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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16 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

48 days ago

The McCarthy Stone Spring Poetry Book

Spring themed poems from our wonderful homeowners and teams. more

38 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

62 days ago

Celebrating International Women's Day

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

65 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

121 days ago

How to attract birds to your garden more

73 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

99 days ago

Quorn photo competition winner more

114 days ago

Engineering History more

136 days ago

Reading list more

139 days ago

Kinder New Year’s resolutions for 2021 more

171 days ago

Didcot Homeowner Reflects on Life During Lockdown more

171 days ago

Construction Restarts at Leyland Development more

178 days ago

Television series more

178 days ago

A Picture Postcard Balcony more

190 days ago

MP Visits New Isleworth Retirement Community more

192 days ago

One Door Closes, Another Door Opens more

197 days ago

The secret life of Doreen more

202 days ago

Exhibition For The Professor Is A Triumph more

202 days ago

Moving Stories more

205 days ago

Captivating Colchester more

219 days ago

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association more

216 days ago

Tandem Skydive Ticked off Residents Bucket List Despite Lockdown more

219 days ago

Podcast Picks more

227 days ago

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

241 days ago

Of Landscapes and Living Things’ more

260 days ago

First Birthday Celebrations for Worthing Retirement Developments more

293 days ago

The Most Popular Hobbies for Retirees more

297 days ago

Caring for House Plants more

300 days ago

Your Guide to Online Entertainment more

302 days ago

Jigsaws Are a New Craze more

311 days ago

In My View - Fred Dinenage more

314 days ago

Keep on Learning more

323 days ago

Thanks for the Memoirs more

335 days ago

Britain Goes to Hollywood more

337 days ago

Virtual Tours Around the World more

339 days ago

Spring Clean Your Wardrobe more

344 days ago

TV series more

346 days ago

Never Too Late To Learn Something New more

351 days ago

Reading list more

356 days ago

Tracing Your Family Tree more

358 days ago

Podcast series more

374 days ago

7 more live-stream events to enjoy more

377 days ago

7 tips to inspire you to enter our poetry competition more

388 days ago

7 cultural delights to live-stream more

388 days ago

7 days of history to feed your mind more

395 days ago

7 good news stories more

402 days ago

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