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    • 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* +

    • 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.

    • Transit visa?

      Heathrow Sep 24, 2016 at 3:21 PM

      Hi, I'm traveling from Finaldn to India and having a Transit in Heathrow. I have been trying to understand do i need a transit visa or not, but seems difficult to actually understand that. I have a transit where is need to change terminal, from terminal 3 to terminal 4. I have bought the ticket under the same number, so should be a need to leave the airport, besides the transit. I'm nepalese. So any experience or help, what kind of visa do i need?

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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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      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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      Where to go before evening ferry from Harwich

      Colchester Sep 23, 2016 at 3:35 PM

      Hi and thanks in advance for your time!

      Towards the end of October, I'm going to be coming by car from southern England to Harwich to catch an overnight ferry to Holland. I'm going to have some time to kill from probably 1pm to around 7.30pmish, as I think check-in starts at 8pm. I'm thinking of going to Colchester zoo in the afternoon then to the Waterfront restaurant, Lower Marine Parade, Harwich then to the port to check-in.

      My main concerns are the weather could turn out to be terrible, with the zoo turning out to be a bad idea, especially at this time of year. I have looked at information on Colchester itself and it looks pretty from what I can tell, but am unsure if I could spend so much time there around shops, etc.

      I'm looking for options in the event of bad weather. I'm fairly open minded as to where to go, as long as it's not too far from the A12 (15-20 minutes or thereabouts) or A120.

      Any suggestions would be really appreciated and sorry for the length of this!


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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..


    • 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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      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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      Good London areas to stay for vacation?

      London Sep 24, 2016 at 11:51 PM

      Hi! I am going to London in middle novemberfor a 4-night stay with a friend. I need advice as to where in London to book a hotel. Ideally I would like some place centrally located, with plenty of good budget restaurants, clothes stores, book stores, cafés and parks. I am not going to any of the big attractions such as Buckingham palace or Madame Tussauds, so proximity to tourist attractions is of non value. I want nice relaxed atmoshere, a safe neighbourhood and plenty of people-gazing opportunities. Also, if there are any places known for great Pokemon-spawns, thats a plus!

      Is Soho good? Regents park?
      Please help! /Maline


    Popular Nottinghamshire Travel Answer Locations

    • Need advice

      Nottingham Jun 19, 2016 at 7:39 AM

      I'll be studying at the Jubilee campus and don't know which hotel to stay in. I'm between Ibis and Premier Inn Nottingham arena. Which hotel would be more convenient in terms of transportation and accessability?

      6 Answers Jun 19, 2016 at 11:51 AM
    • Which hotel is better

      Nottingham Jun 18, 2016 at 8:25 AM

      I can't make up my mind where to book my stay. The Britannia hotel or Ibis hotel. I'm a student in the Jubilee campus.

      3 Answers Jun 18, 2016 at 10:47 AM
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      Nottingham City Buses

      Nottingham Mar 5, 2016 at 10:46 AM

      Our trip to Nottingham is drawing nearer and I already got some good advice from members here, for which I am grateful. But now it comes to details. Please bear with me, LOL - I'd be less nervous if I was travelling by myself but I am in charge of our small group, and I have a reputation to lose and lengthy discussions to avoid: think five ladies who all consider themselves travel-experienced but know close to nothing about this particular city. In other words, I'd appreciate idiot-proof directions...

      Question: How to get from Nottingham railway station to our hotel in Derby Road (The Strathdon)?
      It is probably a bit too far to walk with luggage.

      I found but somehow i get stuck in the route planner. In the map I see a bus stop just opposite the hotel in front of the cathedral, but it does not seem to have a name. The system does not recognize the address of the hotel and keeps sending me to some village southwest of the city.
      Can we buy tickets from the bus driver, from a ticket machine, or where and how? Do we buy five singles, or is there a cheaper option?
      Travel date and time is next Wednesday in the late afternoon.

      Thank you for your understanding and for any help! ;-)

      7 Answers Mar 15, 2016 at 10:24 AM
    • Christmas market from Dakota Nottingham

      Nottingham Nov 19, 2015 at 10:13 AM

      The best method of transport to get from the dakota nottingham hotel to the old market square (where the christmas market will be?)

      4 Answers Nov 19, 2015 at 3:20 PM
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      Nottingham - in and around

      Nottingham Oct 20, 2015 at 3:47 PM

      Well, one should not have "great ideas"... I find myself in the situation that I'll have to plan and organize a trip to Nottingham for a small group, without having ever been there. Please help me to find and sort some thoughts and point me into directions for further research. We are in the very first stages of brainstorming, so forgive my present ignorance. Detailed and well-researched questions will surely follow later on when the idea becomes a plan.

      Background: We have been invited to Nottingham for the anniversary of our sister club (one weekend), and the basic idea is planning our own trip of 5-6 days around this. Travel date will be mid March - this is non-negotiable because of the event that we will be attending. Not the most perfect season, I know, but we want to make the best of it.

      Who: small group of 6-8 ladies between fourties and seventies. Some walking is fine but not too strenuous hikes.

