Emma Bridgewater Factory
Last Updated on February 19, 2024 by Suzy
Things to do at Emma Bridgewater Factory review
Emma Bridgewater Factory is located in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. They offer guided tours, pottery painting and afternoon tea in the cafe.
All of their pottery is made from cream-coloured earthenware in their factory located in Stoke-on-Trent which is considered as the home of British pottery. The site was first opened by the Meakin brothers in 1883. Today you can visit and enjoy a factory tour.
During a factory tour, you will see the traditional skills and craftsmanship that go into every piece of Emma Bridgewater pottery. Did you know that each piece of pottery is touched by 30 pairs of hands before it reaches a customer? Advanced booking is required and tours last for 1 hour. They take place Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and the tour is for adults and children from the age of 5.
You can also book a seat in their decorating studio. This is a perfect activity for all the family. You can choose how many pieces of pottery you’d like to paint with prices starting from £7. Sessions last for 1.5 hours and they take place every day. Other activities are available.
FAQ and Further Information Emma Bridgewater Factory
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving food and drinks, it is advisable to book online in advance.
What are the main things to do?
Factory tours of their pottery painting factory plus pottery painting studio. There are toilets and a cafe
What are the ticket prices?
*Cheap – Mid-range u003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *1-hour tour £5 pp, tickets for under 18s will be refunded on the day when presenting id). Decorating studio – fee of £2.95 pp and then you pay for what you paint.
Is there parking?
There is free, parking.
When are they open?
Emma Bridgewater Factory is open for most of the year, tours are mid-week on most days. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Only registered assistance dogs are permitted.
Are they accessible?
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