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    • emma-james's Profile Photo

      Where has the brown cow gone

      Durham Jan 24, 2016 at 6:09 AM

      I stayed in the Brown cow some years ago and have been looking to go back ,but cant find it

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    • Visa in Heathrow airport or Leeds airport

      Heathrow Jan 13, 2016 at 2:37 PM

      My daughter who is australian citizen travelling to Leeds for study from Sydney changing flight at London at the same terminal 5. Does she apply student visa on arrival at Heathrow airport or at Leeds airport. Her stopover at Heathrow airport is 2 hrs and her baggage will be booked to Leeds and she is flying with British Airways all through. Please advise and thanks for your help

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    • LHR Terminal 5 to Terminal 2

      Heathrow Jan 20, 2016 at 5:41 PM

      Hi, I am departing from LHR Terminal 5 this May and would like to know if I can transfer from T5 after security checks to Terminal 2 and then back. I simply want to go over to T2 because the airlines club that I belong to is only in Terminal 2. Thank you for your answers!

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    • unsafe area around London?

      Greater London Jan 20, 2016 at 12:06 PM

      are there any unsafe area around London? Whenever I visit a city, I sometimes I ride the public transportation out to the end (near end) of the line?

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      Females aged 60 years looking for good food and music

      London Yesterday

      We are visiting London in November. We are a group of 60+ year old women. We like a bit of fun and music and good food. We will be staying in the Kensington area of London. Can anyone suggest a place, either in the afternoon or early evening where we will be treated to good food and a bit of a dance or maybe a bit of a show?
      Thank you, Vicki

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      Off-Peak Day Return question

      England Feb 2, 2016 at 3:49 AM

      I understand that the off-peak tickets are only valid after 9:30 in the morning. But I haven't been able to find out if they are also bound to a specific time in the afternoon. Can they be used on any train when going back? Or is there a certain rush hour, when all the commuters travel back and the off-peak ticket is not valid? I don't want to be bound to a specific train, but the difference between this ticket and an anytime return is more than 11 GBP so I'm thinking about getting it. This is for the London-Cambridge-London trains.

      Thank you for your help.

       

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      Recommend a restaurant for celebrating a birthday

      Manchester Jan 18, 2016 at 10:48 PM

      Hi
      We are celebrating a birthday in Manchester and would like to find a really good restaurant in walking distance from Piccadilly gardens. Any suggestions?
      Thanks :-)

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    • Airport Customs

      London Feb 1, 2016 at 4:06 PM

      do I need to go through Customs in Heathrow when I transfer to a connecting flight to Paris?  I'm starting in the USA.

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      Discount Clothing Shopping Location

      Newcastle upon Tyne Jan 14, 2016 at 2:02 PM

      I have been told that there is a discount clothing location about 30 minute's drive from Newcastle Upon Tyne airport. I'm told that the place "has a one-word name".

      The answer isn't the 'Metro' :)

      Can anyone assist me please?

      With thanks

      johndoc37

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    • Best bus routes for one afternoon "tour":

      London Jan 31, 2016 at 2:37 PM

      Were only going to be in London for 3 days, then, Eurostar to Paris.
      So, we'll arrive fairly early (from the States) Monday and thought a rasy series of Public bus rides that afternoon might whet our appetite for a re-visit.
      Which route (or series or routes) would y'all suggest for an overview of London? Numbers? We already have our Oyster passes.
      PS: We are taking an all day tour to Oxford and The Cotswolds for Tuesday and a walking tour (of London highlights)
      Wednesday morning.

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    • London Secrets

      London Jan 13, 2016 at 11:10 AM

      Hi..

      I've been lucky enough to went a few times to London so this time, I want to do something differente.
      It's usual to see short clips about "London Secrets" like old and abandon underground stations.

      Is it possible to visit one? If so, what do I have to do?

      By the way, what secrets of London can you share for me to see them?

      Thanks!

      Best regards,
      Pedro

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    • getting around Keswick

      Keswick Feb 1, 2016 at 10:36 PM

      I understand the main road into Keswick is washed out because of the recent flooding. I have reservations in Keswick for May 5 through May 8. How will I get around if the roads have been washed away?

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    • T5 to T3 cross uk border?

