About Us

Violin Strings Online is the e-commerce shop for Thwaites Fine Stringed Instruments.

Violin Strings Online

VSoL sells a wide range of strings and accessories for violin, viola, cello and double bass at discounted prices and offers free UK shipping on strings. 

We are always adding new products to our site, however, if you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us. Our staff have many years experience as players, teachers and instrument dealers and will be happy to help.


Thwaites are dealers and restorers of violins, violas, cellos and double basses and was established over 35 years ago.   We offer adjustments, repairs and restorations across the orchestral string family including bow rehairs, insurance valuations and appraisals.

Our customer base stretches from London and the Home Counties to both National and International investors so you can be sure we can help you whatever you need.

We buy and sell violins, violas, cellos and double basses. We have hundreds of instruments and bows catering for all players whatever their age, standard or budget.

Our student rentals scheme for Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass offers fully maintained, good quality instruments at very competitive prices.
Professional hire of high quality double basses and flightcases for recording and touring. Violins, Violas and Cellos also available.