Taster Break by the banks of Loch Lomond

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Our 5 day specially designed taster breaks are the right balance of variety and a window into a new hobby!

Enjoy photography and painting, all within the gorgeous setting of Loch Lomond which is guaranteed to lift your spirits. You’ll be staying in a Scandinavian-inspired house on a sprawling estate by the banks of the loch and enjoying the best food and drink Scotland has to offer.

Painting and Photography Taster (4-8 July 2022)

You’ll learn all about composition, perspective and camera techniques. Whether you’ve got a digital camera or you’d just like to know how to make the most of your phone, our tutor will inspire you to capture the wonders of this stunning location.

The rugged mountains and rolling hills surrounding Loch Lomond look like something straight out of a painting – so why not learn how to turn those dramatic with our Tutor guiding you as you develop your landscape painting skills.


Ardoch painting sign
mark photo Loch lomond
Outdoor bar at Loch Lomond
Photography at Loch Lomond
Pilates at Loch Lomond


Your Accommodation on the banks of Loch Lomond

You’ll stay in an exclusive Estate which has a subtle blend of the modern and the traditional not to mention the best views of Loch Lomond in the area. With lots of indoor and outdoor space and breathtaking views of the Loch, this is the perfect destination for our taster break. The rooms are all ensuite and uniquely designed for comfort and views of the loch.

Ardoch house view
Ardoch house outside space
Ardoch House bedroom
Dining room at Loch Lomond

Your holiday price of £1,499 includes:

  • 4 nights stay in an exclusive estate in Loch Lomond
  • Painting and Photography lessons with your tutor
  • Enjoy delicious food, courtesy of our chef, and your favourite wines in the company of your fellow guests
  • Boat trip on Loch Lomond
  • Private transport throughout stay
  • Group airport / train transfers

Dates and Availabilty

6 Apr - 10 Apr£1499Sold Out
4 Jul - 8 Jul£1499Only 2 Rooms Left Request More Info »

Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Fàilte gu Loch Lomond! You will arrive at your stunning loch side Estate where you can settle in, meet your host and chef and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea with welcome drinks. You then have time to explore the estate and the stunning surrounding acres of land. Join your fellow guests for pre dinner drinks and a traditional Scottish dinner.

Day 2

After breakfast, You will start your painting lesson with your tutor and focus on the amazing surroundings. Lunch will be at the estate. After lunch our driver will pick you up for and we will head to the shores of Loch Lomond for a special cruise. Dinner will be at the estate with your fellow guests.

Day 3

After breakfast, you will start your photography lesson with a project set by your tutor and Lunch will be at the estate and then in the afternoon you will have a review of the photography techniques with your pre-dinner drinks. Dinner will be prepared by your chef at the estate.

Day 4

After breakfast, you’ll enjoy a walk to local gardens for some sketching and then its back to the estate for lunch.
In the afternoon, you will prepare for a mini painting/photo exhibition with your tutor and then you will enjoy a Scottish-style farewell dinner. Slàinte

Day 5

After breakfast, you have time for one last wander round the grounds of the Estate and any last minute packing before our drivers come to collect you and take you back to Glasgow Airport or Glasgow Central station. Haste ye back!

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