bannerbanner Beside the River Burn - Burnham Overy Staithe - Group Photography Walk

Location: Burnham Overy Staithe, North Norfolk

Event Type: Guided group walk for beginner and hobbyist photographers. A social event that provides an opportunity for photography practice alongside other friendly/creative people. Guided by local photographer Jon Clifton www.joncliftonphotography.com

Date and start time: To be confirmed

Meeting Place: Burnham Overy Boathouse - East Harbour Way/The Quay - situated off the A149 - PE31 8FF

Details: After meeting and a brief introduction outside the boathouse, we'll explore the Staithe a little and photograph the boats at low tide. After this, we'll walk the Norfolk Coast path (beside the river Burn) to the dunes of beautiful Burnham Overy Beach, one of my favourite beach locations in the county. After spending some time on the beach (photographing sea grass, shells, dunes and Norfolk's famous big skies), we'll head back along the same route, to our original start point. During our walk, you'll be free to shoot in your own creative style. I'll be on hand to offer advice on composition, observation, camera settings and to answer any questions you may have.

The walk is aimed at beginner and hobbyist photographers but is open to everyone who loves the outdoors and the Norfolk coast. This walk is fairly lengthy over a mixture of terrain, there is a sharp incline when we get to the dunes.

Any camera type is fine (smartphones included) - please don't worry if you're new to photography, walks aren't a competition and everyone is made to feel equally welcome. Group walks aren't intended to be in depth/technical tuition sessions but more of an opportunity for like minded folk to get together to practice taking photographs. If you have any concerns or questions before booking your place, please just drop me an email.

Car Parking: Yes - Free of charge - either in designated bays further up from the boathouse or along the A149 coast road

Accessible via Public Transport: Yes - No.36 Coastliner - from King's Lynn or Fakenham - please check timetables or email for assistance

Tide Info: The tide will be low for the duration of our walk.

Toilet Facilities: Nearest facilities are in Burnham Market or in the Hero pub as mentioned below. As there are no facilities on the route, please ensure you are comfortable before the walk commences. 

Refreshments/Cafe: The Hero pub in Burnham Overy, Deepdale Cafe in Burnham Deepdale and various cafes/pub in Burnham Market

Weather: Photography walks are dependant on the weather. If there's a forecast of rain or any type of weather warning, the walk will be postponed with a view to rescheduling. If rescheduling is not possible, the walk will be cancelled. 48 hours notice will be provided by email with information on postponement/cancellation. Full terms and conditions can be found via the link below. If the walk is cancelled for any reason (including but not limited to poor weather), a full refund will be provided. 

Emergency Contact: Attendees are required to provide contact details and emergency contact details before the start of each event. This information will only be used if required. This information will be securely stored and disposed of within 21 days of the walk ending. Names and phone numbers will not be used for any other purpose. This information is required for your own safety.

An email will be sent with a weather update and to request contact information approx. 72 hours before the walk takes place.

Booking price: £17.50

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