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      Southampton 5 hours ago

      Is there any cheap taxi recommended? I have quite a lot luggage with me.

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      London Jul 11, 2014 at 5:50 AM

      hi,,,anyone have a clue with regard to whats best to get for a party 0f 3 ad 1child....we are in london for a sat/sunday in october.....we will need to go gatwick/victoria...then tube it round london for both days....is it best to get a travel card?...or buy non express gatwick/victoria rail and use oysters for the tube?

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      Masham Jul 3, 2014 at 3:43 AM

      I've been to Masham just once before, other than the Market square are there other parking sites close by? Thanks

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    • Willow Caravan Park

      Walton-on-the-Naze Jun 23, 2014 at 5:58 AM

      Is Willows Caravan Park still there? I used to stay there when I was little in the early 60's Caroline and all that!

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    • Transfer at T2: Do i need to go through border control (immigration control)

      Heathrow Yesterday

      Hi, I'm Vietnamese citizen and I've a german permanent residence permit. I'm flying with BA from Munich, Germany to Seoul, Southkorea via London. My inbound flight will arrive at terminal 5 and outbound flight will also depart at T5. Do I have to pass through the border control or Immigration control. Do you know if I need a Transit visa?

      thank you very much in advance for your answer!

       

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    • Short Transit

      Heathrow Jul 15, 2014 at 7:34 AM

      I,m traveling from Milan to Heathrow with my wife she is continuing on after our arrival but I,m staying in London. Her flight does not depart for three hours after our arrival, can she get through customer as I need to exit to collect luggage so I can't stay airside. Are there any other options ?

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      Hoylake Jul 15, 2014 at 1:20 AM

      Are there buses running from Hoylake Wirral to West Kirby

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      Heathrow Jul 12, 2014 at 7:27 AM

      I am travelling on a domestic flight from Hrathrow T5 to Edinburgh next week at about 5pm. How long is security clearance taking at the moment?

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      Bristol Airport to Plymouth

      Plymouth Jul 9, 2014 at 4:34 AM

      Hi,

      What would be the best way to get from Bristol Airport UK to Plymouth? And is it possible to buy tickets online?

      Thank you!
      M.

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    • reliability of service in rush hour

      Market Harborough Jul 8, 2014 at 9:15 AM

      I am moving to market harborough next month and will be commuting to london everyday in the rush hours.
      Is the train service reliable? frequency of delays in the rush hour? and do you usually manage to find a seat on the train? According to my research there is no interchange so all trains are direct to london kingscross. Many thanks in advance for your comments/helps.

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      Afrobeat music in London ?

      London Jul 6, 2014 at 8:46 PM

      Hi everyone, where can one find concert venues or clubs that plays Afrobeat or similar music in London ? Thank you so much for your help .

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      Frinton-on-Sea Jul 3, 2014 at 7:51 AM

      Hello, Can I ride my horse on the beach? or what times are we allowed to?
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      Peter

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      iPhone use in England

      England Jul 19, 2014 at 9:37 PM

      I now have an iPhone. I have no problem communicating with family by email, but it may be that I will have to actually make a phone call. Can I do this with an iPhone as I don't think there is a sim card in it. (I traded in the phone with the sim card as it was so irritating - it would turn itself on in my pocket.) I don't know if it is unlocked or locked. Does an iPhone get locked? Do I have to buy a phone when I get there to use?

       

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    • Looking for a hotel

      Barrow in Furness Jul 17, 2014 at 3:18 PM

      Hi, I'm Hyun, from south Korea. I'm planning my first visit to the UK. I will come to Barrow in Furness from Windermere(Glencree, Windermere, LA23 2EQ). My last stay will be in Barrow in Furness and the next day I will have to go to train station to go to Manchester air port.

      So I'm looking for a hotel here, which hotel is within walking distance from the bus stop, to come and go back .

      please, help me with this problem.

