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An Accessible Summer in the Yorkshire Dales

Thinking of visiting the Yorkshire Dales this summer? Access the Dales can help make the inaccessible accessible for you.

Check out our five wheelchair hubs, where it is possible to borrow an all-terrain wheelchairs.

Jack, one of our  Access the Dales ambassadors, enjoying a ride out at our hub in Ravenseat.

At Ravenseat, we are proud to offer a unique experience to those who visit us; our TerrainHopper Mini! This all-terrain vehicle is a fantastic way to explore the beauty of the fells and the stunning views across Swaledale. The TerrainHopper Mini can take you anywhere, even over the most rugged terrain. It perfect for exploring all kinds of places, from rolling hills to narrow valleys. So if you're looking for an adventure, why not come to Ravenseat and borrow our TerrainHopper Mini?

Borrow the Tramper from Eden Ewe Nique Lonnin near Tebay, for an accessible day out in the Yorkshire Dales.

Eden Ewe-Nique Lonnin offers an accessible cabin accommodation in the heart of some of the most beautiful British countryside. Located between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, this working hill farm provides a truly unique and unforgettable experience. Here we have a Tramper available to borrow. The Tramper, designed for those with differing disabilities, allows guests to explore and appreciate the stunning scenery in a safe and relaxed manner. This electric all-terrain scooter is designed to tackle rough ground, grass, slopes, bumps, tree roots, puddles, mud and soft ground. It offers the guests an opportunity to explore the countryside with confidence and ease. With the stunning views over the Howgills, fresh air and abundance of nature, this accommodation provides a truly unique experience.

TGA Breeze at Malham, making the Yorkshire Dales more accessible for people.

Thanks to the generosity of TGA Mobility we now have a Breeze 4 Mobility scooter available to borrow from The Lister Arms, Malham. This all-terrain vehicle will provide an invaluable service to those of us who are less mobile. Access to the stunning natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales will no longer be out of reach. From breathtaking Gordale Scar to spectacular Malham Cove, we can now explore the breathtaking countryside in a safe and comfortable manner. We are incredibly grateful to TGA Mobility for their generous donation and for making this wonderful experience possible. The scooter will no doubt be a fantastic addition to the many amenities that Malham has to offer. We look forward to a summer of exploration and adventure!

We are so excited that Paul and Andrea Dixon at Rakehead Farm are the Access the Dales hosts for our Nateby Hub! Located in a beautiful area just inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this hub provides a fantastic opportunity to explore the fells and take in the breath-taking views of Wild Boar Fell and the North Pennines. On a clear day, you can even see right over to the Lake District. With the help of a TerrainHopper Overlander 4Z, you can travel the paths and trails with ease and enjoy the scenery. You can stop off at pubs or cafes for lunch, visit historical sites or simply bask in the beauty of the natural surroundings. This is a great opportunity for those who are looking for a unique way to experience the Yorkshire Dales National Park. So come join us at the Nateby Hub and explore this stunning part of the country.

Easby Abbey - enjoy an accessible walk i the yorkshire Dales.

Richmond is a beautiful Georgian town situated in the heart of North Yorkshire, located on the edge of the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park. A popular attraction is the Richmond Swimming Pool, found in Old Station Yard, close to the River Swale. There is a TGA Minimo Plus Mobility Scooter available to borrow from the SWimming Pool, allowing visitors to explore the area with ease. Taking this, you can follow the old railway line, which runs along the River Swale and leads to the ruins of Easby Abbey. The Abbey is a stunning reminder of the region’s past and offers visitors an insight into the history of the area. From the Abbey, you can also take in the breathtaking views of the River Swale, making it the perfect destination for a day out.

Visit our wheelchair hub page for details of each of the hubs and how to book them.

Have a fabulous summer in the Yorkshire Dales!


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