Norwich accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

For a great holiday in Norwich

Long stretches of pristine coastline, charming villages, bustling market towns and more make up the landscape of Norwich. Plan your visit with plenty of time to sight see, shop and nosh on authentic cuisine. Find the perfect Accessible Norwich Holiday Rentals with all the features you need from Handiscover’s wide selection of offerings! Let us help you plan the holidays you deserve!

Things to Do in Norwich

Norwich Cathedral
Address: 65 The Close, Norwich NR1 4DH, UK

Arrive by train then take the medieval bridge to get the best view of this magnificent house of worship. Start your tour in the grand visitors’ entrance then grab a seat in the modern refectory. During the day, dine in this unique lunch spot on scrumptious cakes and sandwiches before making your way further into the cathedral’s awe-inspiring architecture. The Cathedral is dedicated to welcoming visitors of ability levels. Wheelchair users can access the majority of the cathedral with lifts and a ramp entrance. Level access to the Cathedral is available through the Hostry Visitor & Education Centre and lifts will take you to other areas. Unfortunately, due to the age of the building wheelchair access is not available to the treasury or labyrinth. For more information for the disabled visit here: Cathedral Access

Elm Hill
Address: Various
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Explore this quaint street filled with Tudor houses and cobbled walkways. Take in the historic architecture then explore the many tiny shops, including a one dedicated just to teddy bears. Once you’ve shopped, enjoy a bite and a pint at one of the authentic English pubs on the street. Because of the cobbled streets, some disabled visitors may have difficulty but they are generally well-maintained and reasonably flat. Restaurant seating fo
ests. If you are interested in a specific restaurant or shop, it is typically best to call ahead to ensure accessibility.

The Forum
Address: Bethel St, Millennium Plain, Norwich NR2 1BH, UK
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Start your trip in Norwich at The Forum to gather information at their visitor center and much more. Explore the library, watch a free film in the BBC gallery then grab a bite at the cafe while you plan the rest of your day. After visiting the Forum, explore the rest of the area which still showcases many historic buildings and sites along with contemporary shopping. A ramp runs along Bethel Street for those in wheelchairs and anyone for whom disability makes stairs difficult. Wheelchair friendly lifts allow for access of multiple spots of the Forum and the building is generally considered fully accessible. Guide dogs are also welcome.

Accessible Accommodations Norwich

Featuring hotels with adapted features like hoists and wheel in showers along with accessible apartments, cottages, and vacation rentals Handiscover has your perfect home away from home for your holidays. We have apartments, hotels and other holiday rentals to suit a variety of ability needs including handgrips, electric beds, and more.

How to Get Around Norwich

Norwich is easy to get around with public buses, private coaches and train. Call ahead to confirm availability of access ramps and special seating. Accommodating to tourists and visitors, Norwich transportation systems are happy to help those with disabilities. If you choose to drive or be chauffeured, request a Blue Badge parking pass for the easiest access to special parking.