Popular Cities in England

Top cities in England, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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London #1 most popular location
As a city that seamlessly blends the old world with the seductively modern, London is an atypical British city that – despite its multinational mish-mash of culture – simply couldn’t be…
16,551travelers 1,655reviews 1,135blogs
Blackpool #2 most popular location
It might be infamous as the home of an incredible array of tacky English tat (a not entirely undeserved reputation, it has to be said), but the northern seaside resort of Blackpool still draw…
135travelers 13reviews 8blogs
Manchester #3 most popular location
A city best known for its football teams: Manchester United, the most supported and most hated team in England, and the up and coming billionaires across the street, Manchester City. It’s t…
2,076travelers 194reviews 69blogs
Liverpool #4 most popular location
As the city that bought you The Beatles, that accent (if you’re not British, you can probably forget about understanding much of the native tongue) and the notorious harbor TV weather map (…
932travelers 85reviews 46blogs
York #5 most popular location
One of the most breathtakingly beautiful cities in Britain, boasting some of the most amazing architecture and surrounding countryside in the whole of Europe, and long the centre of attention…
350travelers 39reviews 31blogs
Bath #6 most popular location
Named – a tad unoriginally, in truth – after its natural hot spring Roman baths, the city of Bath is an English hidden gem, both beautiful and slightly backwards, with the Roman influence…
230travelers 53reviews 34blogs
Birmingham #7 most popular location
One of the most progressive cities in England, and considered to be the second largest in terms of population, Birmingham is a massive metropolitan area in the West Midlands region of the cou…
945travelers 46reviews 22blogs
Brighton #8 most popular location
Brighton, the GAY capital. Generally known by its nickname of “London by the sea”, Brighton is a seaside city less than 50 miles south of London in the County of East Sussex. It is ac…
746travelers 50reviews 22blogs
Torquay #9 most popular location
Torquay,which is also known as ''The English Riviera'' and the big sister of the three towns of Torbay. Situated on the Devon coastline, The south west coast of the UK, Torquay has been a …
68travelers 8reviews 1blogs
Bristol #10 most popular location
There are places in the world which, for some reason or another, have fallen off the grid in terms of being considered a “tourist” destination. This is both good and bad. On the plus side…
932travelers 70reviews 29blogs
Bournemouth #11 most popular location
Bournemouth is a town in the South West of England, perhaps best known for its wide, sandy beach and its Victorian pier. The town lies across the water from the Isle of Wight, and South of th…
362travelers 10reviews 7blogs
Cambridge #12 most popular location
With a skyline dominated by King’s College Chapel, Cambridge University Library, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, and St. John’s College Chapel, and a history that is just as lauded and lengthy …
529travelers 29reviews 24blogs
Oxford #13 most popular location
Home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world and a haven for the intellectual elite, Oxford is a city that boasts not only some of the smartest people in the world, but one of …
523travelers 36reviews 36blogs
Newquay #14 most popular location
Newquay is the surf capital of Great Britain. Generally a vibrant city located in the county of Cornwall. You can get to Newquay by train, bus or air. Once there everything is generally withi…
45travelers 9reviews 1blogs
Leeds #15 most popular location
The largest city in Yorkshire, Leeds is a modern hub of activity, famous for its metropolitan appeal, its vibrant nightlife, the multiple universities, sports teams, superb shopping experienc…
915travelers 23reviews 10blogs
Scarborough #16 most popular location
Scarborough is a vibrant modern town on the yorkshire coast of England. It has a population of around 50 000.
47travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Windermere #17 most popular location
Windermere, and its nearby neighbour Bowness on Windermere are situated at the southern end of the English Lake District, Cumbria. Windermere the lake, on the shore of which both towns lie …
10travelers 5reviews 6blogs
Newcastle upon Tyne #18 most popular location
Newcastle is the second largest city in the North East and is populated by so-called 'Geordies'. The city isituated on the north bank of the River Tyne. The city is well known for it's vib…
562travelers 25reviews 16blogs
Weymouth #19 most popular location
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Nottingham #20 most popular location
Nottingham: Queen of the East Midlands. A Mecca for shoppers, drinkers and those going to get married. Famed for its nightlife, Nottingham sits in the centre of the region, powering a new ec…
659travelers 22reviews 19blogs
Eastbourne #21 most popular location
Eastbourne is a large sea side town in East Sussex, on the south coast of England, with an estimated population of 93,630 as at August 2005. The area has seen human activity since the stone a…
69travelers 10reviews 4blogs
Plymouth #22 most popular location
Plymouth is a city with vast amounts of history! Situated on the south coast of Devon, Plymouth is famous for being a historic Naval city. One of only three English ports that holds naval shi…
261travelers 13reviews 7blogs
Southampton #23 most popular location
Southampton is a large maritime city on the south coast of England. It is the gateway to the Isle of Wight, and has an eventful past due to its location on the solent. There is little left …
439travelers 12reviews 15blogs
Chester #24 most popular location
Originally founded by the Roman's Chester or (Deva Victrix as the Roman's called it) is a touristy city with a population approaching 100,000. Popular attractions and sights include the ra…
174travelers 14reviews 11blogs
Paignton #25 most popular location
Paignton is a popular seaside resort and famous for its long sandy beaches,popular Zoo and occasionally bustling pier. Paignton is located in the very centre of torbay,in between its big …
18travelers 8reviews
Canterbury #26 most popular location
Canterbury is the the home to 2 large universities and is very student populated. It is full of history - The Cathedral, St Augustines Abbey and Canterbury Castle to name just a few. Plenty…
124travelers 18reviews 8blogs
Salisbury #27 most popular location
Salisbury is a magnificent medieval city: historic streets and alleyways, charming half-timbered buildings, traditional English eating houses and characterful shopping streets, and of cause o…
89travelers 20reviews 14blogs
Cheltenham #28 most popular location
Cheltenham is a spa town located within the borough of Gloucestershire in England. It is situated on the very edge of The Cotswolds and has an air of wealth and respectability! It certainly i…
129travelers 4blogs
Harrogate #29 most popular location
Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England, Located to the south-east of the Yorkshire Dales. The town is a popular tourist destination; its spa waters, RHS Harlow Carr gardens a…
84travelers 7reviews 7blogs
Whitby #30 most popular location
Whitby is a seaside resort located on the Yorkshire coast, the East coast of England. The most famous landmarks and tourist attractions here are the statue of Captain James Cook, who sailed f…
16travelers 6reviews 6blogs
Norwich #31 most popular location
Norwich is a medium sized city located in the East of England within the county of East Anglia. It is in a great location very near to the Norfolk countryside and the Broads. The populatio…
349travelers 7reviews 4blogs
Stratford-upon-Avon #32 most popular location
Stratford-upon-Avon (IPA: /ˌstrætfɚd əpɒn ˈɛɪvən/) is a market town and civil parish in south Warwickshire, England. It lies on the River Avon some 38 kilometres (24 miles)[1] south …
51travelers 3reviews 4blogs
Windsor #33 most popular location
Windsor, Berkshire, England, is situated about 25 miles due west of London, along the M4, just south of Slough. Home to the royal family, it has evolved into a posh little neighborhood with a…
53travelers 17reviews 12blogs
Ambleside #34 most popular location
Ambleside is a bustling little tourist village right in the heart of the English lakes. Just a few miles from Windermere, and located on the northern end of the Lake itself. It may have a…
7travelers 8reviews 6blogs
Portsmouth #35 most popular location
Portsmouth (or Pompey, as it is affectionately nicknamed) offers you a worldclass welcome. You'll enjoy a great day out shopping, boat trip services or a night on the town! Portsmouth Cathed…
350travelers 13reviews 7blogs
Sheffield #36 most popular location
Sheffield created two inventions that changed the face of the world: steel and organised football (Allegedly - I haven't seen any recent evidence of this myself, to be honest...) A city th…
533travelers 27reviews 18blogs
Keswick #37 most popular location
9travelers 6reviews 3blogs
Great Yarmouth #38 most popular location
Great Yarmouth is a coastal town in Norfolk, England. It has a rich history from the herring industry and there are a few museums dedicated to this. It is has a large residential area and …
24travelers 6reviews
Swindon #39 most popular location
Swindon is a strong UK business town on the M4 corridor, with a long history of engineering. It's home to the STEAM museum, dedicated to the Great Western Railway, a thriving railway by Isum…
127travelers 15reviews 5blogs
Reading #40 most popular location
Reading is a town on the main commuter routes into London from the West, lying a short way outside the M25 motorway. It is not well known for its tourism, but has a good shopping mall and a …
313travelers 6reviews 2blogs
Milton Keynes #41 most popular location
Most English people frown when they hear about Milton Keynes. This, though, is only because most cities in England are really old have a lot of history whereas Milton Keynes was "built" as re…
187travelers 10reviews 4blogs
Coventry #42 most popular location
Coventry is an industrial town in the Midlands, not far from Birmingham. It is known for its beautiful modern cathedral, built in the 1950s near the ruins of the medieval cathedral, and its …
179travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Exeter #43 most popular location
Exeter is a city in the southwest of the Untited Kingdom, on the south-coast which has about 120.000 inhabitants. Exeter is located on the river 'Exe' and has been founded by the Romans. The …
197travelers 3reviews 4blogs
Bowness-on-Windermere #44 most popular location
1travelers 5reviews
Skegness #45 most popular location
