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Information for Disabled Visitors

Getting around Exeter is easy! 

Shopmobility in Princesshay, hires out wheelchairs and motorised scooters to improve access to the city centre. Devon's Ring & Ride's minibus is also located here and offers a comfortable waiting room.

Shopmobility is for anyone, any age, no matter whether their mobility problem is temporary or permanent. The service is available to residents and visitors in Exeter. Free parking for Shopmobility users is available on level three of the Princesshay Car Park.

Blue Badge holders can park for free in all City Council car parks, except for Guildhall & Mary Arches Street car parks, provided a valid blue badge is displayed. Wide parking bays are available for disabled motorists in most car parks.

Exeter Visitor Information & Tickets in Princesshay, has a loop system for deaf and hard of hearing visitors

Facilities for disabled visitors

Paris Street Bus Station:

Public toilets here have provision for disabled users and are open from 7am to 10.30pm. Parking is available adjacent to the facility.

High Street area:

Exeter's High Street is reasonably level with only a slight incline as you go up it in the direction of Princesshay. Public toilets for people with disabilities are located just behind the High Street (near St Stephen's Church) on the ground floor of St Stephen's House at 9 Catherine Street. In the High Street, large stores Marks and Spencer and House of Fraser also have accessible toilet facilities for their customers, normally open during all opening hours.

Princesshay Development:

A modern shopping centre that is mainly flat, with piazzas and wide walkways designed to allow easy wheelchair access to shops and restaurants.

Guildhall Shopping Centre:

Undercover shops are on two levels here. Entrance to the upper shopping level and the Guildhall Car Park (on level three) is via a lift. Public toilets for people with disabilities are on the ground level.

Harlequins Shopping Centre:

This shopping area is completely undercover. The nearest toilets for people with disabilities are located in the nearby Guildhall Shopping Centre.

Fore Street:

This interesting shopping area has a steep incline leading down towards the Quayside area.

Quayside area:

Access to the Quayside involves steep inclines but the quayside area itself is level. Public toilets for people with disabilities are located just past the On the Waterfront restaurant and are open from 7am - 7pm.

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