The Lakes Gallery
The Lakes Gallery
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10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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A gallery of award winning images made in the beautiful and dramatic Lake District National Park. They include mountains, lakes, villages, Herdwick sheep and Highland cows. There are over 130 different pictures on display all availble in sizes from A4 upto several meters long, all offered framed or unframed. Hand crafted gifts are also available.
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  • Elizabeth D
    Belper, United Kingdom27 contributions
    Explore the side streets for hidden gems…
    Strolling down a side street we came across the gallery. Warm and friendly full of beautiful pictures. We were so impressed we couldn’t leave without buying one, but so many to choose from. Worth a visit.
    Thanks very much for your kind words Elizabth. Much appreciated.
    Written 7 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 March 2023
  • Alan F
    2 contributions
    Gallery Visit
    We popped into the Lakes Gallery just to browse, not really looking to buy, that soon changed! On display was an amazing selection of images taken in and around the Lake District. We subsequently spent over an hour deliberating on which print to buy, changing our minds on a number of occasions until reaching a decison. The staff in the shop were so patient and helpful. Would highly recommend a visit.
    Many thanks for your review. Its m much appreciated.
    Written 11 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2023
    Written 11 March 2023
  • Mike Davidson
    2 contributions
    A visit to the Lakes Gallery, Bowness
    We had walked past the Lakes Gallery on many occasions always stopping to admire the wonderful prints on display. We decided to have a serious look inside the gallery with a view to buying a picture for our lounge wall. We were blown away by the quality and variety of pictures on display. After much discussion we ended purchasing four beautiful pictures which we now proudly display. A wonderful experience we would recommend to all.
    Many thanks for your lovely review. Its much appreviated.
    Written 13 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2022
    Written 13 March 2023
  • Iskander C
    4 contributions
    Awesome experience
    This Lake photography gallery is truly incredible. Looking at all their jaw dropping artwork just makes us feel alive! I was amazed by all the beautiful pieces they had, just in pure awe. I have bought two pieces from them so far. Clare, Marilyn & Matt are very helpful and very organised. I look forward to visiting this gallery again, bringing others to look with me (the kids love to go). I highly recommend this gallery. Hands down an amazing experience as soon as you walk in the door and I would highly recommend a visit. Matt is a master of capturing the moment with beautiful pieces from across Cumbria.
    Many thanks Iskander for your fantastic review!. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
    Written 15 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 14 March 2023
  • dave p
    1 contribution
    Great help and gallery to remind you of your walks
    5 out of 5 Popped in to the gallery whilst holidaying in the Lakes. Friendly team who helped us and allowed us to take some photos and contact details when back home. At home was able to select the image we wanted and order what we needed. Image arrived and is now pride of place on our wall as a great memory of our walks.
    Thanks alot Dave. That;s great to hear!
    Written 16 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 March 2023
  • Tony C
    3 contributions
    Unexpected drop in to the Lakes Gallery
    We popped in initially to get out of the rain but were memorised by the fantastic selection of art and photos on display. Staff very welcoming and informative and nothing too much trouble as we do not live in the area and enquired about delivery, frame options and size of prints. We took photos of some pieces and again no issue for the staff. The thing that stood out was the size of the photos and the clarity and definition they still have- we are looking for a large wall and these were ideal
    Many thanks Tony/ Much appreciated.
    Written 16 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2022
    Written 15 March 2023
  • Graham D
    21 contributions
    Great gallery, amazing selection, fabulous quality & service
    From the moment we walked into the studio we were blown away by the choice of prints of all shapes & sizes. From landscapes to close-ups, well known landmarks to never seen remote corners of the Lakes. It took us a serious amount of time making our selection, with lots of help and advice from Clare. After ordering there was great communication from the gallery re the status of our order. Upon delivery we were super impressed with the quality of the mountings & frames. The photgrapher followed up with a call to ensure we were happy. Excellent service from start to finish. Highly recommended.
    Thanks very much Graham & Ellie. Much appreciated.
    Written 25 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited January 2023
    Written 23 March 2023
  • Chris A
    Lymm, United Kingdom5 contributions
    We will be back...
    I dropped in with my Wife on 26th and we were very impressed with the beautiful artwork on display. Given the large number of galleries, even in Bowness, it is hard to find pieces which stand out from the crowd. The Lakes Gallery provided in abundance. The lady was ever so helpful and we purchased two pictures which were prepared for us quickly and with a very friendly service. We will certainly be back soon, the work is now hanging in our home and will definitely be a talking point for years to come.
    Many thanks for yourlovely comments. They're much appreciated.
    Written 30 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 March 2023
  • Donna Ward
    London, United Kingdom7 contributions
    A fabulous gallery, stocked full of spectacular photography!
    The Lakes Gallery was a fantastic find and would highly recommend a visit. It's stocked full of spectacular photography, that was available in different sizes and frame options at a very reasonable price. The lovely gentleman who looked after us, was actually the photographer of a lot of the art on display. We bought one of his, so it was an extra special experience to find out more about the piece and how he took the shot. I now wish we had bought a few more!
    Many thanks Donna. That's lovely to hear
    Written 30 March 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2022
    Written 30 March 2023
  • AlbertSalichs
    Manresa, Spain11,475 contributions
    Very beautiful photo gallery
    The Lake's Gallery is located in the center of Bowness-on-Windermere, a coastal town on Windermere Lake, in Cumbria Region, in the North of England. It is a very beautiful photo gallery, where you can see a lot of very nice photos. Very interesting for photo-lovers. A place, where you can see photos of all seasons, nature, towns, specially from Lakes District National Park. (See also Lake Windermere, High Street, St Martin's Church, Windermere Ferry and Windermere lake cruises)
    Many thanks Albert for your kind words. They're much appreciated.
    Written 12 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 20 July 2023
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Laura W
2 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
Extraordinary photos of the Lakes Region. Landscape and wildlife, sunlight and sky. So glad I didn’t miss this gallery of Matt Muttall photography!
Written 2 January 2024
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Elaine M
1 contribution
Sept 2023 • Couples
Stunning gallery with so many beautiful images to choose from. Excellent customer service and delivery too. Delighted with our purchase.
Written 27 October 2023
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Many thanks Elaine for your lovely review. Its much appreciated.
Written 12 November 2023
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Nailah K
3 contributions
Aug 2023 • Solo
This is an amazing small photography gallery in Bowness. A little hidden away gem really. The photographs are very varied of the local landscapes and displayed wonderfully in frames which are also available to purchase. Matt and Marilyn showed me around and were very approachable and friendly in helping me to choose the right piece of art for me.
Written 1 October 2023
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Many thanks Nailah for your lovely comments. Its much appreciated. It was very nice meeting you.
Written 12 November 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

