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London Accessibility Guide by John Sage

Which London tourist sites are accessible? Which should you avoid?  

How should your travel between the tourist sites?  By Tube, by bus, or by taxi?

Where can you find accessible restaurants and accessible shopping?

Accessible itineraries, travel tips, maps, and more.  More than 130 pages of essential accessible travel advice written by John Sage.

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The Table of Contents listed below is for a London accessibility guide we put together for a for a previous client visiting London.  The London Accessibility Guide is included with our London accessible trip planning services.


London Accessibility Guide Table of Contents

Reservations     5

London Tourist Map      6

Arriving in London         7

Getting Around London with a Disability 7

Bus Accessibility           9

Accessible Bus Routes  11

Bus Neighborhood Maps           11

Bus “Spider” Maps        17

Subway/Metro Accessibility (also known as The Tube or The Underground)          39

Tube Stops without elevators in tourist neighborhoods    39

Tube Stops with elevators in tourist neighborhoods        40

Tube Accessibility Map  40

Tube Accessible Toilet Map       41

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) Train Accessibility          42

Tram Accessibility         42

Train Station Accessibility          43

King’s Cross Train Station          43

Paddington Train Station           44

St. Pancras Train Station           46

Victoria Train Station     47

Waterloo Train Station   48

Accessible Taxis in London       50

Recommended Accessible Itineraries     52

Itinerary A – Walking Tour or Driving Tour, Trafalgar Square, National Gallery, London Eye            55

Itinerary B – Westminster Abbey, Changing of the Guard at 11:15, Churchill Museums & Cabinet War Rooms, Boat Cruise, Tower Bridge, Tower of London 56

Itinerary C – St. Paul’s Cathedral, Millennium Bridge, Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe, Vinopolis or Anchor Bankside Pub            58

Itinerary D – British Museum, British Library, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum     59

Itinerary E – Parliament, Imperial War Museum, Shopping on Oxford Street          62

Itinerary F – Harrod’s, Harvey Nichols, Hyde Park, Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Covent Garden      65

Itinerary G – Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Science Museum        67

Itinerary H – St. James’ Park, Regents Park, and/or Green Park   69

Accessible Guided Tours & Day Trips    70

Driving Tours    70

Highlights of London Accessible Driving Tour     70

Walking Tours   70

Classic London Wheelchair Accessible Tour (including Changing of the Guard)    70

Royal London Accessible Guided Tour   70

Accessible Boat Tours   71

London Accessible Boat Cruise on the Thames River      71

Accessible London Day Trips    71

Stonehenge & Hampton Court Accessible Driving Tour   71

Stonehenge & Windsor Castle Accessible Guided Tour   71

Stonehenge Accessible Tour by Train     71

Cambridge Accessible Tour from London           72

Oxford Accessible Tour from London     72

Highlights of Greenwich Accessible Tour            72

Accessible London Tourist Attractions    73

British Library    73

British Museum Accessibility      75

Buckingham Palace       78

Cabinet War Rooms and Churchill Museum Accessibility 82

Imperial War Museum    84

Kensington Palace        87

Leicester Square           89

London Eye Accessibility          89

National Gallery 92

Old Operating Theatre Museum  96

Parliament & Big Ben     96

Piccadilly Circus            98

St. Paul’s Cathedral       98

Tate Modern Museum    101

Tower Bridge     103

Tower of London           105

Trafalgar Square            109

Vinopolis          109

Westminster Abbey       109

Accessible Theatres      113

Accessible Shopping    115

Accessible Restaurants 118

Accessible Pubs           122

Accessible Photo Opportunities 125

Pharmacies       126

Hospitals          129

Client Feedback            132


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