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Photography holidays in the UK

Whether you’ve got a passion for photography or just want some great shots for your IG feed, our holiday park locations across the UK are home to some of the most beautiful backdrops and stunning scenery that Britain has to offer.

Photography holidays and photography tourism are all about travelling to a specific location with the aim of capturing subjects or scenes behind the camera. And with so much beauty to capture in Britain, it’s easy to see the appeal of travelling for that perfect shot.

There’s no right or wrong, or rules when it comes to photography, making it the perfect hobby for all ages and interest levels. It’s a great way to add an extra focus to your next UK break and capture some amazing memories along the way. Whether it’s a glowing sunset or a breathtaking peak, you’ll find plenty to catch your eye on a Parkdean Resorts holiday.

UK holiday locations for photography

The UK has a treasure trove of photography hotspots, here’s just a handful of the breathtaking landscapes, monuments and scenery you can capture.


From idyllic beaches with water so blue you’d be forgiven for thinking you’re abroad, Cornwall has an abundance of locations that make you want to whip out your camera and take a shot. Across the North Cornish coastline, you have Bedruthan Steps with clifftop views, rock stacks and pretty pink flowers in the spring. Land’s End is another must-visit destination for photographers, this iconic landmark offers breathtaking views and as the most westerly point of England you can take in sights you won’t see anywhere else in the country!

Sunset at Bedruthan Steps in Cornwall
Bedruthan Steps in Cornwall

If you’re staying at one of our holiday parks in Cornwall, you’ll have access to these wondrous locations and more. With Kynance Cove, Bodmin Moor and St. Michael’s Mount, just to name a few of the region’s geological hotspots in reach, you’ll find a wealth of inspiring landscapes to catch the perfect snap.


Known for the Jurassic Coast, Dorset is home to a host of natural landmarks that you’ll want to capture with your camera lens. From the famous Durdle Door, an ancient limestone sea arch, to Lulworth Cove, formed at the end of the Ice Age - Dorset has an abundance of inspiration for history and photography lovers alike.

Sunset at Swanage Harbour in Dorset
Swanage Harbour in Dorset

When you take a Parkdean Resorts holiday in Dorset, these landscapes are right on your doorstep. Explore all Dorset has to offer today, with camera in hand and capture some shots of Corfe Castle and Old Harry Rocks to memorialise the stunning sights.

Lake District

The Lake District is known as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, making it a must-visit for a UK photography holiday. Capture idyllic lakes, luscious greenery and wildlife in their natural habitat whilst on your holiday in the Lake District.

A misty sunrise overlooking Derwentwater in the Lake District
Derwentwater in the Lake District

From the iconic shores and slopes around Lake Windermere to the drama of Aira Force waterfall on Ullswater, the Lake District arguably packs more breathtaking sights into its borders than anywhere else in England. Here you can practice your best landscape photography, as well as getting up close and personal with the flora, fauna and wildlife - there’s something for every photographer.


Whether it’s the natural landscapes of sandy beaches like Ynyslas, Pembrey and Trecco Bay, or the woodland trails home to the stunning Devil's Bridge Falls, Wales has so much to offer - your camera won’t leave your hands!

Lush greenery in the valley of Devils Bridge Falls in Wales
Valleys surrounding Devil's Falls Bridge in Wales

Lovers of architecture can also admire the many historic castles whilst on holiday in Wales, like Aberystwyth, Kidwelly and Laugharne - where even the most amateur photographers can capture the beauty of these ruins.


With a rich culture and history, Scotland has plenty to offer anyone seeking a UK photography holiday. Those looking to capture natural landscapes can explore the green beauty of Cairngorms National Park in Scotland’s world-famous Highlands. Culbin Forest is a must for atmospheric woodland shots, while Brora Beach offers unspoiled coastal views all the way to the horizon.

A lone wild stag looking over a loch in the Scottish Highlands
Highlands in Scotland

You’ll find plenty of wildlife photography opportunities in the Scottish Highlands, too, with Red Deer, Highland Cows and Golden Eagles living amongst its dramatic landscapes. There’s so much to capture on a holiday in Scotland, making it the perfect photography holiday destination.

While you’re sure to get some brilliant snaps to add to your collection on your next photography holiday, the best takeaway will always be the amazing memories created by seeking out and visiting these remarkable landscapes, landmarks and historic attractions in person.

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