Malham Photo Walks

Regular price £35.00
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2024 dates:

Sunday, 16th June: 6.30am-1.30pm ** Wildlife Photography Special  (5 Max)  **   £70

Saturday, 22nd June: 6.30pm-10pm ** Golden Hours Photo Walk ** £35 

Sunday, 14th July: 9am-1.30pm ** Summer Photo Walk ** £35

Can't make the dates? Why not book yourself a Private Tour tailored for you with flat-rate fees from just £135 ((bring friends & family for FREE))!

Improve Your Photography in one of England's Most Famous Landscapes

From J W Turner to Harry Potter, this landscape has inspired and been immortalised by creatives over hundreds, if not thousands of years! 

Every photo walk here offers something for everyone. Breathtaking views, vibrant and diverse nature. 12,000 year old limestone pavements and 100 metre high waterfalls, not to mention the peregrines that regularly breed here. You simply won't find this much inspiration in such a small area anywhere else!

Wildlife Photography Masterclass @ Malham

Skill Level: Beginner to Pro - Camera with manual settings and telephoto lens (and/or Macro) advantageous
Duration: 7 hours (2 short walks of 2.5 miles) approx
LocationsMalham, Malham Cove & Malham Tarn Skipton BD23 4DA
Terrain: Rocky paths, potentially muddy with steep hills & steps

Learn to master wildlife photography in one of the most stunning locations with a rich and diverse range of wildlife. Under the guidance of professional, award winning photographer (British Wildlife Photography Awards category winner), Rich will share his best tips for getting the best from a habitat he's explored for around 10 years!

Learn how to sensitively and responsibly capture creatively striking photos of exciting wildlife. A practical mix of fieldcraft, technical and creative approaches designed to help you achieve better results not only on the day but in the future too.

A very small group of people (5 max) ensures personalised and attentive tuition.

The timing of the workshop is primed for when Malham's wildlife is at its most active. Redstarts, flycatchers (spotted & pied), green woodpecker and wheatear (to name just a few!) will be busy raising their young. 

As if that wasn't enough swifts, swallows, house martins, dippers, kingfisher and curlew are all very active in the area and there's always a chance of a barn owl or little owl making an appearance. Orchids, specialist wildflowers help nourish a rich abundance of insect life and butterflies too. Put simply, it's a wildlife extravaganza full of great photo opportunities!

Golden Hours Photo Walk @ Malham

Skill Level: All experience levels & camera types (inc. phones) welcome
Duration: 3.5 hours (3 miles) approx
Location: Malham, Skipton BD23 4DA
Terrain: Rocky paths, potentially muddy with steep hills & steps

When the sun starts to dip in the sky, the unthinkable happens. The stunning views around Malham become even more special and photogenic! 

Join me for a relaxed wander around this breathtaking location at a spectacular time of day, learning the skills you need to make the most of your photography in the unique evening light.

We will explore the landscape and watch out for the wildlife that call this place their home under the beautiful, vibrant colours of the golden hours sky. 

I will be on hand to help you understand how to use your camera and create shots to be proud of whilst walking around this Yorkshire gem.  

Please note that the terrain on this walk can be steep, rocky and slippery in places. If you have any queries on the accessibility of the route please get in touch.

Sunrise at Malham Cove

Skill Level: All experience levels & camera types (inc. phones) welcome
Duration: 2.5 hours (2-3 miles) approx
Location: Malham, Skipton BD23 4DA
Terrain: Rocky paths, potentially muddy with steep hills & steps

What's better than a photo walk at Malham Cove? Photographing the sun coming up over Malham Cove!

By November catching a sunrise isn't quite as painful as it was earlier in the year. The low-hanging sun creates warm, dramatic light on the impressive limestone pavement.

At this time of year, the surroundings are particularly stunning, rich colours and ancient contours are revealed under the early golden light. There's also always the chance of catching some snowcapped peaks in the distance.

