Accessible Countryside

Shropshire CouncilThere are a few sources of information for people with wheelchairs or mobility scooters wishing to access our lovely Shropshire countryside.

(1)  Shropshire Council has information on its website. The site also has information about specific sites such as Colemere, Lyth Hill Countryside site, Battlefield Heritage Park, Ifton Meadows Countryside Site, Whitchurch Waterways Country Park, Severn Valley Country Park, and the Mere at Ellesmere.

(2) http://www.shropshiresgreatoutdoors.co.uk/walking/  have some brilliant information about accessible walks around Shropshire – why not have a look

Wheelchair User's Guide to Accessible Countryside Sites in Shropshire 2010(2) Disabled Holiday Information - www.disabledholidayinfo.org.uk/ – have recently produced an updated version of The Wheelchair User’s Guide to Accessible Countryside Sites and Trails in Shropshire and the Borderlands, giving comprehensive advice on trails throughout Shropshire.  Disabled Holiday Information also produce four other leaflets in the same series:  The Wheelchair User’s Guide to Accessible Tourist Attractions for Shropshire, The Wheelchair User’s Guide to Accessible Activities in and around Shropshire, The Wheelchair User’s Guide to Accessible Transport in Shropshire and The Wheelchair Users Guide to Accessible Chester and Cheshire.  Details of these guides are available on www.disabledholidayinfo.org.uk/publications.htm and pdf versions can be downloaded free.

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