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    • Manchester discount card

      Manchester Jul 21, 2016 at 3:47 AM

      Hi,
      Is theMANCHESTERcard.com discount card worth buying?
      Tommy

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    • 15 hour transit/ stopover?

      London Jul 3, 2016 at 2:57 PM

      Hi all!
      I am soon to be travelling to Mauritius with my 2 small children from London.
      We have a 15 hour transit.
      My daughter has learning disabilities, she will be using her pushchair.
      I was wanting to know about assistance at Dubai and what I can arrange prior to travel. Any advice gratefully received.

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      transportation (liverpool to manchester)

      Manchester 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 thetrainline.com.

      please advise

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      Around Wiltshire area

      England Jul 17, 2016 at 2:42 AM

      I would like your ideas of where to use has a base to stay and visit other places by bus ( mainly ) or train. Which is best connected? - My places i wish to visit are, Swindon, Didcot rail centre, Salisbury, Amesbury, Devizes, Marlborough , and Winchester. I would stay 4 or 5 nights, would two bases be any good ? Would not go to all places Thanks.

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    • this weekend

      Goathland Jul 1, 2016 at 1:55 PM

      What is happening this weekend in gothland

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      friends visa

      London Jun 25, 2016 at 3:57 AM

      Hi vt,ers
      I thought I would ask you guys before I research this as I know some of you will know. I have a friend from Saudi Arabia who is studying at Dublin University. Does he need a visa to come to London in the next 2 months. Saudi Arabia apparently has a deal with Ireland, something to do with not needing insurance but he is not sure about London. Any help would be more than welcome
      Thanks guys

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    • Transportation from Southampton to Heathrow

      London Jul 8, 2016 at 6:45 AM

      How can I get from the port Southampton to the airport Heathrow?

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    • Deciding between 2 hotels in London

      London Jul 1, 2016 at 3:53 AM

      I need advice in choosing between two hotels (London house hotel in Bayswater) and (Bladford near madame tussauds). The first is less expensive, slightly larger room, better rated, but I hear the location is crowded. The bladford is nice, but more expensive, but the location seems nicer than bayswater. Any ideas/advice? thank you!

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    • Local transport to Ferry Terminal?

      Poole Jun 24, 2016 at 10:18 AM

      I need to select a hotel near the Ferry and the catch a transport to the Ferry terminal to Cherbourg at 8:30 AM. HOW do I do this and get there by 7:30 AM??????

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    • English Teaching Courses in Asia

      London Jul 16, 2016 at 12:11 PM

      In which country in Asia can I follow a world class English teaching course? I'd like a 4 - 6 week intensive course. Which one is the best value for money?

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    • Place for dinner and drinks

      London Jul 15, 2016 at 2:43 AM

      Hi,
      Was wondering if there is any good place for dinner and drink around London eye? Taking team out tonight (5 of us), would like to be able to chat and connect with them while we drink. Budget £200. Thanks.

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    • accomodation east london

      London Jul 6, 2016 at 11:23 PM

      clean dwelling,for Mum Dad and young daughter air bnb etc reasonably priced in east London
      thank you Robert

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    • 4 hour transit in Heathrow on our way to US. Arrival T#5 and departure T#3. Do we need UK Visa?

      Heathrow Jun 27, 2016 at 10:53 AM

      My wife and I would like to travel to New York on the 18th July 2016 and back on the 9th August 2016. We have selected the American Airlines (operated by British Airways) which. We understood that we will have a stopover (transit) at Heathrow Airport for less than 4 hours both ways. We have 1 year Multiple entry Visa to the USA. I have also 6 months re-entry visa to the UK, however my wife has not got UK Visa. The arrival terminal is 5 and the departure terminal to US is 3.
      Do we need to go through passport control or there is a bus within the transit area for flight connection? Would you also please confirm whether UK Visa is a must or as it is only a short duration transit no need for UK Visa.

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    • Best Hotel to Stay in London?

      London 20 hours ago

      Hi I will be visiting London in month of August! So please guide me the best hotel to stay in Cheers!

