England's Big Picture: 12 - 18 December

Each day we feature a photograph sent in from across England.

Find out how you can submit your images and videos below.

To celebrate the festive season, we are welcoming photographs inspired by the 12 Days of Christmas song.

Image copyright Andrew Biggs
Image caption Andrew Biggs took this photo in the River Exe valley near Cove in Devon. Andrew says: "As the sunset approached the bull and heifers made a nice foreground to the beautiful sky and hills"
Image copyright Brian Whitehead
Image caption This photograph of Christmas lights in the Marina at the Royal Harbour in Ramsgate, Kent was taken by Brian Whitehead
Image copyright Michiko Smith
Image caption Michiko Smith took this photograph on Monday at Walton Colliery Nature Park in Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Image copyright Kris Field (@kris.field)
Image caption Kris Field took this photograph of a surfer at sunset at Fistral Beach in Newquay, Cornwall
Image copyright Judith Marcham
Image caption Judith Marcham took this photograph of the Grand Union Canal at Foxton Locks, Leicestershire. Judith says it shows "a perfect mirror image reflecting the tranquillity of the canal"
Image copyright Paul Godier (@glassarfemptee)
Image caption This photograph was taken by Paul Godier at The Square in Bournemouth, Dorset. Paul says: "[The] town centre is in full festive swing"
Image copyright Mel Chennell
Image caption Mel Chennell took this photograph at Stone Bay, Broadstairs in Kent

How to submit a picture

If you have a picture you'd like to share, email us at england@bbc.co.uk, post it on Facebook or tweet it to @BBCEngland. You can also find us on Instagram - use #englandsbigpicture to share an image there. You can also see 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.

Terms and conditions

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

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 collecting any kind of media.