A Blu Guide to the perfect British Staycation


From Bristol to Belfast, the United Kingdom is the perfect place to vacation…even if you’re British. Keep reading to learn more about how to make the most of a trip to the United Kingdom, whether you’re a tourist or these cities are in your own backyard.

Glorious Glasgow

Experience Glasgow and its vibrant city center from Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow and benefit from easy access to many interesting attractions! Start your day strolling around George Square, home to the headquarters of the Glasgow City Council and boasting a collection of statues and monuments. The famous square is conveniently located only 10 minutes away from our hotel.

If you’re both a science and an art lover, Glasgow is the place for you! Continue exploring the city and visit the Glasgow Science Centre, located on the south bank of the river Clyde. An unmissable spot for science lovers and curious tourists, it’s one of the city’s most popular attractions, only a short drive away from our hotel. After you visit, don’t miss the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum: a favorite for both locals and visitors, this museum will surprise you with stunning architecture and 22 galleries to discover!


A Perfect Family Getaway in Liverpool

Your trip to the UK doesn’t have to stop in Glasgow! 4 hours away from the Scottish city, Radisson Blu Hotel, Liverpool offers a central location in the heart of the city. If you’re traveling with your family, you’ll find an attraction to suite everyone’s tastes!

Start with The Beatles Story (22 minutes by foot from our hotel) and visit the world’s largest permanent exhibition devoted to The Beatles. If you’re a music fan or just eager to learn more about the legendary band, you’ll know everything about John, Paul, Ringo and George by the end of your visit!

Continue the tour and go to the World Museum, the oldest museum in the city! First opened in 1853, it now displays collections of earth science, life science and human cultures around the world. What’s even better? Radisson Blu Hotel Liverpool is only a short walk away!

End your day of sightseeing with a relaxing cruise and admire stunning views of the Liverpool Waterfront on the world-famous Mersey Ferry. Sit back, relax and listen to expert commentary during this 50-minute unforgettable experience.

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Bustling Bristol

3 hours away from Liverpool, Bristol is a British gem located on the hills of south-west England. Explore the city from Radisson Bu Hotel, Bristol, housed in an iconic 18-storey building in the city center.

Shop at the Clifton Arcade, a unique Victorian arcade housing some of the best shops in the city, and don’t forget to visit Brunel’s SS Great Britain, one of the most important historic ships in the world and Bristol’s number one attraction, located within walking distance from our hotel.

Want to get to know Bristol even more? Book your tickets at M Shed, a museum that will take you back in time and teach you all about Bristol’s people and most iconic places.

Solo Sightseeing in Cardiff

Solo traveler in Cardiff? Don’t worry, we have everything planned out for you!

Start your day by walking to the Cardiff Castle from Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff and discover the fascinating beauty of the most famous castle in Wales. Keep exploring the city by visiting the galleries and exhibitions of the beautiful (and free!) National Museum Cardiff and then move on to the Wales Millenium Centre, an arts center and iconic landmark in Cardiff’s skyline, located in the Cardiff Bay area.

Tired from all the sightseeing? Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff is walking distance from both attractions!

cardiff-castle-gettyA Titanic Trip to Belfast

Your trip to the UK can’t end without a visit to Belfast, one of Ireland’s most exciting cities!

Stay with us at Radisson Blu Hotel, Belfast and don’t miss your chance to visit Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience! If you’re travelling with your family, take our younger guests to the Ulster Museum where they will learn about dinosaurs, Egyptian mummies or art. Only 20 minutes away by foot from our hotel, the museum offers a unique experience to every curious traveler.

It’s time for a break! Grab a bite at St. George Market and choose from a wide range of local, fresh produce and an array of handmade crafts. One of Belfast’s oldest attractions, this famous market was built between 1890 and 1896 and it’s nowadays one of the most popular spots in town.


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