Where to Spend the New Year in the UK

Where to Spend the New Year in the UK

In a few days, 2013 will come to a close and people all around the world will celebrate it. Some will buy low-cost fireworks in the UK while others would stay at home and enjoy the bank holiday. Whichever the case, here are some places you shouldn’t miss in the UK this New Year’s Eve.


South Bank

Visiting the Big Ben this New Year is a great idea, as it’s home to one of the most exquisite fireworks displays in the UK every year. People crowd along the footpath and wait until midnight. Once the Big Ben strikes twelve, The London Eye lights up the sky with beautiful pyrotechnic displays.

Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Put a different twist on how you welcome the New Year when you go to Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth. Watch the country celebrate the occasion from 500 feet above the ground. Enjoy the view from high up with cocktails and canapés as well as dancing and music.

Hogmanay, Edinburgh

Take your festive mood to the streets and enjoy a three-day street party in Hogmanay, Edinburgh to ring in the New Year. There will be world-class musical acts all with grandiose fireworks and gothic structures in the backdrop. It’s sure to put you in a very good mood for 2014.

For more information about destinations in the UK for the New Year, research online.