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Britain’s Most Instagrammable Places

15 of the most popularly hashtagged places in the UK


Parkdean Resorts by Parkdean Resorts on 07/07/2021
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There are thousands of amazing locations worthy of a snap for Instagram but we’ve narrowed down some of the most popular UK beauty spots. In order of how many posts each location currently has on Instagram, we’ve covered all of the best places from the top of the UK to the very bottom.

1. Snowdonia, Wales
924K Hashtags

View of Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonia currently has a massive 924K Instagram posts, making it our top Instagrammable place in the UK. This national park is one of the most popular in the UK for its beautiful lakes, countryside views and of course the largest mountain in Wales, Mount Snowdon. This stunning hashtagable location is easily accessed from Ty Mawr Holiday Park, so if you’re staying here, be sure to check it out.

2. Stonehenge, Wiltshire
784K Hashtags

Stone Henge site in Wiltshire

Stonehenge makes for an excellent photo and it’s just over an hour’s drive away from our Sandford Holiday Park. This mysterious settlement has puzzled people for hundreds of years. The mystery of it brings thousands of tourists every year, although its original use remains unknown. Stonehenge is one of Britain’s most ancient sites but has still managed to make it as one of the most Instagrammed places in the UK in 2021.

3. Loch Lomond, Scotland
475K Hashtags

Loch Lomond in Scotland

Loch Lomond is clearly a Scottish favourite, with thousands of visitors every year and a massive 475K posts on Instagram. This breathtaking body of water is surrounded by green trees and hills making for a perfect photograph. The loch is just an hour’s drive from Wemyss Bay Holiday Park and well worth the journey. If you’re willing to travel a bit further you can also visit Loch Lomond from Tummel Valley Holiday Park too.

4. Loch Ness, Scotland
422K Hashtags

The Loch Ness in Scotland

Another of Scotland’s famous lochs, Loch Ness is most famous for the Loch Ness monster - a creature from Scottish folklore said to inhabit the large body of water. Otherwise, this loch has fabulous scenery and is a calm and tranquil setting. There are 422K hashtagged posts of Loch Ness on Instagram currently and it attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors yearly. This photogenic Scottish loch is just an hour’s drive away from Nairn Lochloy Holiday Park. 

5. Land’s End, Cornwall
388K Hashtags

Man standing on rocks at Lands End in Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the most picturesque and fabulous places to travel to in the UK and most likely the closest you’ll get to a holiday abroad, without actually going abroad. There’s lots of scenes worth capturing in this area however according to Instagram, the most photographed place in Cornwall is Land’s End with a massive 388K hashtags. Land’s End is the most Western point of mainland Britain and has a very photographable sign post with a wonderful view of the sea behind it. This attraction is just under an hour’s drive from Lizard Point Holiday Park.

6. Durdle Door, Dorset
243K Hashtags

Sunset over Durdle Door in Dorset

Durdle Door attracts thousands of visitors each year to see this unique natural limestone arch nestled on a beautiful beach bay. The arch was made by the sea around 10,000 years ago and people are still eagerly taking photos of it today. This beautiful landmark is just a 20 minute drive from the newly renovated Warmwell Holiday Park. As part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, it’s become an extremely popular beauty spot for Instagram lovers.

7. The Broads, Norfolk
141K Hashtags

The Norfolk Broads in Norfolk

The Norfolk Broads is a spectacular location to take stunning photos of beautiful canals and countryside. A popular way to capture photos is by boat trip, however people also choose to walk or cycle the waterside trails of the Broads National Park. Aside from the canals, there’s lots of woodland along with pretty towns and villages which makes this an ideal day out. The best thing about this Instagrammable location is that it’s near to 5 different Parkdean Resorts holiday parks, including Vauxhall Holiday Park and California Cliffs Holiday Park.

8. Ullswater, Lake District
139K Hashtags

View of Ullswater in the Lake District

Ullswater is a super Instagrammable location. This 9 mile long lake is the second largest in the Lake District and has managed to bag 139K posts on Instagram. The lake is surrounded by mountains and hills and often has small boats sailing on it too. From sunset to sunrise, this location gets photographed all year around and is a truly stunning place to get a snap. Ullswater is nearby all of our Lake District holiday parks and well worth a visit if you’re staying in the area.

