Alnwick Castle offers carers tickets, wheelchair hire and lots of information about access with lots going on this year worth looking at here is the link
Bamburgh Castle mentions nothing about discounted or free carers tickets but does have lots of information on accessibility. Would be worth contacting them regarding any discounts available
Beamish Museum has lots of information on accessibility, wheelchair hire and how to obtain a free carers ticket.
Kirkleyhall Zoo offers concessionary tickets for anyone who is disabled and free carers tickets with proof.
Be advised the Forrest trail is not advisable for wheelchairs.
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Hill Hall Farm offers free carers tickets and has two manual wheelchairs available, however, these have to be booked in advance.
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Warkworth Castle offers the following for disabled visitors:
limited access to the castle, however, the grounds are accessible. There is no designated disabled parking and a ramp is available on request for the step at the entrance. They offer free carer tickets and concession prices if the visitor has reduced mobility or is in a wheelchair.
For more information go to https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/warkworth-castle-and-hermitage/plan-your-visit/access/
Adventure Valley in Durham offers lots to do. They also offer discounted tickets for carers and disabled. Take proof just in case its asked for.
Sealife centers do offer a free ticket for carers. You will need to bring proof such as your DLA letter or blue badge and if booking online you do not need to book your carers pass. Each center has its own Access Guide
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Cadbury's world offers assistance and advice if visiting this year. Here is a link to their accessibility page https://www.cadburyworld.co.uk/plan-your-visit/accessibility
prices can be found here https://www.cadburyworld.co.uk/plan-your-visit/prices
Chatsworth house accessibility statement regarding access, wheelchair hire, carers tickets and lots more
AMF Bowling in Washington - £2.75 per person per game - DLA or Carers Letter as proof. https://www.hollywoodbowl.co.uk/concessions
LEGO LAND - if the guest has a full-time helper on proof of this the carer is given a free entry ticket. https://www.legoland.co.uk/planning-your-visit/guests-with-additional-needs/
ALTON TOWERS - Guests who have documentation are entitled to one free carer ticket and a second carer at half price. However, the guest with the disability and any further members of their party will pay full price. Please show the relevant paperwork at the ticket kiosk when you buy or collect your ticket. We offer Ride Access Passes to Guests who struggle to stand for long periods of time either because of physical disability or learning/emotional impairment. There are certain conditions which we recognize for automatic eligibility for the Ride Access system, which comprises of a RED wristband and a Ride Access Pass and we will accept the following documentation as proof of this eligibility:
FLAMINGO LAND - Guests who are able to provide proof of disability will be able to purchase two discounted entry tickets, one for themselves and one for their carer. Department for Work & Pensions and Disability Living Allowance letters will only be accepted as proof of disability if accompanied by photographic proof of identity. Our policy is designed to accommodate all disabilities, several of which are not easily visible and therefore to avoid offense ID is requested for all occasions. In addition to the discounted entry ticket, we offer a free direct access pass for guests who due to a disability are unable to use our normal queue lines (refer to Ride Access for more information). All carers must be of sufficient age and fitness to provide the level of care required. For everyone’s safety, all lifting of a disabled person will be the responsibility of their carer.
Guests with certain disabilities, who are unable to use the normal queue lines, may be eligible for a direct access pass. Documentary proof of disability is mandatory and Department for Work & Pensions or Disability Living Allowance letters will only be accepted if accompanied by photographic proof of identity. Those deemed eligible will be issued with a pass for themselves and one carer. https://www.flamingoland.co.uk/plan-your-visit/accessibility-guide/
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CHEDDAR GORGE & CAVES
Although most of this is not accessible to those with limited mobility or in wheelchairs due to the nature of the caves, walk and lookout tower they do offer carers tickets. They also offer audio tours, audio loop systems and transcripts for those with sight and hearing issues.
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Step-free tours/ access has to be prearranged in advance by calling the specialist sales team but they do offer carers tickets without proof.
For more information on the services they offer and how to apply for your carer's ticket go to the website. The information is halfway down the page
LIGHTWATER VALLEY - Those who are unable to enjoy the full facilities of the park will be able to purchase a discounted ticket to the park for themselves which allows one helper in free. An additional helper will also be entitled to a discounted ticket. If you need assistance with purchasing your tickets, please speak to any member of staff at the admissions area. A hearing loop system is operated at the individual pay kiosks. Tickets have up to a 30% discount if purchased online in advance of your visit at www.lightwatervalley.co.uk Visitor Services Located and accessed from the Market Square, Visitor Services should be your first point of call during your visit. We will be able to offer advice on the ride and attraction access and requirements, issue preferential ride access wristbands where queuing would cause unnecessary discomfort or distress, and further advice on facilities for disabled guests.
