Carmarthenshire accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays
Travel over astonishing mountains, green landscapes and isolated forests to the chic Carmarthenshire city. Admire the gorgeous green countryside, follow the course of scenic rivers and visit the dazzling castles. Carmarthenshire is filled with historical monuments and wonders of nature. Spend your holidays in a vacation rental that is wheelchair friendly.
Carmarthenshire is a small city with the charm of a large town. Take relaxed walk through the old town. Visit the museums and the historic buildings and wander through the streets and squares. You will discover the tourist attractions, festivals, restaurants, cultural events, etc. Also known as the Garden of Wales this lively city will always hold something in store to delight you.
It features plenty of accessible accommodation like charming hotels, gorgeous apartments and a fantastic range of cottages. You will enjoy Carmarthenshire at any time of year and you will want to come back again and again!
DISABLED FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES IN CARMARTHENSHIRE
There are many things to keep you busy in Carmarthenshire such as:
National Wool Museum
Address: Dre-fach Felindre, near Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire, SA44 5UP
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The National Wool Museum is housed in a restored woolen mill. Here you can discover equipment that has been used in the making wool process. It is an easy place to get round if you have a disability. The museum reflects the rich heritage of the Welsh woolen industry over the centuries. There is also a lift to the first floor in the main building. Also you can go up in the Weaving Shed to view Melin Teifi at work using a stair lift.
Dolaucothi Gold Mines
Address: Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon SN2 2NA
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Dolaucothi Gold Mines is an industrial archaeological site that offers partial access for wheelchair users. The site is situated in a woodland setting with lots of birds and rabbits as well as a few squirrels. Disabled visitors can take a guided tour of a 500 foot level tunnel inside the mine. In addition the mine has a ramped entrance for easy access. Furthermore there is a braille guide for the visual impaired. Finally there are even more facilities such as an audio video guide.
Carmarthenshire County Museum
Address: Abergwili, Carmarthen SA31 2JG
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Carmarthenshire County Museum is an ancient building that lies in parkland in the glorious Tywi valley. It features eleven galleries that will walk you through 50,000 years of history.
There are a wide array of facilities for the disabled right from the entrance. One of these features is the designated disabled car parking. You will easily get in using the level/ramped wheelchair access to entrance and venue. You will be able to use the lift with accessible height controls to visit the upper floors. There is a level or ramped access to the shops and café/tearoom.
ACCESSIBLE ACCOMMODATIONS IN CARMARTHENSHIRE
Handiscover’s offers you a wide range of places to stay to suit your tastes and budgets. Bed and breakfast, hotels, cottages and self-catering apartments are available for those with disabilities and their families or carers. We’ll start by asking you to select the type of mobility. Finally, based on your needs and your party’s accessibility Handiscover will offer you vacation rentals with roll-in shower access, shower chair, lavatory rails, convenient closet shelving lowered amenities, step free access or hoists. All our holiday rentals will help you feel right at home.
GETTING AROUND CARMARTHENSHIRE WITH A DISABILITY – ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION
Carmarthenshire has excellent road communications. You can easily reach the town by taking the M5, M6, M42 and M50. So no matter what part of Britain you are travelling from it couldn’t be easier
WHEELCHAIR ACCESIBLE BUSSES
Public transport systems to and in Carmarthenshire is also exceptional. You can get around the city using the accessible busses. Almost all busses have ramps that the driver will lower onto the curb.
Older and disabled passengers, and those with reduced mobility or who need extra help will feel welcomed during their train journey. Arriva Trains Wales’ train provide excellent services to all passengers. They have fast and frequent trains that link Swansea (just 20minutes from Carmarthenshire) to all major cities in UK.
ACCEsSIBLE CAR AND DRIVER
Certainly is a friendly and wheel chair county. There are quite a few companies that provide Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for hire in Wales. Furthermore you can call a reliable and accessible taxi company that provides services for customers with disabilities.