Swanage Pier - Teal Effect.

Swanage is an seaside town, that had its tourist heyday in the Victorian era. The town is on the Purbeck coast of East Dorset, and has a working historic Railway which runs for most of the year – full details of the timetable is on their website SwanageRailway.co.uk The old trains and station equipment being a worthwile attraction for photographers, especially those interested in trains. Swanage is close to Durleston


Slimbridge is a Wildlife & WetLands Trust in Gloucestershire. The reserve is extensive and features several hides overlooking both the Trusts captive birds and out of the reserve to local wild birds. Slimbridge is just of the M5 between Bristol and Gloucester, and is open all year bar Christmas Day. Tickets to the reserve can be bought in advance online ( and at the time of writing this saves 10%

Christchurch Priory from Stanpit Marshes

Mudeford Bay is accessible from three main points and offers the photographer access to an unspoilt natural harbour, which offers opportunities to photograph wild birds ( especially sea birds in the winter months), water sports & landscape shots of the bay, Mudeford Quay and Hengistbury Head. The two main places to park up and walk near the bay are at Hengistbury Head Car Park, and also at Mudeford Quay (