The National Paralympic Heritage Centre

Stoke Mandeville Stadium
Guttmann Road
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire HP21 9PP

Help with your journey

To help with your journey Buckinghamshire Disability Service (BuDS) offer a comprehensive list of getting to and around Buckinghamshire. You can visit their website here: https://buds.org.uk/travel-services
Please note that Aylesbury is the nearest train station to the Heritage Centre with a lift. 

Stoke Mandeville Stadium Access

  • Stoke Mandeville Stadium offers plenty of disable car parking bays and it is fully accessible to wheelchair users.
  • The reception area has a hearing loop.
  • There are fully accessible toilets.
  • Seating is provided in the adjoining cafe area.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome and the cafe can provide water bowls.

The Heritage Centre Displays

  • The exhibition is small - you should allow between 20 and 40 minutes to enjoy it fully.
  • The introduction panel explains exhibition access.
  • There is level access throughout and all of the displays are accessible to wheelchair users.
  • There are hand-held large print guides and Braille captions for the main text and object labels.
  • There are a small number of touch objects. Look out for the hand motif.
  • Audio guides are provided to some of the displays and include Audio Description.
  • Films with speech have British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation and subtitles.
  • The Dr Guttmann exhibit has an induction loop.
  • There are quiet visiting times monthly on Friday mornings.
  • BSL guided tours are planned, please see events page.
  • A virtual tour will be available from summer 2019.