Glasgow is home to some of Scotland’s best accessible attractions, events and places to stay.
AccessAble provide detailed information so that you can find out whether a place is going to be accessible for your needs before you visit. Check out the Glasgow AccessAble guide on their website.
Euan’s Guide is a disabled access review guide. Glasgow is lucky enough to have hundreds of venues, events and places to stay with Euan’s Guide reviews, check them out at euansguide.com.
Accommodation booking website, booking.com, allows for property searches in Glasgow by both ‘property accessibility’ and ‘room accessibility’. Visit booking.com to find the right room for your trip.
There are many Changing Places toilets throughout Glasgow. Visit changing-places.org and use their interactive map to see where to find them.
Many of the city’s museums are autism aware and can provide sensory kits, visual storyboards and hold autism friendly events. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Riverside Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art are all part of this fantastic programme. Find out more on Glasgow Life’s website.
The Glasgow Film Theatre’s Access Film Club regularly show films chosen by The National Autistic Society Scotland. Everyone is welcome to attend, especially those who enjoy a relaxed cinema environment. Read more about these great events at glasgowfilm.org.
Glasgow has many accessible transport options:
- ScotRail is Scotland’s national train service. For customers who need some extra help, you can book assistance in advance at scotrail.co.uk.
- First Bus is the largest bus operator in the city and all buses are built with easy access for wheelchair users and people with pushchairs. Find out more at firstbus.co.uk.
- Glasgow Taxis are the largest taxi service in the city and their entire fleet are wheelchair accessible. Plus, their friendly team are trained to support customers with a range of accessibility needs. Check out glasgowtaxis.co.uk to find out more.
Accessible travel around Scotland
Check out VisitScotland’s website for accessibility ideas and access information on attractions, activities, food & drink and places to stay across Scotland.
Article last updated: May 2023