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Wonderful gallery

Visited with a fellow art lover. A bit tricky to find as it is right at the end of the town (and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
jack s
Cumbria, United Kingdom
A worthwhile visit for art enthusiasts

The exhibits are changed regularly and are well displayed in an attractive house.There have been... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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4 Sep 2018
“Wonderful gallery”
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Castlegate House Castlegate | Castlegate Drive, Cockermouth CA13 9HA, England
+44 1900 822149
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Visited with a fellow art lover. A bit tricky to find as it is right at the end of the town (and you have to walk up a short hill) so you wouldn’t know it was there otherwise. But so worth it. A wonderful selection...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We visited to specifically see the Ewan McClure exhibition and were somewhat underwhelmed. Quite a small gallery, only spent around 10 mins there.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ian T
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The exhibits are changed regularly and are well displayed in an attractive house.There have been some very prestigious exhibitions that are usually very stimulating. As well as paintings there is pottery and other works of art on display and reference books relating to exhibits Probably...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A gem of a gallery -been visiting for years - changed a bit in the last year or so - new owners and some new artists - very high end for a fairly small town - always worth checking the web site and sign up...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I like to see what is currently on view when I make a visit to the area. The gallery does like to encourage young artists. I have found on each visit that the staff have a great deal of difficulty in raising their heads from...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank margaret k
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We visit the gallery every time we visit Cockermouth, and the art is wonderful. There is always something new to see, and the quality of the exhibitions is excellent.

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Managra
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Paintings to all tastes and excellent ceramics and pottery with very reasonable price rags. Regular new exhibitions of their own discoveries and more established artists and occasional exhibitions of the calibre of Sheila Fell, Percy Kelly, Lowry, etc.. You will always find things worthy of...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 28 October 2015

we wanted to visit here after reading about it in 'Hercules and the Farmers Wife', well worth the trip,

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank gmwhite2016
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Well displayed art mostly by artists currently working, some locally based with helpful staff and an affordable art purchase scheme.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank HorwichJoan
Reviewed 23 April 2013

I was attracted to visit this Gallery by a board at the foot of a hill in Cockermouth. The buildings are old and elegant and the Gallery is in a white painted building facing what look to be old castle remains. They have regularly changing...More

Date of experience: April 2013
2  Thank sandy1096757
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