Category Archives: Accessible Routes

Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible Rome

For this second blogpost in our new accessible getaways abroad series, we’re visiting one of the most famous cities in Europe: the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome.

With its ancient ruins, street cafes and fantastic food, Rome is wonderful city to spend time in. While there are few issues for disabled visitors here and there (not least, cobblestones and those famous seven hills), don’t let that put you off. Most of the city’s most famous sites are accessible to visitors with various mobility requirements.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Paris

We’re now expanding our accessible travel guides to Europe, and so in this first post of the new series we’re taking you to Paris, the ‘City of Light’. It is one of the most famous cities in the world as well as one of the most beautiful, and we’re pleased to say that many of its most fascinating attractions are accessible to those of us with different mobility needs. So, with that in mind, here is Quingo Scooters’ guide to some of the best accessible sights in Paris.

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Quingo Scooters Accessible Woodland Trails

As the days warm up and the weather improves, there is nothing better than getting out and about in the great British countryside. The UK’s forests and woodlands are wonderful at this time of the year, and the great news is that some of the best of them are also largely accessible to those of us using mobility scooters. So, with that in mind, here is Quingo Scooters guide to some of the best accessible woodland trails in the UK.

Haldon Forest Park, Devon

You really are spoiled for choice at Haldon Forest Park.

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Quingo Scooters Accessible Forests

There was a time when Britain was covered in woodland, and although much of that ancient forest is gone, there are still huge areas to explore up and down the UK. These places are home to a wonderful variety of wild animals and plants, as well as creating a vast playground for everyone to access and enjoy. And fortunately, many of our country’s forests are accessible to those of us who use mobility scooters. Here is Quingo Scooters’ guide to the best accessible forests in the UK.

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Quingo Scooters Accessible Castles

The UK’s many castles are a huge draw for visitors both from home and abroad, and the great news is that many of them accessible for all, even despite their great age. Here, Quingo Scooters takes a tour of the country’s finest.

Windsor Castle

We had to start with a castle that isn’t just one of the nation’s favourites, but also the one that the Queen herself calls home. Windsor Castle was first founded by William the Conqueror just after the Norman Invasion and since then 39 different kings and queens have lived there – although you probably won’t be lucky enough to see the Queen herself when you visit.

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