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3:59 PM 22nd March 2024

The 5 Most Photogenic Landmarks In Northern England

York Minster has officially been crowned Northern England’s most ‘photogenic’ landmark, according to a new study.

The UK is home to many iconic landmarks that pay homage to its rich history. But when it comes to the nation’s most papped locations, what are they?

In order to compile rankings, the team at Jessops have gathered a list of the UK’s most renowned landmarks and ranked the top 5 ones in Northern England based on the number of Instagram post hashtags attributed to each landmark.

According to Instagram data, the majestic Gothic cathedral that is York Minster is the most photographed landmark in the North, with 210,000 hashtags attached to the location. The towering spires, intricate stone carvings, and magnificent stained glass windows make it the perfect photography subject.

In second place is the iconic Blackpool Tower, which boasts 150,000 hashtags. Whether you're capturing the views from its summit, the lively glow of its lights at night, or the bustling promenade in the background, you'll have plenty of interesting scenes to work with.

Hadrian's Wall comes closely behind in third place with 140,000 hashtags. This ancient Roman wall, stretching across the landscape, features captivating ruins and scenic views that make for stunning shots.

Study carried out by Jessops