Skegness is a seaside town located on the Lincolnshire coast of the North Sea. It is 43 miles east of the city of Lincoln. It has one of the better known seaside resorts in the UK as the …
10travelers 2reviews 3blogs
Durham #46 most popular location
Durham is a small city compared to giants like London and Edinburgh, but has its own lovely charm. Durham lies to the south of Newcastle upon Tyne and to the north of Darlington. The shops ar…
136travelers 9reviews 6blogs
Dover #47 most popular location
Dover is a major port on the south-east coast of England. Situated in the county of Kent, it faces Calais, France 22 miles across the English Channel. It has a population of over 40,000. D…
27travelers 8reviews 9blogs
Warwick #48 most popular location
Warwick (pronounced /ˈwɒrɪk/ war-ick (silent w in middle)) listen (help·info) is the historic county town of Warwickshire in England and has a population of 25,434 (2001 census). The town…
35travelers 8reviews 3blogs
Falmouth #49 most popular location
Falmouth is a town located on the South coast of Cornwall and boasts the deepest natural harbour in the world. There are many fantastic beaches nearby, as well as castles and other sites of …
32travelers 2blogs
Shanklin #50 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Crawley #51 most popular location
Crawley is in the county of West Sussex in the South of England. It is one of the new towns created as London overspill after the second world war. It has a college and a big shopping centre.…
71travelers 14reviews 1blogs
Leicester #52 most popular location
Leicester is a city and county town of the county of Leicestershire. The city itself has grown from being a roman military settlement to the urban metropolis it is today. Many ethnic minoriti…
378travelers 7reviews 10blogs
Hexham #53 most popular location
6travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Southport #54 most popular location
Southport is situated in the North West of England and is a beautiful place mainly visited by neighbouring towns and cities who fancy a nice day out and a wander across the beach.
60travelers 7reviews
Lincoln #55 most popular location
The Cathedral city of Lincoln is one of Britain's prettiest cities in the North. It has a fantastic cathedral, which gathers many visits from all over the country, and indeed the world, but t…
167travelers 4reviews 6blogs
Stonehenge #56 most popular location
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England, about 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, St…
77travelers 14reviews 7blogs
Telford #57 most popular location
50travelers 1reviews
Ipswich #58 most popular location
159travelers 3reviews
Carlisle #59 most popular location
Carlisle is a small city in the north of England, close to the Scottish border. It has a castle and a cathedral, and is one end of the famous and scenic Settle and Carlisle railway.
40travelers 4blogs
Northampton #60 most popular location
Situated in the centre of England, Northampton is steeped in historical significance. It was one of the country's most important cities during saxon times. Market square is the centre of No…
177travelers 1reviews 8blogs
Newbury #61 most popular location
Newbury is a nice typical town, located in the middle of Southern England. The town is famous for its racecourse, and also for its 17th century castle (Highclere Castle). It is very beauti…
47travelers 5reviews 3blogs
St Ives #62 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Hastings #63 most popular location
Hastings town is home to the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe, the remains of the first castle in England to be built by William the Conqueror, a preserved Old Town and a strong…
59travelers 4reviews 3blogs
Winchester #64 most popular location
Winchester is a small cathedral city near the South Coast of England, not far from Southampton with good rail links on the London mainline. It has a cathedral with some interesting early med…
73travelers 7reviews 7blogs
Shrewsbury #65 most popular location
82travelers 5reviews
Derby #66 most popular location
Derby is a centrally located city with great access to the M1 and other cities. It has little else offer, unfortunately, in terms of nightlife and sports. It is connected to Nottingham via…
217travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Luton #67 most popular location
Luton is the biggest town in the county of Bedfordshire, which is 45km north-west of central London. Luton had a big straw industry back hundred's of years ago but now the main industry seems…
110travelers 16reviews 4blogs
Taunton #68 most popular location
54travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Maidstone #69 most popular location
Maidstone, in Kent is toughly an hour’s drive down the M25 or the A2 from London, about 20 minutes drive from the Medway towns and is probably most famous for two things. Firstly, it’s…
80travelers 7reviews 3blogs
Alnwick #70 most popular location
Alnwick is a quiet market town situated on the coast, in the North East region of England. Home to some fantastic landmarks including the beautiful Alnwick castle and the gardens that surroun…
7travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Horley #71 most popular location
11travelers 8reviews
Penrith #72 most popular location
11travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Chichester #73 most popular location
Chichester is a small cathedral city in West Sussex, England, with a population of 23,731, (2001 Census). It is a single civil parish, and one of six within England with the status of city. …
52travelers 2reviews 6blogs
Preston #74 most popular location
Preston was only recently awarded the city status but Preston is the commercial and administrative centre in Lancashire. Situated at the heart of the County, Preston is a busy, thriving town.…
191travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Worcester #75 most popular location
116travelers 1blogs
Skipton #76 most popular location
16travelers 1blogs
Hereford #77 most popular location
Hereford is a cathedral town in England, near the Welsh Borders. It is most famous as the home of the Mappa Mundi, a medieval map of the world. It has an attractive cathedral with some inte…
65travelers 3reviews
Hull #78 most popular location
A northen seaside port also known as Kingston-upon-Hull. The city has a rich seafaring history, and has a reputation for being tough, and uncompromising. The old town of hull which retains …
159travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Bradford #79 most popular location
The textile industry was pretty specialised by location in England and Bradford specialised in worsteds - fne quality cloth made from wool. The term 'woollens' was applied to cloth of lesser …
127travelers 5reviews
Looe #80 most popular location
Nice little fishing village, worth a visit on a nice sunny day.
