20 Things to Instagram While in London

London is an Instagrammer’s dream. With pops of bright red all over the city and unique little finds everywhere you go, there’s so many things to Instagram while visiting London. When you’re in town and have your iPhone or camera in hand, challenge yourself to capture everything on this list of 20 things to Instagram in London.


When you're in London, these are the 20 things that you should definitely photograph and upload to Instagram. 20 Instagram-worthy things in London.


Scattered around London are these cute little mews. They can catch you by surprise …

A photo posted by Jess Dante (@jess_inlondon) on

1. The Mews

Cute, quaint little alleyways and streets that are hidden around the city. Le sigh…


Talk about curb appeal 🌈 found in Notting Hill, London. A photo posted by Jess Dante (@jess_inlondon) on

2. Colorful houses in Notting Hill

They almost don’t seem real. Wander around near Portobello Road and you’ll be sure to spot some.


Just keep climbing, you’ll get there in the end

A photo posted by Beverley (@packyourpassport) on

3. Street art in Shoreditch

Everywhere. And it’s ever changing, so you may be the first to Instagram a brand new piece of artwork…


Such a pretty ‘royal’ afternoon tea with @jessonthames and @londonkiwiemma at Kensington Palace A photo posted by Jacintha Verdegaal (@urbanpixxels) on

4. Afternoon tea

Because it’s just TOO DAMN PRETTY.


5. The skyline from Waterloo Bridge

The Eye, Big Ben, Westminster Bridge… what else do you need?


6. A row of red telephone boxes

Because #iconic, and one’s just not enough!


7. Big Ben and Parliament from Westminster Bridge



8. The symmetrical trees in Green Park

Greenery that’s symmetric. Not to be taken for granted in London…


9. An underground station

This is best at night or early in the morning, when it’s not so crowded.


10. Columbia Flower Market

All the pretty flowers. Enough said.


A photo posted by @gillianallan8 on

11. Press for Champagne button at Bob Bob Ricard

So…. luxe….


12. The View from the Shard

Because you better get a damn good Instagram if you’re paying £25 for this…


13. Pimms, al fresco

The drink of choice for the English when the sun’s out for five minutes, if you don’t hold it up and take a photo, did you even really drink it?


Piccadilly piccadilly. #piccadillycircus #london #streetlife #2015 #thisislondon A photo posted by Türkan (@tersninja_) on

14. Piccadilly Circus

Hide the tourists, point your camera up to capture all of the pretty and less of the madness.


Hats on caps on hats… and the men who purchase them. #thisislondon A photo posted by Jess Dante (@jess_inlondon) on

15. Quirky English shops

‘Nuff said.


16. Coffee Art

Cool beans.


17. Standing on Tower Bridge



One of the most instagrammable spots in Londontown.

A photo posted by Jess Dante | Love and London (@jess_inlondon) on

18. St. Paul’s Cathedral from Millennium Bridge

They line up so perfectly.


19. The ceiling at the British Museum

Looks cool, and proof that you’re cultured.


20. A red bus

You can’t go to London and not Instagram a red bus!

Watch these videos next for more London tips:

What to Pack When Visiting London

5 “Less Touristy” Areas to Visit in London

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    • September 2, 2015 / 2:11 pm

      I would expect nothing less 😉 thank Jessi!

  1. September 2, 2015 / 9:40 am

    Great post! I love your creative take on it. Thanks for featuring me, too!

    • September 2, 2015 / 2:11 pm

      Thanks Julie. I was definitely trying to do something a bit different. You’re most certainly welcome!

  2. September 2, 2015 / 2:48 pm

    It’s great to see London through other people’s eyes! Another very Instagrammable spot is the view of London from the top of Greenwich Park, I never get tired of it!

    • September 3, 2015 / 10:31 am

      Awesome addition Shing, thanks for adding it 🙂

    • September 7, 2015 / 10:55 pm

      YAYYY. Have you gotten most of these Char?

    • September 7, 2015 / 10:54 pm

      Glad you like it Tess. Have you Instagrammed a lot of these spots?

  3. Selina
    September 10, 2015 / 10:58 pm

    tiny bit of topic… but how did you edit those pictures? they look great!

    • September 15, 2015 / 1:05 pm

      I go through quite a process to edit my Instagram photos… I’m thinking of doing a video tutorial, what do you think?

  4. September 11, 2015 / 7:49 am

    Great list! Which reminds, me I need to stop by that cute hat shop.

    • September 15, 2015 / 1:05 pm

      Thank you! Yes dooooo it and tag me in the photo so I can see 😉

  5. September 22, 2015 / 8:49 pm

    Love this, I’ve done a fair few of these but yet to manage them all.

    • September 22, 2015 / 9:55 pm

      So glad you like it Jodie 🙂 I’ll keep an eye out to see if you manage to finish the list!

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