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Thornthwaite Galleries

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Address: Thornthwaite, Keswick CA12 5SA, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)17687 78248
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lovely selection of local skill.

This gallery has something for everyone. It has mainly local crafts people with great skill producing wonderful art and gifts. No visit to this area is complete without a visit to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This gallery has something for everyone. It has mainly local crafts people with great skill producing wonderful art and gifts. No visit to this area is complete without a visit to this gallery come gift centre. It also has a lovely cafe area within the gallery. A place you should certainly visit if in the area.

Thank Dannykimweed
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly, welcoming staff. Loved looking at all the different arts and crafts. Delicious coffee and cake. Very accepting of our autistic son and baby grandson. Yes its off the beaten track, but not too much, but it is well worth a visit. We will make this a regular tea shop stop, with shopping thrown in, fab.

Thank Simsuz
Oldbury, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Not really one for shopping but, of course, the trouble and strife loves it! This gallery is found up a small lane off a road away from the A66 and is just superb. You enter an old building that has been beautifully restored and is just laden with artwork, craftwork, wood turnings, mirrors - you name it, it is there.... More 

Thank volvos80
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

After spending a busy morning in Keswick, we decided to call at the Gallery for lunch after reading the good reviews on Trip Advisor. Though away from the main road, up a very narrow lane with a small car park, it is well worth a visit to see the wide range of top quality art work for sale. We thoroughly... More 

Thank CumbrianCrumper
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Thornthwaite has a forest and a dingly dell river to explore by quiet footpaths. Off the main Keswick to Cockermouth bypass lies a coffee cum art gallery par excellence. I have spent many an hour examining the upmarket furniture and art ideas on show whilst sitting with a cake and coffee at this halfway point on a route from braithwaite... More 

1 Thank Frank B
Workington, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

I went to this lovely little cafe last summer on my way back from a walk in Whinlatter forest. I only ordered a coffee and a scone but it was really nice. I sat outside as it was nice weather and I was quite muddy. I was the only one in the cafe as well so it lacked atmosphere, but... More 

1 Thank Heart_Cheese
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016

The Gallery is tucked away but well worth finding. The art & craft exhibits are of the very highest quality. I especially like the jewellery which is beautiful. An added bonus is a small cafe serving delicious coffee & snacks.

Thank MarilynAnn1947
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

A lovely gallery with lots of local work mostly suitable for gifts which would be used, cake in cafe nice

Thank Andrew S
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

Strictly speaking a couple of miles outside Keswick but well worth a visit with car parking available. A veritable Aladdin's cave of pictures, prints, sculpture, jewellery and other gift ideas at affordable prices. Also includes a very pleasant tea room. Visited with my wife and ended up buying three or four items and enjoying a nice pot of coffee and... More 

Thank TrainmanEpsom
Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

Although the gallery was not officially open for business, we were made very welcome had a mooch around at the displays, a chat with the knowledgeable staff and chose a lovely gift. Would love to go back and sample the cakes next time we are in the area.

2 Thank Carol R

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