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Top 10 most photo-worthy spots in London

By UCL Faculty of Arts & Humanities, on 13 August 2021

London is full of fantastic sights no matter where you go. If a trip to London is in the cards for you this summer, you might be interested in a few ideas below.

1. Tower Bridge – This striking bridge is often confused with London Bridge. Hot tip, for best photos of Tower Bridge, stand on London Bridge!

2. British Library – The home of the Magna Carta, The British Library are sharing the most awe-inspiring items in their collection. Free to attend, but tickets must be booked beforehand.

3. Natural History Museum – Free to visit, but bookings must be made beforehand. Don’t forget to look up when you enter – a 25-metre blue whale skeleton is suspended in the air above!

4. Sky Garden – London’s highest public garden! Get the best free views of London from above. Free to enter, bookings must be made in advance.

5. Notting Hill – Did you visit London if you don’t have a photo of the pastel-coloured houses? Make sure you take a stroll down Portobello Road Market – Saturday is the busiest day.

6. St Pancras International – Located a stone’s throw from the British Library and UCL. You might recognise the train station as the exterior of King’s Cross Station in Harry Potter!

7. Grant Museum – Jar of Moles. Does that pique your interest? How about Quagga Skeleton, or Dodo Bones? The Grant Museum of Zoology has something for everyone to explore. Free to visit but tickets must be booked.

8. Greenwich Park – This beautiful park is the home to the Prime Meridian Line – separating east from west.

9. Olympic Park – Get into Olympic fever in East London and take a stroll around the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic venues.

10. Woburn Walk – Walk too quickly and you might just miss it! Woburn Walk is a quaint street that looks like it came right out of the Georgian era! This beautiful pocket has been used as a filming location for many films, most recently Cruella.

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