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Manchester Gay Saunas

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Favourite gay bars and gay-popular hangouts in Edinburgh.

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London Gay Bars

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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

Beachfront location Comfortable rooms. Near the gay bars.

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Brighton : 4-star

Excellent value.

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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United Kingdom Events

 | The Pleasance Theatre London | 2019-11-19 until 2019-12-22 It’s 2050 and the planet is in trouble. A crack team of queer space explorers have to escape from P...

 | Troxy London | 2019-12-31 Sink The Pink is here to help you bring in 2020 and look back on your year fondly (or not – that is...

 | Scala Brighton | 2020-02-01 Why wait until summer to celebrate Pride? Winter Pride UK is one of the only Gay Pride events to be celeb...

 | Gay Village Birmingham | 2020-05-23 until 2020-05-25 Fun 2-day LGBT festival on the last Bank Holiday weekend of May. The Birmingham Pride keeps getting bigge...

 | Brockwell Park London | 2020-06-06 Mighty Hoopla is the biggest LGBT pop festival in London. It’ll be taking place in Brockwell Park o...

 | Tower Festival Headland Blackpool | 2020-Jun Now in its 13th year, Blackpool Pride is a wonderful weekend of festivities in Britain’s most iconi...

 | city centre York | 2020-Jun Popular gay Pride event in one of England’s most historic cities. York Pride is a celebration of di...

 | Various Cambridge | 2020-Jun The first official Cambridge Pride is took place on June 8 2019. Hoping for a repeat success in 2020, we ...

 | city centre Edinburgh | 2020-Jun Scotland’s largest LGBT event. Pride Edinburgh 2019 festival took place on Saturday, June 22nd, and...

 | Colchester Colchester | 2020-Jun Colchester Pride 2019 was  the third gay pride event to take place in Colchester. It is likely to take p...

 | Trafalgar Square London | 2020-06-27 until 2020-06-27 London's biggest annual LGBT event and parade.

 | Suffolk Pride Suffolk Pride | 2020-Jun Suffolk Pride is a countywide event that celebrates LGBTQ+ equality and diversity. The one-day parade and...

 | Haggerston Park London | 2020-06-28 until 2020-06-28 UK Black Pride 2020 is likely to take place on Sunday 28th June 2020. Last year the party and event was h...

 | various venues Bristol | 2020-Jul A massive free Pride festival in one of the England’s most attractive cities. Bristol Pride is a 10...

 | Preston Park Brighton | 2020-Aug Very popular gay Pride event in the UK since 1991. The Brighton & Hove Pride is an exceptionally frie...

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 | GFEST 2019 | 2019-11-12 until 2019-11-23 GFest is a LGBT+ festival that aims to bring BAME and LGBT+ communities together through the arts. Events...

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Featured Venues

The Nightingale Club

 | Birmingham

Birmingham's best and oldest gay nightclub.

CC Blooms

 | Edinburgh

Edinburgh's leading late-night gay club.



 | London

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

The Yard

 | London

Stylish bar with private courtyard and gorgeous shirtless staff.

CIRCA The Club

 | London

New gay nightclub (June 2018) in Central London. The 750-capacity venue occupies the Hungerford...

EAGLE Manchester

EAGLE Manchester

 | Manchester

Famous gay cruise & fetish club.

Powerhouse Newcastle Upon Tyne Gay Dance Club Interior


 | Newcastle upon Tyne

The definitive & oldest gay clubbing experience in Newcastle. Powerhouse is a sprawling club...

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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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