Each of the following links lead to a BFA assessment of the reserve by BFA members, reserve employees or others, using the BFA form. ALL types of mobility problem are assumed so there are details of path surfaces, gradients and distances as well as benches and hide details.
Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve (Cumbria Wildlife Trust)
Cumbria Mobility Scooter Provision
The following sites have mobility scooters for hire… it is ALWAYS wise to enquire in advance to ensure one is available:
South Walney Nature Reserve
Walney Island, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria LA14 3YQ – The reserve is open daily 10am to 5pm (4pm in winter) – there is an entry charge. The reserve gate is closed and locked shortly after closing time. The main track from the car park to Pier Hide and the Lighthouse is reasonably level. An off road mobility tramper available for hire. A kind donation of £5 is appreciated for the use of the tramper. Please book in advance by calling the Reserve Officer on 01229 471066 (Alternatively contact the Kendal office of the Cumbrian Wildlife Trust on 01539 816300).
Tarn Hows and Coniston
The Tramper is free of charge, but voluntary donation is much appreciated. Please pre-book by calling the office on 015394 41456 for a time slot (allow 48 hours notice when booking) and note the it may not be available in poor weather conditions
Cumbria Accessible Holiday Accommodation
We are happy to list links to accessible holiday accommodation – they may be posted by members or by the accommodation owners. BFA is not recommending them by this listing and members should make enquiries to clarify access etc.