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Beatrix Potter Gallery

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside 3.1 miles away

Beatrix Potter Gallery, Main Street, Ambleside, Cumbria


Discover the Story behind Beatrix Potter Discover the life of one of the worlds most beloved childrens authors at the Beatrix Potter Gallery near Ambleside where you can enjoy an exhibition of her original drawings and watercolours.... more

The Old Courthouse Gallery

Market Pl, Ambleside 6.3 miles away

The Old Courthouse Gallery, Market Pl, Ambleside, Cumbria

Based in the historic old courthouse, in the market place in Ambleside, this gallery occupies three floors. Having established a strong reputation for supporting high quality arts and craft workmanship, the Old Courthouse Gallery continues to... more

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

Abbot Hall, Kendal 13.7 miles away

Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Museum of Lakeland Life, situated in the stable block of Abbot Hall Art Gallery tells the story of how Lakeland folk lived and entertained themselves in the Lake District from the 18th century, before cars and railways. There are recreated farmhouse... more

Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Kendal 13.7 miles away

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria

Built in 1759, Abbot Hall in Kendal started life as a family home but over the centuries fell into disrepair and has been used for everything from a nursery to a bank. A grade II listed building in great danger of falling apart, it was saved by a... more

The Dock Museum

North Road, Barrow-in-Furness 18.9 miles away

The Dock Museum, North Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Barrow-in-Furness transformed in the 19th and 20th century from small farming community to one of Britain’s most formidable ship builders and The Dock Museum tells the tale of the metamorphosis. The museum is built over an original Victorian graving... more

Farfield Mill

Arts & Heritage Centre, Garsdale Road, Sedbergh 23.4 miles away

Farfield Mill, Arts & Heritage Centre, Sedbergh, Cumbria

A restored Victorian woollen mill now housing artists' studios, exhibition galleries, working looms with demonstrating artists and a cafe. The heritage floor illustrates the history of Farfield Mill, the lives of its workers and the local people of... more

Discovery Museum

Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne 58.1 miles away

Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear


Learn hands on at The Discovery Museum, Newcastle The Discovery Museum in Newcastle is probably most famous for its Turbinia exhibit – the first vessel to be powered by a steam turbine and dreamt up by Charles Parsons, who served... more

Shipley Art Gallery

Prince Consort Road, Gateshead 58.7 miles away

Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

The Shipley Art Gallery opened in 1917 with a collection of 504 paintings bequeathed by local solicitor Joseph Shipley. Since then the collection has grown to include nearly 800 paintings and collections of works on paper, decorative art and... more

Laing Art Gallery

New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne 58.8 miles away

Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

This small but important gallery on Newcastle’s New Bridge Street is home to a very impressive collection of sculpture and art and is well known for attracting some of the big hitters in historic, modern and contemporary art to the north east. The... more

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum

Buddle Street, Wallsend 62.0 miles away

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum - in AD122 the Emperor Hadrian ordered a mighty frontier system to be built across Britain to defend the Roman Empire from the barbarians to the north, and Segedunum was the last outpost of Hadrian´s Wall. The... more

Stephenson Railway Museum

Middle Engine Lane, North Shields 63.9 miles away

Stephenson Railway Museum, Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne & Wear

Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields. George and Robert Stephenson spent 20 years in North Tyneside developing their pioneering ideas which helped spread railways and locomotives around the... more

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

Ocean Road, South Shields 66.1 miles away

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear

At the very heart of its community, South Shields Museum celebrates the rich heritage of South Tyneside and the people who shaped it. The building that South Shields Museum currently occupies has had a long and interesting past. It was constructed in... more

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum

Baring Street, South Shields 66.1 miles away

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum, Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear

South Shields’ Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum provides a fascinating insight into the Roman determination to maintain its mighty frontier system, the fort being the military supply base for the 17 forts along Hadrian’s Wall. There is absolutely loads... more

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Burdon Road, Sunderland 66.6 miles away

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

At the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, the story of Sunderland from its prehistoric past through to the present day is told by hands-on exhibits and interactive displays. The Art Gallery shows paintings by L S Lowry alongside Victorian... more

Ascot Studios

Bee Mill, Preston Road, Ribchester 66.7 miles away

Ascot Studios, Bee Mill, Ribchester, Lancashire

Showcasing local, national and international artists, Ascot Studios in Ribchester in the Ribble Valley, Lancs, is one of the leading independent art galleries in Britain. It is housed in a converted industrial north light building with high ceilings... more

Manx National Heritage

Manx Museum, Kingswood Grove, Douglas 70.8 miles away

Manx National Heritage, Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man

At Manx National Heritage, enjoy 10,000 years of the Isle of Man´s often turbulent history brought to life in an imaginative and thought-provoking way through the Story of Mann, which starts at the award-winning Manx Museum in Douglas and takes on a... more

