Smithbrook Glassblowing Studio is located at Smithbrook Kilns in Cranleigh just 5 miles south of Guildford set in an attractive rural setting in the heart of Surrey.
The studio has both a hot and cold glass workshop, comprising all the energy efficient equipment needed for high quality glass making, including furnace glory hole and annealing oven supplied by www.studioglassfurnaces.com.
There is a cold working room for grinding and polishing for the finishing stages of the production process.
The relaxed viewing area provides the visitor an opportunity to see this exciting work being made. The Studio is easy to find on the A281 with free car parking. On site is a restaurant/coffee shop and a wide variety of specialist shops, workshops and other enterprises. The nearest mainline train station is Guildford and nearest local train station is Shalford. Buses stop right outside Smithbrook Kilns entrance.
For those new to glassmaking a visit with prove an excellent introduction to the traditional skills of the glassmaker and an insight into the historical significance of glassmaking that go back 4000 years.
It is a truly amazing experience.