The Guitar Loft


All kinds of guitars, amps, accessories – plus lessons


The Guitar Loft

A wonderful independent guitar shop in the heart of Durham Market Hall … you’ll find accoustic guitars, electric guitars, bass guitars, amps, accessories – everything the budding musician needs. 

More than that, if you want to hone your skills, lessons are available from age 8 all the way up to 99!



Stalls 63 & 64, Durham Market Hall, off Durham Market Place, DH1 3NJ

Durham Sector

Durham Market Place & Prince Bishops


Open Monday to Saturday, 9am to 4.30pm

Also open on Sundays in December up to Christmas


0191 383 0636

100% Experienced

Dave Cowell, of The Guitar Loft, has over 50 years’ experience in the  music industry and is the person to speak to for advice.

If you’re buying your first or your fifteenth guitar, need replacement strings, a new amp … this is the place.  And when you’re starting out, come and chat to Dave about lessons.

The Guitar Loft