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Thornthwaite Galleries, Keswick

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Art Gallery Museum
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. To visit Thornthwaite Galleries on your holiday in Keswick, and find out what else Keswick has to offer, use our Keswick travel itinerary planner.
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  • 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 »
  • What a place! Paintings, pottery, glass and wooden items all very well displayed along with greeting cards, knitted items, jewellery and much more. A local gallery filled with items by local artists a...  more »
  • A gallery of good quality art & craft work with something to entice most people. The friendly and chatty owners happy impart information about their artists and craft workers. There's also a small caf...  more »
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  • Beautiful gallery and a very friendly welcome. A delightful place to have a drink and a cake, my latte was divine! Stunning artwork and plenty to see and treat yourselves too!
  • Fab place.clean comfortable and well positioned

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Cottages and B&Bs are scattered over the valley, and many offer views of the surrounding mountains and countryside. The town center's Victorian edifices often hide guestrooms that overlook the charming streets. Consider a B&B or inn with views of the hills close to the town center and enjoy the best of both worlds.
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