Your pictures from around England

Each day we feature an interesting photograph shared with us from across England.

Find out how to submit your images below. For inspiration, view some top tips from three of England’s Big Picture photographers.

Derwent Reservoir reflected in water Image copyright Mechelle Aremia
Image caption This photograph was taken by Mechelle Aremia at Derwent Reservoir in Derbyshire
A wave crashing on a beach Image copyright Karen Clark
Image caption This photograph was taken by Karen Clark at Saltdean Beach in Brighton, East Sussex
Two people jumping over a puddle of water Image copyright Carolyn Farthing
Image caption Carolyn Farthing took this photograph at Haweswater Reservoir in Lake District, Cumbria
Ha'Penny Pier at sunset Image copyright Anna Bearup
Image caption Anna Bearup took this photograph of Ha’Penny Pier in Harwich, Essex
St Mary's Lighthouse reflected in water Image copyright Tracey Laing
Image caption Tracey Laing took this photograph on St Mary’s Island near Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear
Frogs and frog spawn Image copyright Rachel McAloon
Image caption This photograph was taken by Rachel McAloon in her garden pond in Bishop Auckland, County Durham
The Antony Gormley sculpture on Folkestone Harbour Arm in Kent Image copyright Susan Pilcher
Image caption Susan Pilcher took this photograph of the Antony Gormley sculpture on Folkestone Harbour Arm in Kent

How to submit a picture

Email us at, post it on Facebook or tweet it to @BBCEngland. You can also find us on Instagram – use #BBCEngland and #englandsbigpicture to share an image there. There is a recent archive of pictures on our England’s Big Picture board on Pinterest.

When emailing pictures, please make sure you include the following information:

  • The full name of the person who took the pictures (as this person owns the copyright);
  • Confirmation that the copyright holder gives permission for the BBC to use their pictures across all its outputs;
  • The location, date and time that the pictures were taken;
  • Your telephone number so we can get back to you if we have any further questions;
  • Any other details about the pictures that may be useful for us to know.

Please note that whilst we welcome all your pictures, we are more likely to use those which have been taken in the past week.

The Takeover

If you run a photography group and would like to host an England’s Big Picture gallery Takeover, please email your details to

Elsewhere in the UK?

Email your photographs to our colleagues in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Terms and conditions

If you submit a picture, you do so in accordance with the BBC’s Terms and Conditions and the BBC’s privacy policy.

In contributing to England’s Big Picture you agree to grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to publish and otherwise use the material in any way that we want, and in any media worldwide.

It’s important to note, however, that you still own the copyright to everything you contribute to England’s Big Picture, and that if your image is accepted, we will publish your name alongside.

The BBC cannot guarantee that all pictures will be used and we reserve the right to edit your comments.

At no time should you endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or infringe any laws while collecting any kind of media.


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