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      Isle of Wight Jul 15, 2014 at 6:49 AM

      Hi, we are travelling to the IOW next month, it will be myself, my teenage son and our small dog. We are trying to fill the week up and looking for places to visit/do, can anyone recommend anywhere, preferably that are dog friendly, or things suitable for a teenager. Thanks

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      Liverpool Jul 14, 2014 at 7:50 AM

      When I was a boy it was free!! As a longtime Merseyside 'exile' in the South, please tell me the cost today... a simple Liverpool New Brighton return on the ferry as I am planning a return visit to the area for my 81st birthday next month.
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      CLOTHING for mid-Sept. VISIT

      Cornwall Jul 9, 2014 at 2:38 PM

      Hello from Canada!
      Hubs & I are visiting England in September & have a 4 day tour of southwest England planned for the middle of Sept.
      Can anyone advise what is the most appropriate casual attire for that time of year? Short, capris,jeans or ?
      real jacket for warmth? hoodie? Track shoes ok? or something waterproof? I know the weather changes quickly but like all females, I like to get some advice from those who have gone before me.
      Much thanks,
      Chris in Canada

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      Bristol Airport to Plymouth

      Plymouth Jul 9, 2014 at 4:47 AM

      Hi,

      I'm going to a conference in Plymouth next week. What would be the best way to get from Bristol Airport to Plymouth?

      Would be very thankful for tips.
      M.

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      Saint Ives Jul 8, 2014 at 2:58 PM

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      How much time needed to pass through customs?

      Luton Jul 7, 2014 at 1:33 PM

      Dear VT friends,
      I have question about Luton airport. As I'll be flying with two flights switching them Luton/Stansted, I wanted to know, how much time approximately takes the immigration things? I want to buy bus tickets but not sure how much time to count.
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    • Craft Fair

      Goathland Jul 2, 2014 at 10:46 AM

      Hi,
      I heard about a (craft) fair in Goathland on 9-10 July.
      Can someone confirm?
      We are staying in Staithes, no car, travelling by bus, I wouldn't like to go there in the wrong date :-) though I know it's a lovely village.
      Thanks a lot!
      Antonella

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    • What is Lancaster like (to live) just north of the river (i.e. around Skerton/Ryelands Park)

      Lancaster Jun 24, 2014 at 5:28 AM

      I am considering a move to Lancaster and have been looking at properties in this area (Skerton/Ryelands Park - between Torrisholme Road and Owens Road) but my husband is concerned that this is not a good area to live in...can anyone help and give an indication of what this area is actually like to live in? We have had a look at the crime stats which are low by comparison with where we are now but any help you can give would be greatly appreciate. Thanks

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    • Baggage transfer

      Heathrow Jul 16, 2014 at 6:46 AM

      If I buy a ticket from leeds to Hong Kong via Heathrow will my luggage be transferred automatically between flights. The leeds flight lands at terminal 3 and the hong kong flight leaves from terminal 5.

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    • Heathrow in the evening - Passport Control

      Heathrow Jul 2, 2014 at 7:40 AM

      I will be arriving into Heathrow Terminal 1 at 8:10 PM (20:10 PM). How long should I plan to clear passport control? I am not a European citizen.

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      London 18 hours ago

      What are the options for getting from Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick ??
      Fastest ??
      Cheapest ??
      etc
      thanks

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    • Renting a place in Stratford

      by shadowsandveils Online Now Jul 9, 2013 at 12:56 PM

      Hello everybody. I live in Washington D.C and would like to buy a place in Stratford to spend summers there. In the meantime I thought the best idea would be renting a flat see if I actually like the town that much: -) .What would you suggest? Is it a safe place to live in? I know it is very quaint and pretty when one is a tourist :-). Thank you.

      11 Answers Jul 14, 2013 at 1:50 PM
    • Heathrow airport to Stratford-upon-Avon

      by Barbadis Online Now Jun 25, 2013 at 8:37 AM

      Hi,

      I was wondering what's the best commute from Heathrow airport T1 to Stratford?
      Say on a Monday around 13 or 21 o'clock. Driving isn't an option and I've been trying to find smart Train / bus times.

      7 Answers May 30, 2014 at 7:26 AM
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      Bus service

      by KFEC Online Now Jun 23, 2013 at 9:20 PM

      We have tickets to Romeo and Juliet at 8 PM on Saturday, October 5, 2013.

