The Best Attraction in the UK's Most-visited Cities 2024

Nov 9, 2023


  • 2. Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
  • 3. Etihad Stadium Tour / Old Trafford Stadium Tour, Manchester
  • 4. Cadbury World, Birmingham
  • 5. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

When it comes to the United Kingdom, the sheer diversity of attractions can leave even the seasoned traveller spoilt for choice. From royal palaces to world-class football stadiums, and from chocolate factories to art galleries, the UK is a treasure trove of experiences waiting to be discovered.

Here are five must-visit attractions in the UK's most visited cities and family-friendly accommodations to consider for your stay. By best, we do of course mean the best paid attraction according to users. And by most-visited, we do mean by international travellers. So please don't get mad at us if your city or its attractions aren't featured…

Check out our full list of the Top 20 Best Things to Do in the United Kingdom according to users!


The Best Attraction in the UK's Most-visited Cities 2024

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No visit to the UK is complete without a trip to Buckingham Palace, London's royal residence. Watch the iconic Changing of the Guard ceremony, stroll through the lush palace gardens, or marvel at the grandeur of the State Rooms.

A stone's throw away is the Rubens at the Palace Hotel, known for its luxurious rooms and family-friendly amenities. It's the perfect base to explore London's other attractions such as the Tower of London and the British Museum.

The Best Attraction in the UK's Most-visited Cities 2024

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Perched atop Castle Rock, Edinburgh Castle offers breathtaking views of Scotland's capital. Explore the castle's rich history, from the Stone of Destiny to the Royal Palace.

The Apex Grassmarket Hotel, within walking distance of the castle, offers spacious family rooms and a swimming pool, making it an ideal choice for families.

The Best Attraction in the UK's Most-visited Cities 2024

Old Trafford

As we don't want to get into stoking local rivalries, we've gone for two stadium tours in Manchester - for football fans, a tour of the Etihad (City of Manchester) or Old Trafford Stadium is a must. Experience the thrill of walking out onto the pitch, explore the dressing rooms, and get a behind-the-scenes look at these iconic stadiums.

Should you wish to stay near the Etihad, Staycity Aparthotels Manchester Piccadilly is a 4-star delight for you.

For Old Trafford, the aptly-named The Hotel Football Old Trafford, owned by former Manchester United players, is a unique, family-friendly hotel that's perfect for football enthusiasts.

The Best Attraction in the UK's Most-visited Cities 2024

Indulge your sweet tooth at Cadbury World, Birmingham's chocolate paradise. Learn about the history of chocolate, watch chocolatiers at work, and even create your own delicious treat.

The family-friendly Staying Cool at Rotunda offers spacious serviced apartments with fully equipped kitchens, perfect for unwinding after a day of chocolate-filled fun.

The Best Attraction in the UK's Most-visited Cities 2024

Immerse yourself in art, history, and culture at Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. With 22 themed galleries and over 8,000 objects, there's something for everyone.

The nearby Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel offers family rooms and a friendly atmosphere, making it a comfortable base for exploring Glasgow.

Embark on a journey through the UK's most visited cities, each offering unique attractions and experiences. Whether you're a history buff, a football fanatic, a chocolate lover, or an art enthusiast, the UK has something for everyone.


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