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Wolverhampton - York - Durham - Edinburgh

Old May 30th, 2016, 07:59 PM
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Wolverhampton - York - Durham - Edinburgh

Greetings,
I am making plans to celebrate my anniversary in July and would like to ask for suggestion on the route that I have planned.

I'll be departing from Wolverhampton (from a family's home) to Edinburgh, Scotland and on my way, I plan to stop at York and Durham.

Is this a good idea?
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Old May 30th, 2016, 08:13 PM
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Sure, it is a fine idea -- are you driving, or taking trains?

York, Durham and Edinburgh are all wonderful -- how many days do you have?
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Absolutely a good idea. Do you have time for a look at Hadrian's Wall from Durham?
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Hello Janisj,
I'll be driving. Will be renting a car from Wolverhampton.
I am planning for a 4 days 3 nights tour..Is that good enough?

Question - Have you been to those places?
Any recommendation on what to do/see will be helpful
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I am afraid no, I don't have that much of time. Its a 4D 3N plan
Any other recommendation for Durham?
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well - you may have less time than you think . . . generally 3 nights will net you 2 full days and maybe a little time on the 3rd day.

But maybe you have 3 full days -- depending on your plans after Edinburgh? Are you returning to Wolverhampton? flying out? or something else?

With such a short time you probably would be better off taking trains. Wolverhampton to York to Durham to Edinburgh is a long drive - it would eat up almost a full day (about 9 hours) of your limited time - this would be easier/faster by train.
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Let the train take the strain, unless you have a load of kids in the car in which case let your other half do the driving. If on your tod then take the train. City to city so simple.
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you know sometimes, you wish for an edit function...
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Sometimes? Daily, my friend. Daily.
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Thank you for the recommendation. I'll definitely take the train now
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