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Welsh Royal Crystal

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Looking in the gift shop window and after striking up a conversation with another couple we were... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Julie T
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
No One seemed very interested and not much there

A disappointing visit, closed the first day of the visit and when we went back the next day staff... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Heather H
Rhayader, United Kingdom
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17 Sep 2018
“No One seemed very interested and not much there”
4 Aug 2018
“Closed - again!”
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Unit 6 5 Brynberth Industrial Estate, Rhayader LD6 5EN, Wales
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

A disappointing visit, closed the first day of the visit and when we went back the next day staff were unenthusiastic and there was not much to see. The crystal cutter was not demonstrated. The dear little shop that was in the centre of town...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Heather H
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We are regulars to this great little shop and have visited on an approximate quarterly basis for 20+ years. We always spend on a new piece and have a cup of tea in the restaurant. The last two visits have been a complete waste of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 938adrianp
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Lovely place to visit, Alan, the only crystal cutter in Wales was very charming. The place is not large, the quality of the crystal is higher than average and is all havs blown. We were shown throught the back where a great deal of stock...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Old_Fotofart
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We visited here by chance, and we're not disappointed. It's a small place, but the people there were very helpful and friendly. I think those with young, curious children would struggle with worrying that their children might knock something over or touch the items -...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BusinessMummy
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Looking in the gift shop window and after striking up a conversation with another couple we were told about the location of the Welsh Royal Crystal. It was great to be able to experience the workmanship of the crystal being skilfully engraved etc. Was really...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Julie T
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The craftsman was on his holidays again so it was just a very dull shop with lots of glass (much of it with a Welsh theme) and a few tourist trinkets.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Visited this little gem of a workshop/shop last week. Little difficult to find as it is tucked away in the corner of a small industrial estate just outside the town. Glad we did find it though. When we arrived we were made most welcome by...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Gwynneth F
Reviewed 16 September 2016

OK so no admission charge but when we got there we were told the craftsmen was on holiday so could only view the stock in the shop. Not much on view. Most likely better if there is work going on.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Neal192
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is a small independent business run by 2 really nice guys. It was very quiet when we visited but they both had time to explain and demonstrate the engraving of their unique designs - so talented and dedicated. Hopefully the business will continue to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jandanda
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We saw the signboard while driving by and stopped to look around. The director, Alan, is extremely knowledgeable, having been engraver for Stuart Crystal for many years before it was taken over by Waterford. The high lead content crystal that he engraves is superb quality,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Satravelforlife
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