Abbot Hall Art Gallery

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Abbot Hall, Lakeland Arts.

Abbot Hall is one of Britain’s preeminent small art galleries. Set in a Grade I-listed Georgian building on the banks of the River Kent in Kendal, Cumbria. The gallery holds an exceptional collection of 18th-21st century fine art including works by Bridget Riley, Dame Barbara Hepworth, JMW Turner, George Romney (b. 1734) and John Ruskin amongst many others. In addition to this collection, Abbot Hall has become known for its exhibition schedule.

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Telephone: 01539 637940 Visit Now

Accessibility

Accessible Car Parking, Accessible Toilet, Wheelchair Accessible

Admission Charges

£0-12

Services and Facilities

Gallery, shop, food, drink, pay and display car park

Opening Hours

  • Wednesday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday10:00am - 4:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

What's on at Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Plunge with Pride
ActivityKendal and Sedbergh, Cumbria
Kendal Pride: Plunge with Pride

Discover how wild swimming in natural waters can reinvigorate you and leave you set up for the day by taking the plunge this Kendal Pride.

free entry

What's on near Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Plunge with Pride
ActivityKendal and Sedbergh, Cumbria
Kendal Pride: Plunge with Pride

Discover how wild swimming in natural waters can reinvigorate you and leave you set up for the day by taking the plunge this Kendal Pride.

free entry

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