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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7 days ago

Foundation Calendar

Can your seasonal images help our fabulous foundation raise money to champion causes for older people, children and communities? more

15 days ago

Summer holiday activities guide

Looking for things to do in the summer school holidays? We've got the best advice from grandparents in our developments. more

31 days ago

Pet photography competition

We’re looking for your cute, quirky and funny pet pics to add to our ‘pet-acular’ gallery. more

71 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

76 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

77 days ago

Interior design inspiration

Interior design trends 2021 from the experts at McCarthy Stone more

107 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

139 days ago

The McCarthy Stone Spring Poetry Book

Spring themed poems from our wonderful homeowners and teams. more

129 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

153 days ago

Celebrating International Women's Day

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

156 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

212 days ago

How to attract birds to your garden more

164 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

190 days ago

Quorn photo competition winner more

205 days ago

Engineering History more

227 days ago

Reading list more

230 days ago

Kinder New Year’s resolutions for 2021 more

262 days ago

Didcot Homeowner Reflects on Life During Lockdown more

262 days ago

Construction Restarts at Leyland Development more

269 days ago

Television series more

269 days ago

A Picture Postcard Balcony more

281 days ago

MP Visits New Isleworth Retirement Community more

78 days ago

One Door Closes, Another Door Opens more

288 days ago

The secret life of Doreen more

293 days ago

Exhibition For The Professor Is A Triumph more

293 days ago

Moving Stories more

296 days ago

Captivating Colchester more

310 days ago

Litter Pickers Donated To Swanland Village Association more

307 days ago

Tandem Skydive Ticked off Residents Bucket List Despite Lockdown more

318 days ago

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

79 days ago

Of Landscapes and Living Things’ more

351 days ago

First Birthday Celebrations for Worthing Retirement Developments more

384 days ago

The Most Popular Hobbies for Retirees more

388 days ago

Caring for House Plants more

391 days ago

Your Guide to Online Entertainment more

393 days ago

Jigsaws Are a New Craze more

402 days ago

In My View - Fred Dinenage more