Accessible Birmingham

Dedicated information for disabled visitors or those with limited mobility- helping you plan your visit to Birmingham.


Throughout the website we offer as much detail as possible, so that you can make the best choice about how to get around, where to stay in comfort and what to see and do.

Dedicated information for disabled visitors, older visitors with limited mobility, parents, personal assistants or carers is also listed on this page.

If you need more information about a particular aspect of your stay please contact us. We will be happy to find out what you need to know.

Many tourism venues provide information on the accessibility of their facilities and services in the form of a written Access Statement, to help you ‘know before you go’. All VisitEngland star-rated accommodation and quality-assured attractions are required to have an Access Statement.

Typical information may include, for example, the frequency of buses, useful telephone numbers, the number of steps to the front door and the availability of subtitles on televisions.

So, when you are next researching which accommodation to stay at and attractions to visit, ask to see their Access Statements.



Information about Blue Badge parking in the city is provided by Birmingham City Council.

If you would like more information about parking for Blue Badge holders in the Birmingham area please call 0121 303 6644 

Dedicated Blue Badge parking information available here

If you would like information about on-street parking or City Council Car Parks please call 0121 303 7617, or email:


Travel for West Midlands

Accessible transport guide here


Changing Places Toilets

In Birmingham city centre we have Changing Places Accessible Toilets at The Library of Birmingham and Bullring shopping centre. Cadbury World, one of our top attractions has one in Bournville, as do Birmingham Airport and the NEC. Please check out the list and map for details and locations.


Navigate Birmingham

Let us give you a helping hand to find your way around Birmingham. We have worked through Direct Enquiries with some of the most popular attractions and venues in the city, to identify their closest car park, railway station or bus route and then provided a text and photo journey that you can read on screen or print off for your arrival.

We have included info about distances and surfaces – ideal if you are a wheelchair user, transferring through Birmingham between stations with your luggage or bringing a pushchair. Or this could be just what you need if you are map-phobic, and new to the city.

Choose your destination, click on the image showing where you want to go and follow the route link. There is also info about the accessible facilities and services of the destination and of shops en-route.

VisitEngland’s Access for All

Your guide to accessible city breaks in England

Download your copy here


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