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Taurus Crafts

Vibrant art and craft centre with art studios. Craft units. Working pottery. Design led gift shop. Organic delicatessen. Licensed wholefood restaurant. Programme of activities & art exhibitions.

Attraction in or near Lydney


Taurus Crafts is a vibrant visitor centre bringing together arts, crafts, designer gifts and delicious food. We offer an alternative to the high street experience where you can eat, shop and relax.

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 fashion and interiors,  local crafts, Camphill products, pottery, local art and photography, gift cards, home accessories, jewellery, glass wear, toys.

Taurus Crafts Artisan and Craft Businesses

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

Taurus Crafts Pottery Activity

Your chance to Paint Your Own Pot, Throw Your Own Pot, and get creative in our Clay Play sessions. Please see website for costs and times.

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 2017

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

Opening Times

2017 Opening times at Taurus Crafts

  • Open daily from 10am. 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.


  • Arts and Crafts
  • Attraction
  • Children welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Families
  • Rainy Days
  • Wheelchair access


Lydney Park Estate
GL15 6BU
O/S Ref: SO 621 022

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Find us on the A48 West of Lydney

  • Lydney


Associated Businesses

Taurus Crafts Cafe

Whole-food cafe serving meals prepared on site using many local and organic ingredients including seasonal foods from the Taurus organic market garden.

Cafe or Tearoom in or near Lydney

The George Cafe

The George Café specialises in organic food supplied by local farms. We are passionate about real food that tastes delicious. We also have a beautiful gallery upstairs exhibiting local art.

Cafe or Tearoom in or near Newnham