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brilliant experience always

I have now been to a few courses at shore cottage studios and every time I come away with such a... read more

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NettFurley
Christmas soap making

This is my 6th visit to Shore Cottage and as usual, you are made very welcome and you relax the... read more

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Creative courses by the sea, multi-award winning studio in Wirral Merseyside. Spend one or two days with us and we'll give you time and space to make something unique. We offer photography, textile art and laser cutting courses.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Shore Cottage Station Road | Thurstaston, Thurstaston CH61 0HN, England
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+44 151 648 6581
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All reviews fused glass biscuits two days cakes lovely homemade excellent tuition beautiful location fabulous days thank you so much soup home made lunch and afternoon tea many thanks my birthday great teacher homemade food tea and coffee
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Reviewed today

I have now been to a few courses at shore cottage studios and every time I come away with such a buzz. They are always good fun; Laura and her family really look after you with homemade food and treats; The classes always deliver much...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is my 6th visit to Shore Cottage and as usual, you are made very welcome and you relax the minute you walk through the door. We spent the day making lovely soaps, bath bombs which will certainly go down well with my friends as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I Attended a Two day photography course led by Laura this weekend, what more is there I can say that this was fantastic. The settings of the studio are amazing and the whole experience from start to finish was near perfection. Laura’s experience and knowledge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie D
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This was my second trip to Shore Cottage, after a really enjoyable fused glass taster session. The warm welcome and relaxed learning environment was equally present this time round. Kris made the day great fun and everything was done at a relaxed pace. This would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Another day at Shore cottage this time collage, dying fabrics and threads and then putting it all together in a stitched seascape. Fabulous studio with the most inspiring views. Gorgeous biscuits, cakes, soup and meringue and the lovely Sue to teach us. A great day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gill A
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Just completed a two day laser course, only myself on it so had kris's full attention. I must confess I only enrolled on this course as I wanted to have a play around on a laser before blowing a rather large wad on one of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peterhereford1
Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we try to not just deliver knowledge and skills, but to spark imagination and creativity too. Best of luck with your future creative journey and we'd love to...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

From the moment I arrived Laura, Kris and Sue made me feel instantly at home, creating a relaxed and comfortable environment for learning. The studio space is inviting with its beautiful views of the beach, the river and North Wales, inside the studio there are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi ChiliCat, Thank you for our 100th review! And thank you for your very kind words. The way we teach photography aims to have you understand how the camera works and why you would alter the settings rather than just have a list of numbers,...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

What an amazing place. Kris was a brilliant teacher who really tailored the course to our needs. With only 3 on the course it was much better than other courses and there was much more one of one support. The venue is obviously wonderful and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ann D
Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Ann, Thank you for your kind words, we keep our numbers small so you can have plenty of tutor time and we can adapt to the wants and needs of the course participants. We'd love to welcome you back to the studio any time,...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a wonderful 2-day course I've just been to! Perfect setting to soak up the fantastic lessons from Laura. Surrounded by a creative and inspiring location and atmosphere, it's staggering how I've learnt so much to get myself using the manual settings on my DSLR...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Cluckingweb, Thank you so much for your kind review. our two day photography course really can take you from a beginner on 'auto mode' to a confident and creative photographer. The weather can certainly be unpredictable but we find that if we have a...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Relaxing and fruitful day with Shore Cottage team. Sue presented methods of printing using various mediums and techniques all completely new to me . Being a patchwork and quilter and the course, a gift from my daughter , I thought it would not be of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Sue, Thank you for your kind and honest review, it is wonderful to hear that we exceeded your expectations and have sparked your creativity and allowed you to expand your current creative practice. We hope you are continuing to use the techniques and materials...More

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29 April 2018|
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Response from Laura H | Property representative |
Hi Corinne, I'm Laura, one of the tutors and owners of Shore Cottage Studio. You can see all our upcoming courses on our website which I can't link to in this answer but you can click on the 'website' link at the top of... More
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