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Chris May 26th, 1999 12:37 PM

UK outside of London
Looking for suggestions of great places in the UK outside of London. I have spent some time there and am looking for places that I can visit in another trip. Scotland, Wales, England - any thoughts are appreciated. <BR>

Kavey May 26th, 1999 12:45 PM

I think to generate the best replies you need to be a little more specific in what you are looking for. <BR> <BR>Otherwise it is too tempting to reply, "Yes. England, Scotland, Wales". <BR> <BR>;-) <BR> <BR>Can you tell us what your interests are? <BR> <BR>E.g. Big cities, theatre, countryside, walking, climbing, shopping, small villages, museums etc. <BR> <BR>Once we have an idea of your interests and the question is a little more specific I am sure many people will have lots of suggestions for you. <BR> <BR>Also, I recommend you do searches for previous discussions, for example about places such as Cotswolds, Warwick, Stratford etc. <BR> <BR>Kind Regards <BR>Kavey

Mark Nottoway May 26th, 1999 12:46 PM

Aberystwyth, Wales. Victorian seaside town with steam-hauled trains up to the Devil's Bridge (a beautiful ride). From London Euston, one gets to Aberystwyth with a change in Wolverhampton. Good base for touring mid-Wales coast.

Darrell May 26th, 1999 01:23 PM

Do not miss Edinburgh. Without question my most favorite city in the world!

kam May 27th, 1999 04:57 PM

Mark, if you're out there, can you give me more about Aberwystwyth? We plan to drive in Wales in September with British friends and want to stay overnight in Aber. Do you have a hotel to recommend? The one we're considering is the Richmond on the promenade. Can you tell me more about the particulars of the railway? Thanks.

Susan May 27th, 1999 08:44 PM

I lived there for a year and visit every other year. I have a few good links to my favourite spots on my website. I'm still working on England but have best castles, houses and a few other ideas. <BR> <BR> <BR>

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