The Old Courthouse Gallery in Ambleside the Lake District

The Old Courthouse Gallery in Ambleside, Lake District, is a family-owned independent art gallery with a long history of displaying superb contemporary arts.

Established in 1994, we are proud to be celebrating our 30th year of showcasing the best arts and crafts available from the Lakes and around Britain today. The gallery is spread across three floors of Ambleside’s historic court building, making a bright and welcoming space for you to browse.

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Own Art

Own Art is a funding scheme supported by Arts Council England, Creative Scotland and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. It makes buying the art and crafts you love simple and affordable by spreading the cost over 10 interest-free monthly instalments.

Old Courthouse Gallery gift vouchers

Gift Vouchers

Buying for someone as a gift? Do ask about our complimentary wrapping service. And if you’re not sure what to buy, vouchers make a wonderful gift for friends, family or colleagues, allowing them to choose from our extensive range of original art, craft and jewellery.

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Shipping & delivery

If you can’t visit the gallery in person, we have long experience of safely delivering artworks across the UK and internationally. We choose the best option for your purchase from a range of delivery services and will work with you to arrange a suitable delivery time.