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      Best restaurants in Nottingham, near City of Caves

      Nottingham 9 hours ago

      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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      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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    • Best transportation to Stonehenge and Glastonbury Tor

      London 7 hours ago

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

      London 12 hours ago

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Tax free shopping

      Heathrow Nov 5, 2016 at 5:53 PM

      I have purchased some stuff from the UK and have tax free shopping forms that I have filled.
      But in order to get the tax I need to show the goods to the customs officer. As I would have checked in my luggage. How is it possible?
      Can I go through customs before checking in the luggage.

      I will be departing from terminal 4

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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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    • Transit visa

      England Nov 5, 2016 at 11:14 PM

      Good day.My family (live in Tallinn) is flying on vacation in January on Gran Canaria in transit through London( 6 hours at Luton airport) and back through Leeds (5 hours)
      My daughter has a European passport(11 years) and me and my wife of the Estonian alien's passport.
      We need transit visas? and how to make them? Thank you in advance for the answer

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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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    • London Travel

      London Yesterday

      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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    • 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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    • 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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      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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    • Best area to stay in London

      London Dec 3, 2016 at 11:50 AM

      My sister and I are heading to London in January for a week before starting a tour through Europe. We have never been to London before so we want to see as much as we can eg. West End, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, British Musuem. Just wondering what suburbs would be the best to stay in- close to the action and/or close to public transport?
      We would be wanting to stay in hotels (but not super expensive ones).
      Thanks for your help!

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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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      car rental

      Southampton Mar 16, 2016 at 9:11 AM

      We will be arriving at beth 101 City Cruise Terminal on May 21 on the Navigator of the Seas and wish to rent a car for two weeks. Which car hires are close by and recommended?
      Cheers!

      3 Answers Mar 17, 2016 at 6:05 AM
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      Walk Hampshire - England

      Hampshire Nov 19, 2015 at 8:20 AM

      Hello,
      Does there anybody here live in Alton, Hampshire, or is there anybody here is a walk-enthusiast, who had done some walks in Hampshire : Alton - Chawton - Farringdon (Upper) - Selborne; walk the South Down National Park and / or benefiting the South Down's rambler services (Refer to : Visit-Winchester or Visit-Hampshire) ?
      I am interested in those activities, yet haven't "seen" the latest reviews on them.
      Thanks anyone for sharing and posting reviews.

      1 Answer Nov 19, 2015 at 1:12 PM
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      Best Indian in town

      Basingstoke Nov 5, 2015 at 6:37 AM

      Off to Basingstoke for a weekend in a couple of weeks. Sat/Sun

      Can anyone recommend a good Indian/Chinese for 2 people on a Saturday evening,

      Regards,
      Paddington!

      1 Answer Nov 5, 2015 at 7:30 AM
    • Brittany Ferry to St Malo, France/Loire Valley Chateaus

      Portsmouth Jul 15, 2015 at 1:05 PM

      would like to take ferry from Portsmouth to St. Malo - to see Mont St Michel and chateaus in Loire Valley. Going in October - 3 adults with suitcases, no cars. Arrival is on a Sunday - what is the best way to get around once we arrive in "Bretagne" (St. Malo)?
      thanks

      2 Answers Jul 15, 2015 at 3:08 PM
    • Brittany Ferry to Saint Malo, France

      Southampton Jul 15, 2015 at 9:02 AM

      Has anyone taken the Brittany Ferry from Southhampton to Saint Malo? Planning to take in early Oct to see Mont Saint Michel and also Loire Valley before heading into Paris. Three adults travelling with luggage and no car..

      6 Answers Jul 15, 2015 at 2:52 PM
    • Things to do at Southampton Pier

      Southampton Jun 21, 2015 at 11:07 AM

      Hi all -

      I will be at Southampton Pier for a day. Are there things to do within walking distance or should I travel out of the area?

      Thanks for any responses.

      Laura

      11 Answers Jun 22, 2015 at 12:47 AM
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      Places to eat and visit

      Southampton Jun 8, 2015 at 3:18 AM

      Hi,

      Kindly let me know for the places of visit in Southampton and nice places to eat with veg options please.

