From Cheshire’s Tatton Park to Castle Ward in County Down, the UK is home to some of the most iconic (and photogenic) sites in the world.
Luckily for us, many are listed under the National Trust umbrella; a trust which, in 2020, is celebrating 125 years as Europe’s largest conservation charity.
To join in the celebration, sellhousefast.uk decided to find out the National Trust ‘houses’ (to include estates, manors and castles) captured most on Instagram.
To achieve the top 20, over 200 sites listed as houses on the National Trust website were researched.
The number of hashtags for each site, either by name or name followed by the words National Trust, were then individually counted. Get some inspiration for your next beautiful, cultural and historical day out below.
The top three most Instagrammed National Trust houses
1. TATTON PARK, CHESHIRE
Cheshire’s Tatton Park is the most popular National Trust house on Instagram. The site is home to an historic estate with Tudor hall, neo-classical mansion, lavish gardens and a deer park. To date, it has been tagged over 77,000 times on Instagram.
2. STOURHEAD, WILTSHIRE
Next up is Stourhead, located near Mere in Wiltshire, and home to a Palladian house and world-famous landscape garden. After receiving 53,273 Instagram hashtags, it came in a strong second place.
3. DUNHAM MASSEY, GREATER MANCHESTER
Third is Dunham Massey, in Greater Manchester. Not only does the site hold a garden for all seasons and an ancient deer park, but a house filled with treasures too.
A Grade I-listed building, Dunham Massey Hall was built in the early 17th century by the Earl of Warrington and, at 49,278 hashtags, it’s one of the most photogenic National Trust sites in the UK.
See the full top 20 most Instagrammed National Trust houses list below:
1. Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire – 77,366
2. Stourhead, Mere, Wiltshire – 53,273
3. Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Greater Manchester – 49,278
4. Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, North Yorkshire – 46,781
5. Lyme, Stockport, Cheshire – 46,063
6. Avebury, Marlborough, Wiltshire – 44,069
7. Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire – 34,976
8. Calke Abbey, Derby, Derbyshire – 30,394
9. Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent – 22,278
10. Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire – 19,965
11. Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire – 19,147
12. Scotney Castle, Tunbridge Wells, Kent – 19,124
13. Nymans, Haywards Heath, West Sussex – 18,066
14. Tyntesfield, Bristol, North Somerset- 17,958
15. Dyrham Park, Bath, Gloucestershire- 16,483
16. Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Cranbrook, Kent – 15,909
17. Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset – 15,406
18. Osterley Park and House, Isleworth, Middlesex – 15,109
19. Ham House and Garden, Richmond, Surrey – 14,870
20. Castle Ward, Downpatrick, County Down – 14,857
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