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Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter

| Home Farm, Eastnor, Ledbury HR8 1RD, England
+44 1531 633886
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Visited here on a slightly rainy day was greeted with a very warm welcome and we opted for a medium... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
debrahill66
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Brilliant day yesterday... maybe learnt a new skill. Very addictive, staff were really informative... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Helendave1
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Eastnor Pottery offers an exciting and innovative range of clay workshops for groups and individuals. These are designed to explore and develop creativity in participants all ages and abilities.The studio is located within the magnificent Herefordshire Country Estate of Eastnor Castle, surrounded by the Malvern Hills. If you are unable to visit the Pottery, The Flying Potter can deliver the Eastnor Pottery experience at a venue of your choice.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Home Farm, Eastnor, Ledbury HR8 1RD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here on a slightly rainy day was greeted with a very warm welcome and we opted for a medium pot to be done on the potters wheel. No-one had done it before but our teacher a lovely young girl guided all 4 of us...More

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Debra and sorry you didn't get to experience the Pottery in the Sunshine. The Pottery garden makes for a lovely space to chill and bask in the glory of your pottery prowess....and didn't you all do well!!!! Immy had so much fun working with...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Brilliant day yesterday... maybe learnt a new skill. Very addictive, staff were really informative and patient with us novices. Can’t wait to see our pots when they have been fired. 😀😀😀😀

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

No maybe about it Helen - you all proper nailed it! It was so nice to spend the day with you all and I too look forward to seeing your lovely little pots emerge from the kiln. :)

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent, we all felt relaxed and had a lot of fun. Definitely the place to have a 50th Birthday party. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, good a making everyone feel at ease.

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Lizzie! and thankyou for celebrating your special day with us all. :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought my wife gift vouchers for Christmas to have a pottery lesson as it's something she has always wanted to try. I booked Eastnor pottery as it sounded ideal and the reviews I had read confirmed it would be the perfect place. Well, it...More

Thank Alan H
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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Alan and so pleased you both enjoyed your time at the Pottery and thank you for choosing Eastnor Pottery for your wife's birthday treat. I'll pass your comments onto Evie who'll be made-up :) I know for a fact she enjoyed working with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burthdayvtreat from my wife was all I hoped it would be. A half day of making my own pots under the watchful eye of a master potter!!

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Super! so glad we lived up to your birthday treat expectations Steve. Liking the 'master potter' comment - you can come again!! Thank you for reviewing your EP experience here on TA :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well what can I say, Hubby gave me a red letter day voucher for a gliding experience, but at 50... I bottled it and kept my feet firmly on the ground and my hands firmly on the clay! I had no idea what the day...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The day was bought for me as a birthday present. Being a complete novice I was not sure that I would manage anything other than getting my myself covered with clay. However under the friendly, professional and skilled guidance of Jon and his great team,...More

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jane - and didn't you do well!!!! Your little terracotta creations are drying nicely on the shelves in the kiln room and will be ready for firing very soon. It was a lovely day with wonderful participants and a great way to spend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought a 2 day course for my wife's birthday and couldn't have asked for more. We've only been back for a couple of days but have told absolutely everyone about the wonderful hostility and fun we had at the pottery. Sarah and Jon are...More

Thank Scott H
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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Scott and so pleased you weren't offended by our wonderful hostility! - we aim to be as hostile to all our customers!! ;) Seriously, we loved working with you guys - a fab couple of days for sure...and thanks for taking the time to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I were warmly welcomed to Eastnor pottery. We decided to try our hands at throwing a pot each. We were quickly set up and ready to go under the careful guidance of our friendly and encouraging potter. We never imagined that we'd...More

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Tracey and so pleased you and your daughter had a nice time. It's a great feeling making a pot on the potter's wheel and people are genuinely chuffed to bits when they see their lump of mud evolve into a clay vessel. Did you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife visited this pottery for her 60th Birthday with her girlfriends. She had the most fantastic time, welcoming and enjoyable. Would recommend it for all ages to learn how to make pottery, but with Fun written into the whole day. You have to be...More

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Jon W, Owner at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad your wife and her friends enjoyed themselves - I know the team had a blast working with them :) and what a way to celebrate that special birthday! Their amazing pots are part way through the firing process so we'll be in touch...More

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nickst52
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Response from Jon W | Property representative |
Hello nicks52 and thank you for your enquiry - sorry it's taken a while to respond. Clay is a fantastically universal material suitable for all ages and all abilities. We have worked with aspiring potters as young as 6... More
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