Category Archives: Days Out

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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Quingo Scooters Accessible Castles

The UK’s many castles are a huge draw for visitors both from home and abroad, and the great news is that many of them accessible for all, even despite their great age. Here, Quingo Scooters takes a tour of the country’s finest.

Windsor Castle

We had to start with a castle that isn’t just one of the nation’s favourites, but also the one that the Queen herself calls home. Windsor Castle was first founded by William the Conqueror just after the Norman Invasion and since then 39 different kings and queens have lived there – although you probably won’t be lucky enough to see the Queen herself when you visit.

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