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    • Transit without visa UK

      Heathrow Jul 19, 2016 at 4:45 PM

      I landed in Canada from india on 31st May,2016 via london.I had a stopover of 14 hours and I was given Transit without visa for 24 hours landside for overnight stay,since I was having entry visa to Canada.Now that I am moving back to India with same stopover of 14 hours at London.But this time its morning and my flight will depart at 20.45 in evening from London .My PR card had been applied but same is not reached as yet.My question is will I be able to get Transit without visa for staying in nearby hotel,as I am travelling with kids ?Secondly,my departing terminal is T4,where hotel heathrow is connected via covered walkway,Can we go to this hotel straightway or need to cross Immigration as well ?Pl.advise.
      My ticket is one single ticket from Canada to india with stopover at London.

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    • Accessing Terminal 2 from Terminal 3

      Heathrow Jul 14, 2016 at 11:33 PM

      I am new to VT and apologize if similar posts show up. I think my previous questions have not posted due to my email not being verified so I am trying again.

      My wife and I will be flying British Airways arriving terminal 3 and leaving terminal 5. We have a 6 hour layover in Heathrow and would like to access the United Club Lounge located in terminal 2.

      It is my understanding in reading other posts that you can only have access to the terminal you are leaving from. However, I have also read something about terminals 2 and 3 being connected by a walkway. Does this mean that if we fly into terminal 3 we could have access to terminal 2 even through we are not flying out of there? Or is there a security check point between terminal 3 and the United Club Lounge we would be trying to get to in terminal 2.

      Thanks so much!

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    • What is the nearest YHA or backpackers to Canada Water tube ??

      London Jul 4, 2016 at 3:28 AM

      What is the nearest YHA or backpackers to Canada Water tube ??
      thanks

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      Travelling to Manchester- How to get there and what not to miss?

      Manchester 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 :)

       

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      Considering a first time stay in Paddington station area vs. Gloucester Road underground area

      London 21 hours ago

      We have often stayed by Gloucester Road underground stop and this time considering Paddington as different area to visit and to use one of the Heathrow trains from Paddington station to LHR. We have a relatively early flight, 10:00 am departure from terminal 3 and thought this might be easier than a hotel directly at the airport the night before or a taxi from Gloucester Road underground area. We didn’t consider the Tube with the luggage and the travel time it would take. Gloucester area is nice, can that be said of Paddington station area too, considering the pubs, restaurants, sights, people, etc. All comments and suggestions are greatly appreciated. Also, thanks to all that answered my June posting.

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      London pass

      London Jul 4, 2016 at 5:20 AM

      How useful or value for money is 'The London Pass'?

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    • Best time to visit London

      London Jun 29, 2016 at 4:56 AM

      What is the best time and cheapest way (Direct or connecting flight) from New Delhi, India to London.

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    • Cost of accommodations

      London Jul 8, 2016 at 1:07 PM

      Three women hoping to find triple room in London hotel in late September. How much should we expect to pay for a nice, not luxury, room in a central location? Thanks!

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      Place to stay

      London Jun 30, 2016 at 5:47 AM

      Hi.
      I'm looking for some advice on the best place to stay - not necessarily in London but not sure where to post. We are looking into a holiday where we fly to Stansted and then we will be spending a day in Legoland, a day in Chessington and a visit to the Natural History Museum for sure...other days are not planned yet. We will be travelling with a 4 and 2 yr old. We would find it easier to stay in an apartment rather than a hotel as it's easier with kids... but not sure which would be the best area to look which would be the most accessible to all the different locations as there is some travelling distance to all obviously. Also, if it would be possible to get around via public transport or best to rent a car?

      We would be travelling in October.

      Thanks!

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    • Query regarding Baggage and Change of terminal(Single Ticket)

      Heathrow Jul 14, 2016 at 2:52 PM

      Hi, I am an Indian student travelling to USA this August. There is a layover of 4 hours 15 minutes at Heathrow. Arrival at Terminal 4 and Departure from Terminal 3.

      My airline (Jet Airways) from India to LHR told me that ''your baggage will be through checked in till final destination.

      However in London there is change of terminal and airline so will be asked to identify your baggage on the arrival in London and then you need to hand over your baggage to American airline counter to board onward flight with them.''

      I have to also move from Terminal 4 to Terminal 3. I am a bit confused about what is to be done? (if it is checked through till last, then what do I have to do) If I have to carry my luggage, then will I have to pass through Immigration? Can someone please explain in some more details what exactly is required to be done on my part?

