Street Art in the UK - Best Cities to Explore this Summer

If you're on the hunt for an exciting adventure this summer, why not dive headfirst into the captivating world of street art in the UK? The UK is a treasure trove of graffiti masterpieces and we're here to guide you to the top 10 cities where you can feast your eyes on some jaw-dropping street art wonders. So, pack your bags, grab your camera, and let's hit the road!


1. London


london street art


Let's start with the big one! London is not only a cultural hub but also a canvas for some of the world's most renowned street artists. From iconic Banksy pieces to colourful murals hidden in Camden's backstreets, this city is a street art mecca. London will also be home to a huge Banksy exhibition starting September 13!


2. Bristol


Banksy in Bristol


Prepare to be amazed! Bristol is the birthplace of the elusive Banksy and boasts an impressive street art scene. Wander through Stokes Croft to discover an ever-changing gallery of mind-blowing graffiti.


3. Manchester


manchester street art


Mancunians know how to make their mark! Manchester embraces street art like a long-lost friend. The Northern Quarter is a hotspot for quirky, thought-provoking, and downright cool artworks.


4. Glasgow



Scotland's street art capital will blow your mind! Glasgow's walls are alive with creativity and social commentary. Don't miss the iconic Mural Trail to witness the city's artistic spirit.


5. Edinburgh


Edinburgh street art


Not just home to castles and kilts! Edinburgh's cobblestone streets hide a vibrant street art scene. Wander around the Leith Walk area for some artistic surprises.


6. Liverpool


liverpool street art


The Beatles and Banksy? Yes, please! Liverpool's bold and diverse street art perfectly complements its rich musical heritage.


7. Brighton


brighton street art


Get ready for a kaleidoscope of colours! Brighton's bohemian vibe extends to its street art, where you'll find everything from quirky sculptures to mesmerizing murals.


8. Newcastle


newcastle street art


Geordie charm meets urban creativity! Newcastle's Ouseburn area is a must-visit destination for street art lovers, with its array of innovative artworks.


9. Sheffield


sheffield street art


Steel City's street art is no joke! With a thriving underground art scene, Sheffield is a treasure trove of stunning graffiti that'll leave you in awe.


10. Leicester


leicester street art


Last but not least, Leicester. The city's thriving creative community has adorned its walls with a diverse range of murals and graffiti that reflect the city's rich cultural tapestry.


As you embark on your street art adventure, don't forget to document your journey with Ohh Deer's Drawing Essentials


Happy exploring!

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