Eden Court is the main theatre and entertainment venue in the Highlands. It hosts a cinema, theatre and arts classes. It is autism-friendly and has an accessible arts programme. Prices depend on the event.
Edinburgh Zoo offers free admission to the carer of a person with a disability. The zoo features hippos, penguins, monkeys, lions and much more and has several play areas, a maze, cafes and a free hilltop safari ride.
The Glasgow Climbing Centre offers introductory climbing sessions, and instructors have experience of working with people with autism. There are quiet rooms to climb in if the main hall gets too overcrowded.
Landmark Forest Adventure Park in the Highlands has been recommended by the NAS Inverness Branch. People who can provide proof of disability are admitted at 50% of the standard full rate, and carers go free. Visitors with disabilities can use the fast track lane at reception.
At Loch Lomond Sea Life, customers with disabilities are entitled to bring a free personal assistant/carer with them. You can book in advance online, and bring proof of disability with you on the day of your visit.
M&D’s Scotland Theme Park offers discounted tickets for people with disabilities and their carers. There are theme park rides, soft play, a bowling alley, an indoor tropical rainforest and mini-golf. If it gets busy you can go to the nearby country park.
Riverside Museum in Glasgow has more than 3,000 objects on display, including a South African locomotive. Visitors can climb aboard some of the exhibits, such as locomotive footplates, trams and a bus. A tall ship is also based near the museum, alongside other vessels. The Riverside Museum and the tall ship are free to access.