Starter Packs

Guitar Starter Packs for beginners are still the best-value and easiest way to get started. They offer a simple way of getting everything you need to start learning to play the guitar and include everything you'll need to get going, without the hassle of having to choose amps, leads etc.

Whichever one you choose, they're affordable, great-quality buys and also perfect as gifts for Birthdays or Christmas. We also offer starter packs for a variety of styles and genres. This is ideal for beginner and learner guitar players as it will help them develop with an instrument they love.


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As you’ll see above – we offer a variety of starter packs to suit multiple budgets and musical styles, whether that’s for acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar or even ukuleles.

All of the starter packs that we offer are great for beginners – the guitars in the Encore packages are ideal cheap electric guitars that play, look and feel like a professional guitar.

Elsewhere we offer starter packs from brands such as Epiphone, Ibanez, and Squier which are all very established names.

If you need help deciding then get in touch with us at PMT as our experts are on hand to help.


Guitar Starter Packs come with everything you need to start playing - what you get does vary from pack to pack though.

For electric guitar, the Encore packs include extras from TourTech such as tuners, a padded gig bag and a cable, bundled together with a great-sounding practice amplifier.

All of these are ideal if you need to get to lessons or rehearsals and will help you get the most out of your instrument.

Other guitar starter packs also include extras such as online lessons, plectrums, straps and more.

You can explore all of the instruments and what accessories you get in more detail above.


At PMT we stock all-in-one electric guitar, acoustic, and bass guitar packages, including amps, tutorial books, straps and all the accessories needed to get going.

Left-hand packs are also available.

Brands used by all the pros are still available in affordable packages including Epiphone, Peavey, Squier, and Ibanez, with intermediate set-ups stocked too.

We've also got some great value, exclusive packages from Encore available nowhere else in the UK.


  • Are guitar starter packs worth it?

    Guitar starter packs are the perfect introduction to playing guitar for those who don't have any gear at all and are a complete beginner. They usually include an amp, a strap, cables, and plectrums to ensure that straight out of the box you can plug-in-an
  • What is the best electric guitar package for beginners?

    Some of the best electric guitar packages are made by Epiphone, Squier, Yamaha, and Ibanez.
  • How much should I pay for a beginner guitar starter pack?

    Most starter packs range from around £90 up to about £300 depending on what is included in the pack. These are budget-friendly prices and offer a great way to get all of the gear you need at the best value.
  • Is it difficult to teach yourself guitar?

    Teaching yourself to play guitar is a challenge - but a fun one! Whilst some people benefit from a guitar teacher, using resources such as tabs and online lessons will allow you to get started on your own and begin making music at any time.
  • How many hours should I practice the guitar a day?

    There is no set amount of time that you should practice guitar for each day, but trying to practice for 4-5 hours a week in total will allow you to see real progress in your musicianship and playing ability.