Welcome to Bowspeed
We are the UK’s only bow shop
giving a fully comprehensive service. Our many cabinets contain the country’s largest selection of bows for sale, for violin, viola, cello and double bass.
Tuesday to Saturday 10-4
(please call for an appointment)
Visiting us in person
Players and teachers are most welcome to view, try-out and select a bow in one of our trying-out rooms (right) in the historic Christmas Steps violin-making quarter of Bristol. If additional time in needed, then up to four bows may be loaned-out on 14 days’ approval.
Bows by Post on Approval
Please telephone us to discuss your needs from our bow-list. Up to four bows may be sent to you on 14 days approval. We ask for your card details and a small insurance fee. We immediately send the bow selection to you in suitable returnable packaging. We pay for the outward postage/carriage cost and you pay for the return cost. Please telephone us first to discuss your needs and preferences.
Our various services
Our bows, bow accessories, free annual check-over, re-hairs and repairs, appraisals and insurance service can all be found in the following pages of this website.