Dorset is a fantastic place to visit for people of all ages and abilities.
To make planning that perfect break a little easier, we have put together this page which includes a selection of helpful access guides for areas across Dorset.
Guides for additional needs
The guides below contain simple and practical information on access, transport, parking and public toilets and are designed to help enable our visitors with additional needs to make an informed decision when planning their holiday, short break away or day out.
Additional publications to compliment these guides and further assist your visit are available on request from our Tourist Information Centres.
Looking for wheelchair friendly serviced of self catering accommodation?
We have gathered together a list of accessible accommodation in Dorset that have taken part in the National Accessible Scheme which can be searched for here:
If you need a little extra help getting around whilst on holiday, Dorset's mobility hire companies will hire out wheelchairs and mobility scooters for a range of disabilities:
Changing Places are toilet and changing facilities for the disabled with restricted mobility.
Further information on the facilities available in Dorset can be found on the Changing Places UK website
Tourism for All UK is the UK Voice for Accessible Tourism - a national charity dedicated to making tourism welcoming to all.
Additional help and guidance on accessible tourism can be obtained from Tourism for All UK.
For more tips and advice on accessible holiday travel in England, go to EnjoyEngland