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Concessions for Carers and Disabled People

At KDC we have been discussing concessions for carers and people with disabilities.  This is the starting list we have compiled, if you know of any other venues that offer concessions, please let us know and we will add them to our list.

Knowsley Wildflower Centre

Title: Wild Flower Centre - Description: Our visitors are very welcome to bring a carer to assist them FREE - please ask when you arrive or call or email in advance to help us make the best of your visit.  http://www.nwc.org.uk/
Our visitors are very welcome to bring a carer to assist them FREE – please ask when you arrive or call or email in advance to help us make the best of your visit.  http://www.nwc.org.uk/

 

National Trust

Title: The National trust - Description: Our admission policy admits the necessary companion, or carer, of a disabled visitor free of charge, on request, while the normal membership, or admission fee, applies to the disabled visitor.<br /><br />‘Access for All Admit One Card’ can be applied for and allows a carer free entry to support a person with a disability. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/article-1356394063324/<br /><br />Our admission policy admits the necessary companion, or carer, of a disabled visitor free of charge, on request, while the normal membership, or admission fee, applies to the disabled visitor. 

‘Access for All Admit One Card’ can be applied for and allows a carer free entry to support a person with a disability. National Trust 

 

Knowsley Leisure Centres

Title: Image of Knowsley Leisure Centre - Description: You need to check at each centre, but carers should receive free entry when supporting a disabled person.http://www.activeknowsley.com/centres.php

You need to check at each centre, but carers should receive free entry when supporting a disabled person.  http://www.activeknowsley.com/centres.php

Cinema

Title: Cinema Exhibitors Association - Description: This is a national card that can be used to verify that the holder is entitled to one free ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema. http://www.ceacard.co.uk/postcodes.asp

Cinema Exhibitors Association card –This is a national card that can be used to verify that the holder is entitled to one free ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema. http://www.ceacard.co.uk/postcodes.asp

 

Title: Chester Zoo - Description: Guests with disabilities can admit a carer free of charge.<br />http://www.chesterzoo.org/plan-your-visit/admission-and-tickets?gclid=CIbVrs6SkrwCFeKWtAodOCgANw<br />Chester Zoo

Guests with disabilities can admit a carer free of charge.  Chester Zoo 

 

Knowsley Safari Park
We believe everyone should come and visit our safari park, so one-to-one carers go free with a paid disabled entry ticket. Any additional carers are required to pay entry prices. Knowsley Safari Park 

 

Title: London Zoo - Description: The following concessions are available on the day when you arrive at the main gate:<br />A discounted rate for disabled visitors.  Relevant supporting documents should be brought on the day of your visit.<br />One free entry for one essential carer per paying disabled visitor. This cannot be used in conjunction with Tesco Days Out vouchers.<br />http://www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo/visit/entry-costs,118,AR.html<br />

London Zoo
The following concessions are available on the day when you arrive at the main gate:

A discounted rate for disabled visitors.  Relevant supporting documents should be brought on the day of your visit.  One free entry for one essential carer per paying disabled visitor. This cannot be used in conjunction with Tesco Days Out vouchers. London Zoo  

 

Title: Bristol Zoo - Description: Concessions for young people aged 15 to 18 years and disabled adults, carer has free entry.<br />Proof of disability will be requested, which may include a Blue Badge, statement of special educational needs from LEA or NHS, or a letter from a medical professional on NHS headed paper.<br />http://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/prices<br />

Bristol Zoo
Concessions for young people aged 15 to 18 years and disabled adults, carer has free entry.  Proof of disability will be requested, which may include a Blue Badge, statement of special educational needs from LEA or NHS, or a letter from a medical professional on NHS headed paper. http://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/prices
 

Title: Dudley Zoo - Description: Concessions - Adult with disability, Child with Disability,<br /><br />One Free Admission for Carer with Disabled Visitor<br /><br />http://www.dudleyzoo.org.uk/visit-us/opening-times-admissions<br /><br />

Dudley Zoo

Concessions – Adult with disability, Child with Disability,

One Free Admission for Carer with Disabled Visitor

http://www.dudleyzoo.org.uk/visit-us/opening-times-admissions

 

 

London Eye

Title: The London Eye - Description: There are discounts for our disabled guests on The EDF Energy London Eye and London Eye River Cruise. Restrictions do apply. </p><br /><p>For more details, please call + 44 (0)871 222 0188 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras) or email accessiblebooking@londoneye.com  .<br /><br />All paying disabled guests can bring a carer free of charge on both the London Eye and the London Eye River Cruise. Both the London Eye and London Eye River Cruises are full accessible for disabled guests, with wheelchair access and disabled toilets.<br /><br />http://www.londoneye.com/VisitorInformation/DisabledGuests/Default.aspx<br /><br />

There are discounts for our disabled guests on The EDF Energy London Eye and London Eye River Cruise. Restrictions do apply.

