Revealed: The Most Instagrammable Picnic Spots in Britain

Revealed: The Most Instagrammable Picnic Spots in Britain

Now that spring has sprung and outdoor restrictions are easing, there's no better time for a picnic - but where should you go?
HelloFresh has analysed the most Instagrammable spots in Britain, just in time for picnic season.

Now that spring has sprung and outdoor restrictions are easing, there's no better time for a picnic - but where should you go?

HelloFresh has analysed the most Instagrammable spots in Britain, just in time for picnic season.

The Most Instagrammed Picnic Spots in Britain

In the past seven days, there has been an 80% increase in searches for 'best picnic spots near me', as Brits plan how they'll spend their time outdoors. Below, you'll find the most popular picnic spots in Britain based on the number of Instagram posts for each. Do you live near any?

1. Brighton Beach, 834,000 posts
2. Little Venice, London, 319,000 posts
3. Seven Sisters, East Sussex, 296,000 posts
3. Hamstead Heath, London, 296,000 posts
5. Tynemouth Beach, Newcastle, 287,000 posts
6. Primrose Hill, London, 260,000 posts
7. Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, 107,000 posts
8. Lyndhurst, New Forest, 91,800 posts
9. Tatton Park, Knutsford, 85,800 posts
10. The Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, 76,000 posts
11. Wye Valley, Wales, 75,200 posts
12. Corfe Castle, Cornwall, 70,600 posts
13. Carrick-a-Rede, Northern Ireland, 50,600 posts
14. Whistable, Canterbury, 18,900 posts
15. Elterwater, Lake District, 12,700 posts
16. Castlerigg, Stone Circle, Keswick, 10,300 posts
17. Edinburgh Botanical Gardens, 8,600 posts
18. Lydford Gorge, Devon, 7,300 posts
19. Bath Skyline Walk, 5,100 posts
20. Gara Rock, Salcombe, 4,800 posts
21. Green Park, London, 4,300 posts
22. Marsden Bay, South Tyneside, 1,500 posts

The South is the Best Place To Picnic in Britain

While you can have a picture-perfect picnic in locations across Britain, over 50% of the top 22 can be found in the South of England, including the top 3. Read our tips for picnicking in each location below:

Brighton Beach

Brighton's iconic pebble beach is the perfect spot for a picnic with family. For a quieter spot, lay out your blanket past the piers (the busiest spot is usually between the piers).

Little Venice

Enjoy your picnic next to the serene canals of London's Little Venice. For a floral backdrop for your Instagram posts, pick a spot near to Rembrandt Gardens.

Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters Country Park gives you the best of both worlds; open green spaces and panoramic sea views. For breathtaking shots, pitch up on the cliff tops.

Brighton Beach

Brighton's iconic pebble beach is the perfect spot for a picnic with family. For a quieter spot, lay out your blanket past the piers (the busiest spot is usually between the piers).

Little Venice

Enjoy your picnic next to the serene canals of London's Little Venice. For a floral backdrop for your Instagram posts, pick a spot near to Rembrandt Gardens.

Seven Sisters

Seven Sisters Country Park gives you the best of both worlds; open green spaces and panoramic sea views. For breathtaking shots, pitch up on the cliff tops.

The Great British Picnic

Analysis of Google Searches over the past week show that Brits are committed to picnicking in 2021. As well as looking for the perfect place for a picnic, we're stocking up on the essentials too.
Between 19th and 25th March 2021, searches for 'picnic essentials' rose 100%. Never sure of what the weather will be like, Brits are taking no chances as demand for waterproof picnic blankets are up 80%.
Of course, the success of any picnic relies on the food you serve and it seems Brits want to keep it simple; searches for 'easy picnic food' are up 60% in preparation for the season ahead.

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About The Data:
HelloFresh analysed the number of hashtags on social media platform, Instagram, to collect the data for the ‘most popular picnic spots in Britain’. The popularity of locations is based on the amount of hashtags each location reached on the social platform. Locations were chosen based on those that are most often recommended in online guides.
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