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Robert Harry Robert Harry from South Wales wrote on February 14, 2020:
Arrived on Wednesday 12 Feb 2020 , stayed the night work on the Thursday Morning to be greeted with a down fall of snow , Paul picked me up from the Hotel strait from the start I new that paul was a passionate photographer, arrived at the hides from the start to the finish Paul went the extra mile to make sure that I arrived back to wales with outstanding photos , every one who has looked at the images are very envious, canโ€™t wish for a better guide , canโ€™t wait to revisit in July , if you have always wanted to photograph red squirrels this is the place will not get better any were in the UK

Again thanks Paul , see you in July
Ps the Guinness is on me

Rob
David David from Chadderton wrote on February 10, 2020:
Just had an amazing two days with Paul photographing
Snow buntings ,mountain hares and crested tits.
Paul goes the extra mile to make sure you get the shots of these.
Nothing is too much trouble. For him .
The guest house he uses is perfect .
Definitely recommend going on one of Paulโ€™s workshops and looking forward to the next one.
Thanks Paul
Karl Karl from Lincoln wrote on February 9, 2020:
Spent a morning at Paulโ€™s reflection pool and what a great morning it was. Paul wasnโ€™t available on the day but his friend Seamus did an excellent job and was great company. If you have been thinking of booking then just do it, you wonโ€™t be disappointed. Thank you for a great morningโ€™s photography Seamus, will definitely be back.
Paul Searle Paul Searle from Leeds wrote on February 3, 2020:
I was on the same Squirrel photography day as Nick. Despite the rain, superb day and still managed to get some great shots, thanks to some coaching and help from Paul.Would recommend to anyone and we will be back - on a sunny day!
Nick Townsend Nick Townsend from Wetherby wrote on February 2, 2020:
A visit to the squirrel hides. I booked Pauls red squirrel hides but unfortunately the weather was atrocious. We could not rearrange due to commitments but Paul worked very hard to make sure we got the best possible pictures. His knowledge of the squirrel behaviour, photography skills and his commitment and enthusiasm made for a fantastic day with great images - despite the constant rain and storm force gales
John Warham John Warham from Thornham wrote on January 31, 2020:
Paul

Congratulations. Your new website is excellent. Keep up the good work.
Peter Barby Peter Barby from Wakefield wrote on January 22, 2020:
21-1-20. Reflection Pool & Leaping Squirrels.
Hi Paul,
I just want to say a big "thank you" for the fabulous day I spent with you & the 'Reds' yesterday (21-1-20). It truly was a fantastic day. I was very grateful for your advice & tips that helped me get better shots. And we had a few laughs too. I will definitely be coming back. If anyone reading this is thinking about booking, stop thinking about it & book it. You won't be disappointed. it is a great setup and you'll get excellent advice & come away with some great shots of Red Squirrels. Once again, Thank you Paul for a truly memorable day. My face is still aching from grinning so much.
Darin Carr Darin Carr from Woodford wrote on January 19, 2020:
Amazing experience to learn how to photograph wildlife. Not only is Paul very friendly, knowledgable and patient, the environmewnt is out of this world. (cold in winter for the Australian metabolism)
It has 3 main areas and you walk away with magical photos, improved knowledge and greater confidence. Will certainly be re-booking again next time over and even booking Pauls other workshops.
Thanks Paul.
Alastair Alastair from Staffordshire wrote on December 8, 2019:
I had a great day in the hides in Octoberphotographing the red squirrels, 6 or 7 constantly present with the result being I was spoilt for choice for images to capture. Paul is a great bloke, very knowledgeable and helpful in getting the most out the day. Wouldn't hesitate in recommending Paul and his hides if you want the chance to see and capture some images of Red squirrels in the natural environment.
Robert and Marny Macdonald Robert and Marny Macdonald from Colchester wrote on October 26, 2019:
Well done Paul. Pity about the weather but that is Scotland! We thoroughly enjoyed photographing
the stags in their natural environment Our first morning was magic. They stayed around for quite some time and the other sessions produced good sightings as well The hotel was very comfortable and the staff exceptionally helpful.
Dan Spray Dan Spray from Mansfield wrote on October 21, 2019:
First class hide day supplied by Paul with the red squirrels, and I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone who is thinking about it. More than happy with the images gained and the opportunity presented to photograph the squirrels (it must have cost Paul a small fortune in hazel nuts!) Paul is a really friendly and approachable guy and it shows that he wants you to get the most out of the day.
Bev Bev from Bradford wrote on October 21, 2019:
I had an absolutely fantastic time at the Squirrel Hid and captured some amazing images. Paul has the most amazing set up and couldn't be more helpful. I will definitely be visiting again.
Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
MARGARET KEANE MARGARET KEANE from Blackburn wrote on October 21, 2019:
Had a very enjoyable day yesterday with Paul. I wasn't sure whether we would get to see any squirrels, but I needn't have worried as I got lots of photos of the squirrels in their natural environment, which was fantastic.
I would recommend a day spent here. Everything was organised well and we got to see red squirrels doing different activities.
Sophia Spurgin Sophia Spurgin from Bishops Stortford wrote on October 19, 2019:
Seamus, a freind of Paul, took me to the squirrel hides and I had a really lovely time. What wonderful creatures they are.
Paul has set the area up with lots of places to take nice photos but be prepared for the speed the squirrels move! I would certainly come again
Margaret Mills Margaret Mills from Hartlepool wrote on September 24, 2019:
We enjoyed a great evening last night at our camera club with Paul. He gave a really interesting talk and his images are amazing. We look forward to a return visit from him next year. Many thanks Margaret. Syllabus Secretary.
Willa laidler Hartlepool camera club Willa laidler Hartlepool camera club from Hartlepool wrote on September 24, 2019:
Last night Paul, accompanied by his friend, displayed his fabulous wild life and some amazing lanscape images.