      Interests: vary, of course, but culture and history rank high, museums and historical buildings (so far I found the castle, Wollaton Hall and the textile museum, City of Caves, maybe Galleries of Justice Museum). The footsteps of Robin Hood should also be followed.
      Some spare time for shopping will be appreciated. Are there any good street markets, or areas with little shops, arts and crafts and such, in Nottingham?

      Option a) staying the whole time in Nottingham, and including a day trip or two. Hints are welcome: Any good day trip options, easy to reach on public transport, preferably trains? A castle, a picturesque village or small town, a historical town/city with a great cathedral, etc.? Lincoln perhaps?

      Option b) a second base in a different city for 2-3 nights. Undecided where.

      Looks like the most convenient airport will be Birmingham, as there are direct flights from Frankfurt. Any comments on the city of Birmingham, is it worth a closer look and consideration?

      14 Answers Mar 15, 2016 at 3:08 AM
    • B&B's in NEwark and Southwell

      Newark upon Trent Jan 21, 2014 at 4:05 AM

      Does anyone have a list of B&B's in Newark and Southwell areas please?

      I need accomodation for wedding guests in Upton for August

      Thanks somuch

      2 Answers Jan 21, 2014 at 10:11 AM
    • Tell me about Newark

      Newark upon Trent Dec 2, 2013 at 11:08 AM

      I'm thinking of moving to Newark, is this a good, where else could I consider?

      24 Answers Dec 4, 2013 at 6:25 AM
    • from london to nottingham

      Nottingham Oct 18, 2013 at 10:16 AM

      Hi everyone!
      I want to visit Nottingham in December for my University graduation ceremony. I will travel from Dusseldorf and I would like to ask for the most efficient way to reach Nottingham. I suppose I have to fly to London and then....?
      Please guide me...!

      17 Answers Oct 30, 2013 at 2:04 PM
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      Anyone remember Choy's chinese restaurant (40 years ago)?

      Nottingham Oct 12, 2013 at 5:14 AM

      Had a reunion in Nottingham with 4 others - we began our postgrad studies together at the University 41 years ago! None of them remembered us going to Choy's Chinese restaurant somewhere in the town centre. I learnt to use chopsticks there! Did I imagine it? Hope someone can help! Steve

      3 Answers Oct 21, 2013 at 5:26 AM
    • traveling to Newark on Trent

      Sutton in Ashfield Mar 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM

      How the cheapest traveling from Sutton in Ashfield to Newark on Trent apart from car

      3 Answers Mar 6, 2013 at 11:33 PM
    • East Midlands airport to Rome or Paris

      Nottingham Oct 8, 2010 at 8:37 PM

      I would like to fly budget airline from Nottingham to either these two cities. Rome or Paris from mid December 2010 for a week. What airlines fly there?

      4 Answers Oct 11, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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      Beeches Hotel

      Nottingham May 19, 2009 at 9:02 AM

      We're staying in the Beeches Hotel for the Cricket in a couple of weeks time. Is it OK? When we're not at the cricket is there anything interesting to see ? Any nice restaurants? Not toooo dear!! Thanks

      2 Answers May 19, 2009 at 9:39 AM
    • Interesting Clubs

      Nottingham Oct 7, 2008 at 7:31 AM


      I'm going to be in Nottingham till the end of the month. Are there any good night clubs to go out to? I was thinking of Gatecrasher. Has anyone been there/recomend it?

      Thanks in advance...

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      Barge Cruise- Trent & Mersey Canal

      Nottingham Jun 3, 2008 at 5:16 AM

      Good Day

      We are going on a Barge cruise from the 1st-8th October, departure point will be Sawley Marina in Long Eaton.

      I would just like to know a few things:
      * What is the weather like at this time of year?
      * We will be arriving in Nottingham on the 30th to start the barge the next day so we would need to sleep over 1 night, would you recommend we spend one night in Nottingham or Long Eaton, is it easy enough to get from Nottingham to Long Eaton and what is the cost roughly?

      That's about it. Hope someone could be of assistance.

      Thank You,

      11 Answers Sep 16, 2008 at 4:40 AM
    • To Hull

      Nottingham May 25, 2008 at 3:14 PM

      Using public transport, can I get to Hull and back in the one day?
      I have checked some timetables but it doesn't look too promising.

      2 Answers May 25, 2008 at 11:33 PM
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      Nottingham and english pubs: gay v straight -Is it ok?

      Nottingham Apr 13, 2008 at 11:41 AM

      Greetings All,
      I am going to be in Nottingham on business. My co worker in nottingham said it was customary to go to a nightclub that was gay. However, my fellow portugese friends may feel a little bit strange going to bar that is for gay folks. My question is, is it really customary , common and accepted for straight men and women to to go a club that is designated for gays? if so, then great, its a custom and no issues. If not, then i probably wouldnt recommend it. We want to experience the true english experience, but i dont want to be out of place.

      12 Answers Sep 16, 2008 at 4:35 AM
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      Nottingham for 1 Day

      Nottingham Mar 8, 2008 at 10:27 AM

      I will be arriving in Nottingham on a Thursday for a brief visit to the Nottingham City Hospital. Looking for some ideas on sightseeing and pubs to visit. I will be arriving by train, staying at the "Park Inn", and will not have access to a car.


