Win £10,000 to complete your over 50’s bucket list

We have some great ideas on how you can get started on your over 50’s bucket list, and a chance to win £10,000* to help you complete it. Whether you’re looking to travel the world, start a new hobby or get an adrenaline kick, creating a bucket list gets you thinking about the bigger picture and is ideal for giving those personal goals the attention they deserve.

We often dream about the 'one day' moments in life but writing a physical or digital list gives these ideas much-needed priority. Far too often things get put aside when careers, children, lack of funds or health issues take precedence, now is the time to prioritise your goals and get started on your bucket list.

We asked our Facebook followers to tell us what’s on their bucket list, here are the most popular topics and some great ideas for inspiration.


Travel was by far the most popular goal on our followers’ bucket lists, which is not surprising when you consider the amazing places the world has to offer. Most people have that one destination they have always wanted to visit and here are a few from our Facebook followers to inspire you to reach out and discover new parts of the world.

  • New York
  • The Northern Lights
  • Disneyland
  • Australia
  • Route 66
  • India
  • The Great Wall of China

Adventurous Activities

Adrenaline and adventurous activities were the second most popular bucket list goals, with 20% of people opting for an experience or thrill-seeking activity. One of our followers told us “I've always wanted to do a bungee jump! Ever since I was little I used to tie a rope around my dolls’ waist and pretend they were doing bungee jumps from my bed”.

You might think this type of activity is off limits after a certain age but think again. The current record for the oldest person to ever complete a tandem skydive is 101 years old! Get inspired by the adventurous activities our Facebook followers have on their bucket lists.

  • Skydiving
  • Swimming with dolphins
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Safari
  • Swimming with sharks
  • Helicopter ride
  • Paragliding
  • Bungee jump
  • Sports car experience
  • Skydiving
  • Snowboarding
  • Travel to space

The Nottingham and Dignity Partnership

It’s not surprising that along with bucket lists, funeral plans are often put aside and ignored until much later in life. It’s well known that the cost of a funeral is rising and planning in advance for your funeral can not only save you money, you can also find peace of mind knowing that everything is in place.

We are partnered with Dignity, one of the UK's leading providers of funeral plans, to bring you a funeral plan you can trust.

How to Enter

To celebrate our partnership with Dignity, every new funeral plan opened before the 20 December 2018 will be entered into a prize draw to win £10,000* to help you complete your bucket list. You can also get up to £460 off a Prepaid Funeral Plan before 30 April 2019 if you are a qualifying member**.

*Purchase of qualifying plan required for entry. Prize draw competition is open for entries between 17 September 2018 and 20 December 2018. One prize of £10,000 shall be awarded. Prize draw will take place on Monday 8 April 2019 and paid 21 days later. Open to residents in England, Scotland or Wales only. Terms and conditions apply.

**£460 saving is based on the £120 cashback for qualifying members and £340 difference between Diamond plan price of £3,795 and the 2018 plan price of £4,135. Discount valid until 30 April 2019. To qualify for cashback you need to have a savings balance of at least £500, and have either held one of our savings accounts for at least the last 12 months or currently have a Nottingham Building Society mortgage. You can read the terms and conditions here.


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