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Nature in Art

Wallsworth Hall Sandhurst Lane, Twigworth, Gloucester GL2 9PA, England
+44 1452 731422
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Charming and welcoming small museum and gallery

Even in the rain the house and garden look inviting and are full of delights. Nature in Art is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Falconette
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Leighton Buzzard
Inspiring flower pictures and quirky metal art

There was an exhibition of wild flower and meadow scenes by Meg Stevens when we were there which... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Themkings
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Nature in Art, the world's first museum and art gallery dedicated to fine, decorative and applied art inspired by nature. The displays embrace 2D and 3D work in all mediums and styles from across the world, spanning 1500 years. Each year there is a vibrant temporary exhibitions programme, which includes photography, textiles and much more. There is also the chance to meet an artist at work in the artists' studio (February to November). Visitors can watch a variety of artists create their next masterpiece, take away some helpful hints and tips or even purchase an original artwork.
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Wallsworth Hall Sandhurst Lane, Twigworth, Gloucester GL2 9PA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even in the rain the house and garden look inviting and are full of delights. Nature in Art is worth a visit, though the claim, "unrivalled collection", clearly does not include the massive archives held at the Natural History Museum in London. To harp on...More

Thank Falconette
Reviewed 8 September 2017

There was an exhibition of wild flower and meadow scenes by Meg Stevens when we were there which was fascinating. we looked at the permanent collection as well and saw much to enjoy. a particular highlight was the circular flower picture on the stairway -...More

Thank Themkings
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Didn't go inside the building but had a fun hour looking around the gardens, there are a lot of stunning sculptures and the gardens are beautiful! :)

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Easy to get to from the M5. Lots to interest visitors in the galleries. It was great to see a David Shepherd picture up close. The cafe is rather limited with a lot of mayonnaise!More

Thank dms2546
NatureinArt, General Manager at Nature in Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased you managed to find us easily and you enjoyed the gallery exhibits. Im sorry you found our coffee shop limiting, there is infact a lot to choose from, a lot of which is mayonnaise free. Perhaps you overlooked...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Really interesting and informative place. Very friendly and knowledgable staff and a good gift shop. Spent several hours in the house looking at the exhibits and a lovely walk around the grounds too - which also house sculptures. Artist- in-residence was fascinating to watch. Lovely...More

Thank Karen C
NatureinArt, General Manager at Nature in Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the exhibits and grounds. Our temporary exhibitions frequently change along with items displayed from our permanent collection of which only a small percentage is on display at any one time. If you were...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Spent an enjoyable few hours here. Some of the artwork is stunning and the garden in the back is filled with some hidden treasures. There were artists in residence that were happy to engage with the visitors. On the day that we were there, there...More

Thank Graham D
NatureinArt, General Manager at Nature in Art, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and enjoyed talking to our artists in residence who had travelled from the Netherlands and South Africa to be with us for that week to coincide with the opening of our...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

When we visited this we were lucky enough to arrive while there was a bird of prey exhibition. This was excellent and set in the gardens with the regular exhibits. Some of these were good and we enjoyed the outdoors. We didn't do the indoors...More

Thank MarieK2.
NatureinArt, General Manager at Nature in Art, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for your review. Walks with Hawks are regular visitors to Nature in Art, often making an appearence at our annual Gift and Craft Fair which takes place during the last weekend in October (28th & 29th this year). Everything is always changing in...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Visited with a friend (an art student) for the first time today. Spent five luxuriously relaxed and sun-drenched hours in this lovely place. I walked the 1/2 mile up the drive (having travelled there by bus - the 71 runs between Gloucester and Tewkesbury and...More

Thank Caroline S
NatureinArt, General Manager at Nature in Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are really please you enjoyed your visit. It is great to hear you made use of public transport to reach us. If you travel to us again by bus and arent quite so fortunate with the weather...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

It's not a place that I would make a special visit to, while some of the art is nice, it's very much geared towards an older audience. However one volunteer made sure our daughter knew she could touch one piece of art. The artist in...More

Thank Adam L
NatureinArt, General Manager at Nature in Art, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear you were not inspired by your visit, but please you enjoyed talking to the artist in residence. We aim to cater for a wide audience with an ever changing programme of temporary exhibitions including Wildlife...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

We visited here with my elderly parents (90s) and all thoroughly enjoyed it. The collection is not large but is beautifully displayed and has such a variety of drawings, paintings and glassware there is something for everyone. The lift was a great help for the...More

Thank Maggieanne49
NatureinArt, General Manager at Nature in Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for your recent visit an review. We are pleased you made use of our lift in order to appreciate our four upstairs galleries. We are proud that Nature in Art is fully accessible to wheelchair users and visitors who are less mobile. Our...More

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fsharon2016
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Hi there, im afraid we only allow guide dogs and dogs for the hearing impaired. We hope you are still able to visit us!
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