A UK and Ireland resource of disability mobility and special needs advice, support and information.
British Disabled Angling Association
Develops coarse, sea and game angling opportunities for disabled people and promotes the cause of disability angling. Produces an access guide for fisheries and a booklet on adapted equipment. Provides an advisory service on fishery accessibility.
Disabled Holiday Directory
Helping disabled people plan their own stress free holiday. An ethical company, they are dedicated to giving their disabled customers service, value and protection.
English Disabled Fly Fishers
Organises competitions and appoints the disabled England team. Provides an advisory service on fishery accessibility. Promotes the cause of fly-fishing for disabled anglers.
Fly Fish 4 All
Pete Simonds is one of only a few wheelchair users who are fully qualified fly-fishing instructors. He guides and teaches fly-fishing in the south west and goes saltwater fly fishing on Andros in the Bahamas where he can help you organise your own trip. Pete relies on Wheelyboats for his guiding, teaching and his own sport.
The Scottish Lame Ducks Disabled Angling Club
John Hood, Secretary
7 Barbara Stocks Lane
Tel 01383 881476
Club run by disabled anglers for disabled anglers. Organises competitions and fun days. Members represent the club at all major Scottish angling competitions.
South West Countryside Mobility Project
The Countryside Mobility scheme improves access to the countryside for people with limited mobility living in and visiting the South West region.
Spinal Injuries Association
The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is a UK based, user led, charity whose aims are to offer support and assistance to people with a spinal cord injury (SCI) from the time of their injury and for the rest of their life. We provide support to individuals and their families, raise awareness of the causes and consequences of SCI, and campaign for the best medical and social care for SCI people.
The Danglers - Disabled Anglers Forum
Information site and forum by disabled anglers for disabled anglers.
Tourism For All
Tourism for All UK is the UK Voice for Accessible Tourism – a national charity dedicated to making tourism welcoming to all.
The Wheel Life Guide
Directory of information on all leisure and lifestyle activities for the wheelchair user.
Get Hooked on Fishing
Delivers fun and interactive training around the sport of angling. Their programme is especially designed with the help of young people to give the participants more confidence and to demonstrate that there are alternative pathways and better opportunities available to them.
Salmon & Trout Association
Guardians of game angling in the UK.
The Angling Trust
The Angling Trust is the new, single organisation to represent all game, coarse and sea anglers and angling in England.
Albury Game Angling
Surrey's best fly fishing shop and online store run by angling luminary, Peter Cockwill.
Country sports programmes online - the countryman's antidote to Countryfile!
Fish and Fly
Your gateway to the world of fly fishing online.
Comprehensive database of game, coarse and sea fishing across the UK and internationally including accessible fishing. Book the Tweed Wheelyboats from here.
All about fishing on Tweed, including river levels, latest catches, beat availability and Wheelyboat bookings.
Fishing and Angling Directory full of information: fisheries and venues, local and online tackle shops, fishing holidays, news, jokes, videos and more.
DEMAND - Design and Manufacture for Disability
DEMAND is a charity dedicated to helping people with disabilities that require bespoke equipment to help them with their everyday lives. We transform the lives of people with disabilities – of all ages and with all types of disability.
Mr Robert Gibson-Bevan
Tel 01673 858387
Designs and manufactures aids to assist anglers with arm and hand disabilities.
Advises countryside service providers on access for disabled people.
South West Fishing For Life
Fly fishing helps women with breast cancer recover from their illness – this new charity based on Exmoor provides women with the opportunity to fish for trout under expert tuition, meet fellow cancer patients and recuperate in the glorious surroundings of Wimbleball lake and other fisheries in the south west.
The disabled travellers' essential guide to Thailand provides all the information needed to plan the perfect vacation in this amazing country.
Allerton House Hotel, Jedburgh
4 star hotel in the Scottish Borders close to the middle and upper Tweed. Breakfasts to die for!
Activity and outward bound holidays for disabled people at three centres in England.
Exceptional holiday accommodation in Dorset for people with disabilities, their friends, families and carers.
Glencar House Hotel
Wheelchair accessible salmon and trout fishing in Ireland's stunning Co Kerry.
Lower Holworthy Farm B&B - Gillian Payne
Farmhouse B&B accommodation overlooking Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor.
Wheelchair accessible holiday accommodation and fishing in France.
Fur, Feather and Fin Ltd
Quality countryside and sporting gifts by mail order.
Exmoor gun shop and mail order selling fishing tackle, guns and country clothing.
National Organisation of Beaters and Pickers Up
Supporting beaters and pickers up and promoting these important countryside roles.
Wheelchair accessible trip boat in Chichester Harbour – seats 12 (including 5 wheelchair users).
Rivertime Boat Trust
Boat trips on the River Thames at Henley for disabled and disadvantaged adults and children in ‘Rivertime’, a specially adapted 42’ cruiser. They also work closely with Bisham Abbey Sailing School and the Accessible Boat Club providing accessible boating activities and training including a V20 Wheelyboat.
Wetwheels is a fully accessible powerboat based at Gunwharf Quays Marina in Portsmouth operating throughout the year and specialising in educational, sporting and recreational boating in an around our beautiful coastal waters.
C & J Marine Ltd
C&J Marine is a leading manufacturer of top quality boat covers, yacht canopies, upholstery and accessories. Builders of bimini covers and seats used in Wheelyboats.
JM Coulam Boatbuilders
Specialises in GRP fishing boats and other small pleasure craft. Supplies most of the large waters across the UK.
Joshua Preston Ship Repairs and Specialist Engineers
Tamar river cruises, boat building, ship repairs, moorings made and laid, heavy lifting, boat transportation.
Suzuki GB Marine
The Suzuki small outboard range, from 4-15 horsepower, has attracted a strong following amongst anglers, due to the quiet running, low emissions and 4-stroke fuel economy. In common with the rest of the 2-250hp range, they offer excellent value for money. Suzuki sponsor the Alan Faulkner Memorial Award.
Produces the most efficient electric outboards in the world and is global market leader in the sector.
The Wheelyboat Trust relies on donations from its supporters to develop and purchase new craft. Donations can be made in a variety of ways including online. Click here to make a donation.