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UK cities and towns

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Thriving centres for arts, industry and commerce, Britain's cities and towns are some of the world's most culturally diverse. And from the frenetic metropolis of London to the stately allure of Edinburgh, you'll find them a joy to discover.


The city is widely recognised as one of the coolest in Britain. Manchester has reinvented itself as a truly contemporary metropolis, with modern landmarks, excellent art and culture, great bars and world-class hospitality.

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Expect something different in this fast-moving cultural city. Newcastle-Gateshead has an energy and excitement that is distinctly, uniquely its own, blending world-class attractions with a history that stretches back over 2,000 years.



Fall in love with Liverpool, with its charming locals, world-famous music scene, and amazing shopping. The perfect blend of old and new, this stylish city is the birthplace of the Beatles, home of Liverpool FC, and makes for an unforgettable city break.

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Glasgow is Scotland's largest city, famous for its culture, architecture, and design.