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UK city named best to visit this bank holiday weekend



Do you have any plans for this Bank Holiday weekend?

If you don’t then you might want to make a note as the best UK city to go to this Bank Holiday weekend has been revealed.

According to new research from rest and self-care brand Ostrichpillow, they looked at 50 cities outside of the capital to find the best place to go for a well-needed rest.

The study looked at factors including accommodation options, public transport services great access to nature, landmarks, family entertainment, restaurants and bars, and shopping.

So, which city is the best place to go?

Overall, West Midlands as a region had the highest scoring cities, followed by the South West and East Midlands.

However, it was Manchester which ranked as the top place to visit this Bank holiday weekend.

Pablo Carrascal, Ostrichpillow’s CEO said: “Our research highlights the unique blend of cultural attractions, green spaces, and vibrant social scenes in the UK’s cities. By travelling to one of these cities, you are guaranteed an extensive selection of relaxing activities and active rest options.

“Manchester really is the perfect city to spend a long weekend in. The city offers numerous parks for leisurely walks and is in close proximity to forests and woodlands, providing ample spaces where you can unwind. Whether you’re looking to go on a hike, visit the theatre, or explore new cuisines, Manchester is the place for you.”

If you’re thinking of going to the city these are the best things to do in Manchester.

For the history buffs, why not head to Manchester Museum where it displays works of anthropology and natural history?

The museum has a Google rating of 4.6 with one person writing: “A really nice experience for adults and children alike.”

Another said: “Excellent museum with lots of impressive exhibits.”

A third added: “Brilliant place to visit and explore.”

Of course, the city is known for its football. You can take a tour of either Manchester City or Manchester United’s clubs where you can feel what it is like to be a footballer.

There is plenty of shopping to do too. You can visit the Trafford Centre where you can expect pretty much every shop going as well as entertainment facilities.

And let’s not forget, there are plenty of bars and restaurants to enjoy until your heart’s content.

Top 10 cities to visit this Bank holiday weekend:

  1. Manchester
  2. Liverpool
  3. Glasgow
  4. Birmingham
  5. Nottingham
  6. Bristol
  7. Brighton & Hove
  8. Sheffield
  9. Newcastle
  10. Bath
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