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Fancy trying something new? Blesma is offering it's Members the chance to try lots of activties - just take your pick!

  • family EASTER ACCESSIBLE GLAMPING WEEKEND
    When:
    29 Mar 2024  -
    1 Apr 2024
    Where:
    Somerset
    What:
    Based at Wall Eden Farm, this accessible glamping site can be enjoyed by the whole family.
    Who:
    Any Member with a family of between two and six people (e.g. the Blesma Member and up to five others). Please note that whilst there is no minimum age to apply some activities are restricted to an age limit.
    Apply By:
    15 Jan 2024
  • group photo Widows' and Seniors' Weeks
    When:
    29 Apr 2024  -
    17 May 2024
    Where:
    Studley Castle, Warwickshire
    What:
    Based at one of the prestigious Warner hotels, the week focuses on relaxing and socialising, with the added bonus of gentle activities and sightseeing in and around Warwickshire.
    Who:
    Seniors' Weeks are open to Members and Widow(er)s over the age of 60. Widows' Weeks are for Widows only.
    Apply By:
    15 Jan 2024
  • Gwennili Sailing Trust
    When:
    13 May 2024 12PM  -
    17 May 2024 12PM
    Where:
    Solent
    What:
    A chance to sail the Solent, one of the most desirable sailing locations in the world.
    Who:
    Any Member, please note the yacht is not modified, and there will be steps and ladders onboard.
    Apply By:
    15 Feb 2024
  • fishing Dave Lewan Memorial Match
    When:
    1 Jun 2024  -
    31 Jul 2024
    Where:
    Newcastle under Lyme
    What:
    Fishing Competition in Memory of Blesma Member Dave Lewan
    Who:
    Any Member, regardless of experience.
    Apply By:
    1 Mar 2024
  • Member with gun Adaptive Shooting 2024
    When:
    19 Jun 2024  -
    20 Jun 2024
    Where:
    Bisley, Surrey
    What:
    Fun competition open to any disabled ex-Service personnel.
    Who:
    Any member
    Apply By:
    15 Feb 2024
  • Member's Weeknd Members' Weekend and AGM
    When:
    29 Jun 2024  -
    1 Jul 2024
    Where:
    Forest Pines Hotel, Lincolnshire
    What:
    Meet up with old friends and make some new ones; find out what Blesma Members are up to and have your say on what Blesma should be focusing on to support Members.
    Who:
    Members’ Weekend is open to all Members and their partners or carers
    Apply By:
    1 Mar 2024
  • East Anglia Photography Course
    When:
    1 Jul 2024  -
    31 Jul 2024
    Where:
    East Anglia
    What:
    Throughout the Photography Course Members will get the opportunity to put their photography skills to the test.
    Who:
    Any Member who owns their own photography equipment.
    Apply By:
    1 Mar 2024
  • Members in New York Soldier Ride New York City
    When:
    15 Jul 2024  -
    21 Jul 2024
    Where:
    New York
    What:
    Cycle with the Wounded Warriors around New York for 3 days, ending with a huge celebration!
    Who:
    Anyone who can use some form of adaptive bike. These will be supplied by the Wounded Warrior Project. Please note: temperatures will be hot and you will be expected to cycle more than 70 miles in three days.
    Apply By:
    15 Mar 2024
  • Liverpool Couples' Weekend
    When:
    19 Jul 2024  -
    22 Jul 2024
    Where:
    Liverpool
    What:
    Enjoy a new location for this year’s Couples Weekend.
    Who:
    Any Member along with their spouse/ partner. Please note that Members are not expected to share rooms with other Members
    Apply By:
    15 Mar 2024
  • Golf day Colin Wilson Memorial Golf Day
    When:
    29 Jul 2024  -
    1 Jul 2024
    Where:
    Forest Pines Hotel, Lincolnshire
    What:
    Members will enjoy three rounds of golf spread across three days at Macdonald Hill Valley
    Who:
    Any Member with a set of golf clubs.
    Apply By:
    1 Feb 2024
  • london Couples' Weekend London
    When:
    9 Aug 2024  -
    12 Aug 2024
    Where:
    London
    What:
    A weekend break for Members and their spouse/partner
    Who:
    Any Member
    Apply By:
    15 Apr 2024
  • family Glamping North Weekend
    When:
    17 Aug 2024  -
    21 Aug 2024
    Where:
    Berwick-upon-Tweed
    What:
    The aim of the event is to engage with other Members and their families and allow you to share in some of the friendships our Members enjoy whilst being in the great outdoors.
    Who:
    Any member with a family of between two and five members (eg. Member + up to 4 others)
    Apply By:
    15 Mar 2024
  • A Member with a friendly Horse Horseriding
    When:
    1 Sept 2024  -
    4 Sept 2024
    Where:
    New Forest
    What:
    Ride western through the horse country of the UK. Spend three full days discovering all things cowboy and horsemanship.
