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    • alectrevor's Profile Photo

      Time to walk to high force waterfall

      Durham Oct 22, 2016 at 3:32 AM

      Is two hours enough time to walk from main road to High Force waterfall and back,?

    • Canterbury coach station to Northern France

      Canterbury Oct 10, 2016 at 12:18 AM

      Which places in Northern France can you get to from Canterbury coach station ?
      Which coach companies operate there ?

    • heathrow to reading

      London Oct 5, 2016 at 2:54 PM

      1. how do I travel heathrow to reading.
      2. is there sightseeing companies from reading to london and back to Reading
      3. what hotel you would recommend in Reading. 4* +

    • Travelling with expired h1b and valid i797

      Heathrow Oct 24, 2016 at 9:36 PM

      I am planned to travel in 2 days with spouse and kid from Los Angeles to Delhi via heathrow.
      My h1b visa expired in feb16.
      I have got valid i797 approved till 2018.
      Do i need transit visa?
      Can i get it at check in at Los Angeles at the time of travel?
      What all i can do if British airways denies me entry?
      M an Indian citizen.

    • Confused about bus vs heathrow connect option

      Heathrow Oct 24, 2016 at 10:02 AM

      I have an international flight arriving at terminal 3. I will have only carry on baggage. I will need to transfer to terminal 4 to catch a flight to Malta from another carrier (no affiliations with first flight). I will have my boarding pass to go to Malta.

      I am confused as to options. I have read to follow purple signs marked "flight connections" and catch a bus that will take me to terminal 4. I have also read to make my way to Heathrow Connect and take this to Terminal 4.

      Questions: where do you catch the connecting bus and it that something different from the central bus station shown on the terminal 3 map?

      Do I follow a different sign (not the purple flight connection sign) to take the Heathrow Connect?

      For a time crunch, what is the better option?

      I know that I will need to go through security at the new terminal but will I need to go through passport control?

      Thank you.

    • Heathrow transit

      Heathrow Oct 23, 2016 at 1:15 PM

      My wife is due to transit heathrow airport when she flies from Moscow to Shannon. Is there a border control between terminal 5 and terminal 2. I understand from the UK government website that a transit visa is not required if passengers do not pass through border control. However, British Airways insist that a transit visa is required. She will have bags checked to final destination in Moscow, so she expects to make a direct airside transit. Can you enlighten me please?
      Kind regards, David.

    • Stansted to London, sightseeing 2-4-1, London to Luton airport

      London Oct 15, 2016 at 12:58 PM


      We (1 adult and another 20 year student from EU ) are staying in London for last 7 days of January 2017, hotel is near Paddington station.

      Now I am looking for best transfer between airports, transportation in London city, to WB Studio London (Euston -> Watford Junction), journey to Oxford or maybe somewhere else and sightseeing (free museums and 2-4-1 offers.)

      Our Ryanair flight lands to Stansted on 25th January (Wed) 7.30am, and we fly back from Luton on January 31th 16:30 (Tue). So I'd like some advice on these things:

      1. How much time will we need in Stansted when we arrive to go from the plane to shuttle stop (bus or train)? Considering queues, passport checking (we are from EU), is airport very busy in these morning hours? Coach companies recommend to leave 1 hour, will it be enough? For example, in Paris Beauvais airport walking from plane to shuttle bus took us less than 10min, but France is in Schengen Area, and UK not :/.

      2. And flying back, it is recommended to be in Luton airport 2 hours before flight. With construction works going on in Luton, will it be enough? I read about huge traffic congestion to enter airport teritory and people leaving vehicles and going on foot miles not to miss the flight and some missing it. Can I trust coach companies written arrival time, will traffic situation be better in January? Or shortly, what time should I be in Luton airport, if Ryanair flight is 16:30.

      Now coaches and trains

      3. Infamous Easybus. In their website, I even found tickets for ~ 2-3~4£ (for two persons to and back it was around 12£ - similar to single shuttle ticket price) and 60min early/late availibility to board a coach. But do there exist people who were satisfied with Easybus services (whose bus came on time or just came, not full, and didn't have to take taxi to Airport). I heard that Easybus sell tickets to National express coaches, but the price is really lower than National Express. Do National Express tickets buyers have priority or something to Easybus buyers when bus arrives? (If arrives :D). Is there someone who had good experience with easy bus?

