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.… Read more
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.… Read more
Canterbury is famous for its historic cathedral and its relaxed riverside walks. Here, Quingo Scooters explores the city’s accessible attractions as part of our Accessible Getaways blog series.
With its historic cathedral and connections with Chaucer, its fascinating history and beautiful open spaces, Canterbury feels like a town from another age. But it is also home to some great shops and restaurants, as well as plenty of other accessible attractions to keep the modern-day pilgrim entertained. Here are our top picks.… Read more
Glasgow is a city with a fascinating history and an equally vibrant present. Quingo Scooters is heading to Scotland’s second city for the next part of our Accessible Getaways series.
Glasgow, almost more than any city we can think of, is a city of contrasts. It has a tough reputation of course, but it is also a place of great artistic and creative beauty. It is a working city, but also one that is famous around the world for its museums, its music and its galleries.… Read more
Birmingham is one of the UK’s most diverse and exciting cities and Quingo Scooters is heading there this week as part of our Accessible Getaways blog series.
Considering that it is England’s second biggest city, we think that Birmingham is sometimes overlooked. But over the past decade or so it has shaken off some of the dust of its industrial past. Today, more and more visitors are now discovering what this diverse and fascinating city has to offer. From world class eateries (it has five Michelin starred restaurants!) to some spectacular modern architecture, great shopping and a vibrant nightlife, Birmingham is well worth a visit for a day trip or more.… Read more