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Had three kids spend time at Smarty Art and found it to be more than I’d expected. The shop was... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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This was our 2nd visit to Smarty Art and was just fabulous. We had 2 daughters and a friend... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Whickham, United Kingdom
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“ceramics”(4 reviews)
“shorty”(12 reviews)
“warmth”(2 reviews)
Smarty Art is bursting with ceramic items to paint! Come for an enjoyable catch up with a friend or for a family morning or afternoon out, or perhaps incorporate it in a visit to relatives - bring them all along and everyone can be involved as this...more
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39 High Street, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3EG, Scotland
+44 1479 873552
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Reviewed 18 July 2008

Smarty Art is an excellent place to spend an afternoon. This is in the High Street in Grantown on SPey and is easy to locate by its wonderful colourful window displays. This is a wee shop/studio where you go in and paint a piece of...More

6  Thank Kate A
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Had three kids spend time at Smarty Art and found it to be more than I’d expected. The shop was well kitted out for eager kids to produce ceramic works of art (including parents/caters to). The staff were beyond helpful and keen to assist with...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was our 2nd visit to Smarty Art and was just fabulous. We had 2 daughters and a friend painting various items and the warmth of the welcome is 2nd to none. There could be a temptation to hurry children through and get more bums...More

1  Thank 464blackcat99
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We've visited here every year for as long as I can remember, and it's always been a very friendly and welcoming place. The owners are great company and offer great advice. We ordered a coffee and 3 hot chocolates. Both children were doing two pieces...More

1  Thank lotie59
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

What a find! Family friendly with pottery painting for all the family young and old. Very friendly and helpful staff make this an experience not to miss. Pick up time after painting good also.

3  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Delightful wee gem in the active hub of the Cairngorm National Park. So many active, outdoorsy things to do - that's why we love this part of the country. However on a rainy day or to take a breath and indulge your more tranquil arty...More

2  Thank BanchoryMrsB
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My granddaughters picked ornaments from a very extensive collection. My daughter and myself decided to paint personal plates for the two girls. Their dad and grandad also stayed and were engrossed with the activity. We all had a most enjoyable morning and were delighted with...More

1  Thank SandsBandit
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly, helpful, patient staff and a good choice of objects to paint (Halloween theme was popular when we were there), made this a great fun visit. Try going early if possible as it can get busy later in the afternoons. We visited in school holidays.

1  Thank Euan M
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Went in to smarty art on a rainy Saturday afternoon. There was 4 kids and two adults. The staff were amazing! Friendly, helpful and great with the kids. Would recommend this if you want to express your artistic side! We all hand a great afternoon...More

1  Thank DavidsonJase
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Went by chance. What a great afternoon! Steph was great with kids! Loads to choose from! Thanks for posting items to us! Ollie loves his giraffe and Harry loves moosie! ! Will add pics later on! Highly recommended

1  Thank Cmitchell219
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed pottery painting at Smarty Arty for a few years now, when we are on holiday. The children (11 & 13) absolutely love it, as indeed do I. The new owner & her Mum were extremely helpful & kind. The pieces have turned...More

2  Thank G_southside
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