      4. National Express. I found "funny fares" from Stansted for £5 but if I correctly understand if we are late or early due to flight, we couldn't take other bus. (+£5 for ability to have flexible times makes me want to use Stansted Express train advance tickets for £8 (available 30days before). Stansted express ticket is available that day all hours?).

      National Express tickets from London to Luton airport on January 31 are for 12-13 pounds which are not very tempting. And these amendable but not refundable tickets, you have to amend the hour of travelling online in the website, you can't just board other bus which arrived in the place? Or what? How is National Express reliability?

      5. I saw Stansted Citylink to St. Pancras (£8) and Greenline to Luton (£10) coaches. Do they have flexible times, if we are late/early? And reliability? (Terravision resells these tickets as Easybus does with National Express :D)

      6. And lastly, I'd very much like a train to Luton airport. As we'll live in Paddington neighbourhood, I think to depart from St Pancras railway station. I saw that there are different train companies (Thameslink and East Midlands). Which would be better? Will we have to be on exact hour, or will ticket be valid all day (like Stansted express train)? And there is a bus from Luton railway station parkway to Luton airport, how long does it take, I hope it won't make us late to the flight if there is traffic congestion :(. I searched for train prices in this website: https:/… It now says £15,50 for a single ticket, but 12 weeks before journey there will be cheaper advance tickets. Does anyone know how much advance train tickets to Luton will be cheaper? And will they be tied to exact hour and minute or could I choose a time to board the train myself? I couldn't find this to make comparison to other means of transport.

      7. When I'll get to central London, I plan to buy 7day paper travelcard 1-2 zone from railway station to use 2-4-1 offers. But if I had Stansted express and train to Luton tickets, they would qualify for 2-4-1, right? So maybe 7day travelcard loaded on Oyster card would be better planning to go Watford Junction (WB Studio London). I guess I'll go there on Saturday to avoid peak/off peak pricing. How long before does WB announce their tickets, it's not available yet. P.S. I read about cheap decoy train tickets, but maybe I'll do without them.

      8. Living near Paddington, what attractions I could reach on foot and how much time it would take in realistic thinking? We don't have problem with walking, but if raining prefer not to get much wet :D. So transport card will be needed.

      9. From 2-4-1 offers my favourites are Tower of London and London Zoo. P.S. How is London Zoo in winter, are all animals available to see? What else are worth of visiting (not tourist rip-offs) from offers? I am planning to visit Natural History, British, Science, V&A, National Gallery museums and to escape possible bad weather. How queues to the museums will be in late January. :)

      So my main question is: what is the best budget- wise transport from Stansted and after seven days to Luton airport? The one reliable which won't make us miss our flight . And which hour to choose according to flight times?

      P.S. Sorry for such a long post, I just had to put my thoughts into written words. And thanks very much for your answers.

    • Heathrow Central Station to Hoppa - disabled passenger

      Heathrow Oct 24, 2016 at 5:50 PM

      My relative, who has limited mobility, will be travelling by coach to the Heathrow Bus Station, taking the Hotel Hoppa bus from stops 9 or 10, staying in a hotel for the night, then flying from T2 the next day. Whilst my relative is able to walk, she cannot do so for long distances or with luggage.

      I am concerned that she will have difficulty getting from her coach to the Hoppa bus stop, and then from the Hoppa bus stop to T2 Departures. I emailed the Heathrow special assistance team and received an unhelpful automated response. National Express have not yet responded. There is a Help Point with a telephone inside the Central Bus Station, but I'm not sure of the kind of assistance that can be provided.

      Any advice will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

    • Boxing Day Travel

      London Oct 24, 2016 at 10:10 AM

      I have a flight coming in heathrow on Boxing Day at 7am. Need to go through customs but not checking baggage. What is the fastest way to get to Stansted airport on this day?

