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Morven Gallery

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Address: Barvas, Stornoway HS2 0QX, Scotland
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+44 1851 840216

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This was a lovely place to visit. The Art Gallery is well presented and full of light. The food and drink in the cafe is best quality and meticulously presented. Take your... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Rosemary G
Stornoway, United Kingdom
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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was a lovely place to visit. The Art Gallery is well presented and full of light. The food and drink in the cafe is best quality and meticulously presented. Take your visitors, take your granny, but this would not be a place to take a restless toddler.

Thank Rosemary G
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66 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

An attractive gallery in converted farm buildings between the main road to Ness and the sea. It has light and airy exhibition spaces with a mixture of paintings, photography and other items. We particularly enjoyed some of the photography, including looking at a stunning book relating Harris Tweed patterns to the landscapes of Harris. Excellent tea and cake too, so... More 

Thank Roamer69
Richmond, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Visited twice during our visit to the Isle of Lewis & Harris. Purchased a fabulous framed photo of Luskentyre Beach by David Wilson, local photographer. There is some lovely art to browse and highly recommend the coffee and delicious home made cakes. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.

Thank Jean W
Western Isles
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115 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I suppose most people go here for the art, but my Mum and I dropped in for tea and coffee, not really into art. Saying that I did see some very nice paintings. The tea and cakes were absolutely excellent. I had lemon drizzle and my Mum had chocolate cake and we both thought they were very very yummy. The... More 

Thank Dealande
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299 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We always visit this gallery when we are in Lewis and have coffee and cake. Two of our favourite painting have been bought from here.

Thank alexmaclennan
Cape Town, South Africa
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is a lovely gallery. Expensive works of art, photographs and the usual goods to purchase, cards locally sourced gifts etc. It is a little off the beaten track and a very welcome coffee stop.always a lovely range of cakes, great service, spot on background music, a must if you are in this area.

Thank Jessievaltos
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

great homemade cakes,, delicious coffee ,fine art ,lovely views in a building with surprises old steading on the outside modern inside with great light

Thank Hazel C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This gallery was recommended as a place to visit and indeed it is worth the trip. There were modern paintings, interesting "bits and pieces" of maritime life, jewellery and gifts as well as a very nice coffee shop with home baking. Beware the flies outside when you get back in your vehicle!

Thank D M
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Enjoyed our visit. Nothing that inspired us to buy but a good selection of local artists' work and well worth a visit.

Thank Glenncan
Kampong Thom, Cambodia
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Very friendly. reat art, excellent coffe and cakes. A great place to stop on the road up the west side of Lewis towards the Butt - watch out for the sign for coffee by the roadside.

Thank Royston-Mike

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