Haslar Peninsula ScootAbout
Meeting point – Royal Navy Submarine Museum Carpark, Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AS
A guided tour, designed especially for Mobility Impaired persons (using a powered wheelchair or mobility scooter) to enjoy. It will be wheelie good!
During this circular ‘ScootAbout’ tour of the Haslar Peninsular, your Heritage Guide will describe the development of the area and stop at various historic points of interest along the way. The ‘crocodile’ of wheeled participants will enjoy a leisurely and informative scoot along Haslar Road before rolling along the sea wall to take in the wonderful harbour-mouth view. Along with the history and serenity of Haslar Cemetery participants also have opportunity to appreciate the flora and fauna in their view.
There will be a convenience/refreshment stop en route.
Duration:approx 240 mins.
- Friday 14 September: 1030
Book on line
Booking opens 18 August at 1000
If you are bringing a mobile person to assist you, they do not need to book a space.
The route has been planned to take in dropped kerbs at road crossings. The route is approx 2 miles, so please ensure your chair/scooter is fully charged and in good order. Ground surface is mainly concrete or pavement (with some undulations) and grass. Refreshments and accessible toilets are available in The Submarine Museum grounds (close to start/end point); also at the Fighting Cocks Pub where there will be a short stop. If you have any questions about the suitability of your chair/scooter or about any aspect of the route, please call Terry on 07932 732865 for advice before booking.
You will be responsible for your own assistance on this tour so a please bring a helper, if required. Your Heritage Guide will give a saftey brief at the start and all particpants are required to comply to the exact route and pace as indicated by the Guide or his team. In case of breakdown of a chair/scooter en route, please have provision (telephone number etc) for someone to collect you and vehicle.