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Planning Retirement Online

Sports and Activities in Later Life

There are some excellent sources of information on the Web whether you are thinking of taking up new sports or activities or whether you are interested in advanced information on a particular sport.

Spectator Sports

You might also want to find where the best spectator sports events are being held. You can get your tickets in advance, by booking online, and giving yourselves a day to remember.

Each week there are lots of sporting events being promoted. You can find out what's on offer for the sport of your choice, by selecting a category on the left. 

Note that more events will be added regularly, and it's worth coming back to check if your chosen sport is being featured, even if there are no events being listed currently. 

General Sources of information

To find out all you need to know about various activities, visit Bluedome. This online magazine covers many interests from archery to trekking, and has links to good specialist sites all over the web. A vast amount of information is available, and it is worth looking through to find exactly what you want.

An A-Z index to outdoor adventure activity gateway sites - UK & worldwide. You can use the links to find the latest news, gear, chat, safety, weather, clubs & information. This portal page is part of the 'active reviewing' site.


Archery has everything you need whether you are a beginner or accomplished ..  


Cycling a very comprehensive site which tells you everything you want to know about cycling in the UK. It links to cycling holidays, books, videos, events, cycle hire, insurance, transport, tracks, and details of local clubs throughout the UK.

Winter Sports

As the name suggests Complete Skier is the complete site for anyone interested in skiing, snowboarding, or other winter sports. This page gives you news, the best snow conditions, travel info and holidays, equipment, technique, and many more.

Rambling, Running, Cycling is a comprehensive site covering all aspects of rambling and with links to clubs, events and expert advice.

Its other sections provide the same comprehensive approach to running and cycling.

For free group walks, go to the Waling For Health website -
There are groups all over the country that cater for people of all abilities.

Also if you like the Lake District take a look at produced by John Dawson with over 40 walks and photographs.


This site has been developed to enable all Lawn Green Bowls Clubs in the UK to have the opportunity to have a web presence with no hassle and very little computer knowledge. Where information can be updated when required by fax, email and telephone.

This site will also link to any Bowls Club site throughout the world.


Global Golf is an amazing site which can help you book golf holidays across the world, and find out the best places to stay nearby, where to go out, and places to visit near the courses. They can also find the nearest tuition companies near to the courses, so you can get the most out of your holidays.

For some more ideas on sports and activities in later life, look at our Physical Activities and Sports page in the Hobbies and Interests section.

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