Days Out

Wat Tyler Miniature Railway

Wat Tyler Country Park

Pitsea Hall Lane

SS16 4UH

The locomotive runs every weekend and all school holidays (weather permitting).

Trains depart every 30 minutes

For further information visit http://wattylerparkevents.co.uk/miniature-railway.asp

The Mighty Mega Saturday Club

The Mighty Mega Saturday Club is a club for children with disabilities/SEN and their families/carers. The club is free to join and provides children with opportunities to take part in different creative activities. Running 10am – 12pm on Saturday mornings during term time (with exclusive access to the building 10 – 11am) the club aims to be a fun and relaxed place for children to explore and express their creativity. Members are welcome to stay and play at Discover after the club finishes.

Mighty Mega Saturday Club

Discover Children's Story Centre

London’s only children’s museum is a place where children and their families can enjoy playing learning and making up stories together.

Website: http://www.discover.org.uk

The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

The brand new sixth edition of the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is now available to view for free via http://www.accessibleguide.co.uk/   It’s packed with over 200 inspiring ideas for fantastic worry-free days out with reviews, hints and tips on some of the UK’s best attractions written by and for disabled people.

To make planning your days out easier, entries are grouped into 10 regional chapters with everything from museums, parks and studio tours, to scenic drives and coastal towns.

Every review contains all the access information you need to enjoy your day including disabled parking, wheelchair access and more.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford offers a visitor experience like no other. Previously the site of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The park offers an accessible day out, they have a mobility service.

The Park Mobility service is available for visitors to the Park with mobility and/or visual impairment. It is delivered with support from our fantastic Park Champions – all trained volunteers.

With our Park Mobility service, you can:

• Hire a mobility scooter or manual wheelchair – £4 from 10am-3pm

• Be driven around on our mobility ‘golf’ buggy – Customers are strongly advised to pre-book by calling 0800 0722 110 , quoting ‘Park Mobility’. Trained staff will then take your booking details. This a free tour which takes approximately 1 hour to go around the park and runs every hour.  These are not wheelchair accessible, the mobility centre do have the option for you to leave your wheelchair in their centre if needed.

Park Mobility is based at the Information Point in the south of the Park (opposite the London Aquatics Centre on the bridge next to Westfield Stratford City).  You can pick up a hard copy guide for the park and facilities.

Disabled Parking is available in the Aquatics Centre for Blue Badge holders.

Accessible changing rooms with hoists and adult changing beds are also available to make your day out worry free.

Website: http://queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk

Passenger Boats on the River Lee

Lee Valley Boat Centre located in Broxbourne offer circular cruises charged at 6 pounds per Adult – Children (2-12 years) £4

There are 2 Boats ‘LADY OF LEE VALLEY’ offers Licensed Bar, Central Heating and Disabled WC

‘PRIDE OF LEE’ Licensed Bar and WC

Both of the boats have a lift and wheelchair users are welcome.  If you require wheelchair access or the weather is inclement please contact the Boat Centre before you set out.

The cruises run on particular days please check the website for times and dates of the Circular Cruises.

For more information click here

Positive Parents - Opening Doors by Opening Minds

Supporting families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in the London Borough of Havering