The Easter Bank Holiday weekend offers the perfect opportunity to head out on the road and visit somewhere new. With so many picturesque places across the UK, we’re truly spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a day trip destination or location for a long weekend.
Whether you’re exploring on your own or planning an adventure with the family, make sure you have your camera to hand this Easter, as wherever you visit you’re sure to find lots to take fantastic photos of. With that in mind, we thought we’d share some of the best places to capture stunning snaps of our lovely landscapes – illustrated by some of the brilliant entries from CEWE’s Our World is Beautiful photo competition.
Snowdonia National Park, Wales
Want to feel like a hiking hero this Easter? Why not conquer Snowdon – the highest mountain in Wales. Your landscape photography skills will come into their own in this beautiful region.
Pyg Track – Gavin Drake
The Malvern Hills
Explore the magnificent Malvern Hills which divide Herefordshire and Worcestershire, and which are often described as a mountain range in miniature.
Peace in the Sky – Amy Thompson
Discover the diverse Yorkshire Dales. After exploring on foot or on two wheels, reward yourself with a sampling tour at a local brewery.
The Road to Nowhere – Gina Anderson
Take in the fresh sea air in Perranporth, which has three miles of golden sand to enjoy and photograph – as well as fantastic surfing for the more adventurous.
Coastal Walks – Hannah Birchall
Isle of Barra
Escape to the Outer Hebrides for peace and quiet on breathtaking Barra. Perfect for really getting away from it all.
Dream Island – Cav Dacey
Tick the highest mountain in the British Isles off your list with an Easter climb up Ben Nevis. The photos you take from the summit will make the aching legs well worth it!
View from the Ben – Stuart Murray
The Lake District
Enjoy endless skies, rugged mountains and lovely lakes in Britain’s largest National Park. The perfect destination for everything from camping to climbing.
Ullock Pike – Adrian Morgan
Visit this must-see monument for a glimpse into Britain’s ancient past. The surrounding landscape provides a dramatic backdrop for photographs.
Hadrian’s Wall – Adrian Morgan
Isle of Skye
Surrounded by stunning scenery on Skye, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take your camera for a spin. Just make sure you’re prepared for the changeable weather!
Winter Sunrise at Trotternish Ridge – Andy Dines
Wherever you find yourself over the long weekend, don’t forget to snap lots of lovely photos of your Easter adventures. And remember, when you return home from your travels with a phone or camera packed full of pictures, you could be in with a chance of winning the holiday of a lifetime when you enter Our World is Beautiful! Give the link below a click to submit your photographs to our competition, or to view a gallery of the latest entries.