We all thoroughly enjoyed the show and hope he will pay us a return visit in the future.

You were both good company and really welcome.

Kind regards
Willa
Tony Hirt Tony Hirt from Sandy wrote on September 23, 2019:
I had a great day with Paul photographing the red squirrels and his nemesis the pheasants in both the woodland and reflection hides on a 1 to 1 session. The squirrels certainly did their bit with at one point 6 around, on top of and even on the window sill of the hide. Paul was both very knowledgable about the wildlife as well as the technical aspects for the photography as well as good company. Certainly well worth a visit if you want images of the reds
David G Woolcock David G Woolcock from West Wodonga wrote on September 22, 2019:
I had two fantastic days with Paul photographing Red Squirrels and woodland birds. It was a beautiful place in a small wood with two purpose built hides which we made full use of. I now have some magic images which i will cherish with many thanks for the expert tutelage and good company. What else can say but I will be back to do more workshops with Paul when I return to the UK from Australia.
Robert and Mary Fish Robert and Mary Fish from Epworth wrote on August 28, 2019:
On the day we booked with Paul to do photography in his squirrel hides it was raining hard. When Paul met us, the first thing he said was, 'Are you around tomorrow?' When we told him we were, he immediately offered us space for the following day.

The next day brought an improving picture and gave us shots better than we could have hoped. For six hours the squirrel activity was both constant and illuminating. Paul shared our excitement and worked hard to ensure we got the best shots possible. He was amusing and informative, and genuine in his desire for us to get the most out of the day. He illustrated some of his tips on framing and cropping by showing us some of his own back catalogue.
The whole day was memorable and rewarding and we owe Paul (and his squirrels) our gratitude for an unforgettable experience.

Bob and Mary
Barry Mainprize Barry Mainprize from Bridlington wrote on August 4, 2019:
I had another great workshop with Paul on 2nd July, this time the red squirrels 1 to 1 workshop. Paul is a great photographer and tutor who, as always, gave well over 100% effort to ensure the workshop was a great success. His 2 red squirrels hides are really well set up and within a short space of time the โ€˜reds started to show and I got many really nice shots before moving on to the reflections pool. A few more nice shots before the couple of โ€˜redsโ€™ disappeared early but the hide seemed awash with different types of birds, many young: nature at its very best and a joy to experience whether youโ€™re a photographer or not and so peaceful.

As the โ€˜redsโ€™ did not come back, I took some shots of siskin and buntings hovering near teasels: they are very quick but with Paulโ€™s guidance and his excellent knowledge of the birds and their behaviour I came away with 2 shots I was really pleased with - the icing on the cake.

Paul is such a nice guy and I can highly recommend his hides and red squirrel workshop. A huge thanks Paul for all your effort, advice, skill and professionalism.

Barry