Accessible places further away from Thirsk

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Further away from Thirsk – December 2022

Please mention Thirsk Tourist Information when you make contact

Information on Accessible travel

Accessible places to go


Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh NE69 7DF. Tel 01668 214515
Email administrator@bamburghcastle.com
Website http://www.bamburghcastle.com
Accessibility notes Partially accessible for wheelchairs, see website for full details.

Beamish Museum Beamish, Co. Durham DH9 0RG. Tel 0191 370 4000
Email museum@beamish.org.uk
Website https://www.beamish.org.uk
Accessibility notes There are a variety of authentic ground surfaces, some of which are uneven with steep slopes in places, and some buildings and exhibits have stepped access. The Accessible Bus, with a rear tail lift, is available for visitors who need it. If a disabled visitor needs a companion or carer this person is admitted free. Visitors can use personal motorised scooters to help them get around the museum.

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough TS7 8AT. Tel 01642 311211 / 813781
Email captcookmuseum@middlesbrough.gov.uk
Website http://www.captcook-ne.co.uk/ccbm
Accessibility notes Fully accessible

Diggerland Langley Park, Co Durham DH7 9TT. Tel 0871 2277007
Email mail@diggerland.com
Website http://www.diggerland.com
Accessibility notes Disabled toilet. Disabled parking. Baby changing facilities.

Eggleston Hall Gardens Eggleston, Barnard Castle DL12 0AG. Tel 01833 650230
Email info@egglestonhallgardens.co.uk
Website http://www.egglestonhallgardens.co.uk
Accessibility notes Wheel chair available. Most parts of the garden can be accessed by a wheel chair including the church yard. Most paths are paved or lawned.

Heugh Battery Museum Moor Terrace, The Headland, Hartlepool TS24 0PS. Tel 01429 270746
Email info@heughbattery.co.uk
Website http://www.heughbattery.co.uk
Accessibility notes Parts of the site are not accessible as there are steps to the Battery Command Post and Magazine areas. Café is accessible by ramp, accessible toilet available on site. Wheelchairs available.

Hull Truck Theatre Company 50 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LB. Tel 01482 323638
Email boxoffice@hulltruck.co.uk
Website http://www.hulltruck.co.uk
Accessibility notes Wheelchair access & accessible seating in both auditoria.

Locomotion Shildon, Co. Durham DL4 2RE. Tel 0330 058 0058
Email info@sciencemuseumgroup.ac.uk
Website https://www.locomotion.org.uk
Accessibility notes fully wheelchair accessible, outdoor paths of up to 1km.

Middlesbrough Theatre The Avenue, Middlesbrough TS5 6SA. Tel 01642 815181
Email david_lindsey@middlesbrough.gov.uk
Website http://www.middlesbroughtheatre.co.uk

MIMA Central Square, Middlesbrough TS1 2AZ. Tel 01642 931232
Email mima@tees.ac.uk
Website http://www.mima.art
Accessibility notes Fully accessible

National Museum of the Royal Navy Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ. Tel 01429 860077
Email nmrn.enquiries@nmrn.org.uk
Website http://www.hartlepoolsmaritimeexperience.com
Accessibility notes Wheelchair access around the quay, Lift access to Fighting Ships and on-board HMS Trincomalee, accessible toilets

RSPB Saltholme Seaton Carew Road, Port Clarence, Middlesbrough TS2 1TU. Tel 01642 546625
Email saltholme@rspb.org.uk
Website http://www.rspb.org.uk/saltholme
Accessibility notes There are four fully accessible trails on crushed stone paths and the centre is fully accessible with adapted toilets and a lift to the cafe. Electric mobility scooter loan is available free of charge (suggested donation of £3 per hire). Pre-booking is available by phone.

Sage Gateshead St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR. Tel 0191 4434654
Email marketing@sagegateshead.com
Website http://www.sagegateshead.com

Sheffield Theatres 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 1DA. Tel 0114 249 6000
Website http://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Accessibility notes No restrictions. Relaxed, captioning, signed & audio-described performances available.

The Alnwick Garden Denwick Lane, Alnwick NE66 1YU. Tel 01665 511350
Email info@alnwickgarden.com
Website http://www.alnwickgarden.com
Accessibility notes Wheelchair accessible plus scooter routes

The Bowes Museum Barnard Castle DL12 8NP. Tel 01833 690606
Email info@thebowesmuseum.org.uk
Website https://www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk
Accessibility notes An accessible entrance is on the east end of the building There are several routes or pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility and for wheelchair users.

The Deep Tower Street, Hull HU1 4DP. Tel 01482 381000
Email info@thedeep.co.uk
Website http://www.thedeep.co.uk
Accessibility notes Range of mobility aids for free hire.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Warning Tongue Lane, Bessacarr, Doncaster DN4 6TB. Tel 01302 535057
Email visitorservices@yorkshirewildlifepark.com
Website https://www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com
Accessibility notes Wheelchair friendly. Hoist and adult changing facility. Standard push wheelchairs for use free of charge

Accessible accommodation


holidaycottages.co.uk The Travel Chapter Ltd, Gammaton Road, Bideford EX39 4DF. Tel 01237 459888
Email bookings@holidaycottages.co.uk
Website https://www.holidaycottages.co.uk/yorkshire
Accessibility notes Accessibility statements available on request.

Accessible clubs, societies & organisations


Alzheimers Soc Scott Lodge, Scott Road, Plymouth PL2 3DU. Tel 01904 929444
Email richmond@alzheimers.org.uk
Website http://www.alzheimers.org.uk
Accessibility notes No mobility scooters

Accessible shops & services


Wheel Freedom Unit 6, Barwell Business Park, Leatherhead Road, Wandsworth, Chessington KT9 2NY. Tel 03300570846
Email jasmine.brimson@wheelfreedom.com
Website http://www.wheelfreedom.com/
Accessibility notes Accessible with a ramp and disabled parking is available for people who wish to shop for mobility aids

Accessible public toilets


Bedale DL8, UK.
Accessibility notes RADAR key needed.

Farndale.
Accessibility notes RADAR key needed.

More accessible places

Yorkshire Dales
Yorkshire moors & coast
York and district
Brontë country
Vale of York, inc. Thirsk