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Learning Holidays

A learning holiday combines sightseeing with developing unique knowledge and skills in an inspiring setting. It is also a great opportunity to meet local people who share similar interests to you. more

Singles Holidays

This is a great resource if you are single and looking for holidays. Common holidays that specifically cater to single travellers may include extra features such as single supplements.more

Long Stay Holidays

If you are lucky enough to have time available during the winter, as many of us do in later life, then a Long Stay holiday can prove even cheaper than staying at home!

Short Breaks

Looking for a short break away but stuck for where to stay or what to do? Warner Breaks provide amazing adult hotels within the Uk where as SuperBreak cover events, short europe get aways and airport stays. more

Holidays with a difference

In the holidays with a difference section, we bring you some holidays and holiday options that are very different from the traditional holidays available and that we think will particularly appeal to an over 50 audience. more


An introduction to Travel and Holidays in later life

Travel and Holidays in Laterlife aims to be a comprehensive guide to a wide variety of holiday cities and regions through-out the UK, Europe and to many long-haul destinations in Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Travel and Holidays on Laterlife is edited by husband and wife writing team, Hugh Taylor and Moira McCrossan. Hugh is an award winning travel writer, broadcaster and photographer. Moira spent forty years as a teacher and head teacher in Scottish primary schools. She also wrote extensively about education and travel.

They are joint authors or contributing authors to over forty travel and outdoors guidebooks including the best selling AA guidebooks Spiral Scotland and Essential Scotland and guides to Lebanon and Jordan for New Holland Publishing's Globetrotter series.

They have also written travel features for a wide variety of newspapers from The Times to The Glencairn Gazette and magazines including Woman's Realm, Choice, The Lady, Real Holidays, Heritage and Interval World.

In each case they draw on their extensive experience to provide a personalized over 50s view of each destination.

They have been writing for this market since their early forties. Now they are part of the market they spend a large part of each year exploring the best of what is available and reporting on it for Laterlife.

Visit Scotland

Beat the winter blues! Travel to the edge of Scotland and escape from the stresses of the 21st century. What better place than the Outer Hebrides to take a break from your daily routine, breathe in the clean fresh Hebridean air and experience a different pace of life.

12 Wellness Experiences in the Outer Hebrides
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Tourism Ireland

At first sight, Ireland’s Ancient East is carpeted by lush landscapes and idyllic towns, framed by the River Shannon and the Irish Sea. But this land is also full of secrets. Just ask the locals and the stories will spring to life

Ireland's Ancient East
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Visit Britain

Visit Britain

The spring sees Britain burst awake from its winter slumber, welcoming new animal arrivals and the return of thousands of migratory birds. For those wanting to be surrounded by the sounds of birdsong and lambs bleating, to get hands-on with farm animals or to spy some of the world’s rarest species, here’s where to experience the magic of Britain’s animal world.

Experience Britain’s animal magic this spring
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A Comprehensive Travel Guide

An over 50s view of destinations across the UK, the essence is to capture the flavour of the location, so it's easy to decide "Is that for me?"

UK & Ireland
Continental Europe
Long Distance
Travel Advice
Interactive Travel Review Map

Latest Article: Scotland - The Mull of Galloway


Ageing Traveller Series

Rose Howell writes this series from her experience of traveling the world for over 40 years. In total she has visited 67 countries and her goal is to make the century club!

Cairns to Normanton, Karumba and Mt Isa
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September Prize Draw

Win an escorted coach tour for two people in the UK

At Silver Travel Advisor you can find a wealth of holiday information, impartial, as well as suggestions, ideas and destination reports about travel for the over 50s. Cruises, tours, rail journeys, in Europe, the UK or further afield - we have all the details and loads of useful information.

Find out more about how travel companies and cruise lines are offering ‘Peace of Mind’ bookings at this tricky time.

Each month there is a great range of prizes to win alongside our main holiday prize: the Silver Book Club and Cook Club offer monthly prizes.  See all the prizes you could win.     

