Dolly Parton plays Atkin

Dolly Parton plays Atkin

It's with the greatest pleasure that we can announce Dolly Parton has become the latest Ambassador of The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation. Dolly was presented 'Maybe Baby'.

Handcrafted guitars since 1995

Handcrafted guitars since 1995

We've been making world class instruments for renowned musicians for the past two decades. You too can own one of these masterpieces.

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Building a Guitar Company.

Building a Guitar Company.

Watch an interview with Alister Atkin, where he talks about the history of Atkin Guitars, how he started and what his plans are for the future as he approaches his 20th year in the business.

Graham Coxon Plays an Atkin OM

Graham Coxon Plays an Atkin OM

Atkin have made guitars for some of the finest musicians in the world. We hope they will inspire you too.

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The retrospective series

The retrospective series

We have been inspired by many Pre-War Martins over the years. Every time we play one we learn something new, and then we incorporate that knowledge in our own guitars.

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The Story

Our guitars might look beautiful, but they’re not just for show. Atkin guitars are great instruments designed to make great music. We’ve been building acoustic guitars by hand since 1995, and we put all the experience we’ve gained since then into every guitar we make. With each one, our goal is the same – to build a guitar that will come alive in the hands of the player. We draw inspiration from the great acoustic guitars of the past and from the great players in the present who choose to use our instruments. Pick up one of our guitars and we don’t doubt that you’ll feel inspired too, because Atkin guitars are made to be played.

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