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Travel Index - UK and Ireland

WHAT YOU WILL FIND ON EACH PAGE

On each destination page, the main text describes what each location can offer the over-50 traveller. The Travel Facts panel lists out key information details such as Coming Events, Health, age-related discounts etc.


Hugh Taylor Moira McCrossan

Travel and Holidays in laterlife is edited by Edited by award winning travel writers, broadcasters and photographers Hugh Taylor and Moira McCrossan

Hugh and Moira bring their extensive experience to bear to provide an over 50s flavour to each of the destinations they describe.

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UK & IRELAND


ENGLAND - WEST

BATH - weekend in Jane Austen territory

CORNWALL - choosing low season

CORNWALL - NORTH for beaches, cliffs & legend

COTSWALDS - Walking from Bourton on the Water with HF Holidays

 DARTMOOR - Freedom to roam and explore

DARTMOOR - Warhorse, Sherlock Holmes and Letterboxing.

 DAWLISH - Pioneer railway age resort

EXETER/EXMOUTH - Tour base for South Devon

ILFRACOMBE & NORTH DEVON - The Heritage coast

HOLIDAY WITH GRANDCHILDREN - North Devon Coast

LYNTON & LYNMOUTH - Devon's Siamese-twin resorts

SIDMOUTH - Devon's Regency gem

SOMERSET - Choosing a farm cottage for a walking holiday

UP THE OTTER IN DEVON - A winter cottage haven

 

ENGLAND - SOUTH

BRIGHTON - London's Regency pleasure dome

ISLE OF WIGHT - Taking a walk

PORTSMOUTH - Visit this new-look Portsmouth and Southsea

 

ENGLAND - SOUTH EAST

LONDON - the capital free show

LONDON - rooms at reasonable cost

NORFOLK BROADS - by slow boat

OXFORD - Just Pottering around 

WINDSOR - Enjoy a Royal Wekend

 

ENGLAND - MIDLANDS 

STRATFORD - follow the Shakespeare trail

WARWICK - Year-round destination for a day out

WARWICK - Canal Cruising with Kate Boats.

 

ENGLAND - NORTH WEST 

CHESTER - going for Romans, shopping & bats

KESWICK, BASSENTHWAITE LAKE - Where to stay - Ravenstone Lodge

LANCASHIRE COAST - Turning the tide

LANCASHIRE SAILING - Fleetwood Holidays Afloat

LIVERPOOL- Beyond the Fab Four 

MANCHESTER - is more than United

SHIP CANAL - Cruising on the Manchester Ship Canal

 

ENGLAND - NORTH EAST

LEEDS - Soap trail around Emmerdale

NEWCASTLE - Cultural capital of the North

NEWCASTLE - Down memory lane at Beamish open-air museum

NORTHUMBERLAND - Go furthest north in England, Alnwick to Berwick

NORTHUMBERLAND - Ancient Castles, beaches and Harry Potter

TEES VALLEY - Exploring Captain Cook Country

WEARDALE - Explore Weardale and the North Pennines

WEARDALE - The Mighty Wurlitzer of Howden Le Wear

YORK - follow the Vikings and the ghosts

 

IRELAND 

BLARNEY - enjoying the talk in Counties Cork and Kerry

DUBLIN - Pub-crawling for literature

DUBLIN - Take a new look

IRELAND WEST COAST - Coach-touring the west

IRELAND - TRALEE TRA-LA to Dingle Bay

IRELAND - VALENTIA ISLAND - NEXT PARISH AMERICA

 

SCOTLAND 

ARDGARTAN, ARGYLL - An Idyllic, lochside, log cabin holiday

BIGGAR, LANARKSHIRE - Where to stay -The Elphinstone Hotel

DUNBLANE - Where to stay - Old Church Houses

DUNDEE - Sleeping with Dennis the Menace

EDINBURGH - Look ahead for the big dates

EAST NEUK OF FIFE- Exploring a delightful corner of Scotland from Cambo Estate

GLASGOW - See Glagow in true style

GLASGOW - Where to Stay – City Inn

HEBRIDES - Hopscotch to the Western Isles

MULL OF GALLOWAY - The most southerly part of Scotland.

PERTHSHIRE - Ballathie Country House Hotel, Stanley Mills and Scottish Crannog

Centre

PERTHSHIRE - Atholl Estates, Blair Atholl,

PERTHSHIRE - Where to stay, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, Blair Castle Caravan Park

SCOTLAND - Explore the wild Highlands

SCOTLAND - Argyll - Where to Stay -Kilchrennan

SCOTLAND-NORTH - coach tour from Dornoch 

SCOTLAND-NORTH - The Castle of Mey

SCOTLAND-SOUTH - Moniaive

SCOTTISH BORDERS - Peebles Town Trail

SCOTTISH BORDERS - Tontine Hotel Peebles

SCOTTISH BORDERS - Stobo Castle Health Spa nearl Peebles

SHETLAND - Up Helly Aa Shetland's Viking Fire Festival

SKYE - Over The Sea to Skye

SKYE - Where to Stay - Toravaig House Hotel

SKYE - Dunvegan Castle - Fairies and Pipers

SKYE - Bonnie Prince Charlie and Flora MacDonald

SKYE - Black Houses and Illicit Stills

 

WALES 

CARDIFF - great to visit any time

CARDIGAN - Self-catering along the Heritage Coast

LLEYN PENINSULA - Go walking around the Edge of Wales

SWANSEA - On the Dylan Thomas trail around the Gower peninsula 

TENBY - along  Pembroke's coastline

WALES - Steam up for North Wales

WALES ALONG THE A5 - Follow the historic highway for great sightseeing

WELSH RAREBITS - for a taster of Wales

 

CHANNEL ISLES  

JERSEY - Enjoy the colours and the festivals

 

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