You don’t have to fly halfway across the world to make the most of this bank holiday. Why not take your camera to one of these 10 places closer to home and see what you can capture!
In the UK we’re blessed with a wealth of lush countryside, stunning natural scenery and classic architecture that provide plenty of opportunities to take some great photos.
The bank holiday weekend is just around the corner, giving you some extra time to get out there and see what this beautiful country has to offer.
To lend a helping hand, camera case specialists, The Case Farm, have offered up their suggestions of 10 photogenic places in the UK to visit with your camera, if you’ve got a moment to spare this bank holiday weekend!
01Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye
The Fairy Pools are situated only a short walk from Glen Brittle, and is considered to be one of the most magical places in Scotland.
These delicate water features entice visitors from all around the world with their captivating beauty and is the perfect place to set up your camera this bank holiday weekend.
02The Eden Project, Cornwall
From the outside you’ll be blown away by the distinctive architecture of the biomes and the nature that surrounds them; however even more wonders are revealed when you step inside.
The Eden Project is a truly unique experience and a must-visit location for anyone with a passion for nature and wildlife. You won’t be short of things to capture at this wonderful attraction.
If street photography is more your thing, Soho in London is the perfect place to take your camera and capture modern city life.
This area of London oozes style and character, and its combination of modern and traditional is what sets it apart from the rest of the city and makes for some interesting photography.
04Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland
This famed location attracts visitors from every corner of the globe, and it’s easy to see why. The attractive natural rock formations and cascading cliffs provide sensational sights that inspire photographers, artists and authors alike.
If you’ve got a spare moment this August bank holiday, you won’t regret spending it at Giant’s Causeway.
05St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall
This majestic island is the site of rich history and culture that will transport you back in time, the moment you lay eyes on it. This bank holiday, you could be exploring the Mount’s past and immersing yourself in the magic and mystery of the island.
Whether it’s the castle itself, the gardens or the surrounding sea, you’ll find plenty of things to photograph in this stunning location.
06Jurassic Coast, English Channel
Jurassic Coast is the name given to the magnificent stretch of coastline from East Devon to Dorset. Also known for being England’s only UNESCO World Heritage site, the sweeping beaches and towering cliffs make Jurassic Coast a landscape photographer’s dream.
Here you can travel back to a simpler time, and learn about the history that led to this beautiful natural wonder, all whilst create striking photographs.
07Brighton, East Sussex
Brighton’s pretty pier and colourful sea-side society makes it one of those most attractive towns in the UK and a great place to visit with your camera.
Whilst this may be an obvious suggestion, if you find yourself in Brighton this bank holiday, be sure to visit the seafront and Brighton Palace Pier to experience the mix of old and new; and capture the traditional pier and fairground rides that make the town so famous.
08Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey
Llanddwyn Island rightfully earns its title as one of the most photogenic locations in the UK, due to its picturesque beach, clear coastal views and quaint historical buildings.
From here you can catch glorious views of Snowdonia national park and the Lleyn Peninsula, making it a fine spot for some landscape photography.
This trendy, East-end location is bursting at the seams with creativity and charisma. Whilst walking the streets of Shoreditch, you’ll discover a wealth of striking graffiti art that gives the area its gritty, edgy reputation.
For lovers of street photography, head down to Brick Lane to experience the Brick Lane Market. Here you can immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and get a feel of what living in Shoreditch is truly like.
10Loch Lomond, Scotland
Loch Lomond is more than just a lake. The loch is known for its elegance and tranquility; the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
This big and beautiful lake is a hotspot for watersport enthusiasts, walkers and photographers alike. Whether you want to capture the calm waters or the sun rising over the peaks of the Trossachs, you’ll be able to find all of this and much more in this alluring Scottish setting.