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Lonely Planet reveals new ranking: Edinburgh festival fringe on top

Lonely Planet recently ranked the top 500 experiences in Great Britain and reveals the number one ultimate travel experience as Edinburgh festival fringe.

Travel experts from Lonely Planet have compiled the list of 500 unmissable experiences across Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands, to create the ‘Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist’, which is ranging from world-class museums and giant cathedrals to rollicking festivals, inky lochs, and tiny pubs. It will be exceptionally useful for travellers, who are planning to leeway in the UK.

The list of top 500 experiences in the UK has created according to the votes of top travel sectors in the country as well as writers from Lonely planet, who were asked to reveal their favourite spots and experiences before voting began.

Source:- Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society/ Photographer David Monteith Hodge
Source:- Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society/ Photographer David Monteith Hodge

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, according to Lonely Planet, it ‘floods the city with art’ and ‘nowhere beats it for spectacle or scale’.

August is the best time of year in Edinburgh to experience the Fringe festival which is one of the largest celebrations of arts and culture in the world.

It’s a festival, to witness different performers with amazing talents along with theatre plays, dance, comedy, cabaret, circus, acrobat, trapeze artists, opera, music, contortionist and bagpiping busker.

Source:- Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society/ Photographer David Monteith Hodge

The Festival hosts each year around 3,500 shows, 1,900 odd premiers, and 55,000 performances for over three weeks in August. The Edinburgh festival fringe has hosted 3,548 different shows across 317 venues last year, has come top in a newly ranked list of Lonely Planet’s ‘Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist’.

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