Wheelchair-Accessible Indie Cafes and Coffee Shops in York

pippa sat inside cafe w, one of york's wheelchair accessible cafes, holding a cup of tea and looking out of the window behind her

This post is not regularly updated. Always double-check access information online before you visit! If you’ve ever visited York, you’ll know it’s an absolute goldmine for cute and quirky independent businesses. You could visit a different indie coffee shop for breakfast every weekend, and before becoming a wheelchair, that’s pretty much what I aspired to […]

Castle Howard Gardens By Wheelchair: Accessible York

pippa in powerchair with back to camera, with castle howard stately house in front

[GIFTED] Many thanks to the Castle Howard team for our complimentary tickets. Further access information is available on their website, and you can find more of my Accessible York series posts here.  Having lived in and around York for a good five years now, it’s somewhat surprising that I’d never properly visited Castle Howard or […]

Accessible York – Encouraging Inclusive Tourism in North Yorkshire

pippa in power-chair, pointing to outdoor sign reading 'speed limit within this yard 15MPH' and laughing

Back in September 2013 when I moved to York for university, it’s safe to say my new friends and I fully made the most of all the city had to offer. As a non-disabled student at the time, there were no barriers holding us back from exploring the tourist attractions and thriving indie businesses that […]

One Billion Journeys Exhibition at the National Railway Museum, York [AD]

pippa shamelessly posing next to decorative signpost reading 'to the glorious and unknown', wearing a blue dress and smiling

[AD] Thanks for having us, National Railway Museum! Find out more about the museum and the One Billion Journeys exhibition on their website. The last time I visited York’s National Railway Museum was a good while ago, during my first year of university. Shattered and hungover from a dance competition and subsequent night out the […]