Fantastic Instagram Spots In London And Where To Find Them
Taking photographs of colorful places is my favorite thing in the world. I love to seek out the spots that hold bursts of color and capture them so I can hold onto the memories forever. I previously wrote about some of my favorite colorful spots in London, but on my most recent trip, I found even more places that I wanted to share with the world. Next time you're in London, add these Instagrammable spots to your itinerary to make your feed stand out from the rest of the tourists.
St. Luke's Mews, Notting Hill
You'll probably recognize this famous mews, as it is featured in the film, Love Actually, as Keira Knightley's flat. This pink home nestled in this quiet mews, is one of the most photographed in London, and you can probably see why. The pink is adorable, and often there's lots of flowers and a bike outside to add to the picture perfect scene.
Union Jack Door, Notting Hill
If you want to see the most patriotic door in London, you can find it nestled away in Notting Hill at 91 Ledbury Road. It's behind a gate though, so you'll have to get creative with getting your shot and not trespassing at the same time.
Chalcot Square and Crescent, Primrose Hill
Near Regent's Park, there's a little neighborhood called Primrose Hill, and it's home to a fun area of homes that are every color of the rainbow. It's hard to get shots without cars in the way, but occasionally there will be a vintage car parked and that can definitely add to the photos you take.
Kelly Street & Falkland Road, Kentish Town
Near Camden Market, there's an area of the city called Kentish Town, and there are two streets there that are ripe with houses of an amazing color scheme. It's about a 10-minute walk between the two, but you can find more curves of row houses and lots of doors with beautiful floral arrangements.
Kynance Mews, Kensington
Over in Kensington, a favorite mews of many is this arched entryway street. At all times of the year, there's some kind of lovely greenery or flower hanging over the passageway, and you'll probably find a lot of bloggers here taking fashion shots because it's a nice, quiet, and pretty street.
Charlotte Street Hotel, Fitzrovia
Off of the famous shopping row, Oxford Street, lies this mint green hotel that is the accommodation to many celebrities (I've seen Keira Knightley here once). It's vivid color and lovely facade makes it a perfect place to capture in the city.
Warren Mews, Fitzrovia
Off the southeast end of Regent's Park, is a famous mews that is known for the pretty pink bike that is always parked out front (there's sometimes a green bike too). It's definitely worth it to stop by if you're in the area.
Wild at Heart, Notting Hill
Who doesn't love neon signs and flowers? In Notting Hill, there's a very tiny florist shop called "Wild at Heart," which has this phrase in the window, surrounded by flowers.
Columbia Road Flower Market, Bethnal Green
On Saturdays from 8 am to 3 pm, a gorgeous flower market pops up on Columbia Road in East London. It gets crowded very quickly, but to walk amongst all the flowers, adorable shop fronts, street musician and joy is a perfect Saturday activity.
Broad Court, Covent Garden
This is one of the few places in London that you'll find this many red telephone boxes in a row. Right around the corner from the Royal Opera House, this quiet street has a great spot for a big pop of red.
Chance Street, Shoreditch
This colorful wall in Shoreditch is a hotspot for photoshoots. Near Brick Lane, this mural is a great backdrop for an outfit of the day post or selfie. Don't forget to explore the streets around it as well, as there's amazing art on many walls nearby.
4 Princelet Street, Spitalfields
If you needed any more pink in your life, then this door is serious house goals. This vintage home has long been the location of film and photoshoots. On the inside is an untouched Victorian space, and the outside is a crumbling facade that evokes vintage memories. It's my favorite door in London by far.
Colville Mews, Notting Hill
For those who love the Union Jack, there's an entire wall painted with the flag down this mews in Notting Hill. So if you're feeling super patriotic, it's a fun place to find while wandering around the lovely streets of this neighborhood.
sketch is a restaurant that is considered the most Instagrammable place in London. I enjoyed afternoon tea there and was in heaven with all the pink perfection. You also have to check out the bathroom while you're there as well. It's a pricey place, but completely worth it.
Biscuiteers, Notting Hill
This is probably one of the cutest bakery-cafes in London. It's hard to get a shot of this place without a car or people in front of it, but if you can get it alone, you're quite lucky.
The thing to know about London is that there is something beautiful, unique and interesting around every corner, and every place you come across is Instagrammable in its own way. To help you find these spots, here is a map so you can see the wide range of places to find in my favorite city in the world. Do it for the 'gram.