Top Ten British Accents

The Top Ten British Accents

1 London

I have a London accent and feel so happy when people from the north try to put on a London accent even though they are hopeless at it!

Don't care much for south London accent but well-spoken north London is like velvet on the ears!

I use to have this when I was a kid. My voice was so high pitched back then... - TwilightKitsune

Since that I live in Alabama I have a London accent too almost all of my oral words - Kevinsidis

2 Yorkshire

I'm from Yorkshire its an epic place everyone should live there I can't see how London is at the top!

Goodness gracious chicks of yorkshire and scotland are okay but turn incredibly hot as soon they open that mouth - butthurtbastard

Honest, trusting. Yorkshire folk tell it as it is.

Do it for Yorkshire!

3 Welsh

We'll win it now in a minute.

And so, A legend was born. - SpectralOwl

Always gets thicker around February/March

4 Liverpudlian

I want to hold your hand...

Especially if they're singing... - beatles

The sloppy British

Come off!
Ello Grandfather!
I'll crippl' ya! - MontyPython

5 Cockney

I like to hear a true East Ender talking in Cockney rhyming slang - it's like a whole other language. - Britgirl

Because it's Jason Statham! - DunnaNunnaBatman

I wouldn't buy a used car from a cockney but I'd sit and eat pie and mash with them while they spoke rhyming slang. I like it - it's like another language.

6 Bristolian

Gotta be Bristolian because the funniest thing on Facebook has to be Bristolian Talking' Tom. He's hilarious!

I'm a propper bristolian And I think we should all LOVE IT! Cus its right gert lush mates, - Bristolian

I was born in bristol but I live in jersey but I am trying to learn the bristolian accent

Simple it's all the cider we bristolians drink! For tonight we merry be!

7 Lancashire
8 Manchester

I love the mansnchester accent

9 Posh

Hmm...what accent is "posh"? I guess whoever added this must mean, Southern England. My regional accent isn't supposed to be posh but for some reason, I always get told I sound like slightly poorer Joanna Lumley; whatever that means. Well-spoken working-class I assume. - Britgirl

10 Scottish

This accent I can accomplish!

Second favorite

Now listen, don't be fooled by that thick Scots burr; they're a talented bunch, you know. No one but NO ONE is able to roll their tongues round their R's quite like the Jocks can... ;P - Britgirl

The Contenders

11 Norfolk

Its alryte I suppose

Its a rlly sxc accent

12 Scouse

I love this accent, even though I can't understand it! They sound like singing dolphins.

My favourite accent - musical and emotive.

Funny, yet so awesome-sounding.

Funniest accent

13 Northen Irish

Irish. Just Irish. Northern Irish is a disaster.

Top of the afternun ta ya! - ArpstaAmy333

Top of the marnin to ya! - ArpstaAmy333

Norn Iron belongs to the republic, hey. - Puga

14 Cornish
15 Geordie

Best accent ever!

Just very epic

Why aye?

So friendly

16 Cumbrian

Carlisle, a little bit geordie a bit scottish abit scouse

17 Nottingham

Notts n derby accents are the perfect mix of northern and southern.

I have a lot of family based in the East Midlands, so have a lot of affection for Notts/Derbyshire accents. :-)

18 Glasgow

I used to think this accent was mediocre, that was until I heard Angela McCluskey singing "In The Air" for Morgan Page. She added life to one of the best songs of 2012. - PositronWildhawk

19 Mackem
20 Brummie

Best accent everrr

Best accent

LoveŠ² it to bits it since heard it for the first time

21 Essex
22 Glaswegian
23 Scots

Um Yup I can't do one very well but being part Scottish I love the accent! - Curti2594

I can do this accent!

24 Mancunian
25 Received pronunciation (RP)

It's what Daniel Craig's James Bond speaks with.

David Attenborough.

26 Middlesbrough
27 Birmingham
28 Stoke
29 West Country
30 Bradford
31 Cambridge

It sounds naturally English

32 Northumberland

Easy to understand a gentle geordie accent

my own

33 Leicester
34 Warwick

Just because it isn't a super strong accent doesn't mean it isn't fantastic.

35 Dundonian
36 Kent South

Kent is basically cockney just with out the ryming slang I love it!

The greatest

37 Grantham
38 Southampton
39 Sheffield
40 Estuary


41 Cheshire
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