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Poole Pottery

The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
+44 1202 668681
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Great Time to back a bargain in The Closing Down Sale BEFORE OCTOBER 2017

My wife and I recently had a stroll along Poole Quay and made our usual visit to Poole Pottery. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David L
A must visit when you are in the area. Closing for good in October 2017

Greedy Landlord will not renew the lease on the Poole Pottery therefore the business will close... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cardiff, 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 decorating and find out more about how Poole Pottery is made. Discover the largest collection of Poole Pottery in the world. Giftware, Lighting, Quality Seconds, Collectors Corner, Vintage Tableware and Museum pieces.Discover a selection of unique pieces by our Studio artists, only made and sold at the Home of Poole Pottery. Feel inspired? Have a go at painting your own masterpiece in our Paint a Pot area. Find great bargains with two floors of Outlet Shopping: Gifts, Homewares, Fashions, Shoes and Accessories.Relax in our Pottery cafe on the first floor. We serve a selection of drinks, lunchtime meals and snacks made from locally sourced ingredients. We are situated right on the Quay in Poole. Group Visits and Coach Parties Welcome, Wheelchair accessible, Seating throughout the store, Baby Changing Facilities, Free Entry, Open Daily Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 5.30pm Sunday 10.30 to 4.30, closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Easter Day.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
+44 1202 668681
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently had a stroll along Poole Quay and made our usual visit to Poole Pottery. We were shocked to see Closing Down Sale signs plastered all over the outside on this factory shop and gift store. What a shame that this...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Greedy Landlord will not renew the lease on the Poole Pottery therefore the business will close down in October. Poole will not be the same without this Iconic business. I hae visited here for many years and always have a snack in their cafe, Recommend...More

Thank Salmon13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a real shame as this goes more and more downhill each time we have visited. Overpriced pottery painting and not much else.

Thank Miss Moffat A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go here every time I am down this way, to get something special for the house. Good food upstairs, lots to see and buy. Getting a little to much like a tourist trap.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

On our day out to Poole decided to revisit an old friend as I was last there over 20 years ago when my two were young and now here I was with them all grown and with my two grandchildren a lot has changed over...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A U3a visit( which included an excellent tour of the RNLI too).very interesting to see the expert young potter at his work.The range and quality of pottery products available to purchase is excellent. there is an excellent range of other products too( clothes and shoes)....More

Thank david r
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Pleasant shop with lots of touristy souvenirs, and a section for Poole pottery at the back. Can also decorate your own pottery as a souvenir.

Thank drpetembe
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here for a quick visit. Lots of amazing goodies for everybody and everything you never wanted. Some beautiful pottery although most made elsewhere now with small pottery for tourists. Worth a visit. Not cheap.

Thank Jamie A
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The areas most famous export. As well as being an outlet shop, they also have a gift shop selling other local items and souvenirs. It is also possible to watch potters at work, who are quite happy to tell you about the process. There is...More

Thank ZoeBailey72
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Visited over the weekend for the first time for many years. Unfortunately, its wasnt the same, with many other products and knick knacks for sale and not the extensive coverage of old and new products. However the "paint your own plate" looked good and not...More

Thank Tickledtrout23
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Pauline F
19 December 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