Top Ten British Accents

The Top Ten
1 London

I love a well-spoken London accent. I don't really have an accent. Many people tell me my voice is very similar to Joanna Lumley's. All I can say is, I'm not a Northerner.

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!

I'm a Londoner through and through. East end's okay, but to be perfectly honest, I like the smooth, sexy south London accent. I'm glad this is at the top.

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

2 Yorkshire

It's like you are mixing British and Jamaican as an accent! - The Ultimate Daredevil, who vows to never see an early spark Plug Entertainment film and actually watch Foodfight! over this.

The Yorkshire accent came 2nd because 2 member from One Direction are from Yorkshire (Zayn Malik, Bradford and Louis Tomlinson, Doncaster)!

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

Come on Yorkshire, nah then we're salt of the earth people with a story tell! Proper Yorkshire people know what the meens!

3 Welsh

Always gets thicker around February/March

We'll win it now in a minute.

And so, A legend was born.

4 Liverpudlian

Especially if they're singing...

I want to hold your hand...

The sloppy British

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

5 Cockney

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.

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

Apparently what I have. I sound like a Space Orc. Or a regular Orc.

Because it's Jason Statham!

6 Bristolian

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

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!

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

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.

10 Scottish

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

This accent I can accomplish!

Second favorite

The Contenders
11 Norfolk

Its alryte I suppose

It's 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.

Definitely. Scouser is my favourite dialect

13 Northen Irish

Irish. Just Irish. Northern Irish is a disaster.

Norn Iron belongs to the republic, hey.

Top of the afternun ta ya!

Top of the marnin to ya!

14 Geordie

Best accent ever!

Just very epic

So friendly

The geordie accent is very canny we invented the train George Stephenson/rocket where would we be without the train the first power source in Northumberland we are so friendly towards strangers we have Hadrians wall we kept the Scotts out of England otherwise we would all be wearing kilts

15 Cornish
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.

19 Mackem
20 Brummie

Best accent everrr

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!

I can do this accent!

24 Mancunian
25 Received pronunciation (RP)

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

David Attenborough.

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