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Isle of Wight

Disabled Access, Wheelchair walks, Easy Access, Access for All, Mobility, Walks on Wheels, Miles without Stiles - whatever the term the following is all about accessibility to the countryside and green spaces of the Isle of Wight

Walks Greenspaces and Countryside

Appley Park - Ryde - The site caters well for disabled users. particularly the provision of a tarmac coastal footpath that runs along the northern border - - also see PDF archive download icon

Alverstone Easy Access Trail Archived PDF download - The Isle of Wight Ramblers have created a 2.2 mile easy access trail around the nature reserves. The site can easily be accessed from Sandown railway station via a 4.4 circular walk.

Tapnell Easy Access Trail - The Isle of Wight Ramblers have created trail a 6.5 miles in length and has no stiles on the main route - see also PDF archive download icon

Western Yar Easy Access Ramble Archived PDF download - The Isle of Wight Ramblers 'Access for All' project aims to encourage more people to take up walking and to make it easier for people of all abilities to access the countryside.

Country Parks

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Nature Reserves

Newtown Harbour - NNR - There is disabled access to one of the hides, and the Town Quay and Town Copse also offer easy access

Other Useful Links

Disabled access toilets / Baby Changing on the Isle of Wight - Archive download PDF - list of toilets and facilities (RADAR keys are required)

Information for Disabled Visitors - some info provided by

Isle of Wight RDA Carriage Driving Group - The aim of the group is to allow as many people as possible to enjoy the pleasure of driving a horse and carriage.

IOW TIC's - Following a decision by the Isle of Wight Council on 23rd February 2011, all Isle of Wight Council operated Tourist Information Centres ceased operations on 31st March 2011. website

Carers IW - offer a range of services and support to unpaid adult carers of adults. The Carers IW team provides information, support and advocacy to adults who look after another adult


Cowes Sailability Club - exists to provide activities afloat for people with disabilities.

Isle of Wight - Disability cricket - Isle of Wight Disability XI cricket team - includes brief details of accessibility of attractions



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