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12 greatest accessible trails across the UK

Rough Guides’ writer Helena Smith has cherry-picked some of the best accessible routes in the country.

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Recognising young carers on Young Carers Action Day

In advance of Young Carers Action Day, which will be held on 16 March this year, we have put together some information about the day.


5 accessible activities to do with kids

Rough Guides have picked a range of fantastic accessible activities to keep the whole family entertained, from nature walks to BSL bedtime stories.


Lockdown diary: how a disability blogger adapted to homeschooling

Disability blogger Gem Hubbard tells how us lockdown has gone for her and how she used her lifelong mantra of "adapt and blossom" to get through it.

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‘Joe needs his school’: Returning to school after lockdown

Are you prepared to send your children back to school in September? We spoke to a Scheme customer about preparing for the big return.

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Parenting a disabled child is lonely – so I built an app to help us find each other

The mother of a disabled child has developed an app to enable families facing health and disability challenges to find new friends and interact.


Accessible intergenerational days out around the UK

Planning a day trip with the entire family? From mighty Medieval castles to museums exploring outer space, there are plenty of spots around the UK that will keep every generation happy. In this article Rough Guides pick seven of the country’s top attractions suitable for all ages.

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How the Motability Scheme can help if you care for someone with autism

For a carer, parent or family member of someone with autism, travelling via public transport or running an older, less reliable car can sometimes be challenging.

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How the Scheme helps with our son who has autism [VIDEO]

Rachael and Sean’s son Dominic has autism. Here's their story about founding out about the Motability Scheme and how it has helped them.

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20 Things to do over the Easter weekend

Rough Guides Author, Lucinda Hallett, picks some of the best accessible days out that you can enjoy this Easter.


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