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Middleport Pottery - Home of Burleigh

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 AM

Middleport Pottery - Home of Burleigh
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“bottle kiln”(45 reviews)
“factory shop”(50 reviews)
“poppy display”(15 reviews)
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Middleport Pottery Home of Burleigh is a unique visitor attraction. We are open to the public and have a whole host of things to see and do. -Burleigh Factory Shop Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm/Sun 10am-4pm -Middleport Visitor Centre Open Tues-Sun 10am-4pm...more
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Middleport Pottery Port Street, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 3PE, England
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+44 1782 499766
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All reviews bottle kiln factory shop poppy display factory tour weeping window oatcakes stoke on trent working factory finished product canal side afternoon tea steam engine step back in time interesting visit lovely cafe whole process fascinating place
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had walked along the canal path with the dogs and it was a rainy afternoon. We were made to feel so welcome and were offered to sit upstairs where we were really looked after. It was late in the afternoon and the cafe was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 1 week ago

loved this as like stepping back in time. Saw all the old buildings and rooms that all the people had used before. all the amazing craftsmanship needed to make the pottery plus Peaky Blinders had just been filmed here. the old bath house where they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Rusacole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A member of my family has been working in Stoke for a number of years, and was now returning to London. As a joint farewell and birthday party, she hired the Middleport pottery for the evening function. It was a fantastic evening, the whole of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank juliesims2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated to a wonderful tour of the offices, bottle kiln, washroom and steam engine together with a fascinating insight given by Glenis one of the volunteers and helpers. This was followed by a welcome hot drink and mince pie in the tea room....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

We visited to see the ‘real santa’. Firstly we booked this months ago at £12 per child!!! At the time of booking it was agreed that they would call us closer to the booking to get finer details, such as exactly what the kids want...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chrisandlaura25
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Had a very informative tour by the guide who was friendly and welcoming. Was interesting to see the moulds and how the pottery was made. Recently discovered bath house and w=how the steam engine worked for power.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Georgina70
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We as a family of 5 visited last night for the christmas light switch on..£3 each to get in..£15.00 before we had even started but it's christmas and i was sure it was going to be magical ~ WRONG..walking around there was nothing that even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Pauline h
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Visited Middleport pottery for the Victorian lights christmas switch on and to be honest it left a bad taste . It was all about money making for them . Now i know the place is a charity but bear in mind that Gladstone pottery is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank caravanjim1
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We made a special trip to see the cascade of poppies and also to give my elderly mum a trip out and me a chance to revisit the city of my birth. All in all, it was not a great experience. Parking, even for disabled,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carl_S290614
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our afternoon at Middleport. The buildings have been beautifully restored and the staff and volunteers are very friendly and knowledgeable. The cafe may be a little pricey but to support the upkeep of such an important heritage site, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lynn K
15 November 2018|
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Response from JYOTINA65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, out and about.. not in the sale room full of China !!! For obvious reasons ha!
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cheshireangel
5 August 2018|
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Response from Wwoo161 | Reviewed this property |
We had no children with us but I think food selections are provided for.
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Adam H
21 October 2017|
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Response from dollydelash | Reviewed this property |
Not sure you can unless there are specific workshops. I know there is a Xmas tree decoration workshop for ceramics coming up at £25
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