Photo Walk for a Fiver! - The Barn to the Beach - Thornham - Group Photography Walk

Location: Thornham, North West Norfolk

Event type: Guided group photography walk for beginners and hobbyists. A social event that offers attendees the chance to practice photography with direction and guidance from a qualified and experienced photographer.

Date and time: To be confirmed

Meeting Point/Sat Nav Postcode: Thornham village hall car park next to Thornham Deli - PE36 6LX

Details: The village of Thornham is situated 4 miles east of Hunstanton on the A149 coast road. Our meeting point is Thornham Village Hall car park. Our walk will take us from the car park to the (much photographed) coal barn, through saltmarsh (via the coast path), then onto the beautiful beach and dunes of Holme and views towards East Sands and Titchwell.

After a brief introduction, we'll spend some time in the old harbour photographing the barn, boats, moorings and famous Thornham stumps. We'll then set off on our walk along the coast path to the dunes at Holme. When we get to the dunes and beach, we'll practice some seascape/beach photography in and around the dunes. In our two locations (harbour and beach), I'll offer some themes and direction but you'll be free to wander and capture things in your own creative style. I'll be on hand to answer any questions you may have, to take a look at your images and to encourage with every click of the shutter.

The walk is aimed at beginner and hobbyist photographers, 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 and practice taking photographs. If you have any concerns before booking your place, please just drop me an email.

Car Parking: Yes - Pay and Display - 3 hours £4 - Machines accept cash and cards.

Accessible via Public Transport: Yes - The No.36 Coastliner - please check times online before booking

Tide info: The tide will be in but falling during our walk.

Toilet Facilities: Yes at Holme Dunes (NOT at our start point unless you visit Thornham Deli next to the hall)

Refreshments/Cafe: Yes at Holme Dunes Visitor Centre. Various pubs and cafes in Thornham Village - Please feel free to bring your own.

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. 24+ 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. 

Coronavirus Precautions: Groups will be kept to a maximum of 6 people, face coverings are not required as we'll be outside. Sharing of camera equipment is not permitted (I'll be sanitizing my hands throughout the walk so I'm able to look at your images and handle cameras). If you have any cold or flu like symptoms in the days prior to a walk, please let me know and please do not attend, a full refund will be provided.

Emergency Contact: Attendees will be asked to provide contact details for themselves and an emergency contact. This information will be used only for emergency purposes 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. If you'd rather not supply this information, please do not place a booking.

Booking price: £5

There is a minimum requirement of 3 bookings for the walk to go ahead - 0 spaces have been booked, 5 spaces are available

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