      I have checked (in fact mailed them too but with no definitive answer but only to go to this link) with the GOV.UK site [https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa]about requiring a transit visa. I think I am exempt as I am carrying an F1 Visa for USA. (Whether I answer Yes or No at the Border Control, in both there is an exemption mentioned if US Visa is available.)

      I have managed to reach this link[heathrow.com/flight-connecti...] which to some extent tries to clear things out but I am not so certain yet...

      Thanks in advance! :)

       

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    • Best place to meet and take someone for the first time

      London Jul 11, 2016 at 2:26 AM

      Hi, I am meeting someone at the airport and then we are going to spend some time together, being a Londoner I have this pressure to show her some good time..I prefer to relax and chill yet have a quality time. Is there any nice iconic bar or restaurant which might be unusual for a first date?

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      from Birmingham to Nottingham

      Birmingham Sep 8, 2015 at 4:58 AM

      i will arrive ti Birmingham airport tomorrow morning 8 am, i would like to go from there to Nottingham city by bus or train, so what should i ride from the airport ?

      12 Answers Sep 8, 2015 at 11:42 AM
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      Suggestions please

      Coventry Apr 24, 2015 at 10:09 PM

      I have never been to England and will be in Warwick until 29th June then am booked for a Cosmos Tour of Britain Scotland and Ireland on 12th July leaving from London and need some suggestions as to what would be a good place to base myself so I can do a bit of exploring off the beaten track for the 13 days in between. I was considering Coventry as may be able to get an airbnb accommodation there. Is this a good base and if not where would you suggest. Thanks, looking forward to some solutions. cheers.

      13 Answers Apr 25, 2015 at 9:32 AM
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      In Birmingham for 1-2 days

      Birmingham Jan 16, 2015 at 4:08 PM

      I am in Birmingham for almost 2 days. I am an adult male and would love to get ideas of the best things to see in that short time? I prefer not going to regular museums, churches etc. Thought maybe different sights, views, nature etc. I definitely would go to Bournville to Cadbury World. Can anyone give me suggestions of what cannot be missed when in around Birmingham area?
      Thank you,
      Hessel

      6 Answers Feb 22, 2016 at 7:30 AM
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      Best place for breakfast

      Birmingham Nov 6, 2014 at 6:54 AM

      Hi

      Going to birmingham on Saturday for the day was just wondering if someone could please tell me the best place to go for breakfast!!
      Thanks

      5 Answers Nov 8, 2014 at 3:12 PM
    • Looking for Hotel weekend 4th/5th July

      Birmingham Jun 18, 2014 at 11:49 PM

      Hi - my son and his friend are going to the Wireless festival in Perry Park from 4th July to 6th July. He doesn't want to take a car so is looking for a reasonably prices hotel ( £50 per night) that he can get to by public transport from Perry Park. So transport needs to be running at say 11.30pm on the Friday and Saturday Night.

      Nothing decent available in the centre of Birmingham but still availability in Edgbaston (Hagley Road).

      Does anyone know if buses run fairly late along the Hagley Road? if so, are they safe?

      Thanks for any help?

      3 Answers Jun 23, 2014 at 7:44 AM
    • Thinking about moving to warley, oldham

      Birmingham May 15, 2014 at 5:15 AM

      Hi

      We are thinking about moving to Warley, Oldham from London, as my husbands family is there. I do not know this area at all and wanted to find out what the area is like, I have children so would need to know what the local schools are like. Is it safe? What are the people like.

      5 Answers May 15, 2014 at 2:32 PM
    • Birmingham

      Birmingham May 2, 2014 at 3:54 AM

      Please I will like to know safe places for a family to move in, primary concern are my boys aged 14, 12, 10,Very good schools, High IQ (member of Mensa) Christian, African-British, Will work in schools, university or as a women support worker in charity organisation. I don't drink, party or club. Needs a friendly neighborhood as one of my sons is an outside games lover and footballer. Moderate cost of accommodation, don't mind outskirts as long as its not racist. Quiet, peaceful place with job opportunity. Thank you all

      2 Answers May 3, 2014 at 12:08 AM
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      Half-a-day to spend in and around Birmingham

      Birmingham Mar 5, 2014 at 4:02 AM

      I have around half-a-day to spend in and around Birmingham this weekend. Please let me know any ideas to spend the time. I also have my wife and 2 daughters (aged 8 & 5) travelling with me and any attractions for kids will also be useful.