For more details, please call + 44 (0)871 222 0188 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras) or email accessiblebooking@londoneye.com   All paying disabled guests can bring a carer free of charge on both the London Eye and the London Eye River Cruise. Both the London Eye and London Eye River Cruises are full accessible for disabled guests, with wheelchair access and disabled toilets. London Eye 
 

Title: Merlin Annual Pass - Description: Free pass for Carer with each full price pass purchased for person with disability.http://www.merlinannualpass.co.uk/disabled-passholders.aspx

Merlin Annual Pass

Free pass for Carer with each full price pass purchased for person with disability.  Merlin Annual Pass

 

 

Eden project

Title: The Cornwall Eden Project - Description: Free entry to Eden for Carers: One per disabled person – just let us know in advance if you plan to attend an out-of-hours paying event http://www.edenproject.com/access-guide

Free entry to Eden for Carers: One per disabled person – just let us know in advance if you plan to attend an out-of-hours paying event http://www.edenproject.com/access-guide

National Express

Title: National Express - Description: If you're registered disabled and love exploring the British Isles, then our Disabled Coachcard offers a great way to save 1/3 on standard fares to hundreds of UK towns, cities and airports http://www.nationalexpress.com/waystosave/disabled-coachcards.aspx

If you’re registered disabled and love exploring the British Isles, then our Disabled Coachcard offers a great way to save 1/3 on standard fares to hundreds of UK towns, cities and airports.  National Express
 

Disabled Persons Railcard

Title: Disabled Persons Railcard - Description: If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult you might qualify for the Disabled Persons Railcard.<br /><br /><br /><br />The Disabled Persons Railcard allows you to get 1/3 off most rail fares throughout Great Britain.  If you are travelling with an adult companion they also can get 1/3 off their rail fare.<br /><br /><br /><br />http://www.disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk/<br /><br /><br /><br />If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult you might qualify for the Disabled Persons Railcard.  The Disabled Persons Railcard allows you to get 1/3 off most rail fares throughout Great Britain.  If you are travelling with an adult companion they also can get 1/3 off their rail fare. http://www.disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk/

 

Toll Bridges/Tunnels

Title: Toll Bridge and Tunnel Concessions - Description: You may be able to pay a reduced rate or nothing at some river crossings, bridges and tunnels if you’re disabled.  In most cases, you have to apply in advance to get a concession.<br /><br /><br /><br />https://www.gov.uk/driving-medical-conditions/toll-concessions<br /><br /><br /><br />You may be able to pay a reduced rate or nothing at some river crossings, bridges and tunnels if you’re disabled.  In most cases, you have to apply in advance to get a concession. Toll Concessions 

 

Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

Title: Image of Rough Guide to Accessible Britain - Description: Rough Guide to Accessible Britain<br /><br /><br /><br />A free, online guide including:<br /><br /><br /><br />Over 200 inspiring ideas for worry-free days out<br /><br /><br /><br />Reviews, hints and tips by disabled visitors<br /><br /><br /><br />Grouped by 10 regional locations – featuring Olympic venues, scenic drives and towns<br /><br /><br /><br />Accessibility information including disabled parking<br /><br /><br /><br />http://www.accessibleguide.co.uk/home.php<br /><br /><br /><br />

A free, online guide including:

Over 200 inspiring ideas for worry-free days out

Reviews, hints and tips by disabled visitors

Grouped by 10 regional locations – featuring Olympic venues, scenic drives and towns

Accessibility information including disabled parking

http://www.accessibleguide.co.uk/home.php

 

 

Euan’s Guide

Title: Euan MacDonald - Description: The goal of Euan's Guide is to provide a friendly, honest & empowering alternative to hours of web searching and phone calls and most importantly remove the ‘fear of the unknown’ when visiting a venue for the first time.<br /><br /><br /><br />I really hope that you'll help by sending us your reviews or even just staying in touch and mentioning us to your friends & family or anyone else you think might be interested. Please also encourage venues that you visit to list on the site.  http://www.euansguide.com/<br /><br /><br /><br />The goal of Euan’s Guide is to provide a friendly, honest & empowering alternative to hours of web searching and phone calls and most importantly remove the ‘fear of the unknown’ when visiting a venue for the first time.

I really hope that you’ll help by sending us your reviews or even just staying in touch and mentioning us to your friends & family or anyone else you think might be interested. Please also encourage venues that you visit to list on the site.  http://www.euansguide.com/

 

Knowsley Disability Concern Disclaimer

The content of this resource is provided for general information purposes only and whilst we hope you find it useful, the content of this guide should not be taken as an endorsement by us of any particular venue, location or destination and should not be relied upon by you in making any decisions.

Information correct as of 22 February 2014.