The world’s most Instagrammed travel destinations revealed

We all love a good Insta snap. Whether we’re photographing our breakfast, our outfit for a big night out or the good old hot dogs/legs scenario from the side of the pool somewhere sunny, we just love the photo-sharing app.

But where are we most likely to be sharing our visual memories? Wonder no more! Online travel specialists TravelBird have done a bit of research to uncover the world’s most Instagrammed travel destinations.

Bonnie Scotland features  twice in the UK’s top 10, with Edinburgh Castle at number 7 and Glen Coe at 9. But the top spot is grabbed by the iconic Big Ben in London – you can’t walk past it without grabbing a cheeky selfie, after all.

Here’s the full list of UK destinations popular with amateur photographers…

Rank

Destination

Region

No. of tags

1

Big Ben

London

2,561,617

2

Buckingham Palace

London

586,990

3

Anfield

North West England

420,290

4

Stonehenge

South West England

370,530

5

New Forest

South East England

287,818

6

Snowdonia

Wales

286,383

7

Edinburgh Castle

Scotland

228,084

8

Windermere

North West England

215,064

9

Glen Coe

Scotland

136,340

10

Seven Sisters

South East England

133,679

11

Giant’s Causeway

Northern Ireland

128,029

12

York Minster

Yorkshire and the Humber

76,301

13

Cambridge University

East of England

55,253

14

Norfolk Broads

East of England

42,196

15

Angel of the North

North East England

42,027

On a global scale, DisneyLand in California is the most popular location with Instagram users, featuring over 14.6 million times on our photo streams!

Rank

Destination

Region

No. of tags

1

Disneyland

California, USA

14,615,952

2

Eiffel Tower

Parisian Region, France

7,253,011

3

Walt Disney World

Florida, USA

5,465,098

4

South Beach

Florida, USA

4,689,396

5

Berlin Wall

Berlin, Germany

4,595,501

6

Las Vegas Strip

Nevada, USA

3,653,548

7

Big Ben

Greater London, UK

2,561,617

8

Times Square

New York, USA

2,560,272

9

Notre Dame

Parisian Region, France

2,517,129

10

Oktoberfest

Bavaria, Germany

2,262,885

11

Mardi Gras

Louisiana, USA

2,202,256

12

Niagara Falls

Ontario, Canada

2,198,459

13

Valle Sagrado (Machu Picchu)

Cusco, Peru

2,195,108

14

Grand Canyon

Arizona, USA

1,989,316

15

Waikiki

Hawaii, USA

1,939,768

For full findings of the TravelBird research, head on over to their website here.

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