This tour is a chance to learn about the process of manufacturing pottery; the tour is followed by refreshments in the form of cream tea
What You'll Get
- What’s included: tour of the factory and cream tea at the Middleport Pottery Cafe
- Cream tea is served with a scone with jam and clotted cream | option to have coffee instead
- Tour times: 11 a.m. and 1.45 p.m. from Monday to Thursday | 10.30 a.m. on Fridays
- Tour duration: approximately one hour
- Click here to view the schedule
The Fine Print
Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per 1, 2 or 4 people, may buy 3 additional as a gift. Booking required 48 hours in advance, please call 01782 499766; provide Groupon code. 24-hour cancellation policy. Must be 8 or older. Under 18s must accompanied by an adult. Please note: as this is a working factory, noise be may a concern for some; the tour may not be suitable for customers with limited mobility, as access to the factory is via cobbled walkways, there are four sizeable staircases and several smaller steps, some of which are narrow and steep, and there is no seating on the way around. Due to the age of the building, there are some small, potential trip hazards. Access to some areas of the factory tours for those with mobility needs is possible with alternative tours available. Please contact merchant in advance to discuss. Tours start at 11am and 1.45pm Mon-Thuu, and 10.30am Fri. Please arrive 10 minutes before your tour starts to avoid disappointment. Excludes bank holidays. Valid for option purchased only.
About Middleport Pottery
Established in 1888 by Burgess and Leigh, Middleport Pottery is still in operation, manufacturing the famous Burleigh pottery, which took its name from the factory's owners. The building itself is Grade II-listed, and after extensive renovations has become a centre for creative businesses.