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Isle of Skye Adventure Photography Workshop

Learn from award-winning photographers in one of the most photogenic locations on earth – Scotland’s ravishing Isle of Skye

Duration

2 nights

Annual Leave

1 day off work

Location

United Kingdom

Starts & Ends

Inverness Airport, Inverness

Average Rating

37 Reviews

Difficulty

Easy

You'll need to be able to walk unaided over mixed terrain for a couple of hours at an easy pace and negotiate rocky shorelines.

Why it's Much Better

Pack your camera and explore some of the world’s most beautiful scenery alongside an award-winning photographer

Test your photo skills on the way to Skye by capturing the iconic landscape of Loch Ness and historic Eilean Donan Castle

Get off the beaten track and explore hidden valleys, desolate plateaus and enchanting coastline - perfect for hiking and photography

Visit famous landmarks like the rocky coastal monolith of Storr, and the Quiraing - formed by a massive, ancient landslip

Never run out of subject matter as you explore a wild landscape of waterfalls, lochs and castles that seems to change texture and colour throughout the day

What's Included

Guides

Award winning photographers

Accommodation

2 nights in a boutique hostel

Meals

Munch on tasty food throughout

Transfers

To and from the airport and everything in between

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Itinerary

Day 1

Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle

Activity

Easy day

Accommodation Type

Boutique hostel

Meals

Dinner on the Isle of Skye

Meet your host in Inverness and head for your iconic first photo stop - Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle. There they’ll assess your skills and tailor the following days to take them to the next level.

Continue on to the main event – the Isle of Skye. Depending on the time of year you might even get to photograph sunset before checking into your comfortable bunkhouse in the north of the island and enjoying dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 2

See the Quiraing and capture the sunset

On your Feet

Approx. 4-5 hours of hiking

Accommodation Type

Boutique hostel

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Wake up early to explore the breath-taking scenery of the Quiraing, a mystical landscape of cliffs and pinnacles backed by the sea, caused by an ancient landslip.

Hike to some of the best viewpoints on the island and spend the rest of the morning relaxing or working on your photography skills.

After lunch, set out on an afternoon hike through the wild terrain of Skye before returning to the bunkhouse for the evening.

Day 3

Storr and Southern Skye

On your Feet

Approx 2–3 hours of hiking

Meals

Delicious breakfast and lunch

Get up for a dawn photo workshop, this time at the iconic rock pinnacles of Storr.

Watch as the morning light slowly changes the colour of the towering cliff faces and then hike back to the hostel for breakfast.

Take a drive through southern Skye, stopping to photograph some lesser-known sights, before finally returning home with a memory card full of incredible photographs and a whole suite of new skills.

Please Note

All our adventures take place in wild places. Things can go wrong in wild places. Your perfectly planned itinerary may change a bit (or a lot) if the weather turns, someone gets hurt, or a volcano erupts. Usually though, changes make it all the better.

Accommodation

Isle of Skye

Accommodation

Hostel

Rooms

Mixed dorm

Meals

All meals

You’ll stay at the Cowshed Boutique Bunkhouse in the town of Uig. The hostel is brand new with excellent facilities, gorgeous sea views and has the best sunset vantage point in town.

Need To Know

Meeting Point

Start

Where

Inverness Airport

When

14:30

Your host will meet you at Inverness airport or can alternatively collect you from the centre of the city. If you’re travelling from London you can also take an overnight train and meet the group at 15:15 in Inverness.

End

Where

Inverness Airport

When

15:30

At the end of your adventure, you will be dropped back at Inverness Train Station or at the airport (INV) around 15:30. Please do not book anything that departs before 15:00 for trains or buses, or 16:30 for flights. Your host can advise on onward travel arrangements.

Kitlist

Bags

  • Backpack for carrying your camera and personal gear

Clothes

  • Plenty of layers to stay warm and dry from dawn to dusk
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Hat, gloves and scarf

Other

  • Camera gear and tripod
  • Head torch

Meet Your Host

Marcus and team

A former UK Photographer of the year, Marcus has more than 15 years experience and is also a lecturer at many of the top photography school around the country. Skye still remains his favourite place to shoot due to its ever-changing landscape - a passion he enjoys passing on to new visitors and students each year.

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