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Cardiff accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

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Cardiff accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

The youngest capital in Europe has a lot to offer to all tourists. Cardiff is the perfect destination no matter what your tastes are. It is also a great starting point if you plan to explore the Wales region. Furthermore this bustling city is full of lively art and music venues, fashionable boutiques, eye catching buildings and stylish hotels.

DISABLED FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES IN CARDIFF

Farmers Market

Address: Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff CF11 6AN, UK
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The Riverside Farmers Market runs weekly, on Sunday on Fitzammon Embankment, opposite the Millennium Stadium, This market is a well-known attraction in the Welsh capital. Each week local producers sell from the freshest and healthiest food available such as bread and cakes, fish and meat to fruits and vegetables, to farmhouse cheese and Welsh malt whisky and everything at great prices.

The National Museum Cardiff

Address: Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP, UK
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The National Museum is part of the Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales network. It offers free entry to visit all its collections. You can enjoy various galleries from contemporary art to dinosaurs, Monet to Mammoths. This museum also features collections of archaeology, botany, fine and applied art, geology and zoology. Offering a dynamic program of exhibitions and events, there is something to surprise everyone!

Wales Millennium Centre

Address: Bute Pl, Cardiff Bay CF10 5AL, UK
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The beautiful building of Wales Millennium Centre is an iconic landmark. It is nicknamed the Armadillo due to its copper-colored dome. The centre is home to everything from West End musicals, opera, ballet and contemporary dance, hip hop and stand-up comedy, art exhibitions and even rock concerts.  With a vibrant program you will definitely find something appealing for your visit!

 

ACCESSIBLE ACCOMMODATIONS IN CARDIFF

Whether you want to stay in the heart of this vivid city, or in the outskirts, we have a rental to suit your needs.  We hope you enjoy browsing our accessible, disabled cottageshotels, apartments and bed and breakfasts! Start by choosing the level of accessibility you need from Handiscover’s easy guide. Our vacation rentals are wheelchair friendly and with a high accessibility featuring shower seats, lowered outlets, toilets at wheelchair height, lowered lighting controls. In addition our holiday rentals are equipped with roll-in showers and grab bars, step free access and hoists.

After that, pick one from the selections that meet your criteria. Simply choose the wheelchair friendly accommodation that meets your budget and requirements and go from there. We’ve got it all: exquisite luxury hotels and apartments, comfortable cottages, bed and breakfasts and more. Finally, book your stay with us to start enjoying the vacation of a lifetime!

 

GETTING AROUND CARDIFF WITH A DISABILITY – ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION

You can find a wealth of public transport option around the Cardiff region.

 WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE BUSSES

 New buses are running on the streets of Cardiff. The new busses make a big difference to passengers with  disabilities in terms of comfort and reliability. The new buses will also have low and wide floor access and dedicated wheelchair and buggy space.

 ACCESSIBLE TRAINS

A fast and frequent rail network allows you to discover the Cardiff area. If you are disabled and need help, contact the National Rail Enquiries to book a specialized assistance at least 24 hours ahead of your journey.

HIRE AN ACCESSIBLE CAR AND DRIVER

There are numerous taxis that can provide you with comfortable and accessible vehicles that can safely transport you to your destination. Most cab drivers have experience transporting wheelchair aided passengers. However, as some electric wheelchairs do not fit some vehicles it is always a good idea to check before the beginning of your journey.

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