Derry has been named as the eighth friendliest city in the UK, with Newcastle coming in at number one.
Global travel site Big 7 Travel has released the official list of the ‘50 Friendliest Cities in the UK 2019’.
Following on from sample survey results of their 1.5million social audience, they discovered which cities across the world are most welcoming for tourists and expats alike.
Derry came in at number eight, just ahead of Southampton and Nottingham.
Big 7 Travel readers ranked cities based on first impressions at port of entry (airport/train station etc), local’s attitude towards tourists, neighbourly attitude, openness of strangers, and “general friendliness”.
Top 10 Friendliest Cities in the UK 2019:
Derry was lauded as a ‘cultural hub with a rich history.’
“Locals are quite keen to share their traditions and city highlights with newbies, so expect to be shown all the best places.”
See the rest of the list at https://bigseventravel.com/2019/09/the-50-friendliest-cities-in-the-uk/