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Leach Pottery

Higher Stennack, St Ives TR26 2HE, England
+44 1736 799703
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Well worth the effort

This is a very worthwhile place to visit. Its £5 per head for concessions - a good investment as it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chasingdreamscape
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Good display of the original pottery equipment. Bought a mug in the store Which was full of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
petersfam1
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Higher Stennack, St Ives TR26 2HE, England
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+44 1736 799703
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very worthwhile place to visit. Its £5 per head for concessions - a good investment as it allows one to visit the actual museum . Free entry is limited to the reception area which has a small display area with some exquisite...More

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Margaret P, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review. I'm very glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Pottery and I hope you will be able to come again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good display of the original pottery equipment. Bought a mug in the store Which was full of different potters pieces

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always try to visit Leach Pottery and this month were treated to meeting a truly interesting potter, who trained there over 30 years ago. We couldn’t resist buying two pots that now sit perfectly in our living room and that will give us pleasure...More

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Margaret P, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm trying to think which potter you met - was it Jo Wason? I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. I hope you enjoy your pots and we look forward to seeing you again...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting museum with generous demo by skilled potter who answered lots of questions. Nice shop with assorted potters.

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Margaret P, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’ve visited this world famous pottery 45 years ago and it obviously has been updated and re-designed for the 21st century now. It’s rather compact, but the 1952 film of Bernard Leach was very inspiring and interesting. The shop sells a good selection of pottery...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first visited the museum a couple of years ago.. It is quite small but very interesting.. A long walk up the hill from the town but well worth the effort.. Full of beautiful objects..The film of the chief potter, Roelof Uys making a tea...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A visit to Leach Pottery will not disappoint. An excellent gallery/museum/working pottery with exhibitions.

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Margaret P, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to send a review about your recent visit to the Pottery. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit and I hope that we will see you again.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

As a lifelong potter you may wish to view my musings as extremely biased on the subject of Bernard Leach and his legacy? But I may also be hyper-critical as a result too! The pottery is 10 years post-restoration and going strong. Museum areas are...More

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Margaret P, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a detailed and informative review of your visit to the Pottery. We are always very pleased to see returning visitors to the Pottery and hope that you will continue to visit us and enjoy what...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

So much to see and appreciate. The museum is very interesting and should not be missed. A very important venue. Wonderful things to buy in their shop as well. We have a lovely vase which will remind us of it.

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Margaret P, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Pottery and we hope to see you again some time. Enjoy your vase!

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely experience seeing this pottery and all the lovely pots. Very interesting. Friendly assistants.

Thank Jenny B
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Margaret P, Administrator at Leach Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Pottery and we hope to see you again soon.

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G8Jane
22 February 2018|
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Response from Margaret P | Property representative |
I'm afraid that we don't have a café but we do have hot drinks available. We hope to see you at the Pottery soon.
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Mama-spy-London
15 January 2015|
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Response from Julia T | Property representative |
Hi - we do have visits from caoch parties from time to time but there is no parking on site for coaches. Coach drivers will usually drop off visitors at the Pottery and then park up nearby. We can provide discounted rates... More
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