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Where should I go (4 days after work week in London)

Where should I go (4 days after work week in London)

Old Nov 5th, 2014, 08:19 AM
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Where should I go (4 days after work week in London)

I'm going to be in London next week for work, but have the luxury of four days afterwards before I have to return to the states.

Where should I go? I've done Paris, but was considering Belgium and Holland possibly. Or maybe stay in the UK? Appreciate any brainstorming thoughts!
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Old Nov 5th, 2014, 09:12 AM
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Fly to Antwerp from London City Airport. Very fast and convenient; you'll be in the centre of Antwerp within half an hour after landing. You could take the train to Amsterdam from there and fly back to London or home.
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Old Nov 5th, 2014, 09:17 AM
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I'd stay in the UK. There are a couple of for a four day trip--Canterbury and the southern coast, Bath and the Cotswolds, Stonehenge and Avebury.

Or take the train to York.
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Old Nov 5th, 2014, 09:19 AM
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In Antwerp, stay here:
http://www.hotel-julien.com/ or
http://hotel-t-sandt-antwerpen.h-rzn...ex.htm?lbl=ggl
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Old Nov 5th, 2014, 12:17 PM
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Edinburgh.
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Old Nov 5th, 2014, 12:24 PM
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eurostar to Brussels, explore Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels itself.

plenty for 4 days and excellent food. Not to mention the beer.
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Old Nov 9th, 2014, 03:15 PM
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Ackislander, after incurring significant guilt from relatives, I think I'm going to do Edinburgh. Any suggestions? I'd also like to see Stirling or St. Andrews, but am not wild about renting a car. Maybe the train would work . . . will have to investigate.
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Old Nov 9th, 2014, 03:30 PM
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Amsterdam is a very fun and vibrant city.
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Old Nov 9th, 2014, 03:44 PM
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Amsterdam is definitely on my short list. I hear wonderful things about the pancakes and architecture! This time I'm thinking about the highlands though. My only hesitation is that there's a bit of a shortage of daylight these days...
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Old Nov 11th, 2014, 06:07 AM
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Edinburgh is a great choice and there is plenty to keep you occupied.

Stirling is very easy to do by train fron Edinburgh and it is a frequent service. If you do this, it is worth breaking journey at linlithgow and visiting the ruined palace there.

You can get a bus fron Edinburgh to St Andrews or else catch a train to Leuchars and get a bus to St Andrews from there.
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Old Nov 23rd, 2014, 02:20 PM
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Ended up going to Edinburgh. It was sensational!
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Old Nov 23rd, 2014, 05:49 PM
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Hi BOSTONBLONDIE,

Glad that you enjoyed Edinburgh. What about a short trip report regarding your experience????
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Old Nov 23rd, 2014, 08:44 PM
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4 days? I would just stay in London the whole time.
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