Hebden Bridge is one of UK's most searched small towns and villages

Hebden Bridge has been included on a list the UK's most searched small towns and villages.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 6:00 pm
Hebden Bridge

At a time when rural tourism is more popular than ever, Likibu.co.uk, holiday rental search engine, presents the ranking of the UK’s most searched small towns and villages on the internet.

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A spokesperson from Likibu.co.uk said: "With the Covid-19 restrictions still active, rural getaways to nearby and less crowded areas have become the alternative for most tourism lovers.

"Therefore, we tell you which are the villages and small towns that have been searched the most on the internet in the last months."

Hebden Bridge has been named tenth on the list, joining the likes of Whitby and Keswick.

The Calderdale town had 40,570 monthly searches.

To carry out this ranking, the British towns with less than 20.000 inhabitants have been taken into account.

The number of monthly searches on the internet has been obtained using digital marketing tools. For those towns that presented the same number of searches, the search volume of the query 'what to see in X' has been used to determine which destination had the higher search volume.

1. Portmeirion (Gwynedd, Wales) - 110,000 monthly searches

2. Whitby (North Yorkshire, England) - 90,500 monthly searches

3. Bourton-on-the-Water (Gloucestershire, England) - 74,000 monthly searches

4. Alnwick (Northumberland, England) - 71,700 monthly searches

5. Tenby (Pembrokeshire, Wales) - 49,890 monthly searches

6. Cirencester (Gloucestershire, England) - 49,820 monthly searches

7. Salcombe (Devon, England) - 49,710 monthly searches

8. Robin Hood’s Bay (North Yorkshire, England) - 49,550 monthly searches

9. Keswick (Cumbria, England) - 40,890 monthly searches

10. Hebden Bridge (West Yorkshire, England) - 40,570 monthly searches

Officially created in January 2015 by Aurélien Jemma and Guillaume Terrain, Likibu.co.uk is a search engine dedicated to the comparison of vacation rentals. It allows consumers to find rentals available on dozens of real estate agency websites, private listing sites, and online travel agencies in a single search.