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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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    • Arriving Gatwick South to Bus terminal - how long?

      Gatwick Nov 14, 2016 at 1:48 PM

      Hi,

      Any ideas how long it will take to get from gate on arrival to the bus station at the south terminal? Domestic flight with no checked luggage.

      Could it be done in 25 min?

      Thanks.

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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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    • Transferring from international flight at North Terminal to domestic flight at South Terminal

      Gatwick Nov 14, 2016 at 4:44 PM

      Hello, I am looking at booking a flight from Sydney, Australia to Newquay, Cornwall via Gatwick with 2 children and 3 checked-in bags (the children are 10&13 so can wheel their own luggage).

      I have two connecting flight options with my Emirates flight, which lands at North Terminal at 7.20am:

      1. Flybe from South Terminal at 9.30am
      2. Flybe from South Terminal at 1.35pm.

      Common sense is saying hang around for the 1.35pm flight but that's a long time to sit at Costa, especially after a 23-hour journey & with two tired children ... Do you think (providing the plane lands on time) that I'd have a good chance of making the 9.30am flight or would it be just too much of a rush?

      Thanks in advance

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    • London gatwick layover time

      Gatwick Nov 13, 2016 at 10:06 AM

      Hi,
      I have booked a flight from zurich to london gatwick by easyjet, landing at 11 am at the north terminal. Have an onward journey to dubai by emirates at 1.30 pm from the same terminal. I have luggage to check in and will have to go through border. Will the layover time be sufficient?.Couldnt find any earlier flights to book!!

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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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      What is the best prepaid sim card for travelers in London and Scotland

      United Kingdom Yesterday

      I'm going to London and Scotland next week for 2 weeks, and I need the prepaid sim card that supported 3G/4G internet data, actually I need the most for data / internet. Does anyone can help me which one is the best prepaid sim card for internet data with good coverage during my stay in London and Scotland (Edinburgh, Hihgland and Isle of Skye)? Can I get it at the Heathrow airport or any recommended shop that I can buy for that prepaid sim card? 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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      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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    • transport to-from ullapool

      Ullapool Apr 30, 2016 at 5:41 AM

      looking to rent a car for one day midweek as we have a lay-over in ullapool
      any way to do this? can't find any rentals there or in dingwall, only inverness
      then, cannot find transport to-from ullapool to inverness - only 4am leave and 2pm return via bus
      help

      4 Answers Apr 30, 2016 at 9:10 AM
    • Buildings and their uses?

      Applecross Sep 27, 2015 at 1:24 PM

      In 1969 I spent a few weeks in a large house with 30 kids from Glasgow schools, there was a boat house close by with canoes, and we walked for days and stayed in bothys! I was 14 and all I know was it was in Applecross. Does anyone know where or what house was used for this council run outward bound course?

      4 Answers Sep 27, 2015 at 11:22 PM
    • Things to do in Skye

      Isle of Skye Aug 21, 2015 at 7:31 AM

      My boss is driving to Skye on Monday. He has asked me to gather some information with regards to things to do whilst he is up there. Baring in mind there are 4 adults and 5 children, are there any places you would suggest?
      Thanks

      2 Answers Aug 22, 2015 at 8:49 AM
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      Shops in Inverness

      Inverness Jun 30, 2015 at 11:20 AM

      Hi there,
      I would like to know if the shops are open for groceries on Sunday.

      4 Answers Jun 30, 2015 at 11:44 AM
    • Lunch around Glencoe

      Fort William Jun 29, 2015 at 10:51 AM

      Daughter and I driving thru around lunch. we are looking for some good home style Scottish lunch. any comments appreciated.

      2 Answers Jul 21, 2015 at 6:36 PM
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      Loch Ness boat trip

      Inverness Jun 15, 2015 at 4:08 AM

      Hi,
      We will visit Inverness this weekend. We will drive from Montrose early Saturday morning and reach Inverness / Loch Ness around 10-11 am. We would like to take a boat trip. Which would be the best way to arrange our itinerary? Should I directly drive to Fort Augustus and take the boat trip or do you suggest an alternative?
      I also appreciate your boat trip suggestions.Thank you for your help.

      1 Answer Jun 15, 2015 at 11:53 AM
    • Glasgow to Skye

      Isle of Skye Jun 14, 2015 at 8:44 AM

      Travelling early July from Glasgow to Skye via A82 and stopping in Glencoe overnight. Does anybody have some Must see stuff on the route?
      Thanks

      4 Answers Jun 17, 2015 at 12:55 AM
    • Prices in Scotland (Portree)

      Portree May 25, 2015 at 10:13 AM

      Hello everyone,

       

      I recive some welcome messages so I decide to post some thing, and maybe I will find some time to fill my profile. Thanks everyone for your lovely get welcome.

