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Denby Pottery Factory

Derby Road, Denby DE5 8NX, England
+44 1773 740799
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After some time since my previous visit I needed to replace some broken crockery and did find what... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Amanda2005book
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Nice Place to Visit

Our last two visits to the UK involved us calling to Denby Potteries...lovely products well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
PBIreland000
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Ireland
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The Denby Pottery Visitor Centre lies on the edge of the Peak District next to our original factory where we have been producing handmade stoneware for over 200 years. Find a great selection of shops and have a bite to eat at Bourne’s Restaurant. Book yourself on a fully guided pottery tour, visit our museum and watch a free cookery demonstration in our emporium. See our website for seasonal events for all the family.Free entry and large free car park. Open Daily (closed 25th & 26th Dec).
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“homity pie” (5 reviews)
“main shop” (5 reviews)
“deck chairs” (6 reviews)
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Derby Road, Denby DE5 8NX, England
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+44 1773 740799
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After some time since my previous visit I needed to replace some broken crockery and did find what I was looking for at a good price. Sadly the garden centre is no longer there and the cook shop has altered replaced with a farm shop....More

Thank Amanda2005book
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our last two visits to the UK involved us calling to Denby Potteries...lovely products well presented in a wide array of shops and of course the Pottery Tour is very enjoyable.

Thank PBIreland000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my daughter and grandchild. We had lunch which was mediocre to say the least and cost £18. There was a swing roundabout costing £2 and seemed to be over in a couple of minutes. There was a crazy golf course smaller than the...More

Thank Judith H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The homity pie was a tasteless mush! Barely warm and no sign of any other veg than Potato! It should be a golden opportunity to create a tasty vegetarian dish so what happened to the inspiration on this occasion! Warning, vegetarians, give this a miss!

Thank ruthlovett
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First ever visit here all the way from Scotland and it was worth every mile. The cafe serves amazing hot and cold foods, great choice of beverages too. The pottery is to die for. Might be considered expensive but its hand crafted and worth every...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to spend a couple of hours. There are several shops and a very pleasant cafe which you can pop in for lunch or a cuppa, they serve hot and cold food which is usually quite good. One of the things...More

Thank Linda J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do enjoy visiting TheDenby factory they've made it a real place to spend a few hours and of course buy some new crockery makes my day.

Thank scatty-dame
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We had arranged a visit for about 60 people including about 30 French. We were split into three groups to do the craft visit which is on Fridays. Each group had a demonstration on hand painting a plate, throwing a tea pot a short talks...More

Thank Anitacott76
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We visited 2nd June 2018 and spent a fortune saving money by purchasing sub standard goods 🙄🙄 anyway a great afternoon buying pans, mugs and cake stands. Polished off with a visit to the lovely cafe / restaurant and had a mix of hot food...More

Thank JOHN K
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Well worth a visit. Very nice cafe/restaurant as well as cut price Denbyware and a small range of gift and food shops.

Thank Erica L
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habiba m
6 October 2017|
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Response from Horshamdeano | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a full range of their different sets on display. There were some offers when we visited and also a bargain corner, but nothing was really cheap, but well worth a look.
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Christopher M
1 May 2017|
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Response from JANET B | Reviewed this property |
No, and this has become a sadly missed feature of the Denby arena. The whole cookshop has been redesigned, with a superb butchers taking up a great deal of space, gift shops squeezed up to the other end and cookshop itself... More
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Linda W
9 March 2017|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda , my wife and I had a brilliant day here at Denby potteries , I would definitely contact customer services for group bookings. There is an extremely good cafeteria in the pottery village, but there are picnic areas... More
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