7 Keys To Success For Handicapped Travel To Edinburgh, Scotland


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Europe Disabled Travel Advice, Accessible Tours Hotels, Accessible Holidays, Disabled Guided Tours By www.sagetraveling.com. When planning your Edinburgh handicapped travel, be sure to check off these 7 Keys to Success.

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7 Keys To Success For Handicapped Travel To Edinburgh, Scotland

  1. 1. 7 Keys to Success for Handicapped Travel to Edinburgh, Scotlandwww.sagetraveling.com/edinburgh-handicapped-accessible-travel-keys-to-success
  2. 2. Edinburgh handicapped travel presents numerous wonderfulsightseeing experiences as well as several challenges that wheelchairtourists will encounter. www.sagetraveling.com
  3. 3. While the hills are definitely the biggest challenge, cobblestones arepresent challenges on many streets and few accessible publictransportation options exist between the tourist attractions. Whenplanning your Edinburgh handicapped travel, be sure to check off these7 Keys to Success. www.sagetraveling.com
  4. 4. 1. Stay in an accessible hotel in the New Town or on the Royal MileDisabled visitors to Edinburgh have a choice to make.• Should you stay on the Royal Mile (also known as High Street) close to most of the tourist attractions and the charming historic area?• Or should you stay in the flatter New Town where the terrain and the hotels are more wheelchair friendly?• Depending on your accessibility needs and your expectations for the trip, either location can work. www.sagetraveling.com
  5. 5. 2. Take an Edinburgh wheelchair accessible bus tourWith so many hilly streets separating the tourist attractions, Edinburghhandicapped travel in the city can be challenging.• Taking a wheelchair accessible bus tour will allow you to move throughout the city in a comfortable fashion.• Buses gather at the Edinburgh Waverly train station and also stop in numerous other places throughout Edinburgh.• Some of the buses have wheelchair ramps and others do not.• Arrange for a wheelchair accessible bus in advance to be sure that you can make this great tour. www.sagetraveling.com
  6. 6. 3. Plan to spend plenty of time at Edinburgh CastleWhile most castles and palaces take less than 2 hours to visit, theEdinburgh Castle actually contains multiple museums within the castlewalls.• Visitors to Edinburgh Castle should plan on spending 4 to 8 hours hear seeing the historical artifacts, learning about Scottish history, and seeing the various exhibits and demonstrations.• Steep hills exist within the castle so disabled visitors may want to have staff members bring them to the top using the accessible vehicle. www.sagetraveling.com
  7. 7. 4. Arrange accessible transportation from airportEdinburgh handicapped travel from the airport is easiest by a wheelchairaccessible taxi. Book one in advance to avoid waiting in line or missing ataxi with a wheelchair ramp. www.sagetraveling.com
  8. 8. 5. See where Harry Potter was bornOkay, so he’s not a real person so he wasn’t actually born in Edinburgh, butthis is the location where J.K. Rowling wrote the first Harry Potter book.Visit the Elephant House coffee bar on George IV Bridge to see where thefirst book was written. www.sagetraveling.com
  9. 9. 6. Don’t miss the National Museum of ScotlandThe story of Scotland is magnificently told with artifacts and exhibits at theNational Museum of Scotland. There is a step-free entrance and elevatorsto get between the floors. The café on the roof provides great views of thecity. www.sagetraveling.com
  10. 10. 7. Arrange for assistance at train stationAt Edinburgh’s Waverly Station, disabled travelers may need assistancegetting on and off the train as well as leaving the station. There is a largesloping street at the main exit to the station which wheelchair travelersmay have difficulties with especially if they are carrying luggage. www.sagetraveling.com
  11. 11. We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality! Call Us: 1-888-645-7920 Contact us at info@sagetraveling.comwww.sagetraveling.com/edinburgh-handicapped-accessible-travel-keys-to-success