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driving to York from London

rasA4 May 26, 2011

  1. rasA4

    rasA4 Four Rings Mafia Specialist Team V6 Audi A4 saloon

    Hi all going up to York, we are leaving London early Monday morning with the children, i hate the M1 so im going to drive up the A1 from London.
    any tips advice at all?
    also need some recommendations on where to stop and eat etc..
    think i would need to stop at least 3 times :(
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    I used to do the same journey loads. Where in London are you travelling from?
    From east london I used to shoot up the M11 and join the A1.
    The A1 is pretty good, especially the parts that are motorway. The dual carriage way parts can be a bit frustrating with the millions of Eddie Stobart lorries performing 30 minute/20 mile overtaking maneuvers, but all in all it's a good journey.

    My best time was about 2.5 hours, worst 4.5 hours (there was LOADS of traffic due to roadworks).

    Stop off wise - just the usual type places really. There was a stop off which had a massive food hall with lots of choice and seating, can't remember where or what it was called though, I'll have a think about it.

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