Destinations Travel Stats United Kingdom

Top 10 Most Popular Destinations for UK Tourists 

popular destinations for UK tourists

International travellers from United Kingdom has access to most of Europe with a short flight or train away. With the exception of United States which is 3rd most visited country by UKs residence. To see how many of those 10 destinations you have been to or to make your very own personalized travel map, download Visited for free on iOS or Android . Here are the top 10 countries that are most visited by travellers coming from the UK.

  1. 1) Spain: tops the list for UK travellers. Travellers often head to soak up the sun in Spain’s multiple beach destinations such as Costa Del Sol, Costa Brava, Canary Islands and Balearics islands.

2) France: Is the 2nd most visited country from UK, this is surprising as it is the most visited country in the world. France can easily be reached by taking a train, crossing the English channel for the delicious British countryside or taking a short flight to the Cote d’Azur for the lovely beaches.

3) United States is ranked 3rd among UK’s Travellers. The more popular places for travellers to visit include New York and California. Visitors often come to United States for leisure, business and to visit family members.

4) Italy is the 3rd most visited country in the world, which makes it an obvious choice for UK Travellers. Visitors can choose from visiting art museums in Florence, Rome and Milan to soaking in the sun in Sicily or Amalfi coast. Italy is also a top shopping destination and of course offers a culinary delight.

5) Germany is ranked 5th among all UK’s visitors. There is a lot of sightseeing that one can do from the Palaces of Potsdam, to the castles in Bavaria to art museums in Munich. Octoberfest is a popular destinations for beer lovers as is Berlin in the summer which offers beer gardens around the city.

6) Greece has delighted visitors over the centuries. For history buffs there can be no better place to explore Greek ruins and visit the many museums in Athens. Beach enthusiasts can pick from many islands to soak up the sun, while sailors can enjoy going around the many islands.

7) Netherlands attracts visitors for many reasons, it is a hub for the cruise ships, a great nightlife destination and culture.

8) Belgium a short flight from UK or a channel crossings, Belgium has many destinations for visitors to enjoy. From Burges with beautiful architecture and unforgettable chocolates to Brussels with its palace, museums and food scene.

9) Portugal is often visited for its beaches in Algarve. For those that wish to soak up in sailing history of Lisbon, beautiful palaces/castles of Sintra or enjoy a bottle of Port in Porto.

10) Ireland is the 10th most visited country for UK even though it is the only bordering country. Ireland has beautiful castles, countryside and Giant’s Causeway a local attraction.

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