Accessibility

Accessibility Information

Located in West Yorkshire, Calderdale is the southernmost of the Yorkshire Dales and covers part of the South Pennines area of river valleys, moorland and hill country.Our characterful towns and villages and beautiful landscapes have many interesting places to visit.

Calderdale has a range of services available for those in need of extra support during their time in our Modestly Magnificent borough as well as a range of accessible attractions, food & drink businesses and hotels, B&Bs and self-catering options to accommodate guests with access and equipment needs.

Working together with partners such as Visits Unlimited, our local Disability Access Forums and local businesses; these Accessible Calderdale pages aim to bring together as much information as we can gather, so that you can get out and enjoy yourself to the full when you visit Calderdale. 

Centrally located in England, Calderdale benefits from good road and rail links and two airports within an hour’s drive.

Click here for more information about Getting to Calderdale

If you’re travelling by coach then you’ll find our Calderdale Group Travel page useful, with information on locations for coach drop off points and coach parking. 

 

Accessible & Disabled Services in Calderdale

Accessible Accommodation 

Calderdale is an accessible destination everyone can visit and have their equipment and access needs met while enjoying their holiday. 

Click here for details of accessible accommodation in Calderdale 

 

Accessible Attractions

Calderdale has accessible Museums, Theatres, Libraries, Town Halls and Nature Reserves. On the entry for each attraction on Visitcalderdale.com, below the main photos, is a row of green tabs. Click on ‘Accessibility’ tab to bring up the accessibility information for that venue. 

Click here to go to a list of Calderdale’s Accessible Attractions

 

Accessible Events

As many of our attractions are accessible, events held at those attractions are also accessible. On the entry for each event in the What’s On pages on Visitcalderdale.com, below the main photos, is a row of green tabs. Click on the ‘Accessibility’ tab to bring up the accessibility information for the venue at which the event is taking place. 

Click here for a list of Calderdale’s Accessible events

 

Cinema

Discover accessible cinema screenings for people with hearing and sight loss and autism-friendly screenings at cinemas across Calderdale.

Click here for more information about sensory and autism friendly cinema in Calderdale 

 

Disabled Toilets

Calderdale’s public toilets have facilities for disabled people. You will need a RADAR key to access them, which can be obtained from The Shopmobility Centre in Halifax. 

Keys cost £3.50 and you can get one if you show proof of disability, such as a blue badge or a letter from your doctor. 

Click here for a list of all the Accessible Public Conveniences in Calderdale

 

Changing Places Toilets 

With extra features and more space to meet an individual’s needs, Changing Places toilets are different to standard accessible toilets. 

Click here for details of where you can find Changing Places Toilets in Calderdale

 

Disability Sports Programme

Calderdale Council’s Sports Services offer a wide range of disability specific and adapted mainstream sport and leisure programmes for children, young people and adults.

Click here to find out more about Calderdale’s Disability Sports Programme

 

Euan's Guide

Euan’s Guide provides travel information for people with mobility problems. 

Click here for more information

 

Shopmobility

Shopmobility is a registered charity that provides electric scooters, wheelchairs and manual wheelchairs for hire to enable people to enjoy the shops and attractions in Halifax and across Calderdale.

Click here to find out more about Shopmobility in Calderdale

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