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      Sally Lunns

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:39 AM

      Is this far from the railway station please?

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    • London Reconstructing of Big Ben

      London Nov 27, 2016 at 11:14 PM

      Hi all,
      I will be heading to London for the first time in Feb 2017.
      News had mention that the reconstructing of Big Ben will start in early 2017. The last news available was in April 2017 about the works. I have also read the FAQ at the parliament website but they do not really have an indicative date.
      Read that scaffolding will take 4-6 months to build. Not sure if the view in Feb will be much effected. Saw google images of the tower with scaffolding and it's not a very pretty sight. :(
      Anyone knows of any news of the work schedule or any comments much appreciated.

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      London Gatwick changes

      London Nov 25, 2016 at 10:24 AM

      I have posted this on the TRAVEL ALERTS section here on VT but don't know if there is any other place to post.

      From the 25th January 2017
      These changes take place at London Gatwick
      British Airways will operate from South Terminal
      Easyjet and Virgin will operate from the North Terminal.

      Found this when I tried to book parking at Gatwick's aiport and this warning came up.

      Feel free to move to any appropriate section

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      Airside transit or visitor in transit visa or no visa requirement in heathrow airport?

      Heathrow 21 hours ago

      Hi everybody, I am Brent, from Vietnam. Now Im living in Hungary and then I have resident permit of an EEA members (as Hungarian resident permit).
      In Jan 2017, my friend (Hungarian) and I (vietnamese, have an EEA resident permit) is going to travel to Vietnam by British Airways, in which we will transit in Heathrow Airport for about 5 hours. We are arriving to heathrow in terminal 3 and then departing in terminal 4. So please help us, in this case, do we need to apply for the airside transit visa or visiting in transit visa?

      1. We have 2 ways ticket (go to vietnam and back to hungary)
      2. We are a Hungarian and Vietnamese (Have hungarian resident permit) and ofc valid passport and vietnamese visa.
      3. British airways has confirmed that our checked bags will be sent directly to the last destination.
      4. We have to change terminal in the Heathrow airport.

      Thanks very much and best regard !!

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    • TERMINAL TRANSFER

      Heathrow Nov 24, 2016 at 2:05 AM

      I am travelling from Delhi to Terminal2 I have to get my complete luggage and then go to Terminal 3 for check IS this possible or I have to get visa

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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

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      New Years Eve

      London Dec 6, 2016 at 3:04 PM

      Hi there, I am travelling to London over the new year with my Girlfriend. We've left it a bit last minute but we're wondering if anyone has any good suggestions on how to spend NYE. Whether that be a dinner and dance, street party, and kind of event really to make it a memorable new year? All suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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    • Leeds, Temple Newsam, where to stay

      Leeds Nov 11, 2016 at 2:55 PM

      I plan to drive from the Scottish Borders, stopping at Hadrian's Wall then to Leeds where I'd spend one night then visit Temple Newsam the following morning.

      Can anyone recommend a pleasant b&b near TN?

      Is Temple Newsam in the city, a suburb or rural area? I'd like to stay in a less populated area.

      I haven't been able to learn much on the net. Is Wakefield convenient to TN?

      Thanks!

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    • Best area to stay

      London Nov 17, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Which area is the best location and most convenient to stay? Traveling with my husband and 8 year old! Want to be somewhat close to all the sightseeing! TIA!

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      Best restaurants in Nottingham, near City of Caves

      Nottingham Dec 5, 2016 at 7:18 AM

      Hi!
      I'm planning a trip to Nottingham where I will show my friends the sandstone beauty, the City of Caves. Since we may spend there a lot of time, I need some recommendations on good cafes/restaurants/pubs near this attraction to have a dinner at. Where would you go? =) The cuisine doesn't matter, but the distance does (it should be near the City of Caves). I've found a list of restaurants at alltheviews.com/restaurants-... but still can't decide on a place to visit. Is Ibérico World Tapas really great?

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    • Is this a good place to celebrate birthday in London?

