These are the Most Instagrammable National Trust Locations in UK

July 19, 2021

With restrictions easing and some lovely weather, Brits have finally been able to plan lots of days out and visit some of the UK’s most beautiful and historic tourist destinations. 

In a new study MyJobQuote have analysed the UK’s National Trust locations Hashtags on Instagram, and have ranked the top 20 most picture-worthy, according to the platform’s users. 

They have revealed Corfe Castle in Dorset is the UK’s most Instagramed National Trust site, with 72,556 Hashtags. 

Corfe Castle in Dorset has been many things throughout its thousand-year history: a military garrison, a Royal palace, and now Instagram’s most hashtagged National Trust spot in the UK. The original keep was built in the 12th century for Henry l, it remained a family home until it was donated to the Trust in 1982.

Second place was taken by Dunham Massey in Altrincham, Greater Manchester with 59,931 hashtags, this was followed closely third by Stourhead in Wiltshire, this had 57,932 photographs appearing on the social media platform. 

In all the National Trust locations across the UK, the South appears to be the best for an Instagram-worthy snap, taking up 60% of the top 20. 

Thomas Goodman, Property Expert at MyJobQuote said of the study ‘It’s clear why people enjoy taking pictures of these locations, they each display something that is quintessentially British. Each property featured on the list has a unique story to tell, all embedded in history and rightly celebrated by the fantastic National Trust.’

Top 20 Most Instagrammed National Trust Spots

RankNational Trust SiteNo. of #
1.Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset72,556
2.Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Greater Manchester59,931
3.Stourhead, Wiltshire57,932
4.Fountains Abbey, Ripon, North Yorkshire53,441
5.Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire40,210
6.Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derbyshire35,250
7.Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield, Derbyshire33,263
8.Belton House, Lincolnshire24,010
9.Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Kent23,693
10.Lanhydrock, Bodmin, Cornwall22,669
11.Bodiam Castle, Robertsbridge, East Sussex22,279
12.Attingham Parks, Shropshire22,543
13.Leith Hill Towers and Countryside, Dorking, Surrey22,147
14.Nymans, Haywards Heath, West Sussex21.118
15.Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Lode, Cambridge20,841
16.Lacock Abbey, Lacock, Wilstshire20,593
17.Tyntesfield, Wraxall, North Somerset19,843
18.Mottisfont, Hampshire19,593
19.Mount Stewart, Northern Ireland19,079
20.Ham House and Garden, Richmond, Surrey18,177

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