Silver Links
Selected for Senior Citizens

I regret that after 20 years, I am no longer regularly updating this page I hope that it will continue to be of some use for a while

General Sites


Aches and Pains




Food and Drink


Hobbies and Interests Includes Tradesmen


Journals and Newsletters


Travel and Holidays


Other Useful Links

General Sites

AgeInfo: information for everyone concerned with older people
OPIN: Older People's Information Network
50 connect: a portal for the over 50s
Pensioners' Forum (UK)
Seniors Network (UK)
Silverlinks Network::  conversation for grown ups

Associations Organizations and Help Sites

Journals and Newsletters

Travel and Holidays

Hobbies and Interests

Activities for over 50s in North West England
Antiques and Arts Independent: the newspaper for the British antiques and art trade
UK Auctioneers
Arts and Crafts
Craftster,org: "no tea cosy comes without irony"
Cut out + Keep the face of sewing in the UK
Wood Carving Illustrated
Computers, Internet and New Fangled Gadgets
Broadband Genie: broadband help and guides
Computer Help for People Over 50
Finding Things on the Internet
Home Movie Making Tutorial for Beginners
Internet Basics for Seniors
Internet Tutorials
SeniorNet: bringing wisdom to the information age (US)
Silverhairs: the helpline for silver surfers (UK)
Creative Writing
The Writers Drawer
Do-it-Yourself, Woodworking and Home Improvement
Ask the builder (US)
B & Q (UK) : includes DIY help and advice
DIY Doctor: interactive question and answer service with qualified tradesmen
DIY Fix It
DIY Network
Homebase: includes ideas and techniques
Lowes Creative Ideas
How to Clean Anything
Makers' Marks: traditional bronze, brass and stainless steel labels
Spares, parts and accessories for electrical and domestic appliances (UK)
This to That (how to glue things to other things)
Woodworking: Woodnet: The Woodworker's Online Resource (US)
Finding a Tradesman
CEO email addresses: take it to the top if customer services have let you down:
Guild of Master Craftsmen: find a craftsman
50 plus Organisation: home of 50plus Handyman, HomeCare & Repair and 50plus People
Improveline: directory of home improvement professionals (UK)
Trust Mark: approved tradesmen (UK)
BBC Learning: online courses
University of the Third Age
Food and Drink
BBC Food Sites
British Cheese Board [unavailable at latest check]
British Turkey Information Service: information and recipes
Cook Advice
Cooking Conversion Tables
Delia Online
English Wine Producers
Fairtrade Foundation
Farmers Markets National Association (UK)
Food and Drink from Videojug: really helpful video instruction for basic cookery. The site has many other useful topics.
Food and Drink in Wales
Great British Kitchen: includes Recipes
Idrink: drink recipes etc.
Jancis Robinson's Website: wine
Mangiare Bene:  the most popular Italian internet recipe archive and guide to Italian cooking :[ the English version is temporarily unavailable]
Mamta's Kitchen: Indian family food
Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management
Slow Food: for the Defence of and the Right to Pleasure
Soil Association: organic food (UK)
StillTasty: how long will food items stay safe and tasty
Tea Home Page (UK)
Traditional Scottish Recipes

Cookery Conversion Tables: from BBC Good Food

Pubs, Restaurants and shops

Fundraising (UK)
Grandparents Plus
Gransnet ; an offshoot of the famous Mumsnet
Teddy Bear Lost and Found: the community page that reunites lost teddy bears and cuddly toys and their sorrowing humans
Jigsaw Puzzles
British Jigsaw Library
Money Matters
Public Speaking (US)
ShopGuide (UK)
Stamp Collecting
Stamp Collecting - Doing it for enjoyment, not for profit
Tour India Through Stamps
Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme
Walking and Rambling
Highland Walks
Valley and Low Level Walks in the Lake District
National Trails (UK)
Open Access Website for England
Ramblers' Association (UK)
South West Coast Path (UK)
Walking Britain
Walking in the Peak District

Recently added sites

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Compiled by Sylvia Milne (Chester, England).
Updated 26/04/19
Links checked 25/06/18
© Sylvia Milne 1999-2019
I hope you find my website useful. I have been compiling it since 1999. I am delighted when people link to my pages, but it is against international law to copy and paste whole sections without my permission.
I try to link to respectable pages only, but I am not responsible for the content of external websites