Category Archives: Quingo Scooters

Should I Go Out on My Mobility Scooter During the Coronavirus Lockdown?

With the need to observe social distancing you may ask

“Should I not be using my mobility scooter at this time?”

The answer is yes, as long as you observe sensible rules.

You scooter may be a vital lifeline and make going out for essential supplies such as food and medicines much safer than other ways you may have to use otherwise like getting a lift. The other way a scooter helps is all our models have baskets, which means you can avoid using a basket which may have been handled by an infected person.

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The best accessible UK farmers’ markets

The foodie revolution has truly taken hold here in the UK. And some of the best places to sample the finest in Britain’s local produce are, of course, our farmers’ markets.

They are heaven for those of us who like to try new food and drink, and they are often also an opportunity to meet the producers themselves. The great news is that most of them are also easily accessible for those of us with different mobility needs. So, here is Quingo Scooters pick of the best accessible farmers’ markets in the UK.

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Best accessible UK bookshops

If you’re a keen reader, then seeking out new bookshops is surely one of the great pleasures in your life. For many of us, discovering a hidden gem in a new town or city can be a getaway highlight.

But away from the big chains like Waterstones (which are generally modern and accessible, with lifts and wider entrances), what are the options? How accessible are many of the smaller, independent stores?

Well, to help you out, here is Quingo Scooters’ guide to the five best accessible UK bookshops.

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Accessible getaways abroad: Accessible San Francisco, USA

San Francisco is one of the most famous cities on the planet and an incredibly popular destination for travellers. It is also one of our favourite cities – the perfect blend of American, European and Asian cultures. Great shopping and plenty of cultural highlights makes this a must-visit for any trip to the USA.


Of course, San Francisco is also famous for its hills, which can present a challenge for those of us with different mobility needs. But there are a huge amount of accessible activities you can enjoy on your next visit.

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