Hampshire ~ 'Visit'


Gun Wharf Quays

Portsmouth PO13 3TZ

Shopmobility scheme; hires out mobility scooters, powerchairs and manual wheelchairs(solely for use in Gunwharf Quays).

Located on Upper Level of the car park.

Booking advisable.    

*Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station is  next door to Gunwharf Quays*


West Quay Shopping Centre, Harbour Parade, Southampton S015 1QF

Shopmobility scheme operates, can use on an occasional basis.

Use not restricted to West Quay.

Dedicates  parking spaces for Shopmobility users. 

Level 0 : Podium Car Park

Pre-booking advisable : tel 023 8063 6100


Watercress Line (Steam Railway)

Station Road, Alresford  S024 9JG

Two wheelchair accessible carriages, please see website or telephone 01962 733810 for up-to-date information  about operating times.


Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve

Ellingham Drove, Ringwood  BH24 3PJ

2 "Tramper" All-Terrain Mobility Scooters; available to hire by prior arrangement.

Telephone ; 01425 472760


Royal Victoria Country Park, Southampton

Netley Abbey, Southampton  SO31 5GA

The park is largely accessible to wheelchair users.  Advice can be given on accessible routes.  All of the buildings are accessible.  Accessible toilets next to the café.   Accessible play equipment in the park.  Ramp allows access to the beach.        




Longdown Activity Farm,

Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, Near Southampton, Hampshire  SO40 7EH

The Farm is a working farm, therefore there are some areas where accessibility may be deemed restrictive however wheelchair access is possible throughout the main walkways.

A wheelchair is available for visitors’ use free of charge. It is recommended that this is booked prior to your visit by either telephone: 023 8029 2837 or email enquiries@longdownfarm.co.uk

Our changing room facility consisting of ceiling hoist and track, height adjustable adult-sized changing bench and WC suitable for wheelchair users is accessible to all of our disabled visitors.



Exbury Gardens

Exbury, Southampton (near Beaulieu, New Forest) SO45 1AZ

Carers admitted free, main paths are suitable for wheelchairs (free to hire on a 1st come, 1st served basis).

Exbury railway accommodates wheelchair users (groups; please telephone in advance).

Chauffeur driven buggy rides enables visitors with limited mobility to access the gardens. *Charges apply*    www.exbury.co.uk

Beaulieu Motor Museum

New Forest S042 7ZN

(includes The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear, Palace House & Gardens, The Secret Army Exhibition)

Wheelchairs are free to hire. Five electric mobility scooters available (pre-booking advisable, telephone 01590 614646)

A DVD tour is available to view the parts of the museum and house which are inaccessible.

Concessionary ticket prices for disabled visitors.

 Carers admitted free of charge.

If you don't fit everything in to one visit, pick up a pass from the Museum Information Desk and return free within 6 days (excludes Special Events)


Avon Heath Country Park

Brocks Pine, St Leonards, St Ives, Ringwood BH24 2DH

580 acres of heathland which is home to unique and rare wildlife, miles of waymarked tracks, Discovery Centre and play area.  "Tramper" all-terrain mobility scooter available to hire (operated by the Countryside Mobility Scheme, application for membership can be made at the Discovery Centre).  Booking is essential.

 Telephone 01425 478 082             www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/avonheath

Hawk Consevancy Trust

Sarsons Lane, Weyhill, Andover SP11 8DY

22 acres of countryside, world class flying displays. Fully accessible attraction. Free entry for carers. Mobility scooters to borrow (suggested small donation to Andover Shopmobility).


Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ

Shopmobility operate a scheme hiring powered scooters to members of the public with limited mobility. Booking is recommended, the scooters are available for use in the Visitor Centre.

Please call 02392 722 562


Winnall Moors

Winnall, Winchester S023 8DX

The southern part of Winnall Moors is open access all year round with surfaced, flat paths and benches. The reserve is accessible to those with limited mobility.



Harold Hillier Gardens

Jermyns Lane, Romsey

180 acres of planting, garden centre and tea rooms.

Concessionary entry rates.

Mobility scooter to hire, £3.95 for 3 hours (must be booked in advance)


Winchester Science Centre

 Telegraph Way, Winchester.
Hands-on interactive science and technology centre.
Wheelchair accessible planetarium and science centre/exhibition.  Accessible toilets & parking.  Wheelchairs can be hired. 

