The UK’s stately homes are among some of the finest on the planet, and have been immortalised in countless novels, TV period dramas and films. They are also amongst the most popular places to visit in the country, particularly for those of us with limited mobility. It goes without saying that these are, by their very nature, old properties. This brings its own challenges for mobility scooter users in terms of accessibility. However, many of the UK’s best stately homes do a great job of opening these buildings up to as many visitors as possible.
A beautiful city of dreaming spires, unique galleries and museums, wonderful public open spaces and of course a world-famous university: Oxford is a fantastic place to spend a few days. Here is our pick of some of the best accessible places to visit.
The Pitt Rivers Museum
No visit to Oxford is complete without a trip to the Pitt Rivers Museum. Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt Rivers was a British Army officer who is world-renowned as one of founders of modern archaeology, and this museum is a celebration of his many discoveries.