Euan’s Guide – Disabled Access Reviews

Disabled Access Reviews

We all know the biggest challenge to travelling in a wheelchair is the lack of access information. Knowing in advance whether the place you’re visiting is accessible is paramount because if it isn’t you’ve wasted a journey.

When we first started travelling; access information was available but at best could be described as sporadic’, but then we stumbled across Euan’s Guide.

Euan’s Guide is a site dedicated to disabled access reviews, not reviews scraped from information already out there but first-hand user tested reviews.

We’re registered to submit reviews on Euan’s Guide, we’re adding reviews as we go along. We are here The Bimblers

What is Euan’s Guide?

Disabled Access Reviews
Easy to use disabled access review site …

It’s too easy to describe Euan’s Guide is a disabled access review site but it’s much more than that. It’s better described as a community of reviewers who not only physically visit the places they’re reviewing but understand the needs of the people they’re reviewing for.

What makes Euan’s Guide so useful is the range of reviews available. As well as the usual cafe, bar and tourist destinations you can find reviews for shops, public transport even the post office!

If you can’t find a review you can always write your own, in fact, you’re positively encouraged to get involved and help others with access problems.

Euan’s Guide goes even further with its very own smartphone App. Having the ability to check disabled access on the go is invaluable especially if like us you’re out and about a lot.

We obviously think Euan’s Guide is a brilliant resource but don’t just take our word for it. Euan’s Guide has received endorsements from some pretty esteemed names such as Professor Stephen Hawking and JK Rowling; these endorsements are not handed out Willy Nilly!

Who is Euan?

So, Euan’s Guide is a fantastic site for people with access problems but who is Euan?

More than a decade ago Euan was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. Rather than giving up Euan and his family became positive role models and access advocates for the benefit of us all.

In 2007, the Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research was established at the University of Edinburgh. In 2013 Euan and his sister Kiki founded Euan’s Guide which with hard work, commitment and sheer determination has grown into the fantastic resource it is today.

Euan, his family and the guide continue their great work by attending conferences, exhibitions and being instrumental in organising and supporting the very popular Disabled Access Day.

How to Submit a Review

Even though we’ve been a bit slow of the mark; submitting a review is easy. You simply register on the site and you’re ready to go!

You can submit your review in different formats, it can be as long or as short as you like (obviously the more information the better) and you haven’t got to be a professional writer to do it.

If you can send an email you can submit a review, it really is that simple!

Why You Should Submit a Review

There’s no better access information than that of the first-hand experience. Then if you add into the equation local knowledge this information becomes invaluable.

You don’t need to be a world traveller to submit a review; access details of your local area are just as important. You may not realise it but you’re already a disabled access expert; you just need to share your knowledge.

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The Bimblers is a personal blog about living with chronic pain, invisible illness and disability. It's about travelling in a wheelchair and accessible travel. It's about picking ourselves up when we get knocked down. And, it's about what we can do, not what we can't!

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