UK Travel

Questions and information about traveling and touring in the United Kingdom.

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History of England
England
UK Travel

What is the last town in England before you reach Scotland?

Berwick upon Tweed.

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Amusement Parks
Birmingham England
UK Travel

How far is Alton Towers from Blackburn?

The distance between the Alton Towers and Blackburn -137 kms means 1 hour(s) and 41 minutes(s). But the weather conditions, traffic may effects the driving distance.

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Lakes and Rivers
London
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What are the famous places across the River Thames?

The River Thames is quite a long river and travels a fair distance from the Cotswolds before reaching Greater London and finding its way to the Thames Estuary

It passes through Henley, then on to Windsor, passing Windsor Castle, and Eton the famous school. It then runs through Chertsey before making its way to Hampton Court , passing Hampton Court Palace. It then passes through Twickenham before making its way to Richmond, and up pass Kew Gardens on One Side, and Syon Park and Syon Park House on the other side.

It passes under Kew Bridge and then Putney Bridge as it heads for Central London.

As it heads to Battersea it passes Battersea Power station and Battersea Park on its way to the Embankment

The Embankment holds most of the famous places, such a the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and the London Eye, Tate Gallery and Southbank. Passing The naval Ship HMS Belfast that is a museum it heads to Tower Bridge and the Tower of London and the new City Hall for the Mayor before curling around the Docklands and the O2 Arena.

Heading towards Greenwich it passes the Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum before making its way to the Thames Barrier and widening into the Thames Estuary

On its journey it branches off into several Canals and Docks, which have a long history as part of London's Shipping Empire.

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What is the phone number for Leman transport in UK?

Leman Bristol is 01197 717717
Leman in Grays, Essex 01708 686900
Leman Bradford is 01274 693231
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London
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What is worth to be seen in London this winter?

The usual touristy things that you will find in any travel guide.

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School Subjects
England
UK Travel

Places ending with 'ing' in the UK?

kettering, dorking, worthing, pickering, ing, tring, yeading, reading,ealing,gedling

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London
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Metros and Subways

What does lul mean London underground what?

Limited

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Oceans and Seas
England
UK Travel

What English counties border the North Sea?

In terms of the modern counties, they are: Northumbria, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire, The East Riding of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Kent

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Road Distance
Maps and Directions
UK Travel

How many miles between Birmingham and Oxford?

The distance between the starting point and the destination is 78.7mi, (127km), and will take approximately 1 hour 27 minutes of driving time.

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Distances and Travel Times
Road Distance
Air Miles
UK Travel

What is the distance between Leeds England and London England?

Leeds, England to London, England is about 196 miles by road.

It would take about 3 hours 40 minutes to drive.

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Amusement Parks
UK Travel

Is there a bus from manchester to A Alton towers?

No, There is not, whereas, there are services transferring from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and then finally reach Alton Towers!

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Distances and Travel Times
London
UK Travel

How far is kentish town from kings cross station?

By road, the distance is two and a half miles.

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Business & Finance
Amusement Parks
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Why is Alton towers in the private sector?

Because Alton Towers is a private venture, on private land. It is not connected with any Government Agencies or the Crown..

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What is the capital of baker island?

Baker Island is now uninhabited. There is just a cemetery and rubble in the middle of the Island

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Amusement Parks
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How far is it from Birkenhead to Alton Towers theme park?

The shortest driving distance is 69 miles, using the A500.

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Citizenship and Marriage
Canada
UK Travel
Canada Travel

How long can a Canadian landed immigrant stay outside of Canada?

up to 6 months

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Road Distance
UK Travel

How do you get between heathrow and gatwick?

There are several modes of transport which can be taken between Heathrow and Gatwick:

National Express operate up to six services an hour between the two airports, with a journey time of around 75 minutes. Tickets are £25 for an adult and can be purchased online, National Express ticket desks at the airport or from the coach driver.

There are no direct trains between the two airports, therefore to make the journey by train, you would have to change trains in central London. As there are several option, the journey time is between 70 and 90 minutes. The price is roughly between £15 and £45.

Also, taxis/chauffeurs can be taken which take around an hour. The cost is around £60 for a taxi and from £80 for a chauffeur.

The full details of the options available are on the Heathrow Airport website. I have attached the link below.

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Family Travel
Internet
England
UK Travel

What does off peak mean?

Off-peak means outside the times when major part of the population is travelling. For travelling around cities it usually means outside rush hour times, after 10am and not between 4.30pm and 6.30pm. If travelling over long er distances on vacation it means not at a weekend or during school holidays.

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Motorcycles
England
London
UK Travel

Is there secure motorcycle parking at Stanmore tube station?

The car park is patrolled by security guards. There are no dedicated M/C baysso motrorcycles have to use the car spaces. Best of all - its free!

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Road Distance
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London Heathrow Airport

What is the distance between London heathrow airport and dartmoor?

166 miles

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UK Travel

How much money can you bring to the UK?

To the best of my knowledge, there are no restrictions although you may be asked for an explanation if you were travelling with a large amount of cash.

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History, Politics & Society
UK Travel

What side of the road do they drive on in Spain?

The right side.

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Distances and Travel Times
Time Zones
London
UK Travel

How do you get to walthamstow central from harlesdon?

u can take the 58 69 97 257 to walthamstone

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Scotland
Driving Times
UK Travel

How long does it take to drive from aberdeen to arbroath?

About 1 hour.

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Travel & Places
Lakes and Rivers
UK Travel

Where does the river tees start?

The River Tee starts in Cross Fell,Northern England. The mouth of the river is NorthSea. The basin country is England and the length of it is 137 km (87 miles). By the way the source elevation is 760km(2500 feet). The Basin are is 1834km squared(708 miles squared). It rises on the Eastern Slope of Cross fell in Pennines.

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