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum

Towneley Holmes Road, off Todmorden Road, Burnley 73.9 miles away

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Towneley Holmes Road, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Hall was the home of the Towneley family for over 500 years until 1902. Displays include oil and watercolour paintings, studio pottery, Royal Lancastrian Pilkington Pottery, regional oak furniture. The Hall contains fine period rooms,Great... more

Cliffe Castle Museum

Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley 74.2 miles away

Cliffe Castle Museum, Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Once the grand family home of Victorian textile millionaire Henry Isaac Butterfield, Cliffe Castle Museum in Keighley, west Yorkshire, is now a fabulously restored glittering mansion inside which you can learn just how the Butterfields – and wealthy... more

The Atkinson

Lord Street, Southport 75.4 miles away

The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside

The Atkinson is a multi-art form venue slap bang in the middle of Lord Street in Southport. This renovated 19th century building provides a platform for music, literature, poetry, theatre, art and history and hosts some of the country’s most talented... more

Bronte Parsonage Museum

Church Street, Haworth, Keighley 75.8 miles away

Bronte Parsonage Museum, Church Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire

It’s hard to believe that literary milestones such as Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall were penned in the rather unassuming Yorkshire village of Haworth. But the Bronte Parsonage Museum, filled with the family's furniture,... more

Mercer Art Gallery

Swan Road, Harrogate 78.2 miles away

Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

There are some 2,000 works of art tucked inside the handsome Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate (built as the city's first spa building in 1806), mainly from the 19th and 20th century periods, which make for some very lively and entertaining... more

Royal Pump Room Museum

Crown Place, Harrogate 78.3 miles away

Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Royal Pump Room Museum, which is housed in Harrogate´s premier spa building and the site of Europe´s strongest sulphur well, tells the story of Harrogate as a spa. The distinctive octagonal building was built in 1842 by Isaac Shutt and re-opened in... more

Lindisfarne Priory

Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed 80.8 miles away

Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland


Experience the tranquillity of Lindisfarne Priory Set on a tidal island off the north east coast of England, Lindisfarne Priory has been drawing visitors to its shores for many centuries and it is not hard to see why. For... more

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

Lister Park, Bradford 81.2 miles away

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Set your sights on Bradford’s civic art gallery, Cartwright Hall, and you’ve a full day of art and relaxation in store. Not only does this grand hall contain contemporary exhibitions on the ground floor, with four permanent galleries displaying works... more

Bradford Industrial Museum

Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford 82.4 miles away

Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Mills, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Bradford Industrial Museum, built in 1875 and the original spinning mill, is alive with magnificent machinery which once converted raw wool into the world´s worsted cloth. Inside the mill, you can experience the sounds and smells of the engines which... more

National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh 83.8 miles away

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

From Japanese theatre prints to the hunt for the Higgs-bosun particle, there’s no shortage of fascinating rolling exhibitions at the National Museum of Scotland. Here you can learn more about the natural world, understand international cultures,... more

Talbot Rice Gallery

University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh 83.8 miles away

Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Talbot Rice Gallery is the public art gallery of The University of Edinburgh. Established in 1975, it is named after David Talbot Rice, Professor of Fine Art (1934-1972). Talbot Rice Gallery is one of Scotland´s leading public galleries of... more

National War Museum

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh 84.0 miles away

National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The National War Museum in Edinburgh is simply unmissable for those with an interest in Scottish soldiers through history. Within the magical setting of the city’s grand, foreboding castle, you’ll hear accounts of glorious victory and miserable... more

The Writers' Museum

Lady Stairs House, Lady Stairs Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh 84.0 miles away

The Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Writers´ Museum is dedicated to Scotland´s great literary figures - Robert Burns (1759-1796), Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895). On display is a collection of manuscripts, first editions, portraits and personal... more

Museum of Childhood

42 High Street, Royal Mile, Edinburgh 84.0 miles away

Museum of Childhood, 42 High Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Museum of Childhood, opened in 1955, was the dream of a local councillor, Patrick Murray. It is a unique treasure house dedicated to children and crammed full of memories of childhood past and present and spread over five floors. Many of the... more

City Art Centre

2 Market Street, Edinburgh 84.0 miles away

City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

If you plan to visit Edinburgh or are a resident in this beautiful old city, the City Art Centre near Waverley Railway Station is a great way to orientate yourself with the artistic history and heritage of the Scottish capital. With a massive... more

The Queen´s Gallery

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh 84.1 miles away

The Queen´s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Visit one of Scotlands Finest Galleries The Queen´s Gallery, hosts a programme of changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection. Exhibitions in 2006 include: Unfolding Pictures: Fans in the Royal Collection (9 Dec to 29 May 2006).... more

Scottish National Gallery

The Mound, Edinburgh 84.1 miles away

Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore one of Britain's Finest Galleries The National Gallery of Scotland was opened in 1859, and houses Scotland´s greatest collection of European paintings, drawings and prints dating from the early Renaissance to the late 19th... more

