Enjoying Older Age in Essex

There is tonnes of fun to be had for older people in Essex: cultural day trips, a spot of afternoon tea and silver cinema screenings of classic movies can all liven up someone’s week! Being old can make some of these outings more difficult though, which is why Age Space has focused on the best activities that are accessible for all people, whatever their mobility needs. 

Another great activity for older people is joining a lunch club. Lunch clubs are fun and sociable gatherings, and a chance to enjoy a tasty and hearty meal with friends. There are a great number of lunch clubs in Essex, as you can discover using the guide below.

In the Spotlight... Southend Pier

Southend Pier is the perfect accessible day out for all the family. Southend-on-Sea Council have taken a range of measures to ensure that the pier is suitable for people with all range of mobility needs. Stop for afternoon tea with your relatives and unwind looking out to sea!

Days Out for the Elderly in Essex

Essex is full of fantastic days out, whatever it is that you are looking for. These guides will highlight some of the best activities for older people to enjoy, including accessibility information.

As we get older, travel can become more challenging. Thankfully, there are lots of services dedicated to making travel easier for older people. There are community transport schemes operating in every region of Essex, and both of Essex’s airports offer special assistance to those who need it. Use the guides below to find out more.