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    • Windermere to Coniston by bus

      Windermere Feb 16, 2015 at 10:14 AM

      What are the route numbers of buses from Windermere to Coniston
      thanks

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    • Socialising

      Southend-on-Sea Feb 8, 2015 at 2:56 PM

      Shall be in Southend for a weekend, on 22 February 2015. I am gent, would like to know decent places where to mingle and make friends, pub or club. Can do a bit of salsa, Ceroc, ballroom and Latin dancing.

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      Advice on Hotel/B&B near Minack Theatre in Cornwall near Penzance?

      Penzance Feb 22, 2015 at 12:17 PM

      We plan on attending an evening play at the Minack Theatre, which I believe is near Penzance, but have booked a self-catering cottage in Port Isaac. Since the play will be getting out later in the evening and we are both unfamiliar with the local roads, as well as unaccustomed to driving on the left hand side of the road, we thought it wise to book one night nearby the Minack Theatre. Would anyone have a suggestion as to what would be a reasonable and relatively safe route and hotel to stay at for an overnight?? Thank you!

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    • bristol night life plus eating out

      Bristol Feb 20, 2015 at 12:41 AM

      staying at the marriott ,looking for good night life near by,also eating places

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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

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    • Meet my girl friend T2 departure lounge

      Heathrow Feb 3, 2015 at 1:09 PM

      Please I need answer for this question before I booked my tickets.Can I see my girl friend in terminal 2 departure at heath row airport, I planning to book flight to her from London to Manchster the flight from T2 at 12:25 p.m while I will be is same terminal at 06:00 am heading to ORD in international flight..Does the domestic and international departure lounge in same area so I can meet her and hook up for while...Thanks..by the way I am US citizen and I have UK refusal Entry before that.

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    • London to Harwich

      London Yesterday

      Are there any good cheap transportation from London to Harwich?

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    • Easter in London

      London Yesterday

      We may be in London during Easter. Is there any parades or special events during that time? What's a great place for brunch on Easter dinner?

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    • Information on eateries

      Haworth Feb 10, 2015 at 3:33 AM

      Hi Is there a cafe in Haworth that does hight tea or cream teas?

      Any tips on best place for meal out at night also for 5 sisters?

      Thansk

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      Mansfield to Liverpool Airport on the M6?

      Liverpool Feb 9, 2015 at 7:27 PM

      Hello, I was planning on renting a car in Mansfield heading to Liverpool Airport for a 4:35 PM Ryanair flight on a Wednesday. Google maps says the trip is 2 hour 10 minutes long. Any comments would be greatly appreciated.

       

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      What is the actual address in London of Dollis Hill WW2 bunker / paddock

      London Feb 13, 2015 at 10:15 AM

      I am looking to visit this location and would like to know the actual location address and which Tube stop closest to the old Dollis Hill bunker. Any other comments are welcome.
      Thank you in advance.

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    • Heathrow airport luggage storeage

      London Jan 29, 2015 at 3:37 PM

      Does anyone know if you can store suitcases at the Heathrow airport in London? We have a train ride after our landing in London and want to leave our luggage for a subsequent cruise for a few days at the airport in a secure facility? Is there such a place that someone has experience with?

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    • coach drop off

      Stratford-upon-Avon Feb 23, 2015 at 10:10 AM

      hi can anyone tell me how far is the national express coach drop of is from the town centre please as im walking into town as im staying at Premier Inn payton street...Thanks Beinda

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    • What to carry?: Going to Newbury for 1 year from India

      Newbury Feb 17, 2015 at 1:47 AM

      What to carry?: Going to Newbury for 1 year from India with family

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    • Fastest way to get there

      Dover Feb 15, 2015 at 6:44 PM

      can anyone give me advice on how to get from Dover to London and then on to Plymouth? My sister and I are traveling from Canada and are having a hard time trying to book the train.

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      pubs in brighton

      Brighton Feb 2, 2015 at 5:34 AM

      Hi could you tell me some really nice old pubs aroound Brighton

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      Radisson blu Edwardian hotel near 02

      London Jan 31, 2015 at 12:05 PM

      We have an event booked for the 02 and were looking for a hotel, the radisson blu came up and looked really nice.
      Can anyone tell me if it's possible to walk to the 02 as it says it's only 0.4 miles, or how far the walk is to the nearest tube station to get to North Greenwich
      Thanks

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      London travel advisory - Bus strikes.

