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Rutland Water, Sykes Lane to Whitwell

Distance: 1.5 miles

Grade: Easy


Rutlaand Water is the largest man-made lake in Europe.

The walk begins at Sykes Lane, and follows the excellent wheelchair trail along the side of the lake to Whitwell. 31 more words


A very unpleasant experience for a wheelchair user at Clapham Junction

Blog by TfA member Chris. This blog and its content reflect the views of the author only.

Clapham Junction is a busy and important transport hub in South London, and I’m pleased to say that it has step-free access to all platforms, and wheelchair ramps on every platform. 727 more words


Wanted - Suitable Walks

This is an appeal for walks. The Static Rambler is in danger of just becoming yet another diary of “walks I have done”, without even the added interest of real challenge and danger. 206 more words


Exercises for Seniors in Wheelchairs

Older adults who are confined to wheelchairs don’t have to give up on exercise. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 150 minutes of exercise weekly for all adults.

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Articles: My Wheelchair - a Complicated Relationship

I am now officially “a wheelchair user” and, it would appear, I am not as happy about it as I should be. I don’t feel empowered or liberated, and I am not in training for the para-Olympics. 452 more words


Terrain Hopper review - A day at the beach with Access the Dales.

We live in Britain, It’s August, so what’s better than spending a sunny summer’s day (seriously, it wasn’t raining or blowing a gale) than at the beach? 954 more words