Scottish landmarks named most ‘Instagram-worthy’ in UK

Three Scottish sites have been named in the top 20 most Instagrammed landmarks in the UK.

The list was created by money website comparethemarket.com and takes a look at the sights and attractions across Britain that people will be looking to visit this summer.

Based on the list of top 54 UK landmarks outside of London, the Compare The Market team analyzed relevant social media hashtags and chose the top 20 based on the UK landmarks with the highest number of hashtags.

Glencoe, Loch Ness and Ben Nevis were the only Scottish entries in the top 20.



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The awe-inspiring views of Glencoe (second) and the mysterious waters of Loch Ness (third) both finished in the top three of the list, while Ben Nevis finished 11th.

According to the results, the 20 most Instagrammed landmarks outside of London are:

Last name

Location

hashtag

Number of posts**

Stonehenge

Wiltshire, England

#stonehenge

831 860

glencoe

Highlands, Scotland

#glencoe

501 182

Loch Ness

Highlands, Scotland

#lochness

460,017

The end of the country

Cornwall, England

#landsend

417,563

Lake District National Park

Cumbria, England

#lakedistrictnationalpark

406 953

Jurassic Coast

Dorset, England

#jurassiccoast

403 138

Brighton Pier

East Sussex

#brightonpier

343,217

The Giant’s Causeway

North Ireland

#The Giant’s Causeway

318 917

Door Durdle

Devon

#durdledoor

273 268

The Cotswolds Area of ​​Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The Cotswolds, England

#thecotswolds

270,912

Snowdonia National Park

Gwynedd, Wales

#snowdonianationalpark

264,718

Ben Nevis

Highlands, Scotland

#bennevis

233 424

Eden Project

Cornwall, England

#edenproject

218,686

York Minster

York, England

#yorkminster

188,709

Blenheim Palace

Woodstock, England

#blenheimpalace

179,084

Portmeirion

Gwynedd, Wales

#portmeirion

176,892

Sherwood Forest

Nottinghamshire, England

#Sherwood Forest

163,684

Roman baths

Bath, England

#roman baths

149 112

Blackpool Tower

Blackpool, England

#tournament

134,013

Mont Saint Michel

Cornwall, England

#stmichaelsmount

131,382

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