There is great accessibility options for those living with disabilities. Read on to find out what is available in Southport and Formby that cater to all needs.
The iconic Southport pier is one of the longest piers in Britain, stretching for nearly one-and-a-half miles into the Irish Sea. It’s also very accessible, with wheelchairs available for hire so visitors can explore the entire length of the pier. The pier has plenty to offer including amusement arcades, an outdoor theatre, restaurants, and cafes – all accessible by wheelchair
Formby beach is well known for its stunning dune system and impressive sand sculptures. It’s also home to protected red squirrels, who can often be spotted darting across the beach! The beach offers wheelchair access via a purpose-built boardwalk which allows full exploration of this spectacular location without having to worry about difficult terrain or sand. You can even hire out a beach wheelchair from Formby Point Café which is free but must be booked in advance.
This nature reserve is located just outside Southport town centre, making it an ideal destination for nature lovers looking for easy access to wildlife watching opportunities. The RSPB Marshside Nature Reserve offers boardwalks throughout its grounds, so visitors don’t have to worry about uneven surfaces or difficult terrain while exploring this area of outstanding natural beauty. The boardwalks lead you through several habitats including salt marshland, reed beds and lagoons – perfect for spotting birds such as lapwings and curlews!
Southport and Formby offer some wonderful accessible days out that cater to all needs. Our care professionals regularly take our clients out and about, taking advantage of the many accessible facilities the area has to offer. From taking a stroll along Southport Pier and enjoying breath-taking views across the Irish Sea, exploring Formby Beach with its impressive sand sculptures or visiting RSPB Marshside Nature Reserve – there really is something here for everyone! So why not get planning your next accessible day trip today? Your perfect adventure awaits! Or if you want to know more about how Home Instead can help you or a loved one get out and about, why not give us a call for a quick chat on 01704 547938
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