Lake District Photography Workshop – 3 day Landscape Photography Workshop

£775 per person (various dates) – Buttermere, Wast Water, Ambleside and more

Our short intensive Lake District photography workshop will provide you with in-depth knowledge of how to take stunning landscape photos. There will be shoots covering everything from sunrise to sunsets, ancient stone circles, secret mills and more. You will learn how to use filters effectively and how to compose your image. This is the perfect workshop for anyone wanting to improve their landscape photography.

On this Cotswolds photography workshop, we will start in the beautiful town of Burford before we explore some of the Cotswolds most photogenic locations. From the lavender fields to the iconic scenes of Castle Coombe and Bibury we have it covered.

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Why you should come on our Lake District photography workshop

The Lake District offers some of the best landscape photography locations in the whole of the United Kingdom. With imposing mountains and hills overlooking beautiful still lakes, it provides a perfect scenario for capturing stunning shots.

This is a workshop dedicated to landscape photography and more specifically water. Not only will you experience amazing locations at the best time of the day, but you will get the guidance to improve your photography. There will be many different landscape scenarios, lighting situations, and certainly different weather conditions. All this will provide the various challenges that landscape photography throws at you. You will be guided through each scenario with expert help, advice, and encouragement. You will learn about settings, composition, filters, long exposures and so much more.

Lake District Photography Workshop Itinerary

Day 1 – Keswick => Ashness Bridge => Derwent Water => Castlerigg Stone Circle (B)

After meeting in Keswick (our base) we’ll have a brief introduction before setting off for our first location, the beautiful Ashness Bridge. We’ll be getting out our neutral density filters and practising some slow exposure photography. From there we’ll head to Derwent Water and spend the late afternoon photographing from the shoreline. Our sunset location will be at the ancient Castlerigg Stone Circle.

Day 2 – Buttermere => Borrowdale => Rydal Water => Wast Water

Our long second day starts at tranquil Buttermere Lake. We’ll spend the morning exploring different vantage points including photographing the famous lone tree. Our next stop will at a less-visited mill in Borrowdale. The historic mill sitting in a picturesque setting next to the river and surrounded by green moss is a wonderful photography subject.

In the afternoon we’ll spend some time exploring the area around Rydal Water before ending our day at one of Lake District’s big highlights, Wast Water. A landscape photographer’s paradise the imposing mountains and beautiful lake will provide the perfect end to a long day.

Day 3 – Kelly Hall Tarn => Ambleside => Keswick => End of Tour (B)

Our final day starts with a sunrise shoot at another beautiful location, Kelly Hall Tarn. Time permitting we will then stop at Ambleside on our way back to photograph the boats that sit along the lake. Upon arrival in Keswick, we will have a final discussion and review some images before saying our goodbyes.

Lake District Photography Workshop

Lake District Photography Workshop

What's included on our Lake District Photography Workshop


– Professional photographer

– Photography tuition and learning material

– Accommodation for the duration of the tour

– All tour related ground transport

– Breakfast only during the tour as indicated in the itinerary


– Meals are not included on this workshop (except breakfast as indicated)

– Soft or alcoholic drinks

– Personal purchases such as souvenirs

– Additional activities such as spas or massages

– Personal travel or medical insurance

– Medical expenses

– Gratuities for hotel porters, local guides or driver

– Transport to the Cotswolds for the start of the tour

Lake District Photography Workshop Dates: various dates - BOOK NOW

Prices Quoted

Prices quoted are for double occupancy. You will be paired with someone of the same sex if you do not have a travel partner and request a roommate – if one is not available you will be charged the single supplement.

Single Supplement

An additional fee per person will be charged for the duration of the tour for single supplement. Please contact us for more details.

£250 to reserve your spot. The total cost of this workshop is £775. A balance of £525 will be due 120 days prior to the trip.

NOTE: There must be a minimum of 3 people registered for the tour. Do not book your transport until we inform you that we’ve reached the minimum number of people.

Tailor-Made Tours

If you prefer not to travel with others we can also arrange private photography workshops. These are designed bespoke to your needs. To find out more click here.

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Available Dates:

12th – 14th June 2020 – SOLD OUT

25th – 27th September 2020 – spaces available

6th – 8th November 2020 – spaces available

Or if you cannot attend these dates, add your name to the waiting list for our Lake District photography workshops and we will inform you of any future dates.

Additional Information

Tour Leader: Kav Dadfar / Jordan Banks

Your tour leaders on these workshops will be either Kav Dadfar or Jordan Banks. Kav and Jordan have a combined 40 years experience shooting high-end assignments in both the editorial and commercial sectors and have travelled to over 100 countries. Their work has been used by clients ranging from Microsoft to Qantas and Nat Geo to Lonely Planet and many more.

Group Size

The group size for this photo workshop is a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 8 guests. On average our workshops will have 3 or 4 people on attending.


This photo tour is ideal for beginner, amateur, enthusiast and semi-pro photographers.


Although for most locations there will be some walking involved, these will be short and easy so if you are in good health and fitness level, you will be fine. This tour is NOT recommended for people with mobility issues.


You don’t need expensive or professional equipment for this photo tour. We would recommend DSLR or mirrorless cameras, a range of filters and a tripod for this tour.


Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the schedule, as we are photographing outdoors we will occasionally have to change our plans depending on the weather. This is a big part of being a landscape photographer.


Please check if you require a visa for the United Kingdom. Visa costs are not included in the quoted tour price. To find out about visa requirements please click here.