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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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    • 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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      New Years Eve

      London Dec 6, 2016 at 3:04 PM

      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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    • Leeds, Temple Newsam, where to stay

      Leeds Nov 11, 2016 at 2:55 PM

      I plan to drive from the Scottish Borders, stopping at Hadrian's Wall then to Leeds where I'd spend one night then visit Temple Newsam the following morning.

      Can anyone recommend a pleasant b&b near TN?

      Is Temple Newsam in the city, a suburb or rural area? I'd like to stay in a less populated area.

      I haven't been able to learn much on the net. Is Wakefield convenient to TN?

      Thanks!

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    • Best area to stay

      London Nov 17, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Which area is the best location and most convenient to stay? Traveling with my husband and 8 year old! Want to be somewhat close to all the sightseeing! TIA!

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      Best restaurants in Nottingham, near City of Caves

      Nottingham Dec 5, 2016 at 7:18 AM

      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 Dec 5, 2016 at 4:23 AM

      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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    • 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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      Airside transit or visitor in transit visa or no visa requirement in heathrow airport?

      Heathrow Dec 7, 2016 at 6:31 PM

      Hi everybody, I am Brent, from Vietnam. Now Im living in Hungary and then I have resident permit of an EEA members (as Hungarian resident permit).
      In Jan 2017, my friend (Hungarian) and I (vietnamese, have an EEA resident permit) is going to travel to Vietnam by British Airways, in which we will transit in Heathrow Airport for about 5 hours. We are arriving to heathrow in terminal 3 and then departing in terminal 4. So please help us, in this case, do we need to apply for the airside transit visa or visiting in transit visa?

      1. We have 2 ways ticket (go to vietnam and back to hungary)
      2. We are a Hungarian and Vietnamese (Have hungarian resident permit) and ofc valid passport and vietnamese visa.
      3. British airways has confirmed that our checked bags will be sent directly to the last destination.
      4. We have to change terminal in the Heathrow airport.

      Thanks very much and best regard !!

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    • Best transportation to Stonehenge and Glastonbury Tor

      London Dec 5, 2016 at 9:14 AM

      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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      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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    • 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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    • 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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      Narrowboat Holidays on English canals.

      England Dec 5, 2016 at 4:46 PM

      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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      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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    • 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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      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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    • traveling from manchester airport to sheffield

      by orladonaghy Online Now Jan 23, 2014 at 5:07 AM

      Hi I am flying into Manchester & need to get to sheffield as I am going to snooker world championships can anyone advise me best why to do this. Thanks

      4 Answers Jan 23, 2014 at 1:09 PM
    • Basketball

      by kolor99 Online Now Oct 7, 2013 at 9:41 AM

      Hi, I'm looking for basketball team in Sheffield for girls. I practise basketball for 6 years. In October I moved out from Warsaw, and i really want to continue basketball training in England. Please help me :)

      5 Answers Oct 8, 2013 at 9:04 AM
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      Meadowhall Park and Ride

      by Piggy73 Online Now Apr 20, 2013 at 6:33 AM

      I am hoping to use the park & ride and catch the tram to the Don Valley stadium - but it is not clear what the cost will be. I would really appreciate if someone can clarify this. The tram site says it is £3 return or I could get a day travel ticket for £4.00. Another site says the fare is £4.50 and I have to purchase the ticket from a machine in the car park? There was also something about a family travelcard for £6.50 - can 2 adults travel on this without children in the family?
      Also one person travelling with us has a UK concessionary travel pass - is this valid from the park and ride for free travel?
      Thanks in advance for any information.

      8 Answers Apr 22, 2013 at 1:10 AM
    • Neon Signs, HELP!

      by 594153 Online Now May 2, 2012 at 6:32 AM

      Hi I'm currently doing photoshoots with neon signs and am using the 'made in sheffield' cow vintage shop, leadmill, showroom cinema and uncle bens on eccy road. Is there any other interesting neon signs that might make a good photo? Also does anyone know the best place to view the neon 'i love you' sign on park hill bridge?

