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The Old School Muker

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Art Gallery with hot drinks

We had a good look around the art gallery and were very impressed with the quality of the work that... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Really lovely

We were staying at Keld Lodge for the weekend and had a wander around Muker. So glad we came in as... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Halifax, United Kingdom
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Situated in the picturesque village of Muker, in magical upper-Swaledale, the Old School Gallery & Craftshop showcases the best regional and British art and crafts. Our gallery represents the work of some of Yorkshire’s finest artists, offering an...more
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Old School Gunning Lane, Muker, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL11 6QG, England
+44 1748 886155
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

We had a good look around the art gallery and were very impressed with the quality of the work that was also suitable for buying. In the back room is a drinks machine which needs £2 per cup, but the art gallery happily changed a...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We were staying at Keld Lodge for the weekend and had a wander around Muker. So glad we came in as it has changed a lot since our last visit a few years ago. Lovely owners, beautiful art, ceramic wear, sculptures, soft furnishings.......and very tasty...More

1  Thank sheeps1
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Great little village in the Yorkshire Dales. The Old School Gallery has something to offer for every ones taste without the hard sell. A variety of prints and originals as well as other art items and some very nice gifts. The owners are lovely people...More

1  Thank dockray2018
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is certainly not a gift shop, though there are gifts if you want them. But there is an excellent range of limited edition prints along with some exceptional sculpture. Not cheap for sure but exceptional. Having said that the shop provides a full range...More

1  Thank Graham S
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Excellent gallery - huge array of works of art. Welcoming and characterful venue, coffee and cake. Stunning quality. Beautiful village - great walks

1  Thank Roger K
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We were staying locally and kept returning to this lovely art gallery. Kept spending money too! Would have been happy to have taken quite a lot of the art work home as it was very appealing. Lovely homemade cake in the garden with a cup...More

1  Thank CWharton1
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I have bought the occasional item here but today was looking for a cup of tea as the main cafe in Muker is closed on a Tuesday. It is self service and a little cold and although the tea is rather pricey at £2 the...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A delightful 17th Century school building long since converted into a wonderfully creative array of art & crafts. With a long history of one owner it has fairly recently been taken over by equally passionate Richard & Pauline. They have lots of new ideas whilst...More

Thank Jingle05
Richard W, Owner at The Old School Muker, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Lovely to hear you love the artists we showcase, and that you found the Whitby print by Kate. Our winter plans are coming on, so hopefully you'll see a few changes when you return. Look forward to seeing you then. All the best. Richard &...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Having not been to Muker for a couple of years we popped in here again. There were more items of interest to us than previously so we were able to make a couple of modest purchases.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Shame we couldn't get out into the garden but we had a slice of the deliciously moist carrot cake each with a can of San pellegrino lemon. Left the £8 in the honesty box and then a nice look around the gallery and the gift...More

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