Useful Publications For Visitors With Disabilities

The 'Door to Door' guide, prepared by Tripscope for the Department of Transport, provides a useful guide for visitors with disabilities on all types of transport. It is published by the Stationary Office.

A copy can be inquired after by telephoning 0870 600 55 22 or requested for by writing to:

The Stationary Office
PO Box 29
Norwich
Norfolk
NR3 1GN

RAMP (Route Planning and Access Maps Printing) provides individual route maps and directions showing filling stations, NKS toilets for disabled people, accessible refreshment stops and overnight accommodation

For further information write to:

RAMP
DMF National Mobility Centre
Unit 2a
Atcham Estate
Shrewsbury
SY4 4UG

'Rail Travel for Disabled Passengers' is a leaflet providing information for travellers with disabilities and is available from major stations and rail enquiry offices

The National Trust provides a free leaflet entitled 'Information for Visitors with Disabilities' which is a free annual booklet giving information on accessibility and facilities for disabled people at their properties. The booklet is also available in large print and on tape.

To get a copy send a second class stamped addressed envelope to:

The National Trust
36 Queen Annes Gate
London
SW1H 9AS

English Heritage provides a guide entitled ' Guide for disabled visitors', an annual booklet giving information on accessibility and facilities for disabled visitors at their historic buildings and sites.

The information can be had in braille, tape or large print. The booklet can be obtained free from:

Portica Limited
Addison Road
Chilton Industrial Estate
Sodbury
Suffolk
CO10 6XJ
Tel 01787 312 299

A useful video, for those who wish to upgrade their accommodation for visitors with disabilities can be obtained from 50 tourist information centres across Devon and Cornwall. The video is free of charge on loan. Telephone numbers for all tourist information centres can be obtained from the listings found on the pages of www.westcountrynow.com

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