Access for All: A Celebration of What's Possible

Event details

"Access for All: A Celebration of What's Possible," will be held on the 25th and 26th of June at Gisburn Forest – a Forestry England site in the Forest of Bowland.

This exciting event is free to attend and promises a range of engaging activities for all participants. 

For those interested in overnight accommodations, we can offer several options at a nominal cost.

The event will feature two distinct networking opportunities: Business to Business on the first day and Business to Public on the second day.

Both days are aimed at organisations, businesses and individuals delivering Access for All opportunities, wishing to share best practice and engage in networking sessions. 

All-terrain wheelchair providers will be available to speak to on both days and will be bringing a range of vehicles for you to try, including: TGA, TerrainHopper, Tramper, Mountain Trike and Paratreker.

There will also be a variety of exhibitors to meet during the event.


Day One - 25th June 

Most sessions (weather dependent) will be delivered outdoors in the beautiful woodland setting at Gisburn Forest and will include the following discussion topics:

  • Tourism & Accessibility
  • Autism and the Outdoors
  • Dementia Adventure
  • Inclusivity in the Outdoors - an All Terrain Wheelchair walk & talk
  • Mental Health & the Outdoors
  • British Sign Language

Evening festivities will include casual conversations, music and a campfire. A guided evening bat walk will be available for those interested in exploring the forest after dark.


Day Two - 26th June

We will be extending opportunities for the public to join the fantastic outdoor activities on offer on Day 2, which will include:

  • Forest bathing
  • Charcoal sketching
  • Bushcraft
  • Story time movement (for all ages)
  • Wildlife wander
  • Nature connection with sound
  • Alpaca experience
  • Foraging & wellbeing wander
  • Navigation workshop

We are thrilled to provide a platform for meaningful connections and shared experiences in a welcoming and inclusive environment.