Category Archives: Days Out

Quingo Scooters Accessible Spa Towns

The UK is blessed with many wonderful natural resources, from our National Parks to the many areas of wilderness and the dramatic landscapes that we have to explore. But our natural springs are another resource that can also be found up and down the country, and they have been a draw for visitors for millennia. Here is Quingo Scooters’ guide to some of the UK’s most accessible spa towns and experiences.

Bath

We had to start with Bath, a place that is (literally) synonymous with its beautiful Roman spas.

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Quingo Scooters Accessible Getaways: Wells

Wells isn’t huge, but there is still plenty for visitors to enjoy in this gorgeous city. It’s only 20 miles or so from the equally stunning Bath, but it really stands alone, not least because of its remarkable cathedral. The historic centre certainly brings in plenty of visitors, but there are also other hidden gems, including the regular market. Here’s our guide to accessible Wells.

Wells Market

It is tempting to start, as most visitors do, with the cathedral, but we feel that Wells’ regular outdoor market is an equally good place to get a taste of the city.

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Quingo Scooters Accessible Getaways: Salisbury

There is so much to love about Salisbury. Whether it is the history of the place, with its gorgeous gothic cathedral, or the wonderful green spaces of this welcoming city, there is so much to see and do. Here is Quingo Scooters pick of just a few of the best things to get up to in this fantastic English gem.
  1. Soak up the atmosphere of the ancient cathedral

Salisbury is dominated by its beautiful cathedral, which is a great example of early English gothic architecture.

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Quingo Scooters Accessible Stately Homes

The UK’s stately homes are among some of the finest on the planet, and have been immortalised in countless novels, TV period dramas and films. They are also amongst the most popular places to visit in the country, particularly for those of us with limited mobility. It goes without saying that these are, by their very nature, old properties. This brings its own challenges for mobility scooter users in terms of accessibility. However, many of the UK’s best stately homes do a great job of opening these buildings up to as many visitors as possible.
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Quingo Scooters Accessible Attractions: Museums

The UK has many world-renowned museums, reflecting the country’s own rich history as well as its generations of collectors. The great news is that many of these remarkable treasure houses are accessible to those of us who use mobility scooters and wheelchairs. Here is our pick of just a few of our favourites around the country.

The National Museum of Scotland

We’re going to begin our journey around Britain’s museum collections north of the border. The National Museum of Scotland is a real celebration of Scottish history.

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