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Dalton Pottery Art Cafe

Meikle Dyke | Dalton, Near Lockerbie, Dumfries, Dalton, Lockerbie DG11 1DU, Scotland
+44 1387 840236
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The pottery will be no more. But it is being converted to a Gin distillery. Should be open some... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
Now closed

The premises are closed following a serious fire.it is unlikely it will reopen again due to the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Tom F
Lockerbie, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Dalton Pottery is a unique business; we pride ourselves on providing individual customer service to make your visit special for everyone. Our exclusive designs are available to buy in the gift shop or you can paint your own! We offer special commissions,and also hand painted one-offs. Children's hand prints make a beautiful keepsake, the possibilities are endless, just ask one of our friendly staff to help you choose. We have everything you need to create a special piece of pottery to take home with you, in less than an hour. Choose from a wide range of glazed pots, and get painting with our special ceramic colours, which when baked, are food and dishwasher safe. Anyone who can hold a paint brush can paint a pot!Free use of workshop, all materials and baking , all you pay for is the pot. (Baking takes just 35 minutes).Prices start at £7. No need to book.Why not try our fab Spin Art...There’s no skill required, fun and suitable for everyone from 2 to 102!
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
23 Aug 2016
“Latest information”
25 Jul 2016
“Now closed”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Meikle Dyke | Dalton, Near Lockerbie, Dumfries, Dalton, Lockerbie DG11 1DU, Scotland
+44 1387 840236
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The pottery will be no more. But it is being converted to a Gin distillery. Should be open some time next year.

2  Thank smithy-cottagdalton
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The premises are closed following a serious fire.it is unlikely it will reopen again due to the extensive damage. It's a shame as it had been a popular local attraction for Dumfries and Galloway.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I would strongly recommend checking that this attraction is still open to the public. I read in local papers recently that it was permanently shut which really disappointed me as I had intended to visit regularly. Perhaps they will only be shut for a short...More

Thank E Mary W
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The only reason I say poor is due to the fact that they were closed due to the obvious fire damage and it was not stated on their website. We are big Arty fans so this was a bit of a disappointment. We really hope...More

2  Thank Mandy W
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Took my daughter on a rainy day and it was great fun,staff were very helpful and good with the kids there that day Would recommend and will go again sometime

Thank Beergoggles1971
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

What a great place to spend some time. The staff are unhurried, friendly and informative. You pick a piece of pottery, don a overall, and your away, endless pots of paint, endless brushes, when you've finished your masterpiece its fired in an oven ( gas...More

Thank mossCheshire
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Brilliant wee place took my kids 9 and 3 years old they painted a cow and a car they loved painting it (I also had a go and enjoyed myself) they also have a cafe inside and a little park area outside which my boys...More

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We noticed the 'cows' and the car in the tree as we were passing and were so intrigued that we turned back. Our little grandson loved climbing on the cows. We paid a swift visit into the cafe and showroom to have a look round...More

Thank HKandAB
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Took the boys to what we had read as a pottery experience. Actually what happened was, the lady owner pointed at a cabinet of white ceramic plates, shapes etc. Once selected the boys put on aprons were placed at a desk with lots of paints,...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We unfortunately arrived on a morning when the owner had a surprise visit from some friends so after a very quick run through of what to do we were left to our own devices, without any further guidance while they all chatted over coffee. I...More

Thank Erica w
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