Activity:

Sailing on Wimbleball Lake

Location:

Wimbleball Lake Country Park, Nr Dulverton, Somerset TA22 9NU

Description:

Opportunity for people with a range of abilities to experience sailing on 374 acre Wimbleball Lake. Safe boats available, no experience required, accompanied sail until they want to go solo. There are boats to suit people with limited strength, dexterity, and balance. The RYA Sailability (a charity) operates on Wednesday & Friday at Wimbleball Sailing Club. A small charge is made which includes insurance and day membership. Helpers and friends welcome.

The newly renovated facilities at the Lake in Exmoor National Park offer first class facilities both on and off the water. Wheelchair accessible café open from April to October. Wimbleball is also a premier trout fishery offering angling from the banks and boats. Permits are available on site and boats can be booked in advance. The path around the Lake includes a wheelchair accessible stretch. There is also a wheelchair accessible bird hide on site.

Tramper hire / mobility vehicles

Countryside Mobility has trampers for hire in the Heddon Valley (two tramper routes)
01392 456522
www.countrysidemobility.org

Contact:

Sailability
T: 01823 662505

Accessible parking: Parking available at Wimbleball Lake.

Accessible WC: WC and accessible shower in sailing club.

Building access: Sailing club, activities centre and bird hide are wheelchair accessible.

Other accessible activities:

Supported by:

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