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Poole #81 most popular location
Poole is a coastal city in south-west England part of the conurbation with Bournemouth and Christchurch in Dorset County. Poole is an historic harbour city which is easily noticed by its rela…
69travelers 4reviews 13blogs
Richmond #82 most popular location
Richmond, North Yorkshire, the first of all Richmonds Richmond is an historic market town in North Yorkshire, with a Norman castle, Georgian architecture, cobbled market place (said to be …
28travelers 7reviews 4blogs
Gateshead #83 most popular location
30travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Berwick-Upon-Tweed #84 most popular location
Berwick-upon-Tweed is the northernmost town in England and only 2.5 miles from the Scottish/English Border, though it was originally part of Scotland - it has passed hands back and forth betw…
10travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Dartmouth #85 most popular location
Dartmouth is a beautiful town situated on the mouth of the river dart,with its busting marina and posh restraunts,a few of which are run by celebrity chefs,it makes Dartmouth a popular destin…
7travelers 5reviews
Colchester #86 most popular location
Colchester is England's oldest recorded town, and is in the North of Essex. The castle is one of the best preserved Norman keeps in England, although it has lost a lot of the outbuildings an…
139travelers 5reviews
Dorchester #87 most popular location
12travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Wirral #88 most popular location
The Wirral peninsular is located in the North West region of England in the county of Merseyside. As a peninsular, Wirral has water on three sides, The River Mersey to the East, The Irish Sea…
78travelers 3blogs
Kendal #89 most popular location
Kendal is an old market town located within the county of Cumbria, North England near to the Lake District and is often referred to as the 'southern gateway to the Lakes'. It is probably most…
33travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Wells #90 most popular location
Wells is a tiny city in the English county of Somerset. It is near both Bristol and Bath. It is very pretty, and has a stunning cathedral with one of the world's oldest working clocks. There…
12travelers 4reviews 5blogs
Minehead #91 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Chesterfield #92 most popular location
While the term “market town” might not hold any significance to most Americans, to Europeans and especially residents of the UK it still holds a special place in their hearts. Market town…
65travelers 1reviews 12blogs
Slough #93 most popular location
Slough is a large industrial town situated in the South East of England. It has quick links to more popular tourist destinations such as Windsor and Central London. Some people may recognize …
42travelers 1reviews
Darlington #94 most popular location
As the 'The Gateway to Tees Valley', the town of Darlington is in County Durham in the North East of England. Darlington is close to The Pennines and Cleveland Hills, the North York Moors…
60travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Ross-on-Wye #95 most popular location
Ross-on-Wye is a small market town on the river Wye. It has a church, some pleasant parks and walks by the river, and lots of medieval buildings. Markets are still held in the historic cove…
8travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Truro #96 most popular location
43travelers 1blogs
Loughborough #97 most popular location
Loughborough is a town within the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England. It is the second largest settlement in Leicestershire after Leicester, is the seat of Charnwood Borough Council…
72travelers 3reviews
Glastonbury #98 most popular location
A land steeped in magic and myth, Glastonbury is believed by some, to be the Isle of Apples, Ynis Witrin, the Land of Youth...Avalon. Tradition says Jesus once visited the holy place and that…
31travelers 4reviews 10blogs
Folkestone #99 most popular location
Folkestone is a resort town on the south coast of Kent, England, traditionally known as "The Garden Coast". Situated at the foot of the North Downs, the town has stunning views of the surroun…
24travelers 2blogs
Cirencester #100 most popular location
Cirencester is in the Cotswolds, an area well known for its natural beauty. There is a church that is almost totally obscured by its own enormous stone gateway, and a recently refurbished mu…
21travelers 5reviews 1blogs