Wales is an inclusive nation. We're proud of what our country has to offer and we want to share it with the widest possible audience. That's why you'll find an astonishing selection of accessible things to do and places to stay wherever you go. Whether you want to explore some of the more than 600 castles that dot our landscape, soak up the sun on a wheelchair-accessible beach, make a splash on a surfboard or immerse yourself in culture at one of our many museums and galleries, we've got you covered.
Mobility issues, learning difficulties or visual or hearing impairments are no barrier to a fun and memorable time in Wales. Watch the video below to find out about some of the accessible activities you can enjoy here, or check out our article about accessible activities across Wales.
Accessible activities and accommodation for all
There's a wide range of disabled-friendly holiday options across Wales. You can take your pick from accommodation choices including wheelchair accessible hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses. There's also a wealth of attractions and activities suitable for all types of visitors, giving everyone the opportunity to get out and about all over the country. The accommodation links below have up to date listings and information.
Accessible accommodation across Wales
Accessible activities and attractions
Useful websites for accessible holidays
There are a number of websites which provide excellent information on finding a suitable place to stay or visit in Wales depending on your requirements.
Accessible Countryside For Everyone: A brilliant resource for finding out more information on accessible places in the UK.
Information Now: An article with links to find the nearest public toilets, including disabled toilets and those that are part of the RADAR/National Key Scheme.
Tourism For All: Providing information about accessible travel and accommodation.
You can also search our website to find accessible accommodation, activities, attractions and events in Wales.
All-terrain beach wheelchair hire in Wales
In many places around our coast, you can hire beach wheelchairs. With all-terrain wheels, they give wheelchair users and those with limited mobility the opportunity to experience some of our most beautiful beaches.
- Information about hiring beach wheelchairs in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
- Information about hiring beach wheelchairs in the Vale of Glamorgan.
- The Visit Swansea Bay website has a good section about accessible beaches and beach wheelchair hire.
- In North Wales, you can hire sand friendly wheelchairs from the Kite Surfing Concession on Rhyl East beach.
Travelling to Wales for disabled visitors
Whether you're travelling by car, bus, train or plane, there are plenty of accessible ways to make your way to Wales. Check out our Getting to Wales guide for full details.
Discover more about accessible Wales
There's much more to learn about accessible travel in Wales, including first-hand accounts from those who have experienced the country for themselves.
Adrian Jones, a Wales-based photographer with Cerebral Palsy, has been taking pictures since he was eight years old. He shares some of has favourite accessible Welsh photo spots in Life through my lens.