Just a short drive from Scotland’s new Queensferry Crossing and nestled amongst the woodland within the grounds of Dundas Castle, you will find the luxury glamping site of Glampotel Dundas Castle. This rural spot makes for the most tranquil and romantic getaway with nothing [Read more…] about Glampotel Dundas Castle: Is Glamping really wheelchair accessible?
For most people the first thing that comes to mind when they think of Scotland is whisky. Understandably since it’s a huge part of Scottish culture. Therefore a trip to Scotland’s capital city wouldn’t be complete without visiting The Scotch Whisky Experience. [Read more…] about An Accessible Tour of The Scotch Whisky Experience
Visiting Edinburgh Castle should be on your list of top tourist attractions to visit especially if you’ve never been to the city before. It’s also fun to do even if you’re a local. I’ve been to the Castle before, but it was during my school days, which sadly, was more than a few years ago. [Read more…] about Visiting Edinburgh Castle in a Wheelchair
I was supposed to see Birdy at the 02 ABC Glasgow, but due to the lift being broken at the venue I couldn’t attend. Upset and disappointed that I wouldn’t be able to attend Birdy’s show, which I had been looking forward to for such a long time, I was relieved to discover she was performing the following night at The Corn Exchange in Edinburgh. [Read more…] about Birdy at The Corn Exchange Edinburgh | Venue Access Review
The Royal Yacht Britannia was built in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire for Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. For 43 years it was The Queen and the Royal Family’s floating home, travelling over a million nautical miles all around the world before being decommissioned in 1997. [Read more…] about The Royal Yacht Britannia – Wheelchair Accessible Tour
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is known as one of the finest botanic gardens in the world and after visiting with my family this past weekend, it’s very clear why. It also made for a great accessible day out to enjoy the last days of summer. Made even better by the beautiful September sunshine we experienced for our day in the Capital. [Read more…] about Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh – Last Days of Summer
A few nights ago we attended a gig at Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh to see Will Robert perform his first Scottish gig. As it was my first time at this music venue I was quite curious about the wheelchair accessibility. [Read more…] about How accessible is Sneaky Pete’s for wheelchair users
I mentioned in my previous post that I’m not a regular public transport user. So it’s unusual for me to say that I’ve been on not just one but two forms of public transport in the same week. The first being a bus to take part in a demo for a new wheelchair securement system and the second being Edinburgh Trams. Both were great experiences as a wheelchair user. [Read more…] about Experiencing Edinburgh Trams for the first time as a wheelchair user