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    • Bikers cafe

      New Brighton May 23, 2015 at 12:31 AM

      Hi could people tell me he name of the cafe all the bikers park outside please. And on Monday the three ships line up, what is the best time to see them together, and from where in new Brighton!

      Thanks

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    • poem In Liverpool museum in front of the liver bird building

      Liverpool May 21, 2015 at 1:08 PM

      there is a poem about Liverpool starting by I am...and it is like some sort of riddle.I can’t remember its name.
      does Anyone know it? It was in the museum
      Thank you!!

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    • One evening only

      Liverpool May 19, 2015 at 9:27 AM

      Hello! I will attend a conference at the end of June and will have one evening only to explore Liverpool... Any must-dos? I will have been to the Cavern with a group the evening before, and one evening is the only spare time that I will have. Thanks for suggestions. (I will be based at the Hard days night hotel).

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      Have you ever bought limited view tickets for Billy Elliot?

      London May 15, 2015 at 1:16 AM

      Hi I want to see Billy Elliot and I am getting a price of 38-47 pounds to see the play in limited view seats (second floor, first row)(london box office is selling the tickets). have you ever been there at Victoria Palace? Do you think it will be ok? Thank you!!

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    • terminal two bag transfer

      Heathrow May 14, 2015 at 11:33 PM

      How do I collect my bags in terminal two from Unired Air and get them to departures check in at Aer Lingus?

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    • Rental car or Bus

      Lymington May 22, 2015 at 12:16 PM

      We are a family of 4 people, going to Lymington on a 7 day vcation. Please advise whether we should hire a car or use bus service going around

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    • Wheelchair access

      Newcastle upon Tyne May 17, 2015 at 4:31 AM

      Hi, I'm off for a stag weekend in the next few days. Does anyone know which clubs and bars are wheelchair friendly/accessible and that have disabled toilets to hand? Any response is greatly appreciated!! Thanks in advance!

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    • HELP TO PLAN AND ROUTE

      Lake District National Park May 7, 2015 at 3:01 AM

      We are 4 adults who plan to do a 2 day whirlwind tour of the Lake District and Scotland.
      Our Dates of travel are fixed owing to certain other obligations.
      Our mode of transport is RAIL for London – Lake District – Edinburgh - London
      Our query is:
      Depart London by TRAIN on Wednesday, 15th. July 2015 -- Early Morning.
      Arrive Lake District and put bags in our B & B.
      Would like to tour the Lake District for the day.
      Night of 15th. in a Bed & Breakfast accommodation with 2 rooms in Double Occupancy.
      Depart Lake District by TRAIN on Thursday, 16th. July 2015 – Early Morning
      Arrive Edinburgh, Scotland and spend the day sightseeing and visiting a distillery @ woolen factory.
      Night of 16th. in a Hotel in Edinburgh with 2 rooms in Double Occupancy (+ B/F)
      17th. July - Spend the day sightseeing and board the TRAIN in the evening to arrive at London in the late evening.

      We would appreciate your inputs and suggestions for :
      a. Return Train Tickets Booking – London – Lake District – Edinburgh - London
      b. B & B accommodation in Lake District
      c. Sightseeing in the Lake District
      d. Accommodation in Edinburgh
      e. Sightseeing in Edinburgh
      f. Any other suggestions / inputs to help in planning this trip

      Thanks and regards

      Jolly

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      Any Hidden Gems?

      Lake District National Park May 5, 2015 at 10:47 AM

      Hi all, am new to the site. My fiancee and I are heading to Cockermouth in June and are wanting to know of any hidden gens within the lake district worth checking out. We are there for 7 days and want to try and fit as much in as possible.

      Many thanks :)

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      Short connection Terminal 5 and Terminal 2

      Heathrow May 4, 2015 at 8:36 PM

      Hi everyone,

      I have booked flights with Singapore Airlines from Edinburgh to Singapore next month. I arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5 at 0925on a BA flight and leave from Terminal 2 with Singapore Airlines at 1130 so just over 2 hours connection time.
      Will this be enough? I'm not sure if I can check my suitcase through from Edinburgh as I don't think there is a Singapore Airlines check in there.(The BA ticket was bought through them though.)
      I'm panicking a little as, although I know Singapore Airlines will be obliged to get me back if I don't make the connection, all the later flights seem to be full and I have an onward connection to New Zealand that I need to get.
      I'd really appreciate any advice. 3

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    • Transit visa requirement between terminal 4 and 5 at Heathrow

      Heathrow May 20, 2015 at 12:36 PM

      Hi iam an Indian passport holder. I have booked though an american airlines ticket from Doha to Vancouver(Canada) via LHR. Iam arriving by a Qatar airways plane from doha and landing at terminal 4 at afternoon at 13.15pm. My next flight from LHR to vancouver by a british airways plane starts at 17.15 pm from terminal 5. Now do i need a transit visa to move from terminal 4 to terminal 5. I had confirmed from airlines that my luggages will be though booked.

