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Activities for everyone

One in three blind and partially sighted people said there were sports or fitness activities they'd like to try, but haven't been able to. We want to change this.

Whether you want to get active indoors, outdoors, with other people or on your own, there are plenty of activities you can get involved in that are accessible and inclusive for people with sight loss.

It doesn’t have to be competitive, although of course it can be if you want! It’s all about getting moving, having fun and feeling good. Are you ready to find out what activities are out there?

Exercising on your own

If you want to start your journey to exercising more, there are a range of activities you can try, such as home workouts, walking or jogging.

Find out more about exercising on your own
A man and a woman playing tennis in an indoor court.

A man and a woman playing tennis in an indoor court.

Indoor activities

If you would prefer to get active indoors, there are plenty of options to get you moving, such as swimming, ten pin bowling and gymnastics.

Find out more about indoor activities
Side view of person swimming front crawl in an indoor swimming pool, wearing an orange swim cap.

Side view of person swimming front crawl in an indoor swimming pool, wearing an orange swim cap.

Outdoor activities

If the weather doesn’t stop you and you want to get active outside, then there are lots of activities you can try, such as walking, tandem cycling and golf.

Find out more about outdoor activities
Two men wearing cycling helmets and pink and blue cycling zip up tops, both riding a tandem bicycle.

Two men wearing cycling helmets and pink and blue cycling zip up tops, both riding a tandem bicycle.

Group activities

Whether you want to get active with your friends or make some new ones, there are plenty of group activities you can choose from such as visually impaired rugby, cricket and boccia.

Find out more about group activities
A man playing visually impaired rugby, wearing orange goggles and a grey sweatshirt with a fluorescent yellow tabard over it. Holding a rugby ball.

A man playing visually impaired rugby, wearing orange goggles and a grey sweatshirt with a fluorescent yellow tabard over it. Holding a rugby ball.

Test your coordination

If you want to try out activities that test your coordination and ball skills, there is a range of activities that could be perfect for you such as visually impaired tennis, bowls and cricket.

Test your coordination
Side view of a man in a white and blue polo shirt playing indoor bowls.

Side view of a man in a white and blue polo shirt playing indoor bowls.

Find an activity for you

It’s not always easy finding an activity that works for you. Take our quiz to help find something you might like.

Take the See Sport Differently quiz

Get inspired

We’re sharing the stories of nine people who have started their journey to get active, to help you do the same. Are you ready to See Sport Differently?

Discover our stories

Workout from home

If you would prefer to get active from the comfort of your own home, why not try our home workouts. From gentle warm-ups, to conditioning and building strength, get started from home and build up to trying something new.

Discover home workouts

Find an activity near you

Whether you want something specifically designed for people with sight loss or inclusive for all levels of sight, head over to British Blind Sport’s Activity Finder to discover local activities you can get involved in.

Explore activities in your area