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United Kingdom Popular Places to Visit

Belfast

Belfast is Northern Ireland’s capital. It was the birthplace of the RMS Titanic, which famously struck an iceberg and sunk in 1912. This legacy is recalled in the renovated dockyards' Titanic Quarter, which includes the Titanic Belfast, an aluminium-clad museum reminiscent of a ship’s hull, as well as shipbuilder Harland & Wolff’s Drawing Offices and the Titanic Slipways, which now host open-air concerts

Belfast, United Kingdom

Cardiff

Cardiff is the capital of Wales and its largest city. The eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom, it is Wales's chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural institutions and Welsh media, and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales.

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Bristol

Bristol is a city straddling the River Avon in the southwest of England with a prosperous maritime history. Its former city-centre port is now a cultural hub, the Harbourside, where the M Shed museum explores local social and industrial heritage. The harbour's 19th-century warehouses now contain restaurants, shops and cultural institutions such as contemporary art gallery The Arnolfini.

Bristol, United Kingdom

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne is a university city on the River Tyne in northeast England. With its twin city, Gateshead, it was a major shipbuilding and manufacturing hub during the Industrial Revolution and is now a centre of business, arts and sciences. Spanning the Tyne, modern Gateshead Millennium Bridge, noted for its unique tilting aperture, is a symbol of the 2 cities.

Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Birmingham

Birmingham is a major city in England’s West Midlands region, with multiple Industrial Revolution-era landmarks that speak to its 18th-century history as a manufacturing powerhouse. It’s also home to a network of canals, many of which radiate from Sherborne Wharf and are now lined with trendy cafes and bars. In the city centre, the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is known for pre-Raphaelite masterpieces.

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is Scotland's compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. Looming over the city is Edinburgh Castle, home to Scotland’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny, used in the coronation of Scottish rulers. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views, and Calton Hill is topped with monuments and memorials.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Glasgow

Glasgow is a port city on the River Clyde in Scotland's western Lowlands. It's famed for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture, a rich legacy of the city's 18th–20th-century prosperity due to trade and shipbuilding. Today it's a national cultural hub, home to institutions including the Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet and National Theatre of Scotland, as well as acclaimed museums and a thriving music scene.

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Manchester

Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester has a history in science, politics, music, arts and sport. And today the city combines this heritage with a progressive vision to be a city that delivers surprise and delight in equal measures. 

Manchester city centre has unique and eclectic restaurants, bars, shops, museums, galleries, hotels and places to stay whilst the surrounding Greater Manchester boroughs offer a patch-work of visitor experiences including quaint market towns, traditional pubs and beautiful green spaces and waterways to be explored on foot or bike. The city region is easily navigated, with great transport links both in and around Greater Manchester.

Manchester, United Kingdom

Liverpool

WHY LIVERPOOL?
City of the Beatles, culture and sport, Liverpool has something for every group.

Everyone will love the vibrant waterfront. Centred around the Albert Dock, it’s full of hotels, shops, restaurants and museums and is home to exciting events.

A Beatles-themed trip is popular with fans of the Fab Four; check out our suggested itinerary.

Hire a tour guide and explore this UNESCO world heritage city, concentrating on our cultural and historical treasures from the eight museums to the two cathedrals.

Sports fans can visit Anfield, home to Liverpool Football Club, or play a round on one of the region’s championship golf courses. And shoppers will be in heaven at the Liverpool ONE shopping district.

The Liverpool Coach Welcome is a free service for coach groups, take a look at our pages for more.

As you’d expect, the region has a good range of accommodation from big-name brands to quirky independents, and the food and drink scene is booming, with new restaurants and bars opening almost weekly.

The wider Liverpool city region is also full of great group days out. Visit the lovely seaside town of Southport, with its beautiful beaches and historic pier, or the Wirral peninsula, home to Port Sunlight, a fascinating 19th century garden village.

It’s easy to get a ticket to ride to Liverpool. The city is just two hours from London by train, on the UK motorway network and has two international airports within 45 minutes' drive. Find out how to get here.

Liverpool is a perfect day trip from London and a great base for exploring the rest of North West England and North Wales.

Liverpool, United Kingdom

London

London is an incredibly diverse and exciting city where the ultra-modern sits comfortably with thousands of years of unique history and heritage. Whatever your client is looking for, you can be sure to find it in London - it’s a world class shopping destination, a fusion of diverse cultures, a creative hub for the best theatre and performance. A place of outstanding beauty from treasured parks and green spaces to an iconic and ever-evolving skyline as well as rivers and waterways that are perfect for exploring the city at leisure. Whether your client is a seasoned Londoner or visiting for the first time, there is always something new to explore in London.

There's something for everyone in London from world class attractions to acclaimed art galleries; globally renowned museums to exquisite royal palaces; unique sporting heritage to surprising outdoor spaces. With all these options, putting an itinerary together is easy whether your client loves history and heritage, has a passion for culture, or just enjoys taking in the sights and sounds of this incredible city.  

 

 

 

 

The London Pass is the ultimate sightseeing pass, helping you save time and money during your trip to London. The card gives you free access to more than 60 top London attractions, and allows you to skip the queue at selected attractions. Choose from a one, two, three or six day pass, for the option that best suits your clients trip. The London Pass can be purchased from www.visitlondon.com 

Most London attractions and tours offer special deals for groups, including tailor–made tours, exclusive access and discounts. This section will help you discover all that London has to offer for varying budgets and interests.

London, United Kingdom