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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE.......................................

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mrcandmre Thu 22-Feb-07 14:13:04

TO DRIVE TO/FROM GRETNA GREEN FROM GLOUCESTER?

NOT DRIVING AT 70 MP, BUT AT NORMAL PERSONS' PACE 85-90 PH?

MANY THANKS, JUST WANT TO KNOW HOW LONG IT TAKES.

THANK YOU [SMILE]

mrcandmre Thu 22-Feb-07 14:14:30

MPH(MILES PER HOUR) THAT IS LOL!(NOT MP!)

Waswondering Thu 22-Feb-07 14:16:39

Not sure - but (whispers) - why longhaul?

MrsBadger Thu 22-Feb-07 14:17:56

Well, it's 250 miles so even averaging 80mph it'll take 3 and a bit hours, and the traffic on the M5/6 can be hideous, esp through the roadworks round the SAtafford services.

I reckon it'll take 4hrs allowing for traffic and wee breaks, maybe a bit more.

themoon66 Thu 22-Feb-07 14:18:10

try looking on the AA routefinder... it shows milage and average time.

MrsBadger Thu 22-Feb-07 14:18:34

oh, meant to say, even if it takes 4 hrs it's hardly longhaul, is it?

mrcandmre Thu 22-Feb-07 14:19:21

Sorry, I must be on the wrong thread....New to this, only been on a few times lol

Just wanted to know how long it'd take to get to Gretna to Gloucester

MrsBadger Thu 22-Feb-07 14:20:07

Very helpful AA Route Planner

mrcandmre Thu 22-Feb-07 14:20:23

so embarassed I'm on the long haul thread! hehe

Hulababy Thu 22-Feb-07 14:20:39

The distance from Gretna Green to Gloucester is 253.6 miles. Assume an average walking speed of 3 miles an hour (20 minute miles).

So, 253.6miles divided by 3mph = 84.5 hours

This distance is on motorways and dual carriages ways though, so walking on them wouldn't be possible so an alternative and, therefore, longer route would probably be required.

Hulababy Thu 22-Feb-07 14:21:13

LOL, I miss read this as how long to walk it!

mrcandmre Thu 22-Feb-07 14:23:47

LOL!
I thought to myself....84 hours....f$ that..LOL

No, I'm just after the average person's driving time+wee wee breaks.

LOL!

mrcandmre Thu 22-Feb-07 14:25:13

Just want someone qho is experienced in driving to tell me how long they think it'd take..................


Thank you

Gingerbear Thu 22-Feb-07 14:29:32

5 hours

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