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Gillies Jones Glass

The Old Forge | Rosedale Abbey, Pickering YO18 8SA, England
+44 1751 417550
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Fascinating studio in an idyllic valley

Rosedale is a perfect example, on a small scale, of the northern English upland valleys. It has... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Tony Trottie K
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United Kingdom
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Top quality

Always wanted to visit over the year, got a chance this time and brought two items of very high... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Ian H
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Gillies Jones Glass is a contemporary glass studio open to visitors year round. Whether you are staying in Rosedale, visiting for the day to enjoy the fresh air, tranquility or the great walks a visit to the studio is a must, where you can enjoy a permanent, colourful exhibition of contemporary studio glass inspired by the elemental beauty of the moors.Find Gillies Jones tucked away behind the village Church yard 100m from the village green.
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The Old Forge | Rosedale Abbey, Pickering YO18 8SA, England
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Rosedale is a perfect example, on a small scale, of the northern English upland valleys. It has meadows, woods, upland pasture and moorland and impressive industrial archaeology all available in a three to four hour walk. Gillies Jones glassmaking studio is on the pretty village...More

Thank Tony Trottie K
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Always wanted to visit over the year, got a chance this time and brought two items of very high quality look great.

Thank Ian H
Gillies J, Owner at Gillies Jones Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely stuff but a bit out of our price range and unfortunately not working when we went. Very poorly sign posted from village, I don't think passing trade is their thing somehow.More

Thank katiewarrington
Gillies J, Owner at Gillies Jones Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thanks for your review. Glad you found you way to us, Rosedale is not a big spot and yes, we are on the quiet side of the village 250 yards from the village centre. You've found us and we do realise signage is difficult as...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

The couple making (blowing?) the glass are very friendly and invite you to watch and comment as they make their exquisite glass bowls. They are exhibited in museums as well as high class shops (I believe). Surely an investment for the future should you buy...More

Thank cass0ude
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was a wonderful find after a superb walk. The glassware in the studio is stunning, perfectly formed and very very classy. Once you are on their mailing list you will receive opportunities to purchase limited editions which are well worth it. An antique of...More

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Individual glassware creations fired on the premises, designs heavily influenced by Scandinavia but with the artisans' own "handwriting" and skill provides just unique pieces. That apart, the artists accept commissions for special work, at a price. It is the amount of trained human endeavour in...More

Thank claimaday
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Worth a look, but by reviewing I'm bothered place may become inundated by travellers looking at these craftsmen at work. The building is a stunning old once was blacksmiths forge, which lends itself nicely to glass blowing. Watching the guys at their craft was like...More

1  Thank Kev S
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Fascinating to talk about the latest works and projects. Wonderful artisanship and range of products. Excellent service to post our purchases overseas, even holding on for a few weeks to ensure the parcel arrived after we returned home. Many thanks

Thank Geraldine H
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We walked into the workshop/display area and were blown away, ha, no pun intended. The level at which they produce here is superb. You will see glass here, although quite pricey, that just is not produced elsewhere, to our knowledge anyway. There are but a...More

Thank adele o
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Called in to Gillies Jones Glass whilst out and about in Rosedale Abbey, although we didnt see the glass being blown this day, we were able to see the workshop next to the gallery and had a great friendly discussion with the owner, loved the...More

Thank dayout2016
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susie529
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Hello, yes we are fully wheel chair accessible.
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