Michael Cartwright Photography

Snowdonia and Anglesey 4 Day Trip To North Wales - FULLY BOOKED


Join us for 4 days of photography adventure in north Wales, a landscape of dramatic mountains rising from deep valleys and a rugged coastline where historic castles, pretty lighthouses and unspoilt villages lay in wait. Our time will be spent shooting around Wales' most beautful national park, Snowdonia, and the Isle of Anglesy. 

Travel from Teesside included!

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31st Oct - 03rd Nov, 2021

£495.00 / £95.00 Deposit

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Staying at The Royal Victoria Hotel at the foot of Mount Snowdon, we will enjoy the perfect base from which to explore this beautiful region. Breakfast is included. 

Over 4 days, we aim to shoot a wide range of photography hotspots including mountain ranges, lighthouses, the coastline and castles.  Myself, Scott Bonner and Joe Fletcher will all be on hand to assist throughout your journey, offering ideas, tips and guidance as well as setting photographic challenges along the way. This promises to be be an epic autumnal adventure into one of the UK's most stunning landscapes.  

Your travel from home (Teesside area) and back is included, so you don't need to worry about getting to Wales. Travel in the local area is also included. 


Travel - Provided in our comfortable mini bus or a colleagues 7 seat Land Rover Discovery 4x4 

Pick Up Time/Location - Approx 7am from your home (to be confirmed closer to the time)

Traveling Time - Approx 4 hours with break

Basic Itinerary - Arrive mid day Sunday, shoot Sunday evening, full day shoots Monday and Tuesday, sunrise shoot Wednesday before return home.

Max Number Of Attendees - 9 (Group of 12 including Michael, Scott and Joe) 


Full kit recommended. Lenses to cover ranges 18mm to 200mm. Filters and tripods required to make the most out of potential opportunities.

Remote release cable, walking boots and outdoor clothing. 


We will largely stay at a low level, shooting mountains from viewpoints below. Time will be spent on rocky coasts. With 3 tutors, we are able to split the group if required, you don't need to be super fit to enjoy this trip. 


Total cost of £495 includes three nights hotel accommodation with breakfast, travel to and from Teesside, all local travel in Wales, photography training.

Does NOT include drinks, snacks, evening meals, entrance fees to heritage sites, insurance, use of camera equipment. 

Deposit to book £95

Balance of £400 due by 20th October 2021. 


Should your trip be canceled due to coronavirus, a full refund or replacement date will be given. 


I have just returned from a trip to the Arctic Circle arranged by Michael. The best I can say is that this was a trip of a life time! The tour was friendly with lots of laughs. Michael, Scott & Joe passed on their knowledge freely. Nobody was left out, there was something for everyone to do and along with the photo opportunities we had great fun on snowmobiles at midnight on a frozen river going from Finland to Sweden, a dog sled ride through a frozen forest , reindeer sled ride and so much more.
Would I recommend Michael Cartwright Photography?? Hell yes!! A trip I will never forget & many new friends made.

Mike Cook

Over the last 18 months I have been on a number of courses, workshops and photography holidays with Michael Cartwright and his team Scott Bonner and Joe Fletcher. Over that time my photography skills have really improved with their generous and friendly help and support. I have learned so much and met some great people along the way. The latest holiday in Arctic Finland / Sweden has been the icing on the cake. Well organised from start to finish with a range of activities and challenges. It was the most wonderful experience and I have some photographs that I really like. Huge thank you to the team and I can wholly recommend Michael Cartwright Photography!

Gill Davidson

Michael has a unique ability to take complicated subject matter and deliver it in a simple, passionate and infectious manner. He has taken me on a journey with his workshops from ‘extreme novice’ that was absolutely clueless to a confident enthusiast. I will be eternally grateful for all of Michael’s efforts in going the extra mile throughout my learning journey. He is a credit to his profession and he sets the standards for the rest of his industry to follow. Oh, and he is a thoroughly likeable chap too!

Stephen Smith

Great weekend away and I’m really pleased with my photographs! Thanks for a fantastic workshop, everything was first class, including the hotel, the food and the weather! I really enjoyed learning about different ways to compose my photos for a more professional feel. The workshop was well planned and was extremely informative and interesting. The fact that Michael kept a close eye on everybody's progress was an extra bonus. Thanks Michael

Uma Mannan

Both myself and my husband have been friends of Michael's for many years now during which time we have been on numerous photography trips with him! 

We have thoroughly enjoyed every single trip from the Lake District, Paris, Budapest but my absolute favourite was the trip to Finland, we may not have been lucky enough to see the Northern Lights but what a fantastic adventure it turned out to be!! Each trip has been made extra special with the fabulous group of people that we have had the pleasure of making friends with, aside from that there is of course the excellent opportunity to take some amazing photographs of simply stunning scenery and architecture. The trips are always well organised and thoroughly thought through from beginning to end, as well as coming away with some truly amazing photos you will for sure meet some lovely people and make fantastic memories......

Jayne Stephenson

I  attended my first camera course as a complete beginner, I didn’t even know how to turn the camera on! The initial course was perfect for me, very well explained throughout and left me wanting to know more. Michael and the team are brilliant teachers, they are all very patient and we have a lot of laughs along the way. Since learning how to use my camera I have progressed on to landscape workshops and now class myself as being very confident with my kit. I’ve joined Michael on many occassions and would definitely recommend these workshops! 

John Conlin