Get inspiredStaying in more, doesn’t mean staying still. We’ve pulled together some ideas for entertainment and adventures that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.

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20 days ago

Top gardening tips for June

If you’ve questions about what to do in a garden in June and how to maintain your garden in summer, we’ve got the answers. more

25 days ago

Photography Competition

We’re asking the photographers among our homeowners and teams to send us their unusual angles for our summer competition. more

26 days ago

Interior design inspiration

Interior design trends 2021 from the experts at McCarthy Stone more

56 days ago

May gardening tips

Wondering what to do in your garden in May? Read up on the top May garden tasks from McCarthy Stone and your garden will soon be blooming lovely. more

88 days ago

The McCarthy Stone Spring Poetry Book

Spring themed poems from our wonderful homeowners and teams. more

78 days ago

Five top gardening jobs for April

April is a busy month for gardeners with ideal conditions for planting flower and vegetable seeds. more

102 days ago

Celebrating International Women's Day

We mark International Women’s Day with five remarkable women more

105 days ago

World Book Day

Homeowner enters short story competition for World Book Day and captures the humorous side of her time as a young chambermaid in the early 1960s. more

161 days ago

How to attract birds to your garden more

113 days ago

Fair Close Day Centre Gets a Boost from McCarthy Stone

The Fair Close Day Centre is to get a Men’s Shed thanks to our donation. The money will provide a place for people in Newbury and Thatcham to practice skills while making friends. more

139 days ago

Quorn photo competition winner more

154 days ago

Engineering History more

176 days ago

Reading list more

179 days ago

Kinder New Year’s resolutions for 2021 more

211 days ago

Didcot Homeowner Reflects on Life During Lockdown more

211 days ago

Construction Restarts at Leyland Development more

218 days ago

Television series more

218 days ago

A Picture Postcard Balcony more

230 days ago

MP Visits New Isleworth Retirement Community more

27 days ago

One Door Closes, Another Door Opens more

237 days ago

The secret life of Doreen more

242 days ago

Exhibition For The Professor Is A Triumph more

242 days ago

Moving Stories more

245 days ago

Captivating Colchester more

259 days ago

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association more

256 days ago

Tandem Skydive Ticked off Residents Bucket List Despite Lockdown more

259 days ago

Podcast Picks more

267 days ago

Lockdown Was a Bed Of Roses For One Retiree From Penwortham more

28 days ago

Of Landscapes and Living Things’ more

300 days ago

First Birthday Celebrations for Worthing Retirement Developments more

333 days ago

The Most Popular Hobbies for Retirees more

337 days ago

Caring for House Plants more

340 days ago

Your Guide to Online Entertainment more

342 days ago

Jigsaws Are a New Craze more

351 days ago

In My View - Fred Dinenage more

354 days ago

Keep on Learning more

363 days ago

Thanks for the Memoirs more

375 days ago

Britain Goes to Hollywood more

377 days ago

Virtual Tours Around the World more

379 days ago

Spring Clean Your Wardrobe more

384 days ago

TV series more

386 days ago

Never Too Late To Learn Something New more

391 days ago

Reading list more

396 days ago

Tracing Your Family Tree more

398 days ago

Podcast series more

414 days ago

7 more live-stream events to enjoy more

417 days ago

7 tips to inspire you to enter our poetry competition more

428 days ago

7 cultural delights to live-stream more

428 days ago

7 days of history to feed your mind more

435 days ago

7 good news stories more

442 days ago

7 virtual trips to make staying at home a little more interesting more