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Classical Guitars

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at our specialist Centre in the heart of the country. Visit at a time to suit yourself and enjoy the quiet and relaxed atmosphere where instruments may be played at your leisure and without disturbance, in individual studios. We hold Europe's largest stock of fine classical instruments and the choice of concert models is particularly extensive. Also available is an excellent selection of DVDs, CDs, music and accessories.

Classical Guitars - New Arrivals

Contreras C5 CedarContreras C5 Cedar

Top Cedar 
Back and Sides Solid Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Ebony
Width at nut 51.5 mm
Scale length 65 cm

The instruments of Manuel Contreras’ studio range are characterised by an elegant, attractive appearance, good playability and a quick and easy response. They have all-solid woods.
The C5 Cedar has good volume and well-balanced clarity.


Classical Guitars

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Always on display are the complete ranges of instruments by Jose Ramirez, Manuel Raimundo, Asturias, Almansa, Conde and Strunal. Also available are new and second hand instruments by: Alastair McNeill, Teodoro Perez, Manuel Contreras, John Callinan, Victor Anglada, Dieter Hopf, Paulino Bernabe, Ignacio Rozas, Hofner, Moreno, JC, Taylor, Burguet, Manuel Rodriguez, Alhambra, and Admira.

Music & Books

Joining the Dots Grade One

Guitar Strings

La Bella : 10 PH Classic Guitar Strings

CD's & DVD's

ABRSM Grade 7 CD


Guitar Capo C2 - for Nylon String guitar

The Tárrega Leckie Guitar Manuscripts

Lessons with the Maestro

The Tárrega Leckie Guitar ManuscriptsThe facsimiles presented here are of manuscripts which were all beautifully handwritten by Francisco Tárrega, the most significant guitarist-composer of the late nineteenth century, for his student and patron, the Englishman, Dr Walter James Leckie. The significance of these scores, published here for the first time, cannot be overstated; with regard to both technical and stylistic matters it was Tárrega who laid the foundations for all future composers and arrangers for the instrument...

Customer Testimonials

The Ramirez R4 arrived this morning safe and sound. Many thanks for your excellent service. Many thanks again for your help


The Ramirez CollectionIt is always a pleasure shopping at The Classical Guitar Centre. Great range of goods and friendly, knowledgeable service.

Xuefei Yang, Chinese Concert Virtuoso.

The Classical Guitar Centre - Shop Premises

Tuesday - Friday 10.00am - 3.30pm
Saturdays 10.00am - 5.00pm.

If you are unable to visit the Centre we offer a guaranteed next day delivery service for all our instruments within the U.K. Overseas deliveries are not a problem - these usually take three to five days for anywhere in the world. All consignments are fully insured.