Joe Cornish Galleries

About Joe Cornish Galleries

Joe Cornish Galleries is housed in the Grade II listed Register House on Zetland Street, built in 1736 in Northallerton as the North Riding Registry of Deeds.

The Galleries exhibit work by world-renowned landscape photographer Joe Cornish and other photographers and craftspeople, as well as hosting workshops and cultural events.

Having a Cuppa at Joe Cornish Galleries

The galleries on the ground floor hold the permanent collection of limited and unlimited framed prints by Joe Cornish. Over 30 years, Joe’s photography has been inspired by the landscapes of the North York Moors National Park. A writer and environmentalist as well as a photographer, Joe is a strong advocate of the role he believes landscape photography can play in inspiring sustainability.

Pictures on display at Joe Cornish GalleriesPictures on display at Joe Cornish Galleries

Exhibited on the First Floor Galleries is work by several established and upcoming photographers; the visitor can view and buy landscape photography from around the world, plus seascapes, abstracts, architectural and wildlife photography.

The Galleries’ standing as a destination as well as an exhibition space is enhanced by the Gallery Café which serves locally sourced, freshly made food and has seating on ground, first floors and in the outdoor courtyard, and by the Gallery Gift shop which sells a selection of jewellery, scarves and ceramics.

Visit Joe Cornish Galleries


Level access at main entrance

Main entrance is paved and level, including access to the Café.

Level access at alternative entrance

Entrance through the courtyard to the main gallery is level. There are two small, low ramps to access the main gallery.

Accessible public toilet

With transfer space to the side and handrails.

Accessible interpretation

Wall captions accompany all hung pictures. Interpretation is provided for temporary exhibitions and for all photographers.

Adapted experience for people with reduced mobility

Staff on site to help and guide visitors around venue if asked.


Wheelchair accessible. There is level access from the entrance to the main Café, the accessible entrance to the Cafe is at least 85cm wide, at its narrowest point and the door opening is at least 89cm. There is level access to the adjacent ‘Snug’ Café room. The accessible entrance to the Snug is at least 92cm wide. There is no door to the Snug
Special dietary requirements catered for. The Gallery Café caters for a range of dietary requirements including vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, lactose-free and dairy-free. For any other needs please ask the Café staff who are happy to help.

For full details and facilities please visit Joe Cornish Galleries' website


Joe Cornish Galleries provides a range of facilities

Toilets and baby changing facilities

Unisex/disabled/baby-changing toilet on ground floor. Separate male and female toilets on first floor.

Cycle parking facilities

Bike rack in the street facing courtyard.

Dogs at Joe Cornish Galleries

Dogs are welcome. Service dogs may only sit in the main Café as food is prepared behind the counter.

Getting here

Contact us

Register House, Zetland Street, Northallerton, DL6 1NA
Tel 01609 777404


Joe Cornish Galleries is housed in Zetland Street in Northallerton.

Public transport

Northallerton train station is served by LNER and Transpennine trains
Regular Bus Services from Darlington, Stokesley, Ripon, Thirsk & Richmond.
Seasonal MoorsBus service to Helmsley & Stockton-on-Tees.

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