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Crafty Monkeys

3 Corney Place | Opposite the Town Hall, Penrith CA11 7PX, England
+44 17683 98975
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Making Presents

Owned by a father and daughter if I am correct, who were both really nice people you could tell... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Dean D
via mobile
Brilliant experience

We booked to have an hours lesson on the pottery wheel and had brilliant time. The lady instructing... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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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 Decopatch, pottery painting and mosaics initial instruction given as required! Prices start at just £6.50. We can fully glaze and fire in our studio or loads of take home on the day options. We have our own toilet and baby change. Hot and cold drink facilities.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3 Corney Place | Opposite the Town Hall, Penrith CA11 7PX, England
+44 17683 98975
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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.

1  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 Apsleybabe16
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
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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

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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

Thank cumbrian81
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here in the summer holidays with my 7 year old daughter. She enjoys all art and crafts so this was right up her street! There is a wide range of pottery, decoupage etc depending on your budget/skill level. I have visited a similar...More

Thank HankMarvin125
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I went there with my kids and wife we spent 2 hours of fun strongly I will recommend it especially when it's rain The lady there was very very helpful and nice many thanks

Thank ibrahim a
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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
ann w
6 August 2015|
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Response from Lokismum | Property representative |
Hi Ann it's Tim, we no longer own Crafty Monkeys but I will try to call you my number ends 2255 so you know it's me calling.