A DORSET beauty spot has been named as one of the most photographed beaches in Europe.

Durdle Door came fourth in a list of the most 60 most photographed beaches on social media platform, Instagram.

While Bournemouth beach was named the sixth most ‘Instagrammed’ beach in Europe.

The best beach in Europe was Positano in Italy followed by Brighton beach.

A total of 16 beaches in the list are in the UK which is more than any other country.

Other beaches in the list included Nissi Beach in Cyprus, Playa d’en Bossa Beach in Ibiza and Praia da Rocha in Portugal.