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Accessibility at Longleat Safari Park and Cheddar Gorge

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This post has been written by Chris Cammiss, Disability Awareness Trainer at Disabled Living. He talks about how accessible Longleat Safari Park and Cheddar Gorge are as a wheelchair user. So, who’s up for some extreme tourism? My latest escapade was to spend a couple of days looking at Longleat and sister attraction Cheddar Gorge. Some […]

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What Are the Best Accessible Christmas Activities in the UK?

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This post has been written by George Finney on behalf of CareCo who feature in our Supplier Directory. Here’s our 2018 guide to the best accessible festive activities on offer: We know Christmas activities can be challenging if you live with limited mobility or a disability. Busy high streets and Christmas markets can be stressful […]

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Top Tips for Accessible Interior Design

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This post has been written by Tabby Farrar. Great interior design isn’t just about making a space look good. While we all want a beautiful home or work environment, we also need them to be functional – and realistically, we also need them to be comfortable, welcoming and inviting. Designers will have different goals for […]

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Angela’s Accessibility Training at Manchester Airport with TryB4UFly

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This post has been written by Angela Christian, one of our Occupational Therapists at Disabled Living. Angela took part in some training by Graham Race on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at Manchester Airport with TryB4UFly. Function Specialist, Ashley Horsfall and Customer Experience, Susan Dean were also present from Manchester Airport. Manchester airport tour Manchester Airport contract […]

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SeatPlan Help You To Find Accessible Theatres in the UK

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This post has been written by Laura Kressly. Commercial theatre isn’t known for being access friendly, but this is finally starting to change due to a shift in attitudes. Unfortunately, theatre buildings struggle to keep up. Many buildings in London’s West End are old, including most of the theatres. They date to Victorian times or, […]

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Exploring the British Countryside from a Wheelchair’s Seat

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This post has been written by Lucy Wyndham. England has a countryside that is both beautiful and accessible. Though many worry about wheelchair accessibility, in recent years numerous innovations have made exploring the British countryside easier than ever. While many have adapted the natural landscape to be easier to navigate, others still have used ponies […]

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5 Top Tips for Travelling with a Disability

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This blog post has been written by Michael Morris from InsuranceWith. He shared his top tips with us on travelling with a disability. As summer is quickly approaching, it might start to conjure up images of jetting off abroad on holiday. However, having a disability can mean there are further steps needed before you book […]

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How This Year’s Bluedot Festival Inspired and Entertained

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Chris shares his experience at Bluedot festival. It’s that time of year again – festival season. Sun, rain, mud, huge crowds – what could be more exciting for a wheelchair user? Doesn’t immediately spring to mind as your best bet – acres of bumpy, tufty grass between car park and arena, maybe rain, sinking up to […]

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