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Poole Pottery

Open Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Closing down on 15 October 17

Terribly sad that poole pottery after 144 years is closing down. This place attracted me and... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
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Visited Poole pottery amazing design maybe a little expensive but fantastic quality. The Christmas... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Jean G
London, United Kingdom
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Poole Pottery's rich history dates back to 1873 and has long been recognised as a centre of excellence for the most skilled craftsmen and artisans. Visit the working Studio and meet our Throwers, Artists and Designers. Watch pot throwing and...more
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The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
+44 1202 668681
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Visited Poole pottery amazing design maybe a little expensive but fantastic quality. The Christmas pottery was lovely so much to choose from

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jean G
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit to this pottery demonstration area. Being half term the area had been set up for children to carry out pottery decorating. The two staff were also decorating items that can then be purchased in the shop. The shop has items of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

A few days ago I visted Poole Pottery shop unaware it had closed down but to my delight a new shop had opened right next door. It is a much smaller space but still full with Poole Pottery which is very nicely displayed. They don't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dean T
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I was excited that poole pottery re opened in Poole and even more excited when I knew I could visit.(I signed a petition and fought to get it back in poole, I loved the place that much). But oh boy what a huge let down....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Ok place to visit. Nothing stood out though. I didn’t find the staff very helpful. Very spacious premises with lots of pottery.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank BlackKittens1990
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Lovely, friendly staff, nothing, was too much trouble. Whole family enjoyed the experience of painting pottery figures - so much fun and a lovely keepsake. Would come back again!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Hannah P
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

It is a real shame that this excellent place has closed down, it was really the heart of Poole! Now that it has gone, I doubt there will be many tourists. It was a lovely place and so interesting and I hope it reopens soon.

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank jacobkings
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

I went on a coach holiday to Devon and West oast and it was enjoyable and we went Poole pottery and enjoyed it and would go back again

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Philipguest
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Terribly sad that poole pottery after 144 years is closing down. This place attracted me and thousands of others and is a major attraction to the town, bringing in millions of pounds. We personally can't believe poole council would be willing to give this up,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank wonderqirls
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

What a shame this sore is closing down it has always been a must when visiting the area apart from the strikingly beautiful pottery there was always so many other goods to browse and we never left without finding something to buy

Date of experience: September 2017
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Pauline F
December 19, 2014|
Response from PoolePottery | Property representative |
Hi Pauline F Thanks for your question. Yes we still welcome coach visitors. If you would like to contact the store on 01202 668681 we can send you our leaflet and provide any further information you may require. We look... More