The Pearl Store

Renowned for their quality and value for money.

Est. 1946

The Ludwig Store

Tradition, Craftmanship, and Visionary Excellence. Beautiful Ludwig Drums hand-crafted in North Carolina.

Pre-Loved Store

Pre-owned drums, cymbals, and accessories in need of a second home…

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A Little Bit About Us!

At Cariad Drum Shop, we try our very best to bring the drumming world to you at the best prices!

Our shop is specialist drum store based in Bridgend, South Wales, UK – where we sell new, pre-loved and reconditioned products.
We are very proud to be direct dealers for drum brands such as Pearl, Ludwig, Ddrum, Mapex, Sonor, UFIP, Paiste, Zildjian, Drum Art and many other fantastic brands.
Cariad Drum Shop also includes refurbishment on drum shells, cymbal repairs, tuition, room hires, and generally all things drums!

We have five available teaching and renting rooms, which are already fully equipped with a drum kit, and all necessities like hardware, cymbals, pedals, thrones etc… We also have a wide range of sticks, teaching books, and other essentials in store.

If you have any inquiries on literally anything, don’t hesitate to contact us!

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(We’d love to hear from you!)

If you have any inquires, queries, feedback, or literally anything don’t hesitate to drop us a line!

Paiste Cymbals 

now available at

Cariad Drum shop!


Paiste Cymbals are designed to keep up to your musical needs. Pasite create cymbals with more potential for variation and versatile application and are continually creating new sounds. Designing more sound and function into individual models and researching and developing methods to bring more satisfying sound to lower priced ranges.

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