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The Potters Barn

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Fantastic day and would definitely recommend!

We had a fabulous day here yesterday. We had three generations in our group and everyone had a... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
sarahmcc2015
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Great fun, great value,

This was our second visit. It is a nice relaxing activity in a quiet peaceful location. We loved... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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The Potters Barn is a working pottery where you can look at the finished pottery on display and where it is made or even have a go yourself.You can “Play with Clay”, Paint Pottery or have a go on the Potters Wheel.You can also take pottery classes...more
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Roughwood | Hassall Green, Sandbach CW11 4XX, England
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous day here yesterday. We had three generations in our group and everyone had a thoroughly good time. We were able to try our hands at thumb, coil and slab pots plus several goes throwing pots on the wheel. Andy and Steve...More

Thank sarahmcc2015
ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments. If you do visit again we will be very happy to see you.

Reviewed August 15, 2018

This was our second visit. It is a nice relaxing activity in a quiet peaceful location. We loved learning how to throw a pot on the wheel then tried our hand at clay modelling. You follow instruction cards to make a model of your choice(we...More

Thank Purpleden
ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thanks for coming back and your comments. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed May 4, 2018

I have been attending pottery classes at The Potters Barn for the last 5 years. It is a wonderful place to visit as a one off or as I have been doing, as a weekly visitor. I have also attended their "Raku" firings and also...More

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ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind comments and keep on potting!

Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I visited today with my two children (10 & 8)and can honestly say I won’t be returning or advising any of my friends or family too. The staff did not come over in a friendly manner and because there was already a couple there gave...More

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ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

I am sorry you had a bad experience when visiting the pottery this is the exact opposite of what we would want. We do advertise the Potters Wheel as not being available 100% of the time as in this case there may be a course...More

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

My children (all twenty-somethings) booked the day as a Mothering Sunday present. Nine of us (including Grandma) spent an amazing morning at the barn - chatting, creating and generally having fun. Steve is a really great teacher - and very patient with us as we...More

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ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Very glad you enjoyed your family visit.

Reviewed June 25, 2017

My wife & I attended a "Raku Pottery" day today - & thoroughly enjoyed it! We came home with several pieces of Raku pottery that we had glazed each, which we are delighted with. A little more instruction at the start would have been good;...More

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ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

Hi Patrick Glad you both enjoyed your day and got some good results. Sorry about the lunch, we don't eat early on Raku Days as we like to get some reasonable results under our belt first. Perhaps we will see you at the Pit Firing...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017

Phoned in advance to check when we could have a go and whilst you can't book for family fun we were advised of the best time to come. It was really peaceful and relaxing. We had a go at clay modelling, following the simple instruction...More

Thank Purpleden
ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit - and the pub! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed May 10, 2017

We enjoyed our visit to the Potters Barn. The owners were very helpful. We were interested in seeing how they make the pots. It is worth a visit for those interested. They also have corporate events and personal tuition.

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ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see again soon.

Reviewed April 15, 2017

After watching the Pottery Throw Down we decided that we would like a go on a potters's wheel and discovered the Potter's Barn. We went along on Good Friday and it was quiet when we arrived so we went straight onto the wheel, just after...More

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ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Hi Jules Thank you for taking the time to review The Potters Barn. We are glad you had a good time and liked our work. I hope you enjoy using the teapot and are able to visit us again soon.

Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Hands on fun for kids , very small room upstairs ideal for parties for handful of kids, not cheap but good fun, you need to stay with them.More

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ThePottersBarn, Owner at The Potters Barn, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2017

Hi Sarah. During the Winter we only have a small room available for the activities as it does not normally get busy until after Easter. On the day you visited it was unfortunately unusually busy with drop in visitors. For large parties and groups we...More

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TheRileysCheshire
November 6, 2015|
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Response from ThePottersBarn | Property representative |
Hi The Rileys, Thanks for your enquiry. We have one day painting courses for beginners. They run several times a year. The next one will be in the New Year and dates haven't been set yet. You could keep an eye on the website... More
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claire_1995_x
October 15, 2015|
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Response from ThePottersBarn | Property representative |
Hi Claire Adults can do any of the activities/courses. For a drop in session making prices start as low as £3.50. For personal tuition half days are £55. Drop in sessions do not have to be booked unless you are a large... More
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