Here's 9 places to get THAT cherry blossom photo
No surprises here - Kew Gardens is probably your best bet for cherry blossom because of the number of trees. Their Japanese varieties include Mume, Kanzan, Tai Haku and Hatazakura, which means white as well as pink blooms.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE -
There’s a whole avenue of trees to walk through by Ranger’s House in Greenwich Park, so when they’re in bloom you get a full canopy of cherry blossom for your ‘gram. ?: sequinsandcherryblossoms
Greenwich Park, London SE10 8XJ, United Kingdom -
Your best bet for blossoms in Kensington Gardens are by Lancaster Gate and the Albert Memorial - the latter is where the Japanese Society Conversation Group has had cherry blossom viewing parties so it must be a good spot! ?: urbanheartlondon
Kensington Gardens, London W2 2UH, United Kingdom -
It’s worth walking all the way up to Ally Pally as you’ve got about thirty trees to choose from, not to mention a pretty bangin’ view of the city too. ?: franpickering
Alexandra Palace, London N22, UK -
Notting Hill is another great hood to head to for cherry blossoms. Again you won’t find a load of trees grouped together but if you angle it right, you’ll get pink flowers framing those pretty pastel coloured houses. ?: chicplasir
Notting Hill, London, United Kingdom -
Notting Hill Gate
St James's Park may not have great clusters of cherry blossoms but the individual trees it does have are picture perfect, especially the ones by the lake and by Storey’s Gate in front of the Treasury. ?: sequinsandcherryblossoms
Saint James's Park Lake, London SW1A 2BJ, United Kingdom -
Westminster St James's Park
A perfect pink cherry blossom in front of a London landmark, it doesn’t get much better than that.
St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD -
You’ll find the odd cherry blossom tree around the streets of Primrose Hill but if you head by St Mark’s Church you’ll get the bonus of a beaut building for your backdrop. ?: whatalicedidnext
Saint Mark's Square Prince Albert Rd, London NW1 7TN -
There are blossoms scattered all over Regent’s Park so you won’t have any trouble getting a good snap, but Avenue Gardens and Chester Road (which was restored to its full glory after a sponsorship campaign) are the best spots.
The Regent's Park, Chester Rd, London NW1 4NR, United Kingdom -