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    • What is ideal location for hotel. Do I need to book.

      Isle of Wight 13 hours ago

      We will be arriving on 1st July. We are only staying 2 nights with a car. Looking at the map would it be better to stay at Newport or Shanklin. We basically want to drive around the island and look at sights and shops etc.

      Bing July should we book first or drive onto island and hopefully find accommodation that we would like. We are both in our sixties.

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      Whats the average price of Harry Potter Studios facilities for lunch?

      London Jan 20, 2017 at 7:14 AM

      On the website is said that there are 2 restaurants available for lunch: The Blacklot and the Studio Café.
      Whats the average price for a meal on those places?

      Thanks!

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    • Eurostar to paris

      London Jan 12, 2017 at 1:52 PM

      Seat selection recommendations

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      Freddie Mercury

      London Jan 4, 2017 at 12:39 PM

      Hi there, I'm going to visit London next week and as a big fan of Freddie Mercury want to find some souvenirs with him like flags, t-shirts. Can somebody tell me where in London can I find such things to buy?
      Thanks in advance!

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    • how much money do you need to be granted a visa to visit the UK for 1 or 2 weeks?

      England Dec 25, 2016 at 12:22 PM

      In order to have the visa application approved, you need to show that you have a certain amount of money, the means to look after yourself for the duration of your stay and to get back to your home country on your own. You need to show that you have a reason to return home.. The person who will visit me from morocco is a student who wants to visit the UK for 1 or 2 weeks, they can also stay with me in my house so there is no need to pay for a hotel or anything like that, even food I would provide everything. But we dont know how much money they must show is in the bank account for the visa to be accepted or denied. There seems to be no guideline about any kind of threshold. Does anyone know more about how much money is needed for the visa application to be accepted?

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    • Question about a layover

      Heathrow Jan 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM

      I am from the USA and traveling internationally for the first time to Newcastle. I have a layover at Heathrow during the travel. I know in the USA you have to go through immigration and customs at the first port of entry into the country. Do I have to go through immigration and customs before I catch my flight to newcastle? I am traveling with American Airlines for the whole trip.

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    • VISA Question

      London Jan 1, 2017 at 5:01 PM

      Hello, guys. Here I have some dilemma. Due to UK's Immigration procedure, citizens of Ukraine need to obtain VISA to step on Her Majesty's soil. But, there are also some rumors that once you have NATIONAL LONG-TERM VISA (in my case, I'm currently holding National Long-term student VISA of Spain) from any EU/Schengen Agreement country, you could travel to GB without another. Please, reply me as soon as you can, because I've tried several times to figure it out both in UK's Government website and Spanish. None of them replied. Thank you in advance.

       

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      Where to from London?

      England Jan 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM

      Deciding whether or not to take advantage of a great deal on airfare to London but don't want to stay in London. Will have about a week to explore. Will/can have a car. Looking for small towns to explore. Just looking to chill. Any suggestions?

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      VT - Future

      London Jan 7, 2017 at 1:24 AM

      Sad to receive an email VT will close on 27th Feb. Being member from 2002 and finding it easy to ask and reply questions, will really miss this site.

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      Bus service

      Carlisle Nov 22, 2016 at 12:06 AM

      Is there a bus service from Court Square ( or nearby ) to The Sands Centre ( or near ). I can't seem to find what I'm looking for on the internet

      3 Answers Nov 22, 2016 at 7:20 AM
    • one night in lake district

      Lake District National Park Sep 11, 2016 at 10:56 AM

      hi all,
      Me and my wife are going to Glasgow on 19th Sep, but we want to stay one night in lake district on our way, can anyone tell me any nice place in lake district to stay for a night, we will arrive there by 3 pm , so we will have half day to visit any nice place.

      kindly send your suggestions.

      Regards

      3 Answers Sep 13, 2016 at 2:52 PM
    • Holidays in the Lake District

      Lake District National Park Apr 24, 2016 at 6:57 AM

      We (2 adults) are going to the lake district for holidays for 6 days in august. What do you recommend to visit in lake district? Where to stay?

