Information on the accessibility of the UK’s beautiful 2,500 miles of National Trails is difficult to come by, even though many of the trails are fully accessible for wheelchair users. In order to remedy this, Mapping for Change, the National Trails and Walk Unlimited are cooperating to collect this information and make it readily available. Using three different mobile applications, including Wheelmap, volunteers are building up a database with the trails’ accessibility information. Read more:


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