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Crafty Monkeys

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Great fun (even for adults!)

My partner and I booked a one hour pottery lesson and weren’t disappointed. We made three different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma H
via mobile
Great for older chidren

Two grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed their time here. Potters wheel a great attraction, better... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Culgaith, Penrith
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A warm family welcome awaits you at our craft studio where you can have a go no matter what age or ability! No booking necessary during opening hours for all activities apart from the potter's wheels where tuition is included. All other crafts...more
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3 Corney Place | Opposite the Town Hall, Penrith CA11 7PY, England
+44 17683 98975
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I booked a one hour pottery lesson and weren’t disappointed. We made three different things on the wheel, two of which we could take home with us (one painted and sent at a later date). The instructor was brilliant and had a...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Two grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed their time here. Potters wheel a great attraction, better value than Rheged as there is a far greater range of activities and very reasonably priced. Well worth a visit.

Thank sevgililerevi
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Owned by a father and daughter if I am correct, who were both really nice people you could tell they really care about the business. Not really arty but I had a go and enjoyed it! Something different and its not too pricey either.

2  Thank Dean D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We booked to have an hours lesson on the pottery wheel and had brilliant time. The lady instructing us was friendly, helpful and absolutely brilliant at helping us as we are complete novices - even when we kept messing up! We got to throw 3...More

1  Thank Trailia
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Great afternoon with visiting niece and two local friend's children. Quite pricey to do but hopefully good outcomes to be collected on Saturday. Friendly staff, reasonably good selection of tissue papers and decopatch items but could be easily improved and this would earn them 5*....More

Thank Apsleybabe4
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our family with 2 boys of 10 and 14 had a great hour pottery lesson. Kathryn was very friendly and showed us the basic skills to make three pieces of pottery. She made it look easy and had to rescue some of our wayward attempts!...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Kathryn was fantastic help and really tallented at teaching us novices throwing pottery. We made 3 pieces and was able to have one fired to be posted and take one home on the day. Couldn't reccomend this more. So much fun!

1  Thank Nicôle L
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I were looking for a place to escape from the wind and the rain in the lake district and crafty monkeys was the perfect place. We were there for a good couple of hours and had such a brilliant time. Chilled music,...More

1  Thank BShort95
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I came here with my 4 yr old daughter. We both thoroughly enjoyed the visit and both painted things. My daughter did a purple horse and I painted a ballet dancer, she didn't want to leave. Reasonably priced and would definitely come again and recommend

Thank Coastal623325
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We went to Crafty Monkeys this week for a team building event for 32 people. Everyone had a great day, throwing a pot, painting an item of pottery or decorating a decoupatch item. Kathryn and her team were very friendly and helpful, giving out handy...More

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9 August 2018|
Response from sevgililerevi | Reviewed this property |
Different costs depending on activity - ours was £28.00 for two mugs and a large jewellery pot.
Mary D
8 January 2016|
Response from HKStockdale | Property representative |
Hi, we are open 10 - 4 Saturday and 11 - 4 Sunday. You can find all activities on our website You do need to book if you want a go on the potter's wheel - we get many adults on the wheel so don't be embarrassed! Use the... More