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Travel and hobbies

Find useful guides to popular destinations both at home and abroad, what to look for with specialist and accessible holidays, interviews with inspiring older people and much more.

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Travel tips

Whether you're an experienced traveler or first-time holidaymaker, our tips will help you get the most out of your journey.

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  • Hobbies

    Hobbies add colour and variety to our lives. In this section, we feature activities to inspire your own interests.
  • Accessible holidays

    There are holidays to support and help you whatever your circumstances, putting your fears and concerns to rest.
  • Travel guides

    Our partners at Silver Travel Advisor offer a range of free travel guides for older people to help you plan your next trip.
  • Owning a pet

    A pet can be a loyal companion, particularly if we live alone or don’t have regular contact with friends and family.
  • Cooking recipes

    From warming and hearty stews to tasty treats, this selection of recipes are both delicious and healthy.
  • Gardening

    Listen to useful features with expert gardening tips from Christine Walkden on growing veg and attracting wildlife.
  • Win a holiday

    Enter the Silver Travel Advisor November prize draw to win a short UK break for up to 4 people.
  • Trace your family tree

    Ever had questions about your ancestors? Researching your family history may give you some answers.
  • Dancing to get fit

    Dancing is a great way to have fun and pick up your exercise levels at the same time. Try it at home or in a class.

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