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House of Marbles

The Old Pottery Pottery Road | The Old Pottery, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9DS, England
+44 1626 835285
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Don't lose your marbles trying to entertain your kids - come here!

An excellent afternoon's entertainment! Plenty to see both inside and outside. Our children... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dianne C
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Marbleous

A great selection of marbles, pottery and artefacts from yesteryear, well displayed and labelled... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
menubuster
,
Dundee, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass blowing” (179 reviews)
“marble runs” (167 reviews)
“all ages” (40 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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The Old Pottery Pottery Road | The Old Pottery, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9DS, England
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+44 1626 835285
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An excellent afternoon's entertainment! Plenty to see both inside and outside. Our children particularly enjoyed the outside play area. Allow plenty of time if buying marbles to take home ..... a huge choice!

Thank Dianne C
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great selection of marbles, pottery and artefacts from yesteryear, well displayed and labelled, café, free parking and entry, well worth a visit.

Thank menubuster
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear menubuster I am delighted you enjoyed your visit. Thank you very much for your review.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Called here whilst passing. Used to be a glass /pottery mill. There's glass blowing you can observe. Pottery museum and pottery, glass ware to buy, as well as confectionary and wooden toys.. The marble runs are amazing

Thank karenhandley16
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello karenhandley16 Thanks for taking the time to post your review and for your feedback - it is very much appreciated. We are very glad you found us interesting. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

nice museum, great to see the glassblowers, even though it was all the same, no special glass art. Being a lampworker myself that was abit of a dissapointment. Big shop, not going home without a souvenirMore

Thank Patrice M
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Patrice M Thank you for coming to see us and taking the time to post your feedback. What you see our glassmakers producing depends on what our customers (galleries and stores worldwide) have ordered and this can range from bespoke art glass to our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a short break in Exeter in April. Searched for dog friendly places to visit and House of Marbles came up. Luckily we arrived before the coaches did as it's a very popular place. In we went 3 adults and 1 ageing pooch. Who proceeded...More

Thank Alsoknownasmum
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alsoknownasmum There's absolutely no need to apologise, animals have a habit of doing what they want when they want - remember Lulu the elephant on Blue Peter (if not Google it)?!!!! Dogs and well behaved owners are very welcome here. Thank you for a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a little confused by this place. It's basically a very large shop with a nice choice of home & gift items. They all seem high end quality and it's good that they are a little different. You then have a glass shop where...More

1  Thank AmyDan09
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AmyDan09 Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review and your kind comments. Some of our visitors spend 45 minutes here, some spend a lot longer and you are all welcome. Next time you visit us, why not have lunch...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been meaning to visit here for a while and so glad we did. Lots of fascinating things to see,and a shop full of wonderful things to buy,with very pleasant,helpful staff. To be honest you could spend all day watching the marble runs. Great fun.More

Thank Mike W
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mike W We are delighted to hear you made it and enjoyed your visit so much - thank you for letting us know, we really appreciate it. Yes, our marble runs, especially Snooki are very popular and great entertainment for all. Hopefully it will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have come here many times over the years, kids are fascinated by all the marbles and toys on show. Recently took our grand daughter there and she loved it too, who cant be impressed with the marble run on the first floor, worth going for...More

Thank mark_d1964
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear mark_d1964 We can't thank you enough for such a wonderful review and your valued custom over the years - it means a lot to us. We hope it is not too long before you come to see us again. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always visit here as an attraction, and for a meal in the restaurant. The menus include light meals, full courses and cakes galore. The service was as friendly and courteous as always, and the specials board of particular merit (given that there's always plenty...More

Thank Bob H
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bob H Wow! Thank you so much for a brilliant review. We work hard to give all our customers the best possible service and great food, and it is really good to hear that you appreciated our efforts - I will certainly pass on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My two children (aged 8 and 4 years), were super excited in anticipation of a visit and we drove over 2 hours to get there! It was well worth it. A lovely, interesting place with lots of different marbles (of course!), but lots more. The...More

Thank JenksGloucestershire
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear JenksGloucestershire Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are so glad that you made the trip down to see us and that you and your children had such a good time here. I will pass your comments on to all our staff. Feedback...More

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jennifer474
13 June 2016|
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Response from Manger1234 | Property representative |
Hello Firstly, please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your question. We welcome dogs everywhere here except for inside our restaurant (assistance dogs are allowed inside the restaurant... More
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LizF196
24 January 2015|
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Response from patricia m | Reviewed this property |
9 til 5pm Monday through Saturday 10 till 5pm sunday free admission
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