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About

Robert Fuller is one of Britain’s foremost wildlife artists. He paints in a detailed, realistic style and is particularly known for his lifelike portraits of the owls, stoats, badgers, and foxes that live in the countryside surrounding his North Yorkshire home and gallery.

But his scope is global and among the artworks also on display in his gallery are exquisitely observed paintings of leopard, tiger, and rare Galapagos albatross.

The Robert Fuller Gallery is currently open by appointment. A beautiful, beamed building created and designed by the artist himself, it offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in nature.

Visitors can see Robert’s stunning artworks alongside the photographs, films, and live nest cameras that inform them.

The live screens, which relay footage directly from inside the secret nests of owls, kestrels, weasels, and stoats, is akin to being on the set of BBC Springwatch.

Robert’s paintings, limited edition prints, and sculptures are all available to buy. And there is a wide range of giftware, including table placemats, fine bone china mugs, calendars, and greeting cards, featuring Robert’s most popular paintings.

Regarded as an expert on wildlife matters, Robert is particularly known for his studies of British wildlife and his unique footage of animal behaviour regularly features on BBC The One Show .

Robert is also an award-winning wildlife photographer. Although his photographs are primarily used as studies for his paintings, he has twice won awards in the British Wildlife Photography Awards.

Facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • 2m distancing in place
  • Capacity limit - Six
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment only
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Online booking only
  • Online booking possible
  • Online ordering available
  • Open now
  • Outside seating
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Time limited visits

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours for individuals
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Single sex groups welcomed

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The gallery is situated 1/2 mile outside the village of Thixendale. There are brown tourist signs for 'The Robert Fuller Gallery' at most road junctions around Thixendale to help guide you to the directly to the gallery. Please use YO17 9LS for your Sat Nav. From The A166:

At the top of Garrowby Hill, brown tourist signs will direct you to the gallery. - Take the first left signposted to Thixendale & Malton, next to the Yorkshire Water reservoir. - Take first right to Thixendale. Fotherdale Farm is along this road. - Continue along the single track road for just under a mile. You will start going down a narrow gulley. As you do this you will see Fotherdale Farm on your left hand side. From Malton Leave Malton in the direction of Norton. - Go over the railway lines and follow road round to the left. - Turn right at the mini roundabout with the pub & butchers on following the signs to Birdsall. - Continue along Langton road out of the village of Norton. Go straight over the crossroads still following the signs to Birdsall. - Go through the village of Birdsall and out the other side. - Take the first left to Thixendale. Follow this winding road into the village of Thixendale. - Go through the village of Thixendale. At the end of the village turn right at the T-Junction you will see a brown tourist sign for the Robert Fuller Gallery. - Follow the road along, ignoring the two roads immediately on your left going steeply up the dale side. - The road turns a corner with the Wolds Way on your left and starts going up hill. Fotherdale Farm is the first farm you come to on the right hand side.

Robert Fuller Gallery

Type:Family Friendly

Fotherdale Farm, Thixendale, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 9LS
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Tel01759 368355

Opening Times

Robert Fuller Gallery (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00

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