In an era marked by extended life expectancies, the need for a retirement phase that not only promises longevity but also enhances the quality of life has never been stronger. Retirees now eagerly anticipate a plethora of opportunities including embarking on new travel plans, picking up a new hobby or forging new friendships. This modern approach to retirement not only extends one’s years but enriches them with meaningful experiences, social connections, and personal growth.
With this in mind, The Telegraph spoke to Gemma Maclaran and Rhianne McIlroy about England’s best retirement spots and why. “Westminster offers the opportunity to be close to the hustle and bustle of shops and local amenities you want on your doorstep,” says Rhianne who has helped some expats who have been out of the country for 30 years move to be close to the West End, which lies a short stroll across St James’s Park.
Similarly, Gemma advises Cheltenham to be a favourite: “One of the major draws is that there are lots of green spaces in the town: Pittville Park, Montpellier Gardens, Sandford Park are all great places to explore,” says Gemma.
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