The 25 most instagrammed historic towns in the UK revealed


13 September 2019
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New research has revealed which of Britain's towns and cities are the most instagrammed spots - with two Scottish sites making the hotlist.
The 25 most instagrammed historic towns in the UK revealed Images

New research has revealed which of Britain's towns and cities are the most instagrammed spots - with two Scottish sites making the hotlist.

HometoGo researched the 25 most instagrammed historical towns in the UK, so that you know where to travel to capture that perfect picture for your feed! The research focused on towns and cities whose origins pre-date the 17th century. 

Most instagrammed historical towns & cities

1 London, 127.800,000 instagrams
 
2 Edinburgh, 7,900,000 instagrams
 
3 Bristol, 4,800,000 instagrams
 
4 York, 3,700,000 instagrams
 
5 Cambridge, 3,300,000 instagrams
 
6 Cardiff, 3,200,000 instagrams
 
7 Belfast, 2,800,000 instagrams 
 
8 Lincoln, 2,300,000 instagrams
 
9 Winchester, 2,300,000 instagrams 
 
 
10 Chester, 1,900,000 instagrams
 
11 Durham, 1,900,000 instagrams
 
12 Norwich, 1,600,000 instagrams
 
13 Windsor, 1,600,000 instagrams
 
14 Greenwich, 1,400,000 instagrams
 
15 Lancaster, 1,000,000 instagrams
 
16 Canterbury, 795,000 instagrams
 
17 Exeter, 769,000 instagrams
 
18 Cheltenham, 763,000 instagrams
 
19 Warwick, 655,000 instagrams
 
20 Dover, 470,000 instagrams
 
21 Salisbury, 430,000 instagrams
 
22 Stirling, 356,000 instagrams
 
23 Carlisle, 299,000 instagrams
 
24 Stratford-Upon-Avon, 252,000 instagrams
 
25 Bath Spa, 113,000 instagrams
 
See the full list here.
 
Methodology: Search data was used to identify 100 historic towns and cities in the UK whose origins pre-date the 17th century. The top 25 are the destinations from this shortlist with the most Instagram hashtags (from all time). Data was collected on 27 August 2019.
(Edinburgh image courtesy of HomeToGo, Stirling copyright Robert Breuer)