These are links to other websites which in my work as an artist I find inspirational or informative in relation to my artwork. (We are not responsible for the content or security of these external links. Please let us know if any of them need updating.)
Stockists. Independent high street shops who stock my work. (* stockists of The Wainwrights in Colour.
** stockists of greeting cards or postcards)
Sam Read Bookseller, Grasmere* A long established bookshop in the heart of the Lake District.
Fred Holdsworth Books, Ambleside* Another great bookshop, right in the centre of this popular Lake District town.
Hedgehog Books, Penrith* ** Penrith is a popular market town close to the M6. This bookshop is well worth a visit.
The New Bookshop, Cockermouth* Not only is this a great bookshop on the western side of the lake district, it also includes a wonderful coffee shop.
George Fisher, Keswick* Not so much an “independent” shop as it once was, it still is a popular outdoor shop in Keswick.
Bookends, Keswick* A popular bookshop in the northern part of the town centre.
Bookcase, Carlisle* This is a large bookshop in the centre of Carlisle. Not only a good selection of new books but also a wonderful range of second hand books.
The Village Bookshop, Middleton in Teesdale* Well worth a visit if you are visiting the dale.
Daisyroots, Grange over Sands* Mainly a second hand bookshop with a selection of new books.
Picture Book, Leek* A great bookshop over a couple of floors, right in the centre of the town.
Westwood Books, Sedburgh* A large book store at the foot of the Howgills. Allow plenty of time for browsing in here.
Low Sizergh Barn, near Kendal* The books are only a small part of this delightful farm/gift shop not far from Kendal.
Just for Ewe, Coniston* Right in the centre of Coniston village this shop has a great selection of books and other gifts.
White Rose Bookshop, Thirsk* In the market place of this popular market town in North Yorkshire.
Barnard Castle Post Office**
Heaton Cooper Studio. Situated in the village of Grasmere in the heart of the Lake District not only a great display of the work of the Heaton-Cooper family it is also a wonderful outlet for artists supplies (and a great cafe).
The Art Shop, Darlington. A great place for artists supplies but also one of the best craft suppliers in the North East.
Ken Bromley Art Supplies One of the leading online art suppliers in the UK.
Other relevant websites.
Alfred Wainwright Books and Memorabilia. A great resource regarding the publishing history of the famous guidebook writer.
Other artists: Just some of the artists who have inspired me and my work.
Rob Piercy. This Welsh artist paints some wonderful landscapes both in watercolours and oils. Many feature the mountains of Snowdonia, right on his doorstep.
David J Curtis. His style of watercolour painting is superb especially the way he captures light. His oil paintings are rather special too.
Joseph Zbukvic. Another superb watercolourist, based in Australia.
Robert Bateman. This Canadian Wildlife artist is really at the top is the genre.
I will add more links in the future.