Aird Old Church Gallery

Aird Old Church Gallery Gallery at the end of the road in Sleat, south Skye. Featuring watercolours by Peter McDermott Watercolours of Skye by Peter McDermott since 1996.

Based in an old Church at the south end of the Isle of Skye you will find Peter's artwork, from atmospheric watercolours to simple contemporary prints and railway poster inspired images. His jeweller daughter Heather also has a variety of her work available in the gallery - open throughout the year - see current opening hours.

19/04/2024

Gallery closed today! A 1st birthday to celebrate - open again on Monday at 10.00

If you’re down in Sleat, the gardens at Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum of the Isles, Skye are lovely for a wee wander...
27/03/2024

If you’re down in Sleat, the gardens at Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum of the Isles, Skye are lovely for a wee wander before or after visiting us of course!

And we’re out of hibernation! The gallery is open again - Monday to Friday, 10 - 5, closed Saturday and Sunday. We look ...
27/03/2024

And we’re out of hibernation! The gallery is open again - Monday to Friday, 10 - 5, closed Saturday and Sunday. We look forward to seeing you!

And we're closed for the Winter!! Thank you to everyone who visited us in person this season here in Aird, and we hope t...
17/11/2023

And we're closed for the Winter!! Thank you to everyone who visited us in person this season here in Aird, and we hope to see you next year when we open up again some time in March. In the meantime you can shop for all your Peter McDermott artwork in our online shop - last posting days for the UK will be December 18 and for anywhere else in the world December 10!

06/11/2023

Closed tomorrow folks! Open again on Wednesday at 11.00….

This painting will shortly be off to its new home in the US.... we ship original watercolours unframed and mounted for p...
31/10/2023

This painting will shortly be off to its new home in the US.... we ship original watercolours unframed and mounted for peace of mind! Peter is getting very good at building packing cases!!

It’s that time of year again! The clocks have gone back and we’ll be closing at the end of November, so until then our o...
30/10/2023

It’s that time of year again! The clocks have gone back and we’ll be closing at the end of November, so until then our opening hours will be 11.00 - 4.00 Monday to Friday, closed on Saturday and Sunday. If you’re making a special journey to see us, please phone or email first as we may just have gone out for the day!!

28/09/2023

It’s time for a wee break - the gallery will be closed for 2 weeks from Oct 2 - re-opening Oct 16

New work on the wall! This one is ‘Expect some late autumn sunshine between the showers’ the Black Cuillin, Skye. Availa...
26/09/2023

New work on the wall! This one is ‘Expect some late autumn sunshine between the showers’ the Black Cuillin, Skye. Available now in our gallery in Aird of Sleat and a very apt title for our current weather!!

Another new piece on the gallery wall - this time Loch Bracadale with Macleod’s Tables in the distance…
04/09/2023

Another new piece on the gallery wall - this time Loch Bracadale with Macleod’s Tables in the distance…

New work on the wall of the gallery and this is the view you’ll see when you come down to Aird. ‘Expect some late Autumn...
29/08/2023

New work on the wall of the gallery and this is the view you’ll see when you come down to Aird. ‘Expect some late Autumn sunshine’ -Aird of Sleat - Skye

We've decided to change our opening hours.....Monday to Friday we'll be open 10 - 5 as normal, but Saturdays will be by ...
11/08/2023

We've decided to change our opening hours.....
Monday to Friday we'll be open 10 - 5 as normal, but Saturdays will be by appoinment only. Just email or call ahead to make sure we're here and we'll open the gallery for you! Saturday is usually our quietest day, so we've decided to make the most of it and take the day off, but if it's the only day you can make it down to Aird, we'll be delighted to see you!
Sundays we'll still be closed.....

Our three new prints available on the website or in the Gallery here in Aird of Sleat - hope you like them!
02/08/2023

Our three new prints available on the website or in the Gallery here in Aird of Sleat - hope you like them!

5 of our older prints which we're offering for £50 each reduced from £75, to make room for some new ones! Find them on o...
30/07/2023

5 of our older prints which we're offering for £50 each reduced from £75, to make room for some new ones! Find them on our website or in the gallery here in Aird of Sleat...

‘Expect some heavy downpours, especially in the west’ the Cuillin from Elgol - another new piece in the gallery this wee...
24/07/2023

‘Expect some heavy downpours, especially in the west’ the Cuillin from Elgol - another new piece in the gallery this week.

