Manchester Christmas Market named most Instagrammable in the UK

Manchester officially beats Edinburgh as the most Instagrammable Christmas Market in the UK - with over 48,000 hashtags

New research has revealed that Manchester Christmas Market is the most Instagrammable in the UK.

The new study analysed Instagram hashtag counts to establish which Christmas market in the UK provides the most Instagram potential.

Manchester Christmas Market was revealed as the most Instagrammable in the UK, with 48,300 hashtags to date. The market runs from November 12th to December 22nd. With past years seeing more than nine million visitors throughout the festive season, there will be a massive opportunity for social media sharing.

The Christmas market with the second-highest number of hashtags is Edinburgh’s, with 40,900 hashtags – last year, it welcomed 2.6 million visitors despite the pandemic.

Bath Christmas Market had the third-highest number of hashtags at 28,600. Despite being cancelled in 2021 due to the pandemic, a virtual ‘event’ will replace the in-person festivities.

London’s famous Winter Wonderland, held in Hyde Park, ranked as the fourth most Instagrammable Christmas Market in the UK. The attraction has an Instagram hashtag count of 26,400. After being cancelled last year due to the pandemic, it is set to be the longest-running Christmas fair in the UK, opening on November 19th until January 3rd 2022, providing plenty of time to get Instagram pictures!

Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas market boasts 12,600 Instagram hashtags, the fifth-highest of any Christmas market in the UK. The Bavarian-style attraction offers German food and drink and Germanic stalls, all of which have proved popular for social media sharing.

The research was carried out by creative resources experts Design Bundles, which provides a high-quality and professional marketplace for premium and affordable design resources.

Happy snapping, Manchester.


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