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In a revealing article on the Guardian, wheelchair user James Coke described his struggles when using the pool and the beach on holiday, both in Britain and abroad. He is a big advocate of beach wheelchairs, which have fat tyres designed to cope with soft sand, and praises Mallorca as a destination which has taken great steps to improve accessibility to both beaches and pools. It’s well worth reading the article in the Guardian’s Disability section (Why life is not a beach for wheelchair users) – a quick look at the comments below confirms how much of an issue this is for so many people.