Frailers has been established as a retailer of quality new and vintage stringed instruments for over 35 years, having been based within Runcorn, Cheshire, UK for most of that period. We supply to musicians Nationwide by both over counter sales and by mail-order.

Our clients will often travel for hundreds of miles to find the right instrument and Frailers has satisfied the demands of discerning players, including many famous names, wherever they may be located, thanks to a large and continuously updated stock of quality new and second user, vintage and classical instruments sourced largely from the U.S.A. Frailers is not only a guitar and banjo shop with great deals and superb instruments.. it's also a comfortable meeting area for all those interested in playing stringed instruments. Please visit our catalogue to view our featured Acoustic, Electric and Resonator Guitars and Banjos.

Recent Visitors to the Shop include:
John Renbourn, Martin Simpson, Fairport Convention, Brian Willoughby(ex Strawbs), Arctic Monkeys, Miles Kane, Joe Bonamasse, Roy Wood, Jon Boden (Bellowhead), Bob Brosnan, Catfish Keith, top American banjo players, Tony Ellis and Jack Hatfield, Noddy Holder, Courteeners, Mark Radcliffe, Fairport Convention, Joe Brown, Jack Wild, Michael Starke, Glen Tilbrook, Gibson Endorsees Xander & The Peace Pirates. Mighty Wah, Andy Fairweather, Low, Sid Little, Colin Manley (ex Remo Four and one Paul McCartney's favourite guitarists from his Cavern days and later with Swinging Bluejeans), Rory Gallagher, Wombats, Billy Connolly, Pete Doherty, Whitesnake, The Coral, The Lightning Seeds, Cast, LAS, Lisa Stanfield, Showaddywaddy, Charlie Lansborough, Mike Harding, Barclay James Harvestand and The Stands. Other customers include top jazz players, Adrian Ingram, Louis Stewart, Trefor Owen, Gary Potter etc. 100s of teachers/professional musicians/collectors have shopped with Frailers over the years.