Photography Escapes

"The Studio"
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Colby
IM9 4AD

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Colby

Road Directions

Ballavere Cottage is situated in the south of the Island, and in the centre of the delightful village of Colby. Although easy to find, a pdf document is available to guests, with directions to our door. Ample off road parking is available on our driveway, and the local pub and shop are just a ten minute walk. A postcode in a sat nav system will not help you find us unfortunately.

Public Transport Directions

Ballavere Cottage has bus stops within twenty metres of the front door. The clean, modern bus fleet run north to Douglas and south to Port Erin, every fifteen to twenty minutes.

The village of Colby enjoys a delightful steam railway station, with seasonal services to both Douglas and Port Erin, four times a day. The station is just a five minute walk form Ballavere Cottage.

By car, Ballavere Cottage is just ten minutes from Ronaldsway Airport and thirty minutes from the Douglas Ferry Terminal.
 

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Prices

While enjoying a Photography Escapes adventure, Bed & Breakfast at Ballavere Cottage equals £76 per night, per one or two persons sharing the delightful double bed.
Full Manx breakfast is included. One full day, 'one to one' tuition will cost you £210. One half day 'one to one' tuition will cost you £115. Should both visitors wish to undertake the same tuition, the rate is amended to £132 per day, per person and £82 each, per half day tuition.

Facilities

Other

  • By Car
  • South
  • Without Car

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access

Parking & Transport

  • Car
  • On foot
  • Parking (free)
  • Secure cycle storage
  • Train

Payment Methods

  • BACS accepted
  • Booking essential
  • Cheques accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • PayPal Accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Some areas accessible to disabled visitors
  • Stargazer Friendly
  • TT & Biker Friendly

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor activity
  • Lessons/Courses available
  • Outdoor Activity

Season

  • All Year

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi Available

Opening Times

Open all year round, except for Christmas and New Year Holidays (3 Jan 2019 - 20 Dec 2019)

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Special Offers

  • Unique Photography Adventure at the Isle of Man Classic TT Races

    Classic TT Race Week, 2019

    If you enjoy road racing and photography, we have something special for you !
    Stay with us during the Classic TT race week at our four star, gold award, B&B in Colby, and enjoy private facilities, including your own private bathroom and comfortable and spacious lounge/dining areas.
    We have just one double bedded guest room accommodating a maximum of two persons.
    Breakfast is included.

    Guests will travel with us in our luxury, licensed minibus for each of the four raceday sessions, and to a different and exciting location each day.
    Mobile catering facilities will accompany us.
    You will receive guidance and tuition from your host and driver David, one of the most respected motorsport photographers in the industry.
    David is awarded, published, experienced and well qualified.

    We will also collect/deliver you from/to the local air or sea port.
    This is ‘one to one’ motorsport photography experience and education at it’s very best !
    For further details, please email us on welcome@photographyescapes.im or visit here and follow the ‘contact us’ instructions
    For this seven night stay, the cost for two persons sharing this amazing adventure is just £1,465.

    Offer link: Festival of Motorcycling 2019 Availability

  • Unique Photography Adventure at the Isle of Man Classic TT Races

    Classic TT Practice Week, 2019

    If you enjoy road racing and photography, we have something special for you !
    Stay with us during the Classic TT practice week at our four star, gold award, B&B in Colby, and enjoy private facilities, including your own private bathroom and comfortable and spacious lounge/dining areas.
    We have just one double bedded guest room accommodating a maximum of two persons.
    Breakfast is included.

    Guests will travel with us in our luxury, licensed minibus for each of the Saturday to Friday qualifying sessions, and to a different and exciting location each evening.
    Mobile catering facilities will accompany us.
    You will receive guidance and tuition from your host and driver David, one of the most respected motorsport photographers in the industry.
    David is awarded, published, experienced and well qualified.

    We will also collect/deliver you from/to the local air or sea port.
    This is ‘one to one’ motorsport photography experience and education at it’s very best !
    For further details, please email us on welcome@photographyescapes.im or visit here and follow the ‘contact us’ instructions
    For this seven night stay, the cost for two persons sharing this amazing adventure is just £1,365.

    Offer link: Festival of Motorcycling 2019 Availability

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