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Europe Disabled Travel Advice, Accessible Tours Hotels, Accessible Holidays, Disabled Guided Tours By The accessible London Eye is the best view in town and is step-free. Our London disabled travel agents provide you with all the detailed accessibility information on London Eye. We make your dream accessible vacation in London a reality!

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London Eye Accessibility

  1. 1. London Eye Accessibility
  2. 2. The accessible London Eye is the best view in town and is step-free. Itbarely moves and takes 30 minutes to rotate so don’t worry aboutmotion sickness.
  3. 3. • The path from the Westminster Bridge has steps, so approach from the east or from Waterloo Bridge.• I have only given it a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because the closest drop-off point is 150 m from the entrance.
  4. 4. • The wheelchair accessible London Eye is located on the Thames River opposite Big Ben as shown in the picture on the left.• The picture on the right shows the passenger capsules which give great views of the city below.
  5. 5. Staff members will bring the London Eye to a complete stop toput out a ramp for disabled visitors:
  6. 6. This is the shortest step-free route from Westminster Abbey to theLondon Eye. Most tourists will take a left after going over WestminsterBridge, but there is a flight of stairs. London wheelchair tourists shouldcontinue straight and turn left on York Road.
  7. 7. Is there an London Eye accessible entrance? Yes, there is a ramp (4 Star Sage Flatness) to get onto the London Eye. The ticket office is 50 m to the east of the London Eye and is also accessed by a ramp.• Is the door push/pull, revolving, automated by a button, or motion activated? Motion activated
  8. 8. Where is the closest place that cars/taxis can drop-off people? 150 m to the east of London Eye, on Belvedere Street.• What are the nearby tube stations? London Waterloo• What bus lines pass nearby? Routes 77, 211, and 381
  9. 9. Are there cobblestones or hills leading to the entrance?There is a Sage 4 Star Flatness slope down from the drop-off spot tothe accessible London Eye. Also, the most direct route fromWestminster Square has steps after you cross WestminsterBridge. You will need to stay on the sidewalk on Westminster BridgeRoad and take a left on Belvedere Road to get around the steps nearthe river bank.
  10. 10. What percentage of the attraction can be viewed without having togo up steps? 100%, the staff will put down a metal bridge so you cancross the small gap to get onto the London Eye flight capsule • Which parts are not accessible? All parts are accessible • Are there loaner wheelchairs? Yes and there is a bench inside the flight capsule • Is there an accessible bathroom? Yes • Is the door wide enough for a wheelchair? Yes • Are there grab bars? Yes • Is there a space to position a wheelchair next to the toilet? Yes
  11. 11. Are there guided tours that don’t have to go up steps? No guided toursDoes advance notice need to be given for……• handicapped parking? No…• opening of an accessible entrance? No…• loaner wheelchairs? No…• accessible tours? No
  12. 12. Is there a discount for someone with a disability and/or their companion? Companion is free• Opening Hours: 10-21:00 daily• How many hours do most able-bodied tourists spend there on their first visit? 30 min flight plus 15 min waiting in lineAddress: On the Thames River, across from Parliament, visible from all overthe cityTelephone: 0870 9908883Website:
  13. 13. We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality! Call Us: 1-888-645-7920 Contact us at