Pembrokeshire Beach Wheelchairs
The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority purchased the beach wheelchairs after the successful trial by the Pembrokeshire Access Group on Saundersfoot Beach.
They are now available to hire from a number of locations to help people gain access to Pembrokeshire's sandy beaches.
Some operators charge up to £5 per session others ask for donations to a charity or upkeep of wheelchair.
A session is usually as long as is needed and can be anything from half an hour to half a day or even a full day.
The wheelchairs can now be found at the following locations:
Available for hire all year for use on beaches around the National Park.
Contact: Nino Algieri
Telephone: 07971 817525 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: £5 per day. Will possibly deliver for £20.
Available summer season only from the Saundersfoot Harbour Commission.
Telephone: 07791 764 773
Cost: Saundersfoot asks for donations to help maintain and service the chairs.
Available summer season only from Sunlounger & Deckchair hire, Whitesands, St Davids.
Telephone: 01437 720692 Email: email@example.com
Broad Haven North Beach
Available summer season only from Haven Sports Ltd, Marine Road, Broad Haven, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA62 3JR.
Telephone: 01437 781354. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Available summer season only from the parking attendant. Please be patient as parking attendant must also manage car parking.
Telephone: National Park Headquarters 01646 624800
West Angle Bay
Available from Wavecrest Cafe, West Angle
Telephone: 01646 641457
Available summer season only from Poppit Sands Beach Café & Shop
Poppit Sands, St Dogmaels
Telephone: 01239 623530. Email: email@example.com
Cost: Poppit Sands ask for donations to the surf life-saving club
For more information about Pembrokeshire's beach wheelchairs please contact Alan Hunt Telephone: 01437 775148.
The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park have a map showing easy access beaches and an online search facility to find wheelchair walks.
Their Walks for All Guide provides route details and map. Individual walks can be downloaded as a PDF and viewed on a SMART phone.
All this information can be found on their website.
The Pembrokeshire Access Group has successfully obtained funding for about six beach wheelchairs and is still fundraising for more. ANSWER:
Wow! That's a fantastic number of locations for beach wheelchairs and wheelchair walks. The National Park has clearly listened and acted upon the advice from the Pembrokeshire Access Group.
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