Explore this incredible landscape under the guidance of professional and award winning outdoor photographer Rich Bunce Walking Photographer as he shares practical and individual advice in this small group photo walk. All camera types and experience levels are welcome.

Please note that the terrain on this walk can be steep, rocky and slippery in places. If you have any queries on the accessibility of the route please get in touch.

Summer Photo Walk @ Malham

Skill Level: All experience levels & camera types (inc. phones) welcome
Duration: 4.5 hours (4.5 miles) approx
Location: Malham, Skipton BD23 4DA
Terrain: Rocky paths, potentially muddy with steep hills & steps

This practical photo walk explores practical ways to improve your photography and is led by professional award-winning photographer Rich Bunce. So whether you have a mobile phone or a big DSLR you'll be walking away with some new ideas and inspiration for taking better photos. 

With a small group, rich will share general advice and tips that helps everyone, while taking time to help individuals with more specific advice and guidance. 

This walk takes in the iconic Janet's Foss, Gordale Scar and Limestone pavement above the Cove. 

Fancy trying some slow moving waterfall shots? You can now hire DSLRs, Tripods and neutral density filter which are essential for creating those silky smooth water photos. Get in touch for more details  

Malham Autumn Photo Walk

Janet's Foss, Malham

Skill Level: All experience levels & camera types (inc. phones) welcome
Duration: 4 hours (4.5 miles) approx
Location: Malham, Skipton BD23 4DA
Terrain: Rocky paths, potentially muddy with steep hills & steps

Timed with the arrival of rich colours and burgeoning waterfalls, this breathtaking photo walk explores practical ways to improve your photography in a spellbinding environment. Led by professional, award-winning photographer Rich Bunce, you'll not only walk away with some stunning photos but with the knowledge to continue taking better photos.

With a small group, Rich will share general advice and tips that helps everyone, while taking time to help individuals with more specific advice and guidance. 

This walk takes in the iconic Janet's Foss, Gordale Scar and Limestone pavement above the Cove. 

Fancy trying some slow moving waterfall shots? You can now hire DSLRs, Tripods and neutral density filter which are essential for creating those silky smooth water photos. Get in touch for more details  

Your Photography Guide... 

Rich Bunce is a professional photographer with over 10 years of commercial experience. In that time he has worked with a variety of clients on a broad range of assignments from small publishers to large corporates like Coke Cola and M&S.

Rich became obsessed with photography from the age of around 6 when he received his first 110 film camera that was delivered from the Avon Catalogue.

Since then he went on to complete a National Diploma, Higher National Diploma and BA (hons) in Photography. He has also been honoured with a variety of nominations for several prestigious photography awards including Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Awards, International Garden Photographer of the Year and category winner in the British Wildlife Photography Awards. 

Find out more in the about page


Can I bring children?

From an early age, photography has played such a key role in my life. As part of my desire to champion photography to young people I offer free places for under 16s when accompanied by a paying adult

What if the weather forecast is bad?

You may be surprised just how many bad forecasts result in beautiful days - it happens a lot!

Walking Photography will always try and proceed with a planned photo walk. If extreme weather conditions or severe accessibility issues arise, then the walk date will rearranged for a convenient date. 

What if the weather is bad? 

It is surprisingly rare to have an event that is completely marred by the weather. With a deep to commitment to offering fun and enjoyable photo walks and workshops, if the event is judged to have been ruined by the weather participants will be given a 50% discount voucher off a future Photo Walk workshop up to the same value. 

Can I bring my camera phone or tablet?

Yes! We welcome camera phone and tablet walkers on most photo walks. There are some events like Get a Grip Course and the Night Photo Walks where you require manual functions on your camera. Such events are clearly noted in the descriptions.

What is the accessibility like? 

Accessibility varies widely from event to event. Please get in touch with any accessibility questions.

Walking Photography also offers Private Leisure Tours at a fixed rate that can be tailored to address any accessibility needs.