In Events

If you’re looking for things to do that are disabled friendly, here are a selection of events that are taking place all over the UK from our Tourism For All members.
 

March

7th March – Autism Friendly Days at Monkey World, Weymouth.
Monkey World will be opening an hour early exclusively for visitors with autism and their families. There are sensory trails, a calm room and a drop in room giving you additional support.

Image: Monkey World

20TH March – SEN Time at Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, Poole
On the 20th of each month, park activities are adjusted for children with learning disabilities between 3pm and 5pm.

21st March – Mother’s Day at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, Bristol
Mums get a free bacon bap included with their entry.

22nd March – Mother’s Day at Monkey World, Weymouth.

Just for Mother’s Day, mums get 50% off their entry, just download the voucher from the website and present it at the entrance gate! Monkey World has a variety of accessible facilities too.

22nd March – Mother’s Day at World of Countrylife, Exmouth
A full programme of daily activities as well as Mother’s Day crafts, and special offers in Farmer Lee’s Food Barn. Contact them to find out more about their accessible facilities.

22nd March – Mother’s Day at Crealy Theme Park and Resort, Exeter
Head to Crealy on Mother’s Day for a fantastic family day out and mums pay just £1! Crealy is wheelchair accessible and offers a queue assist scheme. Find out more about their accessible facilities on their website.

30th March – 13th April – Eggosaurus Dino Hunt at Crealy Theme Park and Resort, Exeter
Join Crealy for a Jurassic adventure this Easter and find all the dinosaur eggs to win an egg-ceptional prize! Check Crealy’s website for full accessible information.

April

4th – 19th April – Hoppy Easter at Paultons Park, Southampton
Hoppy Easter returns to Paultons Park where guests will be able to meet cute and cuddly characters including Bobtail Bunny, Betty Bunny, Hennie the Hedgehog and Red the Deer. All Hoppy Easter activities are included in general park admission. There are over 70 rides to enjoy, many of them accessible and there are a selection of disabled friendly facilities.

Image: Paultons Park.

10th – 13th April – Easter Eggs-travaganza at Monkey World, Weymouth.

Free Chocolate Easter Eggs for the first 100 children into the park every day from Good Friday to Easter Monday! Monkey World has a variety of accessible facilities available.

20th April – SEN Time at Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, Poole

Park activities are adjusted for children with learning disabilities between 3pm and 5pm.

25th April – Accessible Family Evening at Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool

Accessible family evenings take place throughout the year. In April, the evening is on 25th April from 6.30-8.20pm. These sessions are suitable for a range of disabilities, booking opens on 16th March.

Related

Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre
Wildlife / Safari Parks & Zoo
Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre

Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre is home to over 250 rescued and endangered primates, including Europe’s only orangutan crèche! Visitors can see a number of primate infants playing and growing up together with their foster families at the purpose built crèche in the 65 acre park located in Dorset on Britain’s south west coast.

Paultons Park
Theme Park / Amusement Park
Paultons Park

Paultons Park is the UK’s number one family theme park with over 70 exciting rides and attractions to enjoy.

Sandcastle Waterpark
Theme Park / Amusement Park
Sandcastle Waterpark

Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK’s largest Indoor Waterpark with more than 18 fantastic slides and attractions including Master Blaster, the longest Indoor Roller Coaster waterslide in the world. There’s something for all the family including Thunderfalls family waterslides, Ushi Gushi Action River, Aztec Falls waterslide and Typhoon Lagoon wave pool. The Caribbean Storm Treehouse, Fort Riptide, Treetops Water Chute and HMS Shipwreck provide fun for our very young visitors. With an adults only Spa area, a private Cabana for those who want to enjoy a VIP experience and much more, Sandcastle Waterpark is a great day out for all the family.

Crealy Theme Park & Resort
Adventure Park / Playground
Crealy Theme Park & Resort
Noah's Ark Zoo Farm
Animal Collection
Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm is the home of the big zoo animals including African Elephants, White Rhino, Giraffes, Lions, Tigers and Bears. You’ll be amazed at the variety of nature you’ll see within the biggest zoo in the South West. The zoo has recently launched its ‘Ark for All’ Project opened by Paralympian Andy Lewis. This includes a new accessible play area complete with a wheelchair accessible roundabout and basket swings. The zoo also opened a Changing Places toilet with hoist and changing bed. Noah’s Ark have worked closely with the National Autistic Society after schools club Bristol as well as local special seeds schools to create autism-friendly signage around the zoo that is accessible for all visitors regardless of age or ability.

World of Country Life
Animal Collection
World of Country Life

Where else can you hand feed deer and llama, watch an exhilarating birds of prey flying display, take a walk down a Victorian Street, wonder at all the memorabilia from the war and times gone by, wander around the Hall of Transport (where you’ll find vehicles used in TV’s Downton Abbey and Mr Selfridge) and watch a hilarious ferret racing event? – The answer is World of Country Life!