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Cairn House Gallery

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If you visit Durness be sure to go here. Stunning gallary/location for art lovers

The gallary is so lovely, open and airy. The photos are stunning + we bought some. Obviously loves... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
youngmrslynny
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San Francisco
Superb photography

Cairn House Gallery in the home of Kevin Arrowsmith, a superb photographer whose work is on display... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
profjoypc
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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"The cairn house gallery is situated in the village of Durness, the most North Westerly community on mainland Britain. Being closer to Norway than London, dark skies and the occasional Aurora (Northern Lights) in winter contrast with seemingly...more
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The Cairn House A838 Between Durness Village | Opposite Village Hall - Durness, Durness IV27 4QA, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The gallary is so lovely, open and airy. The photos are stunning + we bought some. Obviously loves the area he lives in. We loved it too. Although it is in his home , we did not feel awkward or unwelcome - the very opposite....More

Thank youngmrslynny
Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review and for your custom which is very much appreciated. I hope you enjoyed your visit as much as we enjoy living here!

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Small exhibition but some great photos of the surrounding area, which is one of the most dramatic coastlines in the world.

Thank BRIAN Y
Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for your kind review, I hope you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Cairn House Gallery in the home of Kevin Arrowsmith, a superb photographer whose work is on display here. There are some memorable and extremely atmospheric photos on display of the local area, take in varying seasons of the year and capturing the magical light and...More

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Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hello profjoypc, many thanks for your review and kind comments. I hope you enjoyed your visit and that we see you again sometime in the future

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Small gallery where we bought a photo as a reminder of our great holiday. Lady was very nice and helpful and has a lovely garden and her hubby is an excellant photographer who very kindly responded with advice to my husband about camera filters.

Thank Lynne A
Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hello Tullibardine_13, many thanks for your review, I'm sorry I was out and about when you called at the gallery, but thank you for your purchase. I'm glad your hubby received my email, I hope he finds the information useful

Reviewed 28 June 2017

As a keen amateur photographer I often look closely at the work of professionals and think that I could do better. Not so here! There wasn't a single print that I wouldn't have been delighted to have on my wall or immensely proud to have...More

Thank Clive W
Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hell Clive, many thanks for your review, what can but thank you for your kind comments and for taking the trouble to submit a review. I do spend a lot of time trying to capture something a little different from the run of the mill...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Following a local recommendation, we sought out the Cairn House Gallery to view some locally taken Aurora images. We were warmly greeted by Kevin, the owner and photographer, who was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about his subjects. As a keen but very amateur photographer myself,...More

Thank AtomicUK
Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Many thanks for your review, it was great to meet you both. It sounds like you might have been lucky in seeing an aurora, so I hope that made your visit that much more special. Hope to meet you again in the future.

Reviewed 18 August 2016

This small gallery is one of the best in the area. The photos have a quality and originality not always found in this sort of gallery and really reflect the beauty and variety of the area. They are also very reasonably priced and choice of...More

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Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you for your review Cecilia, I'm glad you liked my work. A pleasure meeting you, I hope we see you return to Durness one day.

Reviewed 3 July 2016

Whilst walking to Smoo caves we came across this beautiful little gallery. Some truly exceptional photography & a very engaging owner. We left with 4 stunning framed images & left the owner with a quite a space on his wall! Recommend a visit.

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Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

Thank you for your custom and review Fixhamill, have a safe journey home

Reviewed 13 June 2016

Kevin Arrowsmith is a wonderfully skilled photographer who lives in the amazing country of northern Scotland. The light there can be amazing, and Kevin is great at taking advantage of it. The gallery is small, but I thoroughly enjoyed exploring it and chatting with Kevin...More

Thank Don K
Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you for your review Don and your kind words. We are indeed privileged to be able to live in such a beautiful place and it's always good to see others explore this amazing corner of the country

Reviewed 6 June 2016

We visited the gallery on the strength of previous reviews and everything others have said is true! Kevin, the owner, is most welcoming and friendly. The photographs on display are fantastic and reflect the wild and stunning beauty of this awe inspiring part of Scotland....More

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Cairn_House_Gallery, Owner at Cairn House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Thank you so much for your review, it's great to learn that people like my work. Do come and see us again one day!

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