PHOTO FRIENDLY LONDON

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Little Venice

Perhaps it’s for your social media or perhaps it’s for your photo album, but whatever your intention with those photo shots, the potential for a stunner of a shot in London is high. Everywhere you look there’s a photo opportunity. What with the stunning central London skyline filled with towering modern skyscrapers and leafy parks that could trick you into thinking you’re in the South Downs or Kentish countryside. With such history and visual allure, it’s no wonder London inspires so many artists. There are plenty of great areas in London for photos, and ensuring you get the right balance of dazzling interiors and sumptuous landscapes is a must for any budding photographer out there. If you’re staying at the Park Grand Hyde Park and are looking to capture some of your holiday memories, then find some of these priceless picture potentials.

 

Regents Canal

The Regents Canal stretches through West London and promises some of the best canal side photo opportunities in the city. Explore the leafy canal walks of Little Venice and Notting Hill for some quaint cafes and beautifully decorated barges. These historic canals bring a true view of London’s unique spirit.

 

Buckingham Palace

 

Live like royalty and take a trip down to the gates of Buckingham Palace. The official residence of Queen Elizabeth II is one of the grandest buildings in the city, and brings a stellar range of photo opportunities. Whether it’s red coated guards who stand diligently on duty or the gilded gates, Buckingham Palace is one of the most famous spots in the city.

 

London Bridge

 

London Bridge With the Globe Theatre down the road, the Golden Hinde boat and a beautiful view over the River Thames, London Bridge gives you the best of the South Bank whilst also ensuring entertainment and dining in close proximity.

 

Greenwich Park

 

 East London’s scenic Greenwich brings you the dazzling Cutty Sark, the greenwich Observatory and views over  the London horizon, all on a leafy parkland platter. Enjoy a stroll on a sunny day and you’ll be faced iwth a whole host of photo opportunities.

 

Hampstead Heath

 

Looking to pretend your in the British countryside? There’s no better spot than Hampstead Heath, where you can enjoy vast swimmable ponds, leafy forest conservation and some of the best autumnal colours in the capital. Great for dog walking and strolling alone, North London’s Hampstead Heath is a hidden gem of a picturesque park.

 

Hyde Park


Flurries of pedalos, glistening lakes and terraced rock gardens all spell out Hyde Park. With a perfect mix of entertainment, avian wildlife, and greenery, this iconic park will undoubtedly offer up some stunning photos.

 

The London Eye

 London eye

Take a half hour spin on the London Eye and you’ll get a great panoramic of the city. Turning 135 metres up into the air, there’s plenty of potential here to catch some of those 36 degree iPhone shots.

 

Leicester Square

 

Catch Leicester Square during a movie premiere and you’ll get to snap along with paparazzi. With red carpets abound and some dazzling central London buildings, the glitz and glamour of the city can be distilled into one perfectly timed Leicester Square selfie.

 

PIccadilly Circus

 

Piccadilly Circus

Just like Times Square in New York, Piccadilly Circus offers all hustle and bustle of central London that you remember from the big screen. With blindingly colourful adverts, West End Theatre lights and a whole lot of noise, this is London at its most alive.