Accessibility Information

Wherever possible on this site we have endeavoured to list information and facilities for our visitors with mobility, visual or hearing difficulties within each section.

Should you require additional information, please contact Visitor Information Services

A copy of the Thanet Visitor Information Centre Access Statement can be seen here

Read more about accessibility in Margate with this free VisitEngland guide

Accommodation

Facility symbols on adverts provide a quick reference to the facilities available at each establishment. 

You can also use this document to quickly compare the facilities at all of our Hotels and Guesthouses:

Accommodation Table 

Attractions

Disabled access and facilities have been included within each attraction's individual entry. Please check your specific requirements with the attraction/s prior to your visit.

We have also included the following:

Attractions' Accessibility Full Info

Attractions' Accessibility Quick-Look Table 

Beaches

Beach Within Reach wheelchairs have special inflatable tyres which makes crossing the sand easier than in a regular wheelchair. This charitable organisation has chairs on a range of beaches:

Beach Within Reach

Margate Main Sands also has an Access Statement:

Margate Sands Access

Car Parking

The Blue Badge Disabled Parking Scheme is run by Kent County Council and allows disabled people to park closer to shops and amenities, allowing the holder to drive or be transported to areas within towns and cities where parking is restricted.

For further information click here or call +44 (0) 3000 416 262

Mobility Hire and Services                  

Click below for a list on places around Thanet which may be able to provide rented mobility aids:

Mobility Services 

Public Conveniences

Click below for a list of toilets which have accessible facilities:

Accessible Toilet Facilities

Transport                                                                         

Buses: Most of the routes operated by stagecoach use low floor ‘Easy Access’ buses which are wheelchair accessible. For information on using mobility scooters on local buses please contact Stagecoach Customer Services & Disabilities Helpdesk on 03456 00 22 99                                                      
Taxi: Central Cars offer an accessible taxi service. Please call in advance (01843) 88 88 88