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The Most Accessible Heritage Sites in Britain Title

18th April, 2024

Unveiling the Top 10 Most Accessible Heritage Sites in the UK

Discover the most and least accessible heritage sites in the UK and the best regions to visit the most mobility-friendly and popular sights.

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The State of Accessible Public Transport in the UK

22nd February, 2024

Assessing the State of Accessible Public Transport in the UK

One challenge elderly and disabled people face is easy access to public transport in the UK. Is our current transport system accessible for everyone?

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Ideal Home Show

17th January, 2024

We're Going to the Ideal Home Show!

We’re proud to have Ideal Home Show Approved status! Visit us in London at the Ideal Home Show 2024 to meet the team and try our range of products.

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12th December, 2023

Accessible Activities To Do This Winter

Planning an accessible trip or day out can be a challenge if you're someone who has limited mobility. We list a few of our best winter activities to do to steer away those winter blues.

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Image of elderly gentleman faced towards window looking out.

23rd November, 2023

The Growing Cost of Care Homes Across the UK

Rising care home costs pose a significant challenge, burdening families as demand surges with aging populations. We investigate the growing cost of care homes.

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illustration of an elderly person standing on a large building sized laptop. Text reads: The Elderly & the Challenges of Daily Automation

15th September, 2023

How Automation is Leaving the Elderly Behind and What Can Be Done About It

In this digital age more services move online. While this may be easier for the majority, the new systems are not accessible for all.

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Accessibility of Premier League Stadiums title

22nd June, 2023

The Best and Worst Football Premier League Stadiums for Accessibility

In this article we narrow down the best and worst stadiums for accessibility around the UK.

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allotment waiting times in the UK with a graphic of an allotment in the shape of a clock

24th May, 2023

Allotment Wait Times in the UK: The Growing Demand for Outdoor Space

Over 100,000 British people are on the waitlist for an allotment. Here's how long you can expect to be on the waitlist and the regions with the longest waits...

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A couple holding hands at an airport looking at planes out of the window

19th April, 2023

Best Holiday Destinations for Over 50s

If you're over 50 and struggling to decide where to travel this summer, we've got you covered. Why not take the plunge and book your next summer trip today?

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Cost of housing then vs now

7th March, 2023

From Bargain to Bank-Breaking: UK House Prices Then and Now

Oak Tree Mobility has looked at the rapid rise in property values over the past four decades to compare the landscape for different generations looking to secure their own home.

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Illustration of man and woman on magnifying glass.

6th February, 2023

Finding Love in Later Life

To help demystify the dating scene, Oak Tree Mobility looks at what finding love in 2023 is like for the over 50s.

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Baby boomers vs Gen z

30th September, 2022

Boomers vs Gen Z: Differences and Similarities

Gen Z and Boomers often perceive themselves as different in many ways, but are they really as different as they think?A lot has changed for young people in the last 50 years thanks to technological and societal advancements. Here's what people of today really think.

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The Most Popular Royal Memorabilia

11th May, 2022

The Most Popular Royal Memorabilia

Oak Tree data experts have taken a deep dive into the most popular royal memorabilia and discovered which pieces will help you to get the most for your money.

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Top 30 attractions - museum

11th April, 2022

The Top 30 Best Accessible Attractions in the UK

Plan your next day trip with Oak Tree top 30 best accessible attractions in the UK.

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Young girl holding easter egg basket

4th December, 2019

How to Hollow Out Eggshells for Easter Decorations

Need something to keep the Grandkids occupied this Easter holiday? Here is a great step-by-step guide to making and decorating Easter eggshells for that all-important Easter egg hunt.

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Mobility Friendly event

10th July, 2019

6 Mobility-Friendly Things To Do in August

We're getting excited about August! So, we've made a bucket list-worthy selection of inspirational events for you to do this August. They're also mobility friendly!

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Wheelchair user on a day out

17th May, 2019

6 Mobility-friendly Things to do in June

We’ve compiled a list of 6 mobility-friendly events, spread over central England, the South West and South Wales, to inspire you in the month of June.

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Mayday pole

30th April, 2019

The History of May Day

A short history of May Day.

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Easter decorations

17th April, 2019

Getting Out and About this Easter Bank Holiday

With the weather forecast for glorious sunshine this Easter bank holiday, now is a fantastic opportunity to get out and about, enjoy the weather and spend time with the family.

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Snow covered road

16th January, 2019

How to Beat the January Blues This Winter

Do you sometimes feel a bit down during the gloomy winter months? You may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder or SAD.

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Yarnton Home and Garden

1st October, 2018

8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Yarnton Home & Garden

Read about why Yarnton Home & Garden is the ideal place for a delightful day out.

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Cardiff castle

22nd August, 2018

Accessible Attractions and Days out in the UK

Planning an accessible day out or trip away in the UK can be a challenge for mobility scooter or wheelchair users and people with disabilities. From disabled parking and accessible toilets to lifts and ramps, here's our pick of the best wheelchair-friendly days out and attractions for individuals with access needs.

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Children with grandma baking

27th July, 2018

Activities to Keep Your Grandchildren Occupied This Summer

The summer holidays are the perfect time to create precious memories. We've put together a list of fun activities that you can enjoy together, rain or shine.

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Nostalgia photo of people heading to 'butlins holiday camp'

18th July, 2018

Our Fondest Summer Holiday Memories

Back in the day, the long summer was all about creating your own fun. Here's a selection of our favourite memories from bygone summer days.

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Spooky Night

7th July, 2018

Superstitions From Around the World

Whether you consider yourself to be superstitious or not, we've put together our favourite weird and wonderful superstition from around the world to brighten up your Friday the 13th.

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Sand castle on the beach

26th June, 2018

Britain's Best Accessible Beaches

A day out at the beach is one of life's joys. We believe that everyone should be able to enjoy spending time at the seaside, including wheelchair and mobility scooter users. That's why we've put together a list of our favourite accessible beaches in the UK.

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