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The gallery has been very busy since the end of lockdown and we are enjoying having the extra space in our extension! It gives us more room to display the superb work of our wonderful group of artists and it also enhances our existing ‘Good to Go’ status with Visit Britain, so you can relax and can browse in socially-distanced comfort.

If you haven’t had a chance to visit us yet, here are some ‘before & after’ shots

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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