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House of Marbles

Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9DS, England
+44 1626 835285
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bottom of my christmas list

Lovely atmosphere, lots to see, no doubt the restaurant is great. Went there to do the list for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2stankirby
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
An interesting place

Taken here by friends, I was a bit unsure on entering as it was a huge shop bedecked with Xmas... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
imagespace
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass blowing” (201 reviews)
“marble runs” (195 reviews)
“all ages” (46 reviews)
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Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9DS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere, lots to see, no doubt the restaurant is great. Went there to do the list for christmas. Everything from furniture to toys of memory lane. Massive marble run which hasn't changed since i brought my children here who are now married. Planned a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taken here by friends, I was a bit unsure on entering as it was a huge shop bedecked with Xmas stuff, but wander past that and it’s marble paradise. Displays of marbles from back in history to the modern day. And the marble runs are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here as part of a Shearings Tour and we found it very interesting and informative, but like all Tourist attractions we found their retail prices sky high

Thank BALI2007BALI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting glass blowing, museum and gift shop but don’t bother with the cafe. We waited ages in a queue to be seated in a half empty cafe. We were then effectively ignored for 45 minutes whilst other tables were served even when being seated after...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife after hearing about the house of marbles from a friend. Was very impressed with the whole place but especially the glass blowing workshop. It was very interesting and informative and the glass blower was kind enough to explain to us how...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the factory in need of a coffee found we could have planned for lunch as well but we had already organised that elsewhere. Great coffee shop. very interesting marble machines which you could watch for hours. One enormous marble mouse trap type...More

Thank raidersgrandpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely Friendly location. It has a great restaurant but also there is a museum and a small workshop where they blow glass. It is well worth a visit.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited whilst on a day trip. Didnt know what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. Displays of marbles in every size & colour - had to buy some for the grandkuds! Lovely pottery, gifts, toys, biscuits, chocolates etc. & super Xmas decirations. Pleasant cafe for...More

Thank Pat V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't know what to expect , but was so surprised it really is a great place to visit ,wonderful ideas for presents and to treat yourself

Thank Olive W
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to visit here for some time, we were amazed at the whole complex. They have a wide selection of interesting gifts and toys. Upstairs there are knitwears handbags and a lot of interesting things. Down stairs two free museums one for marbles...More

Thank deepsky
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jennifer474
12 June 2016|
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Response from Manger1234 | Property representative |
Hello Firstly, please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your question. We welcome dogs everywhere here except for inside our restaurant (assistance dogs are allowed inside the restaurant... More
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LizF196
24 January 2015|
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Response from patricia m | Reviewed this property |
9 til 5pm Monday through Saturday 10 till 5pm sunday free admission
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