Some of our favourite Instagram accounts

Instagram is one of our favourite places to keep track of what’s going on in Deal. We follow some great accounts who fill our feed with local inspiration and top content. A lot of our blog posts are often inspired by something we’ve seen on Instagram, from food to new local spots popping up. This week we thought we’d share a selection of our favourite accounts with you. Here are ten of our top accounts to follow to get your Deal fix.


Rosie Foodie

Rosie is a food writer and cook, who also presents for Saturday Kitchen. You can expect recipes, images of food styling and lifestyle posts on her feed, as well as the occasional Deal shot when she’s back in town. Rosie’s food shots are a treat for your feed, while her recipes will give you inspiration for your own cooking.

Follow for: Perfect food styling inspiration



Little Deal Cottage

The Little Deal Cottage is a Holiday home in Deal, they feature some of the great events going on in deal, perfect for keeping you in the loop if you're away from town and missing a big event. The posts are bright fresh images of all the classic Deal sights, and the family’s life in the town. Life at Little Deal Cottage looks idyllic. You can view their holiday home website here.

Follow for: Snapshots of life in Deal



Tea & Biscuits

Laura is a blogger who has amassed quiet a large following, for good reason. She’s has cool photos of Deal and has two cute kids who often feature on her posts. Seasonal flat lays and meal planning ideas are some of what you can expect, as well as regular updates on stories, where she recently did a tour of her lovely home.

Follow for: The relatable chats on stories and inviting insight to family life



The Post Room

A combination of food images, mainly the delicious homemade treats served at the cafe, and shots of Deal looking pretty. The post room is next to Deal train station, serving commuters coffee and treats each morning.

Follow for: Tempting pictures of baked goods



Alex Barkley Smith

Among pictures of local beaches and Deal shots, Alex’s feed is filled with excursions around Kent and lots of pictures of his pet dogs. We've been following his work for a while now and even managed to get a few of his prints of Deal to sell on our online store.

Follow for: Experimental shots of deal




As much as we are fans of food and pictures of Deal seafront, we thought we should post something a little different given that we live in the Garden of England. Dan's feed is full of beautiful shots of birds, insects and all kinds of wildlife, taken in and around Deal.

Follow for: A look at what’s lurking in the wild



Gavin Hardy

Gavin is a professional photographer, posting pictures from his life, and travel as well as different take on the town. Gavin can even make a gloomy day in Deal look good. If you’re interested in his work, Gavin is also an amazing wedding photographer and has some great shots on his main account.

Follow for: Slick photography of Deal and beyond



Little Gulls

Rachel has plenty of pictures of outdoor adventures, days at the beach and in the woods with her baby. Not surprising really, considering Rachel is an early years practitioner specialising in outdoor learning. She’ll be opening beach school in Deal during the spring.

Follow for: A dose of fresh air



365 Days of Deal

Snapshots of hidden corners of the town, you never knew existed. They’ll be posting a new picture every day of the year. A tall order, but with all the inspiration in Deal they’ll be sure to make it happen. Although were only in January their profile is already filling up with some great images.

Follow for: A daily dose of Deal



Pretty Kent Coast

Curating images posted on Instagram from all around the kent coast. Everything is thought through and has a certain aesthetic. They always find great images to post and give a lot of recognition to local people. We’re featured on their spotlight stories this saturday.

Follow for: Discovering new places in the local area


Congratulations, you made it through our longest blog yet!

It was extremely hard for us to narrow it down to ten, if you want a more comprehensive list then check out the almost 300 businesses and individuals in Deal we follow on Instagram. We also check #discoverdeal on Instagram and twitter so if you want to show us what your up to, then use that hashtag or tag us, we'll be able to see you. We’ve also set up a Discover Deal Facebook community page for sharing everything Deal related, so if you want to join the conversation or just keep in the loop you can join in here.

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