Category: Leisure & Sport

Brighton and Hove Albion's Disabilities Football Project

A mother of a 21 one year old lad (at the time of writing) who happens to have Down’s Syndrome has passed me details of the Brighton and Hove Albion’s Disabilities  Football Project.

Seagulls Specials

Seagulls Specials gives children of all ages and abilities opportunities to play football. But the club, part of Brighton and Hove Albion’s Disabilities [...]


Birdworld(including Jenny Wren farm and Underwater World) is situated 3 miles south of Farnham on the A325. It is well signposted from the M3, junction 4 and also easily accessible from the M25. As it is local to us we have taken the family on a number of occasions, from when our son was very young, [...]

Badshot Lea Saints (football team)

Badshot Lea Saints is a special needs football team that operates for boys and girls from age 4 to 17+. They are part of a thriving youth section of Badshot Lea FC, an FC charter standard community club.

They have players of all abilities who share one thing in common – the enjoyment of each other’s company [...]

Badaguish Outdoor Centre

Badaguish Centre, an outdoor activity centre located near Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park, is designed especially for people of all abilities as a place for them to explore, learn and develop new and exciting skills.

Speyside Trust is a Scottish Charity which has been providing high quality repsite care activity holidays at Badaguish for 25 years.

Speyside [...]

UniSPORT Sports Club for disabled young people

When my son was born he was a very floppy ( hypotonia). He was quickly introduced to physiotherapy, through the Children’s Clinic at the Royal Surrey Hospital, and we also tried to take advantage of every opportunity in order to develop his physical skills ourselves, taking him to Fun Time Gym at our local Leisure Centre, Saturday morning [...]

Rushmoor Mallards (disability sports club)

Rushmoor Mallards provides a range of sporting and recreational activities for people with any impairment and of any age, from toddlers to pensioners, together with their families and friends.

Formed in 1974 as a Sunday swimming club for disabled people and their families, it was based at the newly-opened Farnborough Leisure Centre in Hampshire. When the Centre [...]


We have visited Legoland on a number of occasions with our son. It is an expensive business attending theme parks in the UK but we invested in an annual pass for a couple of years which makes the whole thing much more affordable assuming you live within reasonable traveling distance. On the whole I would say [...]