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"London Bike Tour - East
"London is a city of stunning contrasts. Her rich past is well preserved while her modern face shows how architecture trade and culture have evolved in their own unique settings. For those trying to discover London on their own or hoping to glimpse her from bus or coach many of her secrets will remain a mystery.The London Bike Tour is a much more exciting way of exploring the city. You will be provided with a bike and guide and escorted on a tour though the cycle routes
From GBP24.00
 
SeaLife London Aquarium with Thames River Sightseeing Cruise
"Start your adventure at Westminster Pier Tower Pier or Greenwich Pier. Westminster Pier is conveniently located next to Houses of Parliament Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. It is also only a short walk from Whitehall Horse Guards Parade and Trafalgar Square. Tower Pier is ideally located next to Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Once you have your ticket you can also hop-on and hop-off from London Eye pier located next to the London Eye and just two minutes walk from London Dungeon and London Aquarium. Greenwich Pier is located next to the famous Cutty Sark clipper
From GBP42.00
 
Royal Observatory and London Thames River Cruise
"Enjoy two of London’s great attractions with this stunning and flexible tour of the river Thames with entrance to the world-famous Royal Observatory in Greenwich! Hop-on and hop-off your river sightseeing cruise from any of four conveniently located pier before discovering the past present and future wonders of astronomy at the Royal Observatory. Explore how great scientists first mapped the seas and the stars and then stand astride two hemispheres at the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the world-famous Meridian Line.Start your adventure at Westminster Pier Tower Pier or Greenwich Pier. Westminster Pier is conveniently located next to Houses of Parliament Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. It is also only a short walk from Whitehall Horse Guards Parade and Trafalgar Square. Tower Pier is ideally located next to Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Once you have your ticket
From GBP28.00

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Pickpockets, Beggars, Crime and Scams

So you've packed everything, ticked it all off on a meticulous list and you are ready for an adventure in London. Did you remember to pack some common sense? London is a very safe place but like any...
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Crime and Safety

Avoid the inner city areas of rusholme and moss side like the plague, rusholme in particular is a breading ground for crime , depravity, and Alienation. so as you can imagine the people living here...
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General safety tips

No real dangers to speak of. Same as anywhere although police are clamping down on anti social behaviour in town centre.Don`t drink too much or you could find yourself locked up for the night if...
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Dodgy Areas

Birmingham is by far and away the worst city the UK has to offer. The city is filthy, uneducated, architecturally desolate, culturally void and inhabited by the most appalling attempt at humanity. The...
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Rising Bollards

In preparation for my journey to Cambridge, I did review all of the tips on VT's Cambridge travel page. The "warning or danger" category only had two entries: punting and rising bollards. I had to...
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Handicapped Transport

In the last two years (2015 and 2016), we have been in and out of Heathrow four times, and I also transitioned through Heathrow twice in 2007. I need some kind of transport because I can't walk far...
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Local Tides

If you plan to walk from Lyme to Charmouth, or the other way, check the tide times first. You can easily get cut off by Church Cliffs (just east of Lyme) and there is no escape route as the cliffs are...
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Prince of Wales Pub

After having visited Rickmansworth on a few occasions previously which were all concerned with the Grand Union Canal which I love, I recently revisited as part of walking the London LOOP, a...
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Paid Parking

Late afternoon on arrival we thought we would visit the town centre, park the hire car and walk the streets. What a nightmare, one way streets, streets to nowhere, no parking signs, and as we tried...
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Suitable Clothing

I would recommend wearing long trousers on a visit to the lavender farms as the lavender tends to rub on your legs which after a while it becomes very irritating. Also you are not exposed to wasps...
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Ness Car Park

The Ness car park is the ideal place to park when driving to Shaldon. There are plenty of spaces, well away from the narrow village lanes, great views, picnic area, and places to eat and drink - but...
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Cliffs

If taking a walk on Rocky Island you need to take some care, as the low cliffs are not fenced in places and are crumbling away. It used to be possible to walk right around the perimeter but on our...
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Traffic, Driving and Crossing Roads

I've lived in London for a few years and I noticed that some tourists are not as careful as they should be when it comes to..crossing a road!! People drive extremely fast in particular areas and you...
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Match days

Newcastle has, in the past, had a bit of a reputation for being a rough town, but it's probably not as bad as its neighbours, Sunderland and Middlesbrough, and probably much safer now than it used to...
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Top Things to Do in England

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Tower of London

A piece of trivia learned from our Yeoman Warder guided tour: Charles II believed "If the ravens leave the Tower, the kingdom will fall…", and so, even today, seven ravens are kept at the Tower (the...
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Christmas Market

Leaving the John Ryland Library, I decided to have a quick look around Spinningfields, and spotted another Christmas Market. This appears to be independent from the Manchester Christmas Markets. Had...
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Newcastle Castle

If you’re anything like me, one of the first things you’ll want to see in Newcastle is the building that gives the city its name - so what can you expect? Well firstly, don’t expect a Bamburgh or...
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Bullring

This bronze statue was the first publicly funded statue in Birmingham, and the first statue of Horatio Nelson in Britain. Commissioned to celebrate Nelson’s visit to Birmingham in 1802, the statue...
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Christ Church College

Christ Church's Hall is one of the most spectacular of Oxford. That's probably why it was chosen to be the Great Hall of the Harry Potter movies. In real life, the ceiling is not enchanted to look...
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Shambles

The Shambles is the name of a street in the old city centre. It’s an example of the preservation of much of the city’s medieval centre. It is well worth wandering around the narrow, cobbled streets...
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"My bit of the UK."
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"This England"
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