3 Day Painting Retreat

Join expert local artist Vicki Norman for three days of exclusive access to the incredibly beautiful house and grounds of Acton Scott Hall in rural Shropshire. Paint the vibrant colours of early summer, surrounded by birdsong and rolling countryside, and take advantage of a rare opportunity to visit and paint the characterful Elizabethan home of the Acton family. You will be spoilt for choice of subject with stunning architectural features, delightful gardens, a summerhouse, church and woodland walks. Take your time and unwind amongst the ancient trees and broad Shropshire vistas as you spend a full three days painting the picturesque surroundings. 

Develop your painting skills with plenty of practical painting time and lots of helpful advice and guidance from Vicki who will be on hand all day to support your learning. Painters in all media and of all skill levels are welcome! (Complete beginners should take some time in advance to familiarise themselves with the practice of painting en plein air and the equipment required.)

Your retreat includes three days of exclusive access to the beautiful grounds and parts of the house suitable for hosting painters, morning coffee and afternoon tea, and comprehensive tuition and support in painting en plein air with a different theme and demonstration each day to inspire you. 


For a real treat you can now choose to stay in one of our beautiful en-suite bedrooms at Acton Scott Hall with access to the drawing room and gardens and a delicious breakfast at the 16th century refrectory table included. Please email [email protected] for enquiries. 

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