London’s accessible sights

London’s accessible sights

London is a great place to visit, but not always the easiest to get around. We’ve taken a look at some of the top attractions near Elephant Park that aim to be accessible for all.

With the fast-paced scurry of life in London, those with limited mobility can find it hard to get around. Elephant Park is committed to being open for everyone in the community, ensuring that accessibility plays a significant role across the development.

We’ve pulled together a list of attractions within a short distance of Elephant Park that also place accessibility front and centre. Please note that not all are possible to be accessed by wheelchair – please check on the individual websites.

Accessible attractions near Elephant Park:
(Click the links to visit the venues’ individual visitor information pages)

Shakespeare’s Globe Exhibition and Tour: With step-free access available in all areas of the theatre and low-level display cases for wheelchair users, learn all about the 17th-century bard and explore his Globe theatre with a guided tour.

The Coca-Cola London Eye: See major landmarks and incredible views of the London skyline on this fully-accessible attraction that takes you 135m into the air. Spaces are limited to two wheelchairs per capsule so pre-booking is essential.

Southbank Centre: Discover art, theatre, music, dance and more at the UK’s largest arts centre. Committed to accessibility for all, the Southbank Centre organises its programming with all visitors in mind and even hosts the annual Unlimited festival which shines a light on works by disabled artists.

Imperial War Museum: The Imperial War Musuem on Lambeth Road (IWM London) is committed to ensuring the attraction is open to all. Visitor enhancements include step-free access, free of charge wheelchairs to use and a warm welcome for Guide and registered assistance dogs, among others.

Vauxhall City Farm: Fully wheelchair accessible – with most visitor areas on concrete – the whole site is less than an acre in size, so there is a short distance to go between the animals. For more information contact the Farm direct on 0207 582 4204.