You will be spoilt for choice on art galleries to visit whilst in Padstow, bursting with colour and eye catching works of art here are a few you must see….


Quay Art offer a wide range of original art work and limited edition fine art prints from local, national and international published artists as well as their Artist in Residence, Susi Whittaker.  There are also innovative ceramics, stunning sculpture, beautiful glassware and unique gifts for discerning art lovers.

The Drang Gallery since 2010 has developed a ground-breaking reputation in Contemporary Art, working closely with leading contemporary artists, publishers and studios. The galleries present a fast-paced program of events and exhibitions, consistently maintaining a varied rotation of original and editioned work. Working from a diverse stable of artists the gallery aims to combine collectable and investment works by modern masters, combined with a roster of new emerging talent.

Circle Contemporary Is just a short 15 minute drive from Padstow and is situarted on the A39 at Hawksfield.  The Circle Contemporary gallery consists of cool and elegant space on two floors showcasing emerging and well known artists. Circle’s distinct style is shaped by the artists and artisans who’s creativity stems from their living landscape, be it the coast or the countryside. 

Peter Hodges Photography.  Peter exhibits his sought-after work in the Padstow Institute on various dates throughout the year.  You can also find him at other venues and events throughout Cornwall so please keep your eye on his social media to see where to find him!  Facebook  and Instagram

Aside from stunning coastlines and scrumptious food, Cornwall is also famed for its art, the beauty and diversity of which is unrivalled in the south west. To view some of this artwork for yourself, visit one of the many gorgeous galleries in Padstow, each teeming with exciting artwork from both lesser-known and world-famous artists.

Driftwood Gallery – Padstow


Located on Padstow’s harbourside, this gallery houses works from artists such as Henderson Cisz, Philip Gray and the acclaimed Rebecca Lardner, as well as many others! The family-run business has a variety of contemporary bronzes, glass, and jewellery, in addition to traditional artwork. Why not come and browse their wonderful collection before having a bite to eat at one of Padstow’s award-winning restaurants?

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The Drang Gallery – Padstow


Also situated on the Padstow harbourfront, they aim to offer people a unique art experience, immersing clients with some of the most creative, established and emerging artwork from around the world. They pride themselves on being able to offer works form the Young British Artists and Artists that are storming the art world with their creative minds! Because their extensive list of artists, including Damien Hirst and Marc Quinn, they have established a tremendous international presence, which has only developed through the years with the help of Alastair Gibson. The gallery boasts a wide range of styles, with something for everyone!

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Quay Art – Padstow


Expect The Unexpected at Quay Art ! They offer a wide range of original art work and limited edition fine art prints from national and international published artists together with innovative ceramics, stunning sculptures and unique gifts for discerning art lovers. Featuring works from their artist-in-residence Susi Whittaker and the massively popular bronze frog sculptures by the ‘Frogman’, Quay Art is sure to have something that catches your eye!

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Circle Contemporary – Wadebridge

The gallery represents a diverse group of artists living in the UK and Europe who have a strong personal style. They are committed to showing contemporary art, which above all is visually acute, thoughtful and beautiful. Lucy Thorman runs the gallery with a professional but relaxed vibe, in keeping with west coast gallery convention. The gallery is a cool and minimal space which is continually evolving, showing emerging and well known artists, alternating group and solo exhibitions, focusing on fresh and innovative art. Guaranteed to have something for those who prefer a modern, minimalist style!

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Celebrating our expansion, we invite you to our Originals Show this Easter in our Padstow Gallery.
We will be presenting original and unique works by our favourite artists, including;
Introducing new artists to The Drang Gallery; MARIT GERALDINE BOSTAD, JACK DAVIS and TOVE MAURITZSON.

Launching on the 17th of April until the 1st of May
Join us for preview drinks on the 17th of April from 5pm