Useful Guidelines / Interesting Material

To start a barrier free adaptation of an offer, you do not necessarily need to invent neither new measures nor methods. A large number of elements can be adapted already with little means and force. When planning the upcoming maintenance measures, you can incorporate several things. Here, we would like to share with you the information we found during our research. It contains comprehensive guidelines from best practice areas, general guidelines on barrier free adaptation of nature experience offers, as well as interesting information on the topic. They are grouped by languages and give an overview over the experiences of our European colleagues outside of our project.


Birding For All: a UK-based international organisation with the aim to encourage better access for all people to resources, services and reserves for birding

Advise for disabled birdwatchers, The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB):

Wheel Friendly Walks in UK (in English only):

Why national parks accessibility matters, National Geographic: here

Disability awareness: The fight for accessibility, nature:


EASY TRAVEL: barrier-free vacation destinations in Germany:

Tourism for All: A Guideline for barrier-free nature offers, Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy: Download here

A manual for rangers and nature guides / Experience handbook from the biosphere reserve Schaalsee, Germany: Download here

EUROPARC: Barrierefeies Naturerleben planen (EUROPARC planing barrier free nature experience): Download here

ADAC-guideline and further information on the topic "Accessible Tourism in Germany": (in German).

Checklist barrier free events, Freiwilligen-Agentur Halle-Saalkreis e.V.: Download here

EUREGIO barrier fee: Salzburg - Berchtesgadener Land - Traunstein:


Atlas of Polish national parks for the blind and visually impaired people (in Polish only):

Nature and forest education for disabled children. The material may also be helpful in relation to education of adults: download here.


„Guide to accessibility in the physical environment for people with blindness or visual impairment”, Fundación ONCE, Spanish: details here

“Accesibility in National Parks. Without paradoxes in the paradise”,