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Address: 3 Corney Place | Opposite the Town Hall, Penrith CA11 7PX, England
Phone Number: +44 17683 98975
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A warm family welcome awaits you at our craft studio where you can have a...

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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Lovely treat!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
HankMarvin125
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 place previously but found this one better as the paint was better stocked and arranged... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank ibrahim a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Took my 3 grandchildren to crafty monkeys today age 8 ,3 &2 . I was unsure what to expect especially for the two young ones but I knew the 8 year old would enjoy it. On arrival we were greeted by a young girl and she explained to us how they work at crafty monkeys .. the kids picked figures... More 

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Thank Bernice D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We had so much fun doing some painting and the staff were so friendly. We had to travel back so got it posted to us and I'll add pictures soon also :)

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Thank Anarahman
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Cant wait to go back. We all loved it. Not sure who loved it more...i was in my element..dont think i muttered a word for hours and the time just sped by...you pick what craft you want to do then just go for it. Loved doing this somewhere other than at home. You pay for your item when your done.... More 

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Thank tbaker99
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Was look for an indoor activity and my husband found this one. It was a fantastic experience, for young children and adult . We loved it ! Recommend !

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Thank Yang907
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Went here as our last stop before leaving the lake district. Me and my husband went just the two of us. We both enjoyed a few hours relaxing doing decopatch. Good prices, friendly staff.

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Thank Donna J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

We visited with our 7 year-old, he very much enjoyed choosing and painting a small statuette (a rather rounded little superhero) and we enjoyed not being rained on, and drinking instant coffee. Would visit again to try the 'decopatch' (decorating sculptures with sticky paper), the pottery or the mosaicing.

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Thank Lera M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

We were possibly a bit older than their usual target audience, as we are all adults, but we were welcomed warmly and had great fun making pots on the Potter’s wheel, as well as painting several clay animals. A really inspirational place! All our painted items were fired and then posted to us. Everything received in perfect condition!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit at Crafty Monkeys! It is mostly aimed at children and families although that did not stop us! we had lots of fun painting a water bowl for our pets! There is lots of activities to chose from and the staff aren't intrusive. As we were going home the staff said they would post our bowl... More 

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