Relaxed and Accessible Activities Around The New Forest

The New Forest, with its ancient woodlands, charming villages, and stunning landscapes, offers a variety of activities for everyone.

The New Forest, with its ancient woodlands, charming villages, and stunning landscapes, offers a variety of activities for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely day out or a relaxing adventure, here are nine enjoyable activities to make the most of your time with your Care Professional in this beautiful region.

  1. Accessible Nature Walks The New Forest boasts several accessible trails perfect for those who enjoy a leisurely walk. The Blackwater Arboretum Trail, for example, is a flat, well-maintained path suitable for all. Explore the diverse flora and fauna at your own pace. Having a Care Professional accompany you can enhance this experience, offering extra support and companionship to ensure a stress-free outing. https://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/things-to-do/walking/accessible-walks/
  2. Beaulieu Village and Palace House Beaulieu offers a range of attractions with good accessibility, including the historic Palace House and the National Motor Museum. Ramps and lifts ensure that all visitors can enjoy the exhibits and the beautiful gardens. A Care Professional can assist with navigating the grounds, making the day even more enjoyable.
    https://www.beaulieu.co.uk/
  3. Exbury Gardens is renowned for its stunning collection of plants and features wheelchair accessible routes as well as a steam railway. Electric buggies are available for hire, allowing you to explore the gardens comfortably. A Care Professional can assist with the logistics, enabling you to relax and fully appreciate the beauty of the gardens.
    https://www.exbury.co.uk/
  4. New Forest Wildlife Park This park is designed with accessibility in mind, offering easy-to-navigate paths and facilities. Enjoy watching native wildlife, including giant river otters and owls, in a serene setting. With a care professional, you can have an even more fulfilling visit, ensuring you don’t miss any highlights.https://www.newforestwildlifepark.co.uk/
  5. Lyndhurst Museum and Heritage Centre Learn about the rich history and natural beauty of The New Forest at this fully accessible centre. With wheelchair assistance, the museum ensures that all visitors can enjoy its informative displays. A Care Professional can provide assistance, making it easier to delve into the exhibits.https://www.newforestheritage.org.uk/

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6. Setley Ridge Garden Centre in The New Forest offers a peaceful retreat with a variety of plants, garden supplies, and unique gifts. Enjoy homemade cakes at the accessible café, explore the diverse garden shop, and participate in seasonal workshops. Ideal for all visitors, ensuring a comfortable and inspiring visit. https://setleyridgegardencentre.co.uk/

7. Scenic Drives with Designated Stops Experience the scenic beauty of The New Forest from the comfort of your car. There are numerous designated viewpoints and picnic spots with accessible facilities, allowing you to enjoy the landscapes at your leisure. A Care Professional can handle the driving, letting you fully appreciate the scenery.
https://www.thenewforest.co.uk/things-to-do/drives-and-routes

8. Afternoon Tea at a Local Tearoom Relax and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at one of the many accessible tearooms in The New Forest. With easy entry and comfortable seating, these tearooms offer a delightful break. A Care Professional can assist with any special needs, making the experience even more pleasant. https://www.thenewforest.co.uk/food-and-drink/tearooms

9. Accessible Boat Trip on Beaulieu River Several operators offer accessible boat trips along the Beaulieu River, providing a unique perspective of the forest and its surroundings. Enjoy the peaceful waterway without any mobility concerns. Having a Care Professional on hand can enhance the trip, ensuring everything goes smoothly.
https://www.beaulieuriver.co.uk/

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Comfort, Care, and Companionship: A Little Help Goes a Long Way

Many people, regardless of age, find that a bit of help can make a big difference in their daily lives. Care Professionals provide more than just physical assistance; they offer companionship and a sense of security, which can be especially beneficial for those who live alone or have busy families.

Home Instead New Forest’s Companionship Care Services include:

  • Social Interaction: Engaging in conversations, playing games, or accompanying you on outings to keep you socially active.
  • Errands and Shopping: Helping with grocery shopping, collecting prescriptions, or running other errands, ensuring you have everything you need.
  • Household Tasks: Assisting with light housekeeping, meal preparation, and laundry to keep your home comfortable and tidy.
  • Support with Activities: Accompanying you to appointments, social events, or activities like those in The New Forest, making them more enjoyable and stress-free.

By offering tailored support, Care Professionals help individuals retain their independence and enjoy a high quality of life without the need for full-time care. This support is ideal for those who aren’t quite ready for extensive care but appreciate a little extra help and companionship.

Exploring The New Forest with the support of a Care Professional can enhance your experience, ensuring you can participate in activities and outings with confidence and ease. Whether you’re taking a scenic drive, visiting a museum, or enjoying a boat trip, having a companion can make these experiences more enjoyable and accessible.

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Matching You with the Right Care Professional

Our approach to matching care professionals is personalised and thorough. We take the time to understand your specific needs, preferences, and interests. By considering factors such as your lifestyle, personality, and any particular requirements you may have, we ensure that the care professional we match you with is not only highly qualified but also someone who fits seamlessly into your life. This thoughtful matching process ensures you receive the companionship and support you need to enjoy activities and maintain your independence with confidence.

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Contact Home Instead New Forest Today

If you’re interested in learning more about our services or how we can support you or your loved ones, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our friendly team is here to answer any questions you may have and to provide more information on how we can assist you. Reach out to us via phone, email, or visit our website for further details. We look forward to helping you find the perfect care professional to enhance your daily life.

Call 01590 637250 to find out more or submit an enquiry using the form

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