A Hidden Artistic Gem: Abbot Hall Art Gallery in Kendal

Watch our short Lakes Culture film about Abbot Hall Art Gallery, a hidden artistic gem in the heart of Kendal.

Tucked away in the scenic town of Kendal you’ll find Abbot Hall Art Gallery. A cultural treat that invites you to enjoy two floors of light-filled gallery spaces with ever-changing exquisite exhibitions.

Abbot Hall Art Gallery… a hidden artistic gem in the scenic town of Kendal on the edge of the Lake District National Park

Located on the banks of the River Kent, Abbot Hall boasts an impressive collection of artworks by Schwitters, Cezanne, Constable, Goldsworthy, Hockney, Moore, Picasso, Ruskin, Romney and Turner, among many others.

For some delicious refreshments Abbot Hall also has a fabulous café.

Find out more here

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AL


Discover Six Trails of the Unexpected and explore the cultural side of Cumbria during your visit! These walks have been developed by Cumbria Museum Consortium in association with award-winning writer Vivienne Crow, as a celebration of the artworks and artefacts of galleries, museums and historic houses in Cumbria as well as the well-known artists, writers and dynasties associated with them.

Kendal Serendipity – enjoy a day of arts and culture in a creative Lakeland town.