UK Cities: Best accessible Christmas shopping

Planned right, Christmas shopping can be a lot of fun. The stores pull out all the stops for customers at this time of year. And a shopping trip can be just the thing to get you in the festive mood.

The UK’s cities have a wonderful array of great shopping experiences. From world-famous stores selling some of the biggest brands on the planet, to small independent stalls, they’ve got it all. We’ve picked out four of our favourite UK cities to bring you Quingo Scooters’ guide to the best accessible Christmas shopping in Edinburgh, Birmingham, Manchester and London.

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Accessible getaways: Best accessible Christmas tours and trails

Looking to get out and about this festive season? Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, and a good time to explore the great outdoors.

From sherry tours to magnificent gardens, woodland trails to unique Advent calendars, there’s something for everyone. Here is Quingo Scooter’s guide to the very best accessible Christmas tours and trails.

Countdown to Christmas with the Living Advent Calendar, Saltaire

If you want a unique and accessible Christmas experience, then this Advent trail in Saltaire, West Yorkshire, is one of the best.

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Accessible getaways: Best accessible Christmas activities with kids

For children, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. So, if you’ve got little ones of your own, or grandchildren visiting, what can you do to make their Christmas even more special?

To help you out, we’ve picked some of our favourite Christmas kids’ accessible activities. From an Elf Emporium and Gingerbread House to a trip to one of the UK’s biggest shopping destinations, there’s plenty to choose from. Here is Quingo Scooters’ guide to the best accessible Christmas activities with kids.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Christmas Markets

Is there anything better to get you in a festive mood than a Christmas market? They bring together everything that is best about the time of the year. Great food and drink, local handicrafts and a warm atmosphere. And because they are often outside, they are one of the most accessible activities you can enjoy this time of year.

But while we’ve seen a rise in the number of the markets over recent years, they’re not all created equal. And at a time of year when time and money is at a premium, you don’t want to be wasting either.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Auckland, New Zealand

A major highlight of one of the most beautiful countries on the planet: Auckland makes for the perfect accessible getaway. Of course, it has its fair share of hills (this is New Zealand, after all!). But despite this, there are plenty of great experiences for those of us who use a mobility scooter.

The natural world is never far away wherever you go in New Zealand. And Auckland is no different, even though it is one of the country’s major cities.

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