      6 Answers Apr 25, 2016 at 4:18 AM
    • Small Pub or Inn by the river or a lake in Lake District

      Lake District National Park Mar 1, 2016 at 3:20 AM

      Hi, I am trying to find a small quaint little pub in the lake district that is situated on a lake side or a river running through it. I want to get married in a church in the lakes (open to where at) then take our small wedding party (30 guests) to a small quaint little pub for a meal. We want it to be a small low key affair that would suit us perfectly but not too small. The most important thing for us is that its picturesque and gorgeous!

      It's harder than you think to find this on the internet! Suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated!

      Thanks

      3 Answers Mar 3, 2016 at 1:38 AM
    • 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?

      9 Answers Apr 7, 2016 at 5:10 AM
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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

      27 Answers Apr 14, 2016 at 12:49 AM
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      Fly Fishing in Cumbria

      Cumbria Dec 17, 2015 at 12:38 PM

      We're going to be spending several weeks in Bowston, Cumbria this coming summer. It looks like there are some nice streams in the photos we've seen. Is fly fishing a sport in the Lake District? Should we bring our fly rods?

      Thanks.

      Dennis Berry

      5 Answers Dec 17, 2015 at 4:18 PM
    • 60th birthday

      Ambleside Aug 29, 2015 at 2:43 AM

      traveling to ambleside in the later end of sept having the Friday sat and sunday to do things. party of 10 people around same age, what can you recommend doing. my first visit to lake district

      6 Answers Aug 29, 2015 at 2:34 PM
    • visiting /sightseeing

      Lake District National Park Aug 27, 2015 at 5:02 PM

      - What are the most scenic and accessible- by car - thing/places to visit in the Lake D NP?

      Any reasonable place to stay?
      Great hikes - 3-4 hours?
      Thanks,
      Michael

      4 Answers Aug 28, 2015 at 3:51 AM
    • 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

      4 Answers May 7, 2015 at 7:19 AM
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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 :)

      4 Answers May 6, 2015 at 3:56 AM
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      Advice of Cumbrias Local

      Cumbria Apr 20, 2015 at 11:21 AM

      Hello! I need an advice of Cumbrias Locals. I have a pen friend who lives alone in a small village Mealsgate. We had been exchaiging letters every day for more than 3 months till last Thursday whan he didn't answer my last message. He is not a person who stops correspondence without any explination and I am afraid that he may be in trouble. He relocated to Mealsgate about 2 months and don't know his neighbours. Most people come to this place only for a weekend. So if he felt bad or locked or anything else it was possible that there were nobody to hepl! I had a such type bad experience when I couldn't open my bathroom door and thought that I might stay there forever. So I worry and don't know what to do. I found local police email but I am afraid they will dicide that it is a joke. I actually hope that he is fine but his computer is broken or just doesn't want to communicate but I would like to be sure that he doesn't need help.
      Any ideas?
      Thanks
      Irina

      10 Answers Apr 21, 2015 at 12:46 PM
    • Car park at Windermere

      Windermere Mar 28, 2015 at 6:12 PM

      Hi, I have book at day tour with mountain goats. We be driving up there and was wondering where can I park my car while we were on the tour. Any free parking?

      2 Answers Mar 29, 2015 at 4:31 AM
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      One day tours to lake district from Edinburg

      Lake District National Park Mar 25, 2015 at 3:10 AM

      Hi,
      Can anyone suggest one day tours to Lake district say Windermere which through my search have found to be one places that could be visited in Lake distrcit when you just have a day.

      3 Answers Mar 25, 2015 at 7:19 AM
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      Shopping Mall

      Barrow in Furness Mar 12, 2015 at 11:10 AM

      Where is the closest shopping mall?

      13 Answers Mar 14, 2015 at 2:25 AM
    • 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

      1 Answer Feb 16, 2015 at 10:18 AM
    • Could someone provide a rough plan for a trip please?

      Lake District National Park Sep 29, 2014 at 12:00 PM

      Hi,

      my parents are here from India and would like to spend a few days visiting the Lake District. Could you please recommend some rough plan of where which parts to visit and some hotel/b&b recommendations (if you happen to know of any).

