10 Trusted Violin Shops in Wales

June 13, 2016


Wales is a generally mountainous country that is a portion of UK often recognized as "The land of song". Because of its strong link with music, music stores lies within this country. A lot of musicians also resides the place. For players of violins, violas and cellos, a number of violin shops are also established. Here is a compiled list of violin shops in Wales. Don't forget to browse through the details below if you're planning on buying instruments in the violin family.


1. Tims Violins



Tim is one of the desired violin makers in the UK. Since 1992, he was making bowed instruments with originality and high quality played by professional and amateur musicians worldwide. Recently, he also crafted mandolins. Instruments may be made to order or can be purchased in store or at festivals.


Website: http://www.timsviolins.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Timsviolins
Address: Mochdre, Newtown, Powys, Wales SY16 4JL, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1686 624536
Email: tim@timsviolins.co.uk


2. Cardiff Violins



Cardiff Violins is the largest violin shop in Wales dealing with a broad range of old and new bowed stringed instruments, cases and accessories. They cater to UK customers and some neighbouring countries. Their expert violin repairers can also offer set up, restoration, bow repairs/rehairs and maintenance services. This shop is founded by Christopher King in the year 1984 but was opened in the Castle Arcade in 1993.


Website: http://www.cardiffviolins.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cardiff-Violins-311973695511265
Address: 15-23 The Balcony, Castle Arcade, Cardiff, CF10 1BY, UK
Tel: +44 29 2022 7761
Email: cardiffviolins@btconnect.com


3. Hilsden Violins


Martin Hilsden is an independent maker and repairer of fine instruments known for his quality and professionalism of his work from the beautiful hills of Mid Wales. Over 35 years in service, he also repaired and restored instruments of every musicians from national to international places. He is very available through his online site so check out details below.


Website: http://hilsdenviolins.com
Address: Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Wales LD1 6AE, UK
Tel: +44 1982 560638
Email: martinhilsden@inbox.com


4. Michael Phoenix Violins



This shop specializes in the making, repair, restoration and tonal adjustment to improve the sound of instruments such as violin, viola, cello and bass bows. The store comprises old and new instruments as well as strings and accessories. All instruments are made solely by hand using only traditional techniques of the old Italian Cremonese masters.


Website: http://www.phoenixviolins.com
Address: Mold, Flintshire, North Wales CH7 4DD, UK
Tel: +44 7977 263617
Email: mike@phoenixviolins.com


5. San Domenico Stringed Instruments



A music store dealing in the buy and sell of quality stringed instruments particularly violins, violas and cellos. The staffs/owners of the shop are knowledgeable with their products and can give essential services to customers. Any given advice are free of charge.


Website: https://www.yell.com/biz/san-domenico-stringed-instruments-cardiff-247474
Address: 249 Cathedral Rd, Cardiff CF11 9PP, UK

Tel: +44 2920 235881
Email: hwm@san-domenico.co.uk


6. Martins Violins



In this shop, Martin caters high quality repairs and traditional restoration techniques to acquire the highest standard of all stringed instruments. He has been a professional violin maker and restorer since 2001 gaining reputation from all students, beginners and professional players. He do not carry any bow rehair services but do kept in stock instrument outfits, bows, and accessories.


Website: http://www.martinsviolins.co.uk
Address: 36 Pen-y-Cae, Mornington Meadows, Caerphilly CF83 3BS, UK
Tel: 02920 889810
Email: martin_violincellos@msn.com


7. Milward Violas



Because of the over 25 years of experience with violas, the British luthier and Viola maker David Milward became one of the leading viola makers in the country. He had developed his own pattern and design for his instruments. His originality and style has made him achieve a very successful interpretation of the modern viola.


Website: http://www.theviolaworkshop.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Milward-Violas-155503704518073
Address:  The Old Parlour, New Court Farm, Llantilio Pertholey, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire NP7 8AU, UK
Tel: 07867 572088
Email: david@milwardviolas.co.uk


8. Helen's Repairs



Helen is a musician as well as a professional member of the National Association of Musical Instrument Repairers and established her own workshop at Wrexham. She specializes in woodwind, strings and brass repairs with more than 25 years of experience. She can provide reliable services to customers and available delivery to Wrexham area.


Website: http://www.helensrepairs.org.uk
Address: 20 Wats Dyke Way, Wrexham, Clwyd LL11 2TG, UK
Tel: 07968 244468
Email: hb@helensrepairs.org.uk


9. Bridgend Music Store



A successful music store serving the music industry for over 20 years. In October 2011, it starts trading under a new owner providing the latest stocks of musical instruments, accessories and music related items. They offer professional and knowledgeable services to their customers. However, if a preferred product is nowhere to be found in stock, they can provide it via request and order.


Website: http://www.bridgendmusicstore.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bridgendmusicstore
Address: 20A Dunraven Pl, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan CF31 1JD, UK
Tel: +44 1656 767801


10. Oviolin


Whether you're a young beginner or a professional player wanting to have an instrument in the violin family, our shop will always be available at your service. Though not based in the country of Wales, we are passionate in delivering to any part of this place! So before you buy an instrument, look first through our collection. Click here to view our violin catalogue.


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