Another new piece on the wall today in the gallery - the view across the Sound of Sleat into Loch Nevis…..
22/07/2023

Another new piece on the wall today in the gallery - the view across the Sound of Sleat into Loch Nevis…..

Some new work on the wall this week! This one is ‘Heavy showers will persist’ Sound of Sleat - Skye
20/07/2023

Some new work on the wall this week! This one is ‘Heavy showers will persist’ Sound of Sleat - Skye

Delighted that we’re now stocking A3 railway style prints and cards of the Waverley paddle steamer! Don’t know why we ha...
07/07/2023

Delighted that we’re now stocking A3 railway style prints and cards of the Waverley paddle steamer! Don’t know why we haven’t before, but here they are - available online and in the gallery in Aird….

‘A momentary illumination’ Winter croft - ElgolNew work on the gallery wall!
06/07/2023

‘A momentary illumination’ Winter croft - Elgol
New work on the gallery wall!

Heather McDermott Jewellery is celebrating her first year of being a shop owner in Callander! Very proud of her achievem...
23/06/2023

Heather McDermott Jewellery is celebrating her first year of being a shop owner in Callander! Very proud of her achievements!

We’re lucky enough to stock a range of Heather McDermott Jewellery here in the gallery on Skye where it all started, but...
19/06/2023

We’re lucky enough to stock a range of Heather McDermott Jewellery here in the gallery on Skye where it all started, but if you’re passing through Callander at all, drop in to her lovely shop to see a full selection of her work or maybe commission a bespoke piece!

New work on the wall - ‘Stormy Light’ Aird Croft, inspired by a wee croft house on the hill behind the GallerySleat, per...
03/06/2023

New work on the wall - ‘Stormy Light’ Aird Croft, inspired by a wee croft house on the hill behind the Gallery
Sleat, perfectly Skye Skye and Lochalsh Arts and Crafts Association

New work on the wall! This one is of the Storr Lochs - ‘Slow moving showers will eventually reach all parts’Sleat, perfe...
01/06/2023

New work on the wall! This one is of the Storr Lochs - ‘Slow moving showers will eventually reach all parts’
Sleat, perfectly Skye Skye and Lochalsh Arts and Crafts Association

FYI We'll be closed for a couple of days this month - Saturday May 13th and Friday May 26th.... always a good idea to co...
10/05/2023

FYI We'll be closed for a couple of days this month - Saturday May 13th and Friday May 26th.... always a good idea to contact us before making a special trip anyway.... Apologies for any inconvenience!

My box construction skills are improving! Order going out to a new stockist in Fort William….The Bay Tree
04/05/2023

My box construction skills are improving! Order going out to a new stockist in Fort William….The Bay Tree

The gallery will be open tomorrow from 10.00am to 1.00pm and then closed in the afternoon as we are going to see our new...
27/04/2023

The gallery will be open tomorrow from 10.00am to 1.00pm and then closed in the afternoon as we are going to see our new granddaughter!! Apologies for any inconvenience! Open as usual on Saturday, 10.00 - 5.00

Another beautiful day in Aird!
26/04/2023

Another beautiful day in Aird!

The finished painting! ‘Cloudy with the odd sunny spell’ Across Loch Slapin to Blaven - Skye, now in the gallery!
18/04/2023

The finished painting! ‘Cloudy with the odd sunny spell’ Across Loch Slapin to Blaven - Skye, now in the gallery!

Another new piece of work on the gallery wall here in Aird of Sleat. This one is entitled 'Winter light' - Loch Dunvegan...
10/04/2023

Another new piece of work on the gallery wall here in Aird of Sleat. This one is entitled 'Winter light' - Loch Dunvegan - Skye

Spotted at Corrour Station! Another carriage with Peter's design on the side - think this will now be running from Glasg...
10/04/2023

Spotted at Corrour Station! Another carriage with Peter's design on the side - think this will now be running from Glasgow Queen Street to Fort William and possibly on to Mallaig - space for 20 bikes! Brilliant way to get into the Highlands and enjoy the spectacular scenery along the way....

The new West Highland bike carriages have arrived! 🚂🚴

Address

Aird Old Church
Aird Of Sleat
IV458RN

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm

Telephone

+441471844362

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Watercolours of Skye by Peter McDermott since 1996 - Based in an old Church at the south end of the Isle of Skye you will find works by Peter, his jeweller daughter Heather and other handmade pieces - open Monday to Saturday Easter to end September, then by appointment, so please get in touch.