13 London Wheelchair Accessible             Travel Tipswww.sagetraveling.com/London-Wheelchair-Accessible-Travel-Tips
London Wheelchair Accessible Travel• London has enormous amount of things for disabled visitors to see and  do.• With a fe...
1               Disabled tourists will challenged by sidewalks packed                full of other tourists. To get even a...
2              The buses are far more accessible than the Tube and               provide an easy and cheap way to get arou...
2              The #15 bus runs east-west and is useful to get               between Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, and ...
2              Buses are also useful when arriving at the airports.               London accessible trains from Heathrow g...
3                Although its not very far away, the London accessible                 hotels on the south side of the Riv...
4                The best photo opportunities for your wheelchair                 accessible boat travel in London are lik...
5                The TKTS booth in Leicester Square offers discount                 tickets on the day of the show. You’ll...
6            The Millennium Bridge is a walking bridge that             connects St. Paul’s Cathedral on the north side of...
7             The Oyster Card is a credit card size electronic card              that is definitely the easiest way to pay...
8                 The main entrance to St. Paul’s Cathedral has                  numerous steps to ascend (shown in the im...
9               The British Museum has a wheelchair lift at the main                entrance on the south side of the buil...
10               If you are visiting London when Parliament is open to                 the public and you have purchased y...
11              Art museums are nearly always better with an expert                to explain the significance of the pain...
12             London has more top-notch museums than any other               city in Europe. Visiting them can be incredi...
13               A wheelchair accessible bus tour is a great way to see                 all of the tourist areas of London...
We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality!                    Call Us: 1-888-645-7920            ...
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Europe Disabled Travel Advice, Accessible Tours Hotels, Accessible Holidays, Disabled Guided Tours By www.sagetraveling.com. London has enormous amount of things for disabled visitors to see and do. With a few tips and tricks, London becomes a very manageable city to visit with a disability.These 13 London Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips will get you started in making the most of your time visiting London.

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  1. 1. 13 London Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tipswww.sagetraveling.com/London-Wheelchair-Accessible-Travel-Tips
  2. 2. London Wheelchair Accessible Travel• London has enormous amount of things for disabled visitors to see and do.• With a few tips and tricks, London becomes a very manageable city to visit with a disability. These 13 London Wheelchair Accessible Travel Tips will get you started in making the most of your time visiting London. www.sagetraveling.com
  3. 3. 1 Disabled tourists will challenged by sidewalks packed full of other tourists. To get even a decent look at theSee a different Changing of the Guard, you’ll have to fight some veryChanging of the large crowds. Wheelchair users in particular may haveGuard obstructed views of the Changing of the Guard. Another option for disabled tourists to see all the pageantry is to watch the Inspection of the Guard beforehand at the nearby Wellington Barracks where you will have no problem getting right up next to the fence. (shown in the image on the right). www.sagetraveling.com
  4. 4. 2 The buses are far more accessible than the Tube and provide an easy and cheap way to get around theUse the city. Almost all buses have wheelchair ramps andwheelchair spaces reserves for wheelchairs (pictures of both areaccessible shown below). Occasionally a bus may have a brokenLondon buses wheelchair ramp and you’ll need to wait for the next one. The #15 bus runs east-west and is useful to get between Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, and St. Paul’s Cathedral. www.sagetraveling.com
  5. 5. 2 The #15 bus runs east-west and is useful to get between Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, and St.Use the Paul’s Cathedral. The #11 bus connects the threewheelchair locations mentioned above plus Westminster Abbey.accessible The British Museum and British Library can be reachedLondon buses from Covent Garden by using the #168 bus which runs north-south. www.sagetraveling.com
