Top Ten Tips for Travelling with MS

Have you ever wondered what it's like travelling with MS? If you have, you’re in luck because one of our readers, Margaret Halliday, has kindly shared her top ten tips for travelling with MS. Margaret is a former teacher and scientist, she’s a published author and now...

Aids and Adaptations to Make Your Home More Accessible

From a health point of view, 2017 has been our worst ever. What started off as feeling a little unwell, with the odd ache and pain, has turned into a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia, probably a Heart Attack and definitely Heart Failure. Then, when you throw in massive...

Review: Elms Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages

Back in May, we had the pleasure of spending a week at the award winning Elms Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages at Hubbert's Bridge near Boston in Lincolnshire. We’ve been lucky to stay in some beautiful cottages, but there’s been one style missing from our wish list and...

Review: A Lightweight Deluxe Wheelchair in a Bag

It's not often we get invited to test mobility products, so when Fenetic Wellbeing asked us to test their “Deluxe Wheelchair in a Bag” I was not only surprised but also intrigued because I’ve never heard of a wheelchair in a bag. I quickly had a look at Fenetic’s...

Accessible Guide to the UK’s National Parks

Without a doubt, a day out in one of the UK's national parks is the best tonic when you're living with a disability. I’m not sure if it's the fresh air, change of scenery, wide open space or all of the above, whatever it is, you can’t beat it. If I’m honest, I miss my...

Fibromyalgia, Kidney Stones and a Heart Attack

It's difficult to know how to start this post. I sort of wanted to give you an update on what's been going on with my health, not because I enjoy plastering my woes all over the internet but so I can explain why I've let so many people down recently. So, rather than...

Review: The New Premier inn Hotel in Cleethorpes

It's been awhile since we stayed in a Premier Inn hotel, so the night before our mini road trip on the Lincolnshire coast we a spent a night at the new Premier Inn hotel in Cleethorpes. I'm not entirely sure when this hotel opened but you could tell it's fairly new...

Review: Hoe Grange Holidays – Accessible Log Cabins

Hoe Grange Holidays is a relaxing retreat on the edge of the Peak District National Park. For over a year, Hoe Grange was on our bucket list, so when the chance came to visit, we were very excited. What made our visit even more special was that we visited over...
Mini-Guide to Disabled Holidays in Almeria

Mini-Guide to Disabled Holidays in Almeria

For some time, I have been promising to share more disabled holidays in Europe. And, while I meant it, I simply haven't had the opportunity. To go some way to put that right I'm publishing a new series of mini guides about disabled holidays in popular European...

Accessible and Affordable Luxury Travel in Paris

Accessible and Affordable Luxury Travel in Paris

As you know, we mainly travel in the UK, but Europe is calling. To help us start planning our European city breaks we're reaching out to our fellow travel bloggers and today we have a fantastic post all about "Accessible and Affordable Luxury Travel in Paris". Today's...

8 Free and Accessible Things to do in Dublin

8 Free and Accessible Things to do in Dublin

It's been far too long since we last visited Dublin and a lot has happened since then. I think we’re long overdue a return. To get those Dublin juices flowing, and to go some way towards planning our next visit, I’ve written an overview of “Free and Accessible Things...

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Accessible Guide to the UK’s National Parks

Without a doubt, a day out in one of the UK's national parks is the best tonic when you're living with a disability. I’m not sure if it's the fresh air, change of scenery, wide open space or all of the above, whatever it is, you can’t beat it. If I’m honest, I miss my...

The Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh

The Scotch Whisky Experience is located in the heart of historic Edinburgh, next to Edinburgh Castle and offers a range of different whisky tours, suitable for both the novice and the expert. The Amber Restaurant and Bar The Amber Restaurant serves delicious Scottish...

Wheelchair Friendly Days Out on the North West Coast

Ask most people if they've visited the North West and they'll tell you they've been to the Lake District or Blackpool. Whilst both locations are special in their own right, I can't help thinking visitors are missing out because there’s so much more to our neck of the...