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      Taxi from Moreton in marsh to Chipping Campden

      Chipping Campden Sep 27, 2016 at 10:53 AM

      Does twenty pounds sound reasonable? And yes I have the links to the taxis already but they seem to be connected.

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      Is it allowed and possible to bring big luggage on our rail trip to Edinburgh from London?

      London Oct 16, 2016 at 3:07 AM

      We are planning to visit Scotland from London this coming December 2016. My itinerary will be start in London on my first arrival, then on the 3rd day, I'm planning to go to Edinburgh by train for 5-6 days and I'm just wondering if is it possible to bring my big luggage about 24" and cabin luggage with me in the train to Edinburgh? or should I just leave the big luggage in the left luggage in London station? since this is my first visit to UK and Scotland, so it would be so appreciated if anyone can give us advise or suggestion for this matter. Thank you so much for your help.

    • Transport from Airport

      London Oct 17, 2016 at 11:49 PM

      Hi All,

      Wondering the best(cheapest and easiest) way of getting from Heathrow Airport to our Hotel in London?

      We will be arriving at 6pm on Boxing Day too if that effects anything..


    • How does my 4 days itinerary review sound?

      London Yesterday

      Hi there

      Me and my partner are planning to go to London next year in Feb and we have already purchased the 3 Days London pass which seems a good value given we intend to go to some attractions more than it would have costed us to pay for. This is the London Pass i.e.

      We intend to go to the following attractions
      - Tower Of London
      - Hop on/hop off bus tour
      - Thames River Boat Cruise
      - Westmintser Abbey
      - London Bridge Experience
      - Tower Bridge Exhibition
      - Windsor Castle
      - Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
      - Wimbledon Tour Experience

      Will depart from HK & arrive Heathrow @ 5am and have already booked the Airbnb near Waterloo station (around 10 min walk). I assume we will arrive at place for check in at 7:30am given early in the morning (correct me if I am wrong) as I assume the waiting in the immigration may be less in early morning and that it takes an hour to arrive to the property? The host is very flexible for check in and allowed me to go as early as I wanted.

      So here is my rough itinerary plan and let me know what you guys think

      Day 1 (Friday) - Check in say @ 7:30am. Drop off the luggage and off we head to our first day trip

      We will head for London Hop On bus tour. Now I need to get/redeem the ticket to get activated. Given I am staying in Waterloo (near Archbishop Park/Herclues street around Lambeth North train station to be precise), so therefore where is the closest place I need to get to redeem the ticket given I am not familar with the place as we have a choice on the following places:

      11a Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0EP
      or bus stops @:
      Duncannon Street St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Stop G
      Park Lane Southbound Park Lane, Southbound, Coach stop at Marble Arch
      Aldwych West arm, Tourist Stop, Outside No. 1
      Kings Cross St Pancras Road, Bus Stop T
      Tooley Street Tourist stop, opposite London Bridge Experience 7 Tower Hill Tourist bus stop, opposite Tower Hill Station
      Tower Hill Tourist bus stop, opposite Tower Hill Station
      Parliament Square Stop C, HM Treasury
      York Road North of Chichley Street

      As I assume the bus tour starts at 9am, will ride around and then go to as in order (please correct me if I am going in the wrong order or whatever it suits the route best!)

      1) RIDE AND GET OFF @ Westminster Abbey

      2) Buckingham Palace (Hopefully we can see the change of guard @ 11:30am if weather permits and if that is the time that starts)


      3) Tower Of London

      4) Tower Bridge

      4) London Bridge Experience

      5) Borough Market (as I am aware it closes at 5pm, hopefully we can get there by 4pm to stroll around). This is NOT a MUST though


      I assume they will all be finished before the attraction closing time average @ 5pm?

      Day 2 (Saturday) - This is where it gets challenging! We want to go to Windsor Castle, Wimbledom Museum & the Wimbledon Tour experience. I would like to ask for your suggestion. Do you think we can go half day in WC and then go to Wimbledom afterwards? Or do you think it is too rush and requires a day to tour in WC? Because if so, we might have to sacrafice the Wimbledom and can go on the next day.

      As I assume that weekend is counted as OFF PEAK all day for train/tube?

