Sailing in "303" dinghies on Castle Semple loch
This review is especially helpful for those who have or use the following: Wheelchair
On the 12th March 2016 I visited the centre to a sail an accessible "303" dinghy (I'm paraplegic). Brilliant fun and very vigilant instructors ensuring everyone's safety. The staff/instructors are both friendly and helpful and have super aids and adaptions - from simple graded steps/seats to full hoist on jetty to assist transfers. The visitor centre boasts a wide range of activities - On the water there is Sailing, Kayaking and Wheelchair accessible power launch trips round the loch. On land there is a cycle track with hand control bikes available and an excellent cafe. The cafe/admin. block also has disabled toilets and changing facilities. All in all a great centre catering for disabilities and able bodied alike.
Transport & Parking
I drove and parked in one of the disabled spaces adjacent the admin block. Generous amount of disabled and normal parking spaces.
Excellent disabled access to all facilities. There is a very slight gradient up to cafe/admin block.
Loo was clean spacious and well appointed
All Helpful and friendly from admin to cafe staff, and instructors very knowledgeable on use of facilities.
Anything else you wish to tell us?
Recommend the centre for disabled and able bodied alike. A place where families, groups and individuals can enjoy the activities or simply chill out and feed the ducks!!