Why Choose us?

Small Group Size

Small friendly group’s to ensure everyone has the time and attention they need to get the very best from the session.

Knowledgable Tutors

With many years experience and passion for there subject. No question is to difficult, if we don’t know the answer we’ll find it out for you.

Rewards loyalty

Great value membership schemes that reward our customers loyalty with not only discounts but a community!


We’re not the cheapest provider, but we concentrate on quality events with good instructors, proper procedures and insurance, because we’ve been doing this for 14 years!

Family Run Business

We are a small friendly, family run business who have been working in the photographic industry for over 30 years.


We are trusted photographic and wildlife community partners working alongside many companies. We take our animal welfare as seriously as our customer service and operate under our Animal Welfare License 19/00498
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Featured Workshops

Macro One to One Full Day

The beauty of our one to one macro events is you can structure your session to your personal preference. We have a number of options including all the usual species,
New Event!

Lion Photography, Morning Special (Knowsley)

Do you love Lions as much as we do? Well if you do, why not join us for a special morning photography workshop with these majestic animals!
New Event!

Super Macro & Focus Stacking with Oliver Wright

Knowsley, Merseyside - Wild Arena is delighted to be working with renowned macro photographer, Oliver Wright, on a super new workshop concentrating on advanced macro techniques and ‘focus stacking’.
If you fancy something a bit longer take a look at our


Scottish Winter Wildlife With Neil McIntyre

11th to 17th January 2020 - The Cairngorm Mountain region of the Scottish highlands is one of the most beautiful areas in the UK to see and photograph wildlife. Our
New Dates!

Brown Bears Summer Light & Cubs

7th to 14th July 2020 - Our ‘Brown Bear Summer light and cubs’ trip is special not only because we are exclusively using the smaller professional grade hides but also
New Dates!

Brown Bears Spring Awakening

24th to 28th April 2020 - The Eastern border of Finland with Russia is home to the magnificent European Brown Bear. This normally shy and reclusive mammal, comparable in size

Latest Post

New Event. Super Macro and Focus Stacking with Oliver Wright

Focus stacking has become a massive part of serious macro photography and we have teamed up with Oliver Wright to deliver an awesome specialised workshop
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Event Reviews


Scottish Winter Wildlife With Neil McIntyre

Hi All, A huge thank you to everyone on this tour. Your help and kindness made this a fantastic tour for me in spite of my medical conditions, The successful and seamless way in which the trip ran was due to the brilliant organisation and hard work of David and Janet. Thanks again and I look forward to my next Wild Arena event. All the very best for now, Ian
Susan Blamire

Safari Photography Workshop (Knowsley)

I bought this as a birthday present for my husband, Susan, as he is a keen photographer and we both love wildlife, especially wolves. The weather was perfect for taking photographs. David our guide was extremely knowledgeable and very patient. He took us to parts of the park that were obviously exclusive to us and we had plenty of time to both photograph and observe all the beautiful animals, including some very precious time with the magnificent wolves. We were in a group with one other gentleman so it was very small and relaxed and David was willing to answer