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Disabled Cruisers Guide to Southampton (London), England

Southampton (London), England The disabled cruiser visiting Southampton (London) will enjoy very good disabled access compared to other European cities.  Getting around London in a wheelchair is easy with every taxi and most buses in London having a wheelchair ramp. Disabled access building codes have resulted in most tourist attraction being accessible to wheelchair users. However,… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to Southampton (London), England

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Disabled Cruisers Guide to Newcastle, England

Newcastle, England The disabled cruiser visiting Newcastle may be surprised to find that Newcastle is hilly. The main streets up from the Quayside, Dean Street and Grey Street, to the center of town are steep and challenging for wheelchair users. The key shopping areas (Northumberland Street, Grainger Street, around Grey's Monument) are completely flat with lifts… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to Newcastle, England

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Disabled Cruisers Guide to St Peter Port, Guernsey

St Peter Port, Guernsey The disabled cruiser visiting St Peter Port will ascertain that St Peter Port is not wheelchair friendly. It is built on a steep hill, there are steps in places and on certain sections of the traffic free main street cobbles have been retained. While there would be one or two streets that… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to St Peter Port, Guernsey

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Disabled Cruisers Guide to Holyhead, Wales

Holyhead, Wales The disabled cruiser visiting Holyhead will discover that like much of England, in Holyhead public transportation is disabled-friendly; most buses have accessible seating and entrances, However, whenever possible it is best to call ahead to confirm availability of access ramps and special seating. There are plenty of places to go and things to do in… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to Holyhead, Wales

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Disabled Cruisers Guide to Gibraltar, United Kingdom

Gibraltar, United Kingdom For the disabled cruiser visiting Gibraltar, the most important things for anyone to do are to; (1) get up the rock; and (2) get inside the rock while up the rock. Sadly the upper rock is a naturally formed shape, which does not lend itself very well to flat access, and the restricted mobility access… Continue reading Disabled Cruisers Guide to Gibraltar, United Kingdom