Welcome to the Trans Pennine Trail
A national coast to coast route for recreation and transport – for walkers, cyclists and (in parts) horse riders
Other sources of information for accessibility
This page displays links to useful organisations with further information regarding Accessibility below are useful links on Accessibility:
Friends of the TPT Videos these show what to expect when out on the Trail in particular areas.
Accessible Derbyshire was launched as a registered charity in February 2014 with the aim of improving the lives of disabled people, their families, friends and carers living in or visiting Derbyshire and the Peak District.
Access For All aim is to improve the lives of disabled people in the UK by providing access consulting, training, auditing and business support services.
Cycling Without Age is a movement started in 2012 by Ole Kassow. Ole wanted to help the elderly get back on their bicycles. The answer was a trishaw and he started offering free bike rides to the local nursing home residents.
Disabled Ramblers exists to help mobility-challenged people get back out into the countryside. Able-bodied helpers support members by loading scooters and other jobs.
DisabledGo is a national access information provider which gives detailed access information regarding venues across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Disability Rights is the leading charity of it’s kind in the UK. They are run by and for people with lived experiences of disability or health conditions.
Disability Action Yorkshire – are a charity and social enterprise, providing services that create opportunities for disabled people to live the lifestyle of their choosing.
Disability Awareness and Planning for Accessibility during Events – An introduction to disability awareness when organising any kind of event. This includes understanding common barriers to accessibility in events and venues. It’s a guide to help event planners understand their responsibilities and legal obligations.
Euan’s Guide is the disabled access review website that aims to ‘remove the fear of the unknown’ and inspire people to try new places.
Experience Community is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that provides films and information about walks and other leisure activities for disabled people and the wider community.
Fieldfare Trust works with people with disabilities and countryside managers to improve access to the countryside for everyone.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
Mountain Trike Company believes in access for everyone and manufactures all-terrain manual wheelchairs. Each chair is designed using a masterful blend of unique innovation and drive system with high specification mountain bike technology. Their wheelchairs provide users with far greater freedom and independence than ever before to travel off the beaten track – trips to the park, woodland trails, mud, snow, sand, cobbles and even mountains! No other manual wheelchair provides comparable high level of maneuverability and uneven surface performance, practicality, comfort and safety. Despite deep mud and wet ground the unique lever drive and steering system means your hands stay clean and dry.
Open Country – A Yorkshire-based charity who enable people with disabilities to access and enjoy the local countryside, mainly through a varied activities programme. Groups include tandem and adapted cycling, walking, wheelchair outings, adventure sports and nature tasks.
Phototrails is an innovative concept that allows users to view countryside routes through a series of photographs and descriptions of the trail features.
Radar Key Company are a commercial company, who for 25 years have been manufacturing our quality keys and marketing all aspects of the accessible toilets National Key Scheme (NKS).
Tourism For all is the UK Voice for Accessible Tourism. We are a national charity dedicated to making tourism welcoming to all.
Wheels for All initiative is a nationally recognised programme that embraces all children and adults with disabilities and differing needs, to engage in a quality cycling activity providing fun and stimulating cycling across the UK.
Walks With Wheelchairs is a central resource to provide information of accessible walks throughout the UK.
Walking for Health is run by the Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support. By sharing their walking and health expertise they enable our schemes to offer short, free, local health walks in communities across England.
Wheels for Well Being exists to enhance disabled people’s lives by ensuring that anyone can access the physical, emotional, practical and social benefits of cycling.
Wheelie Boats is a registered charity dedicated to providing mobility impaired people with the opportunity and freedom to enjoy waters large and small all over the UK in wheelchair accessible Wheelyboats (Two locations close to the TPT East Park Lark Hull 0148 2331966 and Walton Hall Trout Fishery Wakfield 0148 4600555) .
If you have any information on Accessible links we haven’t listed please get in contact with us.
Pat and Bryan’s story has helped our Partners right across the Trans Pennine Trail network to see how changes can make the route more accessible. Take a look at what they've helped to accomplish.