      Bear in mind they will be traveling from London by train to get there and will have to use whatever forms of public transport, trains, buses/coaches to move around once there. They are quite elderly...so don't suggest the areas which are more for hiking etc. Just some nice scenic areas and if there are also some historic "stuff" to see would be great.

      Thanks for your responses in advance :)

      6 Answers Sep 30, 2014 at 4:44 AM
    • transportation

      Cumbria Aug 1, 2014 at 8:35 PM

      transportation by train from Carlisle to Whitehaven.do they still run trains on that route. I haven't been to carlsle or Whitehaven for 45 years

      2 Answers Aug 2, 2014 at 1:01 AM
    • 2 day tour of lakes with kids

      Lake District National Park Jul 26, 2014 at 4:26 AM

      We are visiting the lakes this summer and as it is only for 2 days, would like some advice on where to visit, drive, eat and camp (just for a night). We have 3 kids 13,9 and 5 plus a well behaved dog. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Many thanks

      2 Answers Jul 27, 2014 at 6:07 AM
    • lake district to Edinburgh?

      Lake District National Park Jul 24, 2014 at 2:55 AM

      Are there any buses or coaches travelling up to Edinburgh from the Lake District?

      5 Answers Jul 25, 2014 at 10:14 AM
    • 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.

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2014 at 3:30 AM
    • What s the nearest train station to Ullswater ???

      Ullswater Jun 15, 2014 at 1:52 AM

      What s the nearest train station to Ullswater ???
      thanks
      Dewi

      9 Answers Feb 11, 2016 at 1:43 AM
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      bus transport

      Cumbria Jun 1, 2014 at 8:27 PM

      any bus service from manchester airport to windermere?

      1 Answer Jun 2, 2014 at 12:06 AM
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      bus transport

      Cumbria Jun 1, 2014 at 8:26 PM

      bus from manchester airport to windermere?

      2 Answers Jun 2, 2014 at 12:05 AM
    • boating on lake coniston

      Coniston May 15, 2014 at 5:37 AM

      Is there a fee to sail a dinghy on lake coniston

      1 Answer May 15, 2014 at 10:17 AM
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      One day to spend - tips

      Lake District National Park Apr 12, 2014 at 2:58 PM

      I am planning to travel from London by Train to Manchester. Then take rental car to Lake District. Then I wanted to spend till noon next day to make return journey. This means I will have almost full 24 hours to spend wisely. Please suggest me an itinerary.

      4 Answers Apr 13, 2014 at 5:37 AM
    • Holiday away for me and my girlfriend in summer

      Lake District National Park Mar 9, 2014 at 11:06 PM

      Me and my girlfriend are planning a week away in the lakes this coming summer, we need somewhere nice but also relatively cheap to stay, preferably somewhere close to Windermere so we can just get the train as neither of us has a car.

      11 Answers Mar 11, 2014 at 7:56 AM
    • 505 bus stop for launch to brantwood

      Coniston Sep 18, 2013 at 4:12 PM

      Which bus stop should we get off for the launch to Brantwood? Google maps suggests there might be a stop actually at the jetty? Thanks, Mandy

      2 Answers Sep 18, 2013 at 11:57 PM
    • Accommodation required for next week!! :-)

      Lake District National Park Aug 20, 2013 at 12:37 PM

      Can someone recommend somewhere for family of five (2 Adults, 3 children 13,13 & 15) to stay on the lake. i.e. cottage, lodge, boat house, cabin etc.

      9 Answers Aug 21, 2013 at 6:27 AM
    • Dog friendly B&B Pub

      Lake District National Park Jul 28, 2013 at 9:42 AM

      I am looking for a quiet spot in the lakes to stay in a pub B&B that welcomes dogs, preferably close to the water at a price that wont break the bank can any one recommend such a place.

      6 Answers Jul 29, 2013 at 10:18 AM