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The UK’s Biggest Fetishes

The UK has often been marked for its kinky nature, but what are the UK’s biggest fetishes? It might surprise you to know that it isn’t just BDSM and bondage that’s getting the nation to feel frisky. 

Here at Dirty Minds Media, we love anything kinky and celebrate fetishes, no matter how small they are. We wanted to guide you through the top things that get the UK hot under the collar so you can get an insight into what makes the nation tick.


Even if you’re not into kinky sex, you will have heard of the famous acronym. BDSM stands for Bondage and Discipline, Dominance and Submission, and Sadism and Masochism. This acronym accompanies a lot of the fetishes we’re going to talk about in this blog. 

This little term is the most searched fetish in the whole of the UK. Over the last year, many couples have been spending extended time at home; this has been reflected in their search history. A rise in the interest in BDSM may have been caused by all of the lockdowns we had in 2020 – people had to kill time somehow, and what a better way then spicing up your sex life! 


Following on from BDSM, one part of the acronym that falls within the fetish list is bondage. Bondage is the sexual practice that involves consensually tying up or restraining your partner. This can be for erotic or sensory stimulation, or aesthetic purposes (Shibari). This can be done using rope, cuffs, bondage tape, bandages, a straight jacket, or other specially made bondage clothing. 

Bondage is all about giving up control to your partner. Usually, the submissive is the one tied up and the dominant will be doing the tying – they are sometimes referred to as the rope bunny and the rigger respectively. Bondage can be used for foreplay, or you can completely restrain a partner during sex, it all depends on what is going to give you and your partner the maximum amount of sexual pleasure. 


Fisting emerged from male gay culture and refers to the sexual practice of inserting an entire hand into the vagina or anus. Once the hand is in, it can be kept straight or be clenched into a fist. Those who take part in this fetish say it gives an unmatched feeling of fullness and can stimulate a lot more at one time than normal fingering. This is something that needs to be discussed between you and your partner before you attempt and will require patience, practice, and a lot of lube! Use more lube than you need to (the silicone-based lubes are the best for this) and go as slowly as possible in order to ease into it.

Dogging Fetishes

The UK ranks 1st worldwide for the most average searches of dogging each month. The dogging culture in the UK is massive, so big in fact, that there are unspoken designated spots for it within each county. What is dogging you ask? Dogging is the act of having sex in a public, or semi-public places. The most popular place is in a car. It also applies to people who like to watch others have sex in public so be careful next time you decide you want to have sex in your car – you may find someone peering in the window. If you are involved in the dogging scene frequently there are sets of rules you have to follow to ensure everyone is safe and everything that happens is consensual. 


Furries aren’t always included in fetishes but, they can be. People who identify as furries like anthropomorphic animals. Many have their own ‘fursona’ which could be based on any animal including cats, dogs, birds, reptiles, or mythical creatures. A lot of furry sex takes place in the virtual world, allowing individuals to explore their fursonas online through roleplay and NSFW artwork.


Arguably quite low on the list is voyeurism. This is the practice of getting sexual pleasure from watching others engage in sexual activity or be naked. If you like watching your partner masturbate and you get off on it, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Voyeurism can be incorporated into the bedroom in a healthy way to ensure that you or your partner don’t find other, not so healthy ways to fulfil this one. Ways can include watching your partner masturbate, watching your partner shower or bathe, and bringing someone else in to watch your partner have sex with. 

Group Sex

Many people like to participate in group sex to spice up their sex life. This could involve swinging, orgies, or sex parties – whatever takes your fancy. Due to covid, this one has been a little less popular recently, but people are still searching for it on Google in order to watch porn to fill the gaps. Group sex doesn’t have to be done by couples, single people can participate too and have just as much fun.

Foot Fetishes

More people have this fetish than you think, which is why it has made its way into the top UK fetishes list. Basildon, Colchester, Ipswich, Luton, and Sheffield are amongst those cities who have foot fetish listed as their most searched fetishes. Foot fetish, also known as podophilia involves the adornment of feet. Foot fetishists love everything about feet; they love worshipping them, licking them, getting foot jobs (think hand job but with your feet) and massaging them.

More Fetishes This Way…

Now you know what everyone is searching for, you can feel less ashamed searching for your own kink. Dirty Minds Media are lovers of all fetishes; from feet to armpits, BDSM to group sex, our site is a welcome haven for all. We have many videos available for you to watch no matter your niche. Our content can be enjoyed alone, with a partner, or even with a group… if that’s your thing! So, what are you waiting for? Come and check out the content we have just waiting for you over on Dirty Minds Media.

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