      12 Answers Apr 26, 2014 at 3:57 AM
    • Moving to Birmingham

      Birmingham Dec 7, 2013 at 3:34 AM

      Hi,

      I am currently considering a position in Colemore Row Birmingham, and they have offered meaaccommodation in the area, would this be considered a safe area for a woman living alone. I have never visited Birmingham so just trying to gather as much information as I can. Your feedback would be much appreciated. Thanks.

      Kind regards
      Camilla

      4 Answers Apr 26, 2014 at 2:04 AM
    • UK travel

      Birmingham Oct 31, 2013 at 1:38 PM

      Hello everyone!
      I am David from Poland. I would like to spend week in Birmingham and I have never been tthere. Could you tell me what worth to see there? Where to stay in Birmingham?

      Thanks for your answers!

      6 Answers Nov 1, 2013 at 8:14 AM
    • Where is the Bullring?

      Birmingham Oct 23, 2013 at 7:43 AM

      Where abouts in the bullring in Birmingam?

      2 Answers Oct 23, 2013 at 1:18 PM
    • safe palces in birmingham

      Birmingham Oct 14, 2013 at 2:26 PM

      And what about Third Party (Metchley), Pritchatts Park Village or Vale Village,are they safe áreas to live?

      2 Answers Oct 15, 2013 at 12:09 PM
    • Quick stay

      Coventry Sep 17, 2013 at 4:00 PM

      Staying three days. in Meriden coventry. What is the best things to see in and around the area. Going around Sept. Thank you.

      6 Answers Sep 19, 2013 at 11:01 PM
    • Parking costs

      Birmingham Sep 12, 2013 at 10:54 AM

      Have just booked airport parking online and the price has come up as £0.00 for 2 weeks meet and greet. so followed booking through, put in payment details still a price of £0.00. Even had a confirmation booking email for £0.00 which includes Booking Ref and dates timings etc. Obviously there is some sort of balls up on their booking system!!! So will they have to honour my booking or will they f... me off if I rock up at the airport expecting free parking.

      22 Answers Sep 15, 2013 at 3:07 AM
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      Birmingham Airport

      Birmingham Jul 30, 2013 at 1:50 AM

      My Korean inlaws are arriving at Birmingham Airport late on Friday 2 August. They booked into the Etap Airport Hotel (soon to be IBIS). It looks to be a short walk from the arrivals hall, but a walk that could be complicated in the dark, to jet lagged travellers with limited English. I've looked at Google maps and Bing, but I've found it difficult to work out the exact route. has anyone done this walk? many thanks, GIChuck

      4 Answers Jul 31, 2013 at 4:41 AM
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      4 Days in Brum

      Birmingham Jul 10, 2013 at 7:02 AM

      What is the best things to see and/or do in 4 days?

      4 Answers Jul 10, 2013 at 9:32 AM
    • moving to brumm

      Birmingham May 2, 2013 at 9:23 AM

      hi guys, just wanted to ask bout oldbury as i am planning to move there summer holidays with 2 teenagers , is it an ok area to live esp with kids.... thank u all

      3 Answers May 3, 2013 at 9:38 AM
    • one day tour to Birmingham

      Birmingham Apr 11, 2013 at 5:46 AM

      What are the main tourist places to be visited in one day tour to Birmingham?

      3 Answers Apr 11, 2013 at 8:06 AM
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      parking nearby Birmingham airport

      Birmingham Feb 27, 2013 at 9:31 AM

      Does anyone know if one can park for 12 hours in the village of Bickenhill which is nearby? The official parking lots are all 4.5 miles away, you have to wait for transfer buses which only come every 30 minutes, so I am trying to find my own solution. Thanks for any tips,. Stefan

      4 Answers Mar 12, 2013 at 6:13 AM
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      Best way for students to travel around town

      Birmingham Sep 15, 2012 at 2:22 AM

      I'm an exchange student from Vancouver, Canada who's moving to Birmingham soon. I'll be living in Edgbaston and I was wondering what the best way to get around town is for a student (mostly from Edgbaston to the main shopping area and Broad Street) (ie. is there a certain bus pass or metro pass that I can buy for the term?). Thanks in advance

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2012 at 2:04 AM
    • Safe and green areas in and around Birmingham?