Enter the prize draw

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This month you could win a 4 or 5 day break with Alfa Travel for 2 people, staying at one of 22 Leisureplex partner hotels, situated on the UK coast, from Tenby to Torquay, Scarborough to Blackpool. Newquay harbourYou’ll be picked up at a local joining point in a luxury coach and travel to your destination. The stay is on a half-board basis with excursions to surrounding attractions included.

The coaches and hotels are all robustly maintaining Covid-secure health and hygiene standards in order for you to travel and stay safely, enjoying a well-deserved break.

This prize can be taken until 1st May 2021, subject to availability and not over major holidays, so you’ll have time to find the right moment for this super trip.      

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Terms and conditions

Mill Rythe Holiday Village

Due to government advice and the safety of the team and guests, Mill Rythe Holiday Village is temporarily closed until Sunday 19th April.

An adult exclusive break at Mill Rythe allows you to switch off from the everyday. Situated perfectly alongside a peaceful estuary, it combines relaxation, West End worthy razzmatazz and activities galore!

With a variety of themed midweek and weekend breaks, from comedy, dance and music focused options, there’s something for everyone.

All our breaks are half board, so your breakfast and dinner are included everyday throughout your stay, and we even cover the washing up!

We offer a range of accommodation options from rooms and suites, to caravans and an Indulgent lodge, we’ve got something to suit all party sizes… and budgets with great value breaks starting from only £99.

With award-winning entertainment, mouth-watering cuisine, a range of accommodation and fun filled activities, we really do have everything covered so you can truly relax as that holiday feeling takes over.

As a LaterLife member you will also receive 10% off any* break, just remember to quote LATERLIFE10.

To book, visit awayresorts.co.uk/mill-rythe or call 0330 053 7000.

*Terms and Conditions apply

Balearic Outdoor Holidays. To be enjoyed not endured.

Balearic Outdoor Holidays organise high quality, fully guided walking holidays on the Spanish Balearic Islands of Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza for couples, groups or singles. They are a family business of 15 years’ standing and believe in good old fashioned service and going the extra mile to give their guests a great holiday.

Here's a selection of comments from satisfied customers who've joined them during 2019:

“Thank you so much for an absolutely wonderful holiday. I can't remember when I laughed so much or ate and drank so much and the walking wasn't bad either!!!” Janet - Menorca singles walking.

"We both thoroughly enjoyed last week's "walking for softies".  Menorca is such a lovely island, the hotel was great, the group of people were lovely and, as ever, you both looked after us all with efficiency, tact and humour." Judy and Bob - Menorca easy walking.

“As always, I had a brilliant week! It's wonderful being organised and not having to think too much. Ate too much, drank too much, laughed a lot so feeling happy!” Anne -  Menorca Painting.

"One word feedback from an archaeological guinea-pig - brilliant!  You may quote me. Thanks again for usual J&C not-to-be-bettered week." Bron -  Menorca Archaeology.

"I just want to say a huge thank you to you for last week. Katie was fabulous, an excellent tutor and such a lovely young lady. The bite size Spanish activities were just right (not too much to get your head round) and the walks were comfortable and interesting." Kim - Learn Spanish walking

"Thank you again for another fabulous week, can’t believe the weather yet again, plus a very nice group of fellow walkers." Roger and Penny - Menorca New Year walking.

“Many thanks for the excellent Mallorca walking holiday last week. So well organised, superb locations and so caring for all our various needs! A lasting memory until the next trip to a Balearic Walking Holiday – you even arranged great weather, marvellous for March!” Nigel and Jane - Mallorca easy walking.

"Just a quick thank you for a really wonderful holiday. We totally enjoyed the whole experience. Lovely walks, great company and probably the best restaurants and food you've treated us to." Brian and Dorothy - Best of Mallorca.

"A church, stalactites and stalagmites, classical concert on a lake, boat trip into a cave, dolphins, a converted railway line, paella, numerous stories, loads of laughs and the odd bit of walking thrown in too." Trevor and Mandy - Mallorca couples walking.

If you'd like to discover what keeps people returning to holiday with us time after time, drop us an email or if you'd like to speak with an actual human being, please call 0800 072 4832.

We look forward to looking after you.

John and Carolyn.


