The winners of the 2019 competition will be announced in


Shown below in alphabetical order are the finalists in the Best Youth Destination category



Our corner of England is one of the best UK destinations for a day trip or short break, with a multitude of things to do and places to see. We've got some of the best beaches in Europe - voted by Lonely Planet - as well as art galleries, elegant stately homes, romantic getaways, fun-filled family attractions, and more than 4,000 of exhilarating foot and cycle trails.


City of the Beatles, culture and sport, Liverpool has something for every group. Everyone will love the vibrant waterfront. Centred around the Albert Dock, it’s full of hotels, shops, restaurants and museums and is home to exciting events. Liverpool welcomes groups from all over the world, attracted by our beautiful waterfront, unique attractions, exciting large-scale events and world-class sport and music.


Manchester is a wonderfully vibrant and progressive city, already famous for its fine traditions of culture, music, sport and top-class events. Greater Manchester is also home to high-profile, reputable universities and is the largest student city in the UK outside of London – making it a fantastic destination for the young market to enjoy everything this great city has to offer. Manchester welcomes visitors from all over the world, still attracted by the very best in sport, nightlife, dining, shopping and cultural attractions.


With high octane adrenaline adventures, a coastal path that runs the entire length of the country and more castles per square mile than any other country in the world, Wales is the perfect youth holiday destination.

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