Welcome to Cardiff Violins, Wales’s largest violin shop!  We offer thousands of stringed instruments, bows, cases and accessories, catering to every level of player, from beginner to professional.

We are specialists in stringed instruments, including antique, new, and pre-owned violins, violas and cellos.  We welcome customers from the UK and internationally.

Cardiff Violins offer comprehensive workshop services, including set up, repair and maintenance. Our experienced and highly trained violin repairers can perform violin, viola or cello repairs, routine maintenance, restoration, set-ups, bow repairs and bow re-hairs.

To view and sample our large range of instruments, we invite you to visit our Cardiff location, easily reached by car or plane.  If you cannot visit in person, please browse and select from our online shop and we will send your carefully selected items to you.  Our specialists are always available by telephone as well to answer any questions. We look forward to helping you find your perfect instrument!





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We are only two hours from London, Oxford, Exeter and Birmingham, one hour from Bristol, three from Manchester, and are the closest large supplier of fiddles for sale, as well as violas, cellos, bows and all their accessories to Ireland! Regular flights from Dublin, Cork, Belfast, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Jersey into Cardiff mean that most people in the UK can reach us very easily. 
TuesdaySaturday 9 am – 5 pm
Please call prior to visiting to try instruments to ensure a room will be free
Closed Sundays and Mondays
(August appointments by prior arrangement)


Phone: 02920 22 77 61
Email: cardiffviolins@btconnect.com