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.
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
Calderdale is an accessible destination everyone can visit and have their equipment and access needs met while enjoying their holiday.
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.
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.
Discover accessible cinema screenings for people with hearing and sight loss and autism-friendly screenings at cinemas across Calderdale.
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.
Changing Places Toilets
With extra features and more space to meet an individual’s needs, Changing Places toilets are different to standard accessible toilets.
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.
Euan’s Guide provides travel information for people with mobility problems.
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.