Day-by-day plans for Nigel’s Scillies photography tour
Dates: 7-10 May 2021
Here is the Isles of Scillty photography tour itinerary:
7 May: Arrive in the Scillies and check into hotel. Afternoon photography on St Mary’s, starting at about 3pm, until sunset.
8 May: Morning boat to Tresco, followed by photography at Tresco’s Pentle Bay and Abbey Garden. Afternoon move from Tresco to Bryher to visit Hell Bay.
9 May: Morning tour around Western Rocks to photograph seals, seabirds and the rocks. Afternoon to the island of to St Martin’s to photograph its farms and beaches.
10 May: Sunrise photography on St Mary’s, then to St Agnes and Gugh to photograph rocky shores. Afternoon departure back to mainland Cornwall.
Please note that because we will be highly subject to the weather and tides, this itinerary is for a rough guidance only, and may well have to be flexible during the tour itself.
Throughout the tour accommodation will be at your chosen hotel in Hugh Town, on St Mary’s, the Scillies’ main island.
Since light pollution levels are very low in the Scillies, we should have some good opportunities for night sky star photography, provided we have clear weather, of course.
Accommodation and travel
Please remember that you will need to arrange both your own travel to and from the Scillies, and accommodation while there.
To find out how to travel to and from the Scillies, and to see our accommodation link return to the Scillies tour main page.
How to book and pay
To make a confirmed booking, please supply us with your name(s) and all contact details, and pay a non-returnable deposit of £50.
Payment is by BACS bank transfer, credit/debit card or cheque only.
Please remember that your booking is not confirmed until the deposit has been received by us.
The remainder of the fee is payable by 28 February 2021.
If you would like to pay in instalments this is fine: please talk to us about this to arrange the instalments and to set up a standing order with your bank.
What is included in the fee:
● Nigel’s guiding and photography tuition skills throughout the tour;
● Inter-island transportation by boat;
● Entry to Abbey Gardens, Tresco.
What is not included in the fee:
● Travel between your home area and St Mary’s;
● Any accommodation whether on the Scillies or on the UK mainland;
● Any meals;
● Any insurance for yourself, your belongings or your camera equipment;
● Any personal purchases, such as alcoholic drinks, snacks other refreshments, souvenirs, gifts, etc.