Most local authorities have several leisure facilities that over-sixties can use for nothing or at a reduced cost. These often include swimming pools (with lessons), sports, and theatre visits. Many of them allow friends, relatives or carers, who accompany those who are disabled, to enjoy the same benefits. As these are arranged locally you can get details of what is available from your own local authority's website. You can find the address of the nearest one to you at https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council
if you're over 50, you can get a Diamond Club card at http://www.diamondclubcard.co.uk/
to get discounts in well-known pubs and restaurants. In addition, pensioners have long enjoyed cheap meals in many establishments; your local newspapers, or word of mouth, are the best sources for these.
all major cinemas offer some level of discount to pensioners. Check out Silver Cinema screening
provided by Odeon, they even throw in tea and biscuits. Vue
offer the same.
most museums offer concessions for the elderly and people on benefits. They also offer great discounts for the family too.
Recreation and sports:
keeping fit is paramount for anyone, especially if you don't get out much in social situations. Both public and private-owned leisure centres provide excellent discounts for people on benefits and their families.
Many coach firms run special outings for the over-sixties. These are, usually, not only well priced but the itineraries are chosen with the needs of senior citizens in mind.