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The Lovespoon Workshop

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Lovespoon is all set up, to welcome visitors with an excellent introduction to its fascinating... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Busybee888
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This was closed for redecorating (early January 2019) but when we got there they kindly let us in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
patsQ9787KJ
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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The Lovespoon Workshop is a free visitor attraction based around the 17th century Welsh lovespoon tradition. Started by Kerry and Jill Thomas in 1975, the Thomas family continue handcarving Welsh lovespoons within Wales today. Everyone is welcome to...more
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Inwood, Cold Inn, Kilgetty SA68 0RP, Wales
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+44 1834 812152
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovespoon is all set up, to welcome visitors with an excellent introduction to its fascinating history, and how this workshop began. And there's a stove to keep you warm, on chilly days! The quality was superb, and the prices very reasonable. The small gift shop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidT9880, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Just to say a quick thank you for your lovely review of our family workshop. It was a pleasure to meet you and be able to share our work with the Welsh lovespoon tradition. If you are interested in what we are doing on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was closed for redecorating (early January 2019) but when we got there they kindly let us in, stopped painting and showed us their dvd and went through all their stock, which was piled up everywhere. They even gave us directions to Carew Castle and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DavidT9880, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Just to say a quick thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to be able to share our work with the Welsh lovespoon tradition with you. Apologies for the state of the workshop on the day you visited but thank you...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

We visited here after seeing an advert when we were on holiday in the area. We visited the workshop and ordered a spoon for my stepdaughters wedding. The names were carved there and then. It was made to look so easy. The people were really...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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DavidT9880, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Hi Sian, Just to say a quick thank you for your top review, it is much appreciated by us all here at The Lovespoon Workshop. It is always a pleasure to be able to share our work with the Welsh lovespoon tradition with everyone who...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to spend some time. The guys are so friendly. We were shown some of the family spoons and given the history and meaning of each one. If you purchase one of their spoons they will personalise it with initials of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DavidT9880, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi Sue, Just to say a quick thank you for your lovely review of our family workshop, it is much appreciated by us all here at The Lovespoon Workshop. We always love to share the Welsh lovespoon tradition and our own collection of Welsh lovespoons...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great to watch a craftsman working. Very interesting chat with him and descriptions of the displayed spoons. Reasonable prices for the spoons for sale. Highly recommended.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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David T, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Roger, Just to say a quick thank you for your top review. It is much appreciated by us all here at The Lovespoon Workshop. It is always a great pleasure to be able to share our work with the 17th century Welsh lovespoon tradition...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We would recommend a visit. We took our family to look at love spoons to buy for a wedding present and the level of service we got was outstanding My daughter had a custom love spoon and we got one for our relatives in Canada....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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David T, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Johny and Helen, Just to say a quick thank you for giving us such a lovely review, it is much appreciated by us all here at The Lovespoon Workshop. It is always great for us to be able to share the Welsh lovespoon tradition...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

Brilliant place to visit, free entry, with a personal introcpduction to the history of lovespoons and the stories behind the awe inspiring spoons on display. The gentlemen were so knowledgeable and friendly, with the opportunity to watch them at work! Great for all ages. Highly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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David T, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Hi Phillippa, Just to say a quick thank you for giving us such a lovely review. It is much appreciated by us all here at The Lovespoon Workshop. It was a pleasure to be able to share the Welsh lovespoon tradition and our own family...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I went to the lovespoon workshop to buy one as a present for my wife on our wedding day. The guys were very helpful, and nothing was too much trouble. Excellent craftsmanship, and to top it off the wife loved itMore

Date of experience: March 2018
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David T, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hi Ceri, Just to say a quick thank you for your top review. We are delighted to hear that you and your wife were pleased with the lovespoon. We handcarve all of our lovespoons here on site and it is always a pleasure to share...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We visited your Welsh spoon shop in May 2018. We placed a order for our 25th anniversary spoon for September, as promised it would be ready and delivered in August. The spoon is beautiful and more than we could ever expect it to be. We...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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David T, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Hi Alison and Paul, Just to say thank you for your lovely review of our family workshop. It is much appreciated by us all here at The Lovespoon Workshop. It was a pleasure to meet you all back in May and it was also a...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The feature of this place is the father/son team of carvers telling their life stories through carved spoons. It's entertaining and engaging. Their presentation lasts just long enough to satisfy. They also sell love spoons and will carve appropriate initials into them.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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David T, Owner at The Lovespoon Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Hi, Just to say a quick thank you for reviewing our family workshop. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Lovespoon Workshop. It is always a pleasure to be able to share our unique collection of handcarved Welsh lovespoons with those who...More

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