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The Customs House Gallery

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good selection of local talent

one of the more interesting galleries in West Cornwall. Not pretentious. Lots of local talent on... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Muriel S
Helston, United Kingdom
Essence of Cornwall

The galley always has many interesting works of Art in many forms, pictures, sculptures, prints... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Overlooking the harbour in historic Porthleven, the Customs House Gallery is located in a building that has stood proudly since 1840. The gallery's light, airy and inviting space displays a large and diverse collection of original work, primarily by...more
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Commercial Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13 9JD, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

one of the more interesting galleries in West Cornwall. Not pretentious. Lots of local talent on show at reasonable but sensible prices.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Muriel S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The galley always has many interesting works of Art in many forms, pictures, sculptures, prints, items of interest. Plus a very good framing service, The staff are always friendly and helpful, happy to chat and discuss the Artists on display, also put various exhibitions throughout...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Les313
LouiseWinterton, Owner at The Customs House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for the review, so glad you enjoy visiting us.

Reviewed 10 February 2018

A well stocked gallery, well worth a visit. A wide range of art work to suit most tastes. A variety of prices; but not cheap.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is not the first time we have paid a visit to this gallery. Once inside you are treated to local art in many forms including paintings, jewellery and ceramics. A great place to browse around.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This gallery has a great range of quality local art and craft and is run by a couple who are charming, helpful and know their stuff. We saw some wonderful pictures by Cornish artist Roger Curtis and then went outside to find him painting by...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank blueskychaser
LouiseWinterton, Owner at The Customs House Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Roger's work is beautiful and he always paints 'en plein air' around the harbour side. We had a lovely chat with him yesterday too. So glad you love his work too.

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Do pop in to The Custom House Gallery if you're visiting Porthleven. There is a really interesting choice of paintings, sculpture and glass, all from local artists inspired by the beautiful Cornish countryside.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Customs House Gallery in Porthleven has a fantastic selection of paintings, sculptures, glass work and jewellery by local artists. Well worth a visit if you are in Porthleven.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jude J
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Stunning location, good selection of crafts and paintings. I bought some cards and a small glass saucer. Reasonably priced.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank AntoniaTrip
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this little gallery and spent time having a look around, locally made arts and crafts, amazing paintings definitely something for everyone, nice staff who happily had chat with us

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank emmabee08
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Once again, we called in to the Custom House Gallery, so very, very interesting, there many so many beautifully painted pictures to buy, some really reasonably priced. There are many other items, stationery, pottery, and many items you associate with being near the coast to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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