Luckily for us, many are listed under the National Trust (opens in new tab) umbrella; a trust which, in 2020, is celebrating 125 years as Europe’s largest conservation charity. To join in the celebration, decided to find out the National Trust ‘houses’ (to include estates, manors and castles) captured most on Instagram. See more: 2020’s most popular interiors on Homes & Gardens’ 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:
  4. Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire - 77,366
  5. Stourhead, Mere, Wiltshire - 53,273
  6. Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Greater Manchester - 49,278
  7. Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, North Yorkshire - 46,781
  8. Lyme, Stockport, Cheshire - 46,063
  9. Avebury, Marlborough, Wiltshire - 44,069
  10. Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire - 34,976
  11. Calke Abbey, Derby, Derbyshire - 30,394
  12. Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent - 22,278
  13. Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire - 19,965
  14. Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire - 19,147
  15. Scotney Castle, Tunbridge Wells, Kent - 19,124
  16. Nymans, Haywards Heath, West Sussex - 18,066
  17. Tyntesfield, Bristol, North Somerset- 17,958
  18. Dyrham Park, Bath, Gloucestershire- 16,483
  19. Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Cranbrook, Kent - 15,909
  20. Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset - 15,406
  21. Osterley Park and House, Isleworth, Middlesex - 15,109
  22. Ham House and Garden, Richmond, Surrey - 14,870
  23. Castle Ward, Downpatrick, County Down - 14,857 See more: The world’s most Instagrammed lakes - and the UK takes the top spot