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Giles Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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Lovely little gallery run by a lovely family! Looking forward to visiting when I am in Wales next... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Ryde, United Kingdom
Friendly, professional and always something new.

Beth, and her family, always have a smile and a warm welcome waiting whenever I've popped in. The... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Pontyclun, Wales, United Kingdom
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Giles Gallery is a working studio, bringing together a range of creating aspects in the inspirational atmosphere of the family run converted church. Daily art classes and workshops, art supplies, framing service as well as monthly rotating art and...more
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Cowbridge Road | The OId Methodist Chapel, Pontyclun CF72 9ER, Wales
+44 1443 228638
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Great gallery in the centre of Pontyclun. Lots of different Welsh arts and crafts to choose from. A wide range of other crafts as well. A great place to visit if you want a local gift or momento.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Anthony653
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Lovely little gallery run by a lovely family! Looking forward to visiting when I am in Wales next. I have had work in the gallery, needle felted pictures.....and I enjoy calling in there to see other artists work (from the surrounding area) there too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank FoodyFan
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Beth, and her family, always have a smile and a warm welcome waiting whenever I've popped in. The gallery has a wide range of artwork, from very low cost items through to original paintings at a higher, yet reasonable, price. I run an office nearby...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dans1977uk
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My favourite place in Pontyclun. Talented artist Beth runs art classes with patience and humour. Always a warm welcome from the whole Giles family. Beautiful cards, gifts and artwork. Thank you :)

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Giles Gallery is a real gem. The exhibitions change regularly, showing the best art and crafts available. Many unique and beautiful pieces for sale. All based in a beautiful old chapel. A warm welcome awaits. Definitely worth a browse. I've been there on many occasions...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Beezleben
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy visiting this gallery. There’s a wealth of amazing talent and a great choice of original art and craft to see and buy at affordable prices. Every time I go there I see something new. The atmosphere is very welcoming and friendly and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Getaway761857
Reviewed 19 March 2018

A gorgeous gallery selling beautiful work! If you're looking for a high-quality, unique gift, or to treat yourself, Giles Gallery is the perfect place. A warm and friendly welcome and great help in finding that perfect piece.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Liz L
Reviewed 25 December 2017

I was looking forward to visiting the Galery which we did late Christmas Eve - how very disappointing apart from being cold the atmosphere inside was non existent. The woman at the desk was constantly playing on her mobile - it was my intention to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank trinity19452017
BethGilesGallery, Owner at Giles Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

I’m sorry you felt so disappointed late on Christmas Eve. As I believe it was myself who was behind the desk, I was actually organising meeting my family that evening and discussing plans with them as I was the only one working that day and...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

What a busy little place displaying paintings,crafts,Christmas displays all made by talented people for anyone to buy. Ideal for unusual gifts,situated in the centre of a busy street. Give it a go at this lovely shopping centre.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Christine S
Reviewed 12 November 2017

As the title says, what a fantastic little place. From its building, to the decor, the layout, the fact that is supports local art and artists, oh and the owners little dog, makes for a wonderful experience, whether one is an art lover or not....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alun P
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