      London Dec 5, 2016 at 4:23 AM

      Hi all,
      I'm new here and I hope you can help me with advice:
      Being studying various restaurant comparing sites (Tripadvisor, Michelin, Alltheviews...), I decided to try out Ye Olde Mitre Yelp and Tripadvisor estimate it pretty high (as I can judge from alltheviews.com/Ye-Olde-Mitr...), but I want a real person opinionб who has been there recently. I forgot to mention the reason - why I'm choosing a place to go out: we want to celebrate my father's bithday and he likes bars a lot. So, we need one with a good atmosphere.

      So, is Ye Olde Mitre a good place to go to for a celebration?

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    • Oyster or contactless

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 10:39 AM

      is there any advantage to buying the oyster cards or is using concatless cards just the same.

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    • Best area to stay

      London Nov 17, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Which area is the best location and most convenient to stay? Traveling with my husband and 8 year old! Want to be somewhat close to all the sightseeing! TIA!

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    • Best transportation to Stonehenge and Glastonbury Tor

      London Dec 5, 2016 at 9:14 AM

      I will be visiting London for 3 days in March. I would like to take a day to visit Stonehenge and Glastonbury Tor (both in the same day).

      I saw there was a tour offered that included them both, but they are only on Fridays, and unfortunately I will not be there at that time.

      What is the best way to travel from London to these two sites? Rail? Bus? Some other way?

      Thank you for any information.

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      The Royal Crescent

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:12 AM

      Hi is this museum easy to find from the railway station, also how much time does it take to get round?

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    • Family attractions

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 10:43 AM

      I need to keep two young children and 3 young adults entertained.

      I´ve book tussauds and the london eye. We are hoping to go to Winterwonderland and see Buckinhgam palace. Are there any must sees or child freindly activities.

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    • Cheap accommodation near London

      London Nov 24, 2016 at 11:47 AM

      Hello! I'm travelling to London this Saturday, but I don't have a place to stay yet. I will be in London for 1 month and I was wondering if you recommend any location near London where it might be cheaper, or if you know of any Web page in which people offer rooms for short term accommodation. Thank you so much!

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      Narrowboat Holidays on English canals.

      England Dec 5, 2016 at 4:46 PM

      Mrs Flying.Scotland and I are considering a one week canal boat holiday next August / September. We will both be 70, are reasonably fit, and want a trip that goes through small towns and villages with good canalside pubs and nice countryside too. Can anyone suggest what is their favourite canal trips and also any pointers for first time canal boaters. Thanks for any help you can give us. Bruce

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      Weatherspoons

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:43 AM

      Is there one in Bath please?

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    • Luggage storage on departure day .

      London Nov 21, 2016 at 7:50 PM

      The accommodation we have booked dont have luggage storage facilities on our departure day. We check out at 10 and have a train booked for 4. I've checked at the train station and the cost is £87. ( 1 case and 6x Hand luggage) is this my only option? We were hoping to use our last day to visit winter wonderland .

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    • visiting highclere castle from london

      London Nov 18, 2016 at 2:11 PM

      best way to get to HIghclere Castle from London. I was going to take a tour from London but they all include other stops for a full day. I'd just like to go to the castle and gardens. Any thoughts

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      London & Ireland for 2 Weeks - Seeking Advice

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 3:28 PM

      My husband and I are thinking of doing this trip next summer (likely mid-July or early August).

      We want to spend 2 weeks: 1 week in/around London then 1 week for Ireland including travel time.

      We have lots we want to do in London - I am a huge British monarchy & literary history buff, plus we have some family in Suffolk so I feel like we have enough to occupy us there for a week. Then we were thinking of doing the rail & sail through Wales to Dublin and renting a car in Dublin to cruise around a bit for 5 days. We'd like to stay in Dublin a few nights, want to visit Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher, maybe drive the Wild Atlantic Way, and stay in Galway as well. We'd then have to head back to London as I'm sure it will be cheaper to fly in/out of there.

