London has many accessible sights and wheelchair-friendly attractions to discover during your trip to the capital.
Where to hire a wheelchair in London
Many London companies hire out wheelchairs and other accessibility equipment. Try Mobility Equipment Hire Direct or Direct Mobility, which specialise in the short-term rental of mobility scooters and wheelchairs. Book online in advance for delivery to your London accommodation during your visit.
Alternatively, check out London Wheelchair Rental to have a lightweight folding wheelchair delivered to London Heathrow Airport on your arrival or to your London hotel.
Wheelchair hire at London attractions
You can borrow a wheelchair when visiting some major London attractions, including:
- British Museum
- Madame Tussauds London
- London Zoo
- Buckingham Palace
- Natural History Museum
- Westminster Abbey
- Kew Gardens
- Royal Albert Hall
- St Paul’s Cathedral
Get in touch with the venue in advance to book a wheelchair on your preferred date, and find out more about which attractions offer wheelchair hire with AccessAble.
Where to hire a mobility scooter in London
Many companies that hire out wheelchairs also have mobility scooters for visitors to the capital. Check out your options at Mobility Equipment Hire Direct or Direct Mobility, which specialise in short-term mobility scooter hire. For delivery to your accommodation in London, book online in advance.
Enjoy visiting London’s main shopping areas with ShopMobility. This scheme provides mobility equipment such as scooters, manual wheelchairs and powered wheelchairs at shopping centres throughout the capital.
Some schemes charge and others are free, but it's always recommended that you get in touch in advance.
ShopMobility facilities are available at Westfield London. Visit ShopMobility UK for the full list of locations in London.
Find out more about accessible services, tours and attractions in London.