Paul Blackwell

Paul Blackwell


Paul lives in a farmhouse overlooking the Esk valley, sharing a barn studio with his wife Anne Thornhill. Being surrounded by nature in all its moods, he is totally engrossed and passionate about his local environment. He is especially moved by the ever-changing colours in the landscape.


Bank House Farm, Aislaby, Whitby, North Yorkshire,YO211SX.


Turnoff for Aislaby about 2 miles from Whitby on the Teeside road. In Aislaby, at the war memorial, go straight on to the Egton road and Bank House Farm is down a track on the left after about a mile.


Plenty of parking close to the studio.


Disabled parking at the studio door.


Public toilets in Aislaby.


Studio experience

The studio is in an old barn with stunning views of the Esk Valley. There is a large garden which visitors are welcome to look round.