Durham County Council
Welcome to Durham's DisabledGo Access Guide.
County Durham lies at the heart of the North East of England, with Tees Valley to the south and Tyne and Wear and Northumberland to the north. The county stretches from the North Pennines area of outstanding natural beauty in the west to the North Sea heritage coast in the east and also borders Cumbria and North Yorkshire.
As well as its beautiful natural environments, County Durham also includes the historic City of Durham, a fantastic destination for visitors with its cathedral and castle world heritage site. Other popular visitor destinations include Beamish: The Living Museum of the North, Killhope: The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon and Raby Castle.
The Durham access guide covers 1,000 venues across the county including hotels, parks, leisure centres, council offices, restaurants and tourist attractions.
The guide enables people to find out information, such as whether venues have adapted toilets or parking close by, it also provides detail such as whether there are tactile or Braille markings in lifts or on doors, the dimensions of toilets, the positioning of fixtures and fittings and whether you can request large print or Braille information.
We hope you find this guide useful and welcome any feedback.
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