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We wouldn't have ventured into a gallery normally, despite the fact i love art (we have a 2yr old and 5yr old who like to touch and run riot... cringing). However, I'd popped into the peter rabbit shop across the road with the 5yr old...More
We visited the gallery whilst staying near Hawkshead. The lady running the gallery was very polite, friendly and knowledgeable, she took time to show us around and talk about the different artists whose work is displayed and was happy to answer any questions.
Called in as we had seen an advert locally.
Have to say the gallery is lovely. The works are amazing and would look lovely on our walls, unfortunately not the prices though! I know it's original artwork but still outside our price range.
Regret we couldn't afford to buy but the lady running was so nice. She explained about the artists and even gave us a magnifying glass to look closer at the brush work involved. So friendly and not bothered that we was only looking.
There are some great paintings in here as well as the other shop in Grasmere. A good range, mainly traditional. Owners and staff very knowledgeable, helpful and happy for you to browse. If I could I'd buy loads but have been lucky enough to purchase...More
Date of experience: April 2017
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TimandDeniseHardy, Owner at The Fitzwilliam Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017
Many thanks and so glad you are enjoying your paintings. Call in anytime for a browsw