More Ideas of Things to do
This section acts as a Directory to help anyone when they are stuck for things to do. There is so much time for leisure in retirement so why not choose a different website every now and again to get exposed to new places and activities.
Eating Out and In made easy
Theatre and Events
Restaurants in UK, dine-out! Britain's Ultimate Restaurant Guide - This is a search based website that allows you to find a restaurant in your local area. There are various search options available to allow you to choose the best restaurant for your needs.
OpenTable: UK Restaurants can provide a restaurant & party booking service where you can find, choose, and book the best of more than 1,200 restaurants, bars and venues in 30 cities nationwide.
FirstChoice Caterers Quality caterers throughout the UK. Full range of services from plain catering to music entertainment and decoration. Range of menus from finger buffets to full dinners and more. Contact details on site
A visit to the theatre can make an enjoyable evening as well as a memorable one. By booking on-line you can avoid the queuing at the box office, and guarantee your seats well in advance of your special date.
Who's on stage in the West End? Need help finding your theatre? Go to Ticketmaster for all the help that you need.
If you are hard of hearing, or know anyone who is, but would still like to go to the theatre, Stage Text is a charity, which works with theatres across the country to provide access to plays and musicals for the 9 million hard of hearing, deaf and deafened people in the UK through the use of captions. Captions are similar to television subtitles, but are in the theatre. Captioning has enabled many people to return to theatre, together with their family and friends, perhaps after many years’ absence or sometimes for the first time ever.
Whats on stage Britain's National Performing Arts Information Service. Providing news, views, whats on where and on-line ticket purchases. This is an excellent database of theatre and classical music events in the UK.
EntsWeb is a UK based international directory of music, entertainment and leisure. EntsWeb will help you find entertainers, musicians and leisure activities plus information and facts on entertainment, music, and leisure. A great resource if you are planning an Event.
UK Firework Review If you want to make your special event go with a bang, why not invest in a fireworks display. This website offers advice to a beginner looking to create a display in a backgarden or a professional looking for reviews.
Hotels, Bed & Breakfast, Pubs & Inns, Self Catering & Attractions in Britain Great information site for everything you need to plan a trip within the British Isles.
Hotels in Britain- This guide to hotels may help you select a location near you
Fancy a break? Warner Hotels is for you
Take a look at these web only special offers from Warner Holidays. Warner pride themselves on their high quality hotels and resorts with packages aimed specifically at adults. Click on the logo to view the latest offers and information on the hotels featured.
LateRooms.com/London - Over 600 selected and reviewed hotels for all your online hotel reservations
If you have a head for heights and fancy something exciting then take a look at Ballooning Pleasure Trips for the North West and Virgin Balloon Flights which covers the majority of the UK.
If you are located in the South East contact The British School of Ballooning, the UK's longest running ballooning company which also offers last minute discounts if you fancy a spur of the moment balloon!
Alternatively if you are looking to learn Ballooning - This is good looking site with lots of information about the pleasures of ballooning.
If you're after something different to do, then this site could be worth a visit.
Because the UK doesn't always mean rain... Check your local weather forecast here to see if this will impact on what you want to do.