      Does this sound like a feasible trip? Any recommendations you can offer for the Ireland leg - that itinerary is just based on the very basic things I know about Ireland, obviously, so very open to hearing what you all think! Any suggestions for things to do in London, too, are appreciated.

      We are planning on getting an airbnb outside the city centre for London and also wondering about affordability of lodgings in Dublin/Galway. Thanks!

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    • London Travel

      London Dec 3, 2016 at 7:49 PM

      Hello Good Day. I am travelling to London for a day on 24th Dec. Can you please let me know:
      1. What ticket can I purchase for a days journey from Heathrow 5 to central London which would work on trains and buses for the day.
      2. Can I purchase the ticket at Heathrow Terminal 5
      3. How much will it cost and can i use credit card issued internationally.
      4.. Are there any timings restrictions for trains or buses as it is a Saturday and Christmas eve.
      Thank you for your help. Best Regards.

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      Helpful advice

      London Nov 26, 2016 at 10:08 AM

      What is the least expensive and best time to try and send my parents to London?

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    • Any suggestions

      London Nov 18, 2016 at 1:19 PM

      Im visiting London soon. We are a family of 7 , 4 kids 2 x19, 17, 8 and 7. We are staying on tower bridge road. Hopefully visiting London eye, buckingham palace, hyde park, Tower bridge and Tusaudes and hoping to see the sky gardens too.
      Can anyone offer local info on places to eat on tower bridge road. We´ll probablly need to be near the apartment early evening for the younger children.

      Also is transport easy from tower bridge road into the centre ? Is it easy enough to get 2 x cabs to take us into the centre or will we need to get a bus to the local tube station.

      Any info or tips will be muchly appreciated.

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    • cheap shoes?

      Teignmouth Jul 27, 2016 at 3:18 PM

      Where can i get shoes (Trainers) for not more than £10?

      3 Answers Jul 27, 2016 at 3:37 PM
    • Romantic atmosphere

      Brixham Jun 13, 2016 at 2:38 PM

      During our stay my wife and I will celebrate our 12th anniversary Is there anything romantic to do

      2 Answers Jun 17, 2016 at 3:07 PM
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      cornwalls atalantic coastal walk and surrounding walks

      Devon May 26, 2016 at 4:13 AM

      cornwalls atlantic coastal walk ....any suggestions, tips please

      2 Answers May 26, 2016 at 12:06 PM
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      CIU club in Exeter centre

      Exeter May 3, 2016 at 1:51 PM

      Is there a CIU club wmc in Exeter city centre or near?

      3 Answers May 3, 2016 at 2:20 PM
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      Walk time . Seaton.

      Devon Apr 3, 2016 at 4:02 AM

      Please, how far in time and distance is Beer from Seaton walking.? ps is there a bus ?

      2 Answers Apr 3, 2016 at 4:37 AM
    • bus to cockington

      Cockington Aug 3, 2015 at 12:41 AM

      Hi can we take dogs on the 62 bus and can we use our torbay day riders issued by stagecoach

      3 Answers Aug 3, 2015 at 11:30 AM
    • Travel to dartmoor

      Dartmoor National Park Jul 12, 2015 at 2:47 PM

      Excited for my first trip to Dartmoor. What is the best route from London to Bovey Tracey

      7 Answers Jul 12, 2015 at 11:53 PM
    • Plymouth, England

      Plymouth Jul 5, 2015 at 4:09 AM

      Hi there - 1) pls advise best way to travel from Heathrow airport to Plymouth (near Plymouth uni). 2) my son n I have about 10days to spare, what are the places we can go for shopping n sightseeing not so far off Plymouth 3) should we rent a car to move around? Looking forward to receive suggestions. Thank you in advance, Hellen

      8 Answers Jul 5, 2015 at 12:38 PM
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      How to find a tennis partner?

      Exeter Jun 15, 2015 at 1:38 AM

      Hi! I'm going to be in Exeter under July (educational course)and want to find a person to play tennis with. Is it possible?