9. Lake Windermere, Lake District
116K Hashtags

Windermere Lake in the Lake District with a boat sailing on it

The Lake District is packed full of beautiful scenes from mountains and waterfalls, to huge lakes and dense woodland, making it the ideal location for the perfect Instagram photo. Lake Windermere is an enormously popular location for people to visit whilst on holiday in the Lake District – and White Cross Bay Holiday Park and Fallbarrow Holiday Park are both situated right on its shores. Waking up to the stunning views of this Instagrammable location is unbeatable.

10. St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall
114K Hashtags

St Michaels Mount Island in Cornwall

The islands off Cornwall’s coast are a photographer’s dream. With over 114k hashtags on Instagram, St Michael’s Mount is one of Cornwall’s most enchanting islands – and its story is steeped in history. The island is often surrounded by water but if you check the tide times you can gain access via the causeway. There’s a pretty castle on the island which visitors can’t seem to get enough photos of whilst holidaying in Cornwall. If you’re staying at any of our 8 Cornwall holiday parks, this makes a great day trip.

11. Fairy pools, Isle of Skye
78K Hashtags

Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye is an isle off the coast of Scotland where thousands venture each year. The Fairy Pools on the isle have attracted 78K Instagram posts. You can access the Isle of Skye by ferry and the Fairy Pools are great for wild swimming and of course make fantastic photos. The walk to the pools has some spectacular views and you’ll see some waterfalls along the way. If you’re staying at any of our Scottish Holiday Parks during your tour of Scotland, the Isle of Skye is a must for any bucket list!

12. Helvellyn, Lake District
74.6K Hashtags

View of Striding Edge on mount Helvelyn

Helvellyn is one of the Lake District’s many peaks. Getting a triumphant snap after making it to the top of a mountain is a must and this peak is no different. The uniqueness of this mountain seems to make it particularly popular for a photo. Striding Edge’s narrow ridge has a reputation for being challenging and scary because of the huge valleys either side of the narrow walkway. Despite this, thousands of hikers flock here because of the spectacular views at the top. This Instagrammable mountain is located close to all of our Lake District holiday parks, if you fancy a challenging hike to add some extra excitement to your visit.

13. The Yorkshire Dales National Park, Yorkshire
73.6K Hashtags

View of the Yorkshire Dales countryside

This national park is brimming full of picturesque natural beauty, just waiting to be photographed. It’s located very close to Todber Valley Holiday Park so be sure to visit if you’re holidaying here. The popular national park is full of dense woodland, countryside, hills and waterfalls meaning plenty opportunities to steal an Instagram snap. There’s so many different areas of the Yorkshire Dales to visit including many picturesque villages, towns and lots of heritage sites too.

14. Kynance Cove, Cornwall
49.2K Hashtags

Kynance Cove beach in Cornwall

One of the most Instagrammable places in Cornwall is Kynance Cove. It’s one of the most beautiful beach views Cornwall has to offer and has made it to 49.2K posts on Instagram. This photogenic cove is situated on the famous Lizard Peninsula along with Lizard Point Holiday Park. The beautiful turquoise waters and white sand are truly breathtaking. The cove is unique because of the rock formations which have created caves and small islands over thousands of years.

15. The Needles, Isle of Wight
37.3K Hashtags

The Needles off the Isle of Wight

These pointed rock formations in the sea have captivated tourists for hundreds of years. They’re one of the most photographed sea stacks in the world and have acquired 37.7K Instagram hashtags. This natural wonder makes a great photo and is certainly not a sight to miss if you’re on holiday on the Isle of Wight. All of our 4 Isle of Wight holiday parks are within an hour’s drive from The Needles, with Thorness Bay Holiday Park being the closest.

If you’re eager to get snapping this summer, book your staycation today and don’t forget to tag us on Instagram @ParkdeanResorts so we can enjoy your fabulous photography!