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where to photograph in the home counties

it’s okay to have serious location envy, but don’t forget there are plenty of places to get out and explore at home. here are my top five places to take a walk with your camera in Herts, Beds & Bucks.

off the beaten track

there’s nothing I’d rather do than escape into the great outdoors; beautiful places are simply more beautiful when there’s fewer people to share them with. here are some ideas for your own bit of peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle…

A Long Weekend On The Isle Of Wight

This Island might be little but there's more than enough to do for days on end. In easy reach of the mainland and only a few hours from London, popping over for a long weekend is a great idea. Jump on the ferry or take the train from Waterloo - but you'll have to be...

Ayot St Lawrence

One of my absolute favourite places to visit in spring, never mind visiting open gardens to see sprawling carpets of snowdrops, just come here! Nestled out of the way down tiny, winding single track country lanes, Ayot St Lawrence sits in the countryside between...

Ivinghoe Beacon

The Chiltern Hills connects Bedfordshire to Oxfordshire, and it’s easy to see why this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has been inspiring us for centuries. I have so many memories of visiting the Beacon throughout my life. In my little part of the world there’s not...

towns & cities

sometimes though, I just really crave a good mocha. the UK boasts diverse towns and cities, from quintessentially British to vibrant and multicultural, you’ll find it all. be sure to say hi if you’re passing my home city of St Albans!

astounding architecture


full of history


no matter what the British weather throws at you, there’s plenty of places to get lost for the day and something for everyone

Bletchley Park

History buffs and inquisitive minds alike will marvel at the stories that lie behind the walls of Bletchley Park. Set in a stunning Victorian estate, the huts and blocks behind the gates held the secret to much of Britain’s success in World War Two, and now they’re...

Kew Gardens: A Photographer’s Paradise

If you think green spaces are hard to come by in the big city, you'd be very wrong. Tucked away in South-West London is one of the most incredible green spaces you could ever want, steeped in history and richly diverse in plant life. Kew Gardens has been attracting...

Tate Modern

A good place to start for those wanting to soak up some culture in London is the Tate Modern. A hub of diversity in art and design, if you find yourself walking these corridors, you know it will be an afternoon well spent. With permanent exhibitions that update every...

some of my favourite places