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Five community groups to join during retirement

At The Walled Gardens, we believe retirement should be fun-filled all year round.

With more time on your hands during your golden years, the thought of filling your weeks might feel daunting, but there’s nothing slow about life in St Andrews. Joining a local group is the perfect way to keep busy while connecting with the community and trying out lots of new activities.

We’ve found five incredible local groups who will introduce you to new people, and keep you active and engaged:

Posted on 7th June 2021

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Hidden Gems around St Andrews

When you think of St Andrews, green golf courses, endless white beaches and a historic university often spring to mind first.

With so many “must-see” attractions to visit, such as the St Andrews Cathedral and the famed Old Course, the “hidden gems” of the town can go unnoticed for tourists and visitors.

Luckily, residents at The Walled Gardens have plenty of opportunities to fully explore the town with friends and family, enjoying some of the more unknown and underrated attractions.

Posted on 3rd June 2021

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Five top tips to declutter for retirement

Moving home during retirement can often mean downsizing to a smaller property and with that comes the dilemma of choosing what to keep and what to get rid of.

For some this is an exciting time to get rid of all that junk you have in the loft and tidy up, for others, it’s a little more sentimental than that.

It’s important to remember that downsizing doesn’t have to be the end of an era where you are forced to leave behind much-loved items. Downsizing is a new beginning, a fresh restart with everything you need and love most.

Posted on 19th May 2021

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Five ways to keep busy during retirement

Retirement is a milestone that can be both exciting and equally just as daunting.

At first, many are relieved to have hours of freedom, enjoying a gentler pace of life, but often, retirees find that they want to fill their hours with a variety of activities. That’s why we have compiled a list our top five things you can do when you retire to keep those years active, fun and interesting.

Posted on 17th May 2021

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Daily Dose of Vitamin Sea

Voted the best seaside destination in Scotland, The Walled Gardens in St Andrews offers buyers more than great views but a health kick too!

The Walled Gardens is ideally placed to make the most of life in one of Europe’s most beautiful towns. Whatever your hobbies or interests, it’s full of endless possibilities and is easy to keep active with idyllic, unspoiled beaches and coastal line.

Research suggests living by the sea can help improve sleep, improve mental health and boost your immune system.

Posted on 17th May 2021

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Hidden gems explored in the East Neuk of Fife

Retirement life in St Andrews offers history around every corner, and is the perfect spot for long walks, sightseeing and has something to satisfy every food craving.

With transport links on The Walled Gardens doorstep, why not expand St Andrews and explore the East Neuk of Fife in its full glory?

The East Neuk or eastern corner of the ‘Kingdom of Fife’ is one of Scotland’s hidden gems, stretching from the villages of Elie & Earlsferry to Crail and Kingsbarns with several tiny harbours along the way.

Posted on 23rd April 2021

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Retire to the Scottish coast

As the days get longer and brighter, now is the perfect time to move and enjoy your retirement in coastal bliss.

Vibrant seaside communities are often the first choice for retirees looking to make the most of their golden years. With Scotland’s beautiful coasts offering an array of activities on your doorstep, The Walled Gardens in St Andrews is no different.

The location is ideally placed to make the most of your life in St Andrews, just a short walk from the beach as well as the heart of the town, giving you the best of both worlds.

Posted on 1st April 2021

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Retirees don their chef hat at The Walled Gardens

Retirement is the perfect time to try new things whilst taking the time to enjoy the simple things in life.

The Walled Gardens apartments combine contemporary yet timeless style with modern convenience, built to a detailed specification, keeping in mind that your needs may change in the future.

Each apartment boasts a stylish Alno kitchen, featuring all your essential appliances such as Bosch electric oven and hood and gas hob. Plus, integrated white goods – including dishwasher, fridge, washer drier and freezer.

Posted on 26th March 2021

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Furry friends welcome to help enjoy your golden years

ANIMAL lovers can put their mind at ease knowing the collection of luxury retirement apartments in the heart of St Andrews encourage pet-friendly living, with occupants welcome to have well- behaved animals.   

The Walled Gardens understand the importance of having a pet for company and has opened its doors to pets of all shapes and sizes - accommodating residents needs to make retirement the best it can be.

Research suggests adopting or owning a pet has significant benefits to one’s mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Posted on 5th March 2021

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Pack your bags and let the experts do the rest

A collection of luxury retirement apartments is helping to put downsizers’ mind at ease with an innovative feature designed to take away the worry of selling a property and moving house.

The Walled Gardens Assisted Move Scheme enables buyers to reserve a luxury apartment in the heart of St Andrews, whilst experts help sell their property.

The main features include:

Posted on 4th March 2021

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