      Heathrow Yesterday

      I'm Colombian trying to book a flight from Houston, TX to Barcelona, Spain. With British Airways. My flight will have a conexion in London Heathrow for 2 hours. I will arrive at T5 and departure will be at T3. I WOULD LIKE SOME HELP figuring out if I will cross uk border when I go from T5 to T3 to catch my conexion flight? And if I will need a visa

      According to this article from the uk government website

      Colombian nationals will be able to transit airside through UK airports without needing a Direct Airside Transit Visa (DATV).

      Colombian nationals will still need a visa if they want to cross the UK border for any reason, whether to visit or change flights. If a connecting flight is from another airport, passengers will still need to get a Visitor in Transit Visa before passing through the UK.

      gov.uk/government/world-loca...

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    • discount theater tickets

      London Jan 20, 2016 at 12:13 PM

      Any suggestions on where I can purchase discount theater tickets for four people?

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    • unsafe area around London?

      Greater London Jan 20, 2016 at 12:06 PM

      are there any unsafe area around London? Whenever I visit a city, I sometimes I ride the public transportation out to the end (near end) of the line?

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      Accommodation in London

      London Feb 2, 2016 at 9:16 AM

      I´ve started to look for accommodation in London now, I know it is not a cheap. Is it realistic my expectation of paying 100/130 Euro a night for a bed and breakfast with private bathroom? Is there a good region to look for? Thanks!

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    • meeting friend

      Heathrow Jan 26, 2016 at 10:18 AM

      Hi my name is kuldeep . I have one question about my friend he is traveling from India to Canada .he got two hour flight stay vat Heathrow terminal5 .I want to meet himq.he don't have transit visa can I meet him at airport waiting area

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    • 2 weeks in England

      England Jan 19, 2016 at 10:31 PM

      Hi there - my friend and I are flying into Heathrow airport and going to Plymouth straightaway in end Apr. Stay for about abt 5-days and wish to do some day trips to Exeter/Cornwall/Devon by train , thereon we plan to head to Liverpool n Manchester (2/3 days each) and then head on to London for abt 3/4 days before flying out. BritRail English Pass offers a 8-day flexi at 290 pound/psn (the price seems to have gone up since I last goggled). Would appreciate some advice on better ways (in terms of fares) to travel around and suggestions on places to visit. Thanks n regards.

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      Things to do with limited time in Leicester

      Leicester Jan 19, 2016 at 9:17 AM

      i will be in Leicester for a workshop for a few days. I will have limited time to see the city (probably only 1/2 day), what would be good to see for a textile crafts person who likes history, museums? Is it easy to get around on foot or would a bus be better?

      Many thanks

      Jane

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    • duty free from Canada with connecting uk flights

      Heathrow Yesterday

      Can I bring duty free from Canada from t5 to t1 through security again in a sealed bag with a receipt when connecting to Scotland?

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      Textiles in Manchester/Stockport

      Manchester Jan 19, 2016 at 9:13 AM

      I will have a couple of days in Manchester and Stockport after a meeting and would like any recommendations for textile related museums and/or galleries in the area. Also, if you can recommend any good fibre shops, I would be delighted! :)

      Many thanks

      Jane

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    • Driving to Lake District from York

      Cumbria Jan 22, 2016 at 9:03 AM

      We plan to drive from a 3day slow trip in the North York Moors region ( final night is between Whitby or Scarborough) Then we are heading to the Lake District. Which route would you suggest that we take , to see the most of the Southern part , before settling into our next 3 days at Keswick area

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    • Is there a service that can pick up a lost bag at Heathrow/ British Airways?

      London Jan 12, 2016 at 12:19 PM

      It appears my daughter's lost bag has arrived, but they are too backlogged to deliver.

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    • Walking from Terminal 5 to Staines Moor

      Heathrow Jan 12, 2016 at 9:59 AM

      Hi everybody!

      In May I will arrive at terminal 5 and will have more than six hours before my connecting flight (also T5) departs. I know I'll need plenty of time for security, but I think there should nevertheless be enough time for a short walk outside the airport. I am thinking of walking to Staines Moor and maybe spend an hour there. My questions: Is it feasible? Can I walk from terminal 5 to Staines Moor or is that practically impossible because there are only big roads? Has anybody done this during a stopover? If so, do you recommend it? If you think it's a bad idea, can you recommend any alternative?

