Category Archives: Accessible places

Fleet Pond, Hampshire

If “Fleet Pond” conjures up images of wet areas on village greens and fish tanks in suburban gardens, then think again. Fleet Pond is on a much larger scale: it’s Hampshire’s largest freshwater lake with an surface area of 21 … Continue reading

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Great Cockcrow Railway, near Chertsey

This miniature railway at Lyne, near Chertsey, is open to the public every Sunday afternoon from the beginning of May through to the end of October. Passenger rides operate from 1.30pm to 5.00pm and the booking office closes at 4.45pm. … Continue reading

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Frimley Lodge Miniature Railway, Surrey

Frimley Lodge Miniature Railway is located at Frimley Lodge Park and operated by the Frimley and Ascot Locomotive Club.  The Club’s volunteers bring their own locomotives to give pleasure to others with all proceeds used for the maintenance of the … Continue reading

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Elmbridge Museum, Weybridge, Surrey

Elmbridge Museum in Weybridge, Surrey, packs a wealth of local history into a compact space. Admission is free and the staff are very helpful and friendly. All the exhibits and their descriptions are clearly visible from wheelchair height. Located above … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz World

If you have any interest at all in cars and their history then it’s worth heading for Mercedes-Benz World, on the site of the legendary Brooklands motor racing track near Weybridge. It’s very wheelchair-friendly – and free! Each of its … Continue reading

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I’m not there yet!

    Sorry, due to “work in progress” the linked page doesn’t exist yet! I can email you when it does: just click HERE to send a request. Remember to say what your interest is. Click HERE to go back … Continue reading

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“Pleasing places” for people with reduced mobility

This page lists attractions and leisure venues where a person with reduced mobility can enjoy an interesting and informative time.  Each link opens a page featuring the venue including access information and, in many cases, my personal experiences during a … Continue reading

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“Walks with wheels”

Walking is difficult for me, as I explain elsewhere on this site. So the long country walks “up-hill and down-dale” I used to enjoy are no longer possible. Fortunately many places in the Woking/Guildford (North-West Surrey) area are ideal for … Continue reading

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“Walks with wheels” alongside the Basingstoke Canal

Much of the Basingstoke Canal towpath is ideal for “walks with wheels” and especially the stretch from Pirbright Bridge (Brookwood) to Scotland Bridge (east of Woking) which has a hard surface: it is designated National Cycle Route 221 and signposted … Continue reading

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Walks elsewhere in southern and south-eastern England

The walks described in individual pages on this site are in the Woking/Guildford area, or nearby.  This page describes collections of walks in other parts of southern and south-eastern England, published online.  So, pack the car with a picnic or … Continue reading

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