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“So inspiring we nearly bought a painting!”

Fowey River Gallery
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“So inspiring we nearly bought a painting!”
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Now I love nothing more than mooching round a gallery, especially when there is quality art on display. I don't care for all of it but most of what I saw at the Fowey River Gallery was inspired.
I can't paint or draw, so to see such lovely works on display and knowing how much work can go into them was a treat.
I loved the work by Paul J Gunn and Mike Hindle, and with it being Fowey and Cornwall artwork it was even more special.
Jenny was an absolute blast to talk to and really knew her stuff regarding the artists.( We will take very good care of grandpa prawn)
What I found interesting was they do an interest free purchase scheme, so making the art so much more affordable. Sadly it still didn't convince the better half.
The downstairs shop was full off some lovely quality bits and pieces and the Joseph Joseph kitchenware was cheaper than we had bought in a well known department store.
We go home in two days but maybe I can twist my Lovely wife's arm for another visit!
Oh and our dog was also made very welcome.

Visited October 2013
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Jennifer M, Owner at Fowey River Gallery, responded to this review, 27 October 2013
So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the gallery. Maybe next time you will buy a painting. Do keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for information about new work from artists and news from the shop.
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Winchester
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“excellent”
Reviewed 1 October 2013

A high-quality and broad range of work by local artists made this a very interesting gallery to visit.

Visited September 2013
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Jennifer M, Owner at Fowey River Gallery, responded to this review, 6 October 2013
Thank you for your very kind words. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit.
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Perigueux
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196 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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“A good mix of art”
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Great art and crafts. Well worth a visit

A bit difficult if you are handicapped or very elderly to see everything. Good tea shop very close.

Visited August 2013
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Jennifer M, Owner at Fowey River Gallery, responded to this review, 18 August 2013
Thanks very much for visitng the gallery, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Fowey.

We understand that there is an access problem, a couple of steps up into the building, stairs down to the shop and up to the gallery but we are always happy to help people with buggies or restricted mobility, please ask.
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Fowey, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Great selection of Art and nice presents”
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Fowey River Gallery is a "proper" art gallery showing some of the best artists Cornwall has to offer displayed in a really nice setting. It also has a good range of gifts and cards ranging from the traditional to the nicely quirky. It is well worth a visit when you're in the area.

Visited July 2013
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Fowey, England, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
55 attraction reviews
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“Fine Art in Fowey”
Reviewed 9 July 2013

If you go into Fowey, be prepared for the narrow main street - Fore Street - and the many little shops selling clothes and pasties. Fowey has a range of galleries for Arts & crafts, but this is the best one . They have have a big gallery on the first floor with a range of local artists selling original paintings, and a shop on the ground floor selling gifts, kitchenware and cards.

And not to forget - the little bobbing flowers that are an impulse spend.

Visited July 2013
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