       

      So my question... I am interested in visiting Scotland in next few months, so I am now preparing myself for everyhing and most important thing I want to know are prices. I already read some threads but I want to make sure. I have already something in mind about place to sleep, will go for a week, how much I need to take with myself? I am going to stay Isle of Skye, so plan to visit Portree (here some photo's: scotlandpictures.net/isle-of... ), which destination you also suggest me to visit?

       

      Thanks everyone!

      4 Answers May 27, 2015 at 2:08 PM
    • Trip to isle of skye

      Isle of Skye Apr 14, 2015 at 11:41 AM

      I am from Mumbai and visiting London in May. I am planning a trip to Isle of sky from 23-25th May (leave 22nd night and reach back London by 25th evening), so can someone suggest how i should travel to isle of sky and what i can do in the limited time? (Budget constrains, so please advise a trip where expenditure would be moderate)

      5 Answers Apr 18, 2015 at 7:57 AM
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      Road trip 3 days (Stirling - Skye - Loch Lomond)

      Isle of Skye Mar 10, 2015 at 8:32 PM

      Hi - I wanted to find out more on the best way to see Isle of Skye - tried to find out more information online and I understand there is a couple of areas - Lolchalsh, Broadford, Potree etc. Which area is best to stay for the best view and experience? I am planning to drive.

      If I am staying at Isle of Lolchalsh, is it easy to drive across and how should I plan in such to maximise a full day in Skye? Can someone let me know / share links on hiking routes / sightseeing routes and suggest any activities to do in Skye?

      What is the best scenic spots for photos?

      Thank you

      1 Answer Mar 11, 2015 at 3:57 AM
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      3 days tour self drive possible?

      Isle of Skye Mar 7, 2015 at 7:37 AM

      I am arriving by train to Edinburgh Waverly station and plan to do 1 day Edinburgh city sightseeing. I am exploring possibly of doing a 3 day self drive the next morning. Let me know if that is possible and how should I do it? I am thinking of driving up north from Edinburgh to see Stirling Castle, Eilean Donan Castle, sightseeing, then return rented car flying out from Inverness to CDG, Paris. Is there any other airport beside Inverness that fly to CDG?

      Suggestions welcomed. If you think driving is not possible, please let me know the best alternate transport. I did explore 3 day tours with tour company - but this is not guaranteed departure and the tours will not run if minimum number of people required are not met.

      Thank you! :)

      11 Answers Mar 8, 2015 at 10:12 AM
    • Uig ferry/coach connection

      Isle of Skye Mar 1, 2015 at 2:17 PM

      Freaking out over nothing, but how does the coach connection with the ferry work? I'm travelling from Glasgow to Uig, and the bus gets in 10 minutes before the ferry is due to depart. Do we get time to get our tickets and do we get driven up to the ferry so we can board?
      Being really stupid I know, but thanks!

      2 Answers Mar 3, 2015 at 5:44 AM
    • kayaking hire

      Highland Feb 21, 2015 at 8:33 AM

      Hello,
      I'm going to Inverness on March and i would like doing one day of Kayaking on the Lochness.
      Can you give me the price and a location for a tour or a hire for one day (1 person) of kayaking ?
      thank's

      2 Answers Feb 21, 2015 at 9:21 AM
    • find a tourist guide for the isle of Skye

      Isle of Skye Feb 12, 2015 at 9:14 AM

      Hello,
      Some body know a tourist guide for the Isle of Skye ?
      if yes, can you give me the coordones from this person ?
      Thank's !

      2 Answers Feb 12, 2015 at 11:12 AM
    • Fort William to Inverness via Isle of Skye

      Fort William Feb 8, 2015 at 6:29 PM

      We are walking the West Highland Way ending in Fort William. Looking for transportation options to visit Isle of Skye and then go on to Inverness before flying to London then home to Canada I.e. Tour, bus or train - not really wanting to figure out driving on the other side of the road. Although there seem to be options to and from Skye, seems we need a vehicle for flexible exploration?

      4 Answers Feb 9, 2015 at 10:24 AM
    • Places around Inverness for one day tour

      Inverness Aug 30, 2014 at 1:29 PM

      I am a visitor from India and will be in Inverness for two & half day. Will like to spend sometime away from Inverness. I will not be having car. Can anyone recommend me places to visit and how should I travel - is it possible to have public transport? I am told that bus timings are odd and very infrequent.

      6 Answers Aug 31, 2014 at 10:54 AM
    • Driving Tips from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye

      Isle of Skye Jul 31, 2014 at 5:27 AM

      We are planning to go to Isle of Skye from Edinburgh during this coming August by rented car. However, I'm nervous about driving car here in Scotland. So could someone please help advise me the tips and things to be worry about?
      Also, we will take our kid which is 3 years old with us. Is there anything I should worry about taking him with us?
      Thanks in advance.

