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Don't go to Porthleven without a visit to this gallery. Exhibits usually change every Friday, so if... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
MusicKettle
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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Worth a Look

Very steep steps down to this old lifeboat station. Was being used as a temporary gallery for local... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2016
Chris K
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Sep 26, 2017
“Incredible space!”
May 25, 2017
“Worth a visit”
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Mt Pleasant Rd, Porthleven, Helston, England
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

Your not sure exactly where you are going at first and then you descend into one of the most wonderful gallery spaces I have seem. Atmospheric in all weathers.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mary E
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Don't go to Porthleven without a visit to this gallery. Exhibits usually change every Friday, so if you find one week not to your taste, try another! Even if you're still not taken by the art, the views from the steps are amongst the best...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MusicKettle
Reviewed September 30, 2016

This gallery didn't quite float my boat, but it was very pleasant and may well float yours , so give it a try. Very nice people, and nice views outside of the town and harbour.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 104t
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Very steep steps down to this old lifeboat station. Was being used as a temporary gallery for local amateur artists. Take a look when you are passing.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Chris K
Reviewed October 4, 2014

A lovely light little gallery in a sensational setting jutting out into the sea.We saw the local art society's exhibition which was of a high standard and very interesting

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Somerset105
Reviewed August 29, 2013

We use the Lifeboat studio twice a year as a teaching venue for our stained glass courses (www.vitreus-art.co.uk/classes) and love the place. Downsides - it's a bit tricky to get to and is accessed down a flight of steps. Sometimes it can get a bit...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank MikeCaddy
Reviewed June 14, 2013

A lovely gallery - full of unique things - worth a look and Porthleven is a lovely village some bits a bit pricey but lots to see in Porthleven

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank suenovell
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