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Goths and castles: the North York Moors weekender

Get away for the weekend to photograph moody landscapes, industrial seascapes and moody goths - yes, goths! On this weekender we'll shoot Scarborough Castle at sunset, photograph the rugged coastline from Scarborough to Staithes and head to Whitby to experience the world famous Goth festival. 

From street portraits, to pubs in the picturesque seaside town of Robin Hood's Bay, to shooting Falling Foss waterfall, this weekender has everything!

Itinerary includes:

On Friday we’ll arrive check into our hotel, then we’ll explore the picturesque town of Scarborough. shooting the coastal promenade, through the old town to the castle.

On Saturday we’ll take in the amazing coastline. There are towering cliffs and rocky shores, steep wooded valleys (or 'wykes)', and sheltered bays and sandy beaches. To make the most of this we’ll walk one of the trails along the cliff of the Cleveland Way from the heritage town of Staithes to Kettleness. Then we’ll head to Whitby to experience the world famous Goth festival: capturing street photos around the Whitby Spa Pavilion, West Cliff, and the 199 steps to Whitby Abbey.

On Sunday we’ll head through Sneaton Forest to the Falling Foss- a beautiful waterfall. Then to the expanse of Robin Hood's Bay, before checking out the Old Coastguard Station and having lunch in Smuggler's Inn.


For the best accommodation we recommend the Crescent Hotel Scarborough ( However there are also cheaper B&B options available. Please contact us if you would like some help booking a room.

What’s included:

- Planned itinerary
- Road transfers in Yorkshire
- One experienced photography tutor and guide
- All handouts and feedback sessions
- All tuition and photography excursions

We are recommending the following trains:

22 April: Depart Kings Cross 10:00am | Arrive Scarborough 13:08am

24 April: Depart Scarborough 16.32pm | Arrive Kings Cross 19.47pm

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5 – 6 May 2024 –  £299   £150 Jack In The Green Weekender, Hastings

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11 – 12 May 2024 –  £399   £299 Suffolk Sketching Weekender

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1 June 2024 –  £120   £75 Isle of Wight Rib shoot

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