      1 Answer May 3, 2012 at 4:44 PM
    • Widnes to Sheffield

      by joanstanley Online Now Jan 20, 2011 at 2:26 AM

      My husband has an appointment at The Royal Hallamshire Hospspital for tests. He will only be there for the day on February 7th. He will be going by ambulance so therefore I can not go with him. I would like to be there for him and I am looking into the probability of getting there on my own. I don't drive, I am 76 years of age but in good health. Does anyone know of any transport from Widnes, Cheshire. It is near to Warrington and Liverpool.
      Thank you Joan Stanley

      5 Answers Jan 21, 2011 at 7:49 AM
    • Sunday Nights in Sheffield

      by Meow_Sweetcheeks Online Now May 6, 2010 at 3:49 AM

      Hey, I'm going to a gig in Sheffield on a Sunday and staying in the city centre and am wondering if there's anywhere open Sunday nights 11pm onwards for a drink/dance. Any suggestions would be welcome thanks!

      1 Answer May 6, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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      Trams from ALARA Bed & Breakfast to City of Sheffield

      by irish147 Online Now Apr 12, 2010 at 2:16 PM

      What trains can you take from city to ALARA Bed & Breakfast in Hillsborough, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 2DH


      Thanks

      mike :)

      2 Answers Nov 21, 2010 at 2:25 AM
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      One Day in Sheffield

      by Skinke Online Now Jan 1, 2010 at 5:55 PM

      We find ourselves with 1 extra day of travel during our trip to Yorkshire. Leaving Whitby toward London for return flight to USA gives us an opportunity to spend a brief time along a direct train route South. Our thinking was check out Whitby hotel early, short train somewhere in order to experience a different destination and next day long travel back to London ( we have already spent some tome there in the beginning of our trip ) Hotel in London will be close to Heathrow. We are interested in Sheffield because of its botanical gardens, the Wintergarden and Magna. Any comments from the VT gang would be appreciated in support of this plan as well as recommendations for hotel choices and things to do for an afternoon in Sheffield.
      Thanks
      Skinke

      3 Answers Jan 2, 2010 at 11:00 AM
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      Getting from National Express arrival bus station to Moncrieffe Road, Netheredge

      by Gichuck Online Now Jul 16, 2009 at 7:22 AM

      Can I ask for local advice please, on several related questions. We (2) are arriving in Sheffield on a National Express coach from Leeds on Saturday 18 July. We then need to get to Moncrieffe Road. I gather the bus is the 22. Where exactly does the coach arrive, and where should I catch the 22? Or, as we are two, should we take a taxi?

      Further question. Do I need to book the National Express coach in advance from Leeds to Sheffield, or can we book when we get to the bus station? We are flying in to Leeds Bradford airport, so we cannot be sure of when we will get to Leeds bus station.

      Thanks for your help and advice.
      GI Chuck, Dublin, Ireland

      2 Answers Aug 16, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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      Any B&B's in Sheffield City

      by irish147 Online Now Jan 21, 2009 at 9:57 AM

      I looked online and cant find too many B&B's in Sheffield, have you been to a BB in the city?

      Thanks
      Michael

      6 Answers Apr 17, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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      Hillsborough

      by Maxus Online Now Sep 29, 2008 at 9:23 AM

      Hiya Folks,

      I am organising a training event in Hillsborough Barracks and I’m looking for accommodation for several people.

      It needs to be a reasonable standard, safe etc and handy for the barracks (easy walking distance if possible).

      I know the Garrison and that’s ideal but I also need somewhere else.

      Thanks

      Mark

      3 Answers Sep 29, 2008 at 1:35 PM
    • Sheffield Transportation

      by kimkellykari Online Now Feb 22, 2008 at 10:28 AM

      Thanks for your help in locating a hotel. I did have one other questions, as we are leaning towards staying at the Hilton on 2 Funival Street. Can we walk from the train station to there with a couple pieces of luggage.

      Thanks
      Kim

      6 Answers Mar 19, 2008 at 12:21 AM
    • Hotel In Sheffield

      by kimkellykari Online Now Feb 21, 2008 at 11:03 AM

      Hi


      I spend a wonderful vacation in Sheffield last year and am coming back agin this year. I stayed at the Mecure last year but someone suggested the Hilton. Any input on which one would be more better traveling wise from the Rail station

      Thanks Kim

      1 Answer Feb 22, 2008 at 4:51 AM
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      Nice Cafés in Sheffield and best area to live

      by Tavso9 Online Now Feb 18, 2008 at 3:58 AM

      Hey everyone,
      I moved to Sheffield last summer and I'm still desperately looking for nice Cafés preferably some with sofas and alike.

