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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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      New Years Eve

      London 9 hours ago

      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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    • 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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      Best restaurants in Nottingham, near City of Caves

      Nottingham Yesterday

      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 Yesterday

      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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    • 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 transportation to Stonehenge and Glastonbury Tor

      London Yesterday

      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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    • 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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      Narrowboat Holidays on English canals.

      England Yesterday

      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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    • 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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      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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    • 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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    • 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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      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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      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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      December visit

      London Nov 21, 2016 at 8:40 AM

      I will be popping over to your side of the pond (again!!!) in early December. I've got all of my shows lined up, including a panto, so my evenings are all booked up but was looking for any special things to do during the day. I've been to a lot of the Christmas related things (Winter Wonderland, Southbank & Tate markets) but if there are any special exhibits at museums that I should try and fit in or maybe some place that is decorated nicely for the holidays, I'd love to hear about it.

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    • Harwich, England to Edinburgh, Scotland

      by JanE2045 Online Now Jul 23, 2015 at 8:21 AM

      Any information on train that goes from Harwich to
      Cambridge to Peterborough to Edinburgh?

      4 Answers Jul 24, 2015 at 2:55 PM
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      Cruise query

      by kyoude Online Now Jul 18, 2014 at 4:14 AM

      Anybody on the Celebrity Infinity cruise out of Harwich on 1st October?

      5 Answers Jul 18, 2014 at 11:39 AM
    • Manor house in Harwich

      by DavidSchmees Online Now Jul 6, 2014 at 11:13 AM

      Looking for the exact location in Harwich of the old Marvin manor. Perhaps now occupied by the Lord family. I am a descendent of the Marvin family.
      Thanks
      David

      6 Answers Jul 6, 2014 at 1:17 PM
    • how to get from pris to harwich

      by jbarth10 Online Now Jun 8, 2014 at 2:25 PM

      how to get from paris to harwich

      5 Answers Jun 9, 2014 at 3:27 AM
    • 3 days with a 13-year old

      by KB_FB Online Now May 30, 2014 at 4:45 AM

      hi, is there "enough" to do and see with a 13-year old in July? We have 3 days and I don't want him to sit all day long at his iPad ....

      4 Answers May 31, 2014 at 1:30 AM
    • 12pm flight out of Heathrow

      by Floriebuono Online Now May 7, 2014 at 3:38 AM

      Would I have enough time with private transport picking up at Port at 7:30 July 4th to make a 12:05 flight?

      7 Answers May 8, 2014 at 5:12 AM
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      Harwich train station at port to Stansted Airport

      by LarryN3 Online Now Jan 24, 2013 at 7:31 AM

      Can anyone help me plan a trip from a cruise dock at Harwich to Stansted Airport in the early morning approximately 8am. I have a flight that boards at 12:30 pm. Thanks for your replies in advance.

      3 Answers Jan 24, 2013 at 12:58 PM
    • wine purchase

      by blondieblue Online Now Jan 12, 2013 at 2:44 PM

      Is there a store at the Harwich Port to buy wine before boarding a cruise ship?

      4 Answers Jan 13, 2013 at 8:31 AM
    • Help! ways to get to Cambridge, UK from Harwich on a Sunday

      by teriterese Online Now Jul 24, 2012 at 12:36 AM

      Help! My family of 5 is traveling from Hook of Holland on the Stena line and arriving in Harwich on a Sunday morning. Car rental companies are not open so we need to get to Cambridge, where we can pick up a rental car. What is the most reasonable way to get to Cambridge? I checked into Greater Anglia train/bus but I must pick the tickets up at a self service machine station and Harwich is not one of them. Also, we do not reside in the UK, so we do not have a postal address in the UK?

      Any suggustions?

      18 Answers Jul 30, 2012 at 1:24 AM
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      Travel from Paris to Harwich

      by 52karyn Online Now May 8, 2012 at 3:15 PM

      I am travelling to Paris prior to cruising on the RCCL Jewel of the Seas. How the heck do I get to Harwich from Paris? I know EasyJet has a cheap flight to Luton, but I cannot figure out how to get from Luton to Harwich. There do not seem to be any cheaper flights from Paris to anywhere near Harwich.

      5 Answers May 9, 2012 at 1:41 AM
    • Car Hire

      by mikjar Online Now Feb 2, 2011 at 6:34 AM

      I need to hire a car one way from Harwich Port to Gatwick Airport north Terminal,is this possible?Mike

      4 Answers Feb 8, 2011 at 1:41 AM
    • Question about early documents

      by crystaloftedahl Online Now Oct 21, 2010 at 7:41 AM

      Hi! I'm looking for quotes from Christopher Jones or others of his time about preparing for the Mayflower Voyage, charting the course, etc. Does anyone know of a place where I could look?

      3 Answers Nov 17, 2010 at 4:38 AM
    • Rental Car at Harwich Cruise Port

      by crazcruzy Online Now Apr 17, 2010 at 11:01 AM

      I would like to rent a car from the Harwich cruise port, but can't seem to find any. I found Hertz and Budget in other towns like Ipswich, however, can't find out if they can deliver a car or what would be the easiest (cheapest) way to go after the car. What would you do?

      Thanks for any help.

      3 Answers Apr 19, 2010 at 5:31 AM
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      Harwich, U.K.

      by litaplaza Online Now Jan 24, 2009 at 12:57 AM

      Will be visiting Harwich for the day in May. Any ineresting places to see and do? Can we walk from the port to town? Any suggestion? Thanks.

      5 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 5:12 PM
    • Help in Harwich

      by 123skybird Online Now Oct 14, 2007 at 2:27 PM

      We dock in Harwich and I need advice. We want to take the Dutchflyer to Amsterdam. We will have to take the night ferry because I'm not sure we could get off the ship early enough to take the morning trip. So we will have 12 hrs to "do" Harwich. I would also like to send one piece of baggage to Dublin, because I fear we'll be over the Aer Lingus baggage allowance. We're flying from Amsterdam to Dublin and then home. I'm trying to get rates from either the Postal service or
      UPS(Mailboxes etc.)It doesn't need to be overnight express because we'll be in Amsterdam for 4 days & Dublin for 4 days. Also, where could we store our bags while we sightsee? There are 4 of us ages 66-77, interested in history, military and good local food. Thank you for any help!!! Elenore PS-trip in April 08.
      Does the train station store items?

      2 Answers Oct 15, 2007 at 3:14 AM
    • Harwich to London

      by jalimon Online Now Aug 4, 2006 at 1:48 PM

      Hello My name is Juan, and I will be travelling in 3 weeks to London and then to Harwich to take a Cruise. My question is, what is the best way in terms of time and money to get from London to Harwich and then from Harwich to Stansted Airport.

      Thanks

      1 Answer Aug 4, 2006 at 2:35 PM
    • Getting from Heathrow to Harwich in Essex

      by ritacooney Online Now Apr 27, 2004 at 2:39 AM

      I will be traveling ton England in June and wonder if anyone knows the best way to get from Heathrow Airport to Harwich in Essex? I know ai Limo would work but want a less expensive option. Thanks in Advance for any help.

      3 Answers Jun 25, 2004 at 1:36 AM