended for community use by disabled and older walkers in the Colchester area.

 

For tourist attractions information see tourist.me.uk/east-of-england

- many includes some brief disabled access details for visitor attractions, gardens, heritage and nature attractions

 

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