      Because we got a London Pass, we can get FREE travel from Paddington to Windsor Castle, so we will catch the train from Waterloo to Paddington @ around 8:30am. Then from Paddington, we show our London Pass to the train staff & then we can get free travel to WC (according to the London Pass benefit) transferring in Slough. Assuming we arrive at 9:30am. How many hours you think is required to go to the whole castle as well as having a walk in Eton and maybe take a boat ride on the French Brothers boat? Because if you tell me "well, its going to take you the whole day", then like said, we will not go to Wimbledon or otherwise feel free to advice what time is good to take the train from Windsor Eton train station?

      Day 3 (Sunday) - Continuing with my London Pass, we can go:
      1) Thames River Boat Cruise starting @ 8:30am - ride for 1-2 hours round trip and I assume it finishes at Waterloo? Correct me if I am wrong.
      2) Have brunch
      3) Take train from Waterloo to Wimbledon tour & museum departing around 12pm.
      4) Finish at 3 or 4pm? Return back to London

      SUGGESTION AT NIGHT for dinner?

      Day 4: (Monday) Because my London Pass expires, I can go freely without any worries as in order:
      1) London Eye
      2) Big Ben
      3) St. Paul's Cathedral (not a MUST)
      4) Chinatown

      PLUS ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS for the day/night?

      Day 5: Leave Heathrow airport for the 12:15pm flight. PS: What is the time recommeded to travel off peak to avoid rush hour from Waterloo station? 7:30am or 8am is ok?

      Sorry for the long message and would be appreciated for your comments and suggestions!


    • Travelling to Welling, UK from which London airport

      London Oct 7, 2016 at 2:52 AM

      I am travelling to Welling, London in Jan 2017 from Dublin with family. I would like to know from which London airport, I could catch a direct train to Welling train station, if this option is available.

      Otherwise what are my options?

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      Car Hire UK Avis or Hertz

      England Oct 23, 2016 at 9:18 PM

      We are touring around the UK and plan on hiring a small car. We have narrowed our search down to either Avis or Hertz. Does anyone have any experience with either of these?
      We plan to pick up from York and drop off at Dover.
      Thank you

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      transport between Heathrow and Cornwall

      England Sep 29, 2016 at 9:55 PM

      Besides driving, what are some good ways to get from Heathrow to Zennor in Cornwall?

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      Which 3 or 4 stars hotel nearby Kings Cross Station?

      London Oct 19, 2016 at 6:59 AM

      Hi, I need some advises for hotels nearby Kings Cross station that is clean, quite new but reasonable price and reachable by walk distance to Kings Cross station, and if possible with luggage storage facilities.
      Is The Nadler Kensington / Nadler Victoria hotel quite close to Kings Cross train station?
      Thank you beforehand for your help.

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      Where to drop hire car traveling Dover to St Pancras station

      England Oct 22, 2016 at 5:20 PM

      Hello All, We are touring around the UK with a hire car and would like to see Dover. We will then be traveling to Paris via Eurostar from St Pancras. Can you please suggest drop off locations (outside congestion zone) for our hire car to get back to St Pancras via train. Will most likely be hiring a car with Hertz. Thanks





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      Manchester long-term car parking, driving in UK with a "wrong" car

      by GyuriFT Online Now Aug 6, 2016 at 5:18 AM

      I fly regularly to Texas. With a lot of electronics both way we strongly prefer non-stop flights.
      So far the DME-IAH flight of Singapore Air served us the best.

      In their infinite wisdom Singapore Air changed their flights to Munch / from Munich and to Moscow / from Moscow so neither can be used.
      Instead, they fly now from Singapore to Houston via Manchester.


      - What is the best way to get from Alsace to Manchester by car?
      - My car is quite "wrong" for UK, even with the right-hand drive car it's a challenge for me to drive there. How to manage that?
      - How the channel - tunnel operations do work? I do have a Title and a Registration - but not the usual European paperwork, so the curb weight of the car is not indicated. Do I need to contact the manufacturer for the weight data or it is irrelevant on the ferry or the train?
      - Normally (at least in RU) it is not rude to ask (in advance!) the airbnb host to park the car on his/her premises (i.e. in the garden or private driveway) while I am in Texas for few weeks.
      How is it in UK? Is it rude?
      - What is the best area in Manchester which is good for the airport transportation (and probably leaving the car for few weeks safely)


      9 Answers Aug 9, 2016 at 3:19 AM
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      premier league match ticket

      by MightyMo41 Online Now Jul 30, 2016 at 9:36 AM

      Hello everyone

      Would anyone suggest me a trusted website where i can buy a premier league match ticket?


