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The Old Courthouse Gallery

The Old Courthouse Gallery


Occupying three floors within an historic building, this bright and welcoming gallery showcases the best arts and crafts in the Lakes and Britain today.

A range of media are featured in the gallery including wall art, wood/furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork and jewellery, ensuring a deep and high quality range of pieces for the serious collector or the person looking for the ideal gift or memento.

Opening details

Opening Times:
Mon to Sat - 10:00 to 17:00
Sun - 10:00 to 16:00


Free entry


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop


The Old Courthouse Gallery,
Market Place,
LA22 9BU


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Map reference: NY 376044  Lat: 54.43164 Long: -2.96248

The Gallery is located in the centre of Ambleside in the market place itself.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesAudible alarm system

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