We are currently operating on-line only.

In line with government regulations on non-essential shops we are closed from Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December. All of our artworks are still available in our online shop, along with Gift Vouchers if you’re struggling for inspiration! 

When we re-open we’ll be back operating under the COVID-19 arrangements here. We look forward to welcoming you back to the gallery soon.  

A little bit about us

The Old Courthouse Gallery in Ambleside, Lake District, is a family-owned independent art gallery with a long history of displaying superb contemporary arts. The gallery is spread across three floors of the town’s historic court building, giving us a bright and welcoming space to showcase the best arts and crafts available from the Lakes and around Britain today.

We feature a wide range of original wall art from paintings & drawings to textiles & linocuts. We also display fine wood craft & furniture, glass and sculptures in bronze & ceramic. Our jewellery section includes collections that are both beautiful and very wearable. We like to ensure that there is always a wide variety of high quality pieces at a range of prices on display. So, whether you’re a serious collector or just looking for an ideal gift or a memento of your visit you’re always welcome to pop in for a browse. Our friendly team will be happy to help!

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