      5 Answers Aug 3, 2016 at 12:56 PM
    • Manchester discount card

      by tommytog Online Now Jul 21, 2016 at 3:47 AM

      Is discount card worth buying?

      3 Answers Jul 27, 2016 at 1:17 AM
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      Travelling to Manchester- How to get there and what not to miss?

      by Cher29 Online Now Jul 17, 2016 at 3:16 AM

      So we will be going to Manchester from the 1-5 August. Here are a few questions. Thanks in advance for you answers! (P.s. I'm 20 years old and my brother's 17 years old. We will be travelling with our parents.)

      - We need to travel from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly Station. We were considering using the Northern Railway. We are four adults with four large suitcases and four small hand luggages. Is it possible to carry these with us on the train?

      - We will be staying at the DoubleTree by Hilton (near the Piccadilly station). What are some things that are not to miss in the centre? Like good restaurants and so forth.

      - We will be renting a car, so it is possible to go further. We were planning in going Trafford Centre and Chester Zoo. Any other must visit places?

      - We were thinking of stopping at Delamere and Blackemere Moss. Is that a good idea?

      Thank you for reading and looking forward for you answers :)


      9 Answers Jul 21, 2016 at 11:53 AM
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      transportation (liverpool to manchester)

      by stealthboi Online Now Jun 27, 2016 at 1:33 AM

      hello all

      i'll be coming in from liverpool and i really want to visit both old trafford stadium and etihad stadium. may i know the nearest station for the 2 stadiums? how do i go about it? i understand i can buy the tickets from

      please advise

      2 Answers Jun 29, 2016 at 6:50 AM
    • Manchester in May wardrobe

      by ecies Online Now Apr 26, 2016 at 9:24 PM

      I am visiting Manchester in May next year. I know its not hot but wondering how wintery my wardrobe should be, As it is coming up to our Australian winter I will be buying my clothes soon. Is a long coat needed or just a jacket. Is it warm enough with just long sleeved tops or is another warm item needed on top. Thanks Sue

      21 Answers Apr 27, 2016 at 5:40 PM
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      by Linse Online Now Apr 10, 2016 at 11:28 AM

      Is it possible to buy tickets on board the x50 bus? Or is there a maschine near Piccadilly gardens?
      Thanks ☺

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2016 at 11:33 AM
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      Textiles in Manchester/Stockport

      by diamond_skies Online Now Jan 19, 2016 at 9:13 AM

      I will have a couple of days in Manchester and Stockport after a meeting and would like any recommendations for textile related museums and/or galleries in the area. Also, if you can recommend any good fibre shops, I would be delighted! :)

      Many thanks


      12 Answers Jan 21, 2016 at 7:08 AM
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      Recommend a restaurant for celebrating a birthday

      by Linse Online Now Jan 18, 2016 at 10:48 PM

      We are celebrating a birthday in Manchester and would like to find a really good restaurant in walking distance from Piccadilly gardens. Any suggestions?
      Thanks :-)

      4 Answers Jan 19, 2016 at 8:28 AM
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      Bored of staying in

      by Dekeboo Online Now Oct 16, 2015 at 8:26 AM


      I'm in Manchester for a few days solo & after spending one night in the hotel I have decided I want to go out tonight.

      The worst thing for me about solo travel is eating out & evenings. I hate it and as such tend to stay in and snack instead! :(

      Well, I've decided it's a hurdle I need to get over and no time like the present!

      So, Can any of you recommend a decent bar with a relaxed & friendly atmosphere? I just want to have a drink & people watch I guess.

