Our Top 10 accessible attractions for a disabled friendly holiday in London

Accessible London

Buckingham Palace

Is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today. Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. Roll-in in the footsteps of the reigning Monarch with a visit to Buckingham Palace. With level access, lifts, hearing loops and free of charge wheelchairs, the palace is a “must see” in London. Wheelchair users are requested to pre-book so the palace can make arrangements for your arrival: +44 20 7766 7324.

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Wembley Stadium

The stadium is adapted to any kind of level of mobility such as,  fixed hearing loops, well lit customer areas and staff trained with disability and equality training your experience seeing your favourite team perform in this iconic sporting venue. Wembley Stadium has been built to the highest specifications offering every visitor an unrivalled event-day experience.

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British Museum

The world famous British Museum exhibits the works of man from across the globe, dating from prehistoric to modern times. Highlights include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and the mummies in the Ancient Egypt collection.

Entry is free but special exhibitions require tickets. With free parking for blue badge holders, audio described exhibits and lifts throughout you can be sure of a great day out at the accessible British Museum.

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Tower Bridge Exhibition

Here you will find out everything about the world’s most famous bridge, how it works and the history behind its creation. Take a look at the Victorian engines used to open the bridge and enjoy panoramic views of the Capital 45 metres above the Thames. For your level of mobility,  London’s most iconic landmark offers level access throughout and public lifts in either tower.

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St. Paul’s Cathedral

Enter and enjoy the cathedral inspiring interior. You can’t fail to be captivated by the grandeur and triumphant architecture of St Paul’s Cathedral. With ramp access to the south entrance, and hearing loops throughout it’s a haven of tranquility in the heart of the City.

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ZSL London Zoo

The zoo seeks to provide equal opportunity for all levels of mobility to enjoy the animal exhibits and visitor facilities. The Zoo is more than 170 years old and contains many old buildings. Most of the Zoo is accessible for wheelchair users. Please be aware that dogs are not permitted inside the Zoo. If you’re affected by this please speak to the zoo in advance to make alternative arrangements on + 44844 225 1826.

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Natural History Museum

They say it is one of London’s most beautiful landmark buildings. You will find hundreds of exciting, interactive exhibits to see. Despite being over 130 years old, the Natural History Museum has a whole range of access facilities including lifts and ramps throughout most exhibits and all stuff receive disability awareness and equality training, all perfect for making your journey through the ages as hassle free as possible.

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Westminster Abbey

A must see if you are in to British history, kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, priests, heroes and villains. Despite being a protected Gothic building reasonable adjustments have been made throughout the Abbey for people that have extra mobility requirements, whilst a fixed hearing loop and touch tours are available for those with sensory impairments.

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Royal Albert Hall

Is working hard to optimise accessibility, offering a wide range of access facilities and services, some of these should be requested in advance of your visit. On their website you can see their floor map which could be helpful. The Royal Albert Hall, arts and sciences,  was built to fulfil the vision of Prince Albert of a Central Hall that would be used to promote understanding and appreciation of the Arts and Sciences.

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Tate Modern

The Britain’s national museum of modern and contemporary art from around the world is housed in the former Bankside Power Station on the banks of the Thames. If you like are this is a must because it’s Britain’s largest public collection of modern art strives to be accessible to all and offers a well designed Changing Place facility on Level 1.

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