20 Stunning Views Across The UK To Inspire Your Next Staycation

Loch Ness and Lake Windermere came joint first in a poll of Britain's most-loved vistas.

You don’t need to travel abroad to find postcard-worthy scenery. The most stunning views in the UK according to the public have been named – with Loch Ness and Lake Windermere coming in joint first.

Almost a third (27%) of Brits named these spots as their favourite vista.

Tourist favourites the London Eye and Tower of London came in next, followed by St Ives Bay in Cornwall and Ingleton in the Yorkshire Dales.

The top 20 list featured destinations right across the UK, including the Welsh views of Snowdonia, Scotland’s Loch Lomond and the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland.

Britain’s most stunning views

  1. Loch Ness, Scotland
  2. Lake Windermere, Lake District
  3. The London Eye
  4. Tower of London
  5. St Ives Bay, Cornwall
  6. Ingleton, The Yorkshire Dales
  7. Snowdonia, Wales
  8. Man O’War beach, The Jurassic Coast
  9. White Cliffs of Dover
  10. Stonehenge, Salisbury
  11. Ben Nevis, Lochaber, Scotland
  12. Cheddar Gorge, Somerset
  13. York Minster, York
  14. Loch Lomond, The Trossachs National Park, Scotland
  15. Pen y Fan, Brecon Beacons, Wales
  16. Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland
  17. Durdle Door, Dorset
  18. Westminster Bridge, London
  19. Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh
  20. St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

According to the research, by London North Eastern Railway, two thirds of Brits have desperately missed being able to visit UK beauty spots during the past year and over half of respondents (58%) hope to visit their favourite UK destinations as soon as it is safe to do so.

Can’t wait until then? Here are 10 glorious photos of the top spots.

Loch Ness, Scotland
Loch Ness, Scotland
Lake Windermere, Lake District 
Lake Windermere, Lake District 
The London Eye, London 
The London Eye, London 
Tower Of London, London 
Tower Of London, London 
St Ives Bay, Cornwall
St Ives Bay, Cornwall
Ingleton, The Yorkshire Dales
Ingleton, The Yorkshire Dales
Snowdonia, Wales
Snowdonia, Wales
Man O’War, The Jurassic Coast
Man O’War, The Jurassic Coast
The White Cliffs of Dover
The White Cliffs of Dover
Stonehenge, Salisbury
Stonehenge, Salisbury