  6. 6. 2 Buses are also useful when arriving at the airports. London accessible trains from Heathrow go toUse the Paddington Station where you can take the #15 buswheelchair into the city centre. Accessible train transportationaccessible goes from Gatwick to Victoria Station where the #11London buses bus will take you to Trafalgar Square. www.sagetraveling.com
  7. 7. 3 Although its not very far away, the London accessible hotels on the south side of the River Thames can beConsider noticeably cheaper than the hotels in Westminster andstaying on the Mayfair. Some of the neighborhood are not very nicesouth side of or do not have good accessible public transportationthe Thames to options, so choose your hotel carefully.save money www.sagetraveling.com
  8. 8. 4 The best photo opportunities for your wheelchair accessible boat travel in London are likely to occur atTake the boat sunset (Thames river at sunset shown on the right).tour at sunset While the most popular route is between Westminsterand go all the Bridge and the Tower Bridge, the ride is a relaxing wayway to to see the city - consider taking the route that goes allGreenwich the way to Greenwich and back. www.sagetraveling.com
  9. 9. 5 The TKTS booth in Leicester Square offers discount tickets on the day of the show. You’ll need to confirmVisit TKTS for with the individual theatre that the tickets arecheap tickets handicapped accessible. The easiest way to get accessible seats is to buy them from the theatre directly. www.sagetraveling.com
  10. 10. 6 The Millennium Bridge is a walking bridge that connects St. Paul’s Cathedral on the north side of theUse the Thames River with the Tate Modern Museum on theMillennium south side of the river. It has elevators at both ends ofBridge the bridge and is an easy way for London wheelchair travelers to cross the river (photos of the Millennium Bridge shown below). www.sagetraveling.com
  11. 11. 7 The Oyster Card is a credit card size electronic card that is definitely the easiest way to pay for publicPurchase an transportation in London. You can buy one in a train orOyster Card metro station from the Oyster Card dispensing machine (shown on the right). www.sagetraveling.com
  12. 12. 8 The main entrance to St. Paul’s Cathedral has numerous steps to ascend (shown in the image belowAccessible side on the left). A side entrance on the south side of theentrance to building (shown below on the right) has a wheelchairSt. Paul’s lift to get up to the main floor.Cathedral www.sagetraveling.com
  13. 13. 9 The British Museum has a wheelchair lift at the main entrance on the south side of the building on GreatAccessible rear Russell Street (wheelchair lift shown in the picsentrance at below). The north side of the building has flat access toBritish Museum the building. Disabled travelers to London can use either entrance to get into the museum, but should opt for the back entrance if the wheelchair lift is broken. www.sagetraveling.com
  14. 14. 10 If you are visiting London when Parliament is open to the public and you have purchased your ParliamentPick up your tickets in advance, youll need to pick them up beforeParliament your visit. The ticket window (shown below on the left)tickets across is actually located across the street from Parliament,the street on the west side of St. Margaret Street. On the back side of the building is a ramp (shown below on the right) to get around the stairs in the front of the building. www.sagetraveling.com
  15. 15. 11 Art museums are nearly always better with an expert to explain the significance of the paintings you arePick up an viewing. The audioguide is cheap and essential to makeaudioguide at the most of your National Gallery visit.the NationalGallery www.sagetraveling.com
  16. 16. 12 London has more top-notch museums than any other city in Europe. Visiting them can be incrediblySpread the enjoyable but also sometimes exhausting. In order tomuseums out get as much out of your museum visits as possible,through your spread them out throughout your trip. You’ll likelytrip have more energy in the morning than after a full-day of sightseeing. www.sagetraveling.com
  17. 17. 13 A wheelchair accessible bus tour is a great way to see all of the tourist areas of London in a short period ofTake the time. It will also help you during the rest of your tripLondon Eye because you will have a better sense of the layout ofand a bus tour the city. The wheelchair accessible London Eye alsoto get an gives you a good opportunity to view the layout of theorientation of city from above (ramp shown in the photo on the right).the city www.sagetraveling.com
  18. 18. We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality! Call Us: 1-888-645-7920 Contact us at info@sagetraveling.comwww.sagetraveling.com/London-Wheelchair-Accessible-Travel-Tips

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