      Birmingham Apr 15, 2012 at 10:16 AM

      Need some help with finding a new home.
      Could you please recommend me a few places in/around Birmingham.

      It would be great if it's close to a train station for easier commuting to work.

      Thanks for any help!

      12 Answers Apr 16, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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      Nightlife and restaurants

      Birmingham Jan 16, 2012 at 6:59 AM

      We're 3 40-something females travelling to Birmingham for the weekend, staying in the centre. Looking for recommendations for restaurants and nightlife please. Venues with good live music would be great. Tyvm in advance

      4 Answers Jan 17, 2012 at 11:12 AM
    • Buses at airport

      Birmingham Dec 8, 2011 at 12:23 PM

      What is the best means to see the city by buses and any particular bus route I need to use to the balti triangle and ethnic shopping from international airport. Any approximate timings to eateries hotspot from international airport in evening. Any suggestions wellcome.

      2 Answers Dec 9, 2011 at 2:25 AM
    • Getting to Dublin by rail & Ferry

      Birmingham Oct 20, 2011 at 11:51 AM

      Any one have any tips on getting from Birmingham to Dublin by rail & ferry?

      7 Answers Oct 21, 2011 at 7:15 AM
    • Safe, Fun Area & Hotel easy travel to Aston Villa match & Rail Stations

      Birmingham Oct 20, 2011 at 11:47 AM

      Traveling to Birmingham from the USA for a long weekend to attend the Aston Villa V Manchester match. Will be flying into the Birmingham International. So, we need something that is close to a rail station for easy/fast transportation and hauling of bags. We would like a fun, safe & reasonable priced central area.

      Easy travel to Birmingham New Street Rail Station would be good also. (We are thinking about taking the rail/ferry to Dublin later and it leaves from the New Street Rail Station.)

      5 Answers Oct 21, 2011 at 2:38 PM
    • Help finding good Birmingham Hotel

      Birmingham Jul 19, 2011 at 4:43 PM

      So, I'm going to be travelling to Birmingham on business in the next couple of weeks, but I have to find my own accommodations. I'd like to find a hotel that's reasonably cheap and close by the airport. I found one site, birmingham-airport-hotel.co...../, that lists hotels right by the airport, but of course hotels are always different. Does anybody have any personal experience with the hotels on that site? They seem to be mostly chains; are they good representations of the chains they are named after?

      Also, how bad does traffic tend to be in Birmingham? I don't even really know much about the city. Should I look into renting a car or am I better off with public transport?

      5 Answers Jul 20, 2011 at 11:27 AM
    • measurements on the ground in victoria/chamberlain sqaure

      Birmingham Jul 12, 2011 at 10:37 AM

      On a wander around birmingham at the weekend I spent ages looking at all the fab measurements on what looked like a massive brass scale ruler inset in to the ground - also other little brass squares with links and numbers on them - can anyone tell me what these are, what they were for etc?

      thanks

      3 Answers Jul 12, 2011 at 3:03 PM
    • CELTIC SUPPORTERS CLUB - SCOTTISH CUP FINAL

      Birmingham May 21, 2011 at 3:37 AM

      Hi

      Does anyone out there know if there is a Celtic Supporters Club in Birmingham and if they are showing the Scottish Cup Final this afternoon or of anywhere I might be able to watch the game. On the train to Birmingham and looking forward to the Villa Liverpool Match tomorrow.

      Cheers
      Brendan

      1 Answer May 21, 2011 at 4:10 AM
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      Bed & Breakfast

      Birmingham May 10, 2011 at 10:46 PM

      I'm traveling in June 15 to 21 to Birmingham UK and i was wondering if anyone can tell me where i can stay in affordable B&B close to this hotel?

      The Grand Connaught Hotel
      40-56 Tettenhall Road
      Wolverhampton

      I'm attending salsa weekend festival...

      11 Answers May 22, 2011 at 12:04 AM
    • Night spots (pubs/clubs) for over 40s

      Birmingham Jan 25, 2011 at 3:01 PM

      Wondering if anyone knows of any good pubs or clubs in birmingham (city or outside) for over 40s. There are 3 of us in our early 40s visiting for weekend of 4/5 Feb (two from Ireland, one from London) and we would like to meet people our own age. Some nice ladies would be a bonus as two of us are single. Would really appreciate some advice.

      JP Dublin