      .

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    • Malaysian citizen flying into LHR, then on to Geneva

      Heathrow May 12, 2015 at 3:29 AM

      I fly from Kuala Lumpur to land LHR T4 on 21 June, 4.20pm. I plan to take a BA flight to Geneva departing at 8.00pm. Do I have sufficient time for immigration custom and the terminal transfer and then check in for this BA flight? Hope someone know this can help me. Thanks a lot.

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    • Can we undergo US security checks at Heathrow ?

      Heathrow May 10, 2015 at 7:58 AM

      I'll be traveling from Mumbai, India to Gainesville, Florida. For that I have to board a flight at Mumbai which will drop me at Heathrow. I have layover time of about 8 hours at Heathrow, from where I'll be traveling to Miami. And from Miami to Gainesville. But the layover at Miami is only 2 hours, which from what I've heard, is very less for completing immigration checks. So, I was wondering if there is any provision of conducting US security checks at Heathrow instead of Miami?

      During the search for this answer, I came across this post. This looks to be 2014 news. I'm not sure though, whether this has been implemented or not.

      Could anyone please confirm the same?

      Or, is it possible to complete immigration checks at Miami airport within 2 hours ?

      Thanks.

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    • Fare for china airlines

      Heathrow May 4, 2015 at 9:57 PM

      hello everyone... me and my mum are deciding to travell to usa from india via china airlines..but i just cant figure out the fare from their site..do you know the fare for economy class and family coach and premium economy

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    • Airport to Airport

      London Apr 27, 2015 at 11:40 PM

      I want to get to Heathrow from London's City airport. Suggestions?

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      first time London for 6 nights at the end of June

      London 17 hours ago

      we are going to London for 6 nights at the end of June what are the best way to spend 6 nights over there. we like historical, natural scenic places. prefer in easy and relax way not in rush. Is guided tour is good? which tour is good for one day? We are travelling from Australia. Should we carry cash or withdraw money from ATM or exchange travelers check from bank? Please advise as this is our first time.

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    • How to go from heathrow terminal 4 to new castle

      Heathrow May 23, 2015 at 4:30 AM

      How to go from heathrow terminal 4 to new castle by train with minimum changeover

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      Britrail England Pass vs Railcard

      England May 18, 2015 at 6:11 AM

      I am visiting Europe for approx 1 month and will be spending the first 6 days in England, using London as a HUB point to stay and taking day-trips around the area. I have done research and am stuck between getting a Britrail England Pass for $218 or getting a youth railcard for $30 which offers 34% off train fares... for convenient/affordable travel on those day trips.

      Was wondering if anyone had any insight? I figured the railcard will give me a little more flexibility and could potentially save me more money if I take less trips out of London than I am planning but the Britrail England Pass is much more convenient for getting on/off trains and not having to worry about tickets.

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      Does the Visitor In Transit visa allow me to leave the airport?

      Heathrow May 5, 2015 at 3:06 AM

      Hello,

      I have a 15 hr overnight layover at Heathrow and I am thinking to go and check out London since it will be my first time there.

      My questions are:

      1. Am I allowed to leave the airport with the transit visa and then return to continue my flight?
      2. Do the trains or buses to and from the airport operate 24/7?
      3. Is there a place that you recommend a first time visitor to check out at night? (A mall, street, park etc.)

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      Transfer from Southampton to London Center

      London May 3, 2015 at 4:21 PM

      How is the best and least expensive way to get from Southampton Cruise Terminal to London Center. Thanks.

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      Beatles Experience

      Liverpool May 5, 2015 at 11:12 PM

      Hi All, we are arriving into Liverpool on a Cruise Ship and would love to try the Beatles Experience on our own. is this possible and if so advice please. Tia.

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      Travel to london

      London Apr 29, 2015 at 3:17 PM

      We are travelling to London next week to 'hopefully' sort out our Russian visa's. We are driving up from the south west along the a303 and m3. Does anyone know a good place to park on the outskirts of London so we can catch the train in. We could catch the train from Exeter but for 4 of us I would need to sell the house to pay for it.

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      Twin bed hotelroom

      London Apr 26, 2015 at 3:45 AM

      Hi.

