Trip to Levens Hall – Thursday 14th May.

I am away on holiday for this trip but i hope you enjoy yourselves and the weather is kind to you.  There is an entrance fee – please see the Levens Hall website for more details.

House & Gardens:  Adult £12.50
Gardens Only: Adult £9.00

Levens Hall has outstanding topary and gardens. As their website states ” It is the finest, oldest and most extensive topiary garden in the world. There are over 100 pieces here, each clipped to an unusual and individual design.”

Depart Lancaster Bus Station on the 555 dept 9:30

Leaving Levens BRIDGE :  13 minutes past the hour.


Trip to Kirkby Lonsdale Thursday 11th June.

This is a rerun of the April trip. I’m on holiday still so hope you enjoy this trip and the weather is kinder to you.

Visit Cumbria provides the following information:

Kirkby Lonsdale is a historic market town between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. It is a very ancient settlement – Romans Saxons, Normans and Danes all carved an impression, and the town was included in the Domesday Book of 1086. A host of 17th and 18th Century buildings now accommodate inns, restaurants and shops.
The Church of St Mary the Virgin is Norman, probably built between 1093 and 1130, although there was an old Saxon Church on the site before.

Proposed travel arrangements by bus:
Lancaster Bus Station: No 81B @ 9:45 – arrive KL Market Square at 10:40
Buses leave KL Mart Square

  • 81A 14:44 (arr15:32)  & 16:47 (arr 17:37) or
  • 81B 15:44 (arr 16:32) & 15:44 (arr 16:32)

Forthcoming Landscape Trips lead by Allan Hartley

© Copyright Ian Taylor and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

© Copyright Ian Taylor and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

While our regular meetings are over until October the Society and our members we are organizing trips during the Summer months to keep you taking photos.

Long time member of the Society, Allan Hartley, has offered to lead two landscape outings in the forthcoming months. As anyone who has seen any of our competitions you’ll know that Allan is a skilled landscape photographer. This is a fantastic opportunity to have a fun day out and improve your photography.

Please contact Allan by email at if you want to take part.

Langdale Circular

Easy circular walk from Chapel Stile with Langdale Pikes almost in continuous view, distance about 5–6 miles

Potential Dates

  • For workers Saturday 25 April or 17 May or 31 May or 6 June
  • For members with time, Wednesday 29 April or Wednesday 6 or 27 May or Wednesday 3 June

Oxenber Wood, Feizor

Famed triple SSSI site famed for Bluebells, refreshments at Elaines Tea Rooms. Distance about 4 miles.

Potential Dates

  • For workers Saturday 16 May or 30 May or Sunday 17 or 31 May
  • For members with time Wednesday 6, 20, 27 May or 3 June

If interested contact Allan Hartley with your preferred dates.

Summer BBQ

This weekend Mike and Sally hosted the Society Summer BBQ to great success.

It was also a chance to say farewell to our friends Vic and Sheenagh Crumley who will soon be leaving Lancaster for adventures new. Between them the Crumleys have taken on almost all of the committee’s posts over the years. Their efforts and passion and have played a large hand in making the Society the success it is today.

The Lancaster Photographic Society Summer BBQ 2014

The Lancaster Photographic Society Summer BBQ 2014

Stay tuned to the website, facebook or pop an email to us for news of any events, trips and meetups. Our regular Wednesday night photographic meetings will return on September 17th.