Top vineyards to visit in the UK

The 10 Most Beautiful British Vineyards According To Instagram

Britain’s most beautiful vineyards and wineries have been revealed in a new study by the consumer spending experts at

The study analysed over 100,000 Instagram hashtags associated with 693 vineyards listed on The Great British Vineyards Guide to crown the most picturesque in Britain.

The Top 10 Most Beautiful Vineyards In Britain



Number of hashtags


Denbies Wine Estate (Surrey, England)



Llanerch Vineyard (Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales)



Camel Valley Vineyard (Cornwall, England)



Bolney Wine Estate (Sussex, England)



Three Choirs Vineyard (Gloucestershire, England)



Wyken Vineyard (Suffolk, England)



Hambledon Vineyard (Hampshire, England)



Knightor Winery (Cornwall, England)



Hush Heath Estate (Kent, England)



Biddenden Vineyard (Kent, England)



1. Denbies Wine Estate (Surrey, England)

Denbies Wine Estate, located in the Surrey Hills, is the most picturesque vineyard in Britain. A previous winner at the WineGB Awards, Denbies Wine Estate offers wine tasting, alongside two restaurants and a hotel with outstanding views of the 265-acre estate.

2. Llanerch Vineyard (Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales)

Llanerch Vineyard in South Wales is Britain’s second most picturesque vineyard. In addition to producing award-winning wine, Llanerch Vineyard is less than 25 minutes outside Cardiff city centre and is home to a restaurant, hotel and cookery school.

3. Camel Valley Vineyard (Cornwall, England)

The third most picturesque vineyard in Britain is the Camel Valley Vineyard, located in Bodmin, Cornwall. Home to international award-winning English Sparkling wines, a Royal Warrant from The Prince of Wales, and spectacular views over the Cornish countryside, it’s easy to see why this vineyard is amongst the most Instagrammed in Britain.

4. Bolney Wine Estate (Sussex, England)

Bolney Wine Estate is crowned the fourth most beautiful vineyard in Britain. Known for being one of the earliest commercial vineyards in the UK, the Bolney Wine Estate now produces award-winning premium red, white, rosé and sparkling English wines. Located in Haywards Heath, Sussex, visitors can indulge in tours, tastings, walks along the vineyard trails and a restaurant which overlooks the ripening vines. 

5. Three Choirs Vineyard (Gloucestershire, England)

Located in the Cotswolds countryside, the Three Choirs Vineyard is the fifth most beautiful vineyard in Britain. The 75 acre estate is one of the largest and oldest in the UK, and currently offers tours, tastings and tapas at its on-site restaurant.

6. Wyken Vineyard (Suffolk, England)

The sixth most beautiful vineyard in Britain is the Wyken Vineyard, situated on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. Once occupied by the Romans and recorded in Domesday, the ancient estate of Wyken is not only home to a seven-acre vineyard, but also a flock of shetland sheep, a traditional orchard and kitchen garden which supplies the estate’s Michelin Guide restaurant. 

7. Hambledon Vineyard (Hampshire, England)

Hambledon Vineyard is Britain’s seventh most beautiful vineyard. Founded in 1952, Hambledon Vineyard is England’s oldest commercial vineyard and prides itself on it’s award winning English Sparkling Wines which are produced by the only fully gravity fed winery in the UK.

8. Knightor Winery (Cornwall, England)

Just a stones throw from the Eden Project, is Britain’s eighth most picturesque vineyard - the Knightor Winery. A producer of premium quality English still and sparkling wines, Knightor Winery is also a wedding and events venue, with on-site accommodation and dining facilities.

9. Hush Heath Estate (Kent, England)

The ninth most beautiful vineyard in Britain, is Balfour’s Hush Heath Estate. The winery’s flagship Balfour Brut Rosé was the first English Sparkling wine to be served in BA First Class and the official English wine of the London 2012 Olympics. Visitors can experience expert-led winery tours, guided wine tastings, vineyard walks and nature trails within the 400 acre estate.

10. Biddenden Vineyard (Kent, England)

Rounding out the top 10 most beautiful wineries in Britain is Biddenden Vineyard in Kent. Producing award-winning wines, ciders and juices, visitors to Biddenden Vineyard can experience self-guided or private tours, and browse local produce in the vineyard shop.

  • Tripadvisor score: 4.5
  • Cost of wine tasting: £40 per person, minimum booking of 2 people required (Private Guided Tours)
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