The landmarks which could increase your house price the most

A recent study by estate agent search engine GetAgent has revealed the UK’s landmarks adding the most value to housing in the area.

The study looked at 50 top attractions are analysed those that increased, or decreased, the value housing in close proximity when compared to the wider area.

GetAgent collected data on the average price of property sold over the past year from the surrounding area from Rightmove to compile the below Top 10 lists.

Top 10 attractions that will increase the value of your home


Attraction
Town/cityAverage property price (near attraction)Average property price (wider area)DifferenceDifference (%)
1Natural History MuseumLondon£3,406,125£2,195,805£1,210,32036%
2Royal Botanic GardensLondon£919,693£445,319£474,374107%
3The Needles£620,000£395,032£224,96857%
4Loch NessInverness£416,400£205,627£210,773103%
5The Smallest House in Great BritainConwy£500,000£301,182£198,81866%
6The Bombay Sapphire DistilleryWhitchurch£400,000£220,626£179,37481%
7Albert DocksLiverpool£373,600£199,004£174,59688%
8Eden ProjectBodelva£505,000£331,642£173,35852%
9Warwick CastleWarwick£450,000£333,000£117,00035%
10Tintern AbbeyTintern£470,250£369,102£101,14827%
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Top 10 attractions that will decrease the value of your home


Attraction
Town/cityAverage property price (near attraction)Average property price (wider area)DifferenceDifference (%)
1St Paul’s CathedralLondon£510,000£855,856-£345,856-40%
2Windsor CastleWindsor£400,000£591,189-£191,189-32%
3Royal Observatory GreenwichLondon£427,000£595,662-£168,662-28%
4Shakespeare’s BirthplaceStratford-upon-Avon£247,500£413,396-£165,896-40%
5Hampton Court PalaceLondon£507,286£656,921-£149,635-23%
6Scott MonumentEdinburgh£194,000£309,615-£115,615-37%
7Big Pit National Coal MuseumBlaenavon£103,200£194,236-£91,036-47%
8York MinsterYork£218,200£305,347-£87,147-29%
9Caernarfon CastleCaernarfon£94,500£180,404-£85,904-48%
10Aerospace BristolBristol£301,271£380,252-£78,981-21%

It is no surprise that London landmark featured heavily in the top 10 landmarks that increase the value of your home with the Natural History Museum in Kensington adding £1 million to the value.

St Pauls has been identified as the landmark causing the biggest loss to the houses in the immediate area, but given St Pauls is located in the heart of the City where housing is scarce, the differences are likely muddied by a low data set.

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