We all might like to think of our home city as a welcoming place, but there are some that stand out far above the rest when it comes to making visitors feel at home.
To discover where to find the friendliest cities in the UK, Big Events Travel asked their 1.5 million strong social audience to weigh in on where you will be made to feel the most welcome. From strangers helping you find your way, to making friends with locals in a bar, these are the top 20 friendliest cities in the UK.
Previously voted among Britain's safest cities, Southampton is also considered to be super friendly, making a positive first impression to new visitors
Home to many different cultures, the neighbourhoods in each suburb of the city have a great community feel and Birmingham's multicultural vibe makes it a great place to both visit or live as a foreigner