We all might like to think of our home city as a welcoming place, but there are some that stand out far above the rest when it comes to making visitors feel at home.
To discover where to find the friendliest cities in the UK, Big Events Travel asked their 1.5 million strong social audience to weigh in on where you will be made to feel the most welcome. From strangers helping you find your way, to making friends with locals in a bar, these are the top 20 friendliest cities in the UK.
A popular haunt on the tourist trail, the tourism industry in Bath is strong and the locals do the city proud with their attitude towards visitors
The charming seaside city of Brighton has become something of a must-visit destination in recent years and locals are very friendly and helpful. It is also a very LGBTQ+ inclusive area, with one of the best Pride events in Europe
Easily passed by on route to other parts of Northern Ireland, Derry is well worthy of a visit, being a place of great culture and rich history. Locals are keen to share their traditions and city highlights with new arrivals