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      Female traveling alone

      London Jan 16, 2016 at 10:25 PM

      What parts of London are considered unsafe? What about using The Tube at night? I'll be exiting at Limehouse Basin--is it safe there? Thanks, D.

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      from Birmingham to Nottingham

      by ahmadezz Online Now Sep 8, 2015 at 4:58 AM

      i will arrive ti Birmingham airport tomorrow morning 8 am, i would like to go from there to Nottingham city by bus or train, so what should i ride from the airport ?

      12 Answers Sep 8, 2015 at 11:39 AM
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      In Birmingham for 1-2 days

      by Hesselz Online Now Jan 16, 2015 at 4:08 PM

      I am in Birmingham for almost 2 days. I am an adult male and would love to get ideas of the best things to see in that short time? I prefer not going to regular museums, churches etc. Thought maybe different sights, views, nature etc. I definitely would go to Bournville to Cadbury World. Can anyone give me suggestions of what cannot be missed when in around Birmingham area?
      Thank you,
      Hessel

      5 Answers Jan 17, 2015 at 10:04 AM
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      Best place for breakfast

      by pj2904 Online Now Nov 6, 2014 at 6:54 AM

      Hi

      Going to birmingham on Saturday for the day was just wondering if someone could please tell me the best place to go for breakfast!!
      Thanks

      5 Answers Nov 8, 2014 at 3:12 PM
    • Looking for Hotel weekend 4th/5th July

      by AngLangS Online Now Jun 18, 2014 at 11:49 PM

      Hi - my son and his friend are going to the Wireless festival in Perry Park from 4th July to 6th July. He doesn't want to take a car so is looking for a reasonably prices hotel ( £50 per night) that he can get to by public transport from Perry Park. So transport needs to be running at say 11.30pm on the Friday and Saturday Night.

      Nothing decent available in the centre of Birmingham but still availability in Edgbaston (Hagley Road).

      Does anyone know if buses run fairly late along the Hagley Road? if so, are they safe?

      Thanks for any help?

      3 Answers Jun 23, 2014 at 7:44 AM
    • Thinking about moving to warley, oldham

      by qumarnisafazil Online Now May 15, 2014 at 5:15 AM

      Hi

      We are thinking about moving to Warley, Oldham from London, as my husbands family is there. I do not know this area at all and wanted to find out what the area is like, I have children so would need to know what the local schools are like. Is it safe? What are the people like.

      5 Answers May 15, 2014 at 2:32 PM
    • Birmingham

      by Flerence Online Now May 2, 2014 at 3:54 AM

      Please I will like to know safe places for a family to move in, primary concern are my boys aged 14, 12, 10,Very good schools, High IQ (member of Mensa) Christian, African-British, Will work in schools, university or as a women support worker in charity organisation. I don't drink, party or club. Needs a friendly neighborhood as one of my sons is an outside games lover and footballer. Moderate cost of accommodation, don't mind outskirts as long as its not racist. Quiet, peaceful place with job opportunity. Thank you all

      2 Answers May 3, 2014 at 12:08 AM
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      Half-a-day to spend in and around Birmingham

      by csuresh Online Now Mar 5, 2014 at 4:02 AM

      I have around half-a-day to spend in and around Birmingham this weekend. Please let me know any ideas to spend the time. I also have my wife and 2 daughters (aged 8 & 5) travelling with me and any attractions for kids will also be useful.

      12 Answers Apr 26, 2014 at 3:57 AM
    • Moving to Birmingham

      by Camj Online Now Dec 7, 2013 at 3:34 AM

      Hi,

      I am currently considering a position in Colemore Row Birmingham, and they have offered meaaccommodation in the area, would this be considered a safe area for a woman living alone. I have never visited Birmingham so just trying to gather as much information as I can. Your feedback would be much appreciated. Thanks.

      Kind regards
      Camilla

      4 Answers Apr 26, 2014 at 2:04 AM
    • UK travel

      by dawidkr Online Now Oct 31, 2013 at 1:38 PM

      Hello everyone!
      I am David from Poland. I would like to spend week in Birmingham and I have never been tthere. Could you tell me what worth to see there? Where to stay in Birmingham?

      Thanks for your answers!

