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Taurus Crafts
Lydney Park Estate, Near Aylburton, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 6BU

01594 844841


About Taurus Crafts

Taurus Crafts is a vibrant visitor centre celebrating creative design and healthy living. Bringing together arts, crafts, designer gifts and wholesome food, we offer an alternative to the high street experience where you can eat, shop and relax.

Taurus Crafts Pottery Activity

Open weekends and Holidays. Your chance to throw your own pot, paint your own pot.

Taurus Crafts Café

Serving meals prepared on site using many local and organic ingredients. Delicious homemade cakes, fresh bread, range of coffees, herbal teas, local ice cream, daily specials,

Taurus Crafts Gift Shop

The region’s best selection of design led gifts and crafts, with a wide range of fair trade products,  local crafts, Camphill products, pottery, local art and photography, gift cards, home accessories, jerwellery, glass wear, toys.

Cowshill Farm Shop

Cowshill farmshop and delicatessen offering the finest rare breed, home grown, home butchered, 100% traceable meats together with an extensive high class delicatessen selection. We will be introducing an impressive range of the best local produce including; organic vegetables, cheese, bread, poultry etc.

Taurus Crafts Art Exhibitions

A rolling programme featuring local and up and coming artists’ exhibiting work in the Café and Conservatory. Including the Forest and Valley Open Studios Taster Exhibition.

Taurus Crafts School Holiday Activities

Throughout all school holidays Taurus Crafts hold a varied and interesting programme of creative activities to keep children entertained.

Taurus Crafts Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets – The area’s largest Christmas Market – Crafts, Gifts, Art, Toys, Games, Accessories, Wrapping, Collectables, Antiques, Woodwork, Pottery + Local Christmas trees for Sale. Local Choirs and singing groups .

Taurus Crafts Events and Activities 2018

Keep an eye out for events and activities throughout the year in our event listings, join our mailing list to get up-to-date offers and news. More info on Taurus Crafts social channels: Twitter, facebook and Instagram - links above.

Taurus Crafts Artisan and Craft Businesses

Complementing the Taurus Crafts shops are independent creative businesses including; Jewellery, Picture Framing, and Kathy Lewis Artist, Sarah King Artist, Knitting, Leatherwork, Stone Carving, Antiques, Beauty & Holistic Therapy, Chocolate Makers, Glass Artworks.


2018 Opening times at Taurus Crafts

  • Open daily from 10am - 5pm. Individual shop opening times may vary - please phone ahead to check.
  • Free admission, ample parking, disabled access.
  • Contact us for party/group bookings, special events, holiday activities and exhibitions.


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