      8 Answers Mar 9, 2008 at 4:08 PM
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      Pre-Theatre Eating

      Nottingham Mar 2, 2008 at 7:59 AM

      Has anyone eaten at the restaurant at the Royal Concert Hall and if so, what is it like?
      Can anyone recommend somewhere nice to eat before the theatre?

      2 Answers Mar 3, 2008 at 12:25 AM
    • Traditional Live Irish Music

      Nottingham Dec 27, 2007 at 4:01 AM

      Was hoping someone could direct me to some live Irish music. Currently travel to the Dog and Partridge in Sheffield. Anything similar closer to home?

    • Late Night Shopping

      Nottingham Nov 20, 2007 at 12:55 PM

      What time does the Late Night Shopping finish on Wednesdays?

      1 Answer Nov 20, 2007 at 1:11 PM
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      Two more questions

      Nottingham Oct 23, 2007 at 12:01 PM

      After posting my question, I found out the following places for my daughter. Which one do you think is more fun for our daughter and how do we get there?
      Finally how do we get to McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, Mansfield from our hotel? Thanks and promise no more questions till tomorrow :)

      2 Answers Oct 26, 2007 at 2:23 AM
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      Please help me!

      Nottingham Oct 23, 2007 at 11:14 AM

      * We will be staying at Village Hotel & Leisure Club Nottingham and considering that we will be arriving in Nottingham by train from Edinburgh which train station should we take off?
      * Is there a night train to save us from one night hotel cost from Edinburgh to Nottingham?
      * Any interesting places for our 4.5 years old daughter to see in Nottingham? (like a zoo or something about Robin Hood, Disney etc.?)
      * Any outlet shopping near Nottingham?
      * Which club or restaurant would you recommend for our two nights at Nottingham again considering our daughter?

      Thanks in advance!

      1 Answer Oct 23, 2007 at 1:06 PM
    • Cheap short stay in Nottingham

      Nottingham Oct 13, 2007 at 3:49 AM

      Does anyone know of any cheap short stay (one week) accomodation in Nottingham City Centre?

      2 Answers Oct 17, 2007 at 9:02 AM
    • Nottingham to London and back

      Nottingham Oct 6, 2007 at 2:52 PM

      I am new to UK, I want to visit london on 13 and 14 Oct 2007. I have few queries.
      1. What is the cheapest way to get there> {We are 2 ppl travelling}
      2. What are the best places to visit there and best possible transport.
      I would be staying in companys guest house in Twickenham TW2 6JL

      Thanks in advance

      5 Answers Sep 16, 2008 at 4:56 AM
    • WHERE???

      Nottingham Sep 12, 2007 at 3:12 PM


      I'm travelling to Notts with my GF (gorgeous!!) from Switzerland on 19&20. Can anybody recommend a smooth place to hang out?

      3 Answers Sep 13, 2007 at 11:45 PM
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      Where else can we to go in Nottingham?

      Nottinghamshire Sep 11, 2007 at 6:02 PM

      A group of 7 will be Nottingham this coming October for annual excursion. We have visited the Castle, Trip to Jelusleum, Victoria Centre, Trent River, Cricket Ground and West Brigdefort.

      Where else can we go this time? VT member please enlightened. Thank you in advance.

      3 Answers Sep 14, 2007 at 1:38 PM
    • Travel from Nottingham to London

      Nottingham Aug 25, 2007 at 6:53 AM


      I will be staying in innkeeper's lodge during my trip to nottingham. Can anyone advise what's the best way to travel to london (paddington station area)& what's the cost & time of journey.

      7 Answers Aug 30, 2007 at 10:15 AM
    • Park Plaza Hotel, Nottingham

      Nottingham Aug 23, 2007 at 10:43 AM

      Does this hotel charge for 800 number calls, for international calling card calls, for local calls, or for internet access? If so, how much? If you don't bring a lap top, is there a computer available for internet access and at what cost? Thanks

      1 Answer Aug 23, 2007 at 11:12 AM
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      Pub meal for 15 people

      Nottingham Aug 20, 2007 at 3:38 AM

      I am trying to organise an afternoon meal/buffet for 15 family members for a Saturday afternoon in Nottingham. Preferably centre or not far from it.
      I like the idea of a pub sort of setting. Does anyone have any ideas of pubs etc that could accomodate us and, of course, with good food and beer and pleasant surroundings.

      In the evening we would like to find a place close to Park Plaza Hotel that may put on a sort of 'finger buffet' for the group.

      I would appreciate any help at all -- looking for a saturday in late september.

      regards, pete

      5 Answers Aug 26, 2007 at 12:25 AM
    • Hotels nearest to University of Nottingham

      Nottingham Aug 16, 2007 at 11:20 PM


      Appreciate recommendation from anyone for good and inexpensive
      hotels nearest to University of Nottingham, preferably walking
      distances away.


      1 Answer Aug 17, 2007 at 5:24 AM