      3 Answers Jun 15, 2015 at 3:13 AM
    • Bus routes in derriford Plymouth

      Plymouth May 26, 2015 at 9:38 AM

      Bus routes in derriford plymouth

      1 Answer May 26, 2015 at 10:41 AM
    • best way to get to Lundy Island from the mainliand

      Lundy Island Apr 17, 2015 at 3:47 AM

      Hi, we are visiting the area in the next couple of weeks and would like to visit Lundy for the day. What is the best boat / ferry service to use from Lynton down to Clovelley Area?

      Thank you

      4 Answers Apr 17, 2015 at 7:37 AM
    • Two years Barnstaple vs Truro

      Barnstaple Mar 15, 2015 at 11:11 AM

      I'm a Junior doctor in my early 20s and I have to choose between Barnstaple or Truro to live for the next two years for work, which one is better in terms of entertainment, cost of living and beauty?

      7 Answers Mar 25, 2015 at 9:43 AM
    • Athenaeum Street on Plymouth Hoe.... Please help with history

      Plymouth Jan 4, 2015 at 3:34 PM

      Hi, I am researching my property on the Plymouth Hoe but having a bit of trouble:( It was built in 1749 and stands as the first and largest house on Athenaeum Street. It was mentioned to of been built originally for a nobleman connected to St Andrews church and later rumored to of been used as the American Consulate during WW11, following that to be owed by Danny La Roue. These references where given to us by a man researching the area staying at the hotel across the road but he was just vacating so only spoke for a few mins. We also had a note left in the house from the previous owners when we purchased the property in 2009. The exterior of property was remodeled by Foulston during the development of Athenaeum Street in the 1800's and later the house was separated into 2 parts in 1903 (of which I purchased the main). The problem that I am having is that as the property is so old, I can not find out what the house was originally named or what the address would of been before Athenaeum Street was developed around it. I have found it may of been built on the site of ' Kingsdon Sq' from one old map also that it was not eligible to pay taxes from another map. I don't know the original owners details and can not find any pictures of any form dating back that far. I have been trying to collate the History with our son as a project for some time but the National Archives allude us. The property has been Grade II Listed and we think it's history really should be unearthed. We have also checked the census from 1851 and found the Baddeley family here who married in with the female Edgecumbes which to this day we still finde the Baddeley's and Edgecumbes very closely connected around the world. They also had alot of dealings in India. Please can anyone help at we have hit a wall ?

      With kindest regards :) 30 Athenaeum Street PL1 2RQ

      3 Answers Jan 4, 2015 at 11:15 PM
    • OLDENBURG TIMETABLE FROM LUNDY

      Lundy Island Nov 23, 2014 at 8:02 AM

      is there an ms oldenburg time table for departures FROM Lundy 2015. i have managed to download departure times and arrival times for Bideford and Ilfracombe but not similar for Lundy back to mainland

      4 Answers Nov 23, 2014 at 10:52 PM
    • my first trip

      Paignton Aug 5, 2014 at 7:59 AM

      me and the wife are going to paignton in a couple of weeks was wondering what the night life is like there. we like food beer and music but not in that order and some quiet time at night on the odd occasion.day time cafes food no beer pleasant walks

      3 Answers Aug 6, 2014 at 3:46 PM
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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.

      3 Answers Jul 10, 2014 at 3:36 PM
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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.

      2 Answers Jul 9, 2014 at 6:50 AM
    • Heather in June?

      Dartmoor National Park Jun 9, 2014 at 3:32 PM

      Does any Heather bloom as early as June upon the moors?

      2 Answers Jun 10, 2014 at 12:51 PM
    • stansted to plymouth

      Plymouth Jun 9, 2014 at 12:31 AM

      what is best way to get there?

      4 Answers Jun 9, 2014 at 6:37 AM
    • Dog friendly places to eat in Dartmouth

      Dartmouth May 18, 2014 at 2:42 AM

      Hi, as per the title, can anyone recommend places where we can take our dog in Dartmouth for lunch, preferable Sunday Lunch otherwise any places which does nice decent food where pets are permitted?

