• Mon - Fri : 10am-4pm
  • Sat : 10am-5pm

A warm, welcoming and friendly environment, staffed by professional musicians,
teachers and skilled craftsmen.

Stocking an exceptional range of old and new quality instruments to suit all levels of expertise from beginners upwards.

About us

The Bristol Violin Shop was established in 1986 by Neil Hansford and Nicholas Woodward.

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Quality Instruments for Sale

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With expert instrument repair and maintenance, impartial advice about the sale of private instruments, insurance valuations, swift mail order response and a ready knowledge of the area's professional players and teachers, this is much, much more than just a shop... It remains a wholly dependable cornerstone in the lives of many in the string-playing and teaching community...

Keith Abrams , Violinist, Private Teacher, Former Director of Music - St Mary's School, Calne.