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Disabled Access in Bridport & Surrounding Area

Welcome to Bridport & West Bay. We hope you enjoy the many things there are to see and do. Below, we have created a list of attractions, restaurants, cafes, transportation and facilities suitable for disabled access.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained below is correct, Bridport Town Council cannot accept any responsibilities for any errors or omissions. Inclusion on this page does not imply any recommendation by Bridport Town Council or Bridport TIC.

We hope you find this information useful, but if there is anything not covered please feel free to call our office on 01308 424901.

 

Eating Out in Bridport & West Bay

Aroma Cafe 01308 538338 ~ 31 East Street, Bridport DT6 3JX

Beach & Barnicott 01308 455688 ~ 6 South Street, DT6 3NQ

The Bridport Arms 01308 422994 ~ West Bay, DT6 4EN

The Ivy House (Groves Garden Centre)  01308 807053 ~ West Bay Road, DT6 4BA.

Cafe Bean,. 01308 422115 ~ South Street, Bridport

Coffee #1 01308 456315 ~ 35 East Street, DT6 3JX

Costa 01308 458754 ~ 35 West Street, DT6 3QW

The George  01308 423191 ~ George Street, West Bay, DT6 4EY

The George Hotel 01308 423187 ~ 4 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NQ

The Greyhound (Wetherspoons) 01308 421905 ~ 2 East Street, Bridport, DT6 3LF

Haddon House Hotel 01308 423626 ~ West Bay, DT6 4EL

Market House 01308 459669 ~17 West Street, Bridport, DT6 3QN

Rise 01308 422011  ~West Bay DT6 4EZ 

Sladers Yard 01308 459511 ~ West Bay, DT6 4EL

Soulshine Cafe 01308 422821 ~ 76 South Street, DT6 3NN

The Bull Pizzeria 01308 426876 ~ 34 East Street, DT6 3LF

Taj Mahal 01308 424956 ~ 20 East Street, DT6 3LF

Longs Fish and Chips 01308 423199 ~ 15 King Street, DT6 3QN

Olive Tree 01308 422882 ~ 59 East Street, DT6 3LB 

Punch and Judy 01308 423384 ~ 38 West Street, DT6 3QP

Quarterdeck 01308 423307 ~ West Bay DT6 4EL 

Rakhang 01308 425570 ~ 37 East Street, DT6 3JX

Somtum Thai 01308 420004 ~ 76 West Street, DT6 3QX

Watch House Cafe 01308 459330 ~ West Bay DT6 4EN 

Windy Corner Cafe 01308 459221 ~ West Bay DT6 4GZ

Disabled Picnic Benches

Esplanade, West Bay

Above Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock 

 

Attractions Nearby

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens Bullers Way, Abbotsbury, DT3 4LA

Abbotsbury Swannery New Barn Way, Abbotsbury, DT3 4JG

Athelhampton House & Gardens Athelhampton, Dorchester, DT2 7LG

Bridport Museum 25 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NR

Bridport Town Hall Bucky-Doo Square DT6 3LF (access through lift in TIC)

Kingston Maurwood Dorchester, DT2 8PY

Lulworth Castle & Park East Lulworth, BH20 5QS

Forde Abbey Chard Somerset, TA20 4LU

Tutankhamun Exhibition High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UW

Farmer Palmers Farm Park Wareham Rd, Poole, BH16 6EU

Fleet Air Museum RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester BA22 8HT

Monkey World Ape Rescue Longthorns, Wareham BH20 6HH

West Bay Discovery Centre The Chapel on the Beach, West Bay Road, West Bay DT6 4EN

West Bay Play Area PIPA certified inclusive Play Area.West Bay Road Car Park DT6 3EH 

Weymouth Sea Life Centre Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth DT4 7SZ

Dorset County Museum High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XA

Lyme Regis Museum(Wheel chair access to ground floor and shop only)Bridge Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3QA 

 

Transport

BUSES

All Damory Buses are wheelchair accessible; some First buses are also equipped.

For more detailed information please contact the companies:

Damory: 01202 338420

First: 0870 0106 022

South West Coaches: 01935 475872

Bridport is served by the X53 and x51 First Bus Services. Both services operate low floor, accessible buses that are able to accomodate one wheelchair. They alsoallow all recognised assistance animals to travel for free.

There are a number of wheelchair accessible schemes in Dorset that provide transport for people who find it difficult to use existing transport services. For more information, please contact Dorset Country Council’s passenger transport services on 01305 224518 or email publictransport@dorsetcc.gov.uk

 

TAXIS

Licensed vehicles with wheelchair access:

Avills, Bridport: 07912886166

Bob’s Cars, Dorchester: 01305 269500

Taxi 4 U, Dorchester: 01305 262222

A Line Taxis, Dorchester: 01305 251666

Thomas Airports, Chickerell: 01305 814216

MP Cars, Salwayash: 01308 422148

 

Toilet Facilities ~ YOU CAN PURCHASE RADAR KEYS FROM OUR BRIDPORT TIC

Tannery Road ~ Not 24hrs

South Street ~ Not 24hrs

West Bay Road Carpark ~ 24hrs

The Mound West Bay ~ Not 24hrs

East Beach West Bay- Not 24hrs (Seasonal) 

Sea Lane Hill, Seatown ~ Not 24hrs

The Beach, West Bexington ~ Not 24hrs

Common Lane, Burton Bradstock ~ Not 24hrs

 

Exploring the Countryside

https://www.walkswithwheelchairs.com is a website dedicated to providing free information on routes that are suitable for wheelchair users throughout the UK.

https://www.accessiblecountrywide.org.uk/southwest/dorset shows a selection of walks in Dorset that are accessible for all.

There are a few local walking routes including Bridport to West Bay that are suitable for wheelchair users. Please ask a member of TIC staff for maps and routes available.

You can also download our Disabled Access leaflet via the link below:

Disabled Access 2020

 

 

 

 

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