      I will be visiting London the 23th and 24th of May. Coming from Harwich to Stratford and am looking for a budget hotel with twin bed hotelroom (2 single beds). Budget is around 100 pounds maximum and looking for a pretty central place near a tubestation. Any tips near for example Kings Cross or Stratford and maybe a hidden gem?

      Thank you! :)

       

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    • Is 90 minutes enough time between landing at T3 and departing from T5?

      Heathrow Yesterday

      I'll start by saying that for me it wasn't. My airline's reservation staff in Australia booked a flight from me and my brother to Croatia via London, so I assumed I had enough time. We were trying to visit our father who was critically ill in hospital. The inbound flight landed at 6:55am and the outbound was due to depart at 8:30am. We didn't deplane for almost 15 minutes after landing. I now know that the average shuttle bus trip time including waiting is 20 minutes, but at that time there was a huge queue, and it took us over 30 minutes. So with all the walking and the bus trip, we didn't get to the "ready to board" desk in T5 until 7:55 - about 45 minutes all up - and we were refused entry. We still had multiple security stages to get thru, and boarding closes at 8:10 due to having to catch a shuttle bus to the plane, which takes about 5 minutes. We only made it to the boarding pass checking desk by 7:55 by running and jumping queues once we got into T5, so I don't think we were given anywhere near enough time, but my airline refused to take any responsibility and we had to stay a night in London (we had to pay for the hotel ourselves), which proved to be decisive in terms of why we were in a hurry to get to Croatia.

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      cheapest way to travel from the airport Heathrow to Liverpool?

      London May 15, 2015 at 2:00 AM

      What is the cheapest way to do it? I am not sure at what time I will be arriving to heathrow. Is it ok to buy the ticket for the transport directly at the airport? Thank you for your help

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    • Portland Bill

      Weymouth Feb 16, 2015 at 10:41 AM

      I'm looking to catch a bus out to Portland Bill, do the walk around the lighthouse and then walk back into Wetmouth. The question being, how often are the buses this time of year and am I going to get lost without a map?!

      Thanks

      2 Answers Feb 16, 2015 at 1:30 PM
    • Shop identification needed please

      Lyme Regis Nov 8, 2014 at 10:50 AM

      We went to a gift shop that was in some sort of arches facing the sea, does anyone know it and what is was called please, they did all sorts of second hand and new stuff - it was almost like a museum, but they did some nice hand made jewelry, which we would like to have another look at

      6 Answers Nov 9, 2014 at 1:45 AM
    • Where are the nearest destinations out of weymouth

      Weymouth May 31, 2014 at 4:58 PM

      Where can i go out of weymoth for a day out to somewhere different?

      3 Answers Jun 1, 2014 at 8:53 AM
    • ? has it closed

      Lyme Regis May 30, 2014 at 3:39 PM

      Is lyme bay kitchen still open

    • accommodation nightlife

      Bournemouth Apr 21, 2014 at 4:15 AM

      for a 3 night break thursday/saturday, where would you stay if: you were 60, thinking, feeling 40, most of the time; also, what kind of nightlife/bars would you look for

      2 Answers Dec 15, 2014 at 4:35 AM
    • transportation & activities from cruise ship in port at Portland UK

      Portland Mar 22, 2014 at 1:44 PM

      Looking for recommendations for activities for 12 hours in port in early May. We have been to Stonehenge. Interested in Portland Museum, scenic views and walks. Is there a car rental agency or taxis to get around?

      3 Answers Mar 22, 2014 at 4:37 PM
    • Cheapest place to stay

      Bournemouth Mar 19, 2014 at 3:52 AM

      me and my friend are staying in bournemouth for a girls night but want to know the cheapest place possible to get our heads down for the night? Not looking for anything fancy just a bed and toilet and obviously to be safe. Any locals know some good places? On a proper budget!! Thanks :)

      4 Answers Mar 19, 2014 at 8:41 AM
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      80's night

      Bournemouth Feb 18, 2014 at 1:04 AM

      got a group of girls coming to Bournemouth in May is there an 80s themed establishment we could spend our evening in please?

    • Odeon parking

      Bournemouth Oct 8, 2013 at 12:16 PM

      Anywhere to park for cinema without parking fees thanks in advance

      2 Answers Oct 8, 2013 at 1:19 PM
    • what can we do for entertainment?

      Bournemouth Oct 1, 2013 at 1:20 PM

      Friday night, Bournemouth, November 8th, 13 lads. what shall we do?

      5 Answers Feb 22, 2014 at 8:40 PM
    • New years eve!

      Bournemouth Sep 25, 2013 at 12:54 AM

      Is bournemouth any good for new years eve?

