7 Best Instagrammable Spots In The Lake District

The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots In The Lake District

The Lake District is 912 square miles of some of the prettiest and most scenic countryside in the UK. With its range of mountain climbing for all levels, wonderful trekking and abundance of gorgeous lakes, it is the perfect place to escape the madness of some of the big cities.

As it’s such a beautiful place, we wanted to discover the 7 best places to get an Instagram shot for that perfect travel photo. Get the camera out for these photogenic places…

Lake District Instagram Spots

1. Wasdale Head

A gorgeous little hamlet that claims to be the home to the of the highest mountain, deepest lake and the smallest church. Ample opportunities to get some amazing shots of the Lake District for Instagram.


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2. Surprise View

A lovely hike that rewards you with some of the very best views in the entire country. You’ll find plenty of headspace, peace and quiet when up here too.


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3. Aira Force Waterfall

Protected by the National Trust, there’s a moderately tough walk to get up to the waterfall but it will suit most ages and levels of fitness. You’ll get great picture when you do get to the top, so it’s worth it.


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4. Side Pike, Langdale

Side Pike is one of the great hikes not just in the Lake District but indeed anywhere in the UK. Follow the paths or walls and find some of the most breathtaking photo opportunities imaginable.


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5. Keswick Boat Landings

Capture these unique boats before they set out on the lakes, or when they return. An  iconic photo. For an even better shot head out on a boat and get a photo from the lakes themselves.


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6. Ashness Bridge

A perfectly constructed stone bridge that offers fantastic views from Borrowdale towards Skiddaw. The perfect escape from busy motorways and streets nearby.


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7. Buttermere

The lake and the local village share the same name and this is perhaps one of the best places of all to spend time in the Lake District. The entire area home to some amazing hikes.


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If you are spending time in England you might want to check out the most Instagrammable spots in Manchester, London, Brighton or even the Cotswolds.

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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