Instagrammable cities

Get out there this summer and explore Great Britain! Discover our most Instagrammable locations and attractions up and down the East Coast Mainline, perfect for a day out or a full-on summer staycation. 

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London

Sky Garden
Towering over the city of London, not only will you experience panoramic city views (for free!), but the garden itself is pretty spectacular.

Colourful houses of Notting Hill
Grab a coffee and head to Notting Hill where you’ll find rows upon rows of the famous pastel houses. Hugh Grant sightings not guaranteed.

Neals Yard
Nestled in an alley in Covent Garden, Neals Yard is one of London’s best kept secrets. Think bright buildings, independent retailers, and endless content opportunities.

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Edinburgh

Arthur's Seat
We promise the steep, out of breath climb up Arthur's Seat is well worth the sweeping views of Edinburgh you’ll be rewarded with. Tick off over half your 10K step goal in just under 2 hours.

Royal Botanic Garden
Green is what? GOOD! Visit the idyllic Royal Botanic Gardens to see the flowers in full summer bloom.

Victoria Street
You’ve probably seen this location clogging up your Instagram feed but it’s for good reason. The colourful Victoria Street located in Edinburgh’s Old Town is the perfect photo spot.

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York

The Shambles
Rumoured to be the inspiration for Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley, this cobbled street is undoubtably one of the prettiest (and most photographed) in the North!

York Minster
York Minster is awing from every angle. Check it out up close, from the historic City Walls or from the top of Sora rooftop bar whilst sipping a cocktail, we won’t judge.

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Leeds

Issho
Speaking of cocktails, this contemporary Japanese rooftop restaurant is one not to miss.

Roundhay Park
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre and head to Roundhay Park, with it’s beautiful gardens lakes and Mansion building.

Corn Exchange
Good for shopping but also good for the ‘Gram. Make sure you look up whilst in the Victorian, Grade I listed building, so you don’t miss its stunning roof.

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Newcastle

The Quayside
This scenic stretch of river is perfect for a stroll and a spot of lunch, dotted with seven bridges and an array of eateries and bars.

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