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These have been ranked the top 25 most stunning views across the UK

Updated: Jun 23

Viewers have been ranking the most stunning views scattered across the UK, and it's no suprise one spot in the Lake District has been crowned as the UK's most stunning view!


Produced by a survey of Brits in which they picked their favourite scenic spots, Lake Windermere came up top.


Of those surveyed, 36% of Brits voted the picturesque 10.5 mile-long body of water in Cumbria as their top choice.


Image of Cheddar Gorge in Somerset
Image of Cheddar Gorge in Somerset


In second place on the list of beauty spots in the UK is the breath-taking St Ives Bay. The cresecent-shaped Cornish spot received 33% of the votes, only 2% behind Lake Windermere.


In joint third are the 3 destinations; Cheddar Gorge in Somerset, St Michael's Mount in Cornwall and Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park in Scotland. All of these scenic views were all voted by 25% of those polled.


Image of St Michaels Mount in Cornwall
Image of St Michaels Mount in Cornwall

Britain's top 25 most stunning views are:


  • 1. Windermere, Lake District - 36 per cent

  • 2. St Ives Bay, Cornwall - 33 per cent

  • 3. St Michael's Mount, Cornwall - 25 per cent

  • 4. Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - 25 per cent

  • 5. Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland - 25 per cent

  • 6. The Jurassic Coast - 24 per cent

  • 7. York Minster - 23 per cent

  • 8. Brecon Beacons, Wales - 22 per cent

  • 9. Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland - 21 per cent

  • 10. Buttermere, Lake District - 21 per cent

  • 11. Durdle Door, Dorset - 21 per cent

  • 12. The view at Stanage Edge in the Peak District, Derbyshire - 21 per cent

  • 13. Scafell Pike, Lake District - 21 per cent

  • 14. Stonehenge, Wiltshire - 20 per cent

  • 15. The Shambles historic street, Yorkshire - 20 per cent

  • 16. The Roman baths, Bath - 20 per cent

  • 17. Ben Nevis - 20 per cent

  • 18. Robin Hood's Bay, the Dinosaur Coast, Yorkshire - 19 per cent

  • 19. Seven Sisters cliffs - 18 per cent

  • 20. White Cliffs of Dover - 18 per cent

  • 21. Whitby Abbey ruins, Yorkshire - 18 per cent

  • 22. Portmeirion in Wales - 17 per cent

  • 23. Hadrian's Wall, Northern England - 17 per cent

  • 24. Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh - 17 per cent

  • 25. Castle Combe, Cotswolds - 15 per cent


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