Road trips offer hot shots for Instagram fans

A road trip around the UK is the best option for Brits looking for a much-needed break this year.

With picturesque castles and windswept beaches, there's never been a better time  to explore the natural treasures that the United Kingdom has to offer.

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Instagram fans are always up for a picture so here are the most stunning destinations to get clicking.

Top spot

The secluded village of Polperro with its quaint cottages enjoys pole position in a study into the perfect  road trip Instagram photo opportunity.

How about checking out the pastel colour-washed building in the Italianate village of Portmeirion which takes the runner-up spot?

Tintagel Castle is a high spot on your journey along the Atlantic Highway, one of the most famous road trips routes in the UK.

Branch out

Game of Thrones fans should head for Dark Hedges in Northern Ireland to see the natural avenue of trees that have been used in filming.

On to Scotland for fifth place in the table which goes to Durness. The remote destination is renowned as home to Smoo Cave, famous for its stairway and waterfall.

The remaining five stunning locations in the top ten, ranked in descending order, are Jedburgh in Scotland, Portland Bill, Chipping Camden and Aysgarth Falls in England, and Aberaeron in Wales.

The survey was compiled by Click4Reg.co.uk website.

(photo of Polperro: Shutterstock/Andrew Roland)