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Errors and omissions excepted - March 2019.  It is endeavoured to keep this website updated, although on occasions it may not reflect all the information and guidance on local amenities and services.  In this case, it would be highly acceptable for visitors to suggest additions and/or amendments to the site that might enable it to be updated and to become a reliable and credible source of information.  

                                                                                           

                                                                     This is not a commercial website   ...   it is purely a local Directory.

 

 

 Visit other Smooth Guide sites ...

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  -  Smooth Guide to Handy Household Hints     ...   ...   ...   ...   ...     www.healyshandyhouseholdhints.com 

  -  Smooth Guide to Black and White Photography       ...   ...   ...     www.smoothguide-photography.com

  -  Smooth Guide to the Kenya Coast   ...   ...    ...   ...   ...   ...   ...     www.smoothguide-kenyacoast.com

  -  Smooth Guide to Mah Jong   ...   ...  ...  ...    ...   ...   ...    ...   ...     www.smoothguide-mahjong.com

  -  Hafidh's Safaris    ...   ...   ...   ...   ...  ...  ...    ...   ...   ...    ...   ...     www.hafidhsafaris.com

 

 

USEFUL APPS

A nice way to find great value accommodation across the UK.

Find the nearest ATM machine or petrol station.  AroundMe identifies your GPS position and will help you to discover the nearest bank, bar, petrol station, hospital, hotel, movie theatre, restaurant, supermarket, theatre and taxi.

This application allows you to find numbers for minicabs and black cabs close to where you are, making booking a taxi really simple.

Recognising that cities are complicated, Citymapper uses the power of mobile and open transport data to help us to  survive and master them.

With Journey Pro, planning domestic journeys within the UK has never been easier! Covering the London tube, London bus, Docklands Light Railway (DLR), Overground, Tramlink, River Service, National Rail and domestic flights, our interactive maps will show you the best route using various combinations of available modes. Live information, including service updates and departure boards, are also available. Service updates can be issued to you as personalised alerts via the push notification in real-time, even if you have closed the application. All these great features in a single user-friendly FREE application.

Avoid the expensive Black Cabs in London, and book a minicab.  A great App that gives you an instant quote from 60 competing minicab companies in London, along with user reviews and ratings  You can also choose to pay by cash, credit card or via a prepaid account facility.

This App gives updated forecasts, 5-day forecasts, as well as weather maps and satellite images.  

Simple to use.  Offers:

  • Journey Planner

  • Live Status Updates

  • Alerts and Notifications  

  • Personalised information 

This App allows you to discover the beauty of Britain's countryside from the comfort of your phone, highlighting many of the 'must-see' places in England, Wales and Northern Ireland - from coastlines to countryside and everything in-between.  Search by postcode or location, and browse the interactive 'favourites list with high-resolution images.

TripAdvisor Offline City Guides offers a city guide with the restaurants, attractions, hotels and reviews that works off-line, it just needs an initial update then it is ready to use. You may also create and share your own trip journal.

 

TripAdvisor City Guides is like having your own tour guide whenever you are visiting a new city you haven't been into. This App gives you detailed information about what that city can offer in terms of restaurants, attractions and hotels right in the palm of your hand. No need to worry about costs as this App is free and that there are no charges when inquiring using this App. 

 

Get great deals on restaurants, takeaways, pubs and bars, cinema, retail, days out, leisure and entertainment venues across the UK.