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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Intro: The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a botanical paradise spanning 70 acres, featuring an extensive collection of plants from around the globe. With its lush landscapes, serene pathways, and educational exhibits, it offers a tranquil retreat for visitors to explore and appreciate the beauty and diversity of the natural world.

Accessibility features: The visitor centre features accessible toilets and wheelchairs, as well as mobility scooters, can be borrowed. There is a limited availability so it is advised that you reserve in advance. Follow the link to the website to arrange this. The Garden itself is largely wheelchair accessible, with routes sign-posted and most pathways being tarmac. You may find some routes are steeper than others and this can lead to difficulty with access.


Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle

Intro: Perched atop an ancient volcanic rock, Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress commanding breathtaking views of the city below. With its rich history spanning over a millennium, visitors can explore royal chambers, military barracks, and the iconic Stone of Destiny, immersing themselves in the stories of Scotland's past.

Accessibility features: The castle is an old and historic building therefore the ground can be uneven and often cobbled. The castle is also built at the top of a dormant volcano, meaning it can be sloped in areas and mobility may be limited. Manual wheelchairs can be loaned on a first-come, first-served basis. A mobility vehicle can be requested for crossing the wooden bridge to the castle and has space for three guests including one wheelchair. There are adapted toilets on site and there are ramps and inclines throughout to provide accessible routes around the site.


National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland

Intro: This treasure trove of history, science, and culture, is housed within a stunning Victorian building. From ancient artifacts to modern innovations, visitors can explore diverse exhibitions, interactive displays, and immersive experiences, offering a captivating journey through Scotland's past, present, and future.

Accessibility features: The Entrance Hall and Tower entrance are all accessible to wheelchair users. Most floors have accessible toilets and there is a lift to all floors. Should you need to borrow a wheelchair these are available from the Information Desk.


National Galleries of Edinburgh: Modern One

National Galleries of Edinburgh: Modern One

Intro: National Galleries of Edinburgh: Modern is a contemporary art museum housed in a striking neoclassical building. With its diverse collection of modern and contemporary artworks, as well as temporary exhibitions showcasing cutting-edge artists, it offers visitors a dynamic and thought-provoking experience at the forefront of the art world.

Accessibility features: Guests with wheelchairs will find the main entrance accessible. Guests will also find accessible toilets on Levels 0 and 2 of the gallery. There is a lift that will bring visitors to all floors.

There is a second building, Modern Two, nearby. It varies slightly in its accessibility features but details of this are shared on the same webpage if you wish to visit Modern Two, as well.


Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo

Intro: Set across 82 acres of parkland, Edinburgh Zoo boasts over 1,000 rare and endangered animals, including giant pandas, penguins, and koalas. Visitors can enjoy daily animal encounters, educational talks, and immersive exhibits, making it a must-visit destination for wildlife enthusiasts and families seeking adventure in the heart of Edinburgh.

Accessibility features: There are wheelchair-accessible routes marked out on the map which can be found on the website. Manual wheelchairs are available to hire and a mobility vehicle can be requested to transport one wheelchair and four passengers. Disabled toilets are also located throughout.

Important note: The zoo is set on a hill so the incline of the pathways varies greatly. Please check the map for suitable routes.


Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth

Intro: An immersive science centre where visitors can embark on a journey through the Earth's history, Dynamic Earth showcases everything from Earth’s fiery beginnings to present-day wonders. With interactive exhibits, 4D experiences, and captivating storytelling, it offers a thrilling exploration of our planet's natural forces and phenomena.

Accessibility features: Three wheelchairs are available to hire on a first-come, first-served basis. The Dynamic Earth tour is accessible to wheelchair users however, keep in mind that the narrowest part of the tour is 88cm in width so larger mobility scooters may not fit. There is lift access to the exhibits and accessible toilets on site. The theatre also has wheelchair spaces and ramps for level-access.


Who can benefit?

From our wheelchair hire service.

LendoCare is committed to filling the void of inclusive mobility services in Edinburgh. Whether you're a senior citizen grappling with mobility issues, a tourist eager to explore Edinburgh's treasures, or recovering from injury or surgery, our wheelchair rental service is here to support you. With the best rates in Edinburgh and outstanding customer service, we guarantee a seamless rental experience.

Elderly Individuals

Recognizing the specific mobility challenges faced by older individuals, LendoCare offers top-tier wheelchair services designed to enhance independence and mobility. Our high-quality, user-friendly wheelchairs are conveniently delivered to your doorstep, ensuring accessibility and comfort.

Temporary Mobility Needs

During periods of temporary mobility limitations, such as post-injury recovery or rehabilitation, LendoCare provides lightweight folding wheelchairs and other mobility aids for short-term rental throughout Edinburgh. Our flexible rental options, along with door-to-door delivery service, facilitate a smoother recovery process within the comforts of your home.

Tourists and Visitors to Edinburgh

Make the most of your visit to Edinburgh with LendoCare's tailored wheelchair rental services for tourists. Our lightweight wheelchairs are promptly delivered to your hotel and collected upon your departure, allowing you to explore the city's attractions hassle-free. With delivery available to hotels across Greater Edinburgh, Central Edinburgh, and the City of Edinburgh, simply book online and leave the rest to us.

