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Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Getting Out & About

My Bus 

MyBus is a bookable bus service offering door-to-door transport in your area. MyBus can be used for shopping, GP appointments, visiting friends, attending local clubs, and much more.

Euan’s Guide 

Euansguide.com is the disabled access review site where disabled people, their family, friends and carers can find and share reviews on the accessibility of venues around the UK and beyond. The site is an invaluable tool for everything from planning a day out, to picking a last-minute place for coffee or lunch.

Simply Emma

Simply Emma is a leading travel and disability blog focused on accessible travel and life experiences from a wheelchair user’s perspective. The blog was created to encourage others, with or without a disability, to travel more and make new discoveries, whether that’s abroad or in your own hometown. 

Changing Places 

Changing Places toilets are different to standard accessible toilets (or "disabled toilets") and should be provided in addition to accessible toilets. Each Changing Places toilet provides the right equipment, enough space and a safe and clean environment.

The National Key Scheme

The Radar key offers disabled people independent access to more than 9,000 accessible locked public toilets around the country. For more information and to purchase your own Radar key, go to the link above.

Neatebox

Neatebox feel that no person should feel concerned about being able to enjoy their independence. In pursuing their mission to lead society in becoming more inclusive to everyone, they have developed solutions that empower disabled people in their daily life and ease the pressure on those who are tasked to support them. Their two apps, ‘Button’ and ‘Welcome’, are used across the UK and Ireland to foster the independent lifestyles of disabled people. With them, the aim is to reduce anxiety, increase social mobility and ultimately promote a very real change in society's attitude towards those who have so often been ignored.

Accessible Theatre Events

Search for accessible events in venues across Scotland.

Pony Axe S

Pony Axe S helps to provide unique and inclusive transport to those who use wheelchairs or have mobility issues. Available across the UK.

We Can Access

We can access is all about celebrating good access. You can chat, share, shop and review.

Disability Horizons

Founded in 2011, Disability Horizons publishes articles on a wide variety of topics, all to support the aim of a world where disabled people live exactly as they choose to. You can sign up for our newsletter to get all our articles directly to your inbox, along with our Ultimate Disability Survival guide.

Outside the Box

Outside the Box provides independent development support to groups and people across Scotland who want to make a difference in their communities. They work on a broad range of projects under four key themes - offering support, information, training, evaluation and advice. 

Men's Sheds

Men's Sheds are community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds, but for groups of men to enjoy together. They help reduce loneliness and isolation, but most importantly, they’re fun.

Momentum 

Momentum Skills provides training and employability services to people with disabilities and those who are excluded. They help empower people to gain the skills they need to live independently and to gain access to employment.

Accessible Holidays

Disability Scotland

For holiday makers staying in the UK there are a wide range of options. From accessible hotels, caravans and motor homes to residential activity centres for groups.

Visit Scotland 

Scotland offers plenty of wonderful accessible accommodation options, including sleek city centre hotels, eco-friendly retreats and luxurious country houses.

Tourism for All 

Tourism for All is the place to find accessible destinations and places to stay – whether you want a relaxing hotel break, an exciting day trip or just a change of scenery, find everything you can think of right here! We can link you to accommodation, attractions, events and more all across Britain. 

Calvert Trust

This organisation has sites in Exmoor, the Lake District and Northumberland where individuals and families affected by disability can enjoy well-supported active, outdoor holidays. Each site operates independently and offers slightly different opportunities.

Motability 

The Motability Scheme helps you get mobile by exchanging your higher rate mobility allowance to lease a new affordable car, wheelchair accessible vehicle, scooter or powered wheelchair.

Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

The Guide aims to inspire and support people with diverse needs in enjoying the best of Britain’s attractions – whatever their disability. You can also access a free downloadable PDF Rough Guide to accessible Britain.