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Travel The 21 friendliest cities in the UK have been announced

08:52  07 december  2017
08:52  07 december  2017 Source:   countryliving.co.uk

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After compiling a list of the top 21 friendliest places, Jury's Inn revealed that the most amenable town is Bath. The beautiful Somerset spa town, known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture, scored an impressive 4.84 out of five in the friendliness rating.

York is a friendly place to visit.David Ionut / Shutterstock. London doesn't make the top 11 in a ranking of the friendliest cities in Britain by personal finance firm Provident Personal Credit. The firm asked thousands of people in cities across the UK to rate the friendliness of their hometown as part of its

The 21 friendliest cities in the UK have been announced © Getty The 21 friendliest cities in the UK have been announced If you're thinking of moving somewhere new, there are many factors to consider, such as adequate local amenities, good schools and safety standards.

But for some, the most important thing about the place they live is being surrounded by friendly people. This also makes somewhere a lot more appealing to visitors and tourists.

Hotel chain Jury's Inn analysed more than 137,000 TripAdvisor reviews from 21 of the most visited towns and cities to discover the friendliest places in the UK and Ireland.

a large building in the background © Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc After compiling a list of the top 21 friendliest places, Jury's Inn revealed that the most amenable town is Bath.

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The beautiful Somerset spa town, known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture, scored an impressive 4.84 out of five in the friendliness rating. Of the 1,618 reviews looked at for Bath, almost 1,400 gave the city five out of five on the friendly scale.

a narrow city street with old buildings in the background © Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc

a large clock tower towering over a city © Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc However, it seems that northern cities are higher in the friendly stakes than southern destinations. The other spots in the top five were held by York, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Newcastle.

a close up of a pier next to water © Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc Other towns in the top 10 were Glasgow, Belfast, Leeds, Brighton and Nottingham.

See the full list below...

a screenshot of a cell phone © Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc "It's brilliant to see that all of the towns and cities we looked at are considered friendly by those who chose to visit them," Suzanne Cannon, head of marketing at Jurys Inn, said.

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Friendliness of locals is without doubt one of the most important factors that make traveling comfortable and enjoyable for travelers. To find out where these cities are according to Travel + Leisure readers, check out this post with 25 Most Friendliest Cities In The World.

Thomas Colson. Mar. 21 , 2017, 3:00 AM . The firm asked thousands of people in cities across the UK to rate the friendliness of their hometown as part of its "Unbroken Britain" survey. Take a look at Britain's friendliest cities . View As: One Page Slides.

"The people really do make a place, and as they fill with visitors from around the world this Christmas, it's great to know that those living and working there are welcoming them in with open arms and friendly faces."

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