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May 18th, 2012, 04:11 AM
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Nice and cheap place but not resorts in UK

Besides famous places, where can I go and stay in UK?
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May 18th, 2012, 04:24 AM
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Tell us your interests! Suggestions then would be more relevant to your request.
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May 18th, 2012, 04:29 AM
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You really would not want to stay in many of the very cheap places....

Despite preconceptions from many people, Britain is quite a large country with a big population, so narrowing things down is best.
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May 18th, 2012, 05:01 AM
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I like a small city with nature beauty.
Because of travelling alone and safety, I don't prefer to sparsely populated place.
I really love natural and beautiful place, just like Bar Harbor, Maine.
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May 18th, 2012, 05:37 AM
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England is very safe as it is quite a heavily populated island.

I would highly recommend getting a guide book to get some ideas but to get you started:

http://www.visitengland.com/en/EN/

http://surprise.visitscotland.com/?g...FcRF3wodRRAMPQ

http://www.visitwales.co.uk/

I have just stuck to the main island, but of course Norther Ireland is also a part of the UK.

Some ideas to look at:
London
Edinburgh
York
Winchester
Bath
Tenby
Harrogate
Whitby
Rye
Oxford
Cambridge
Canterbury

You wont be able to see all but that should get you going...of course there are tonnes I have missed. I dont recall how much time you have but a you could do a nice two week trip with London (with a day trip or two to Bath or Oxford, or Stonehenge/Salisbury etc), train to York for a few days and then end in Edinburgh or vice versa. This could be done all on public transport. Thats just to give you an idea.

Remember 2 nights somewhere is only 1 full day!

Happy Planning!
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May 18th, 2012, 05:42 AM
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Care to rephrase?
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May 18th, 2012, 05:59 AM
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Hahaha - I am not trying to get technical - my point is that it is very safe for a solo female traveller in general.
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May 18th, 2012, 06:00 AM
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PS - I live in London and I am British and I am well aware of the differences between England, Scotland, UK, Wales, Great Britain. I was just typing quickly and wanted to get the point across that safety shouldnt be a main concern.

Happy Travels!
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May 18th, 2012, 01:21 PM
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My husband and I are trying something different this Oct. We've booked a "garden cottage" in Linlithgow, Scotland, for a week. The price is very reasonable, and it's within walking distance of the train station, and lots of shops, restaurants, places of interest. A friend did the exact same thing a few years ago, and she loved it. She's a single woman who usually travels solo. Her experience sounded so nice that we're staying in the same cottage as she did. I see online that there such cottages for rent all over Europe and all over the UK. Cottages4you.com is a good place to start looking if you think it might be for you. Good luck.
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May 18th, 2012, 04:28 PM
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Thank your all advices. I will keep in my mind when I plan the schedule.
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May 18th, 2012, 05:42 PM
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I travellled alone in the UK. You will feel quite comfortable. I recommend Bath, Oxford and York. The trains are convenient from London. Bath is beautiful in the evening when you can go to the Roman Baths. It was very crowded during the day and I was glad I could visit in the evening. You mention you like nature. If you can get to the Cotwolds, you can walk from village to village. Lots of fun! Let us know where you decide to go!
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May 19th, 2012, 05:33 PM
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My plan includes the spots suggested. Thank you.
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May 20th, 2012, 12:10 AM
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If you're willing to travel away from London, hop the train and head to Woolacombe and Ilfracombe on the coast of Devon. Spectacular!! I stayed in Ilfracombe in a B&B called The Towers. It was superb. I was single and travelled solo, and had no fears for my safety.

Also the towns surrounding Woolacombe and Ilfracombe - Braunton, Croyde, Mortehoe, are just beautiful...
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May 20th, 2012, 12:11 AM
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Oh, and I forgot talk about the beaches there. They're great!
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May 20th, 2012, 03:49 AM
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If cheapness is an issue, look at

The Rough Guide to The Best Places to Stay in Britain on a Budget.

It was published last month so it's up to date and full of non-ordinary places to stay (including mine.)
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May 20th, 2012, 08:08 AM
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I will go to a book store to find it.
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