OUR NEW POP UP OPERATION FOR JULY 23 ONLY!
-Choose to be a solo driver or bring a passenger
-Explore the beautiful sights of the historic Farleigh Wallop Estate
-Easy twist & go controls; balanced and safe, sit-on scooters
-Suitable for ALL experience levels; groups drive at the speed you’re comfortable with
-Family friendly; Drivers from 12yrs + Passengers from 5yrs +
-Super quiet electric power with some surprising speed
-Our friendly guides are always on hand to assist and inform you
-Great for kids and adults
Our scooters are 100% electric
= no fumes + disturbance to nature
How it works:
-Meet your guide, get signed in + kitted up with a helmet
-Have your safety brief + test ride with instruction from our guides. Feel confident with the controls before heading on the route (approx 20 mins of the tour)
-Simple controls are suitable for all levels of experience
- Drive over 8 km of grassy slopes, muddy paths, stoney tracks and woodland trails in the peaceful valley
-Test your skill down twisty trails and explore some of the secret forests
-Keep your eyes open for local wildlife and beautiful views
-Try out the awesome electric acceleration on the trail open sections and get full speed on the paved sections
-Stop midway for a refreshment break (drinks provided- unfortunately non-alcoholic!)
-Our guides take those insta-worthy pictures + videos for you
Who can join:
-Great for kids and adults
-Absolutely no previous experience needed (majority of our customers have 0 prior experience)
-Drive your own scooter from 12yrs +
-Be a passenger on a scooter from 5yrs +
Max 130kgs (for 2 people combined on a 3 wheeler)
We recommended 1 adult + 1 small child together and have to be strict on weight limit
(the heavier the participants- the less power a scooter will have)!
We are a family-centered adventure; we find chances to get some speed on our open sections- but will take our time through our more technical/bumpy routes- we are not an extreme activity for ultimate daredevils or ‘serious quad riders’!
£39pp for a driver, £16pp for a passenger
-Your picture + video package
-All access fees to the Estate
-Guide and electric scooter
Tours are +- 1hr 15 long (including 20 mins brief + test ride)
(For smaller or quicker groups in the test ride/on the route; the tour may be a little shorter)
We have daily departures during July + operate in all weathers
How to book:
-Call or whatsapp: 07425 389310 (the best for short notice bookings!)
-Book online: baboonadventures.com/scooter-tours-basingstoke
-Email us @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Where to go?
Farleigh Wallop, Basingstoke, RG25 2HW
(Use our separate DIRECTIONS SHEET to find us)
What to Bring?
-Closed shoes are essential (trainers/walking boots are best)
-Sun glasses can help keep dust/dirt out of your eyes (plus you’ll look cooler on the route!😎)
-If you need to bring a bag on route- make sure it is a small backpack style (hand bags are difficult to take out!) (we can store bags in our reception if they're not taken on route)
If it's hot:
-We provide lots of water, but feel free to bring your own
-Sun hats/caps recommended (they will fit under our helmets)
-Sun cream recommended!
-When its dry it can be dusty (Hay fever medication is recommended for those who need it!)
If it’s rainy/wet:
-Bring clothes that can get muddy and/or waterproofs
During/soon after heavy rain or when the ground is waterlogged/wet grass = a lot of spray off when we drive!
-During wetter seasons, we can drive through thickly mudded areas (which can flick up onto you as you drive) so clothes to get very muddy are essential
(there is space to change in our toilets afterwards)
If it’s cold:
-Warm gloves very important (your hands will be exposed on the handlebars)
-Wrap up warm (some areas are windy!)
-Beanie hats can fit under our helmets
-We’re lucky to scoot around the beautiful Farleigh Wallop Estate
-We drive on private forest and valley trails
-Please be aware we share the awesome Estate with other users; so our routes frequently change from day to day
Frequently Asked Qs
When should we arrive?
-Please arrive 5 minutes before your tour time
Can we bring our own helmets?
-No; we provide helmets + cannot allow personal helmets
Participants under 18yrs?
-Under 18s must be signed in by an adult and have a responsible adult (18+) on site/tour at all times
Will other people join us on the tour?
-Yes, multiple groups may join onto slots
Can we bring our own phones/cameras
-Yes, but make sure they are bagged/in a zipped up pocket so they don’t fall out on the route!
Can we walk around the Estate before/after the tour?
-Farleigh Wallop Estate is mainly private; however there are some footpaths in the local area
-Just to remember; our toilets are 3 mins drive from our starting base (please see our directions sheet)
Can we bring our dog?
-We cannot allow any dogs on site
-We can often accommodate! Please contact us!
Full booking T+Cs: www.baboonadventures.com/terms-conditions
We’re often able to adapt our tours to meet your needs and can organise private groups with a route suited for disabled clients and their carers.
In the past, we’ve been joined by clients with; paraplegia, autism, cerebral palsy and other disabilities with great successes!
- Please contact us to discuss
Got a large group? Private Event? Corporate team building? Staff activity day? We have a large stock of scooters + can accommodate big groups at our main Malmesbury Base- Please contact us to discuss