European Badger Worksop

Nr. Hawick - Scottish Borders

Badger Workshops

Nr Hawick, Scottish Borders

One to One – £60

One to Two – £40 per person

Two people max

Gift Vouchers available

Contact me for availability

Badgers are undoubtedly one of the UK’s most popular and best-loved wild mammals. They are primarily nocturnal and generally shy, and they are usually quite difficult to see. The badgers are very close and great shots of these iconic mammals are possible. The workshop is conducted after dark under lights, exposure is challenging but rewarding. The photographer needs to have patience on this workshop as the badgers can come at any time, sometimes a wait is required before they appear.


Typial length of the workshop is four houes and would normally finish at midnight, April to October. Start times may vary

The Badgers will come very close  on this workshop so in terms of lens recommendations, anywhere between a 200mm, 300mm, 400mm  lenses are all useful, 70 – 200 mm and 100 – 400 mm, 500 mm, 150 – 600mm zoom  lenses are all very good. A tripod is essential for supporting your lens in this hide.

Mirror-less micro four thirds cameras are well suited to this workshop,

The badgers have an acute sense of smell and hearing they are less than 10 meters away strict silence is necessary to get you images.

See more images in my badger gallery Badger  Gallery

One to One – £60 –  One to Two – £40 per person
Gift Vouchers available

A 50% deposit is required to secure the  booking date


To book, just fill in the form below and I will get back to you quickly.

Badger workshop interest form

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If you would like a print or use of any of the pictures on my site or would like to commision a piece of work plese don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to discuss your requirements.

Ron McCombe Wildlife Photographer
Tel: 01450 870044
Mob: 07962401770
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