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Car and van leasing provider, Nationwide Vehicle Contracts, have analysed Instagram data, Google ratings and petrol prices to reveal the UK’s (and the world’s) most popular vanlife viewpoints.

A new study by Nationwide Vehicle Contracts has revealed the top 50 most popular viewpoints for van enthusiasts in the UK and across the globe.  

The hashtag #Vanlife has seen a staggering +1575% growth in interest online since 2015, and in the UK there has been a 57% year on year rise in people purchasing commercial vehicles for personal use. With the world starting to open up again post-pandemic, the alternative lifestyle of committing to a home on wheels is expected to become even more popular.

With this in mind, car and van leasing provider, Nationwide Vehicle Contracts, have analysed Instagram data, Google ratings and petrol prices to reveal the UK’s (and the world’s) most popular vanlife viewpoints.

Best of Britain: The 20 most popular #vanlife viewpoints in the UK Revealed

Rank

Viewpoint

Location

Country

Google Reviews (out of 5)

Number of Instagram hashtags

Petrol price (GB pence per litre)

Vanlife Viewpoint Score

(out of 100)

1

Mourne Mountains

County Down

Northern Ireland

4.9

121,243

124

100.00

2

Snowdonia

North Wales

Wales

4.9

939,122

132

96.00

3

Isle Of Skye

North West Scotland

Scotland

4.8

789,563

125

95.20

4

Quiraing

North West Scotland

Scotland

4.9

45,100

125

88.80

5

Peak District

Northern England

England

4.8

1,654,080

130

88.80

6

Jurassic Coast

South England

England

5

348,972

134

87.20

7

Cairngorms

Highlands

Scotland

4.7

238,836

116

82.40

8

Arthur’s Seat

Edinburgh

Scotland

4.8

442,920

131

81.60

9

Dartmoor

Devon

England

4.8

768,254

131

80.80

10

Worms Head

South West Wales

Wales

4.9

27,055

128.5

80.00

11

Brecon Beacons

South Wales

Wales

4.7

347,168

126

78.40

12

North York Moors

Whitby

England

4.8

134,516

129

75.20

13

Glencoe Mountain Resort

Highlands

Scotland

4.5

442,920

125

73.60

14

Exmoor

W. Somerset/N. Devon

England

4.8

219,786

131

72.00

15

Three Cliffs Bay

Swansea

Wales

4.9

29,797

131

72.00

16

Glen Etive

Highlands

Scotland

4.8

40,717

125

71.20

17

Loch Lomond

Stirlingshire

Scotland

4.8

481,135

134

71.20

18

Carn Llidi

Pembrokeshire

Wales

4.9

1,099

128

68.80

19

Gower Peninsula

South Wales

Wales

4.8

51,304

129

68.80

20

Strangford Lough

County Down

Northern Ireland

4.8

25,986

128

66.40

For a relatively tiny place nestled in between the North and North Atlantic Seas, the UK is packed with a wide variety of breathtaking landscapes and vistas for Vanlifers. 

1. Mourne Mountains in County Down are the UK’s most popular #vanlife viewpoint
Taking the top spot on our list is Northern Ireland's Mourne Mountains, located in County Down which managed a 100 viewpoint score. As an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, it has also racked up 121,243 Instagram hashtags and a 4.9 rating on Google, alongside an affordable petrol price of 124p per litre it’s the UK’s premium vanlife location.

2. North Wales’ Snowdonia takes second place  
In second, another mountainous region, Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. With a 4.9 score on google, 939,122 hashtags on Instagram, and a petrol price of 132p it's viewpoint score is a respectable 96.00. 

3. The Isle of Sky is the third most popular #vanlife viewpoint in the UK
The Isle of Skye comes in third, with a 95.20 viewpoint score overall. This is down to its 4.8 google score, 125p petrol cost and its 789,563 insta tags.

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