Secret London: Colourful Doors and Houses

Before moving back to London we went through a stage of “what are we gonna do to have colour in our photos?” As you may know, we very much love a splash of colour in everything we do.

It is a very common mistake to first think of London and its grey skies, however it is not all grey in The Old Smoke.


Surprisingly to many, London has some of the prettiest colourful doors and houses you will find in the whole of the UK. If you love those bright pastel colourful backgrounds in your photos just as much as we do, then you MUST get yourself to some of these places!

In this blog we want to share with you the top spots in London so you can get those Insta famous shots you’ve been wanting! All you will need is your camera, a bit of time and good ol’ trusty Google Maps. May the hunt begin!


The Love House, located in Oakley Street, Chelsea, SW3

Conduit Mews in Paddington, W2 3RE

Sloan Square, London

Coulson Street, Sloan Square, SW3

Portland Road, Holland Park, W11

Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, W11

Chalcot Crescent, Camden Town, NW1 (Primrose Hill)

Chalcot Square, Camden Town, NW1 (Primrose Hill)

Chinatown Gate, London, W1D

So now you know, London will never be the same to you! Get you camera and happy hunting!


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