      13 Answers Oct 17, 2015 at 2:54 AM
    • Manchester-Lon-Mumbai connection

      by mtj1974 Online Now Oct 7, 2015 at 7:17 AM

      I am travelling from Manchester,UK to Mumbai via London Heathrow. My flight is with BA throughout and my connecting flight is from Terminal 5 at Heathrow. I have about 1 hour between connections. Do I have to go through security screening again at Heathrow Terminal 5(where my flight from Manchester arrives) to connect with another BA flight from same terminal? I was told by the agent that my luggage will be transferred through to my final destination but I just forgot to ask about going through security screening at Heathrow. Any help is much appreciated.

      17 Answers Dec 11, 2015 at 10:13 AM
    • UK Transit Visa

      by waqas1234 Online Now Aug 3, 2015 at 9:55 PM

      I have student visa of Sweden. I'm applying for UK transit visa. Just confused that if i get visa and go UK airport, immigration officer can make problem for me and will not let me allow to cross uk border controls. If i get visa, then my visa will be valid for 48 hours and i will be officially allowed to cross uk border controls. but just worried if immigration officer can make problem for me?

      10 Answers Aug 4, 2015 at 6:46 AM
    • Car Hire Uk

      by LindsayRS Online Now May 29, 2015 at 11:24 PM

      Flying into Manchester in September and departing Manchester end of December.Wanting to hire or aquire a car for 3 to 3.5 months.Any ideas on the cheapest way to do this?Thanks.

      5 Answers May 30, 2015 at 4:23 PM
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      Places to stay between the airport and the stadium

      by AHembree Online Now Apr 18, 2015 at 1:37 PM

      Hey all,
      I am planning a trip to bring my son to watch a Liverpool match, and we will be flying into the Manchester airport. I would like to find a reasonably priced hotel located between the two places. We are from the US, so I don't know anything about the area.

      20 Answers Sep 1, 2015 at 11:49 PM
    • Manchester Airport Terminal 1 - Short Stay Car Park

      by hannahmayy Online Now Apr 12, 2015 at 11:43 AM


      I'm going traveling in a few weeks and my parents want to drop me off and come into the terminal to make sure i'm checked in all right. I was just wondering about parking.

      I've read about the multi storey and that being the best option, but how & where do you go about paying? especially as they'll only be parked for 30mins - 1hour.

      Complete novice to this sort of thing. I'm normally just dropped off and that's that. So any help will be more than appreciated


      3 Answers Apr 13, 2015 at 6:56 AM
    • Bus service 18 at Manchester airport

      by SyahirIda Online Now Mar 28, 2015 at 6:04 PM

      Hi, which airport terminal is bus service 18 located at? I am taking this bus to Sale Metrolink station. And at the airport, where can I purchase wayfarer tickets?

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2015 at 6:54 PM
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      in Manchester for 4 nights

      by sparkieplug24 Online Now Feb 1, 2015 at 2:38 AM

      Hi we will be in Manchester in April for 4 nights we will be arriving on Easter Monday late afternoon we are mixed group of adults and teenagers with the youngest being 14 year old football/dancing/shopping mad girl. We will be staying out at Salford quays basically because I know this area reasonably well and we plan on spending lots of time in the Trafford/Salford quays area. As yet nothing is set in stone other than the hotel and we don't mind travelling into city centre from Salford Quays on the tram its one of the highlights for one of the party and are I'm well aware of the arguments for and against staying in the city centre but what can I say I like the quays area and have stayed at a few different hotels in this area and ten - twenty minutes travelling on a tram is really not an issue for us.

      I should state two of the party have learning disabilities so looking for lots of different suggestions on things we can do other than museums and shopping. Id spend the entire time in the various museums lol but that's just me. One of the party quite likes trailing around the museums, one is indifferent and the 14 year old attention drifts if she spends more than ten minutes doing anything

      our plans so far and this is no particular order is this

      One day would be spent
      old Trafford tour (they all football daft Im indifferent to be honest and I'd rather go to the city ground but was told no)
      imperial war museum well you know we have to .
      lowery outlet village and walk over for a look at media city uk (maybe not sure yet)
      and also a trip to the cinema in the evening (either this day or the day we arrive)

      another day
      would be spent in the city centre
      we will be going to the corrie tour (I know I know but we are all corrie fans)
      museum of science and industry (how long should we plan to spend here I was thinking 2 hours)
      other than that suggestions of other things we could do in the city centre also I been looking at the shuttle bus that goes between the various places in city centre are these really free??? Yes I know it says it on the website but coming from an area of the country where they would charge you for thinking about getting on a bus if they could get away with it Im just making sure I did not misread this piece of information.

