Enjoying Wales Despite Osteoarthritis

Wales is a great place to visit and is a country that is part of the United Kingdom, and situated on the West Coast of the UK. It is famous for rugged landscapes, ancient castles, and a fabulous stretch of coastline that would delight any visitor to the area.

It welcomes less-able people and visitors who have osteoarthritis. So, what is osteoarthritis and how will it affect your holiday in Wales? This is a disability that affects over 8.75 million people in the UK. It is a condition that can affect the mobility of people, and it is necessary to carefully consider where to go in Wales.

Wales offers many great walking opportunities, and the medical opinion is that this can be beneficial to the condition. Some joints are affected by this disease which can affect walking ability. Although the landscape of Wales can be rugged, many walks can be undertaken on flat even ground. Search for walks in Wales to find the most suitable routes.

When considering osteoarthritis, it is beneficial to plan your holiday in advance to cater for the condition. A call to the Welsh Tourist Information Board would help find suitable locations for you to visit.

Remember to visit Snowdonia National Park where a car or bus trip can open up the secrets of the largest mountain in Wales. No need to leave the car but the Visitor’s Centre is adapted to suit the needs of less-able people. Also, visit sites such as Caernarfon Castle which many consider to be one of the grandest fortress palaces of the Middle Ages. You may also want to visit Cardiff Castle, a Victorian Gothic revival mansion in the heart of the city. There are many suitable walks around this area.

Wales is a very accessible country, and with a little research, it will be an enjoyable and rewarding experience.