Get festive with The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

Looking for a Christmassy family day out or a festive adult escape? Don the woolly hats, scarves and gloves and explore the best the country has to offer with The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain.

With hundreds of reviews of accessible attractions you will be spoilt for choice this Christmas. Highlights include a visit to Santa in his fairy-tale lodge at ZSL London zoo. Elves capture the moment on camera and little ones receive a special gift; while London’s Reindeer herd graze nearby in their festive paddock. Stockwood Discovery Centre in Bedfordshire has catered for everyone who wants to enter into the Christmas spirit with its Christmas fair. The Fair hosts a wide range of stalls from crafts, gifts and food. Visitors who have been good can pre-book to visit Santa in his grotto.

Feeling inspired by popular Christmas film ‘The Polar Express’? Severn Valley Railway, Worcestershire gives children and adults alike the opportunity to ride on the steam-train through the scenic Severn valley to visit Santa in his grotto in Arley. Feel a bit too old to sit on Santa’s knee? Then enjoy one of the railway’s carolling evenings. Or for anyone with the last few tricky family members left to buy for, take a trip to Burton Agnes Hall, Yorkshire. See the stately home in all its festive glory and visit the Gift Shop for a range of exciting and unusual Christmas presents and decorations.

The fourth edition of The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is available to view for free online and features over 200 inspiring ideas for worry-free days out, including more than 60 brand new reviews for 2012. Each review contains hints and tips from the Rough Guides team of disabled reviewers who visited each venue, looking for well thought out accessibility features and unique attractions, both of which contribute to making a great day out.

The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain series has been developed in association with Motability, the leading car scheme for disabled people. These online reviews contain all the accessibility information you need to enjoy a great day out.

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