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Henley Festival Cancelled due to COVID-19

Henley Festival Board of Trustees and CEO Nick Mattingley have agreed to postpone Henley Festival for a full year, meaning that the festival will not return until July 2021. Henley…

Waddesdon to Support Local Schoolkids

Despite cultural organisations around the world closing their doors as a precaution to reduce the spread of coronavirus, the catering team at Waddesdon is doing its best…

See Virtual Lights Over Lapland

With the world on lockdown due to COVID-19 – one tourism company has gone above and beyond to give people around the world the chance to experience Lapland in all…

Thousands Tune in to Marwell Zoo’s Webcams

With the country in lockdown, Marwell Zoo has seen a huge surge in people tuning in to view its live animal webcams. Thousands of families have enjoyed live access to…

The website for Over 40 and Over 50 Travel Inspiration

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!

For more information about Travel Begins at 40, read here.

In-Depth Travel Guides

Each world travel guide covers the basics any traveller over 40 will want to know about places all around the world. Find the latest information on accommodation, food, weather and transport, as well as insight on the culture and heritage of all your favourite travel destinations.

So far we’ve covered Belgium, CambodiaCosta Rica the Faroe IslandsThailand, Tajikistan, Nepal, and the UK.

See Wagner’s Ring Cycle in November

This November, a new production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle by the controversial Spanish director Calixto Bieito will take place, bringing together an exceptional cast, along with…

Plan Your Post-COVID Trip with One Traveller

With the government announcing a total lock-down of the UK, going on a holiday might be the last thing on your mind, but perhaps now is the time to start…

Treat Yourself to a Fortnum & Mason Hamper

It’s a miserable time at the moment, so why not treat yourself – or your mum a belated mother’s day present – to a hamper or lunch box from Fortnum & Mason. Whether you

Learn to Sail in Norway’s Lofoten Islands

Departing on specific dates in June, July and August save from £190pp and learn to sail in the calm waters of Lofoten islands with adventure sailing experts Rubicon 3. With…

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