For some great wheelchair accessible tourism hotspots check out our guides below.

At LendoCare, our goal is to alleviate mobility barriers, enabling you to fully enjoy Edinburgh's sights and sounds. Whether it's for a memorable trip or everyday convenience, count on us as your reliable partner for experiencing the city comfortably on wheels.

Book online or contact us if you have any questions. Please call us or email if there's anything else we can help you with.

Edinburgh guide

Your Edinburgh guide

Edinburgh stands tall amidst the rugged Scottish landscape as a captivating blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, enticing travellers from around the globe to explore its enchanting streets and iconic landmarks. As Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh boasts a rich heritage, with its historic Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city's majestic Edinburgh Castle, perched atop an extinct volcano, stands as a symbol of its ancient roots and royal legacy, offering panoramic views of the city below. Beyond its medieval charm, Edinburgh captivates visitors with its vibrant arts scene, world-class festivals, and thriving culinary culture, ensuring a lively atmosphere year-round. Moreover, Edinburgh's picturesque gardens, scenic hills, and dramatic coastline provide endless opportunities for outdoor adventures and scenic exploration, while its warm and welcoming hospitality invites visitors to immerse themselves in the city's timeless charm and vibrant spirit.

As one of the top 5 most visited cities in the UK, here are three reasons why you need to visit Edinburgh:

  1. The Royal Mile - Edinburgh's Royal Mile, which runs from Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, is exactly one mile long. It is lined with historic buildings, shops, restaurants, and pubs, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.
  2. The Edinburgh Festival - The Edinburgh Festival is the world's largest arts festival and takes place every August, attracting thousands of performers and millions of visitors from around the world. It encompasses various events, including the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
  3. Greyfriars Kirkyard - Greyfriars Kirkyard is believed to be one of the most haunted cemeteries in Scotland. It has a reputation for ghostly sightings and paranormal activity, with numerous reports of strange occurrences and unexplained phenomena over the years. Visitors to the kirkyard often seek out the grave of Greyfriars Bobby, the famous Skye Terrier who supposedly guarded his owner's grave for 14 years.
Edinburgh transport


Edinburgh Waverley is located in the city centre and is the main train station in Edinburgh. At this station, Staff help is available from the Mobility Assistance Room. If you are travelling on a National Rail service, you can also use the Passenger Assist scheme to make your journey stress-free. Lifts are located throughout the station providing step-free access to all platforms. Ramps are also available for transfer to trains from platforms. For more access information, including helpline numbers and emails, please visit the website

Edinburgh Waverley is a busy travelling hub. It provides easy connections to many cities across the UK including Aberdeen, Glasgow, Liverpool Lime Street, London’s Kings Cross, Inverness, Manchester Airport, and Newcastle. Check the online timetable for the station for full routes and destinations.

Should you plan on travelling around Edinburgh by taxi, we recommend the following taxi companies as they offer wheelchair-accessible vehicles:

  • Central Taxis Call 0131 229 2468
  • Aerial ABW Cabs Call 0131 663 3232
  • Safe Hand Cabs Call 0131 440 4040

Travelling around Edinburgh by tram is also an option. All Edinburgh Trams feature two wheelchair spaces and provide low entrances. More accessibility features are listed on the website

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Wheelchair We Offer

Why choose LendoCare?

Hire a wheelchair in Edinburgh - Mobility wherever you need it.

LendoCare stands at the forefront of mobility equipment rental in Edinburgh, offering adaptable solutions to meet diverse needs. Whether you seek short-term or long-term rental, our no minimum policy ensures accessibility for everyone. With our streamlined online booking system and outstanding customer service, renting from us is effortless.

Renting a wheelchair in Edinburgh is priced at just £20 per week, with an additional £29.99 next-day delivery fee (various delivery options available) covering both delivery and collection. Our services extend beyond Edinburgh, providing nationwide delivery to homes, hotels, or any preferred address across the UK.

We provide lightweight, foldable manual wheelchairs meticulously maintained for optimal comfort and usability. Customer satisfaction is our priority, ensuring a premium wheelchair rental experience. Moreover, we offer a variety of wheelchair accessories, including leg raiser attachments and pillows, to enhance comfort and convenience.
Experience hassle-free mobility equipment rental with LendoCare – your reliable partner for high-quality rentals in Edinburgh and beyond.

Convenient and Flexible Rental Options

Discover unmatched convenience with LendoCare's wheelchair rental services in Edinburgh, designed for flexibility and tailored to your preferences. Our seamless and next-day delivery services allow you to choose your preferred delivery date online – our wheelchairs are available for booking 24/7. With our user-friendly online booking system, reserving your wheelchair rental is simple; just book in advance, and your wheelchair will be ready for immediate use upon arrival.

Our transparent booking process lets you input your delivery postcode, select your desired rental start date, and specify your preferred hire duration upfront, ensuring a hassle-free experience. If unsure about your rental period, simply leave the end date blank, and when you're ready to conclude your rental, you can do so through your online account.

At LendoCare, we prioritize affordability while maintaining quality. Our cost-effective rental solutions provide access to top-notch wheelchairs at unbeatable prices, enabling mobility and independence within your budget. Count on our dedicated team to address any additional requirements or inquiries, ensuring a seamless rental experience from start to finish.