      the third day
      we would be planning on going to the Trafford centre
      while at the Trafford centre we would be doing some shopping and also bowling at namcos (keeping the bowling mad boys happy).

      so what you all think and suggestions of other things we could do alterations we could make btw we wont be doing the Lowry :-( I've been before and I don't think anyone else in the group would get anything out of it.

      I have been looking on this site and others for ideas but it mostly seems to be museum type activities not sure how two of the party would cope with a whole trip trailing around the museums and shops. So any suggestions for activities that are not museums or museums that are mostly all interactive and good fun

      13 Answers Apr 18, 2015 at 2:44 AM
    • April in Manchester

      by SyahirIda Online Now Jan 11, 2015 at 4:19 PM

      Hi, i put up a post last wk and after some feedback i redo back my itinerary . Need your views and advice if there is any. I decided to stay in Manchester for my whole trip there plus rent a car for transportation.
      1st day - Reach about noon. Check in hotel. Maybe check out nearby area
      2nd day - Drive up to Buxton, Castleton and Harthesage for country sightseeing. If time permit drive to Sheffield.
      3rd day - Need your view is it possible to drive down to London make a day trip then evening drive up back to Manchester. Or should i just take the train to London ( but the tickets are expensive) if not, any suggestion where i can head to for sightseeing & shopping apart from Manchester
      4th day - Old Trafford tour & explore Manchester
      5th day - Matchday (Manutd vs Mancity) since most likely it be push to Sunday.
      - Hows the traffic in Manchester, Sheffield & Buxton
      -Any road or peak period i should avoid driving
      -Matchday (should i drive)
      - Weather in Manchester (April)
      -Shopping tips in Manchester
      -Any advice applicable to this trip.

      9 Answers Jan 14, 2015 at 8:51 AM
    • Watch Manutd match (vs Liverpool) and Old Trafford tour

      by SyahirIda Online Now Dec 30, 2014 at 4:30 AM

      Hi, me & my wife are Manutd fans from Singapore. We planning visit UK nxt March 2015 and Manchester is a must stop for us. We travelling between 19th - 26th March and I realised that its Liverpool vs Manutd (21-03-15) at Anfield.
      (1) Where can I buy the match day tickets ? The official website needs to ballot and i'm scared that we won't get the tickets there. I have read some forum recommending to buy it online but some say to be careful of scam.
      (2) Any budget hotel or inn which is nearby Old Trafford. We arriving on Thurs (19th) so thought of going Old Trafford tour nxt day (Fri - 20th) followed by watching matchday football nxt day (Sat -21st)
      (3) Since its away matches at Anfield, how long the journey from Manchester to Anfield and what mode of public transport should i take.
      (4) Is it safe for us tourist to travel away to Anfield .. haha
      Hope to get some helpful tips here.
      Thanks in advance.

      4 Answers Jan 1, 2015 at 1:40 AM
    • Walking distance?

      by Hodgsons Online Now Sep 17, 2014 at 11:19 PM

      Hi - can we walk from long stay (outdoor ) car park for T1/3 at Manchester airport to Bewleys hotel also onsite?

      5 Answers Sep 18, 2014 at 7:49 AM
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      Manchester Airport

      by svetlanaM1 Online Now Aug 3, 2014 at 4:18 AM

      Hello, Friends! My aircraft is to land at 16-30. I'll need to pass the passport control and take my trunk away then. I'am going to buy 18-00-hour Nothernrail ticket to Edinburgh. Is it 1h and 30mins enough to catch this train?

      Thanks in advance.



