Landscape Photography Various locations

Two photographers outdoors
The Mawddach estuary near Dolgellau
The Needles off the Isle of Wight
Whitby abbey at dawn
Cottage in Selworthy village

Photography holidays

From £439 - 4 to 7 nights

For all UK holidays:

Your holiday itinerary is broadly as follows:

Arrival day (Mondays in 2015): You can check in to your room from 2.30pm onwards. Please join us for afternoon tea at 5pm. All guests are invited – we’ll introduce your leader and welcome you to your holiday.

Arrival day (Fridays in 2015): You can check in to your room from 2.30pm onwards. Tea and coffee are available throughout the afternoon in the lounge. We invite everyone to our drinks reception at 6.30pm. This is the first occasion when everyone meets together – an opportunity to meet your leader and fellow guests, and find out more about your holiday.

Other days:

9.30am-5.30pm - Photography activities

Departure day: depart after a leisurely breakfast

European holidays will have individual itineraries but still broadly follow the UK programme set out above.

For information on equipment to bring with you on your holiday please click here

Itinerary for: 

Selworthy, 25 September 2015, with Derek Forss  

Whitby, 9 October 2015, with Geoff Perry

Freshwater Bay, 9 October 2015, with Derek Forss 

 San Quirico d'Orcia, 11 October 2015, with Graham Light

Brecon, 12 October 2015, with Neil McCoubrey

You might also like to read about our Festive Landscape Photography holiday

Selworthy, Friday 25 September 2015, with Derek Forss

Day 2:  Today we drive to Minehead Station where we take a train to Crowcombe, set deep in the beautiful Quantock hills. AfterwarQuantock Hillsds we drive to the picturesque village of Bishops Lydyeard before returning to Holnicote house.

Day 3: Our first port of call today is Dunster, and the Castle and  Watermill. We then turn inland towards Exmoor and Timberscombe. Afterwards we wend our way back to Selworthy; time and weather permitting, our route takes us across lovely Exmoor via Wimbleball Lake and Sticklepath.

Day 4:  A free day to relax and explore. Your leader David will be available in Holnicote House to chat if you wish.

Porlock Weir cottagesDay 5: Our visit today is to Porlock  and then it's on to Porlock Weir for lunch. Weather permitting, we continue to Lynmouth before returning to Holnicote House.

Day 6: Today many a photo opportunity beckons at Watchet and East Quantockshead, together with the chance to explore a smugglers inn at lunchtime.

Day 7: After breakfast we visit Combe Martin and the tallest cliff in the UK. As always at the mercy of weather off the Atlantic, we may move on towards Parracombe and the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway.

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Whitby, Friday 9 October 2015, with Geoff Perry

Whitby's impressive abbey ruins atop a green hillWe are spoilt for choice at iconic Whitby with the pretty bustling town, its impressive piers and harbour and its fascinatingFishing village of Staithes Abbey.  Everywhere we turn offers us a wonderful photo opportunity. During our holiday, we also travel a little further afield to places such as the pretty neighbouring fishing village of Staithes; we may capture images of the magnificent sweep of the bay at Sandsend or the rugged beauty of Saltwick Bay or charming Runswick Bay with its red roofed cottages; the priory ruins at Rosedale Abbey, set in the North York Moors National Park could be our focus, or the old iron ore mine workings that remind us of its sooty, noisy industrial past.  Back at Larpool Hall, we can spend some time processing our images using specialist software. Return to top



Freshwater Bay, Friday 9 October 2015, with Derek Forss

Day 2: This morning is devoted to some basic technical tuition designed to achieve the best results from your chosen camera, followed by a Freshwater and flowersphotoshoot in the neighbourhood. After dinner we review our progress.

Day 3: After breakfast we take a photo-tour of the island. Highlights include Alum Bay, Newtown, Newport Quay, Godshill, and Shanklin Old Village. After dinner we enjoy a Photographic talk from Derek.

Day 4: Free day to relax and enjoy the facilities at Freshwater Bay House or explore the loca area independently.

ventnor gardenDay 5: Today we drive to Bonchurch, via the Military Road. After visiting the 11th century church, we descend to the sea front and walk to Ventnor and continue on to Steephill Cove and Ventnor Botanic Garden for a session on floral photography. On-location advice about composition will also be a feature of our day.

Day 6: This morning we drive across the island to Culver Cliff stopping at Brading Down for the view. We take the coastal path to Bembridge, visiting its windmill on our return journey, followed by Brighstone for tea. After dinner a review of our progress.

Day 7: Finally a few hidden delights that may have escaped the notice of even the experienced visitor. They include Shalfleet Quay, Gatcombe, Appludurcombe House and for the energetic, St Catherine’s Oratory. It is hoped that in the evening the group will present an informal exhibition of their work

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San Quirico d'Orcia, Sunday 11 October 2015, with Graham Light

Day 2: After breakfast we travel to San Giovanni d’Asso, Pienza and Montepulciano where we will be afforded many opportunites to practice our photography skillsStreet in Montepulciano

Day 3: Today we drive to explore the small villages and surrounding hillsides of Spedaletto, Monticchiello and La Foce observing the landscape and interpreting our ideas into images.

Day 4: This is a fSienaree day for you to relax at the hotel or to explore further afield independently.

Day 5: After breakfast we travel to Siena on a sightseeing tour that also enables us to explore architectural photography, street photography and to look for detail.

Day 6: Today we stay in San Quirico and walk around the town and the local countryside, exploring further opportunities to practice our photography skills and capture some great images. Cypress trees and poppies in Tuscany

Day 7: After breakfast we drive to Montalcino, on to the Abbey, Abbazia di Sant'Antimo and explore this abbey and its surrounds. Then we go on to Bagni Vignoni via Castiglione d’Orcia.

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Brecon, Monday 12 October 2015, with Neil McCoubrey

Brecon BeaconsDay 2: This morning we drive to Mynydd Illtud Brecon Beacons Visitor centre, where we can examine strong foreground / background harmony, foreground interest and lead-in lines. In the afternoon we will return via the Pontsticil and Talybont Reservoirs and, in the evening, we enjoy a tutorial session.

Day 3: After breakfast we visit Llangorse Lake, with plenty of photo opportunity stops to capture the lovely mountain scenery.  After lunch in Brecon town, we focus on Jacobean townscapes and detail before returning to Nythfa house to view our individual efforts so far. This evening we have an informal review and photography tutorial session.

Day 4: Today's theme is water. We will travel to Ponts-Nedd-Fechan where to photograph the waterfalls and river, a great opportunity to experiment with long and short exposures. This evening we can enjoy a show and tell of our work, admiring individual improvement and sharing successes. 

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