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The Robert Fuller Gallery | Wildlife Art Gallery | Thixendale, Yorkshire Wolds | Paintings, Prints, Gifts

Welcome to The Robert Fuller Gallery, Fotherdale Farm, Thixendale, Malton, North Yorkshire,  YO17 9LS | Now Open By Appointment

Welcome to The Robert Fuller Gallery, Fotherdale Farm, Thixendale, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 9LS | Now Open By Appointment

My gallery is only open by appointment

I’m delighted to announce that my gallery is now open for private viewings. Entrance to the gallery is free of charge.

While we are safely social distancing, I'd like to invite you to book a private viewing at my wildlife art gallery so that you can again enjoy all my paintings, live nest cameras, and animal films.

You are welcome to come alone, or with members from your own household. Appointments are scheduled to last 50 minutes, so that you and your party can enjoy the wildlife on display safely and at leisure.

There will be one member of staff on hand to answer any questions you may have.

If for any reason, you need to cancel your booking, do let us know so we can offer your slot to another customer.

Key Facts
- Gallery currently only open by appointment, No walk-ins please
- Appointments are free of charge
- One ticket is valid for yourself and people from your own household
- Only 1 ticket sold per time slot, meaning you have the gallery to yourselves
- Gallery is cleaned between each appointment
- Toilet facilities are open and cleaned after each appointment

Cards, not Cash
Where possible, we ask you to make your purchases using credit or debit cards and if possible to use contactless. The new contactless limit has been increased to £45.00 per transaction.

Extra Measures
We will be providing plenty of hand-sanitiser throughout the gallery, but please also consider using your own hand santiser on arrival. Additional hand washing facilities are also available in the washrooms.

Please also note that we will be rotating the stock in the gallery to minimise any risk of transmission, but please don't overly touch or handle the giftware items, unless you are considering making a purchase.

To give us time to deep clean between appointments, we are limiting each visit to 50 minutes so we would appreciate your understanding when your allocated time is up.

And of course while we are asking visitors to arrive and leave on time you are of course welcome to leave any time before the end of your allocated time slot.

How to Book

Click here to book your private viewing and for further information

Visiting the Gallery

Follow a single-track road as it drops into a deep fold of the Yorkshire Wolds landscape towards the village of Thixendale and you will reach the artist’s gallery and studio. Dedicated to Robert E Fuller’s artwork, this outstanding venue receives an astonishing 12,000 visitors a year and was recently shortlisted for a rural retailer award.

At the gallery you will find my full range of original art paintings, sculptures, limited edition prints, greetings cards and giftware. All of which you can buy and take away on the day.

My latest films will also be playing in the gallery showing some of the incredible wildlife adventures I have been on and the fascinating animal behaviour I have discovered.

You will also get to watch live 'nest cams' relaying live footage of owls, kestrels and stoats directly from cameras hidden inside their nests.

There is ample free parking outside the gallery and this part of the world is very far from the crowds. So after your visit, enjoy a drive around the single track roads that surround the gallery or, if you let us know, you can leave your car in the park and enjoy a stroll from the gallery. There are several routes you can do to join the Wolds Way National Trail which is about 1/4 mile away.

Click here for directions to the gallery


Enjoy watching live cameras on owls, kestrels and more

Visitors are treated to the opportunity to learn about and engage with wildlife through screens linked to live cameras that Robert has hidden inside animal nests. Highlights include cameras on barn owl, tawny owl and kestrel nests and this venue is the only place in the country where people can see directly into a stoat and weasel chamber. Click here to find out more about our nest cameras And don’t miss out on the chance to look into his studio where Robert E Fuller produces each detailed painting. Here, his award-winning photographs are also on show.

Take a look inside Robert's studio and get a feel for his creative process


What's On at the Gallery Now

There's always something to see at the gallery

There's always something to see at the gallery

What's On

See Robert's paintings of wildlife in autumn. As the season turns the countryside red and gold, this art collection includes paintings of red squirrels, foxes, hedgehogs and badgers in an autumnal setting. Also on show are photographs and films focusing on how wild creatures behave at this time of year - and live nest cameras revealing the secret lives of owls, kestrels, buzzards and stoats.

The gallery is situated 1.4 mile outside the village of Thixendale in stunning countryside.

Robert E Fuller's gallery is surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the little known Yorkshire Wolds. The gallery is 20 minutes drive from the city of York and Malton and a 15 minute drive from the market town of Pocklington.

The gallery is certainly well off the beaten track! But you can follow the brown tourist signs to 'The Robert Fuller Gallery' which lead right up to the gallery itself. There are some wonderful walks that you can follow right from the gallery.
For a nice walk click here

Why not enjoy a stroll in the area before or after your visit?




Dogs: Sorry no dogs allowed inside the gallery except guide dogs for the blind
Parking: There are plenty of parking spaces directly outside at the gallery.
Disabled Access: The gallery is accessible for wheelchair users.
WC: There is a WC which is equipped for the disabled.

Videos about Robert and his gallery

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Recent Testimonials

"A belated thank you for your kindness when I visited the art gallery. It was a much appreciated part of my 100th birthday celebrations. What a wonderful and varied display you have. Wishing you a very successful and happy future. Yours sincerely Leslie Watson."

Testimonials Two

"We so enjoyed your exhibition last Saturday. Your paintings are simply stunning. We are already enjoying our hare print and I'm sure our grandson will love his kingfisher when he gets it at Christmas. I don't know why I didn't buy more notelets when I was with you. They are so lovely. We went up to Wharram Percy after we left you and had a good walk. Then a drive home in the most beautiful sunset. It really was a special day. Thank you. Very Best Wishes Jean Roberts"

Testimonials Three

"We thought you would like these photographs as a souvenir of a very happy day. We love your paintings and your photographs and we thought your studio and art gallery are beautiful. Thank you for making us feel so welcome. With all good wishes from Thirley, Betty and Hilary"