Cockermouth Art & Craft

6 Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9LQ      Tel: 01900-826969
Open Mon-Sat from 10am-5pm*

New Opening Times
Please note that from 2nd January our regular opening hours will be 10am-5pm Mon-Sat.
Also at the moment, we may need to close at short notice due to a family illness.
Please phone the shop first if making a special visit.

Business For Sale
Cockermouth Art & Craft is for sale as a going concern due to the owner wishing to retire.
Established in 2009, we have a well-established customer base from across the county and beyond.
For more information please click here.

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*Please note that, occasionally, we may have to close for about 30 mins at lunch time. We would also recommend that
if you are making a special trip to the shop for a particular item that you telephone first to check we have it in stock.

Special Offer - Canvases
- Winsor & Newton "old style" Canvases are currently 50% off (while stocks last).
Framing Service
We offer a first class framing service with a wide range of frame styles from which to choose. We can frame any size picture. We will spend time with you to establish your specific requirements and discuss options. This is an expert service, with guaranteed satisfaction at a reasonable cost.
Decopatch paper is a simple but effective way to customise all kinds of objects. Use it for mirrors, picture frames, papier-mache, lamps, vases - even furniture! Decopatch papers are colourful, thin, flexible and strong and are easily applied with a special glue/varnish to almost any surface, flat or uneven. A range of Decopatch papers and accessories are now in stock. Call in for more ideas and advice.

Cockermouth Art & Craft
will no longer be stocking the SmudgeGuard (original) or SmudgeGuard2. We have a small number left in stock, but when they're gone, they're gone! For full details of what's still available, please see our SmudgeGuard page.

The following types of products are stocked:

  • Paints (oils, acrylics, & watercolours - student & artist range)
  • Mount board
  • Paper
  • Card
  • Brushes
  • Easels
  • Artwork carrying cases / portfolios
  • Painting sets
  • Children's art and craft supplies
  • Craft materials - suitable for card making and scrap-booking
  • Craft adhesives
  • Model making materials (clay etc.) and tools
  • Art and Craft books and DVDs for beginners
  • Pencil media
  • Prints and greeting cards by Alex Clark
  • Watercolour prints by Colin Williamson

Our suppliers include:

  • Alex Clark
  • Colin Williamson Prints
  • Decopatch
  • Derwent Pencils
  • Design Objectives
  • Fisher 400 pastel paper
  • Florence Paintmakers
  • Gilliangladrag
  • Habico
  • Moleskine
  • Pink Pig
  • Pip Seymour
  • Pro Arte
  • Search Press Books
  • Seawhite
  • Staedtler
  • Unison Colour Soft Pastels
  • Winsor & Newton
Winsor & Newton Alex Clark Derwent Pencils
Design Objectives
Fisher 400
Habico Search Press
Pro Arte Unison Colour

We are especially keen to meet the needs of local artists, students, and creative crafters and would welcome suggestions from local art groups, schools and colleges for items we might stock. Please contact us by e-mail to with any enquiries or suggestions or phone us on 01900-826969.

We will be happy to take your order by phone, with payment by credit or debit card, and post small items to you at cost. We can also accept payment via our PayPal account
Click here for help with making a payment through PayPal.

Please have a look at the rest of the pages for more information about Cockermouth Art & Craft.

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