City’s weekend breaks among most expensive

City’s weekend breaks among most expensive

City’s weekend breaks among most expensive

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A weekend break in the city will set a couple back about £256 – more than most other UK cities – according to research by TripAdvisor.

The survey compared the cost of two people having a one-night stay in a four-star hotel in August, plus a pre-meal cocktail, a meal out and a short taxi ride in 20 cities across the UK.

Oxford came 17th, with just London, Cambridge and Edinburgh costing more in the survey.

Sheffield was the cheapest city surveyed, with a weekend away costing £154.

TripAdvisor spokesman James Kay said: “For travellers planning a UK break over the upcoming bank holiday weekend, heading north will generally offer the best value for an evening out and overnight stay.”

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4:33pm Tue 19 Aug 14

Lord Palmerstone says...

Only a fiver @ the Night Shelter & great company
Only a fiver @ the Night Shelter & great company Lord Palmerstone
  • Score: 2

2:39am Wed 20 Aug 14

Dr Martin says...

I am intrigued by you Lord Palerstone
I am intrigued by you Lord Palerstone Dr Martin
  • Score: 0

8:10am Wed 20 Aug 14

Lord Palmerstone says...

All the boys say that but I know what's on their minds
All the boys say that but I know what's on their minds Lord Palmerstone
  • Score: 1

11:51am Wed 20 Aug 14

Dr Martin says...

Please let me explain, I post on many Newsquest newspaper websites and it is rare to find someone who does the same, there are many "pro-pot" people who do it, not many "anti-pot" who do it.
Obviously I search for Cannabis stories or any NHS stories to comment on, what floats your boat Lord Palmerstone?
Please let me explain, I post on many Newsquest newspaper websites and it is rare to find someone who does the same, there are many "pro-pot" people who do it, not many "anti-pot" who do it. Obviously I search for Cannabis stories or any NHS stories to comment on, what floats your boat Lord Palmerstone? Dr Martin
  • Score: 0

12:03pm Wed 20 Aug 14

Lord Palmerstone says...

Good question. You'd have to read some of my other comments and I am sure you have better things to do, so I'll just say that I try to give the liberal view , in the face of the authoritarian left and that this post was just a wee joke.
I'm not planning to stay in Oxford unless they have a decent council and I fear hell will freeze over before that happens.
Good question. You'd have to read some of my other comments and I am sure you have better things to do, so I'll just say that I try to give the liberal view , in the face of the authoritarian left and that this post was just a wee joke. I'm not planning to stay in Oxford unless they have a decent council and I fear hell will freeze over before that happens. Lord Palmerstone
  • Score: 1

12:56pm Wed 20 Aug 14

Dr Martin says...

Would you be interested in other cannabis stories as I come across them?
also there is a particularly antagonistic user on the Brighton Argus "notslimjim"
http://www.theargus.
co.uk/news/11417284.
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bus_driver_for_refus
ing_to_accept_invali
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Would you be interested in other cannabis stories as I come across them? also there is a particularly antagonistic user on the Brighton Argus "notslimjim" http://www.theargus. co.uk/news/11417284. Boy_racially_abuses_ bus_driver_for_refus ing_to_accept_invali d_ticket/ Dr Martin
  • Score: 0

1:14pm Wed 20 Aug 14

Lord Palmerstone says...

When I pasted that it made steam come out of this machine and all the valves and diodes became red hot, so I'd better stick to my true metier. The ones that infuriate are those who say if only the State would regulate all "legal highs" (and illegal ones, I suppose) then little Jayden would have known how much drain cleaner to consume and not be a cloud above the crematorium.
But then the State decided to make Tramadol a Class C lately. I had some prescribed for a pain in the leg, took a couple and gave up. If young people really get some excitement from abusing stuff like that then I'm really too far out of touch to have an opinion (but it'll not stop me)
When I pasted that it made steam come out of this machine and all the valves and diodes became red hot, so I'd better stick to my true metier. The ones that infuriate are those who say if only the State would regulate all "legal highs" (and illegal ones, I suppose) then little Jayden would have known how much drain cleaner to consume and not be a cloud above the crematorium. But then the State decided to make Tramadol a Class C lately. I had some prescribed for a pain in the leg, took a couple and gave up. If young people really get some excitement from abusing stuff like that then I'm really too far out of touch to have an opinion (but it'll not stop me) Lord Palmerstone
  • Score: 1

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