10 Free and Accessible Things to do in London

In this post, we've put together our "Top 10 List of Free and Accessible Things to do in London". London is probably the most visited city on earth. It's a 24-hour city, it's a vibrant city and is generally an accessible city. To help you make the most of your visit...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Relationships

It always upsets me when I see discussions about relationship breakdown, especially when Rheumatoid Arthritis or chronic illness is cited as the cause. Here are some examples of statements I hear people say: Rheumatoid Arthritis Ruined My Relationship My Wife Doesn’t...

Landal Gwel an Mor Luxury Holiday Resort in Cornwall – Review

Cornwall, in South-West England, is probably the most popular holiday destination in the UK. Despite its popularity, for some reason, Cornwall has always eluded us. So, imagine how excited we were to be invited to stay in a luxury assisted lodge on the Landal Gwel an...

Words I Didn’t Want to Hear: “You’ve Got Cancer”

If there was ever a set of words I didn't want to hear its “You’ve Got Cancer”. Sadly, that's exactly what happened at the back end of last year and I’m only now ready to talk about it. You may remember Heart Failure, Kidney Stones and Fibromyalgia. As a result of the...

Wheelchair Friendly 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...

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 we visit Lincoln Castle. I'll be honest, I was...

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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 Cottages and Lodges

Wheelchair Friendly Hotels and B&B’s

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,...

Travel Tips for People with Disabilities

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...

Travel Aids for Disabled Travellers

Mobility Aids and Adaptations For Your Home

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

TGA Wheelchair Power Pack

If you are anything like me, you’ll know how hard it can be to push a manual wheelchair. I can't tell you how many times I’ve struggled to push Bridget’s chair up an incline. And, more recently, I’ve been struggling even on flat surfaces, especially since my recent...

Health and Wellbeing

Accessible Travel in the News

It’s Been a Funny Old Week

I've neglected The Bimblers over the last few months. I'm feeling much better now, so its time to get the blog back on track. I've still got to be careful, I still need to stay within my limits. But, if I manage my time wisely, I should be able to start bimbling again...

Talking About Accessible Beaches on BBC Radio

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...

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