We are aware of the challenges of accessible travelling and Bournemouth caters for visitors of all abilities; making your visit as problem free as possible.
Accommodation is diverse with something for all tastes, budgets and accessibility requirements. The town is the perfect location to explore the beautiful surrounding areas and great attractions.
Down on the beach, permanent wheelchair users can enjoy free use of the land trains, cliff lifts and access to Bournemouth Pier. Whilst you’re here check out the new innovative beach huts in neighbouring Boscombe, designed specifically for disabled beach users (scheduled for completion this summer).
To get the most out of your stay in Bournemouth, take a look at our Access to Bournemouth Visitor Information which can help you plan your holiday more efficiently. The pack includes useful information about accessible accommodation, shop mobility and local travel, as well as details about the exciting events we have happening in 2011.
Have your say........
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is about to publish an on-line survey on behalf of the Accessible Tourism Stakeholders Forum seeking information from disabled people about their tourism experiences. You will for instance be able to say exactly what you expect when you stay overnight in accommodation or take a day trip to an attraction such as an historic house, garden and zoo and give details of any problems you faced. If you have a disability and are interested in taking part in this important work to help businesses to improve tourism services for disabled people the survey can be found at www.online.qfrs.co.uk/dcms.
The questionnaire will be analysed electronically so it is important that it is completed on-line but if you cannot use a computer or are unable to enlist the help of a person who can, please call 0121 344 4848 and ask for Ian Clarke who will arrange to send you a copy of the questionnaire in the post.