Festivals in August Waterperry Opera Festival

Waterperry Opera Festival 2020, UK

August 15 - August 16
Just like most festivals and events in the Uk this summer, the Waterperry Opera Festival has faced numerous challenges. However, the team has devised an innovative approach...
Spoleto Festival

Spoleto Festival 2020, Spoleto, Italy

August 20 - August 30
The spectacular Umbrian city of Spoleto will once more host the Spoleto Festival this August. The 63th Spoleto Festival of Two Worlds will take place from 20 to 23, and...
Argo Vals Band Photographer Aron Urb

Tallinn Music Week 2020, Estonia

August 27 - August 30
Tallinn with its stunning medieval centre, dating from 1248, and its thriving galleries, restaurants and bars is a must for the traveller. However for one week it is transformed into...
Moab Music Festival

Moab Music Festival 2020, Utah

August 31 - September 14
Each September, the Moab Music Festival brings an array of the world’s finest musicians to Utah for a series of traditional, chamber and jazz concerts set against the most amazing...

Derby Festé Reimagined as Derby Well

The streets of Derby will resound with dance, music, comedy and contemporary circus this September, as Derby Festé hits the ground running for a thirteenth successive year…

Belgium Removed from UK Travel Corridor List

Andorra, Belgium and the Bahamas have been taken off the UK travel corridor list, as the UK Government altered its advice to “all but essential travel” to the three countries,…

Government Urged to Give Travel Industry a Break

The UK public is being urged to get behind a new campaign to support the travel industry – or risk the collapse of thousands of their favourite holiday companies. The…

Cambodia Entry Requirements for Tourists

Cambodia may have been added to the UK government’s list of countries you do not have to quarantine for 14 days upon return to the UK after visiting, but the same does not…

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If you are interested in Over 40 Travel or even Over 50 Travel ideas, then you have landed at the right site. Travel Begins at 40 is the only travel site to feature the best travel writing aimed at the 40+ and 50+ traveller. Our aim is to inspire you to travel responsibly and imaginatively. As we are not tied to any travel agency or tour operator we will not push unwanted tours upon you – although you can flick through our latest offers section if you wish – instead you will discover our own experiences and opinions, backed up by the latest travel news, events and festivals from around the globe. Whether it’s a homestay in the Cambodian jungle, trekking in Tajikistan, a naturalist hotel in Costa Rica, or urban camping in Stockholm, you will find it in our pages. It’s never too late to start something new. Let your journey begin here!

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I’m the King (or Queen) of the Castle

Encircled by beautiful countryside in the heart of rural Devon, The Belvedere Tower (sleeps two) is a heavenly spot for a romantic retreat. This newly-converted…

Free First Upgrades Worth the Wait

Tailor Made Rail has extended its free first class upgrade offer to a further two holidays from their European collection. To complement the original 10 selected holidays…

UK Cottage September Staycations

September self-catering breaks are selling fast but there’s still time to book a late summer escape. Availability in Premier Cottages’ luxury collection includes: Barrow Hill Barns…

Discover Italy with Flght-Free Rail Holiday

Flight-free holidays are a popular choice this year and travelling by train – both to and within Italy – provides a sustainable, relaxed and scenic way to discover Italy’s highlights….

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