Please find below resources and useful organisations who offer a range of activities. Please see the links below to find further information and please get in touch if you have any suggestions you would like to add:
British Blind Sport
The aim of this charity is to ensure people who are blind or visually impaired have opportunities to enjoy sport and recreational activities in the UK. They have recently launched ‘Find a Guide Database’ where anyone over the age of 18 can look for guide runners in their area. The guides are fully trained and DBS checked.
Provide support for children, young people and their families. They offer fun family activities throughout the year. You can view the 2017 list of activities here and the 2018 calendar of activities can be viewed here
The Outlook Trust
Provide adventure sports, activity week-end breaks and holidays for children who are blind or visually impaired.
RNIB offer a range of activities and family events to get involved in. Including Actionnaires Clubs for 4 – 16 year olds. The clubs are provided throughout the UK and offer a range of activities including music, drumming, ten pin bowling, art,dance. swimming, athletics, basketball, goalball, judo, skiing, climbing, pizza making and attraction visits.
They also have started a new project called ‘Vision England’ where they provide residential activity breaks for 14 – 17 year olds. Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis and applications for 2018 are open now – Please ensure that you apply by Monday 22 January 2018.
The Calvert Trust
Providing three activity centres two in the North and one in the South of England where anyone affected by a disability can explore a range of accessible adventure activities. ASUK have used the Calvert Trust centres a number of times and we have always been very impressed with the range of activities, accessible accommodation and welcoming staff, who believe it is what you can do that counts!
Climbing out is based in the Lake District and offer fully funded activity breaks
Over the Wall
Providing fully funded activity breaks for disabled children.
The Bendrigg Trust
Offering a residential activity centre for people, of any age or ability in Cumbria.
Offering 5 venues across the Midlands, offering accessible accommodation and activities for all abilities.
Aerobility enables disabled and profoundly ill adults and children to share the magic which flying light aircraft brings – rediscovering smiles with the awakening experience of flight.