Latest quarterly data for overall visits to the UK
Visits from overseas residents to the UK in Q1 (January to February) of 2017 were up 10% on Q1 2016. Spending by overseas visitors during Q1 was up 16% compared to Q1 last year (in nominal terms). Visitor nights in Q1 were up 6% on the same period last year – all measures set new Q1 records.
Use the chart below to explore visits to the UK from overseas by quarter, including a breakdown of visits, nights and spend by market and purpose of visit. We also have data available by area in the latest data by area section as well as insights about the latest monthly data.