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Travel & hobbies

You're never too old to enjoy a favourite hobby, try out a new activity or even set out on the open road! Here, you'll find lots of information to match your interests - from getting a pet to driving in later life. 

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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

    You could win a prize in Silver Travel Advisor's monthly prize draw.
  • 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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