stone's throw away

stone's throw away

Fig. a short distance; a relatively short distance. John saw Mary across the street, just a stone's throw away. Philadelphia is just a stone's throw away from Camden, New Jersey.
See also: away, throw
References in classic literature ?
Everyone got up and began watching the movements of our troops below, as plainly visible as if but a stone's throw away, and the movements of the approaching enemy farther off.
The Delta Taxis Stadium is well connected and is just a stone's throw away from both Aintree racecourse and train station.
in spectacular locations just a stone's throw away from award-winning beaches, Pontins is the perfect place to spend your summer.
Officials taking part in the marathon negotiations that got started a week ago have unanimously expressed the belief that they are only a stone's throw away from such an aspired deal.
Only a stone's throw away from the A55, Silver Birch golf club in Betws-yn-Rhos has become the most popular 'Pay & Play' course on the North Wales golfing scene.
Whitewoods is just a stone's throw away from the railway station and within the eyeshot of the newly proposed airport.
15) when their training ground at Hurworth is only a stone's throw away from Durham Tees Valley Airport?
Emma Brough, of DB Regio, which runs the Metro system, said: "Our stations are only a stone's throw away from some great attractions and restaurants, so it makes sense to team up to benefit our passengers.
Robert and Aaron are feeling very pleased with themselves as they hook up in the hotel, but little do they realise Chrissie and Katie are just a stone's throw away downstairs in reception.
are within half -Statistics obtained exclusively by the Birmingham Mail reveal that 56 schools in the region are a stone's throw away from outlets owned by the popular fast food chain.
This development is situated a stone's throw away from the popular High Line Park and will have unobstructed views of the Hudson River," said DeRosa.
Bamburgh beach is just a stone's throw away and the ideal base to explore Northumberland and the Scottish borders.
The plush 7,200sqft house is just a stone's throw away from her friend Kendall Jenner's home in Hidden Hills.
This property is also a commuter's paradise, located adjacent to the International Sports Village a stone's throw away from the A4232.
ILISTENED with interest to the views of Rev Andy Jolly, Bishop of St Peter's Church, Aston, just a stone's throw away from a mightier place of worship, Villa Park.