Thornthwaite Galleries, Keswick

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#5 of 7 in Museums in Keswick
Set in a traditional Cumbrian barn that dates back two centuries, Thornthwaite Galleries serves as a cozy yet contemporary art gallery. Browse paintings, prints, jewelry, sculptures, pottery, photographs and more from a number of local artists, many of which feature the Lake District's inspiring landscape. Most work on display is for sale, as are a number of gift items, so this also makes a great place to pick up a few souvenirs. Complete your visit with a trip to the on-site teashop, which serves up fair-trade tea and coffee, light refreshments, and sweet treats. Put Thornthwaite Galleries and other Keswick attractions into our Keswick attractions app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I love this gallery, theres lots of beautiful and unique things. I like to have a look around, treat myself to something special then sit down for a toasty, latte and piece of cake. The food and cakes...  more »
  • A tasteful variety of local crafts from pottery to art, cushions, jewellery etc. The savory scone with onion marmalade & carrot cake were not huge but moist & good quality. As a foreigner the usual En...  more »
  • The gallery was well worth a visit. There was lots of different art work to suit your taste, price or needs. The staff are very helpful and friendly. And if the art is not for view, then the scones we...  more »

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