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Thornthwaite Galleries

Thornthwaite, Keswick CA12 5SA, England
+44 (0)17687 78248
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Ranked #3 of 11 Shopping in Keswick
Type: Art Galleries
Most recent review
- Sep 30, 2014
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English first
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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140 reviews 140 reviews
94 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
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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105 reviews 105 reviews
30 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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Berwick, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Having visited the Galleries some years ago, we returned wondering if our good memories would be justified. No problem, a large range of locally-produced furniture, ceramics, glass, jewellery and paintings kept us occupied for most of a wet May morning. A small coffee shop complemented the excellent displays and we had amost enjoyable conversation with the sales lady (who like... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We are regular visitors to this part of the Lakes. We always call in because the selection of art is very much to our liking. There is a great mix - from photographs to jewellery, ceramics to oils - literally something for everyone. The coffee is great - good size cups; the toasties and cakes fab. Always a real treat... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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341 attraction reviews
310 helpful votes 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Thornthwaite is a pretty village, just a couple of miles from Keswick. This gallery has an eclectic mix of good quality artwork and gifts and is well worth a visit if you are looking for something a bit different.

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London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews 162 reviews
15 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We stumbled across Thornthwaite Gallery simply because we chose a more gentle but longer route down from Barf. It was therefore a pleasant surprise to find this place, packed full of interesting pieces, including paintings, jewellery, bronze sculpture and beautiful wood carving. It’s well worth a visit to see a gallery with so many quality objects.

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