We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crafty Monkeys

3 Corney Place | Opposite the Town Hall, Penrith CA11 7PX, England
+44 17683 98975
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great fun

We took our three children there for the morning and they loved it. They painted the first... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2013
Sarah B
,
Beverley
Excellent! Well worth a visit!

This place is fantastic! Well worth a visit. We visited with our 3 year old daughter, she enjoyed... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2013
Melly666
,
Bury, Lancashire
Read all 204 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
Closes in 9 min
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
3 Corney Place | Opposite the Town Hall, Penrith CA11 7PX, England
CONTACT
3 Corney Place | Opposite the Town Hall, Penrith CA11 7PX, England
+44 17683 98975
Call
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (204)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

71 - 80 of 204 reviews

Reviewed October 9, 2013

We took our three children there for the morning and they loved it. They painted the first Christmas baubles of the year and I'm looking forward to hanging them on our tree. Our children are two and three, and a baby who played with the...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed October 6, 2013

This place is fantastic! Well worth a visit. We visited with our 3 year old daughter, she enjoyed painting, varnishing, deco patching and having a go at pottering. My husband and I had a great time too :-) Thanks to the staff for a lovely...More

Thank Melly666
Reviewed October 3, 2013

We visited Crafty Monkeys at the end of August whilst on holiday (I know this is a very late recommendation, but better late than never!) The owners (a married couple who work very hard and make this activity centre such an enjoyable place to visit)...More

Thank PalmCraggs
Reviewed September 29, 2013

had fantastic afternoon - my daughter's 6th birthday. She invited 5 friends to do the deco-patch and it was brilliant. Kids could choose what they wanted to decorate (within the budget you have set) Kept them occupied for ages. Tim kept the kids amused with...More

Thank oggy72
Reviewed September 22, 2013

We visited Crafty Monkeys back in May on the first day of our holiday when the weather was wet and miserable. The visit brighten our day and was a great start to our holiday. We left a happy family with lovely keepsakes from our visit....More

Thank vicgra2013
Reviewed September 16, 2013

My boyfriend and I came across Crafty Monkeys because of the great reviews it had on trip advisor, we were a little apprehensive at first, thinking that it may just be for children, but when we got there we were warmly welcomed and the activities...More

Thank hannahcake
Reviewed September 15, 2013

I didn't know what to do with a friend for her Birthday, and didn't much fancy being dragged up a mountain with the grim weather we've been having lately. Crafty monkeys was suggested to me a while back as I like arts and crafts. I...More

Thank BlaiseC88
Reviewed September 9, 2013

We had a great time with the kids, the staff were wonderful and informative and explained how to do all the different crafts brilliantly. We spent hours there and they really went out of their way to help us, even going out to get us...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed September 7, 2013

On holiday in the Lake District and fancied doing something a bit different. I’ve always wanted to have a go on a potter’s wheel so got in contact with Crafty Monkeys. Bit unsure at first – the website seemed to be geared towards kid’s activities,...More

Thank foodaddictedfox
Reviewed September 5, 2013

Myself and my partner were visiting the Lake District on a walking and cycling holiday. After embarking on a long cycling venture on the Tuesday we very much welcomed a down day on the Wednesday. After searching the internet for things to do we found...More

Thank Hannah S
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Penrith
The Agricultural Hotel
74 reviews
.10 miles away
Premier Inn Penrith Hotel
488 reviews
.11 miles away
The George Hotel
930 reviews
.18 miles away
North Lakes Hotel & Spa
1,104 reviews
.51 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Four and Twenty
437 reviews
.15 miles away
Dockray Hall
241 reviews
.09 miles away
Grants of CastleGate, Cafe Bar Bistro
117 reviews
.12 miles away
The Country Coffee Shop
142 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Centre Parcs Whinfell Forest
1,320 reviews
.32 miles away
Penrith Castle
201 reviews
.12 miles away
Lacy's Caves
78 reviews
.32 miles away
Penrith Museum
52 reviews
.24 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Mary D
January 7, 2016|
Answer
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
0
Votes
ann w
August 5, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
0
Votes