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art walk

Arty Footsteps, walk, explore, draw!

art walk

Arty Footsteps, walk, explore, draw!

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English
art walk

Arty Footsteps, walk, explore, draw!

art walk

Arty Footsteps, walk, explore, draw!

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Join your guide Patrick and wildlife artist Jane to discover the artist in you on our Arty Footsteps Experience in the village of Ingram in the Breamish Valley, Northumberland National Park. You can get creative on this guided walk; we supply the guide and while we are walking, you can create your own memories by drawing what you see and experience along the way. You may be a skilled artist or perhaps you are seeking some inspiration or encouragement to develop your drawing skills, this is the place to do it. The Experience begins in the village of Ingram, which lies in the Breamish Valley in the National Park. Our base for the day is Ingram Village Hall, but we will be exploring the beautiful valley, discovering some of its astonishing prehistoric features and taking the time to stand, stare and draw as we explore the Valley and the gentle rolling landscape through which the River Breamish flows. Jane Harbottle is an experienced and skilful wildlife artist and Jane is there to support, advise and help you get the most from your time with us in the Breamish Valley. In addition, we provide a picnic lunch made up from local ingredients and you will receive a selection of art materials to keep and take away with you on completion. Arty Footsteps is part of a family of Experiences across nine English National Parks and one of only nine experiences in Northumberland.

Your host

Learn more about Patrick

Patrick

I founded Footsteps in Northumberland in 2011 after qualifying as a walking guide and since then, I have led hundreds of guided walks for hundreds of visitors along the Northumberland Coast, in the National Park, beside the Scottish Coast and along the England/Scotland Border. In 2018, I was invited to join the English National Park Experience Collection and I dreamed up the idea of combining a guided walk with art in the National Park and Arty Footsteps was born. I now find myself offering a unique experience to visitors and I am very pleased to be part of this extraordinary collection. With my knowledge of the landscape, its flora and fauna and the history of the area then I offer you the visitor, a remarkable insight through a combination of walking and art, into this delightful corner of Northumberland National Park.

What's included

Food
A picnic lunch created with locally sourced ingredients and delivered by the Ingram Valley Café, a delightful establishment a…
Equipment
A unique tote bag containing, a sketchpad, graphite and watercolour pencils, pencil sharpener and an eraser. All of which are…

Where you'll be

The Breamish Valley in Northumberland National Park The River Breamish, a tumbling busy river flowing through the valley Brough Law, a well-preserved Iron Age Hill Fort with commanding views from its hill top position We follow a Hill Fort Trail in the Breamish Valley and walk through some beautiful open countryside Ingram Church, founded in the 11th Century Ingram Village Hall, our base for your Arty Footsteps Experience

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

What to bring

Suitable walking shoes or walking boots

More tips

The Experience is designed to take place outdoors, however, the weather is part of the experience and we do offer it every Monday, 52-weeks of the year. We do have access to Ingram Village Hall for the whole session, which is where we can take shelter if needed. Please dress for the weather.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Patrick
Arty Footsteps, walk, explore, draw!
New experience
$286/person
New experience
$286/person