      6 Answers Nov 1, 2013 at 8:14 AM
    • Where is the Bullring?

      by MikeMikeMikeMike Online Now Oct 23, 2013 at 7:43 AM

      Where abouts in the bullring in Birmingam?

      2 Answers Oct 23, 2013 at 1:18 PM
    • safe palces in birmingham

      by joca111 Online Now Oct 14, 2013 at 2:26 PM

      And what about Third Party (Metchley), Pritchatts Park Village or Vale Village,are they safe áreas to live?

      2 Answers Oct 15, 2013 at 12:09 PM
    • Parking costs

      by johntod Online Now Sep 12, 2013 at 10:54 AM

      Have just booked airport parking online and the price has come up as £0.00 for 2 weeks meet and greet. so followed booking through, put in payment details still a price of £0.00. Even had a confirmation booking email for £0.00 which includes Booking Ref and dates timings etc. Obviously there is some sort of balls up on their booking system!!! So will they have to honour my booking or will they f... me off if I rock up at the airport expecting free parking.

      22 Answers Sep 15, 2013 at 3:07 AM
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      Birmingham Airport

      by Gichuck Online Now Jul 30, 2013 at 1:50 AM

      My Korean inlaws are arriving at Birmingham Airport late on Friday 2 August. They booked into the Etap Airport Hotel (soon to be IBIS). It looks to be a short walk from the arrivals hall, but a walk that could be complicated in the dark, to jet lagged travellers with limited English. I've looked at Google maps and Bing, but I've found it difficult to work out the exact route. has anyone done this walk? many thanks, GIChuck

      4 Answers Jul 31, 2013 at 4:41 AM
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      4 Days in Brum

      by jbb88 Online Now Jul 10, 2013 at 7:02 AM

      What is the best things to see and/or do in 4 days?

      4 Answers Jul 10, 2013 at 9:32 AM
    • moving to brumm

      by tshaka Online Now May 2, 2013 at 9:23 AM

      hi guys, just wanted to ask bout oldbury as i am planning to move there summer holidays with 2 teenagers , is it an ok area to live esp with kids.... thank u all

      3 Answers May 3, 2013 at 9:38 AM
    • one day tour to Birmingham

      by gloriadungdung Online Now Apr 11, 2013 at 5:46 AM

      What are the main tourist places to be visited in one day tour to Birmingham?

      3 Answers Apr 11, 2013 at 8:06 AM
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      parking nearby Birmingham airport

      by halikowski Online Now Feb 27, 2013 at 9:31 AM

      Does anyone know if one can park for 12 hours in the village of Bickenhill which is nearby? The official parking lots are all 4.5 miles away, you have to wait for transfer buses which only come every 30 minutes, so I am trying to find my own solution. Thanks for any tips,. Stefan

      4 Answers Mar 12, 2013 at 6:05 AM
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      Best way for students to travel around town

      by AmanB4 Online Now Sep 15, 2012 at 2:22 AM

      I'm an exchange student from Vancouver, Canada who's moving to Birmingham soon. I'll be living in Edgbaston and I was wondering what the best way to get around town is for a student (mostly from Edgbaston to the main shopping area and Broad Street) (ie. is there a certain bus pass or metro pass that I can buy for the term?). Thanks in advance

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2012 at 2:04 AM
    • Safe and green areas in and around Birmingham?

      by williwonka Online Now Apr 15, 2012 at 10:16 AM

      Need some help with finding a new home.
      Could you please recommend me a few places in/around Birmingham.

      It would be great if it's close to a train station for easier commuting to work.

      Thanks for any help!

      12 Answers Apr 16, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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      Nightlife and restaurants

      by smicki Online Now Jan 16, 2012 at 6:59 AM

      We're 3 40-something females travelling to Birmingham for the weekend, staying in the centre. Looking for recommendations for restaurants and nightlife please. Venues with good live music would be great. Tyvm in advance

      4 Answers Jan 17, 2012 at 11:12 AM
    • Buses at airport

      by fhssrk1 Online Now Dec 8, 2011 at 12:23 PM

      What is the best means to see the city by buses and any particular bus route I need to use to the balti triangle and ethnic shopping from international airport. Any approximate timings to eateries hotspot from international airport in evening. Any suggestions wellcome.

