9 Instagrammable spots students should visit in London


This year, London was named as the most Instagrammed city in the world.

So to help its students make the most of living in England's photogenic capital, we’ve listed 9 must-visit spots to get that perfect shot.




1) Neal’s Yard

Neal's Yard

Image source: William Peregoy 


Brighten up your feed with snaps of this hidden, colourful courtyard, before visiting one of the independent shops, salons or restaurants tucked inside.

You can find Neal’s Yard between Shorts Gardens and Monmouth Street.


2) Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill

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This pastel-hued street in Notting Hill has featured in several films including Bridget Jones’ Diary and Paddington.

Pick a colour and strike a pose next to the house of your dreams.

(Primrose Hill is a 27-minute tube journey from our premium student accommodation, Liberty Plaza.)


3) Covent Garden

Covent Garden

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Covent Garden’s market building is centuries old and still as busy and bustling as it ever was.

For the best picture, visit at Christmas when Apple Market is covered in fairy lights with festive hangings from the ceiling.

(Covent Garden is a 20-minute tube journey from Liberty Court.) 


4) Netil 360

Netil 360

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Situated in Hackney, Netil 360 is a rooftop bar offering panoramic views of London’s skyline.

The perfect spot for a drink with friends in the summer - and a photo to capture the memories of course.

(Netil 360 is a 30-minute bus ride from Liberty Hall.) 


5) Barbican Conservatory

Barbican conservatory

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The Barbican is a performing arts centre in London’s City district, and home to a conservatory with over 2,000 species of plants.

Make this magical indoor rain forest your next photo shoot location.

(The Barbican conservatory is a 13-minute bus ride from Liberty House, St John Street.) 


6) God’s Own Junkyard

god's own junkyard

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Every inch of this famous warehouse and café is covered in vintage neon signs.

Feast your eyes and fill your camera roll with pictures of God’s Own Junkyard in Walthamstow, north London.


7) Columbia Road Flower Market

colombia road

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Every Sunday, Colombia Road fills with foliage and flowers, along with hundreds of shoppers looking for a bargain.

Once you’ve taken the perfect picture, dip into one of the independent craft shops, cafes or bakeries lining the street.


8) Shoreditch street art




Shoreditch is arguably East London’s coolest neighbourhood, decorated with vibrant and varied street art.

Splashed across walls in every corner, enjoy a long stroll around the area to find your favourite.

(The centre of Shoreditch is a 15-minute walk from Liberty Plaza.) 


9) Pophams bakery


Image source: Issy Croker/Pophams Bakery 


London Popham’s bakery in Islington serves the best-looking pastries around.

Make your followers jealous with a snap of these sweet works of art and a perfectly brewed coffee. 

(Popham’s bakery is a 15-minute walk from Liberty House – Sebastian Street.) 


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