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Historic Smokehouse - Great Yarmouth Potteries

18 Trinity Place (off Blackfriars Road), Great Yarmouth NR30 3HA , England
01493 850585
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Classes/Workshops, Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Jul 11, 2014
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Great Yarmouth, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great History and to see pottery being made on the premises. Parking difficult and not easy if you have a handicap.

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Great Yarmouth, England, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The staff are lovely and very welcoming, also the coffees and snacks are not to be missed great value

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Great Yarmouth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

just watching Ernie playing with the clay and ending up with a plate or Mug in its raw form. The displays are just wonderful. Ask Karen any question on the Potteries and she will tell you a tale. Well worth the entrance fee.

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Great Yarmouth
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

This place is a must if you are in Great Yarmouth, they people are very friendly and will go out of their way tohelp and you can also have pottery ca.lsses

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This place just has to been seen to be believed! It is not what we were expecting at all! I think all the previous reviews have just about covered everything, except what a feast for the senses this living museum is! Sights, sounds and smells of days gone by. The staff are so dedicated and Ernie is loved and revered... More

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

If you have never visited before, be prepared for a surprise! This is a great collection of allsorts, mostly maritime based. And is housed in an old herring smoke actually built using the wood recovered from shipwrecks built into the historic Town walls. And if that isn't enough to entice you, the owner (Ernie, a very pleasant chap) is an... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

This is the hidden gem of Yarmouth. We walked in and immediately felt like we had entered a pirates treasure trove, the place is steeped in history and beautiful artefacts of the sea. My friend and I went there for a pottery course and have fallen in love with the place, we are going back to experience the other courses.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

This place was very interesting! The staff were very friendly and the museum was very interesting with all the artefacts and the way the building was made out of old ship parts. Me and my partner loved making our clay mug and vase. Ernie was great. Recommend this to anyone. So much fun and great memories. Go ahead and book!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

This place is amazing, my husband and I brought our two children here to throw a pot as a treat. The girls loved it and we all came away with a hand made little treasure. Ernie was fantastic with the kids and adults and with his wife made us feel very at home, we had a lovely cuppa out in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Me and my partner went with our 2 children yesterday and we loved it! It's a small museum but there's a lot to see! My 3 year old daughter had to find all the little fish that were hidden away and she won a lollipop which was cute :-) the gift shop is nice and cheap with lots of unique... More

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