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If you don't know where to start, try London or Edinburgh. The English and Scottish capitals are two of the world's most famous, dripping with history and modern-day attractions. Other urban destinations in the UK include Birmingham, Bath, Belfast, Cardiff and Manchester. You can't beat a city break. Whether you have a weekend or longer to spare, visiting a vibrant urban destination means accessing many of the top things to do in the United Kingdom. That includes must-see attractions, award-winning restaurants and world-class entertainment.
The English capital is one of the most attractive destinations in the UK for plenty of reasons. Home to iconic landmarks and attractions, sprawling parks, unparalleled shopping, entertainment and many of the best restaurants in the world, there's something here for every visitor. No need to wonder what to eat, drink or do in London. You'll be spoilt for choice from the moment you arrive.
Like London, the capital of Scotland boasts many cultural attractions. There are many things to explore when you visit, from world-class museums and galleries to famous Edinburgh Castle and the historic Old Town. Don't forget to sample some Scottish whisky, one of the United Kingdom's most globally-iconic drinks. During the city's renowned Fringe Festival, head to Edinburgh for an entertainment-packed experience you'll never forget.
In the West Midlands, Birmingham is famous for its industrial past and vast canal network. Today, the city is home to excellent shopping and many tempting cafés, restaurants and bars. Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is a must-visit. At the same time, Cadbury World and the National SEA LIFE Centre make the city ideal for family breaks in the UK.
The heart of England's North West, red-brick Manchester is known globally for its football, universities and music scene. Visitors can enjoy many independent shops and exciting things to eat in this United Kingdom gem. Not to mention excellent museums and galleries, including The Whitworth, Manchester Art Gallery, the National Football Museum and the Science and Industry Museum.
Bath is the largest city in Somerset, named after its historic Roman Baths. Seeing the baths remains one of the top things to do here, as well as visiting the Thermae Bath Spa for an indulgent soak in naturally warm waters. The jewel of Bath is medieval Bath Abbey, a spectacular Gothic building noted for its intricate architecture and historical significance.
The capital of Northern Ireland is a fantastic United Kingdom destination whether you're interested in history or modern attractions. Belfast is the birthplace of the RMS Titanic, and visitors can explore the famous ship's legacy on a short break here. There's also lots of beautiful architecture to see and plenty of buzzy bars, restaurants and shops to enjoy.
The largest city in Wales is its capital. Cardiff is another excellent choice for a UK city break with a large student population, unique history and exciting modern culture. Visit historic castles including Cardiff Castle, explore the National Museum Cardiff or discover beautiful historic arcades, for which the city is famous.
Gateways to the countryside
If your idea of a perfect break involves plenty of time in nature, the UK won't disappoint. Discover 15 national parks across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, each slightly different from the last. To make the most of your escape, choose a town or city on a national park's doorstep. You won't need to worry about getting to your United Kingdom National Park when you choose a convenient gateway destination like Inverness, Lancaster or Sheffield. Whatever you're planning, you're sure to find it in the UK. Whatever way you get to your United Kingdom destination, enjoy easy transport and plenty of excellent facilities when you arrive. Find a hotel that suits you when you book with ALL – Accor Live Limitless.
Sheffield is in South Yorkshire, an exciting city destination in its own right. Galleries, gardens and excellent shopping make the city centre a vibrant base. Still, Sheffield's proximity to the Peak District National Park sets it apart from the rest.
A port city in North East Scotland, Aberdeen is the urban heart of the county of Aberdeenshire and a gateway to the Cairngorms National Park. Discover the unparalleled landscapes of the Scottish Highlands when you explore the Cairngorms, voted one of National Geographic'sTop 20 Places to Visit in The World.
Southampton is a beautiful English port city nestled between two national parks: New Forest and South Downs. Visiting Southampton also means being close to many of the UK's best beaches. Not to mention the Isle of Wight, a ferry ride away. Head out for gentle walks, enjoy hikes through sprawling farmland or hop over to the Isle of Wight for a day out. You'll be spoilt for choice when you visit Southampton.