Cities of United Kingdom.

Tourist information about popular cities in UK.

The United Kingdom is a popular tourist destination, with many cities offering a rich cultural heritage, vibrant nightlife, and stunning scenery. Here are the five most visited tourist cities in the UK:

London: London is the capital and largest city of the UK, and it is the most visited tourist city in the country. Visitors come to see iconic attractions like Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and the British Museum, as well as enjoy the shopping, dining, and nightlife.

Edinburgh: Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and is famous for its stunning castle, historic Old Town, and festivals, such as the Edinburgh Fringe and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Manchester: Manchester is the largest city in the north of England and is known for its rich cultural heritage, vibrant music scene, and sports stadiums like Old Trafford and the Etihad Stadium.

Liverpool: Liverpool is a historic port city that is home to the Beatles and boasts an impressive waterfront, museums and galleries, and the Liverpool Cathedral.

Glasgow: Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is famous for its art galleries, museums, live music venues, and stunning architecture, such as the Glasgow School of Art and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

Other popular tourist cities in the UK include Bath, Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge, York, and Belfast.

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Regions of UK.

Tourist information about the regions of UK.

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The Union comprises four constituent nations: EnglandScotlandWales, and Northern Ireland. Each nation has its own capital city: Scotland has Edinburgh, Wales Cardiff and Northern Ireland Belfast, while London serves as the capital for both England and the wider United Kingdom.

The “Great” in Great Britain is due to it being the largest of the British Isles, as well as to distinguish it from the other, smaller “Britain”: Brittany in north-west France. This terminology has been in use since the time of Ptolemy.

Regions / Administrative centers.


Bermuda (map) / adm. center: Hamilton.

British Virgin Islands, Caribbean and North Atlantic Ocean (map) / adm. center: Road Town. (British Virgin Islands Guide).

Cayman Islands, Caribbean and North Atlantic Ocean (map) / adm. center: George Town.

Falkland Islands (map) / adm. center: Stanley.

Gibraltar (map).

Montserrat (map).

Pitcairn Islands (map).

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (map) / adm. center: Jamestown.

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (map).

Turks and Caicos Islands (map).

Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.


Ways to visit the UK. Visit for tourism, business or a short stay (up to 6 months), airport transit visas. + Visa & Entry (

Visit London.

Our article about the city of London. Information about the city’s attractions, culture, events, and activities. Public transport.


We can help you making your journey using the most up to date information from around the UK for all transport companies. The National Trust is a conservation organization that protects historic buildings, gardens, and natural landscapes in the UK. Their website provides information on the organization’s properties and events. English Heritage is another conservation organization that protects historic buildings and sites in England. Their website provides information on the organization’s properties and events.

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: England, Wales and Northern Ireland has 46 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 18% of the countryside, over a fifth of the English coast, and including 12,000 miles of footpaths and bridleways.