AlbertSalichs
Manresa, Spain11,475 contributions
Dec 2022 • Friends
The Lake's Gallery is located in the center of Bowness-on-Windermere, a coastal town on Windermere Lake, in Cumbria Region, in the North of England. It is a very beautiful photo gallery, where you can see a lot of very nice photos. Very interesting for photo-lovers. A place, where you can see photos of all seasons, nature, towns, specially from Lakes District National Park.
(See also Lake Windermere, High Street, St Martin's Church, Windermere Ferry and Windermere lake cruises)
Written 20 July 2023
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Many thanks Albert for your kind words. They're much appreciated.
Written 12 November 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Rose W
3 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
So many beautiful images of the Lakes, it was difficult to choose but we did. Clare had the picture packed up & waiting for us to collect on the day we agreed. Overall excellent service
Written 10 July 2023
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Many thanks Rose for your lovely review. I'll pass it onto Clare.
Written 12 November 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Donna Ward
London, UK7 contributions
Apr 2022
The Lakes Gallery was a fantastic find and would highly recommend a visit. It's stocked full of spectacular photography, that was available in different sizes and frame options at a very reasonable price. The lovely gentleman who looked after us, was actually the photographer of a lot of the art on display. We bought one of his, so it was an extra special experience to find out more about the piece and how he took the shot. I now wish we had bought a few more!
Written 30 March 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Many thanks Donna. That's lovely to hear
Written 31 March 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Chris A
Lymm, UK5 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
I dropped in with my Wife on 26th and we were very impressed with the beautiful artwork on display. Given the large number of galleries, even in Bowness, it is hard to find pieces which stand out from the crowd. The Lakes Gallery provided in abundance. The lady was ever so helpful and we purchased two pictures which were prepared for us quickly and with a very friendly service. We will certainly be back soon, the work is now hanging in our home and will definitely be a talking point for years to come.
Written 27 March 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Many thanks for yourlovely comments. They're much appreciated.
Written 31 March 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Graham D
Manchester, United Kingdom21 contributions
Jan 2023
From the moment we walked into the studio we were blown away by the choice of prints of all shapes & sizes. From landscapes to close-ups, well known landmarks to never seen remote corners of the Lakes.

It took us a serious amount of time making our selection, with lots of help and advice from Clare.

After ordering there was great communication from the gallery re the status of our order. Upon delivery we were super impressed with the quality of the mountings & frames. The photgrapher followed up with a call to ensure we were happy.

Excellent service from start to finish. Highly recommended.
Written 23 March 2023
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Thanks very much Graham & Ellie. Much appreciated.
Written 25 March 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Doug B
Telford, UK43 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
This tucked away gallery in the back streets of Bowness is well worth a visit. The landscape photographs of the Lake District are quite outstanding The charming staff are both knowledgeable and helpful They arranged for a beautiful image to be framed gift wrapped and ready for pick up in a very short time
The Lake District has many of the mist beautiful landscapes in the UK and these are wonderfully captured by Matt
Written 17 March 2023
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Many thanks Doug for your lovely review. Much appreciated.
Written 18 March 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Tony C
3 contributions
May 2022
We popped in initially to get out of the rain but were memorised by the fantastic selection of art and photos on display. Staff very welcoming and informative and nothing too much trouble as we do not live in the area and enquired about delivery, frame options and size of prints. We took photos of some pieces and again no issue for the staff. The thing that stood out was the size of the photos and the clarity and definition they still have- we are looking for a large wall and these were ideal
Written 15 March 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Many thanks Tony/ Much appreciated.
Written 16 March 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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The Lakes Gallery is open:
  • Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:30