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The Silver Travel team will be out and about in 2020! Visit our stand in London, Surrey or Harrogate.
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Solo Travellers

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Are you a solo traveller? A selection of useful information and a free mini-guide. Read more

Accessible Holidays

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Restricted mobility or other disabilities should not be a barrier to travel. Find out more about accessible travel.

Holidays that are right on track
Inclusive, superb quality rail holidays at outstanding value for money – that sounds like a great way to travel. As the UK’s largest rail-based holiday company, Great Rail Journeys’ mission is to make the journey as enjoyable as each destination, bringing a kaleidoscope of scenic delights to your train window, as this short video shows.

Music to your ears

Music to your ears

Travel for the Arts offers small escorted group tours to the world’s greatest opera houses and music festivals. Celebrate the 250th anniversary of L’Opera Royal at Versailles next June/July and save £100 when you quote Silver Travel Offer. The 4-night break includes Eurostar travel, a visit to Monet’s Garden, tickets for Rameau’s comedy ‘Platée’, a jewel of French baroque opera and more. From £1,950pp.

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Travel insurance suggestions including pre-existing medical conditions.
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Travelling with Grandchildren

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Tips & ideas for holidays and days out with the young generation.
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Amazing small ship experiences

Amazing small ship experiences

With boutique ships carrying just 700 passengers, overnight stays and calls at smaller, less-visited ports, Azamara invites you to step explore ashore as a travel insider. Using independent local operators, Azamara’s exclusive events and activities can immerse you in the arts, culture, history, and natural beauty of each destination. Tips, drinks, shuttles and AzAmazing evenings included.

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The High Road with Shearings

The High Road with Shearings

Sit back in the comfort of a Shearings coach and enjoy the wild beauty of the Scottish Highlands. The excellent local knowledge of your driver will enhance the tour which takes in Fort William, the Isle of Skye, Loch Ness and – a highlight for many – the Jacobite Steam train ride over the 21-arch Glenfinnan Viaduct made famous in the Harry Potter movies. Truly magical!

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Holiday Property Bond

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Enjoy wonderful holiday homes in stunning locations with Holiday Property Bond throughout the UK and Europe.
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Coast-to-coast with Sherpa

Coast-to-coast with Sherpa

With a huge range of inn-to-inn walking and cycling tours across the UK and Europe, Sherpa Expeditions has a particularly tempting choice of coast-to-coast walks from St Bees, lapped by the Irish Sea, to Robin Hood’s Bay on the North Sea coast. Overnighting in locally owned B&Bs, the guided walk covers the spectacular 195 miles in 17 days – or break it into more manageable chunks on a self-guided option, easily arranged.

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Exclusive Entertainment Lunches

Exclusive Entertainment Lunches

Greatdays Day Trips have launched their exclusive Entertainment Lunch Breaks at a selection of key venues in the UK, ideal for groups but also available for individuals to book onto. With themes such as ‘Music Hall’, ‘Don’t Panic’, ‘Celebrating the Carpenters’, ‘Summer Holiday’ and their renowned Christmas Party lunches, which this year’s is a throwback to the 70s, there is something for everyone!

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No-fly Rhine cruising

No-fly Rhine cruising

CroisiEurope hit the spot sailing to the castles and vineyards of the Rhine for this silver traveller – “Lafayette is a premium ship with just 43 cabins and 82 passengers. Best of all, our comfy double bed faced the large floor-to-ceiling picture windows and Juliet balcony and each morning we awoke to super views.” CroisiEurope is French but announcements are also made in English and a couple from Surrey shared the dinner table with our traveller.

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Sweet sailing in the Med

Sweet sailing in the Med

Royal Clipper, the largest five masted fully-rigged sailing ship in the world – with no fewer than 42 sails – cuts quite a dash in the Med. Weighing anchor to the sound of Vangelis, this Star Clippers cruise creates a sense of the glory of being at sea under sail. Calling at some of sassiest spots on the French and Italian Rivieras, plus Corsica and Sardinia, the Cannes to Rome itinerary offers the chance to explore on foot as well as on tour.

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