Accessible Days Out in Sandringham

All this talk of Royal Weddings reminds me I still need to tell you about accessible days out in Sandringham, the Queen's country retreat in Norfolk. We were staying at Elms Farm Cottages in Lincolnshire and decided to take a drive over to Sandringham, from memory I...

Accessible Days Out in Lincoln Castle

Wheelchair Friendly Days Out in Lincoln Castle It's not often you hear me talk about a day out in a castle, but I can highly recommend wheelchair friendly days out in Lincoln Castle. During our stay at Elms Farm Cottages in Lincolnshire, Carol, our host, recommended...

9 Tips for Travelling with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Those of you who’ve tried travelling with Rheumatoid Arthritis already know how hard it can be. Even the shortest trips feel like you're trying to conquer Mount Everest with an elephant on your back and glass in your boots, while someone's holding a hot flame to your...

Top 20 Tips for Travelling with Heart Failure

Today, I want to share “20 Tips for Travelling with Heart Failure". But, before I do, let me explain why I want to share them. A few months ago, I was diagnosed with Heart Failure and my world fell apart. I was annoyed, confused, scared and in denial. I had loads of...

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...

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...

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Accessible Days Out in Sandringham

All this talk of Royal Weddings reminds me I still need to tell you about accessible days out in Sandringham, the Queen's country retreat in Norfolk. We were staying at Elms Farm Cottages in Lincolnshire and decided to take a drive over to Sandringham, from memory I...

Accessible Days Out in Lincoln Castle

Wheelchair Friendly Days Out in Lincoln Castle It's not often you hear me talk about a day out in a castle, but I can highly recommend wheelchair friendly days out in Lincoln Castle. During our stay at Elms Farm Cottages in Lincolnshire, Carol, our host, recommended...

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...

Accessible Holiday Cottages for People with Disabilities

Wheelchair Friendly Hotels and B&B’s

The New Premier Inn Hotel in Cleethorpes

It's been a while 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 in Cleethorpes. I'm not entirely sure when this hotel opened but you could tell it's fairly new because...

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...

Travel Tips for People with Disabilities

9 Tips for Travelling with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Those of you who’ve tried travelling with Rheumatoid Arthritis already know how hard it can be. Even the shortest trips feel like you're trying to conquer Mount Everest with an elephant on your back and glass in your boots, while someone's holding a hot flame to your...

Top 20 Tips for Travelling with Heart Failure

Today, I want to share “20 Tips for Travelling with Heart Failure". But, before I do, let me explain why I want to share them. A few months ago, I was diagnosed with Heart Failure and my world fell apart. I was annoyed, confused, scared and in denial. I had loads of...

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...

Mobility Aids for Disabled Travellers

Mobility Aids and Adaptations For Your Home

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...

Accessible Travel News and Opinion

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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