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Old Courthouse Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Wonderful place to visit and such welcoming and helpful staff

I went up to Ambleside specifically to visit the Old Courtyard Gallery as they were hosting an... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
candirisk
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cheshire
Brilliant gallery

This is one gallery not to miss. It comprises 3 floors of artwork of many kinds. The woodwork is... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Alan H
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Melbourne, Australia
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Established in 1994, the Old Courthouse Gallery, Ambleside has become one of the leading independent contemporary arts galleries in the North of England. Occupying three floors within an historic building, the bright and welcoming gallery showcases...more
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Market Place, Ambleside LA22 9BU, England
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

I went up to Ambleside specifically to visit the Old Courtyard Gallery as they were hosting an exhibition of Daniel Cooper's work. As expected , this was superb. But what was unexpected was the gallery itself. What a wonderful space. It is such an interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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OCG-Arts, Owner at Old Courthouse Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you candirisk for taking the time to review the Old Courthouse Gallery. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and that Daniel's exhibition was worth the trip! Thank you also for your kind words about our team at the gallery - we are very...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is one gallery not to miss. It comprises 3 floors of artwork of many kinds. The woodwork is outstanding with a number of highly skilled and well-known artisans contributing. Handmade jewelry, porcelain and ceramic work, paintings and a range of other unusual artwork is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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OCG-Arts, Owner at Old Courthouse Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Wow Alan H, what a lovely review. We couldn't have put it better ourselves! We are very proud of our gallery, our team and the artists we showcase. Delighted you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The Old Courthouse Gallery has such a variety of beautiful things from jewellery to ceramics, paintings, furniture and glass. We have been coming for a very long time and the present owners have maintained the good taste and quality. They were exceptionally helpful in ordering...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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OCG-Arts, Owner at Old Courthouse Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you keith178 for taking the time to review the Old Courthouse Gallery. We really do aim to provide "Art for all" with our extensive family of artists who offer a wide range of artwork to suit all tastes. We are delighted you were happy...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I just love this gallery, set in the heart of pretty Ambleside. They sell a wide range of quality artwork, created by a host of talented, contemporary artists and there is something to suit most pockets. Staff are pleasant and helpful.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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OCG-Arts, Owner at Old Courthouse Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you Howi58 for taking the time to review the Old Courthouse Gallery. We especially like the title of your review! Thank you also for your kind words about our team at the gallery - we are very proud of them all. There are new...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

OCG has a very interesting and varied selection of works, and their large upstairs gallery space lends itself very well to their display of beautiful paintings. The staff are enthusiastic and ready to offer helpful advice. It is definintely worth visiting if you are in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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OCG-Arts, Owner at Old Courthouse Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you pmh20182018 for your lovely review of the Old Courthouse Gallery and especially your kind words about our team at the gallery. We are very proud of them all. There are new pieces arriving all the time so we look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Old Courthouse Gallery has some lovely jewellery on display, as well as hand made furnishings, glassware, and art works. Well worth as visit when in Ambleside, you will be sure to find something different to the usual gallery fare.More

Date of experience: July 2017
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OCG-Arts, Owner at Old Courthouse Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you Mrs Jackie C for your kind review. We strive to offer the best in contemporary British art and craft for our customers to enjoy. With new pieces arriving all the time, there is always something different on display. We hope you will call...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

So glad that the OCG has been kept as it was now it is under new ownership. So many beautiful things to look at and new things to see each time you go. Amazing art, stunning jewellery, fun animal ceramics, woodwork and really unusual glass...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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OldCourthouseGallery, Owner at Old Courthouse Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Dear HaworthHappywanderer, Thank for your kind review of the Old Courthouse Gallery. It is a joy to hear such lovely comments about our gallery. There is always plenty to see as we are continually introducing new work from talented individuals. We love dogs here at...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Gallery is full of attractive and unusual crafts, nearly all hand made and individual. I love the glass work and ceramics, and there are original paintings, and also jewellery, all lovely to look at - maybe buy?! When going round I wish I had...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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OldCourthouseGallery, Owner at Old Courthouse Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thank you Chris B for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed looking round our beautiful gallery. We are fortunate to have lots of new items arriving all the time so definitely worth calling in whenever you are in Ambleside or you can find...More

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