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Instagram users newest generation to flock to Warwickshire hot-spots

Leamington Editorial 6th Sep, 2019   0

SELFIE sticks will be at the ready in Warwickshire after it made the list of most the Instagrammable places in the UK.

Warwick and Stratford have made it into the top 25 list of the most historic towns deemed worthy to be pictured by users of the popular social media site.

The research by HometoGo, the world’s largest holiday rental search engine, shows which historic towns have the most hashtags, with Warwick coming in at 19 and Stratford at 24.

It was put together to help visitors find the best location for the perfect travel selfie.

CEO of tourist body, Shakespeare’s England, Helen Peters said: “It’s wonderful to see that our locations have been featured on this list alongside some of the most beautiful historic towns in the UK.

“Both Warwick and Stratford are towns with rich histories, with Shakespeare’s connection to the region and Britain’s ultimate castle in Warwick continuing to bring visitors there and to the wider region to experience the range of other attractions and activities we have to offer.

“Warwickshire is a beautiful area and it’s great to see that this is bringing in a new generation of selfie-takers looking for the perfect backdrop to come and experience the history of these towns.

“This summer has been a particularly positive one in terms of visitor numbers to Warwickshire and we’re hoping this growing trend of new visitors will continue into 2020.”

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