      Thanks Ryan

      2 Answers May 18, 2014 at 8:39 AM
    • Diving Lundy

      Clovelly Apr 18, 2014 at 6:02 AM

      Hi,
      We are staying/diving on Lundy Island but picking a dive boat up from Clovelly.
      With heavy dive equipment we need to drop off dive & camping equipment to the boat & leave 2-3 cars in Clovelly.
      Could you please advise on dropping off equipment & 3 days parking close to the habour....!!!!!!

      2 Answers Apr 18, 2014 at 7:14 AM
    • Slapton expert required

      Slapton Feb 24, 2014 at 3:28 AM

      I am looking for someone to do a short talk on the events in Slapton and area in the run up to D-Day for a group of French people who will be visiting in May 2014. Can anyone help?

      1 Answer Feb 24, 2014 at 11:07 AM
    • Where is this place?

      Exeter Nov 17, 2013 at 5:33 AM

      Hi, about 10 years ago I was in hospital in exeter. An old lady was going in to town. I needed to buy a new mobile phone and asked to go along.

      When I got there I saw an amazing place, it had some old roman/Athens looking remains which were very big, and a totally different looking building, it is only the frame left, made of a sort of brown stone with small bubbly holes like a wispa chocolate bar, it was very weathered.

      I would like to visit it again, but don't know exactly where it was too.

      About 40 minutes bus drive from a hospital in exeter Devon.

      Please help me find this place again, I have drawn a picture here;

      s12.postimg.org/4el4gwh8t/wh...

      Thank you for any help.

      Thanks

      Rachael.

      9 Answers Nov 17, 2013 at 11:04 PM
    • bern1@live.co.uk

      Brixham Oct 24, 2013 at 1:34 PM

      Hi
      Any suggestion where I can get a decent street map of Brixham and the surrounding area ?
      I was in Brixham a couple of weeks ago and was unable to locate one nor did I find the Information Centre ( I now know it is inside Hob Nobs but how do you know that from the signposts in the harbour ?)
      Thanks in advance
      Regards
      Bern

      3 Answers Oct 25, 2013 at 1:14 AM
    • cost to taxi

      Exeter Sep 21, 2013 at 5:39 AM

      how much is a taxi from exeter airport to the train station and how long does it take?

      2 Answers Sep 23, 2013 at 3:01 AM
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      transport and bus fares

      Slapton Aug 19, 2013 at 10:36 PM

      What time. Is earliest bus from plymouth to slapton

      1 Answer Aug 19, 2013 at 11:19 PM
    • Crab fishing

      Exmouth Aug 3, 2013 at 12:44 PM

      Where is good crab fishing near exmouth

      1 Answer Aug 3, 2013 at 2:59 PM
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      day trips by public transport

      Exeter Jul 13, 2013 at 4:21 AM

      Hello there. I'm planning to spend a few days in Exeter in September, during the week, and won't have a car. How easy is it to do day trips or e.g. walking on Exmoor if relying on public transport? Any suggestions for nearby places to visit?

      Cheers. L

      4 Answers Jul 13, 2013 at 7:49 AM
    • Cost of mooring and entry

      Lundy Island Jul 10, 2013 at 2:44 PM

      We hope to camp for a single saturday night, arriving in our own rib.

      How much will this cost to moor our boat?
      Camp for 2 people for one night?
      Does someone have to transport your bags?
      Is that recommended?

      Can anyone help?

      2 Answers Jul 10, 2013 at 3:35 PM
    • Places to go at the weekend

      Tavistock Jul 3, 2013 at 9:15 AM

      Hi, my question was wiped during login, however I wondered fi anyone could recommend a dog friendly beach near to Tavistock or dog friendly places to go this weekend.
      Cheers
      Tracy

      2 Answers Jul 4, 2013 at 9:41 AM