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  • Tower of London

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    London Things to Do

    The Tower of London dates from Roman times. The present building contains nearly 1,000 years of history within its forbidding walls. One of the most popular tourist attractions in England, it is according to paranormal experts the most haunted location in the world. The Tower holds the royal gems because it's still one of the royal palaces,...

  • Rosewood London

    London Hotels

    The Renaissance Chancery Court was a fabulous hotel. It's recently been refurbished and is now under...

  • Hard Rock Cafe

    4 out of 5 stars

    London Restaurants

    The first Hard Rock Cafe was opened in Old Park Lane in June 1971, with food normally on the menu at an American Diner with Rock and Roll music playing while you ate. Eric Clapton donated his Fender Guitar so he could reserve a seat at the bar and occasionally rock stars can be seen jamming here. The cafe has a very expensive collection of Rock...



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  • Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Blackpool Things to Do

    Several people recommended the circus as one of Blackpool's highlights. I dragged the group to the entrance, but the prices frightened the students, the women used the need to make them company to replace the tower by shopping (what a sacrifice!) and... I was alone. I visited the ballroom, but had no guts to go alone to the circus. Maybe next time,...

  • Big Blue

    Blackpool Hotels

    Our stay was very nice the hotel was spotless and the breakfast was very good.( Mmmm full English)...

  • Dance

    Blackpool Sports & Outdoors

    Yes, it is a sport, and one of the best. So good, that dancing was the reason that took me to Blackpool, and, maybe, that will make me return to Blackpool.Dancing in the fabulous ballroom in the tower was one of my purposes, but I couldn't satisfy it because... shopping is more important, and I entered alone.Next time, if there will be a next time,...



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  • Arthur's Seat

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Edinburgh Things to Do

    Arthur's Seat is the main peak of the group of hills which form most of Holyrood Park. The hill itself rises above the city to a height of 250m. It provides excellent panoramic views of the city. Many claim that its name is derived from the myriad legends pertaining to King Arthur, You can watch my 3 min 01 sec Video Edinburgh Arthur's Se

  • The Balmoral Hotel

    Edinburgh Hotels

    Two men wearing kilts (or trews) welcome you at the door and an open fire welcomes you in the lobby,...

  • Deacon Brodie's Tavern

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Edinburgh Restaurants

    Located on the Royal Mile just a few minutes from Castle Hill this fine looking pub/restaurant is the one of the best places to eat if your looking for great food at a reasonable price with relaxed friendly surroundings and great decor.A good varied menu from local dishes to international and a fine selection of ales and wines.Snack and have a...



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  • Granada Studios

    Manchester Things to Do

    The former studios of the Granada were home to the world famous soap show Coronation street, now moved to media city 2 miles away. This set for the tv show is open to visits until October 2014,filming here stopped at Christmas 2013 and was the 2nd set in its history. There is a great amount to see around the studios not just the rovers return.

  • Radisson Edwardian Manchester

    Manchester Hotels

    I had a great time there. Stayed due to business 4 nights in the hotel. Staff was great, friendly...

  • Yang Sing

    4 out of 5 stars

    Manchester Restaurants

    The Yang Sing is a large, very posh Chinese Restaurant in Manchester's Chinatown, and generally regarded as the best Chinese restaurant in Europe. I have only eaten here once but it was delicious, definitely an experience I will remember! The staff were also very friendly, suggesting a delicious alternative to an item from the set menu. We had the...



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  • Necropolis

    Glasgow Things to Do

    The Necropolis is located behind the Cathedral. The foot bridge to access it is just to the right of the Cathedral, and it's definitely worth the visit. Some of the monuments you will find there are incredibly impressive and the place is huge. Though I would describe Glasgow as a city with incredible views, it's nice to get a glimpse of the city...

  • Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens

    Glasgow Hotels

    One Devonshire Gardens is a class of its own.Fabulous rooms with four poster beds,tubs you could...

