Viewpoint Areas

Our photo location guidebooks cover various areas in the UK and in the near future will venture into Europe and beyond. Each area marked on the map below has featured viewpoints from our guide books. These are some of the best landscape photography spots, both well known and lesser known locations, that you may find useful – whether you are travelling to a new place or exploring deeper into your local area.

However we do not want to restrict ourselves just to our guidebooks and would like you to use this space to share your favourite photography locations and your great photos. You can contribute by adding a viewpoint anywhere in the world and help others find great photographic viewpoints.

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Featured Viewpoints

Blea Tarn

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Blea Tarn nestles in a hanging valley between Great and Little Langdale. It provides a classic viewpoint, dramatically beautiful, where everything comes together. Across the tarn the Langdale Pikes are perfectly framed by the slopes of Pike of Blisco and Side Pike, with beautifully shaped pine trees on the...

Peter’s Stone and Cressbrook Dale

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Peter’s Stone is a distinctive limestone knoll that sits at the head of the narrow limestone valley of Cressbrook Dale. Geologists think this pinnacle slid downhill on a layer of clay from the main formation of limestone millions of years ago. It has a grisly human history. It is...

Watersmeet

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Watersmeet is one of Exmoor National Park’s most well-known beauty spots. An excellent network of footpaths follows two rivers, Hoar Oak Water and the East Lyn, through many miles of steep wooded valleys near the North Devon coast. The two rivers converge at Watersmeet and then meander the remaining...

Parkhouse and Chrome Hills

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A firm favourite with photographers of the Peak District, the beautiful and elegant twin peaks of Chrome (often pronounced 'Kroom') and Parkhouse Hills look lovely at any time of year and can be photographed from almost any direction, such is their appeal. These incongruous hills are the remains of...

Birker Fell and Devoke Water

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The road over Birker Fell climbs to more than 850ft as it crosses one of the most isolated and wild parts of the Lake District. The views are magnificent over the moors, fields and rough knobbly foreground to Sca Fell, Esk Pike, Bowfell and Crinkle Crags. This area enjoys...

Keswick Boat Landings and Friars Crag

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For Lake District photographers, both Keswick boat landings and Friars Crag are two of those iconic must visit places. John Ruskin, the Victorian art critic, social thinker and philanthropist described the view from Friars Crag as one of the 3 most beautiful in Europe. With easy access from the...

Llandudno

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Llandudno is the most beautiful seaside resort on the North Wales coast. Its Victorian promenade, pier and arc of hotels between the Great and Little Orme headlands are elegant and magnificent. It was labelled the Queen of the Welsh resorts back in 1864 just after the resort was designed...

Sturminster Newton

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Sturminster Newton - the ‘capital of the Blackmore Vale’ - is a sleepy town which holds a market on Mondays. This used to have one of the largest cattle markets in England but
it closed in 1998. The larger part of the town, Sturminster, lies to the north of the...