Colwick Country Park Photography Workshop


On the outskirts of Nottingham city, the park is accessible via public transport and is well placed just off one of the region's key cycle routes. Offering a large, diverse area of water, woodland and meadows it provides the perfect backdrop for a variety of wildlife. There are some fantastic opportunities to photograph a rich diverse wildlife including butterflies, dragonflies and a large number of migratory birds including the nationally important population of wildfowl that are present during the winter. Resident birds include grey heron, kingfisher, great crested grebe, tufted ducks and cormorants to name a few. 

Location - Colwick, Nottingham     Season: All Year 

Cost - Group (minimum 2 people)

Half Day: £50.00 (pp) 9am - 12pm

Full Day: £95.00 (pp) 9am - 3pm

Full day 1 - 2 - 1: £120.00 

(Timings can be adjusted to suit your needs)

Whats the plan?

We'll meet by the wardens lodge and go through camera equipment and general practice for the day. There is a multiude of bird species on the park and some great areas to get low angles and interesting shots.

Whats to bring?

Long lens of 300mm, ideally longer but not essenstial.

Beanbag for low angles or Tripod

Walking boots/Waterproofs (neutral colours recommended)

Extra Memory cards & Battries

Flask or packed lunch 

Number of people on workshop: Up to 6 (discounts for groups)


All experience levels welcome and ideal for beginners wanting learn new skills in nature photography from landscape, macro, long lens and using more of the cameras manual mode. The lake has a track but does involve quite a bit of walking.


Wildlife we can encounter          Please read the T & C's


  • Great crested grebe

  • Cormorant

  • Winter waterfowl

  • Grey Heron

  • Woodland birds

Clients Images from this workshop