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The Clay Studio

The Fountain | 1 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1AE, England
+44 1202 475000
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Ranked #1 of 2 shopping in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Galleries
Owner description: Paint Your Own Pottery cafe offering a great opportunity to relax in a friendly and help environment. The cafe offers a wide range of high quality... more » Owner description: Paint Your Own Pottery cafe offering a great opportunity to relax in a friendly and help environment. The cafe offers a wide range of high quality food and drink. Open every day including late night on Thursdays. « less
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Came here at Easter. A really good selection selection of items to paint, much more choice than other painting studios. Helpful friendly advice and good selection of food & drinks. Not cheap but very enjoyable.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I visited here last week with a young friend and was really impressed with the studio. It is set within a cafe serving nice food and drinks. There is a huge selection of clay cups vases,, ornaments, you name it. ready to paint and decorate. After you have painted, stencilled and embellished your item to your heart's content you pay... More

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I wanted to visit whilst we were staying in Bournemouth as I had never tried this sort of thing before. I painted an item and as we weren't going to be around to collect it the owner said he would post it to us for £6 once it had been glazed which I thought was reasonable. As a single person... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We held our daughters 9th birthday party at the clay studio in January and just wanted to say what an amazing time they had. As there was 14 of them they had the party room downstairs which was brilliant. The staff were all helpful and friendly and the party food was great. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Thank you.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We have visited The Clay Studio a number of times and my daughter decided she wanted her party here at the end of January. I was a bit concerned about whether it would be suitable for twelve 7 year olds but we ended up having a great time. We chose to paint animals and my son opted for a dinosaur... More

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I recently visited the clay studio and I must say what a great experience it has been! I've never done something like this before as I'm not that creative myself, however i decided to try something new and actually went into the Clay studio in the week and painted a lovely Christmas decoration from the wide range of pottery items... More

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Bournemouth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

Highly recommend a visit Great place to visit at anytime of year , something for all the family and you don't have to be artistic to enjoy . Staff were extremely helpful and friendly , Food was good value .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

I booked a studio session for out little boys birthday as he loves being creative. The assistants were very accommodating and decorated the table with the items I dropped off and the balloons I had paid for. I paid the studio fee in advance. We chose our pottery which was a tad expensive and set to work. Unfortunately out little... More

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Martin P, Public Relations Manager at The Clay Studio, responded to this review

We are very disappointed with your experience/feedback on your recent visit to The Clay Studio and we would like to address the issues you have raised here. As you can see from previous reviews on Tripadvisor we have excellent feedback from our visitors. We have spoken with our staff working on the day about these specific issues - they have... More

LEEDS
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We took my 9 year old daughter as she wanted to make Halloween product. They were all gone, so we looked at Christmas items. 4 Hours and lots of fun later we had not completed. The staff told us that we could go back later to complete the items, so this is what we will do, in fact we think... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Spent 4 hours painting a plate in this lovely cafe/studio. Lots of paints to choose from, lots of choice for what to paint and the staff are really helpful especially the manager Martin. The cafe is filled with beautiful displays of ceramics so you get plenty of ideas in your head. Quick turn around, only waited 3 days to get... More

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