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The Silver Traveller magazine 2019 second edition is now out.
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Latest Forum Discussions

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The 247 foot Spire of Wakefield Cathedral makes it the tallest in West Yorkshire.
Presumably that is related to those we saw in the Rockies?
I definitely don’t agree with tethering them. And I think some tourists need to be...

Greece is the word

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Relax and rejuvenate at Sani Resort in Halkidiki and Domes in Corfu and Crete.

Latest Features

By Chrissy Nason
A few days spent touring Ireland’s South East coastline with its fantastic beaches and medieval heritage was not nearly long enough to explore everything on offer.
By Michael Edwards
The great charm of the Isle of Wight is that you feel that you are getting away, heading off on an adventure.
By Godfrey Hall
A UNESCO Word Heritage Site, this speculator coastline is well worth visiting.

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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.

Love the Italian Lakes?

Love the Italian Lakes?

Enjoy nature at its finest next Spring touring gorgeous Lake Garda, Lake Como and Lake Maggiore with the Alps for a backdrop, plus see Juliet’s balcony in Verona and stay in the fashion capital of Milan. Book now with Cosmos, lock in the price and save 10%. With many meals included, it’s the affordable way to enjoy this scenic region in style.

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Exclusively Adults at Domes

Exclusively Adults at Domes

Looking for a holiday exclusively for adults where laid-back luxury and first-class service go hand in hand and no request is too large or detail too small? Domes Holidays offer two exquisite beachfront Resorts in beautiful handpicked locations: Domes Noruz in Crete, with a cosmopolitan vibe, and Domes Miramare, Corfu (photo above) – it’s the picture of sophisticated elegance.

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Travel Insurance & Car Hire

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Travel insurance suggestions including pre-existing medical conditions.
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Expert service and prices for older drivers from our trusted providers.
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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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Four-legged friendly holidays

Four-legged friendly holidays

You don’t have to leave your dog behind when you go away – pets are welcome at Forest Holidays’ ten woodland locations across the UK. And your faithful friend is sure to enjoy being among the trees and meadows every much as you will, staying in modern log cabins equipped with home comforts including hot tubs on deck and wood-burners inside.

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Going solo around India

Going solo around India

India might sound daunting to try alone, but not if you’re a single traveller on a tour to Delphi, Jaipur, the Ranthambore tiger reserve and the Taj Mahal with Just You, as star of stage and screen Claire Sweeney discovered. “It was a trip filled with memories and being able to share them with a group of like-minded people made it even more memorable.”

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Keep up with the latest news from the world of travel as well as upcoming events. Read our monthly newsletters too – it’s all on this page! Read more

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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Great scenery & easy driving

Great scenery & easy driving

Only 6 hours flying time from the UK, Atlantic Canada promises an enchanting seacoast that’s perfect for a self-drive holiday. Take in the lobster capital of the world (Shediac, New Brunswick), the birthplace of Canada (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island), historic Halifax, where Titanic survivors and victims were brought, and more. Canadian Sky are the specialists to take you there.

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Refreshing Scandi style at sea

Refreshing Scandi style at sea

Viking’s newest ship, the adult-only, all-balcony, 960-passenger Viking Jupiter is the epitome of modern Scandi style: it’s all about space, light, and Nordic comfort, including a super spa complete with snow room. There are no formal nights and no casinos – instead, enjoy the relaxed vibe, engaging talks and fabulous dining. And the planetarium!

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TV broadcaster John Carter is our very special Silver Travel patron. More details

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Celebrity’s new Galapagos ship
This short time-lapse video is like a flying visit through Celebrity Flora, the brand new 100 passenger ship just launched by Celebrity Cruises, giving new perspectives on the extraordinary Galapagos Islands and treating passengers on board to all the creature comforts in state-of-the-art style.
We hear a lot about the Greek islands, but what about its second city, Thessaloniki, on the mainland? Pleasingly off the usual tourist trails, it‘s a fascinating blend of old city walls and vibrant modern living. It’s quite a foodie capital too – and who knew that frappé coffee was invented here? Trafalgar can take you there.