    Who:
    Applicants must have a level of fitness that allows them to ride horses everyday and have been to an intro to horsing event or have history of being with horses.
    Apply By:
    15 May 2024
  • sailing Greek regatta
    When:
    14 Sept 2024  -
    22 Sept 2024
    Where:
    Greece
    What:
    A chance to set sail and discover the variety of the Med - one of the world's best sailing destinations.
    Who:
    Anyone can apply but you must be physically fit and a confident swimmer in open water. The boat is not wheelchair accessible and Members must be able to move around with minimal assistance on a 40ft non-adapted boat. Members must state if they are unable to swim in their application
    Apply By:
    15 May 2024
  • family Couples Accessible Glamping
    When:
    20 Sept 2024  -
    23 Sept 2024
    Where:
    Somerset
    What:
    A weekend break for Members and their spouse/partner to spend some quality time together as a couple.
    Who:
    Any Member and their spouse/partner.  Members are not expected to share rooms with other Members.
    Apply By:
    1 May 2024
  • Members golfing Golf UK
    When:
    27 Sept 2024  -
    29 Sept 2024
    Where:
    Carden Park Golf Resort in Cheshire
    What:
    Members will be able to enjoy three rounds of golf that will be spread across three days at Carden Park Golf Resort in Cheshire.
    Who:
    Any Member with a set of golf clubs. Please state your golf handicap when you apply if you have one
    Apply By:
    15 Jul 2024
  • Scuba Scuba Diving Expedition
    When:
    1 Oct 2024  -
    31 Oct 2024
    Where:
    TBC
    What:
    A great chance to enjoy some of the world’s best scuba diving in warm water.
    Who:
    Anyone who can move up and down stairs on a 60ft dive boat with minimal assistance.
    Apply By:
    1 Jul 2024
  • A group of veterans enjoying glamping Cookery Retreat
    When:
    1 Oct 2024  -
    31 Oct 2024
    Where:
    Oxfordshire
    What:
    This is a new addition to the Blesma calendar, and one which will give Members (along with their partners) the chance to try something different
    Who:
    Any Member and their spouse/partner.
    Apply By:
    1 Jun 2024
  • rttw Ride To The Wall
    When:
    4 Oct 2024  -
    5 Oct 2024
    Where:
    National Memorial Arboretum
    What:
    Join the Blesma crew for this poignant and meaningful ride in memory of the fallen. Finishing at the National Memorial Arboretum.
    Who:
    Any Member with their own motorcycle
    Apply By:
    1 Jul 2024
  • remembrance Remembrance Weekend
    When:
    9 Nov 2024  -
    10 Nov 2024
    Where:
    The Cenotaph, London
    What:
    The annual Blesma Remembrance Parade at the Cenotaph over Remembrance Weekend.
    Who:
    Any Member.
    Apply By:
    15 Jun 2024
  • fitness Fitness and Lifestyle Course
    When:
    15 Nov 2024  -
    23 Nov 2024
    Where:
    Fuerteventura
    What:
    The aim of the course is to give Members a chance to look at their fitness levels and current lifestyle choices.
    Who:
    You must have six months’ validity on your passport at the time of travel.
    Apply By:
    15 Jul 2024
  • SKI Spectacular Colorado Ski Spectacular
    When:
    1 Dec 2024  -
    31 Dec 2024
    Where:
    Colorado, USA
    What:
    The world's biggest ski spectaculars for adaptive Winter sports.
    Who:
    Most injury types can be catered for on the slopes, however hotel rooms are not adapted and are only outfitted with baths
    Apply By:
    1 Aug 2023
  • Christmas market Families Christmas Extravaganza
    When:
    1 Dec 2024  -
    31 Dec 2024
    Where:
    Secret Location
    What:
    Join us for a mesmerising top-secret
    Who:
    Apply By:
    1 Aug 2024
  • winter sports Ski La Plagne
    When:
    1 Jan 2025  -
    31 Jan 2025
    Where:
    La Plagne
    What:
    A week-long trip of snow sports in France!
    Who:
    You must have at least 3 month'd validity on your passport at the time of travel.
    Apply By:
    15 Aug 2024
  • Two people Scuba diving Scuba Diving Try Dives
    When:
    17 Feb 2024  -
    21 Sept 2024
    Where:
    Lord Wandsworth College, Hampshire
    What:
    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater and explore the world beneath the waves? If so, this introductory diving session may be just the thing for you. It will provide you with opportunity to learn to dive with experienced instructors in the safety of dive pools whilst working towards your PADI qualifications.
    Who:
    Available to all but subject to medical clearance.
    Apply By:
    1 Jan 2024