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The Gallery at Laurieston

Woodbank House, Laurieston, Castle Douglas DG7 2PW, Scotland
+44 1644 450235
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On our way to the Kite Feeding Station with some Norwegian friends we came across this Gallery and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nancy F
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Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
Great photography, amazing service

A lovely gallery with an eclectic range of photography from classic scenes to wonderfully quirky... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Scott F
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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The Gallery at Laurieston is the home of a variety of quality Scottish arts and crafts. It is also the showcase of award winning landscape and fine art photographer Phil McMenemy.You will receive a warm welcome and be surrounded by wonderful imagery of Galloway and Scotland. Images are presented in a variety of styles, sizes and prices from small mounted images to large installation pieces - however, one of the key aspects of the Gallery at Laurieston is that it allows you the opportunity to select the exact size and style for your home or business. Gift vouchers available, as is a cup of tea and a conversation. You will be welcome. Regards phil mcmenemy and family
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“warm welcome” (8 reviews)
“biscuits” (3 reviews)
“spring fling” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Woodbank House, Laurieston, Castle Douglas DG7 2PW, Scotland
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+44 1644 450235
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to the Kite Feeding Station with some Norwegian friends we came across this Gallery and decided to pay an unscheduled visit. Gosh so glad we did!!! Phil's warm welcome touched our hearts. What a lovely man and kind too insisting we have...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

A lovely gallery with an eclectic range of photography from classic scenes to wonderfully quirky abstracts. The gallery regularly hosts other local art work as well as the owners own photography. Complimentary tea or coffee and biscuits etc provided to all along with friendly chat...More

Thank Scott F
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Phil M, Owner at The Gallery at Laurieston, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Hiya Scott Thanks for taking the time and trouble to comment on your visit here to the Gallery at Laurieston. I hope you and your family enjoyed your time in Galloway. I appreciate your visit and your commenst. Regards, as always phil

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this gallery while exploring Loch Ken area and what a lovely way to spend an hour. We enjoyed the browsing the images but the huge added value was Phil. His warm welcome, enthusiasm to share what inspires him and discussing individual pieces...More

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Phil M, Owner at The Gallery at Laurieston, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hiya 'peckrob' Thank you so much. Your review and time is appreciated. Thanks for the kind words regarding your visit. 'Less is More' always works for me, perhaps with the exception of talking! You'll be welcome here again in the future Regards phil

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the gallery and were touched by Phil’s warm and friendly welcome......his art work is out of this world and we were spoilt for choice with pictures. Some stunning moments captured by his camera and pictures have emotions within them! Amazing place and we’d...More

Thank Cali W
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Phil M, Owner at The Gallery at Laurieston, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hey Cali W THANK YOU so much for the fabulous review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit - your description is special & means so much to me! I guess we're all different and react differently to art but reading your review somehow...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We found this little gem by chance. Phil was so enthusiastic, knowledgeable and welcoming. His photographs are very special capturing wonderful local images around Galloway. His work has inspired my 11 year old daughter and I haven't seen my camera since! His coffee wasn't bad...More

Thank Diane B
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Phil M, Owner at The Gallery at Laurieston, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hiya Diane B Thank you so much for your review, greatly appreciated by me. 'Chance' encounters are nearly always the best, are they not? I really enjoyed meetig you and your family and thrilled that I might have sparked an interest in your daughter -...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Visited the gallery for the first time this year and were blown away by the quality and artistry of the photos, and by the warm welcome from the photographer. Be sure to allow enough time to really take everything in.More

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Phil M, Owner at The Gallery at Laurieston, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Hiya Muriel W - thank you for the review. As a rural business I rely on folk such as yourself to help promote the gallery and my work, so I am grateful. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and the welcome - its good...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Lovely Gallery some great work done, we visited today as part of the Spring Fling, we just wanted to thank you Phil for the lovely hospitality in your Gallery, didn't receive that kind of welcome from any of the others over the weekend . I...More

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Phil M, Owner at The Gallery at Laurieston, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Good morning Diane. Thank you so much for the review, I appreciate it a lot. I am so glad you enjoyed your visit here - thank you for your courtesy and for coming to visit me. I also hope you friends and the wee dog...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Laurieston last August and visited Phil at the gallery , had a great time looking at all the photographs. Phil was a great host and we enjoyed the chat and hospitality. We were in the area again yesterday and decided to visit...More

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Phil M, Owner at The Gallery at Laurieston, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Hey good morning - you were very very welcome. I really enjoyed catching-up with you all again. Thank you for the review - I am so glad you enjoyed your visit here to the gallery again. I appreciate you taking the trouble. I hope you...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Photography at the very best. Beautiful moments captured with great skill. Would look terrific in any homes.

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Phil M, Owner at The Gallery at Laurieston, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hey there lintonanne Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit to me here in the heart of Galloway. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit and the works on display. Do please call in again. Thank you Regards phil x

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Phil is a most welcoming host. He makes a great coffee while you browse the work on display. His guest artists have some remarkable work and they change on a regular basis. However the real stars are Phil's own work. We have several which we...More

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Phil M, Owner at The Gallery at Laurieston, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Oh man - thank you so much ac840! I am truly humbled - and, strange for me, lost for words. This is sometimes a lonely world in which we live, connections are often brief and fleeting - but to read this makes me feel so...More

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Oh gosh - please accept my sincere apologies 'Sunderland Scuba'. Somehow this was overlooked and missed by myself. I am so sorry! I can be open at any time 01644 450235 to make sure I am here. Apologies once again - regards... More
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