Our disabled guests can enter the theme park for £18.00 per person, which includes one free accompanying carer. Additional carer tickets can then be purchased at £18.00 per person, these tickets must be purchased online in advance. Our "pay on the day" disabled rate is £24.00 including a free career with additional carer tickets available at £24.00 each.
THORPE PARK - Disabled guests are entitled to a free helper ticket. Please book a ticket and bring proof of entitlement to the Annual Pass Building, where there is a dedicated disabled entrance. Such proof includes a blue/orange badge, Attendance Allowance book, etc. Please note this is for Admission to the Resort only and does not guarantee entitlement to a disabled Ride Access Pass. If you require assistance when purchasing your tickets, our Admissions hosts will be happy to help.
Disabled guests who are unable to queue may be eligible for a Ride Access Pass for themselves and up to three helpers.
The wristband given will allow the disabled person and the helper to bypass the queuing system usually via the exit or designated entrance designed for ease of access. Proof of entitlement will be required before the Ride Access Passes are given. Such proof includes:
- A certified NHS Letter from your doctor or consultant clearly stating why you are eligible for the policy
- A letter from a professional body (e.g Nurse, Bupa Healthcare Advisor) clearly stating why you are eligible for the policy
- A DLA, DWP or PIP letter stating you are entitled to higher rate mobility allowance – please note we will only accept higher rate mobility allowance for a Ride Access Pass, no other letters will be accepted.
- A blue badge along with an additional form of photographic identification
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT WITHOUT PROVIDING THE ABOVE DOCUMENTATION A RIDE ACCESS PASS WILL NOT BE ISSUED TO YOU.
The National Trust has hundreds of homes, gardens, etc to visit from Gibside Chapel to Washington old hall and Moulton Hall in Richmond to Nunington Hall near York.
They do offer free carers admission. To find out more and to see other places of interest go to https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/visitors-with-disabilities
Edinburgh Castle offers free carers admission as well as information on accessibility and services on offer.http://www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk/visit/access-for-all
Blackpool pleasure beach also offer help for disabled people and their families including discounts on park passes ( but not on the unlimited ride wristbands) and special wrist bands for people who can not Que
The Black Gate has a lift and is fully accessible to wheelchair users. The gatehouse has two disabled toilet facilities, including one in the Harbottle learning room, which is often used for school visits.
Due to the Castle’s historic nature, disabled access inside the Keep is limited. However, on the ground floor, visitors can watch a 15-minute video tour, which provides an accessible alternative for those physically unable to access the rest of the Keep.
Disabled £5.50 (plus free carers
Child 5-15 £3.90
Child under 5 Free
Family of four £15.90
A student with valid Id £5.50
HAMPTON COURT PALACE
They offer free carers tickets that have disabled parking and offer tours for those with sight and hearing issues as well as those in a wheelchair.
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TOWER OF London
Offers concessionary and a free carers ticket due to some of the tower being inaccessible to people with reduced mobility.
They offer various services including virtual tours and wheelchair hire
WASHINGTON WILDLIFE PARK
They have accessible information for any visitors which can be found here including information on wheelchair and scooter hire.
Prices are as follows
Concession (65+, disabled, full-time student and unemployed)£9.10 £8.26
Essential helpers assisting disabled visitor free
WOBURN SAFARI PARK
They offer disabled and carers tickets at the price of £24.99
How to book, proof required and more information about accessibility and services they offer to help plan your visit can be found here
Offer facilities as well as discounted prices for elderly, students and carers
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Discounted rate for a student, seniors, and disabled visitors. Relevant supporting documents must be brought on the day of your visit.
Free entry for one essential carer per paying disabled visitor. Purchase one child or adult disabled ticket online and a free carer ticket is included with each ticket. Just come to the gate with your e-ticket and the carer will be admitted for free on the same ticket. Please bring with you any supporting documents.
Pram and wheelchair hire
Both prams and wheelchairs are available to hire on a first-come, first-served, basis. A deposit is required to hire out either of these items.
Link to accessibility information https://www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo/visitor-information/accessibility
CENTRE FOR LIFE
They offer carers tickets. information can be found here
They also offer can access guide that can be found here
DISCOVERY MUSEUM IN NEWCASTLE
Accessabiltity information to help plan your visit can be found here
Entry is free
They offer concessions for 60+, students with an NUS card and 1 free carer ticket with evidence.
Evidence can be a blue badge or pip letter
Disabled parking bays are at the front of the zoo and scooters are available to hire at £12
Offer concession prices for 60+ students, disabled adults, and child as well as free carer tickets.
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