A small island with a lot to offer, Britain is rich with multilayered history, as diverse as it is eccentric, and a land where every place has a compelling story to tell.
While Britain is the name of the island, it actually consists of three countries, England, Scotland, and Wales that combine with Northern Ireland to make up the United Kingdom.
This magnificent island is just 874 miles from top to bottom, and packs in an incredibly diverse landscape across 15 national parks featuring mountains, glens, loughs, lakes, woodlands, moors and infinite adventure along the coast. Whether you're climbing Scottish peaks, hiking in the woodlands of Snowdonia or rambling over chalk white cliffs, Britain is a never-ending feast for the eyes.
01 Explore Scotland
With some of the largest wilderness areas in Western Europe, Scotland offers everything an adventurous photographer could want. In the northern highlands you will find some of the most beautiful mountains in Britain for landscape photography, complete with magical castles and lochs for capturing dramatic shots. For wildlife enthusiasts Scotland is a playground to explore and find golden eagles, wild stags, otters, seals and wales.
On the isles you will find unique rock formations that make you feel like you are walking in the realm of the fairies. You will also find some of the worlds best whisky distilleries to help you warm up after long days adventuring through the fantasy landscapes of Caledonia.
Top Photo Spots in Scotland
Eilean Donan Castle
ISLE OF SKYE
Old Man of Storr
ISLE OF ISLAY
ISLE OF STAFFA
Old Man of Hoy
02 Explore Wales
Wales is a country that has a rich local culture and history steeped in the mythology of Arthur, Merlin, and legendary gods like Bran the blessed. Wales offers an abundance of opportunities for photographers as its scenery can change drastically within a few miles ranging from the most stunning mountains, beaches, valleys, rivers, lakes and woodlands that Britain can offer. A highlight is Snowdonia national park where you will find the ancient oaks, magical waterfalls, and majestic mountains associated with the Welsh legends.
Top Photo Spots in Wales
BETWS Y COED
Llyn Y Fan Fach
Dragons Back Ridge
Pen Y Fan
Carrag Cennen Castle
03 Explore Northern England
One of the world's most scenic landscapes and a major tourist destination, the North of England is home to a wealth of natural beauty. The north offers many different types of scenery for visitors, from huge cities such as Liverpool and Manchester to small villages nestled in valleys or coastal towns. The North’s coastline includes some spectacular national parks, including the Lake District and Peak District which are a must for photographers. The rural landscape of the North is punctuated by towns and villages that often have their own distinct character. Here you will find wild moors, pretty riverside walks and plenty of pubs where you can enjoy a pint and warm dinner after a day out on the land.
Top Photo Spots in Northern England
04 Explore Southern England
Southern England is a place where history is living in the present, with imposing castles, stately homes and medieval cathedrals routinely dotted across the landscape. Every place in England has a story to tell, and it's easy to find the inspiration behind JRR Tolkiens shire, JK Rowlings Hogwarts, and George RR Martins Westeros across the south of the country.
This part of the country is home to some of the most iconic scenes in Britain: the cliffs of Dover, Blenheim Palace, Stonehenge, Cotswolds Hills, Canterbury Cathedral and Warwick Castle to name a few. All of this combined makes the south of England a wonderful place for the photographer. It offers so many different and incredible landscapes, coastlines and views.
Top Photo Spots in Southern England
ST MARGARETS BAY
Cliffs of Dover
DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK
Saint Michaels Mount
Valley of the Rocks