According to research by Airbnb, Edinburgh is the second most visited city in the UK, with over 163,600 guests taking in the city in the summer of 2016 alone. But what is it that makes this historical city so popular? Let’s find out.
Edinburgh is a hub of excitement no matter what season you visit. With a dramatic setting, you’ll find the world’s biggest performing arts festival, a 1,000-year-old castle and a mountain – Arthur’s Seat – right in the middle of the city.
The National Museum of Scotland is part of four museum sites within Scotland; alongside the National War Museum, National Museum of Flight and the National Museum of Rural Life.
The National Museum of Scotland has a range of galleries showcasing fascinating facts and artefacts from across the globe. The Natural World galleries tell the story of the planet, whilst the World Culture galleries link people and possessions.
Each week Quingo Scooters aim to inspire you with great accessible days out within the UK. As part of our Accessible Attractions series, we’re heading up to Scotland this week. If you’re a bookworm you’ll want to keep reading!
The Edinburgh International Book Festival is held each summer within the heart of Edinburgh’s West End. The three-week celebration, held from the 12-28 August, is the largest of its kind in the world, offering something for all tastes and interests.
Including over 800 events over the three weeks, there’s a wide variety on offer for all the family, featuring well known authors as well as rising stars.
Quingo Scooters encourages users to get out and about, discovering some different days out in the best cultural hotspots. In our series of articles, we shed light on various accessible days out for you to enjoy on your mobility scooter.
Today we head to the North of the UK, to the Scottish capital. A beautiful city, Edinburgh is known for its historical attractions and architectural gems, making it one of the UK’s top tourist destinations. See everything it has to offer by having a day out on one of the Edinburgh Bus Tours.
Quingo Scooters encourages our users to get out and about on their mobility scooters, so they can visit interesting, or even unusual places, particularly those that you didn’t think were accessible enough. In our series of articles, we’ve been shedding light on some very accessible attractions across the country that you can discover on your mobility scooter.
Scottish Seabird Centre
Today, we’re going up into the UK’s most northerly country, to find out more about the Scottish Seabird Centre. Based at the North Berwick Harbour, in the county of East Lothian, it’s a marine wildlife conservation and discovery centre.