      Anything that is must to do in Southampton, please let me know..

      thanks in advance.

      2 Answers Jun 8, 2015 at 9:52 AM
    • 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

      3 Answers May 23, 2015 at 3:56 AM
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      Tours from South Hampton

      Southampton Apr 6, 2015 at 9:43 AM

      My husband and myself will be in SouthHampton May 24 and 25. Any suggestions of tours that would take us to Bath and Salisbury; by passing Stonehenge. Thank you.

      3 Answers Apr 6, 2015 at 10:21 AM
    • Things to do in Southampton

      Southampton Apr 2, 2015 at 4:24 AM

      On a cruise that will be in Southampton for 1 day. Did not want to do the ships bus trip into London and thought I might stay around Southampton. Can anyone suggest what or could I do for the day. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

      6 Answers Apr 2, 2015 at 4:58 PM
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      Transit from Southampton Port to Portsmouth Ferry port

      Southampton Mar 18, 2015 at 3:14 PM

      My wife and I will be arriving via cruise ship into Southampton in July '15 and will need to transfer as soon a possible to the Portsmouth Ferry port. What are the best options for making this transfer? I will appreciate all suggestions.

      2 Answers Mar 19, 2015 at 2:27 AM
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      Transit from Southampton Port to Portsmouth Ferry port

      Southampton Mar 18, 2015 at 2:35 PM

      My wife and I will be arriving via cruise ship into Southampton in July '15 and will need to transfer as soon a possible to the Portsmouth Ferry port. What are the best options for making this transfer? I will appreciate all suggestions.

      4 Answers Mar 26, 2015 at 9:02 AM
    • Luggage storage

      Southampton Dec 11, 2014 at 1:17 AM

      Is there a facility or company in Southampton that stores luggage while I'm off touring UK?

      2 Answers Dec 11, 2014 at 8:12 AM
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      Peppa Pig World

      Hampshire Nov 30, 2014 at 9:35 AM

      Hi! I'm preparing a 4 days break to Peppa Pig World with my children (next may). I would like to know if there is any advantage buying tickets in advance via web. Also If tickets allow the entrance to Paulton's Park and if is it good for 3 years old children, and any other advice you can give me. We'll be using a rental car. Is there any other good attraction near there?
      Thanks a lot.

      2 Answers Nov 30, 2014 at 4:04 PM
    • Bus times

      Southampton Oct 27, 2014 at 9:39 AM

      I need to get from Hilton in Southampton on Wednesday morning to Southampton Central. What's the bus times, cost and nearest bus stop. cheers x

      2 Answers Oct 28, 2014 at 9:20 AM
    • From Southampton to Bath

      Southampton Jul 22, 2014 at 11:23 AM

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

      1 Answer Jul 22, 2014 at 12:24 PM
    • How do I get from Southampton Train station to harbour lights cinema?

      Southampton Jun 13, 2014 at 10:22 PM

      What bus do I catch to get from Southampton Train station to harbour lights cinema?

      3 Answers Jan 20, 2015 at 12:07 PM
    • Hotel & Airport Transport

      Southampton Apr 9, 2014 at 5:23 PM

      Flying into Heathrow in early October for a 14-day roundtrip cruise from Southampton. My friend and I will need a good decently priced hotel for a night or two and also a good transportation company to and from Heathrow to Southampton and return trip.

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2014 at 6:42 AM
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      How to . . .

      Southampton Feb 17, 2014 at 12:18 PM

      What is the best way to go from Southampton to London to Paris, France by train.

      11 Answers Feb 18, 2014 at 11:27 AM
    • An Evening Out

      Portsmouth Feb 7, 2014 at 6:34 AM

      Night clubs are defined as glorified Bars/Discos where to be honest over 55 yo are not the norm.
      Is there a club venue in Portsmouth where you can go have a meal a caberet or some entertainment/ dancing / music where I would enjoy and not feel like the oldest swinger in town??

