18 Jan The most Instagrammable places in London
“I saw your last Instagram picture, the place is so beautiful!” Do you want to hear that each time you post a picture? We are here to make this happen. Don’t worry about the likes, those places will do the work for you! Here you will find the 20 most instagrammable places in London.
#1 Rainbow house at Notting Hill
The most obvious place to take pictures in London might be Notting Hill, thanks to its amazing rainbow houses! After chasing the perfect picture make sure to visit the Portobello Road Market. You’ll be able to try food from all around the world!
#2 Covent Garden
We’ve all heard of Covent Garden, it is indeed a must-see in London!. One goes there for the architecture, the amazing food, the street performers and to take the perfect Instagram post. What more could you ask for? You’ll quickly understand why so many amateur and professional photographers come to this place to snap a shot or two.
#3 God’s Own Junkyard
If you think your Instagram is lacking some colors, then take either the Overground or Victoria Line to Walthamstow Central and walk five good minutes to this art gallery. Your first reaction will be “Wow, where am I?” Then, you will take out your phone or camera to take thousands of pictures. God’s Own Junkyard is a neon wonderland in Walthamstow. If you love neon, this is the place to go.
#4 Neal’s Yard
Located near Covent Garden, this secret place has everything to brighten up your Instagram profile. Great colors, plants, perfect architecture. Just look at the pictures online and you will fall in love with the place. So if you want to shine like a dime, don’t reveal the secret location to everyone!
#5 Leadenhall Market
Do you know the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan? Well, London has the same type of glass-vaulted arcades but on a smaller scale. Located in the center of the City of London, it is one of the oldest markets in London, dating from the 14th century. The new design was made in the 1880’s and is now one of the most Instagrammable places in the city. Bonus: it’s an impressive place to have a pint in one of its many pubs.
#6 Peggy Porschen Cakes
Cute colors, nice architecture and muffins!!! Definitely one of the most instagrammable place in London. On top of that you can try their heavenly cupcakes and have a nice break whilst wandering around the city for the perfect picture!
#7 Tate Modern
Besides offering a free access to the permanent collection, the Tate Modern has great exhibitions from all around the world. Share the masterpieces with your followers, or play with the building and take pictures of the unusual architecture.
#8 View from the Shard
At the Shard you’ll find offices, hotels, bars and an amazing view. London’s highest and best view is situated at the top of The Shard, on floors 68, 69 and 72. Finish the day there and enjoy the 60-degree views and up to 40 miles during sunset.
#9 Churchill Arms
The Churchill Arms pub is for sure the most decorated pub in London. Near Notting Hill Gate, you can plan an afternoon chasing beautiful pictures in the area. Portobello Road Market, the rainbow houses and finish with this pub. What a lovely afternoon!
#10 Warren Mews
Mews houses were built in the 18th and 19th century, originally intended to stable horses, with accommodation above for servants. Now they are the perfect place to take a perfect Instagram picture!
#11 Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens is an amazing place to visit. 30 minutes away from central London, you’ll find the palm house, with its iron structure and palm trees you’ll be able to have a great photo shoot. For sure you’ll have so many pictures that you’ll want to post them all!
#12 London Bridge
London Bridge is certainly one of London’s most iconic landmarks. If you are going to London, you must visit this location or people will ask you if you ever visited the city in the first place. Because of its iconic status, the bridge became one of the most Instagrammable places in London.
#13 Borough Market
London is certainly THE city of markets. Perfect on Sundays. Brick Lane Market, Portobello Market, Camden Market: there are plenty of markets for you to discover but if you want your Instagram to flourish you should head there.
#14 Primrose Hill
“WHAT A WONDERFUL VIEW”, one might say the first time they stand on top of Primrose Hill and its take in the panoramic views of London. The spot is home to many visitors who want to enjoy a beautiful spot to sunbathe and relax with friends. On top of that, it has one of the best views of London New Year’s Firework Display. Definitely, a place to visit to get some great Instagram pictures!
#15 Street Art Shoreditch
Shoreditch is THE PLACE TO BE. Be it that you are 20 or 50, you should definitely head there to find some inspiration for your Instagram feed. Brick Lane will be your first destination: you’ll have the chance to find entire walls of graffiti and especially the angel wings that made the place famous for instagrammers. Last thing: Shoreditch is also famous for is its abundant street food so why not do both?
#16 Camden Town
Camden is not the second most visited place in London for nothing. Indeed, not only will you find hundreds of street food stalls, but you’ll also be able to shop in the adbundance of vintage clothes shops. But why is it on our list of the best instagrammable places in London? Because even though there are a lot of tourists, the place is beautiful and atypical. You cannot go to London without snapping a picture in Camden, it’s as simple as that.
You’ll certainly be amazed by how London’s Chinatown manages to transport across the globe. Located next to Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square, Chinatown will instantly make you forget that you are still in London thanks to the restaurants’ front doors filled with Peking ducks, noodle bars and the oriental architecture. The big Chinese arch might finish in your Instagram feed if you decide to have a walk there!
#18 The Hill Garden and Pergola
Located in Hampstead Heath, the Hill Garden and Pergola should have been on our list of “the best secret gardens in London” but it was so secret that we forgot about it! This garden finished in 1906 overlooks London and is now one of the most beautiful places in London. Full of life and vivid colors. Some people even go there for wedding photoshoot.
#19 London Underground Tunnels
Some underground stations are beautiful, some are not. Canary Wharf is certainly one of the few stations with amazing architecture that are worth taking the snapshot. It’s big and it’s brash but it’s also beautiful, and when you go up that massive, long escalator, for a second you feel like you are on a stairway to heaven. Don’t miss it and Instagram it.
Tell us if you tried to photograph one of these locations and what did you think of it! With FG Properties we can find you an amazing apartment near those places for you to have a great trip to London!