New Year, New Adventures: Planning Your Year of Exciting Trips with a Folding Mobility Scooter

New Year, New Adventures: Planning Your Year of Exciting Trips with a Travel Mobility Scooter

The crisp January air fills us with promise as we step into a new year brimming with possibilities. At Betty&Bertie, we believe this is a time to dream big and start planning adventures that let you embrace life to its fullest.

So, Why not make this the year you finally take that trip you've always dreamed of?

With some thoughtful preparation and your trusty folding mobility scooter along for the ride, you can travel to incredible destinations near and far. Just imagine breezing along the Thames on a London river cruise, taking in famous landmarks from a fresh perspective. Or visualise yourself immersed in the rugged beauty of the Lake District, stopping for a relaxing drink in Keswick after a day of exploring quaint villages and winding trails.
A man riding a scooter near a serene lake, enjoying the scenic beauty of nature.

Here are our top tips for planning accessible, smooth-sailing getaways with your travel mobility scooter:

  1. Do your research - The key is finding destinations that cater to your needs. Websites like Accessible Travel Online make it easy to find visitor-friendly places with ramps, activities, and more.
  2. Transportation - Make getting around a breeze by booking accessible taxis or researching public transit options fitted for folding mobility scooters. Mobility certainly needn't limit your plans!
  3. Timing - Visiting outside of peak tourist seasons means smaller crowds and more relaxed exploration. Allow a bit of extra time in your day to eliminate unwanted stresses.
  4. Lodging - Choose hotels and B&Bs that emphasise accessibility, with level entryways, ground floor rooms, and other scooter-friendly features. A quick call can help you find the perfect home away from home.
  5. Apps - Wheelmap makes locating accessible toilets, ramps, and paths quick and easy. Public transit apps help map accessible routes.

Top Destinations for 2023

And now, the exciting part – where to go! Here are a few destinations that stand out for their accessibility, promising unforgettable experiences that will have you dreaming of your next adventure:

Cruise down the Thames, explore iconic landmarks, and indulge in the vibrant theatre scene in the West End. London's wide pavements, ramps, and accessible tube system make it the perfect scooter-friendly city.

Lake District
Drink in breathtaking views as you ride across Lake Windermere or explore quaint villages. Keswick's flat main street and inviting pubs provide the ideal setting to unwind after a day of exploration.

A man riding a scooter near a serene body of water.

Relax on one of Devon's accessible beaches, equipped with roll-out mats and scooter hire. Explore historic coastal towns like Salcombe, with its flat beaches and lively harbour, perfect to explore with your travel mobility scooter.

A woman joyfully rides a scooter along the sandy beach, enjoying the scenic view and the refreshing ocean breeze.

Discover a seamless blend of history and modern accessibility in Edinburgh. Join a guided travel mobility scooter tour of The Royal Mile to soak in the architecture and breathtaking views from Edinburgh Castle.

Yorkshire Dales
Meander through scenic valleys and trails at a leisurely pace. Visit Bolton Abbey to explore ancient ruins or enjoy riverside dining at one of its charming restaurants and pubs.

As we wrap up this journey through the possibilities of the year ahead, remember that your folding mobility scooter is not just a mode of transport; it's the key to unlocking a world of adventures. So, here's to a year filled with excitement, exploration, and the joy of discovering new horizons!

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.