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Blue Owl

Nayland Road | Great Horkesley, Colchester CO6 4AH, England
+44 1206 271990
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Lovely catch up and paint

We visited here as a group on a monday afternoon (4 adults & 3 children) and had a lovely time. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
haribosmum
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Going here is a must

Not being at all artistic I had no idea what to expect on my first visit. I went along with my son... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Winkywoo444
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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We are a paint your own ceramics studio, and gift shop. We also serve freshly ground coffee, teas, and cakes/snacks.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Nayland Road | Great Horkesley, Colchester CO6 4AH, England
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+44 1206 271990
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"pottery painting"
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"lovely gift shop"
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"coffee and cake"
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"play area"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here as a group on a monday afternoon (4 adults & 3 children) and had a lovely time. It was the first visit at this location (have been before to both of the previous premises) and I was impressed with how spacious it...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Not being at all artistic I had no idea what to expect on my first visit. I went along with my son just to try something different. We had a great time. For the first time in ages I actually had 2 hours where I...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this place. The staff are great! I stupidly turned up without booking to find them fully booked. When I was about to leave with a disappointed daughter, they informed me that they’d shuffled things to make space for us. As well...More

Thank Leoni H
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Have visited the Blue Owl on a number of occasions mainly for a coffee and catch up with friends. Staff are very welcoming and they serve good teas, coffee and cakes.

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time at the Blue Owl this morning. Great service with friendly hosts. Would thoroughly recommend a visit. Clean, tidy and we'll organised. Comfortable homely atmosphere with a great selection of food and beverages. Five out of five. I look forward to returning....More

Thank PJ-REVIEW-01
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a ceramic painting experience for children and their parents which serves coffee and cake to support that activity.

1  Thank Vivienne W
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a rather beautifully laid out tea room with a lovely walled garden to sit in. Large variety of teas and coffees.

2  Thank Monkmeybum
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with 2 young children and had a brilliant time, 2 staff members couldn't be more helpful. Lovely setting, boys painted their plates then played in the play area. Good value and the chocolate cake was yummy!

1  Thank PhilHughes73
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Absolutely lovely shop, cafe and pottery painting set-up. I went before Christmas with my little girl and had such a great time. Nice people that run it - very helpful, lots of things to paint, plus when my little girl's attention span of painting started...More

1  Thank PH_Suffolk
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I really have to agree with another reviewer who said this is one of their favourite places to be. I feel very at home here. Perhaps it's the lovely relaxing setting, the nice refreshments or maybe it's the enormously welcoming staff. They couldn't make you...More

1  Thank Lucy P
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