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Derwent Retail Shop

Derwent Retail Shop


The fantastic "Derwent Fine Art Pencils" shop is a must for everyone, offering a wide range of our world famous products with something to suit all ages and interests. Renowned across the globe for generations of the highest quality pencils, the Derwent brand still leads the way for school children and professional artists alike.

The amazing choice of pencils is not all you will discover, with a varied selection of books, techniques DVDs and specialist pencil art items you will have an absorbing retail experience.

Our knowledgeable staff have won critical acclaim for being "delightfully charming and funny" and will help you find just the right gift for someone special, or pencil products that will inspire and entertain you.

Factory seconds available at discounted prices, and seasonal sales throughout the year.

The Cumberland Pencil Company - The home of pencil perfection since 1832.


Free entry

Entrance prices:

Adult £4.95
Senior/ student/ child £4.50
2 Adults 1 Child £12.50
2 Adults 2 Children £14.50
2 Adults 3 Children £16.50
5 & Under Free
Yearly membership £25.00


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed


Southey Works,
CA12 5NG


Plan route to The Pencil Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 263238  Lat: 54.60398 Long: -3.14241

By car
From M6 Junction 40.
Follow signs for A66 Keswick. Ignore first sign for Keswick after approximately 16 miles. Continue on the A66 to the next roundabout ?take first exit. Continue to T junction turn left towards Keswick Town Centre. You will now see the factory on your left. Take first left and follow the signs to the museum.

By train
Our nearest train station is Penrith approximately 17 miles away. It is on the West Coast Main Line and is regularly served by trains from the north and south. A bus service taking approximately 40 minutes connects Penrith Station with Keswick Bus Station. Keswick Taxis will meet trains by prior arrangement.

By bus
The main bus station is located approximately 5 minutes walk away. There are regular bus services to and from Keswick from the surrounding area.

Parking: with charge

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