      I believe the last train leaves before the play ends. Are there buses back to London after the play is done (sounds like between 10;30 - 11:30 PM)? If not, can one hire a driver to return to London at that time?
      Thank you

      8 Answers Jun 24, 2013 at 8:54 AM
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      Stratford Upon Avon - Anne Wood - Rosie and Jim; Ragdoll Productions; Teddy Bears

      by leecouk12324 Online Now Oct 28, 2011 at 5:19 PM

      Hi - off to Stratford Upon Avon in a couple of days.
      OK - well we all know that it is very famous for William Shakespeare.
      However i am very interested in what else there is to see?
      Many people are very negative about this - and many say there is little else to see - i do not believe this - there has to be some things other than Shakespeare.
      Now in my FootPrint Britain book it mentions about the Teddy Bear Museum - this looks no longer here - which is a damn shame.
      Then I was following in the footsteps of Anne Wood - famous for Telletubies - but also Rosie and Jim - so i would like to go to the Canal where it was flimed - i think Rosie and Jim was great. On google maps you can go to the former home of The Ragdoll Shop and you go to streetview you will see Rosie and Jim looking out of the top window.
      So would like to follow in footsteps of Anne Wood - and any other notable people that have had an effect on the town.
      Then there may be other things to see in Stratford Upon Avon.

      5 Answers Oct 30, 2011 at 1:34 PM
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      Room number for veiw of the river

      by vancan7 Online Now Aug 6, 2011 at 12:26 AM

      We are staying at the swan nest hotel for a w/e break. Has anybody stayed in a good room overlooking the river and what room number-s would be that be please. Note we are using Tesco vouchers!!!!

      3 Answers Aug 6, 2011 at 2:50 AM
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      Pudding Lovers Club

      by manuna Online Now May 19, 2011 at 7:12 AM

      I heard that there is one (the name may be not exact) not far from Shakespere's House. Can anyone help with more details, may be address?

      5 Answers May 19, 2011 at 12:22 PM
    • transport

      by celtic10 Online Now Mar 1, 2011 at 5:50 AM

      Hi
      I am presently in Bath and looking at visting beautiful Stratford-Upon-Avon, what is the most economical way to travel there from Bath. Also looking for budget accommodation I have been told YHA is quite good, only problem they say is bus into Stratford is 4 pounds each way, would this be correct seems expensive. Can anyone advise on transport into town.
      Cheers

      6 Answers Mar 2, 2011 at 8:38 AM
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      Would any visitors like a free ticket to Shakespeare's Birthplace?

      by tango_jd Online Now Mar 5, 2010 at 10:15 AM

      Hi - if anyone is going to Stratford before end of March 2010, I have a free ticket for Shakespeare's Birthplace (Worth £11 I think)
      @@ It must be used by 31st March.
      @@ It must be used by someone accompanied by one full-paying adult.
      Reply here and we can sort out how I post it to you - allow time for post!
      For information, it was given to me yesterday when I bought a "Subway" sandwich.
      FREE!
      (Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry". - Hamlet (Act I, Scene III)

      2 Answers Mar 6, 2010 at 6:36 AM
    • searching for shop visited in summer

      by jillepep Online Now Nov 30, 2009 at 2:47 PM

      Opposite the shakespeares birthplace heading back in direction of town we looked in a small jewellry shop selling pretty handmade jewellery. Can anyone tell me the name as I wanted to phone and order something. I've searched online but no luck. Thankyou
      Jill Pepper

      7 Answers Dec 2, 2009 at 11:06 PM
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      By cab, bus or train?

      by DelaneyDriscoll Online Now Jun 11, 2009 at 1:03 AM

      What is the best and least expensive way to get from the Birmingham Tuesday? Thank you for your help.

      2 Answers Jun 11, 2009 at 9:45 AM
    • travelodge

      by nech56 Online Now Jun 2, 2009 at 10:55 AM

      Are the travelodge rooms comfortable for an adult to share a bed with a 12 year old? As I mentioned we are 2 adults traveling with a 12 year old boy and a twelve year old girl.

      Is Reddich far from Stratford? Birmingham?

      Thanks again..the replies have been so helpful.

      4 Answers Jun 2, 2009 at 12:59 PM
    • thanks

      by nech56 Online Now May 19, 2009 at 11:48 AM

      You are all great...thanks for the great advice..how long a drive from Stratford to Heathrow? Warwick to Heathrow? London to each of them?

