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Thornthwaite Galleries

Address: Thornthwaite, Keswick CA12 5SA, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)17687 78248
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Type: Art Galleries, Museums, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Art Galleries, Museums, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Surat Thani, Thailand
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176 reviews 176 reviews
110 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Just west of Keswick and signposted on the A66, lies the small village of Thornthwaite home of one of the best galleries in the Lakes. There is a wonderful variety of ceramics, art, photography and some superb items of furniture and other crafts. There really is something for everyone. We never miss visiting here on our visits to the lakes... More 

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Huddersfield
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My wife and I have visited Thornthwaite Galleries a number of times whilst staying at nearby Braithwaite. Our last visit was on 1st December when we also introduced my sister to this attraction. They have a large range of art and crafts for sale. Each time we visit we say we are just looking round but are always tempted to... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We found the gallery while looking for things to do on a very wet day. This place is fantastic. It is full of all manner of lovely things. I'd checked all the shops in Keswick plus the Saturday market for a present for a friend and eventually at Thornthwaite was spoiled for choice. We didn't try the coffee or cakes... More 

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London
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12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Stopped off for tea and to look at the items for sale. Lovely cream tea and cakes. Recommended if you're in the area.

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Shoreham
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48 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I visit Thornthwaite Galleries every time I'm in the area. It is packed full of arts and crafts goodies to suit all tastes and all pockets. There is also a café which sells cakes and coffee etc. Not sure if they do proper lunches - I expect so. The staff are friendly and helpful. Do please visit this gallery -... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Big gallery, packed with arts and crafts and paintings from local artists. Refreshments on offer include home-made cakes, so take some time to stop a while here and browse. If you want a memento of your time in the Lake District, you'll probably find something here, and if you don't, you'll have enjoyed the experience.

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Set in the lovely village of thornthwaite not far from Keswick, this is a great little place to spend an hour or so. Great gallery with pictures and pottery for sale and a nice little tea shop with good soft drinks and cakes. Highly recommended

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Surat Thani, Thailand
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110 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Have visited these galleries many times over the years but however many times you have visited, it's always worth spending an hour or two here. There is a superb range of mainly local crafts including brilliant framed photographs, original art work, ceramics and wood items including some superbly crafted furniture. There is also a good range of cards. Prices range... More 

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Morpeth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Interesting arts and crafts and excellent coffee and cakes. Peaceful, quiet and very relaxing to visit.

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cumbria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

called in for our tea after our group walk. I have not been to thornthwaite before it is a lovely little village. The gallery has some really nice items.I had a lovely cup of tea and a tousted teacake at a very reasonable price.

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