NAPC outings are arranged by Mike Cowley.

A chance to get outside and practice some photography.  Newer members can get help and advice from more experienced members. 


The Locations Group visited Wildwood. 

Tuesday 18th April the Locations Group visited Fermoys Birds of Prey Centre.

The locations group have had 2 outings already, and we are only a month into the new season – wow!  Mike Cowley organised a Walk Around Newton Abbott on a Saturday morning looking for architectural, people at work and street photography shots.  The challenge was that all had to be taken at a focal length of 50mm FF/35mm APS(C)/25mm M43, not always the easiest focal length in fairly confined areas.  The results were good!

The next outing was to Steampunk at Coldharbour Mill and this produced a great variety of shots of machinery and people dressed for the occasion.

The next visit is to Wistman’s Wood  on Sunday 16th October, so watch out for messages from Mike on Facebook with all the details.


Sunday 31st October

Lukesland Gardens

The great variety of trees and shrubs at Lukesland also makes it stunning in October and November. The shelterbelts of beeches, planted by the Victorians to protect the garden, turn a glorious gold, while more exotic species such as acers, azaleas, gingko and katsura reflect their fiery red sand oranges in the pools of the Addicombe Brook.

Sunday 21st November

Shaldon Zoo

Meet in carpark at 9.45 zoo opens at 10am Admission £9.95

You can buy tickets online by going to Shaldon Zoo

Thursday 16th December

Lights at Killerton

Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3LE. 7pm

Meet in carpark at Admission £18 for members and non-members.

Please book ticket on line for the evening and the parking use the Christmas at Killerton page and follow link

Sunday 23rd January

Royal William Yard

Meet in carpark at 10am


Date to announced

Snowdrop walk Staverton TQ9 6FE

27th March

Torre Abbey

The King’s Drive, Torquay TQ2 5JE



Unfortunately, due to Covid, the outings have been limited.  We did have a socially distanced outing to Exeter Quay one evening, and a small group met for Sunrise at Dawlish Warren.

The following are outings scheduled, however, some of these will not go ahead.  Members will be emailed with updates nearer the time.

Sunday 13th December  – Cotehele Victorian Christmas & Garland

Dawlish Warren Sunrise
Exeter Quay
Exeter Quay
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