They don’t call London a sightseeing hotspot for nothing. It’s full of just that, sights. With its stunning cityscapes and glittering night time horizons, London has many opportunities to get that great social media snap. Whether you’re linked up to social media or not, you’ll want to get some photos as memories of your trip, whether you’re on business or not. So what spots can you easily find for a photo worthy of a Tate exhibit? Below are some of our favourite spots in the city, easily reachable from the Marble Arch London by Montcalm.
Hampstead Heath is one of the most beautiful parts of London, it’s rich and dense conservation area playing host to a range of beautiful lakes and woodland, making it a beautiful area for some snaps, whatever the season. The area is so lush and wooded, that your photos might be mistaken for not being taken in London at all!
This beautiful park in the East of London is part of the idyllic Greenwich area. With a great view of the city, this former hunting park has a canvas background of Canary wharf and Canada Water, as well as the glittering horizon of the West End.
With some of the best cultural attractions in the city located here, South Bank acts not only a great photo opportunity, fresh with the Thames and Westminster in the background, but also as a cultural hub for some of the best films, theatre and art in the city. Make sure you pay a visit to the BFI, National Theatre and Southbank Centre, all instagrammable establishments and buildings in their own rights.
Waterloo Bridge is located between the South Bank and the West End and gives a prime view of the main sites on the River Thames. From here, you can see the bend of the river up to Blackfriars, and to the other side, shows you a great view of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. What’s more, this bridge is a great connecting route between Waterloo and the West End.
This historical suspension bridge overlooking the Tower of London and the Tower Hamlets area of London. This bridge holds two large twin towers on either side of the bridge, the tops of which can be accessed by a lift system. These towers rise about 213 feet and give you a great view over the River Thames.
With a range of restaurants at its top, the Shard is one of the most iconic buildings in London. With a Chinese restaurant named Hutong on its 33rd floor, an evening in the Shard gives you a stunning view over the city alongside food to match the Michelin stars in the city.
Based in Regents Park, this undulating hill at the North side of Regents Park gives visitors an amazing view over London. Whether you’re taking a selfie at sunset or taking the dog for a walk, Primrose Hill is well worth a visit.
No first trip to London is complete without a visit to the London Eye. This stunning Ferris wheel on the South Bank gives over 135 metres of horizon spanning selfie opportunities, with ample time for snaps in its half hour revolution. With 33 ovoidal capsules completing a beautiful addition to the London landscape, it’s hard to miss the London Eye, whether you ride it or not.