Record numbers of tourists visited the UK in 2016 and t

Record numbers of tourists visited the UK in 2016 and top rated places

 

The US is Britain’s most valuable tourism source market, with 4.3 million visits recorded in 2016, up 7 percent from the previous year.

According to official figures out Friday, 37.3 million inbound visits to the UK were recorded in 2016, up 3 per cent on 2015, with visitors spending a total of £22.2bn, in line with what they spent in 2015.

Tourism is worth £127 billion annually to the UK economy, according to official figures. 

The United Kingdom made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is an island nation in northwestern Europe.

Now we will introduce you, travelers, top rated places in the United Kingdom.


Top London Attractions

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter


Warner Bros. Studio Tour London ensures an amazing new opportunity to explore the magic of the Harry Potter™ films – the most successful film series of all time. This unique walking tour takes you behind-the-scenes and showcases a huge range of beautiful sets, costumes, and props. It also reveals some closely guarded secrets, including facts about the special effects and animatronics that made these films so very popular all over the world.

Coca-Cola London Eye

The Coca-Cola London Eye is centrally located in the heart of the capital, gracefully moving over the River Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

The Coca-Cola London Eye is a major feature of London's skyline. It boasts some of London's best views from its 32 capsules, each weighing 10 tons, holding up to 25 people. Climb aboard for a breathtaking experience, with an unforgettable perspective of more than 55 of London's most well-known landmarks – all in just 30 minutes!

Madame Tussauds London

At Madame Tussauds, you'll come face-to-face with some of the world's most famous faces. From Shakespeare to Lady Gaga you'll meet dominant figures from showbiz, sport, politics and even royalty. Strike a pose with Usain Bolt, get close to One Direction or receive a once-in-a-lifetime audience with Her Majesty the Queen.

Hop on Hop off Bus Tour

hop on and off the sightseeing buses and explore some of London's most famous places, such as Tower of LondonWestminster AbbeyBuckingham Palace St Paul's Cathedral and Trafalgar Square.

Tower of London

Take a tour with one of the Yeoman Warders around the Tower of London, one of the world's most famous buildings. Discover its 900-year history as a royal palace, prison, and place of performance, arsenal, jewel house and zoo! Gaze up at the White Tower, tiptoe through a medieval king's bedchamber and marvel at the Crown Jewels.

Westminster Abbey

Fully deserving of its world heritage status, more than one million visitors a year flock to this 700-year-old building. Head to one of its highly popular tours and take in a site impregnated in the history of British Kings and Queens of old.

The View from The Shard

Rise high above London and see the city's iconic skyline from an only perspective, with views stretching up to 40 miles (64km). Spot the likes of the Coca-Cola London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral and Wembley Stadium from The View from The Shard's observation deck, which sits 800ft (244m) up Western Europe's tallest building.

London Dungeon

 

Delve into the ancient capital’s most horrible history at the London Dungeon - experience live actors, thrilling wears, and exciting special effects. Step back into the darkest of times… are you brave enough to face 90 minutes of London’s dark past?

SEA LIFE London Aquarium

eta taste of the deep blue sea at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. Spot up to 400 species including stingrays, sharks, moray eels and clown fish. See stunning green sea turtles and test your nerve on the glass "shark walk". Learn more at daily talks and feeding times

Shrek's Adventure! London

Shrek's Adventure! London takes you on a family-friendly journey through the world of Shrek and friends. With Donkey as your guide, you’ll visit 10 fairytale-themed live shows, maintained a mirror maze and Shrek’s swamp.

 

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