Castles and Coast

Sketching outdoors in the sunshine!  Find inspiration in the colours and shapes of the wild Northumberland coast.  Out and about, sketching and painting en plein air,... Read more

From £825 per person sharing (including VAT)
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Date
14 Jun - 18 Jun 2021


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Location(s)
Northumberland
UK


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Tour content
Coastal views and castles


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Tutor(s)
Karen Pearson

Feel the sea breeze in your hair and listen to the crash of waves as you sketch dramatic ruins, castles, picturesque villages and puffins! 

Sketching outdoors in the sunshine!  Find inspiration in the colours and shapes of the wild Northumberland coast.  Out and about, sketching and painting en plein air, we spend time on Holy Island and at Lindisfarne Priory, Bamburgh Castle, and the delightful coastal village of Alnmouth.

There is also the exciting option of a boat trip to the Farne Islands, a sanctuary for seabirds and seals. June is the height of the puffin breeding season, so there will be plenty of opportunities to paint these endearing and unforgettable birds too.

Art Safari tutor Karen Pearson leads this short art break with demonstrations, exercises and one to-one tuition time. She encourages you to fill your sketchbooks with sweeping brush strokes, vast skies, watery reflections and colourful fishing boats.

Suitable for artists of all abilities, join Karen for days filled with creativity and inspiration.

Our base for this Art Safari is in the stylish self-catering accommodation on the Middleton Hall country estate, where there’s plenty of space for living and painting, as well as flexibility for eating.  We are surrounded by beautiful grounds with mature woodland, calming lakes, a Victorian walled garden, and wonderful countryside.

TUITION ONLY places available, please ask us for details.

Itinerary

Day 1Arrive at Middleton Hall, approx 3pm
Day 2Holy Island
Day 3Bamburgh
Day 4Dunstanburgh and Inner Farne
Day 5 Alnmouth; departure approx 1 pm
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TOUR COST:

From £825 per person sharing (including vat)

Single supplement £295pp

(Two twin rooms available)

TRAVEL:

The joining point for this tour is Middleton Hall country estate, NE70 7LF.

OUR PRICES INCLUDE:

Accommodation with breakfast, all art tuition and excursions as detailed on the itinerary.

OUR PRICES EXCLUDE:

Transport to/from Middleton, lunches and suppers, drinks, art materials and personal expenses.

We would ask you to come in your own car to help us maintain social distancing in travelling to painting venues.

Enquire now on 01394 382235 or info@artsafari.co.uk

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