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bus mans day out

Beautiful old building, A very well structured tour, available in a number of languages.Would have... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
loopy S
Beautiful Work

Belleek Pottery was an amazing tour, the guide was very informative, we saw all the stages of the... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
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Winner of the 2014 Northern Ireland Tourist Board "Best Visitor Experience 2014" Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre is home to one of the oldest working Potteries in the world beginning it's existence in 1857. Guided tours of the complete production...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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3 Main Street, Belleek BT93 3FY, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Beautiful old building, A very well structured tour, available in a number of languages.Would have prefered a little more information on the history and to see some of the original moulds. Overall an enjoyable day out .More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank loopy S
AP_Goan, Company Director at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear loopy S, Thank you for taking the time to make a visit to Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre and I am glad that you found the experience informative. The guided Pottery tour is indeed very informative and all of our visitors get to meet with...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018

Belleek Pottery was an amazing tour, the guide was very informative, we saw all the stages of the process, interacted with 2 of the factory employees, and enjoyed the retail store, where there are many choices, of all price ranges. A must see!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank luvtotravel6768
AP_Goan, Company Director at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear luvtotravel6768, Thank you for making the visit to Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre and your very positive comments on the visit and particularly on the tour. To use the word "amazing" makes us feel good inside!

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

The guided tour of the factory is both interesting and enjoyable. All major steps in the manufacturing of this renowned pottery is explained and there's the option to ask some of the workers about it. At the end, a browse through the gift shop would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gtm_2015j
AP_Goan, Company Director at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Dear gtm_2015j, Thank you for your recent visit to Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre and happy to see that you had an enjoyable experience with us.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

Visited here with the children(aged 12 & 9) & hubby not really knowing what to expect but was very interesting to learn about how Belleek pottery pieces are made. Connor was our guide & was very friendly & welcoming & was able to answer questions...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank emmachoo
AP_Goan, Company Director. at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Dear emmachoo, Thank you very much for making the visit to our Visitor Centre. I can see that you and your family had a good experience during your time with us. And, on another note, we do indeed very much welcome children of all ages...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We had Joanna as our tour guide and she was great. We had our four children 2 teens 2 younger with us and we all really enjoyed. Very good value tour and the tea rooms and gift shop are lovely. Highly recommended.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lorbyrne
AP_Goan, Company Director at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear lorbyrne, Thank you for your recent visit and your positive comments . I am so glad to see that you took all of your family on tour and we positively encourage all parents to do the same. So what if a few pieces are...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

Ok, I've got to admit....this wasn't on my list of things in Ireland that I just had to see. The idea of taking a tour of a pottery factory sort of left me cold. That said, I knew my wife would enjoy it, so we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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AP_Goan, Company Director at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Linerguy, Thank you for your honesty!!! Quite often I find the comments on here that someone visited even though they were not into visiting factory centres and, always, the feelings are the same.... what a great visit and ..glad to have made the stop....More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Belleek was on my list of stops in Northern Ireland. My husband was not familiar with Belleek in advance of our stop here, and he was not originally anticipating a good time here - but when we left he said that he really enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy G
AP_Goan, Company Director at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Kathy G, Thank you for your recent visit and your very positive comments on the experience. Yet again, I find the situation where someone is not sure if they will enjoy a visit and yet do, in absolute terms, that is always great for...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve loved Belleek pottery for years, so it was great to get a tour and watch the artisans at work! They were friendly and our guide let us touch things. The tour was reasonably short. We ate in the cafe and shopped in the gift...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AP_Goan, Company Director at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Polly H, Thank you for your recent visit to the Pottery and I am glad to see you found the experience in both the Visitor Centre and the Belleek Tea Room worthy of your positive comments.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Our tour took us through the factory where we got to see the various stages that the pottery goes through and the talented craftsmen/women who create these stunning pieces. The gift shop was lovely and I loved that they will ship your items to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Debi M
AP_Goan, Company Director at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Debi M, Thank you for your kind comments on your recent visit and I am glad that you had a great experience with us. And what a great way to end the visit by having a bite to eat in our Belleek Tearoom and...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

The tour was on Saturday and most of the staff had the day off.Much of the production line was still, but there was a skeleton staff to show the major step-by-step process. The tour focuses on the formation, decoration, painting and application of details. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank travelbob1
AP_Goan, Company Director at Belleek Pottery & Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear travelbob1, Thank you for visiting us and taking the Pottery Tour. Indeed this is the highlight of the visit and one not to be missed. The Pottery Tour encompasses the complete production process and offers the opportunity to converse with all of our craftspeople...More

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Andrea P
1 July 2018|
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Response from AP_Goan | Property representative |
Hello Andrea, Yes the complete Pottery Tour is on the ground floor with easy access to all of our craftspeople. I do hope that you can join us on one of the tours. Please ask for me at reception and I will ensure that your... More
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ger69
23 August 2016|
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Response from Eugene H | Reviewed this property |
Just threw out the stubs but not expensive, worth it for sure as you can see the time taken with each piece. Their website has prices. The museum is also worth the wait between tours plus a very good Tea room with quite... More
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travelmom2005
18 March 2016|
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Response from AP_Goan | Property representative |
I would advise allowing about three to four hours if you wish to have a leisurely yet fulfilling visit. A tour of our manufacturing process is a must and can take up to thirty minutes. We also have a fantastic museum which... More
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