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Emma Bridgewater Factory

Lichfield Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3EJ, England
+44 1782 201328
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Amazing experience, interesting and informative & a great way to spend the day, A must for any Emma Bridgwater fan

I visited Emma Bridgewater for the experience day. I arrived at 11.00 and spent about 30 minutes... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BUNSTERBOO
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UK - YORKSHIRE
Pottery and great food

One of the most interesting places you can visit. There is a studio you can do your own pottery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nigstac2012
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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The Emma Bridgewater factory lies in the heart of the historic Stoke Potteries region, in a sunny Victorian factory on the banks of the Caldon Canal. Join us on a factory tour, try your hand at decorating a piece of your very own unique pottery, relax for lunch in our beautiful cafe, or enjoy an afternoon in the garden behind the factory. We’ve got a gorgeous factory shop, full of your favourite pieces and a lovely gift shop selling our newest designs. The factory opens its doors for guided tours every Monday to Friday. Visit our website to make on-line bookings and for the latest event information (booking required for tours, decroating studio sessions and afternoon teas).
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  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seconds shop” (54 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (64 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Lichfield Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3EJ, England
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+44 1782 201328
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"decorating studio"
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"seconds shop"
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"afternoon tea"
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"pottery painting"
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"walled garden"
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"cake"
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"half pint"
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"polka dot"
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"egg cup"
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"main shop"
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"each piece"
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"gift shop"
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"informative tour"
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"excellent tour"
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"my mum"
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"couple of weeks"
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"lovely cafe"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited Emma Bridgewater for the experience day. I arrived at 11.00 and spent about 30 minutes looking around the seconds shop. I then move on to the factory tour which is informative and interesting and it takes about an hour. It is great to...More

Thank BUNSTERBOO
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the most interesting places you can visit. There is a studio you can do your own pottery. Make a grand parents birthday by doing something. Advisable to book. Best and seconds shop selling differing Emma Bridgewater pieces. You can get a real bargain....More

Thank nigstac2012
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were on holiday in the Lake District so it seemed like the perfect Place to break up the 6 hour journey back home. I had wanted to visit for a long time and the tour did not disappoint! It lasts about...More

Thank Sophie W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delightful day we all had at The Emma Bridgewater factory, the gift shop had many beautiful items in, and lead through to a very unexpected walled garden with chickens and ducks, the cafe was lovely and the food superb, all the staff were...More

1  Thank Alison S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an enjoyable time decorating plates etc even with me being the most least artistic person I know, We all went on to purchase items from the shop, however the experience was rather spoilt when my friend was charged five pounds postage for an...More

4  Thank ElizJay78
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time the kids loved the painting of pottery and watching how it's produced , even had a meal there

Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The factory tour was really enjoyable and interesting - I would highly recommend it. A bargain at only £2.50 per person at the time of visiting (book online). Our tour guide was friendly, knowledgeable and had an obvious pride in the company and her work....More

Thank Plaindweller
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the factory twice in one month. First time we went to the decorating studio and had good fun painting our pieces. As we were planning a holiday close by a few weeks later we decided we would collect our pieces then as well...More

Thank worldgirl87
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We were returning home after visiting the Lake District and we took a left off the M6 to visit the EB factory. Plenty of free parking outside and the buildings oozed its pottery history. There is a seconds shop, a gift shop, decorating studio and...More

Thank surfnirvana
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Visited for the literary festival in June 2018. A wonderful event - ample, free parking; reasonably priced tickets; great variety of speakers; delicious range of food & drink; helpful, friendly volunteers and a free cuppa! What more could you ask for? Turn up for the...More

Thank NoYellow
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musicqueenLondon
29 April 2018|
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Response from Steph W | Property representative |
Hello and sorry for the delayed response. Our menu isn't online as we often change it but we have a daily selection of specials including a soup and salad plus sandwiches, toasted sandwiches, and breakfast dishes too. We... More
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IntrepidKarl
4 December 2016|
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Response from EB_Factory | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do offer 1 pint mugs to decorate in our decorating studio, please book online before hand though to ensure that we can provide you with a decorating slot on the day of your visit. We look forward to welcoming... More
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