Top 5 UK Destinations for the Oldies

Top 5 UK Destinations for the Oldies

Travelling in the UK is an overwhelming adventure especially for those who are far ahead their prime. To help the older generation travel comfortably through the whole UK, Acorn Stairlifts, the manufacturer of Global stairlift, has come up with a list of top 5 recommended destinations.

The Cotswold

Stretched across 6 counties, the old-fashioned village is located South West of the England.  The destination is home to many castles especially the Sudeley Castle and the Rodmarton Manor. These buildings showcase the imminent craftsmanship the locals possessed in times gone by.

The area is full of outdoor walking trails close to the villages.  We recommend you visit the Cotswold Way National Trail which goes through many hills over a 102-mile stretch.

The Lakes District

Being one of the best relaxing spots UK, the Lakes provides a great view of mountains, villages and huge lands beside the water bodies.

The place is also home to various country shows and festivals often stuffed with food markets and film festivals. You can also visit the local distillery to know about the process of Whisky, Vodka and Gin production.

It is also home to many walking trails for all kinds of travelers. They take you to hill tops where you can enjoy the never before seen of adjusting natural wonders. You can also opt for boat rides to cross the lakes and appreciate their beauty.

The Northern Irish Coast

It is better to stop at Belfast and take the route towards this destination. You would fall in love with the Carrick a Rede bridge which connects to a small island. It is 30 meters above the sea levels attracting most of the adrenaline junkies.

Nonetheless, the ancient volcano eruption site known as the Giant’s Causeway is another popular tourist destination.  Also, take a walk in the Dark Hedges to fee the amaze you might have encountered in Game of Thrones.

The Highlands

Famous for its scenic beauty, the highlands located in Scotland are a great escape to nature and its elegance. You will be witnessing rich greenery, rugged mountains and other splendid countryside scenes.

Moray Firth is a great spot for sea lovers as 130 bottlenose dolphins grace the water body with whales, porpoise and seals. You can take a wildlife tour at Edinburgh’ Zoo that has UK’s peerless Giant Panda.


Cornwall is the best place in UK to take a sunbath session at a beach. Do not hesitate in taking tour of fishermen villages like Falmouth and St Ives. You can also visit The Cornwall and West Devon Mining which is a world heritage site. People interested in history can visit the Morwellham Quay to experience the Victoria era due to its working farms, copper mine, railway and museum.

Don’t wait to go see these destinations! Keep the traveler in you alive.

Robert Darnell

I’m Robert, the Grey Wanderer. After over 50 years in business, it was time for me to hang up my boots and enter the world of retirement. With so much time on my hands I decided to indulge in the two things I love most, writing and travel and so the Grey Wanderer was born.