      3 Answers May 20, 2009 at 10:46 AM
    • Attractions in and near Stratford

      by nech56 Online Now May 19, 2009 at 7:50 AM

      We're thinking of staying in the Holiday Inn in Stratford for a couple of nights. Any comments on the hotel?
      Also would appreciate any suggestions of places to go with Stratford as a home base. We are two adults traveling with two 12-year-olds. We think
      warwick castle would be good and maybe Alton Towers. Any ideas on these or other places? We will have a hired car.

      11 Answers May 20, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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      What to do in the Stratford area

      by diamond_skies Online Now Oct 31, 2008 at 7:35 AM

      We are headed to Stratford next weekend and have been several times before so we are trying to find things to do in the surrounding area. We were in the Cotswolds in April so not sure we want to go back - unless someone can recommend them in November?

      Bournville has been suggested. We would probably give Cadbury World a miss (being a big Green & Black's fan I couldn't really show my face there!) but would the town itself be worth a visit? What about Warwick? The castle is waaaay too expensive to visit but what about the town?

      I guess what I am trying to find is someplace that would be a nice day trip from Stratford where we can have a dander about and take photos and might have some lovely autumn colours. Any ideas?

      31 Answers May 24, 2009 at 9:42 AM
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      What are some great Cotswold villages to visit?

      by amandajayne81 Online Now Jun 27, 2008 at 11:41 PM

      I have about 2 days to see some Cotswold villages in September. I like the look of Chipping Campden and Broadway (and of course Stratford-upon-Avon) but am wondering if I am missing out on any other must sees.

      I am travelling with mum and we are more interested in short walks (less than 5 miles within villages or in the countryside), and looking at lovely houses, etc than being inside museums.

      We will have a hire car.

      Sorry to have to post this in the Stratford-upon-Avon section. I couldn't find a 'Cotswolds' section.

      12 Answers Oct 16, 2008 at 12:56 AM
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      Getting from Stratford to Birmingham Airport early Sunday morning

      by wombles Online Now Feb 8, 2008 at 12:49 PM

      Hi, I've got a 9am flight booked from Birmingham on a Sunday morning. I've since discovered that not only does the bus outside my house not run into Stratford on a Sunday but the first train isn't until about 8am. Any bright transport ideas??

      2 Answers Feb 9, 2008 at 6:19 AM
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      Boscote Guest house

      by clarecas Online Now Jun 18, 2007 at 4:35 AM

      Hi,Has anyone stayed at the Boscote Guest Appartments?Do they provide you with basics to start you off in the kitchen?
      Thanks very much,
      clare

      2 Answers Jun 18, 2007 at 9:57 AM
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      In desperate need of a hotel!

      by clarecas Online Now Jun 14, 2007 at 1:15 PM

      Hi I was just wandering if anyone could help me. I'm a student and I'm travelling with a friend to stratford for three nights and are looking for cheap accomodation preferably not too far from the town centre. Unfortunately everything I've found is way above our budget, do you have any suggestion of hotels/hostels?or sites that can be helpful?
      Thanks very much,
      clare

      4 Answers Aug 23, 2007 at 12:31 AM
    • Injured Birds on the river

      by cazw16 Online Now Jun 2, 2007 at 2:38 PM

      I was walking near the river tonight and spotted an injured canadian goose with a bad leg. It couldn't put weight on it and didn't look to be able to swim.
      Do people check the birds over at any time? I heard that they were looked after but wasn't sure if they just fed them.
      I hate seeing any animal hurt so hope that people do check them, because Stratford isn't the best at night and would hate for it to get hurt.

      Your response would be much appreciated.

      Kind Regards Caroline Wright

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      Restaurant

      by robine Online Now May 1, 2007 at 6:54 AM

      We're going to the theatre this Saturday to celebrate my mother's 87th birthday. Could anybody recommend a good restaurant for dinner after the show?

      Thanks in advance, Robin

      4 Answers May 3, 2007 at 11:52 AM
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      Hertz car rental in Stratford

      by londonlover Online Now Mar 31, 2007 at 11:41 AM

      Hello,

      I see on Hertz car rental's website that they have a pick-up office at 1 Abbey Road in Straford-on-Avon, but I can't find any evidence of that on Stratord's websites, including the official tourist site or the railway station's site, so I'm a little suspicious of Hertz's claim. :) Can anyone verify that there are Hertz cars typically available to hire near the rail station in Stratford?

