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Manchester Gay Saunas

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LGBT Rights in United Kingdom

Homosexual activityLegal Since 2000
Same-sex marriageLegal Since 2013
LGBT discriminationIllegal Since 2010
Equal age of consentEqual Since 2001

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Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

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The Z Hotel Soho

Excellent value. In the Soho gay village. Popular hotel.

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London : 3-star

Excellent gym.

St Giles London – A St Giles Hotel

Excellent gym. Walk to the Soho gay nightlife. Very central.

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London : 3-star

Walk to Soho.

Strand Palace Hotel

Walk to Soho. Great facilities. Value for money.

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London : 4-star

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The Nightingale Club

 | Birmingham

Birmingham's best and oldest gay nightclub.

CC Blooms

 | Edinburgh

Edinburgh's leading late-night gay club.

Pleasuredrome

 | London

Longest-running, popular gay sauna; open 24 hours.

The Yard Bar

 | London

Stylish bar with private courtyard and gorgeous shirtless staff.

CIRCA The Club

 | London

Reopened 4th July 2020. New gay nightclub in the heart of Central London. The 750-capacity venue...

EAGLE Manchester

EAGLE Manchester

 | Manchester

Famous gay cruise & fetish club.

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Powerhouse

 | Newcastle upon Tyne

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Say hello to the UK

The UK is the world’s 6th largest economy, a liberal democracy and cultural superpower whose language, legal system and customs continue to influence around the world.

The friendly Isles. The UK has some of the most progressive LGBT laws in the world. You cannot be discriminated against in any way and homophobic attitudes are widely considered unacceptable by the vast majority of the population.

So enjoy a visit to this friendly, gay-welcoming country.

Drink Virtually all cities have a gay bar scene with the biggest being in London, Manchester, Birmingham & Brighton.

Dance The Brits love to dance. Experience amazing gay dance parties and festivals.

Cruise, Sweat or Grind You are spoilt for choice when it comes to hooking up.

Sleep You are welcome everywhere, but check our listings of some of the most gay-popular hotels in the UK.

So much to do & see

The UK has so much to offer visitors from its numerous historical sights and museums, stunning natural environments, through to an amazing music, art and sport scene.

Don’t settle for traditional tourist sites such as Buckingham Palace, House of Parliament or Trafalgar Square – get out and about.

Watch a world-class football match, a fabulous theatre production or music concert.

Explore castles, historic cities, picturesque villages and country houses the UK is home to 25 UNESCO world heritage sites.

View stunning collections at international renowned museums, most of which are free to enter.

Enjoy an endless choice of beautiful countryside, beaches and magnificent national parks.

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