      London Jan 28, 2015 at 3:49 PM

      I realise this is not a question and I have posted the information in the relevant London transportation page but I post it here additionally in the hope it may save travellers inconvenience as people may not see it elsewhere.

       

      Following a number of strikes already this month the Unite union have decided yet again to seriously disrupt public transport in London with a series of three strikes affecting the buses. They are planned for 5th, 13th and 16th February from 0001 hours to 2359 hours on each occasion. This will obviously have a knock-on effect on night buses both prior to and after the strikes.

       

      Travellers are advised to check and replan their journey if necessary. Details of how to do this can be found on the Government website

       

      http://www.tfl.gov.uk/

       

      As always, I shall update this if the situation changes.

       

      Hope this assists,

       

      fergy.

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    • Busy town and accommodation close to Bronte Parsonage

      Yorkshire Dales National Park Feb 13, 2015 at 4:30 AM

      Could anyone recommend a busy town (that has character and some independent shops rather than usual high street shops) and a reasonably priced B&B/hotel (not a chain hotel) that is close to get to from train station in West Yorkshire from London whilst visiting other tourist attractions like Bronte Parsonage?  Thanks.

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      Best way to Travel between London and Rugby

      London Feb 11, 2015 at 7:41 AM

      I will be staying in London during March, but will be going to Rugby for a few days. What is the best and cheapest way to travel from London to Rugby and return? Is it better going by train or coach? I don't have the exact hours I want to travel, but I know I will need to go to Rugby on March 4th and return to London on March 9th. Is it better to order a return ticket from the start or each way seperately? What about where to buy the ticket, is it best to do it beforehand on the internet or just buy the tickets when I am travelling? Would a coach be cheaper than train? Are there any cheaper options? Besides that, I would need to go from Rugby to Birmingham and return and from London to Wareham, Dorset. What are my cheapest travel options?
      Thanks,
      Hessel

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    • Walking around Victoria at night

      London Feb 5, 2015 at 3:58 PM

      Hi, I'm a little bit concerned about walking around Victoria station at night. I'll be at The White Ferry House hostel on 2 Sutherland street and need to take a train at 6 am at the station. I'll be walking white a huge travel bag plus huge luggage but there is no bus between them and a taxi can't be happy to take me so close. Does anyone think that should be a problem to walk around there at that time with lots of luggage? Thank you all for your help =]

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    • Best way to transfer from Heathrow T2 - T5 for domestic flight (with non connecting flight)

      London Feb 5, 2015 at 2:28 AM

      Hi,

      I am flying from Shanghai to London arriving at T2 but since i am flying with a non connecting flight, i will need to pick up my luggage and then transfer to T5 and check in again for my domestic flight to Newcastle. Can someone tell me whats the best way and quickest way to travel to from T2 to T5. I have 2 big suitcases and a hand luggage with me so a bit of hassle to move around. My flight has 3 hours connection so is that doable? Please advise

      Thanks
      Amanda

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    • Meet my girl friend T2 departure lounge

      Heathrow Feb 3, 2015 at 1:09 PM

      Please I need answer for this question before I booked my tickets.Can I see my girl friend in terminal 2 departure at heath row airport, I planning to book flight to her from London to Manchster the flight from T2 at 12:25 p.m while I will be is same terminal at 06:00 am heading to ORD in international flight..Does the domestic and international departure lounge in same area so I can meet her and hook up for while...Thanks..by the way I am US citizen and I have UK refusal Entry before that.

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    • Public Transport

      Bourton on the Water Jan 31, 2015 at 6:32 AM

      Hi. Can anyone help? I'm thinking of visiting Bourton-On-The-Water for a day this spring. I have looked at trains but it takes too long to get there with multiple changes. Are there any coaches that leave from Coventry or the West Midlands and return the same day? Thanks in advance. Jo

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    • from st pncras s tation

      London Jan 29, 2015 at 2:14 AM

      hi how can I reach from st pancrass station camberwell by public transport
      thanks
      urgent my son is his way by eurotar

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      In Birmingham for 1-2 days

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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?

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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
    • Quick stay

      Coventry Sep 17, 2013 at 4:00 PM

      Staying three days. in Meriden coventry. What is the best things to see in and around the area. Going around Sept. Thank you.

      6 Answers Sep 19, 2013 at 11:01 PM
    • Parking costs

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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?

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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

      Birmingham 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