Tourism hotspots

Three North West towns are amongst the top ten UK tourist destinations. Manchester, Liverpool and Blackpool beat such travel honeypots as Torquay in the new survey.

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Manchester rivals Paris as tourist destination

Paris tops the global poll Credit: PA

Manchester, Liverpool and Blackpool are amongst the top ten UK tourist destinations according to a new survey. And on an international level only Paris and New York are more popular world destinations for travellers than London, according to a global poll.

Liverpool also features in the tourism top ten

These were the top 10 UK destinations:

  1. London

  2. Manchester

  3. Glasgow

  4. Liverpool

  5. Belfast

  6. Blackpool

  7. Birmingham

  8. Torquay, Devon

  9. Llandudno, Wales

  10. Bristol

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