Carers admitted free. 


Milestones Museum

Leisure Park, Churchill Way West, Basingstoke

Disabled Parking, Disabled toilets (changing spaces)

Mobility scooters available to hire for free, please book in advance.


River Hamble Country Park

Pyelands Lane, Bursledon, Southampton S031 1BH

Ideal to access from Barnfield, a network of well-surfaced trails with benches allow those with limited mobility to explore the park.


Itchen Valley Country Park

 Allington Lane, West End, Southampton SO30 3HQ

Telephone: 023 8068 8444


Our one mile Forest Trail is accessible and we have an electric scooter available to borrow from our Visitor Centre. Please contact us in advance to reserve the scooter for your visit.

We have a wheelchair accessible toilet and our Visitor Centre, shop and cafe are all on ground floor level.

We have priority parking for Blue Badge holders in our main car park.


Port Solent

 The Boardwalk,
Port Solent is the South Coast's premier place to eat, drink, shop, unwind and watch the world go by. Renowned for its waterside dining, boutique shopping and family entertainment, there is no better place to spend your quality time. Accessible Parking, Lift.   https://www.portsolent.com


iFLY Indoor Sky diving

Basingstoke Leisure Park, Euskirchen Way, Basingstoke RG22 6PG

iFLY pride themselves on flying those with disabilities of every nature, there are very few reasons why you can't fly.  See website for more details. 


Inclusive Cycling in The New Forest

Langstone Sailability

Langstone Road, Havant, Hampshire PO9 1RD

Provides opportunities for people with disabilities to experience the fun and friendship of sailing.


Lymington Sailability

Royal Lymington Yacht Club, Bath Road, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 3SE

Adapted sailing boats which can be sailed by people with a wide range of disabilities. Also a power boat is available which is adapted to take wheelchair users. 


Wet Wheels

Provides opportunities to access the sea in a fun and safe way using accessible boats.

Based at  Gunwharf Quays , Portsmouth and Hamble-Le -Rice.


Accessible Boating

Colt Hill Wharf, Odiham

'DAWN' a day boat & 'Madam Butterfly' a cruising boat.

Both available for self-drive hire, full support and instruction given if needed. 

Specially designed for people with limited mobility, hydraulic lifts for wheelchair access, accessible toilets.



Swanwick Lakes Nature Reserve

Sopwith Way, Swanick Lane, Nr. Southampton SO31 7AY

Access is good to the majority of the site with a network of surfaced paths and three waymarked trails.


Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve

Off Brunel Road, Calmore Industrial Estate, Totton SO40 3WX

RADAR locks on all gates to allow wheelchair access (keys can be borrowed from Testwood Lakes Centre)

An all-terrain wheelchair is available for hire.

Please contact 023 80 667929


New Forest Bus Tour

The majority of vehicles accommodate wheelchairs and approved mobility scooters.  

Wheelchair users receive

priority for the use of the designated wheelchair space.


Lepe Country Park

Exbury, Southampton S045 1AD

'Attractive beaches, coastal walks and unique heritage'

A Landeez all terrain wheelchair is available for use and can be taken into the water. https://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryparks/lepe

Mary Rose Museum

Located 550 yards from the entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.  If you are unable to walk this distance please phone in advance to request a buggy service.  Mobility Scooters available for hire (to be used only in The Historic Dockyard).  Comprehensive info on the website. 


Hampshire ~ 'Shop'



  • Prices, equipment available for  hire and opening times vary at each scheme
  • Shopmobility Schemes are open to everyone who has a mobility impairment or health condition which can be temporary or permanent
  • Scooters, powerchairs, power assisted wheelchairs and walkers are available at most schemes
  • Please contact your chosen scheme or check the website for specific details


Church Street, Basingstoke  RG21 7QQ

01256 476066 www.shopmobilitybasingstoke.org


Unit 2, Swan Centre, Wells Place, Eastleigh  SO50 9SG

02380 902402   www.1community.org.uk

Southampton (West Quay)

Podium Car Park, Level 2, Harbour Parade SO15 1BA

02380 636100    www.west-quay.co.uk


56 Arundel Street, Portsmouth PO1 1NL

02392 816973     www.portsmouthshopmobility.co.uk   

Gunwharf Quays

0239 2816 973   www.gunwharf-quays.com