      5 Answers Aug 3, 2014 at 2:03 PM
    • distance in miles

      by robroymcgregor Online Now Mar 28, 2014 at 11:54 AM

      how far is wythenshaw forum from piccadilly train station in miles in a taxi how much should it coszt

      3 Answers Mar 29, 2014 at 1:03 PM
    • coronation street

      by davio1313 Online Now Mar 17, 2014 at 3:35 PM

      how long does it take to get to coronation street from manchester much in a taxi.

      4 Answers Mar 18, 2014 at 5:26 PM
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      Terminal 1 or 3

      by Blahnix Online Now Mar 13, 2014 at 12:44 PM

      Hi, Does anyone know which terminal in Manchester airport I would leave from this coming Saturday, flying to Lyon, France.
      My booking confirmation states T.3 but the reminder email I received states T.1 which leaves me confused.
      I have looked on the site and it states T.3. I have tried to telephone but after holding for 20 minutes had to give up holding so, please, please if anyone has flown to France from Manchester airport recently, with easyJet please ease my mind and let me know ASAP.
      Many thanks

      10 Answers Mar 14, 2014 at 10:44 AM
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      Transportation and attractions in Manchester?

      by SusanfromCanada Online Now Mar 8, 2014 at 4:13 PM

      After we get off the train at Manchester, Picadilly, how far is it to the set of Coronation Street and what type of transportation do you recommend to get there? Do you recommend certain attractions as must see in Manchester?

      20 Answers Apr 28, 2016 at 12:10 AM
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      Trains and planes

      by Dabs Online Now Feb 11, 2014 at 7:26 PM

      I'm starting to get my UK adventure booked and this is what we're doing (I think). I'm flying into Edinburgh and then will travel to Manchester where I will meet Mr. Dabs and pick up a car.

      1) where should we pick up the car? Airport? Train station? (if we take the train back to London)
      2) what's the best way for me to get between Edinburgh & Manchester? Are advance tickets much cheaper?

      Then we will meander through England, Wales and then loop back up to Manchester where we will drop the car and take a train back to London Friday afternoon/night. We're flying out of LHR VERY early Sunday and Mr. Dabs loves to spend Saturday in London. Based on what we're seeing and my already booked Highclere tickets, the Manchester to Manchester loop makes more sense than dropping the car in London (and paying a drop fee)

      1) what's the best way to get back to London from Manchester? I found Virgin trains which had advance tickets for 12.50£, I saw that there was a bus, but it looks to be about twice as long. Is there another train? Megatrain (which I believe is just the regular train with a special car) doesn't seem to exist.

      16 Answers Feb 15, 2014 at 4:01 AM
    • Bus service 192

      by Jollyjapes34 Online Now Feb 11, 2014 at 1:23 PM

      I will be travelling from Stockport on bus service 192 to Manchester but want to go to the Opera House theatre - could you tell me if this service goes near or do I have to go into Manchester and catch another bus out to the theatre.


      5 Answers Feb 13, 2014 at 4:49 AM
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      Epl matches

      by JosephW10 Online Now Jan 16, 2014 at 1:29 AM

      Hi everyone !

      I will be in Manchester this weekend from 17th jan till 20th jan.

      Please advise me how to buy a ticket to watch either Manchester United, Manchester city, arsenal, Liverpool or Chelsea match.

      All the tickets are sold out online or only available to members.

      Appreciate your help!

      Thank you !


      7 Answers Jan 16, 2014 at 7:28 AM
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      I would like to see The Theatre of Dreams!

      by MarekH Online Now Nov 5, 2013 at 7:29 AM

      Hello everyone!
      I go to Manchester for a few days. Could you recommend some places which are worth seeing? I'm a big fan of Manchester United, So especially i'd like to see old trafford. Could you tell me how to get there?

      Thanks for all your answers & your help! :)

      4 Answers Nov 5, 2013 at 1:04 PM
    • Trip to Manchester

      by ziutamce Online Now Oct 19, 2013 at 11:31 AM

      Hi, next weekend I'm going to go to Manchester. What should I see there necessarily, and please recommend me some cheap hostels where I could stay for 2 nights. Thank you in advance.

      4 Answers Oct 20, 2013 at 12:43 AM