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      Girlie time in portsmouth

      Portsmouth Jan 26, 2014 at 7:17 AM

      My 3 daughters and i want to spend a girlie day in portsmouth. Not just shopping. We are all adults with ages ranging from a pregnant 26 year old to a disabled 58 year old. Can you please suggest anything?

      2 Answers Jan 28, 2014 at 1:12 AM
    • Americans in Southampton during D-Day

      Southampton Dec 2, 2013 at 4:46 PM

      While visiting Southampton recently, someone told us of a wall that American servicemen wrote on before boarding their ship on their way to D-Day. Having visited Normandy on the other side of the channel, we tried finding this wall. We could not find it. Does it exist and is there a picture of it anywhere?

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2013 at 1:32 AM
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      Things to do in portsmouth with a big schoolgroup on a budget

      Portsmouth Nov 14, 2013 at 5:59 AM

      We're planning a schooltrip to the UK, Portsmouth is the first city we're visiting, because we have our host families there for our students (age 14-15). We're trying to plan a full day in Portsmouth (a monday in March) and we're wondering what we could do and see on a budget, preferably free at charge. All suggestions are welcome!

      Thanks in advance

      5 Answers Nov 14, 2013 at 12:38 PM
    • Sunday Shopping

      Winchester Nov 5, 2013 at 3:08 PM

      Are many of the smaller independent shops open in Winchester on a Sunday? Thinking of coming for the xmas market on either Sat 7th or Sun 8th Dec and wondering which day would be better.

      6 Answers Nov 24, 2013 at 3:14 PM
    • How to get from the Queen Mary to the bus station in Southamtpn

      Southampton Oct 9, 2013 at 2:06 PM

      Hi we are arriving Friday January 10th on the Queen Mary. For frugality reasons we would like to buy a senior bus ticket and leave from the bus terminal in Southampton. I need help with the following:

      Will taxis be easily available from the cruise terminal.
      How much will the taxi cost.
      If I buy a ticket in advance what time should I make the reservation for.

      Many thanks in advance for your help.

      Nancy

      4 Answers Oct 10, 2013 at 4:38 AM
    • Holiday accommodation in Southampton for December 2013

      Southampton Sep 10, 2013 at 9:19 AM

      I am looking to rent an apartment/cottage/house for 2 weeks for family members who will be visiting Southampton (2 adults, 2 children) from 22 December 2013 - 5 January 2014. Is there any webpage that caters for short term rentals directly from property owners?

      2 Answers Sep 10, 2013 at 12:31 PM
    • Price of taxi

      Southampton May 9, 2013 at 1:15 AM

      Hello,
      I would like to know the price of a taxi between Southampton AirPort and Beaulieu (motor museum).
      Thanks

      4 Answers May 12, 2013 at 5:03 AM
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      Ride/Taxi from Kent to Southampton

      Southampton Apr 9, 2013 at 3:19 PM

      Does anyone know of an "easy" way to get from Tunbridge Wells to Southampton without going through London?

      1 Answer Apr 9, 2013 at 5:43 PM
    • Transfer to Heathrow

      Southampton Mar 11, 2013 at 10:44 AM

      We will be arriving by cruise ship and want to get to London, Heathrow or Richmond, Surrey...near London. In the past it has always been a huge hassle getting off the ship and trying to get a taxi or bus. We do not want to take the cruise ship transfer to the airport because it is a huge ripoff---$100 per person. We have a friend who can come "collect" us as she says, but where could she meet us? How difficult is it? Thanks for any help here!

      5 Answers Mar 11, 2013 at 11:55 PM
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      Travelling to Australia Sept/Oct 2013

      Southampton Mar 10, 2013 at 11:18 AM

      I am looking to travel to Oz in September/October. I have a years working visa, however I plan to do a bit of travelling 1st. I am planning on working in Sydney initally, however where is best to start so I can travel for a few weeks?

      Also, I want to stop somewhere on my way over, ny suggestions on where to stop for a month or so would be greatfully recieved.

      Thank you, Hayley.

      4 Answers Jun 6, 2013 at 2:45 PM