Events, tours & weekend courses

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Throughout the year, we run several events associated with our Creative Course programme.

For example, as the culmination of our Andalucian Cookery Course, our cookery guests prepare tapas for an evening of Wine and Food. We invite one of the Granada Bodegas to join us with a selection of their fabulous wines for tasting and buying. We are also joined by one of Granada's best delicatessens, and we get to sample a wide range of cheeses, cured meats and jamón.

To bring our Flamenco Course to a close, we put on a performance in the village of Moclín for the village and invited guests. This is a magical evening, providing a unique opportunity for our Flamenco guests to dance in an historic and beautiful location and for our audience members to share in something of a fiesta and a celebration of a rich and emotive art form.

We visited Moclin with the help of Ian and Andrew. We really enjoyed not only their knowledge about the region but also their friendly approach. We would recommend them to everyone!
— Catherine, Tour Guest 2019

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Calendar of Events

Monday 21st October 2019

Art Exhibition and Wine-tasting Evening

To mark the end of our Botanical Watercolour Course, we will be holding an Art Exhibition and Wine-tasting event. Work done by our guests, our tutor Mariella Baldwin and invited local artists will be on display and available to buy. Local cured meats and cheeses will also be available with a selection of tapas.

COST: 15€ per head to include wines and tapas

Friday 22nd May 2020

Wine Tasting and Tapas Evening with Exhibition of Children’s Book Illustration

At the end of an exciting week of Childen’s Picture Book creation, we will be holding a Wine-tasting and Tapas evening during which guests will be able to see the work created during the week. Our tutor, James Mayhew, will also be on hand to sign copies of some of his books. Wines will be provided by Bodega Calvente and local cured meats and cheeses will also be available with a selection of tapas.

COST: 15€ per head to include wines and tapas

Friday 3rd July 2020

Flamenco Performance and Photography Exhibition

A fabulous evening of Flamenco in a magical setting below the illuminated 13th Century Castillo de Moclín. Everyone is welcome to this free event, and there may even be a few drinks and a bit of a fiesta after the performance.

Free Event

Friday 25th September 2020

Art Exhibition and Wine Tasting - details to be confirmed.

COST: 15€ per head to include wines and tapas

September 2020 (to be confirmed)

Classical Music Concert.

If you would like to be kept up to date with our evolving Calendar of Events, please contact us or Sign up for regular updates.

Activities throughout the year

Private visits to Moclín Castle

Monday - Friday by prior arrangement. Allow 2.5 hours for your visit.

Cost : 30€ per person.

This is a walking tour that includes a private tour of the 13th Century Castillo de Moclín. This incredible monument, sitting on top of one of the peaks that make up the Montes de Granada, has played a major part in the history of Granada.

From the time it was built, it was under almost constant siege for 200 years and finally fell to Los Reyes Católicos, Isabel y Fernando, in 1486. The castle became ‘the smallest court for the greatest Queen that Spain has ever known’ for 6 years before the capture of Granada.

This walk will also take in a visit to either see one of the neolithic cave drawing below the castle,or the trenches from the Spanish Civil War. The walk ends with a drink and a tapas in the village square.

To book either contact us or book through Trip Advisor

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Moclín Castle - Walk and Lunch

Monday - Friday by prior arrangement. Allow 4 hours for your visit.

COST: 45€ per person.

The walking tour will be as above, but we include a demonstration on cooking a traditional arroz (a rice dish with many variations) followed by lunch - eating the arroz we have just made. Drinks included.

To book either contact us or book through Trip Advisor

E-Bike Safari

Working with our partners, Baja Bikes, we will take you on a gentle cycle through some of the stunning landscapes that surround the village of Moclín. Circular routes will be devised to cater for energy levels and experience, and allowing plenty of time for refreshment breaks. There will either be a stop for lunch in a local bar, or a picnic will be laid out at a suitable location.

Cycle Routes

For the more intrepid cyclist, we can advise on suitable routes, stopping points and places of interest. These are not guided tours; we just advise you possible routes for a good, often challenging, ride.

Contact us for more info

We absolutely loved this tour of Moclin, what a fascinating and historic place. Ian knew every detail of history. Now we need a drink.
— Stephanie, tour guest