Segway All The Way

Published February 22nd, 2022 Segway All The Way Published in: Days Out

If you haven’t yet been on a Segway, we whole heartily recommend that you do. It is probably the most fun you can have on two wheels; they represent a unique mode of transport. It is almost as if you are gliding!

On arrival at your Segway operator you are fitted with a helmet, and an experienced instructor takes you through some basic training steps, such as how to get on and off the Segway safely, how to turn, how to move forwards and importantly how to stop. Once your training is done, you are good to go!

It is challenging to get your head around the fact that you need to lean forwards when you are thinking no that’s not right. It can take a little while to master the Segway but once you master it, there is no stopping you. You don’t have to worry if you don’t have very good balance, Segway are self-balancing machines.

The instructors are extremely competent, putting you at ease and offering encouragement throughout your experience.

Tours generally last around 2 hours (including safety briefing) and involve driving on different terrains. Courses usually involve a number of routes and challenges along the way. You will get to go on and off road. To finish up there is usually some fun and games involving races against the rest of your group; who will be the ultimate Segway champion!

It is such a fun and thrilling experience the time flies by.

The Segway operators are often found in stunning locations. Most Segway operators are open throughout the year and offer individual or group sessions.

Prices vary depending on the duration of your session.

It is best to wear comfortable clothing and suitable footwear, not flip flops, sandals or heels. Warm gloves are a good idea in colder weather. Also, best to avoid long or loose clothing.

Don’t worry about the weather, just dress appropriately for it. The rain has been said to add to the overall experience.

Check out these Segway operators. It is a popular activity and gets booked up quickly, especially at weekends and in peak periods, so make sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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Cornwall Segway - Newquay

You can cruise around thee 80 acre parkland resort on the purpose built Segway trails. As well as taking it into the off-road area where there are slalom and bank challenges.

There is a choice of the Segway X2 and Segway i2. They, in addition, have a Segway mini for children ages 6 and up.

Easiglide Segway Experience

Located in Hayle overlooking St Ives Bay there are stunning ocean views as you pass through the route, as well as lots of challenges.

There is an onsite café as well as toilet facilities. Within walking distance is a stunning beach.

Segway Bude

Located at Wooda Farm the route involves a scenic tour of this beautiful site. There are more than 100 acres to explore.

The trails are family friendly and children aged over 7 can take part.

Segway Lakeview – Waterside, near Bodmin

They offer a try before you buy so you can make sure you are comfortable with using the Segway’s before you venture out.

It is a great course and Anthony the instructor is extremely good at putting you at ease, so you can look forward to a relaxed and fun experience.

He takes you through stage by stage until you are confident, so don’t worry if you are a complete novice and nervous. You can set your own pace for going around the course.

Adventure Segway - Torpoint

Located on the grounds of the Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, it is a lovely back drop for a fun outdoor adventure, navigating assault challenges along the way.

It won’t be long till you are gliding through acres of ancient woodland and gardens. The treks around the grounds are excellent and very picturesque.

You have the choice of the country park or coastal adventure.

In addition to their regular safaris, they also offer seasonal experiences, check out their website for these.

After your adventure you can make your way to one of the three eating places here on the estate where you can enjoy excellent food and drink.

There are toilets and lockers available for your use.

Segway is the only way to go, it is an exhilarating and fun activity that everyone should try if they can. You will not be disappointed.