How to Buy Bitcoin in the UK
Open an account today with one of the following cryptocurrency exchanges to buy Bitcoin (BTC) in the UK, and save with our exclusive offers.
Quick links: AAX
AAX is a cryptocurrency exchange trusted by over 2 million users. Buy and sell Bitcoin and over 60 coins through its exchange, or buy directly from verified merchants, through its peer-to-peer marketplace. AAX accepts a wide range of payment methods, including PayPal. Earn interest on your coins through fixed and flexible savings accounts. Or speculate through futures, with leverage up to 100 times.
Quick links: LocalBitcoins
LocalBitcoins is an established peer-to-peer marketplace, launched in 2012. Connect directly with others looking to buy or sell Bitcoin, through the website's classified ads. Buy or sell with peace of mind, as every transaction is protected through its escrow service. Once you've bought, you can store your Bitcoins securely in your LocalBitcoins wallet.
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