A Walk on the Monsal Trail in Derbyshire

When we were planning our weekend in the Peak District National Park we asked our friends at Accessible Derbyshire to recommend a wheelchair walk. A few ideas were put forward and the one that caught my attention was the Monsal trail. I think the best way to...

A Wheelchair Walk on the English Riviera

On a recent trip to Dartmoor in Devon, we had a few hours to fill between activities. As you know, Bridget and I are partial to a coastal walk so we set off for a short bimble in Torquay. We knew we wouldn't have enough time to explore properly, but the sun was out so...

25 Wheelchair Friendly Walks in the UK and Ireland

I recently wrote a guest post for Disability Horizons, where I shared our top 10 favourite coastal walks of 2015. On from there and because I enjoyed writing the post so much, I want to expand on our favourite wheelchair friendly walks from our first year as bimblers....

Review: Elms Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages

Back in May, we had the pleasure of spending a week at the award winning Elms Farm Luxury Holiday Cottages at Hubbert's Bridge near Boston in Lincolnshire. We’ve been lucky to stay in some beautiful cottages, but there’s been one style missing from our wish list and...

Review: The New Premier inn Hotel in Cleethorpes

It's been awhile since we stayed in a Premier Inn hotel, so the night before our mini road trip on the Lincolnshire coast we a spent a night at the new Premier Inn hotel in Cleethorpes. I'm not entirely sure when this hotel opened but you could tell it's fairly new...

Review: Travelodge near London City Airport

Last week we had the pleasure of staying at the Travelodge London City Airport. Better still, we got an absolute bargain by London hotel standards, we paid £95.00 for two nights. What made our stay even more of a bargain was that we stayed over World Travel Market...

Review: Holiday Inn Express in Hull City Centre

I hadn't planned on writing a review of the Holiday Inn Express in Hull city centre. Not because it doesn't deserve one, but because we only stayed one night and we spent hardly any time in the hotel. But, as you know, I like to promote good disabled access in hotels,...

Top Ten Tips for Travelling with MS

Have you ever wondered what it's like travelling with MS? If you have, you’re in luck because one of our readers, Margaret Halliday, has kindly shared her top ten tips for travelling with MS. Margaret is a former teacher and scientist, she’s a published author and now...

Travelling First Class on Virgin Trains with a Wheelchair

Do you remember when we accidentally travelled first class on Virgin Trains? If you have no idea what I’m talking about, read this Virgin Trains Went the Extra Mile I'm old enough to remember the slogan “Let the Train Take the Strain” and now more than ever, I’m more...

Aids and Adaptations to Make Your Home More Accessible

From a health point of view, 2017 has been our worst ever. What started off as feeling a little unwell, with the odd ache and pain, has turned into a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia, probably a Heart Attack and definitely Heart Failure. Then, when you throw in massive...

Review: A Lightweight Deluxe Wheelchair in a Bag

It's not often we get invited to test mobility products, so when Fenetic Wellbeing asked us to test their “Deluxe Wheelchair in a Bag” I was not only surprised but also intrigued because I’ve never heard of a wheelchair in a bag. I quickly had a look at Fenetic’s...

Fibromyalgia, Kidney Stones and a Heart Attack

It's difficult to know how to start this post. I sort of wanted to give you an update on what's been going on with my health, not because I enjoy plastering my woes all over the internet but so I can explain why I've let so many people down recently. So, rather than...

Talking About Accessible Beaches on BBC Radio Solent

Today, I have been talking about accessible beaches on BBC Radio Solent in Portsmouth. The discussion on the breakfast show was about how accessible beaches are in the UK, specifically the poor access to Southsea beach and what can be done about it? I'm not entirely...

Our Day at the Motability Big Event in Manchester

Back in May, we attended the Motability Big Event in Manchester. These events are designed to bring together Motability scheme users, car manufacturers and dealers. If you're thinking of joining the scheme, or if you want to get a few ideas before choosing your new...

Talking About Accessible Beaches in My Weekly Magazine

A couple of months ago we were approached by My Weekly magazine to talk about accessible beaches. At first, I thought it was a bit of a wind-up, I mean, a national magazine wanting to interview The Bimblers? Anyway, once we’d established it wasn't a wind up we...

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