      Thanks,
      Tara

      1 Answer Apr 1, 2007 at 5:12 AM
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      Nice Hotel in Stratford upon Avon

      by kmuffle Online Now May 26, 2006 at 1:36 PM

      I am looking for a nice hotel there is no cost limit.

      It is for my in laws they are over 60 and would like a hotel with maybe some entertainment in the hotel in the evening, but with in possible walking distance to everything as I would like them to just park the car up and not need it again until they are going home.

      3 Answers Sep 13, 2006 at 3:02 PM
    • Holiday Inn Stratford upon Avon...Any comments?

      by HildaP Online Now Apr 19, 2006 at 7:33 AM

      I am traveling with 4 12 year old children and was thinking of staying at the Holiday Inn Stratford..Is the place good for children? Has anyone stayed there that can give me any input on it?

      Thanks :-)

      4 Answers May 28, 2006 at 1:03 AM
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      Monk's Barn Farm.

      by lou31 Online Now Jan 2, 2005 at 1:24 PM

      Hello....Has anyone stayed at a B&B called Monk's Barn Farm just south of Stratford. I am thinking about booking a 3 night stay there but would like to know a little bit more about the place. I would be grateful of any tips on B&B's in the area. Also I have heard of a place called the Shire Horse Centre. Is it worth a visit? Thanks in advance and cheers..............Louise

      4 Answers Jan 13, 2005 at 8:14 AM
    • Do you know this pub?

      by Silverarrow226 Online Now Dec 12, 2004 at 8:01 AM

      My husband and I had the time of our lives, way back in 1988, visiting with the locals at a Straford pub called the Fox Inn. They invitied us back again for 'Quiz Night'. I would love to take my kids there but don't remember where the pub is located. Does it even have the same name? Can anyone help? Thanks

      7 Answers Jan 4, 2005 at 10:12 AM
    • laundry service?

      by Silverarrow226 Online Now Dec 10, 2004 at 10:53 AM

      Can anyone tell me if there is a laundry service located in or near Strafrod-upon-avon that we can drop off and pick up the same day? Looking for the same thing near the West End of London. What would this cost? Thanks, Debbie

      1 Answer Dec 28, 2004 at 3:34 PM
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      Cotswolds tours

      by lou31 Online Now Oct 23, 2004 at 8:29 PM

      Hi to all, I will be in Stratford mid May next year and am trying to organise an itinery for my UK holiday. Can anyone tell me if I can get some sort of tour either day or overnight to the Cotswolds from Stratford? Also if I hired a car how far is it to places such as Broadway or Evesham and how long would a drive take? One more thing.......Can I catch a train from Stratford to Scotland and if not which would be the nearest station? Thanks in advance.........I'm in a bit of a pickle about how to best see the Cotswolds in 3 days. Cheers..................Louise

      3 Answers Oct 24, 2004 at 10:23 AM
    • Getting to Stratford-upon-Avon

      by Yuna_11 Online Now Apr 26, 2004 at 10:23 PM

      Hi, does anyone know how to get from the Warwick Castle to Stratford-upon-Avon? I know they are just about 8 miles away but does anyone know if there's a local bus that runs btw the two places? Thanks so much!

      1 Answer Apr 27, 2004 at 2:32 AM
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      Royal Shakespeare Company 40 Pound credit note

      by SleepyAngel Online Now Jul 2, 2003 at 5:25 AM

      Anybody wants the GBP 40 credit note for only GBP30? It'll be valid for 6 months (till about Feb 04). My friend stood me up on the trip and I don't need that credit note. Anyone wants it?

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      Room for rent

      by new_hope30 Online Now Dec 31, 2002 at 9:44 AM

      I am looking to rent a guest room in a home for the months of April and May, 2003, in either Stratford-upon-Avon or Telford. I need to be near public transportation in that I will not have a car. Does anyone have a recommendation as to how I can go about finding such accomodations? (Please keep in mind that I am making these arrangements from the U.S.) Any and all help would be greatly appreciated!! Thank you, Camille

      2 Answers Dec 31, 2002 at 2:31 PM