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Liverpool named UK’s best large city break in Which? survey

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Liverpool’s “buzzing atmosphere” has led to it being named the UK’s best large city break in a survey.

The city topped the list of the Which? poll which asked its members about their visits to UK cities and towns in the last two years.

The destinations were scored on accommodation, food and drink, cultural sights and value for money, the consumer brand said.

Rory Boland, Editor of Which? Travel, said Liverpool also stood out for its “fantastic cultural scene”.

Which? surveyed almost 4,000 members, who were also asked to rate shopping, ease of getting around, parking and lack of crowds.

An overall city score was calculated based on visitors’ overall satisfaction and likeliness to recommend.

Liverpool took top spot in the large cities category with a city score of 84% – beating close neighbour Manchester (71%) and capital cities Belfast (77%), London (76%), Cardiff (72%).

Rory Boland, Editor of Which? Travel, said: “Whether you’re after vibrant nightlife, world class museums or a first rate dining experience, our survey shows that the UK has a wealth of fantastic cities just waiting to be explored.

“Liverpool stood out among the UK’s large cities for its fantastic cultural scene and buzzing atmosphere, beating London and the UK’s other capital cities to take first place.

Large towns and cities are defined by Which? as those having a population of over 200,000.

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