According to the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, 2.6 million UK residents have bought crypto at one point or another. A whopping 78% of Britons have heard of Bitcoin, too.
After years of disappointing interest rates on savings accounts, interest has grown in Bitcoin — not least because of its role as a speculative asset.
Here, you can discover the latest BTC/GBP quotes. Given the pound's influence, this trading pair is offered on many international exchanges. That said, you might want to opt for an exchange based in the UK where you'll be able to get localized customer service.
The UK is one of the most vibrant marketplaces for Bitcoin. There's just one problem, many exchanges regularly show this cryptocurrency's price in dollars.
Here at CoinMarketCap, we don't think that's good enough. We know that there are millions of people in Britain who want to know BTC's current conversion rate against sterling.
That's why our conversion tool allows you to find out how much the world's biggest cryptocurrency is worth in GBP. Just type in how much Bitcoin you want to convert, and away you go. Alternatively, feel free to switch round these two assets, and convert any number of pounds into BTC instantly.
Owing to the currency markets, there can be some slight differences in the daily gains posted by BTC/GBP when compared with BTC/USD or BTC/EUR. This is because of how the pound may strengthen or weaken against the dollar and euro.
Make sure you bookmark this page for easy access in the future, as BTC/GBP rates can fluctuate on an hourly basis in this deeply liquid, 24/7 market. And feel free to explore current conversion rates for other major cryptocurrencies, too!
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Here at CoinMarketCap, our priority is demystifying how Bitcoin works — giving you up-to-the-minute BTC vs GBP conversion rates, a wealth of news and features about crypto, and comprehensive articles that explain how to buy Bitcoin.
Our step-by-step guide explains everything you need to know about this asset class — from choosing the best exchanges to finding a payment method that's right for you. We can even give you advice on how to store your crypto safely and securely.