Review: The Rings Accessible Cottages in Fife, Scotland

Do you know how sometimes things are just meant to be? You do, well, that's how I feel about our visit to The Rings accessible cottages in Fife, Scotland. Last December, we were supposed to be reviewing hotels in Edinburgh, but I had this feeling we should visit The...

Fylde Coast Road Trip: Lytham to Fleetwood

Often overlooked, the Fylde Coast is a diverse stretch of coastline in the North West of England. Understandably, most visitors head for Blackpool, the entertainment capital of the North, and why not! We’re keen to explore the whole area, so we took a mini road trip...

Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon

On a recent trip to Stratford-upon-Avon which incidentally is very accessible, we took a stroll by the river. This pleasant walk led us past the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, through Avonbank Gardens and onto Holy Trinity Church where Shakespeare himself is buried. When...

The Kelpies at The Helix Centre in Falkirk, Scotland

On our way to stay at Homelands in Fife, we stopped off to see The Kelpies in Falkirk. I don’t remember when The Kelpies first came on my radar, but I think it was when Freddie Flintoff took his fish and chip van there in his TV programme Freddie Fries Again? We...

How to Choose a Lightweight Wheelchair

Are you in the market for a new lightweight wheelchair? If you follow us on Twitter, and you should be "@TheBimblers" you'll know I've spent the best part of a year researching and trying to buy a new lightweight travel wheelchair. I’ve spoken to both wheelchair users...

How Travel Bloggers Pay for Travel

We all know travel is good for the soul, visiting new destinations, meeting new people and experiencing new cultures all enhance our wellbeing and open our minds. If like us, you travel with a disability, you’ll also know that travel can be a welcome break from day to...

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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...

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

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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