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.
One of the UK’s most popular Christmas markets, Edinburgh has created six spectacular weeks of festive delights this year. Christmas celebrations cover the entire city, with plenty to see and do and a warming drink or delicious food on offer as you take it all in. As Quingo Scooters heads north, we’re bringing you a festive edition of our Accessible Attractions series to celebrate Edinburgh Christmas Markets!
Set against the beautiful backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, you can take in the festivities of the Hogmanay street party or go shopping for unique gifts the whole family will enjoy.
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 aims to bring you a wide range of Britain’s best attractions as part of our Accessible Attractions series, this week we have one that’s perfect for keen gardeners. So why not take a trip out this summer for some gardening inspiration!
This week, we’re at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh, founded in 1670 as a physic garden, it is now a world-renowned centre for plant science, horticulture and education.
The Gardens are dedicated to discovering and describing plants and their relationships, evolution, conservation and biology.
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.