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Strike a pose at Kirkstall Abbey: The UK’s sixth most ‘Instagrammable’ free attraction

By Connor Briggs

In a study led by GO Outdoors, Kirkstall’s very own Abbey has finished as the sixth most “Instagrammable” free attractions to visit in the UK.

The study identifies #KirkstallAbbey achieved 31,900 hashtags via Instagram. This places it above the National Rail Museum and Glasgow Cathedral. 

Kirkstall Abbey lost out to top-of-the-table Durham Cathedral, gaining 76,000 posts with the hashtag, #durhamcathedral. The Imperial War Museum finished second with 73,300 posts, and Windsor Great Park came third, with 66,900 posts. 

In another study, Leeds Art Gallery is named the fourth highest number of TikTok views for a free attraction, with a total of 102,800,000. Coming in first for this was the High Lodge Thetford Forest in Suffolk, reaching 8.4 million TikTok views. 

GO Outdoors produced the study with the aim of finding the most popular cost-effective activities to try. 


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