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh 84.2 miles away

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One), 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore a world of Modern Art in the Heart of Edinburgh Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is a magnificent building housing Scotland´s finest collection of 20th and 21st century paintings, sculpture and graphic art.... more

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh 84.2 miles away

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore a world of Modern Art in the Heart of Edinburgh The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art’s Modern Two gallery sits 15 minutes from Princes Street in Edinburgh in sculpted parkland and contains a fascinating exploration... more

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1 Queen Street, Edinburgh 84.4 miles away

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in one of Edinburgh most remarkable buildings Built in the 1880s, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh is a visual history of Scotland from the 16th century to the... more

Bury Art Museum

Moss Street, Bury 84.4 miles away

Bury Art Museum, Moss Street, Bury, Greater Manchester

Bury Art Museum opened in 1901 thanks to the generosity of the children of local paper manufacturer Thomas Wrigley. To commemorate Queen Victoria´s Diamond Jubilee in 1897, they presented the town with their father´s art collection which included... more

National Museum of Rural Life

Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road, East Kilbride 86.1 miles away

National Museum of Rural Life, Wester Kittochside, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire

The National Museum of Rural Life is set on Wester Kittochside working farm in East Kilbride, Scotland, which is run according to 1950s agricultural methods and practices. Inside the farmhouse you get a real sense of what living on a farm was... more

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life

Heritage Way, Coatbridge 87.6 miles away

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life, Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

It’s blast off at Summerlee Industrial Museum for the whole family, where the ironwork’s old furnaces can still be viewed and you can jump on board Scotland’s only electric tramway. Step back in time to the mid-19th century when the area was dubbed... more

Red House

Oxford Road, Gomersal, Cleckheaton 87.6 miles away

Red House, Oxford Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire

Red House, built in 1660, was home to the Taylor family who were cloth merchants and manufacturers. Mary Taylor, daughter of the house in the 19th century was a close friend of Charlotte Bronte, who visited often. The house looks very much as it... more

National Museum of Flight

East Fortune Airfield, East Fortune 87.7 miles away

National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Fortune, East Lothian

Whether you are keen to see how the jet set went about their business supersonically or prefer getting to grips with the finer mechanisms of an RAF Nimrod, the National Museum of Flight based at historic East Fortune Airfield, sates all your aerial... more

Huddersfield Art Gallery

Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield 90.4 miles away

Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

With works by LS Lowry and Henry Moore headlining, Huddersfield Art Gallery is a great place to while away a morning or afternoon in the company of some of the best British artists of the 20th century. The gallery, on the second floor of the town... more

The Burrell Collection

Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow 90.7 miles away

The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow, Glasgow City

After spending time in buzzing, urban Glasgow, it comes as rather a shock to find the world-famous Burrell Collection sitting in a woodland setting in the glorious Pollok Country Park. A quick cab ride from the centre of the city, this oasis of calm... more

People's Palace & Winter Gardens

Glasgow Green, Glasgow 90.8 miles away

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow Green, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The People´s Palace Museum and Winter Gardens opened in 1898, the collection displays the historical, social and cultural history of Glasgow, and its people from 1750 to the present. Displays tell the story of the Tobacco Lords who lived in sumptuous... more

Tolson Museum

Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, Moldgreen, Huddersfield 90.9 miles away

Tolson Museum, Ravensknowle Park, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Tolson Memorial Museum is the history book of a typical Yorkshire town, the Museum draws a vivid and intriguing picture of Huddersfield and its people, from the prehistoric to the present. Displays include natural history, the textile industry and... more

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

2 Castle Street, Glasgow 91.5 miles away

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none. Displays occupy three floors and are divided into four exhibition areas: the Gallery of Religious Art, the Gallery... more

Gallery of Modern Art

Royal Exchange Square, 361 Wellshot Road, Glasgow 91.7 miles away

Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in Glasgow, sits in a neo-classical, pillared building in Exchange Square, once the hub of commercial activity in the city and now the pulse of 20th and 21st century artistic endeavour. Just a stone’s throw from the... more

Callendar House

Callendar Estate, Falkirk 91.7 miles away

Callendar House, Callendar Estate, Falkirk, Falkirk

One of Scotland´s finest country houses, Callender House tells the story of over 600 years of Scottish history and architecture. Costumed staff re-create the daily routines of the past, in the working Georgian kitchen, the Printers, General Store and... more

Walker Art Gallery

William Brown Street, Liverpool 91.8 miles away

Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside

All the family are welcome at the Walker Art Gallery, one of the finest art galleries in Europe. Covering art from medieval times to the 21st century, the gallery is a treasure trove just waiting to be discovered. Get up close to Tudor portraits of... more

Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered

Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool 92.4 miles away

Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool, Merseyside

Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered was opened in 1994 and situated within Merseyside Maritime Museum, it tells the exciting story of smuggling and duty men from the 1700s to the present day. This surprising Museum houses one of the most... more

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