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Leach Pottery

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Either go prepared to spend money or leave your wallet at home to protect yourself! You WILL want... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worth the mammoth trek uphill

Get a taxi.. so worth the visit. British and Japanese intermingled. The history of the place and... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Either go prepared to spend money or leave your wallet at home to protect yourself! You WILL want to buy pottery here. It is affordable and it is exceptional. You’ve been warned. 😉

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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Get a taxi.. so worth the visit. British and Japanese intermingled. The history of the place and old work rooms are a delight to amble around.

Thank Rustydancer
MargaretP1908, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thankyou very much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to the Leach Pottery - despite the hill! - and we hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed August 22, 2018

This rescued pottery has so much history and was a major part of pottery development in this country. The tours are really insightful and the staff are so friendly and helpful. You can help your fitness by trekking up the hill on foot or take...More

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Margaret P, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review Karen. I'm very glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Quite understated working museum. This pottery has produced and inspired excellent challenging work for decades. If they wanted an effect they couldn’t achieve, they’d build another kiln. Its all appears to have been achieved in a low key cottage industry way. They do workshops. Ring...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Have shopped here before but this time unable to park anywhere near the place so had to drive on! Frustrating, but if you can get there well worth it!

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Very lovely and nice to see young faces involved in leach pottery to keep it alive for future generations. Having been passed down a leach pottery plate from my mum 1 year ago I was happy to have come here for a visit and it...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Bernard Leach set this up in the time when St Ives the centre of artistic excellence and his work continues today Its free to visit but be warned its quite a distance from St Ives centre and a 20/25 minute work though you can catch...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Seeing the Leach Pottery, including the collection of pots from Asia, Leach, and his contemporaries, was almost a pilgrimage. You see his workshop and kilns, and get a real feel for him and his work. It was not too pricey.

Thank James M
Reviewed July 19, 2018

If you have any interest in studio pottery then the Leach Pottery is an absolute must. The great man's studio and throwing wheel are all intact and preserved thankfully. They are teaching students there and their shop shows work from some of the best local...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Having heard of Leach Pottery but not knowing much about it I took the opportunity to find out more. So pleased I did. It was informative and very interesting, explaining how the pottery came about, how the designs were made and how it reached where...More

Thank Gill S
Margaret P, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Hello Gill, thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review following your recent visit to the Leach Pottery. I'm very glad that you enjoyed your visit and I hope that we will see you again sometime.

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February 22, 2018|
Response from MargaretP1908 | Property representative |
I'm afraid that we don't have a café but we do have hot drinks available. We hope to see you at the Pottery soon.
January 15, 2015|
Response from Julia T | Property representative |
Hi - we do have visits from caoch parties from time to time but there is no parking on site for coaches. Coach drivers will usually drop off visitors at the Pottery and then park up nearby. We can provide discounted rates... More