Visitor numbers to the UK increase in 2017

Visitor numbers to the UK increase in 2017

There was an average 7.3% increase on visitor numbers for the whole of the UK in 2017.

The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions reveals details of visitor numbers to the UK's tourist attractions during 2017.

The results show that with a total of 129,954,657 visits made to the top 238 ALVA sites in the UK in 2017.

The top 10 most visited attractions were all based in London, the figures show, with the British Museum the most popular overall for the 11th year in a row.

Scotland saw an increase of 13.9% in visitor numbers, while there was a 6.5% rise in Northern Ireland, the figures reveal.

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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