  • The Willow Tea Room

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Glasgow Restaurants

    I had heard about the Willow Tea Rooms from the book "1000 Places to See Before You Die". It is one of the many building's designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and is worth the visit. Went to the original building on Sauchiehall and sat in the Room De Luxe when we went for breakfast, and it was worth the visit. The room is not very large, but...



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  • York Minster

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    York Things to Do

    The size of York Minister and its architecture are striking. It's over 500 feet wide and has a central tower almost 200 feet high. While you are looking around the Minster bear in mind it took over 250 years to complete and the only tools they had then were simple levers, pulleys and hoists. Many Masons and Carpenters spent their entire working...

  • The Groves

    York Hotels

    The Groves is in a quiet cul-de-sac just outside the gate at Bootham so it’s an easy short walk in...

  • Betty's

    4 out of 5 stars

    York Restaurants

    Bettys Cafe Tea Room was founded by Frederick Belmont, a Swiss baker and confectioner, in 1919. He opened his first Bettys in 1919 in Harrogate and this became very successful! Frederick opened other Bettys branches including York. The Bettys in York was inspired by Frederick's journey on the Queen Mary Cruise, which he took in 1936, and he...



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  • Cardiff Castle

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Cardiff Things to Do

    The remains of a Roman wall visible inside the Visitors centre of Cardiff Castle are the earliest evidence of the site being used for human occupation. There is a short animated video showing the growth and development of the castle from about 200AD to the present day and from the film you can see that the castle had undergone many periods of...

  • Lincoln House Hotel

    Cardiff Hotels

    This is a Victorian town home that has been nicely restored to a very comfortable and modern hotel....

  • Pubs/Bars

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cardiff Restaurants

    The Duke of Wellington Cardiff is situated on the Hayes in the centre of Cardiff, It is a really nice pub, great to just call in for a drink or lunch while shopping in st. Davids shopping centre, its not a large pub (not as big as it looks from outside) but it serves a nice range of drinks ( The Hot Chocolate sounded lovely) and a nice looking menu...



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  • Cadbury World

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Birmingham Things to Do

    Discover the history of chocolate and see it being made. The Cadbury factory at Bournville has a visitor centre that is dedicated to the history of chocolate. Visitors can learn about how cocoa beans are grown, how they came to be imported to Europe and made into the chocolate that we know today. There is also a factory shop where visitors can...

  • Premier Inn Birmingham City Centre...

    Birmingham Hotels

    During my visits to Birmingham for Phantom in April and May 2013 I stayed in this wonderful Premier...

  • Balti Triangle Info

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Birmingham Restaurants

    Award winning Chef and friendly, stylish restaurant with food to delight, savour and wish I could get them to franchise in Australia! The Indian migrants were on a winner by giving Brummies an alternative to bland Anglo food. especially after the clubs and pubs closed! The food is exquisite and good value. 5-10pounds. The staff always courteous...



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  • Cafe at MOSTYN

    Llandudno Restaurants

    Before we looked round the MOSTYN, my friend and I had lunch at their wonderful Cafe Mostyn which features a mezze of dishes from Mediterranean and North Africa. We enjoyed our catch up in this installed natural lighting environment and ambiance. There are exhibitions by North Wales artists featured in the building. I ordered the vegetable tangine...

  • Hen-Dy Hotel

    Llandudno Hotels

    From A @ M Evans Wrexham This is an extremely well run hotel which is done by David an Louise...

  • Llandudno's Sea Front

    Llandudno Things to Do

    There is nothing more I want to do whenever I visit the seaside. In this case it was that as well as seeing CATS at Venue Cymru! Living in a land locked city where it takes around 2.5 hours train travel to reach the coast I really do appreciate seeing the water whether it's the sea, a bay or an estuary! I enjoyed having a wonder down the promenade...



See all 184 Torquay Tips
  • Not Just a Nightspot

    Torquay Nightlife

    There are plenty of bars around Torquay Harbour but The Offshore is one of my favourites.It’s primarily a place to sit outside and watch the world go by with a drink or three. It’s one of those places that is great for people watching.The food’s pretty decent with breakfast starting at 09.00 and continuing throughout the day and evening. There’s...

