West Sussex accessible travel guide to disabled friendly holidays

For a great holiday in West Sussex

From untouched wooded areas to chalk hills and rolling seaside views, West Sussex exemplifies some of the best of English scenery. While taking in the scenery and attractions, you can also discover hearty Sussex cuisine. Let Handiscover help you find the right Accessible West Sussex vacation Rentals to enjoy this lovely county on your holidays.

Things to Do in West Sussex

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
Address: Open Air Theater Road, Singleton, Chichester PO18 0EU, UK
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Explore dozens of historic buildings at this immersive museum experience. Then, take a closer look at the museum’s collections which include historic farm tools, vintage transportation and more. While there, take in a demonstration of traditional crafts then take a stroll through the historic gardens. Cobbled and rustic paths that keep in time with the historic nature of the museum may be difficult for some wheelchair users. Those with a physical disability are encouraged to use a power wheelchair, 4-wheeled scooters or wide-wheeled chairs to gain access to the most places. Typically, vehicles are not allowed but with prior permission, it is possible for disabled visitors to drive to the far end of the park and explore, then drive back. For full accessibility information click here.

Fishbourne Roman Palace
Address: Roman Way, Fishbourne, Chichester PO19 3QR, UK
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After the Weald and Downland Museum, step back even further in time to this 1st-century palace. Explore the modern museum that encompasses much of the remaining ruins and artifacts. Then, take a tour of the gardens which have been restored using authentic plants that would have been available during the Roman Period. The site is mostly level with disabled accessibility throughout with the exception of the formal gardens which have gravel paths and would not be wheelchair friendly. However, these gardens can still be viewed from the colonnade and the North Wing mosaic area, café and introductory film theatre all have wide doors and ramped walkways.
Arundel Castle and Gardens

Put this top attraction on your list to see one of the most beautifully restored Medieval castles. With elaborate stained glass and period furniture throughout, this is a visually enticing destination for travelers of all ages. After meandering through the castle, take time to enjoy a meal at the castle’s restaurant which is housed in the original servants’ hall. The castle is largely accesible to wheelchair users and the disabled, however, certain paths within the gardens are gravel and parts of the castle may be too narrow for some chairs to get through. However, there are lifts and ramps to access the majority of this building. For full access information click here.

Accessible Accommodations West Sussex

From self-catering apartments and cozy cottages to modern hotels, Handiscover has an ideal accessible West Sussex holiday rental for you. Start by choosing the level of access you need, then browse through our selection of apartments, hotels and other rentals which include such features as step free entrances, wheel in showers, hoists, ramps and more. Finally, book with Handiscover to get the kind of stress-free and comfortable holidays you deserve.

How to Get Around West Sussex

Purchase a Discovery Ticket to get around Sussex by bus for one price all day. Take this public transport option to discover the South Downs and National Park.