Category Archives: Days Out

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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Quingo Scooters Accessible Luxury Retreats

Sometimes we all just need to get away from it all to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. And while a cheap flight and a few day’s holiday somewhere can make a big difference, there’s nothing quite like going for it and really pampering yourself at a luxury retreat.

The great news is there are plenty of wonderful options here in the UK, and many of them cater to those of us with mobility needs. Here is Quingo Scooter’s guide to some of the very best accessible retreats in the country.

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Quingo Scooters Accessible Getaway Aberdeen

Aberdeen is a truly unique city. Its architecture is defined by the granite that gives it its nickname, and the culture of the place is very much wrapped up in the city’s long maritime history. Here is Quingo Scooters’ guide to Aberdeen, the hidden jewel of the north east of Scotland.

Enjoy the unique architecture of St Machar’s Cathedral

If there is one thing you’ll notice when you head to Aberdeen (apart from the wind), it’s the city’s stunning buildings. The city is largely built out of granite, and one of the most impressive buildings is the ancient St Machar’s Cathedral.

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Quingo Scooters Accessible Spring Gardens

We are, without doubt, a nation of garden lovers. Last year alone, the British spent something in the region of £5 billion on their own gardens: and it seems we are just as passionate about visiting other people’s too.

With the recent warmer weather, there can be no better time to think about visiting one of the UK’s many stunning public gardens. There are some spectacular ones to visit, and most will now be beginning to burst with fresh green shoots and spring flowers as the weather improves.

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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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