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Top places to photograph in Somerset in 2024

These are the very best Somerset Instagram spots, curated by the PhotoHound team. If you've got limited time here, these are the must-see locations to shoot while you're in Somerset!

Kilve Beach

Kilve is a very popular spot for photographers and local people alike. The coastline is very varied with small sandy sections, layers of slate, pebbles, mud banks and patterned rocks. The area is also full of fossils and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
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Burnham on Sea Shipwreck

The Norwegian barque, SS Nornen, ran aground here in 1897. This shipwreck is revealed during low tide. The immediate area surrounding the shipwreck is soft mud before changing into sand higher up on the beach.
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Burnham on Sea Lighthouse

This is a wooden “box” lighthouse only accessible during low / receding tide. There are sand dunes with tall grasses nearby to the location as well.
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Cheddar Gorge (top)

This is one of the highest parts of the gorge and offers some of the most photogenic views of it.
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Exmoor Punchbowl

Punchbowl is the nickname given to this deep “bowl” shaped valley. It is surrounded by the rolling hills of Exmoor.
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Quantock Hills Woodlands

This woodland is part of Great Woods on Quantock Hills. It mainly consists of evergreen pine trees as well as deciduous trees. Bracken also covers the forest floor during spring.
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Wrington Bluebell Wood

These woodlands are part of Wrington Hill, and this specific spot is one of the few locations in Somerset where bluebells grow on a flat, clear woodland floor.
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View from Glastonbury Tor

Glastonbury Tor is a hill with St Michael’s Tower on top. It is a popular spot for viewing & photographing the Somerset Levels, especially on a misty morning.
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We hope you enjoy photographing these great Somerset Instagram locations. We love seeing your images of the most Instagrammable places in Somerset, so make sure to share your images on PhotoHound and tag us on Instagram @photohound and hashtag #photohound for a chance to be featured.

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