Marie and her family live in the beautiful county of Dorset. Marie founded the idea while walking in the Peak District. She became increasingly frustrated with the lack of freely available information on walks suitable for those with access challenges and after some research decided to create www.walkswithwheelchairs.com. Back to top
- "To provide a central resource of accessible walks throughout the UK".
- "To be the first place that people go to, for information on accessible walks in the UK".
- The Sunday Times and Timesonline - Feb 15th 2009. Article on the 24 best family days out.
- BBC News - September 2008. Web site article.
- Orchard FM - August 2008. Radio discussion and website article to promote the site to the residents of Somerset.
- GWR FM - August 2008. Web site article promoting the site.
- Gazette and Herald - 7th August 2008. Newspaper article promoting the site.
- Swindon Advertiser - 9th August 2008. Full page newspaper article promoting what the site can offer.
- Gazette and Herald - 14th August 2008. Newspaper article promoting the site.
- Western Gazette - September 2008. Newspaper article promoting the sites.
- MIDIRS Midwifery Digest - September 2008. Article promoting the site to all midwifes and health professionals involved in the care of women and their babies.
- Yeovil Express - September 2008. Newspaper article promoting the site to residents of Yeovil Back to top
We have received feedback from a variety of sources and we are very proud of it all. It confirms for us that we are providing the public with what they want and need. If you would like to have your comments on the site, please use the enquiry form to contact us!
"We have a lot of time for Walks with Buggies, a nationwide online directory of free and easy-going family walks."
Brian Schofield. Sunday Times 15.2.09
"You have clearly found an interesting gap in the market, and I am sure that they will prove an extremely valuable resource for people across the country".
David Laws MP for Yeovil
"The concept of highlighting free and accessible walks and encouraging people to explore our wonderful countryside is an extremely worthwhile project". Martin Cook, chairman of the Marlborough Area Development Trust
"You are to be commended on a most useful website, it's just what I've been looking for, for years. We have a daughter who is wheelchair bound and my husband's mother aged 92 is also in a wheelchair. Our problem is always finding somewhere to take them where it is also suitable to walk our dog. We recently took a holiday in Devon where your site proved invaluable". Libby French, Site user.Back to top