Special interest trips

Across is a registered charity dedicated to taking disabled adults and children on a pilgrimage to the Christian shrine of Lourdes in Southwest France. Using a specially adjusted vehicle called the Jumbulance priority is given to those who are terminally ill, those with progressive diseases, and those whose medical conditions make it impossible or impractical to use conventional means of transport who wish to take part in a religious or spiritual pilgrimage, accompanied by able bodied nurses, doctors, and helpers. For further information contact:


Upper Riochan
PA32 8UR
Tel: 01499 302715
Fax: 01499 302716
Email: contactus@across.org.uk

Calvert Trust

The Calvert Trust Kielder is one of the countries leading providers of outdoor activities for people with disabilities. They have built up a reputation for excellence and specialist expertise in providing a full range of accessible land and water based activities for people with physical, sensory and learning disabilities.

There are 3 Calvert Trust centres:

• Calvert Trust Exmoor – Wistlandpound Kentisbury, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4SJ. Tel: 01598 763221. Email: Exmoor@calvert-trust.org.uk

• Calvert Trust Kielder – Kielder Water, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1BS. Tel: 01434 250232. Email: enquiries@Calvert-kielder.com

• Calvert Trust Lake District – Little Crosthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QD. Tel: 017687 72255. Email: enquiries@lakedistrict.calvert-trust.org.uk

Details about all sites are available on their website: www.calvert-trust.org.uk

The Kingcombe Centre

Toller Porcorum
Tel: 01300 320684

Email: office@kingcombecentre.org.uk

Offers holidays, courses and day events in a wide range of subjects relating to the arts and the countryside.



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