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Escorted Holidays

Escorted tours and holidays can be a great way of packing lots into a holiday without taking the strain of planning. There are numerous benefits including the social aspects of group travel as well as being able to see the world for less.

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A Warner break is full of choice. Whether you opt for a stunning Country Hotel or prefer a Coastal Hotel or Village, there's something for everyone.

LaterLife members can save an extra £10.00 off per person! Find out more here

Horse Racing

Superbreak have a fantastic choice of theatre, visitor attraction, spa, golf and event breaks, so whatever you want to do or go, you can find the perfect break for you.

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Escorted Holidays

With more than 30 years of experience, Travelsphere has earned its reputation for providing escorted tours you’ll never forget – at prices you won’t believe. Choose from a huge range of holidays by air, rail and coach in more than 70 countries, including short breaks, cruises, resort stays and tours.

Travelsphere New Tours
Top Trips
Your Friendly Guide

Small Business & Holiday Offers

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If you enjoy weekend breaks in the UK but find chain hotels a rather impersonal experience, then why not try this unique opportunity to enjoy a stay within a historic college?

Oxford and Cambridge Rooms


Long-Stay Holidays

Marsakala Harbour - Malta - Long Stay Holidays A long stay holiday with Mercury Holidays can be the perfect way to get away from the winter while at the same time exploring a new country and culture. More often than not the discount applied to a long stay holiday can make it cheaper than staying in the UK – especially if you choose an All-Inclusive holiday for your stay.

Long Stay Holiday Offers

Single Traveller Holidays, no single supplement

From Long-Stay Holiday Specialist Mercury Holidays

If you’re travelling alone or with a friend, why pay more to have your own room? Mercury Holidays have secured hundreds of holidays with no single supplements in twin rooms in all of their destinations.

Offers from Mercury Holidays

One Traveller


One Traveller European Brochure 2019

One Traveller

Welcome to One Traveller, a family run company creating fully escorted holidays just for the mature single traveller. Our latest collection offers 61 different holidays to 40 countries worldwide.

We understand the trepidations often faced by single travellers and we pride ourselves on producing high quality holidays that you can enjoy in like-minded company. Guests stay in double rooms for sole occupancy without any single supplements in quality four and five-star hotels. We include all excursions, most meals, drinks and a host of extra touches.

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Holidays by Rail

Flam RailwayA holiday by rail offers one thing that other forms of transport simply cannot match: a journey which is part of the holiday experience.

The Joys of Rail Travel
Rail Holidays with Great Rail journeys

Home Exchange – the Holiday Alternative

Home Exchange 50plus is a website which enables you to holiday by swapping homes with like-minded travellers, either in your own country or worldwide, and is specifically for those 50 and over.

Find out more about the various ways of exchanging and the LaterLife extra 20% off code.


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Cruising Resources


A cruise is the perfect way to see the world, with luxury and comfort guaranteed.


Cruise Holidays with Travelsphere
Cruising for beginners
Types of Cruise Holiday
Cruise Holidays - Top tips
River Cruises
Introduction to Cruising with P&O Cruises and Cunard

Visit Scotland Articles:

12 Wellness Experiences in the Outer Hebrides
Discover Skara Brae
9 unusual bunkhouses and hostels
Fishing in Scotland
Gaelic Language and History
Glasgow City Break
Scotland's top castles
Investigate Loch Ness, star of ITV drama, The Loch
Benmore Botanic Gardens
St Andrew and the Saltire
Cairngorms National Park
Frequently asked questions about Scottish food and drink
10 Enchanting sound and light shows
Scotland opens its doors in September
10 ways to embrace the last of summer
8 Iconic film locations
9 stunning lighthouses to visit and stay in
12 iconic Scottish views
Four Family Foodie Experiences
6 Fairytale castles in Scotland
Celebrate Scotland's Year of History Heritage and Archaeology in 2017
Scotland's Winter Festivals
The Spooky Season
Five things to do in Scotland this Autumn
Doors Open Days
City Breaks in Scotland
Walking in Scotland
Edinburgh Festivals
Highland Games in Scotland
Springtime in Scotland
Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design


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