Facebook reveal top ‘checked-in’ UK attractions

Social networking site Facebook have unveiled the UK’s most social destinations.

Staffordshire’s Alton Towers topped the poll, closely followed by Thorpe Park and The Trafford Centre (also home to a Legoland Discovery Centre). Alton Towers installed free to use The Cloud Wifi into their 800 acre resort earlier this year, encouraging interactivity with social media, QR codes, apps and other promotional activities.

Ironically, the most popular three locations are the only not to be in London, out of the top ten destinations.

These are as follows (Source: Facebook);

1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire

2. Thorpe Park, Surrey

3. Trafford Centre, Manchester

4. Hyde Park, London

5. Leicester Square, London

6. Covent Garden, London

7. The O2, London

8. Buckingham Palace, London

9. Westfield Stratford City, London

10. Olympic Village, London


About: Adam James Whittaker

Adam James Whittaker is an aspiring marketer, who has worked in the theme park industry for a number of years. He believes in the preservation of amusement heritage and using marketing effectively to promote new attractions and investments.

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