      2 Answers Dec 9, 2011 at 2:25 AM
    • Getting to Dublin by rail & Ferry

      by mcj79 Online Now Oct 20, 2011 at 11:51 AM

      Any one have any tips on getting from Birmingham to Dublin by rail & ferry?

      7 Answers Oct 21, 2011 at 7:15 AM
    • Safe, Fun Area & Hotel easy travel to Aston Villa match & Rail Stations

      by mcj79 Online Now Oct 20, 2011 at 11:47 AM

      Traveling to Birmingham from the USA for a long weekend to attend the Aston Villa V Manchester match. Will be flying into the Birmingham International. So, we need something that is close to a rail station for easy/fast transportation and hauling of bags. We would like a fun, safe & reasonable priced central area.

      Easy travel to Birmingham New Street Rail Station would be good also. (We are thinking about taking the rail/ferry to Dublin later and it leaves from the New Street Rail Station.)

      5 Answers Oct 21, 2011 at 2:38 PM
    • Help finding good Birmingham Hotel

      by Dunkelweizen Online Now Jul 19, 2011 at 4:43 PM

      So, I'm going to be travelling to Birmingham on business in the next couple of weeks, but I have to find my own accommodations. I'd like to find a hotel that's reasonably cheap and close by the airport. I found one site, birmingham-airport-hotel.co...../, that lists hotels right by the airport, but of course hotels are always different. Does anybody have any personal experience with the hotels on that site? They seem to be mostly chains; are they good representations of the chains they are named after?

      Also, how bad does traffic tend to be in Birmingham? I don't even really know much about the city. Should I look into renting a car or am I better off with public transport?

      5 Answers Jul 20, 2011 at 11:27 AM
    • measurements on the ground in victoria/chamberlain sqaure

      by curiousandcuriouser Online Now Jul 12, 2011 at 10:37 AM

      On a wander around birmingham at the weekend I spent ages looking at all the fab measurements on what looked like a massive brass scale ruler inset in to the ground - also other little brass squares with links and numbers on them - can anyone tell me what these are, what they were for etc?

      thanks

      3 Answers Jul 12, 2011 at 3:03 PM
    • CELTIC SUPPORTERS CLUB - SCOTTISH CUP FINAL

      by celtic10 Online Now May 21, 2011 at 3:37 AM

      Hi

      Does anyone out there know if there is a Celtic Supporters Club in Birmingham and if they are showing the Scottish Cup Final this afternoon or of anywhere I might be able to watch the game. On the train to Birmingham and looking forward to the Villa Liverpool Match tomorrow.

      Cheers
      Brendan

      1 Answer May 21, 2011 at 4:10 AM
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      Bed & Breakfast

      by orsonbrando Online Now May 10, 2011 at 10:46 PM

      I'm traveling in June 15 to 21 to Birmingham UK and i was wondering if anyone can tell me where i can stay in affordable B&B close to this hotel?

      The Grand Connaught Hotel
      40-56 Tettenhall Road
      Wolverhampton

      I'm attending salsa weekend festival...

      11 Answers May 22, 2011 at 12:04 AM
    • Night spots (pubs/clubs) for over 40s

      by senan11 Online Now Jan 25, 2011 at 3:01 PM

      Wondering if anyone knows of any good pubs or clubs in birmingham (city or outside) for over 40s. There are 3 of us in our early 40s visiting for weekend of 4/5 Feb (two from Ireland, one from London) and we would like to meet people our own age. Some nice ladies would be a bonus as two of us are single. Would really appreciate some advice.

      JP Dublin

    • ski equipment

      by celtic10 Online Now Jan 24, 2011 at 6:09 PM

      Hi
      I'm in a bit of panic have been travelling and no booked a one week ski trip in Austria but need to buy gloves and goggles other equipment supplied anyone know of shop where I can buy reasonably priced but quality gear in or around Birmingham or further afield Hope you can help me as not much time to shop
      Thanks in advance

      1 Answer Jan 24, 2011 at 10:48 PM
    • Birmingham on a Tuesday Night

      by karchx Online Now Nov 16, 2010 at 11:45 AM

      Hi..

      I will be in Birmingham on Tue 30th and was wondering if there was any good late bars or clubs to go to?Preferably with Indie/Alt music...Staying in city Centre. Cheers

      4 Answers Nov 17, 2010 at 10:28 AM