Creative workshops in a friendly space
Contemporary craft workshops for small groups.
Bringing you a changing menu of courses specialising in private bespoke events.
Artisan gift shop
Stockists include Island designers alongside quality UK made housewares & gifts sprinkled with fairly traded products sourced from craftsmen around the globe.
Find us in the village of Freshwater in the West of the Isle of Wight, UK.
Just 10 minutes drive from Yarmouth ferry port or reach us along the coastal footpath through Fort Victoria and old railway line cycle path running along the river Yar. Take bus route 7 or 21 with Southern Vectis.
Monday to Saturday
10am – 4.30pm
Studio also available to book on SUNDAY for private workshops
2020 workshops include:
Essential Oil Candle making
Lino Cut & Printing
Make Plant Based Sweet Treats
OPEN ALL YEAR
WHAT WE DO
Whistle and Hound is an independent gift shop and contemporary craft studio on the Isle of Wight.
We sell cards, gifts, housewares and craft kits from local Island designers, British makers and global artisans, ethically sourced and fairly traded.
NEW for 2020
The Rabbit Hole Patisserie & Chocolate Shop. Next door to us in Freshwater happily situated on the corner of our Victorian Parade. Nibble in or take away freshly made bakes and locally handmade chocolate truffles. With a tiny tea room specialising in loose-leaf global blends, organic and ethically sourced direct from the grower.
CONTEMPORARY CRAFT WORKSHOPS
We have a studio seating up to 8 and open our shop space in the evenings and weekends for larger groups. Our classes are constantly evolving. Click below to find out more and to book or click on our CALENDAR to plan your visit.