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Crafty Monkeys

5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)
  • Penrith
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Attraction Information

Crafty Monkeys allows children and adults to let loose and make their own pottery on the Potter's wheel, paint ready made items like cups, piggy banks and Monster Trucks, make your own Teddy Bear or create a lovely Mosaic.

Hand, foot or paw prints on pottery or in clay are always available to do, no need to book.

There are cafe facilities in the studio so you can enjoy a fresh coffee and a cake...even if you are not creating.

Parties welcome, groups of 5 or more please call in advance!

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Opening hours

Term Time
Wednesday to Saturday 10:00 - 15:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

School Holiday
Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes


Pay for what you paint!

Travel & Contact Information


3 Corney Square, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7PX, England

Phone number

07595 901977



Click here to visit Crafty Monkeys' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Crafty Monkeys has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Crafty Monkeys has not told us about their dining options.

No, Crafty Monkeys is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Crafty Monkeys have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Crafty Monkeys has not told us if they are dog friendly.


Brilliant Day Out For All Ages 5 out of 5 stars

Crafty Monkeys was a brilliant day out for all ages, I went with my sister and my friend who are 10 and 13. The staff were great and helped us with paint and glue. We all did a mosaic flower and they were great fun to make. Before we left we asked directions back to Ambleside and they told us straight away with no reluctance. I included this in the review as some places are very reluctant to help you out but the staff at Crafty Monkeys were brilliant!

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