      I'm currently living in Crookesmoor but thinking of moving to another area, but I'm not sure where (but one or two nice cafès around is very important ;-). I have to admit that I haven't seen very much of sheffield up to now but would like to change that. Any suggestions where to live are very welcome.

      Hope to hear from you :)
      Tatjana

      3 Answers Mar 5, 2008 at 2:35 PM
    • Location of hotel

      by kimkellykari Online Now Oct 3, 2007 at 11:39 AM

      Hi

      I am spending my Christmas vacation in Sheffield and will be arriving by train. I will be staying at the Leopold Hotel on Leopold square and I wanted to know if it was in walking distance of the train station. I really enjoyed my two day stay last year and am looking forward to spending a little more time walking around the area. If any one has any suggestions of places that would be cool to visit , please let me know.

      Thanks Kim

      7 Answers Nov 10, 2007 at 2:58 PM
    • how much

      by tamsinomara Online Now Oct 19, 2006 at 9:34 AM

      how much would it cost for 7 bigginers at skiing

      2 Answers Oct 19, 2006 at 11:06 AM
    • Sheffield Wednesday vs Brighton tickets wanted

      by tanzc69 Online Now Mar 28, 2006 at 5:02 AM

      If anyone has either 2 adults 1 child or 3 adult tickets available to see the Wednesday vs Brighton game please get in contact to name your price
      Thanks

      1 Answer Mar 28, 2006 at 9:40 AM
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      need some info on travel in sheffield

      by YorkshireRose Online Now Mar 24, 2006 at 5:26 AM

      Hiya , hope someone can help me out here... going to a concert in Sheffield 28th april... how easy is it to get taxis in and around sheffield. Also anyone know of a nice place to have something to eat and drink .... finally staying in the Ibis Hotel which i do knows five or so mins walk away from the train station but how far from the hotel to the meadow hall... thanks in advance CMC

      4 Answers Apr 18, 2006 at 1:56 PM
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      Planning to tavel to Sheffield

      by duck1981 Online Now Feb 24, 2005 at 7:07 PM

      Hi,

      I am from Singpore. Just a few question about Sheffield. I am going to take a plane from Singapore to Sheffield. I do a lot search about Sheffield and find out that there is no international flight to Sheffield City Airport (Correct me if I am wrong). What i plan is to take a plane to Manchester Airport then a coach to Sheffield.

      Is there any good alternative way to Sheffield?

      Any near International Airport from Sheffield rather than Manchester?

      And maybe anyone can give mi a few website to booking of coaches and the operating time and the estimated price of the coaches.

      Thank You.
      Alvin

      9 Answers Aug 25, 2013 at 1:41 AM
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      Europe tour planning

      by suparna Online Now Jan 31, 2005 at 1:42 PM

      Hi friends, My husband and I are planning to celebrate our 1st Anniversary by an Europe tour (duration 18th Mar - 29th Mar, 05). Presently we are residing at Sheffield. We intend to cover Holland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and France. Our budget for the tour is £ 1000.00 inclusive of visa and all other charges & taxes. We need your help in deciding the following: 1) The best itinerary within this budget. 2) The modes of travel we can avail and their contact points for making such bookings. 4) The contact points in the respective cities that we can contact for hotels & city tours. 5) The most dependable Schengen Visa Agent in Sheffield whom we can approach. We thank you in advance for your time and hope to draw up a memorable tour plan. Best regards Suparna

      2 Answers Feb 1, 2005 at 1:12 AM
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      Sheffield wednesday

      by vinsin Online Now Dec 13, 2004 at 5:04 AM

      i no this is not a travel related question but if any one knows any shops over there that sell Sheffield Wednesday kits for kids coudl you plesae let me no. Pretty hard to get here as you may guess.Thanks for any help you can give (",)

      2 Answers Dec 13, 2004 at 12:43 PM
    • Comedy clubs

      by yorkiepuddin Online Now Jun 23, 2003 at 10:13 AM

      Where is the best place to go out for a comedy night as Sheffield only seems to have 1 which is in a pub on Thursday's only?

      1 Answer Jun 23, 2003 at 2:19 PM