      5 Answers Aug 4, 2014 at 2:53 PM
    • Dunvegan to Kyle of Lochalsh

      Isle of Skye Jul 17, 2014 at 1:04 PM

      Hi! I'll be back packing around isle of skye at the end of August. I want to explore some hikes around Portree and Dunvegan. And I'm looking for the cheapest option of getting from dunvegan to kyle of Lochalsh. I'm catching a train from Kyle to glasgow. Any ideas?

      1 Answer Jul 17, 2014 at 10:48 PM
    • What should I pack

      Fort William Jul 14, 2014 at 10:23 AM

      Holidaying in Fort William area at beginning of August, what should I take to wear?

      4 Answers Jul 14, 2014 at 9:46 PM
    • how to reach isle of skye from edinburgh-waverly station

      Isle of Skye Jul 1, 2014 at 3:34 AM

      hi, i will be travelling to scotland in the month of july and have already booked the hotel . we are family of 7, we want to visit isle of skye.since the booking of the hotel has already been done so the visit will be a day tour. can u please suggest the best way to reach the place

      6 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 3:15 AM
    • Transportation around Inverness

      Inverness Jun 25, 2014 at 2:33 PM

      We want to visit MacBean(MacBain) Memorial Gardens near Inverness. How can we get there?

      2 Answers Jun 25, 2014 at 2:57 PM
    • Aviemore to Glasgow Airport

      Aviemore Jun 21, 2014 at 7:14 PM

      I am flying to Dublin on July 23rd leaving at 2:45. I will have been staying in Aviemore and want to know how to get to the Airport as quickly as possible on the morning of July 23rd.
      Thank you for your advice.

      10 Answers Jun 22, 2014 at 11:02 PM
    • Fishing Loch Cainard / Ardmair Point

      Ullapool Jun 11, 2014 at 9:02 AM

      What sort of fish can be caught in the Loch?

      1 Answer Oct 16, 2015 at 1:11 PM
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      Looking for great b&b

      Inverness Jun 6, 2014 at 7:51 AM

      Four female relatives will be traveling in the Inverness area of Scotland in early October. Does anyone know of a bed and breakfast or guest house that has a great view and is close to public transportation?

    • Driving Applecross Pass

      Applecross May 29, 2014 at 11:29 AM

      What's it really like? Have read mixed comments, so I;m not sure who to believe. I'll be there in late June.

      8 Answers May 30, 2014 at 7:15 PM
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      kyle of Lochalsh to Portree after 8:30pm

      Isle of Skye May 16, 2014 at 8:52 PM

      I'll be arriving to Kyle of Lochalsh at 8:30pm needing to then travel to Portree. I'm train-ing, bus-ing, and last resort taxi-ing it around Scotland. Wanted to know if anyone knows my options and for what cost?! Thanks for the help in advance... - Joe

      2 Answers May 17, 2014 at 12:56 AM
    • 3 nights in Skye VS 2 nights in Skye + 1 night in Inverness

      Isle of Skye Apr 11, 2014 at 1:48 PM

      My husband and I are arriving into Edinburgh on July 8th. We spend 2 nights there - and then rent a car and the plan is to drive to Skye on the 10th. We have 3 nights booked in Skye at the Rowan Cottage Tree House. We then have a flight out from Inverness to London on the 13th at 2PM.

      My question is do you think we should do 3 nights in Skye or should we spend the last night in Inverness since we have a flight out from there on the 13th afternoon.

      Also any suggestions on good routes from Edinburgh to Skye and any recommendations for what distilleries to visit perhaps on the way to Skye? My husband really enjoys Scotch where as I can be the designated driver.

      Thanks in advance for all your suggestions!

      1 Answer Apr 11, 2014 at 3:33 PM
    • Isle of Skye

      Isle of Skye Apr 10, 2014 at 1:46 AM

      What is the most beautiful remote area of the isle of skye. we want amazing sea views with the possibility of seeing whales, dolphins,seals otters etc.

      2 Answers Apr 10, 2014 at 4:31 PM
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      Isle of skye for 2 days

      Isle of Skye Apr 1, 2014 at 11:30 AM

      Is it better to hire a Isle of skye tour or one can roam around the whole area with public transport?

      10 Answers Apr 24, 2014 at 11:54 PM
    • 8 days in Scotland

      Isle of Skye Mar 18, 2014 at 9:26 AM

      I am planning my family's first trip to Scotland. We will be there for 8 days. I am wondering if I should include the Isle of Skye? My children are 12 and 9 (my son turns 10 while we are there). So far I am planning 2 days in Edinburgh, 2 days for Perth and the surrounding areas, 2 days in Inverness and the surrounding areas and I was just wondering where best to spend the other 2 days. Thanks

      10 Answers Apr 11, 2014 at 12:23 PM