Limited mobility? – Enjoy a new way of getting out and about in the Brecon Beacons

In addition to their fleet of electric Twizys, the Eco Travel Network is now hiring ‘Boswell’ – a Boma 7 All Terrain Electric Wheelchair. The Boma enables people with limited mobility to join family and friends in enjoying walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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The Boma 7 is easy and comfortable to use whether climbing steep slopes, fording streams or traversing rough or muddy ground. Everyone who’s ridden Boswell so far comes back grinning from ear to ear – especially when it’s given them a chance to enjoy a walk with their family that they couldn’t manage before.

Here is a short tutorial on how to operate a Boma 7 wheelchair.

As well as catering for gentle strolls, Boswell has also taken part in more challenging ventures – scaling Pen-y-fan and also completing a Gold DofE expedition with a group of 6th formers.

Local residents and visitors can hire Boswell on Mynydd Illtud common for £25 – just a mile from the popular National Park Visitor Centre. Booking via Jonathan Davies CwrtyCastell, Libanus, Brecon LD3 8NR, Tel. 01874 636845 or 07775 980693,

DofE with Expeditions Wales

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For organisations, who would like to hire Boswell for several days for a DofE expedition or other activity, please contact Eco Travel Network Directors, Alison Kidd and Peter Williams by email alison@prospectory.co.uk or Tel. 01874 665401. The cost of Boswell hire by organisations is £25 for the first day and £10 for successive days up to 1 week. This does not include transport of the wheelchair.

Details can be found here.

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Just a reminder that the Eco Travel Network’s electric Twizys are also for hire all year around from locations scattered across the Park. The Twizys offer a fun and funky way to enjoy a day out in the hills or exploring the local towns for £45 a day.  Find more information here

Tracy Twizy outside holiday cottage

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