Wildlife photography for beginners

Gain the confidence to take your camera off 'auto' and learn how to take amazing wildlife photos.

  • Booking essential

Join National Trust wildlife photographer Adrian Holloway at Saddlescombe Farm and learn how to capture natural history moments with your own camera. The course covers ISO, shutter speeds, aperture and different lens types. There will also be a short guided walk on Newtimber Hill to look for inspiration and refreshments in our Learning Barn.


Event ticket prices
  • All £30.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitable for children over the age of 14.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please park in the layby opposite the farm. On entering the farm follow a sign opposite the pond to the Learning Barn.
What to bring and wear
Bring your own camera and outdoor shoes and clothes to cope with whatever the weather has planned!
The walk includes steep slopes and is on unsurfaced paths.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
14 March 2020 10:30 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Saddlescombe Farm and Devil's Dyke events
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Upcoming events

Wildlife photography for beginners

Sat 14 Mar 2020
Gain the confidence to take your camera off 'auto' and learn how to take amazing wildlife photos.

Mothers Day baking at Saddlescombe Farm

Sun 22 Mar 2020
Join us to bake the traditional way in our Clay oven without a thermometer in sight!

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt at Devil's Dyke

Fri 10 Apr 2020
Fun for all the family. Come along to Devil's Dyke anytime between 11am and 3pm to collect your quiz sheet and map. Find the plastic eggs around the Dyke to solve the clues. All participants receive a Cadbury chocolate.

Easter Egg Rolling Competition

Mon 13 Apr 2020
Bring your own hand decorated hard boiled egg and try your luck at this Easter custom - the egg that gets furthest down the Dyke valley wins. We will also judge the Best Decorated Egg.

The Big Walk - Celebrating 125 years of the National Trust

Sun 24 May 2020
Join the big walk from Preston Park, Brighton to Devil’s Dyke. Rangers will bring the landscape alive through poetry, storytelling and wildlife encounters. This event is supported by Brighton and Hove City Council and Brighton and Hove Buses.

Summer half term pizza making

Fri 29 May 2020
Join us to experience making pizzas in a traditional clay oven. Bake directly on the oven floor without using a thermometer!