      1 Answer Sep 25, 2013 at 9:15 AM
    • Where to go!

      Bournemouth Sep 24, 2013 at 3:32 PM

      Hi, I am due to visit bournemouth in a couple of weeks for a hen do weekend. I am trying to plan where to go on a Friday night. Ideally we would like to visit a few bars and then move on to a club. Can anyone recommend anywhere which are all in close proximity of one another?

      2 Answers Sep 25, 2013 at 2:21 PM
    • uv sun tent?

      Weymouth Aug 1, 2013 at 12:22 PM

      Where can I buy a uv sun tent in Weymouth?

      1 Answer Aug 1, 2013 at 12:36 PM
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      Is there a decent cafe in Christchurch please?

      Christchurch Apr 19, 2013 at 10:42 AM

      There used to be an American themed one with a jukebox but I dunno if that exists anymore. Can you recommend a decent cafe that isn't too expensive? Many thanks.

    • Transportation from hotel to ferry terminal

      Poole Mar 25, 2013 at 11:33 AM

      In June we plan to take the Poole-Cherbourg 9 am ferry as foot passengers with luggage (renting a car in Cherbourg). Is there a hotel with reliable transportation to the ferry terminal? Any other suggestions?

      7 Answers Apr 1, 2013 at 8:12 AM
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      trip to norway

      Bournemouth Mar 18, 2013 at 5:11 PM

      does any one know how to get from skjolden ,norway to the flam railway ,norway on
      public transport

      1 Answer Mar 19, 2013 at 2:14 AM
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      Suggestions: Corfe Castle or ?

      Dorset Dec 27, 2012 at 11:24 AM

      I sell scenic photos at our local farmers market of trips I've taken around the world. Here's the plan for April 2013: Ma and I will stay 1 night at Thornbury Castle near Bristol and we wanted to take the train to Wareham & then a bus to visit Corfe for 2 nights, take the steam train to Swanage etc. After our 2 nights, we planned to take the bus back to Wareham & a then the train back to London via Farnham to make a quick visit to Waverley Abbey on the way (yup, we know it's rushed, we're ok with that). Here's the problem: I'm having difficulty getting accomodation for Corfe and it seems the 3 places I've looked at (Morton's & Norden & Ammonite) all want a non-refundable deposit (Morton's doesn't really ask for it on the website but their rates are higher). I like Norden's, but they are farther out than the other 2 and since we're on foot it makes getting to the hillside to take morning shots that much more of a hassle. But still, I might persist and do it anyway, if I can get a room, and if I'm convinced it's worthwhile. So, should I keep persisting and somehow try to take my photos or should I go somewhere else altogether? I'm looking for sugggestions. Should I stay or should I go? I need to know if Corfe photos might be sellable to my market patrons or is there something better to shoot in the region between Thornbury & London (we'll already have visited Stonehenge, Glastonbury, and Bath). My patrons like old castles, evocative landscapes, etc. Corfe seemed ideal, if I can get some mist in the shot. It's the lodging that seems to be the main problem.

      10 Answers Jan 3, 2013 at 12:29 PM
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      Farm Shops Near Whitcombe - Dorset

      Dorset Aug 28, 2012 at 2:34 AM

      Hello,
      Planning on a weekend break with friends and hoping to avoid Supermarkets for groceries (if possible).
      Can anyone suggest some good farm shops or retailers of local fresh produce (Fruit/veg/dairy) near the area of Whitcombe.
      Many thanks

      2 Answers Aug 28, 2012 at 3:21 AM
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      where to live on the south coast of England

      Dorset May 20, 2012 at 9:20 AM

      Hi everyone
      Here is an unusual request and a chance to boast about your own town. I want to move away from London to the south east coast but not being familiar with the area I have no idea where to start looking. My ambition is to find a flat with a sea view anywhere along the coast from Poole to Eastbourne. I want to move somewhere near good amenities but also where there is a thriving local community.
      Any ideas?

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      Moving from Salisbury to bournemouth - what area's should i go for, and avoid please?

      Bournemouth Mar 3, 2012 at 9:16 AM

      I wonder if you kind people can help me, especially anyone who lives in and around Bournemouth. I know this is for people looking to holiday in Bournemouth but I would like some help anyway, thanks.

      I have put my name down on a council house bidding list and they have sent me a form. What I would like to know is what area's should I avoid in Bournemouth, and what area's should I apply for? i don't want to move into the Dorset equivalent of TombStone or dodge City. Please can you advise me?

