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The Customs House Gallery

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lovely displays and high quality artwork

I would have loved to have bought nearly everything to take home, but sadly I have nowhere to put... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hertford, United Kingdom
Lovely items for sale.

Nice gallery, well worth a visit. Interesting goods for sale. Good variety of merchandise... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2019
Tina H
Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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Overlooking the harbour in historic Porthleven, the Customs House Gallery is located in a building that has stood proudly since 1840. The gallery's light, airy and inviting space displays a large and diverse collection of original work, primarily by...more
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Commercial Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JD, England
+44 1326 569365
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have loved to have bought nearly everything to take home, but sadly I have nowhere to put anything. Some lovely wooden sculptured pieces, some lovely canvasses and pottery and jewellery. All displayed well. Worth a visit

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

Nice gallery, well worth a visit. Interesting goods for sale. Good variety of merchandise. Craftsman working while we were in there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tina H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

one of the more interesting galleries in West Cornwall. Not pretentious. Lots of local talent on show at reasonable but sensible prices.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Muriel S
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The galley always has many interesting works of Art in many forms, pictures, sculptures, prints, items of interest. Plus a very good framing service, The staff are always friendly and helpful, happy to chat and discuss the Artists on display, also put various exhibitions throughout...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Les313
LouiseWinterton, Owner at The Customs House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for the review, so glad you enjoy visiting us.

Reviewed February 10, 2018

A well stocked gallery, well worth a visit. A wide range of art work to suit most tastes. A variety of prices; but not cheap.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

This is not the first time we have paid a visit to this gallery. Once inside you are treated to local art in many forms including paintings, jewellery and ceramics. A great place to browse around.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

This gallery has a great range of quality local art and craft and is run by a couple who are charming, helpful and know their stuff. We saw some wonderful pictures by Cornish artist Roger Curtis and then went outside to find him painting by...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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LouiseWinterton, Owner at The Customs House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Roger's work is beautiful and he always paints 'en plein air' around the harbour side. We had a lovely chat with him yesterday too. So glad you love his work too.

Reviewed May 30, 2017

Do pop in to The Custom House Gallery if you're visiting Porthleven. There is a really interesting choice of paintings, sculpture and glass, all from local artists inspired by the beautiful Cornish countryside.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Flora-Day
Reviewed February 12, 2017

The Customs House Gallery in Porthleven has a fantastic selection of paintings, sculptures, glass work and jewellery by local artists. Well worth a visit if you are in Porthleven.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jude J
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Stunning location, good selection of crafts and paintings. I bought some cards and a small glass saucer. Reasonably priced.

Date of experience: February 2017
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