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The UK’s Most Instagrammed Spots

The definitive list of the spots that grab the most 'grams.

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The travel booking company Expedia has scoured Instagram to tally up all the unique hashtags over the past year– and so was born the 12 of the most Instagrammed spots in the UK.

Here are the top 12, which we’ve spliced together with our travel guides for the nearby areas.

The UK’s Most Instagrammed Spots

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1. Big Ben

We obviously have a lot to say to you if you’re out and about in London. What are you after? Exhibitions, theatre, restaurants, pop-ups? Or plan outings by date with our Town Culture Guide.

2. Anfield

Investigate our guide for A Year of Culture in Liverpool 2018: It’s been 10 years since Liverpool was the European Capital of Culture for the year of 2008, which Sir Paul McCartney, Gustav Klimt paintings and an enormous 50ft mechanical spider might have had something to do with something. To celebrate the ten-year anniversary, a year-long programme of events is planned for 2018.

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3. Stonehenge

Copy Lotte Brouwer’s idea of The Perfect 48 Hours in Bath: ‘Known for its natural hot springs, gorgeous honey-hued 18th-century Georgian architecture, and cobbled streets peppered with wonderful shops and restaurants, it’s no surprise that beautiful Bath is one of the most visited cities in the UK. If you’re traveling by car, the mystical Stonehenge is within easy reach just 36 miles away.’

4. New Forest

The national park isn’t all that’s there– we’re also quite partial to these 10 beautiful New Forest Homes.

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5. Snowdonia

Were fans of the nearby, family-friendly and award-winning Rivercatcher luxury cottages, each with a private garden and hot tub. The five properties are on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park at the foot of Berwyn Mountains. The mountains of Carneddau and Snowdonia also make a stunning backdrop to the Bodnant Gardens located in Colwyn Bay, a world-famous garden home to a national collections of plants.

6. Windermere

The Gilpin Hotel in Windermere, Cumbria is family-run and fabulous. In 1987, John and Christine Cunliffe bought John’s grandmother’s former home and created this five-bedroom hotel. In 1901, their architect son Ben seamlessly expanded the hotel to include 14 bedrooms, six wildly popular hot tub Garden Suites and five luxurious Spa Lodges with private en suite spas.

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7. Edinburgh Castle

We suggest eating at The Witchery by the castle, James Thomson’s Gothic conversion of a 16th-century building, just as darkly mysterious and thrillingly exotic as Prestonfield House, his other hotel. The restaurant is named after the hundreds of witches that were burned nearby at the historic Royal Mile. Our C&TH Guide to Edinburgh will help you out with all other tartan-clad merriment.

The rest of the list is as follows: 8. Glencoe9. Seven Sisters10. Giant’s Causeway11. York Minster12. Cambridge University