Have you got itchy feet? Are you longing to escape somewhere new, somewhere you can look out from to see a different view? Love it or hate it Instagram is still one of the top places people look to for inspiration when planning a holiday. While some travel influencers may get bad press from time to time, there’s no end of accounts that really are worth checking out, be they adventurers inspiring you to step out of your comfort zone, photographers who know just the right place to capture the most beautiful sunrises or bloggers who explore the prettiest villages, and know where to find the cutest self-catering cottages or the most luxurious hotels.
If you are dreaming of your next holiday in the UK here are ten wonderful UK based Instagram accounts to fuel your wanderlust.
Top ten UK based travel influencers to follow on Instagram
There’s no better place to start if you are looking for somewhere unique and beautiful to stay in the UK than the Instagram account of Weekend Candy. It’s bursting with the sweet flavours of rural UK. Shepherd huts, holiday cottages, cute log cabins and quirky cafes abound, curated by Claire fro the website, Weekend Candy.
Wales Bucket List
If you are looking for a Welsh adventure then check out this new account featuring beautiful landscape, tumbling waterfalls and striking architectural images from Pip Jones, Wales Bucket List. Visit her blog for more Welsh wanderlust, Wales Bucket List.
Peak District Walks
If you love walking then look no further than Peak District Walks for hilltop hikes to breathtaking vistas and moss-covered stone bridges spanning bubbling streams. Becky’s blog on the same name is bursting with information about the best routes for all levels of hikers. so you can enjoy some of the best scenery the UK has to over.
For more inspiration from the area check out, Peak District Kids.
The Bristol Brood
Showcasing the best of Bristol and the surrounding countryside, The Bristol Brood has us yearning to pack up a hamper for a picnic. Their videos frequently put a smile on our faces too! Check out their website for more Bristol inspiration and beyond, The Bristol Brood.
Great British Bucket List
This bucket List features the whole of Great Britain and comes from two talented and experienced travel bloggers Maca and Chloe. The Great British Bucket List is a new joint venture highlighting the best of British from the seaside to the mountains. Their photography has the wow factor! Discover more on their blog, The Great British Bucketlist.
For the best of East and West Sussex follow Sussex Bloggers as they share the finest food, drink, attractions, scenery and more from across these two south coast counties. Visit their blog to discover more great places to eat and drink, visit and stay.
For more Sussex inspiration check out Sussex Walks.
A Lady in London
For all things London but in particular stunning, quirky or just darn right cute architectural shots check out, A Lady in London, as she Instagrams her way around the capital. Visit her blog to discover the best of London and beyond.
London Dreamings is another London focused account we love, offering a daily dose of London life and an insight n the best places to eat, stay and visit including secret gems only a local would know. Check out their blog London Dreaming to discover more.
For more London inspiration check out Lucy in the Go.
John Murray, Scotland
For stunning sunsets and moody skies, over beautiful Scottish sea, city and landscapes visit the Instagram account of JohnMurryaJnr.
These are just a few of our favourite accounts gramming about the UK. If you are looking for inspiration beyond Blighty the choice of travel-themed accounts out there is even more overwhelming so we suggest you start with these travel Instagram influencers and then explore popular travel hashtags both generic and destination-specific to discover more.