      The list I have been given is:

      Bear Cross or Bearwood
      Littledown
      Southbourne
      Moordown
      Strouden Park
      Central (bit iffy about this)
      Muscliffe
      Charminster
      Wallisdown
      East, West and High Howe
      Meyrick Park
      Talbot Woods
      Ensbury Park
      Queens Park
      Westbourne
      Redhill/Northbourne
      Iford
      Slades Farm
      Winton

      Look forward to your replies :)

      3 Answers Mar 4, 2012 at 6:19 AM
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      Public Transportation to Verwood

      Dorset Jan 4, 2012 at 4:31 PM

      I will be travelling to various places in the north and central England in March and my final trip will be from Wigan in Lancashire to Verwood in Dorset. I assume I will need to travel via London to get to Dorset. Can anyone advise whether it will be best to take a bus or train, and what bus/train services I should research. Many thanks.

      5 Answers Jan 5, 2012 at 4:13 AM
    • Winter in Bournemouth

      Bournemouth Oct 13, 2011 at 9:19 PM

      I am going to Bournemouth for New Years. I live in California. What kind of winter clothes and shoes should I bring? The coldest it gets here is around 13c. I don't have a lot of really warm clothes. Need to go shopping before my trip but don't know what to buy. PLEASE HELP! Haha.

      8 Answers Dec 15, 2011 at 11:31 AM
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      conference escape

      Bournemouth Aug 21, 2011 at 2:06 PM

      I have to go to a conference in Bournemouth in April. Looks like I'll have to fly to Southampton and rent a car to get there.

      I may want to avoid the conference hotels and stay somewhere more relaxed - maybe an upmarket B&B/guesthouse and maybe even not in the town, but close by.

      Any ideas out there?

      2 Answers Aug 21, 2011 at 4:26 PM
    • mid week break

      Bournemouth May 4, 2011 at 2:26 PM

      2 mature ladies 55 and 40 mid week break looking for info on nice restuarants/evening entertainment, going in June this year and advise please...

    • 3 weekends in Bournemouth

      Bournemouth Mar 28, 2011 at 4:51 AM

      Hello everyone.
      I´m going to Bournemouth on June in order to take a course. I´ll have 3 weekends free and I´d like to go to different places.
      As I won’t have much time, I must take this trip to the hilt.

      I´m up to go anywhere in UK and also to a different countries.

      Do you guys have any suggestion?

      6 Answers Mar 28, 2011 at 12:44 PM
    • Hen night

      Weymouth Mar 15, 2011 at 1:45 PM

      I'm organising my friends Hen night and would be interested to know if there are any Karaoke bars where we can start the evening off?? Also rather than sitting down to eat in a resturant we would like to just sit on the beach eating fish and chips and chill, is there any where that can be recomended??
      Many thanks for any replys.

      2 Answers Mar 16, 2011 at 5:19 AM
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      Looking for a nice hotel near Monkey World

      Wareham Aug 13, 2010 at 11:15 AM

      I have finally after years of persuading ;-) managed to get my husband to agree to visit Monkey World with me!!!!!

      I am looking for a nice hotel/guest house even self catering cottage in the area for a long weekend I love the idea of the Boathouse rooms at the Priory Hotel but £400 pn is slightly excessive....

      Any suggestions welcome! :-)

      7 Answers Aug 16, 2010 at 6:05 AM
    • Nightclub - not too tacky please!!

      Bournemouth Jun 6, 2010 at 11:01 AM

      Hi,
      I am arranging my friend's hen do in late July. We are coming down to bournemouth for a spa break, but I would like to give the girls the option of a night out clubbing too.
      Can someone please recommend a nice nightclub isn't too tacky, but still a laugh. Basically, not the typical hen do club! lol!

      Thanks in advance x

      2 Answers Jun 6, 2010 at 2:21 PM
    • Safe to walk from Condor ferry at midnight?

      Weymouth Aug 9, 2009 at 1:08 AM

      Hi,

      I've booked the day return ferry from Weymouth to Guernsey, but the boat arrives back at Weymouth at 23:59. My hotel is not all that far away, on the Esplanade near the King's statue. Is it safe for a single woman to walk to the hotel around midnight?

      Thanks for your help.

      Cathy

    • Getting to Brownsea Island

      Brownsea Island May 23, 2009 at 11:58 PM

      Are there any reasonably priced ferries to get to Brownsea Island? We are not looking for an excursion, just a straight forward bus/ferry. So far I have seen prices for £8.50 per person one way. This seems extremely expensive considering we are a family of 5 (include 3 teenagers). Then, of course, we will have to pay to enter the island as it belongs to National Trust.

      There must be a bus-type ferry to this island, anyone know?

      3 Answers May 25, 2009 at 6:00 PM