  • Meadfoot Bay Hotel

    Torquay Hotels

    This is one of the best I've found in the UK. We stayed in the Suite and it was a real spoil. The...

  • Wildlife Sightseeing Cruise

    Torquay Things to Do

    This short boat trip is advertised as a Wildlife Sightseeing Cruise but don’t expect to see too much wildlife. Ok you may see a few seabirds on Thatcher Rock, but I think you have to regard this trip as a cruise along Torquay’s coastline rather than a serious wildlife spotting trip.The small boat hugs the coastline for half an hour as far as...



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  • Oxford University & Colleges

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Oxford Things to Do

    Wadham College is one of the few colleges founded by a woman - Dorothy Wadham -, who used her husband Nicholas's heritage to found the college in 1610, a year after his death, when she was 75 years old! Interestingly, despite being founded by a female, women were not allowed in the college at all, except for the laundress who had to be of "such...

  • Old Bank Hotel

    Oxford Hotels

    Single £150.00 Standard double/twin £165.00 Deluxe double/twin £205.00 Superior deluxe...

  • Eagle & Child

    4 out of 5 stars

    Oxford Restaurants

    The Pony Yard at the back of the Eagle and Child has been covered over as a restaurant area. This means that The Rabbit Room where the famous Inklings (JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis, et al) used to meet together is not now a back parlour, but a recessed area near the bar. It is easily recognisable with photographs and mementos of The Inklings framed on the...



See all 209 Bournemouth Tips
  • Beach

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Bournemouth Things to Do

    Of course I knew that Bournemouth was a beach town, but when I went to the beach on my first afternoon in town, it took my breath away for a short moment. I really had not expected such an impressive sight! Bournemouth is located at Poole Bay, a beautiful stretch of sand, 16km long! It runs all the way from Old Harry Rocks in the west to...

  • Best Western The Connaught Hotel...

    Bournemouth Hotels

    Great location being very close to the town centre and beach. Free parking!!! Good food, good booze...

  • A Contemporary Restaurant /Pub

    Bournemouth Restaurants

    As we had not booked a table and it was busy we did wonder if it would be a problem.As soon as we walked in the door a member of staff welcomed us and found us a table.Although our table was not in the dining area but close to the bar it was not a problem as it was a much quieter area.All the staff were helpful and friendly and it is always nice...


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  • Punting

    Cambridge Things to Do

    As I made my way along Magdalene Street, I came across a River with lot's of empty Punt's, and lots of Student's trying to take me Punting for a fee. Sorry.... I wasn't interested, and was on my way, only to find another lot, further on. It looks ok, and the few people I saw being punted looked to be enjoying themselve's. I don't know how much the...

  • Premier Inn Cambridge (A14 J32)

    Cambridge Hotels

    We enjoyed a one-night stay here. The staff is young, pleasant and very efficient, and that includes...

  • The Eagle

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Cambridge Restaurants

    I would recommend the Eagle rather as a place of interest than a pub. Of course, a drink in the RAF bar and a toast to Crick and Watson, the scientists who met here to discuss their progresses in their DNA research. A commemorative plaque to Crick and Watson, who discovered the secret of the human DNA in 1953, is located in one of the bars. The RAF...


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    Apr 16, 2013 at 11:36 AM

    It has been announced that the ceremonial funeral of Margaret Thatcher will take place at St Paul's cathedral at 11am on Wednesday 17th April. St Paul's is completely closed to visitors and worshippers on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th.

    Roads in the area will be closed to traffic on the day of the funeral. It is likely that there will be substantial crowds lining the route of the ceremonial funeral procession (from the Palace of Westminster to St Paul's) as well as outside the cathedral itself.

    There is potential for street disturbances in the area, before, during and after the procession. My advice would be to keep well away and, if you want to see the funeral, to watch it on the television (where you will see much more anyway).

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