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The Glassblobbery

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Address: Glanrafon, Corwen, Corwen LL21 OHA, Wales
Phone Number: 44 (0)1490 460440
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Beautiful Glass at The Glassblobbery

Whilst on a trip to Wales we decided to visit The Glassblobbery as we were staying close by, and we absolutely love glass. A great little shop, with items to suit everyone's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Whilst on a trip to Wales we decided to visit The Glassblobbery as we were staying close by, and we absolutely love glass. A great little shop, with items to suit everyone's taste and budget. I managed to buy a brightly coloured dragon seated on a piece of Welsh rock, along with a silver flying bat on a glass base... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you like glass bits and bobs and indeed large glass things, this is the place to visit. There are fascinating live demos with a commentary and endless displays of Glassblobbery. I would defy anyone to visit this place and not leave with a momento.

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Ware, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The glass was interesting and we might have bought some however the proprietor then told us we were in luck, he was about to make a piece of glasswork and would we like to watch. Sounded interesting so we did. Oh dear. What followed was the worst in terrible jokes, awful puns and patronising diatribe. Boy did that guy like... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

this was a return visit for us and was just as interesting as before,the staff were funny and helpful and if you want a dragon of you own just ask,the chap is a mine of information with a few laughs rolled in while he makes a glass sculpture,really worth the time 10/10

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Stone, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

What this guy can't do with glass isn't worth doing. Amazing gift shop with on site demonstrations. Also does commissions.

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Bournemouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Both myself and my partner visited the Glassblobbery in early June and found it after seeing a leaflet at another attraction we were visiting. I can honestly say I am so glad we did not miss out in visiting this delightful establishment. Not only can you see David personally demonstrating such skill and dexterity in making all the wonderful works... More 

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Lincolnshire
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We happened upon the Glassblobbery after finding a leaflet at Ruthin Craft Centre and it was well worth a visit - friendly staff, beautiful craftsmanship and all for a donation to watch the Glassblobber at work! We bought gifts and the Monty dragon we saw made, but there is no obligation to buy. My only recommendation to the Glassblobber would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The staff were incredibly friendly and took the time to really entertain our 8 year old daughter. They made a beautiful glass elephant before her eyes and she will treasure the memory of the day.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We visited as a group on a prearranged demonstration. There is a large studio alongside the shop that can sit about thirty and CCTV enabled all to have a good view. The demonstration and visit to the shop lasted about an hour and was informative and interesting, there is a fee per head for this. David gave a running commentary,... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This small but very interesting place is so worth a visit, just for the bad jokes and to see the skill of the glass sculptures and the bits they make, hide your wallets as you will leave with so many great pieces

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Additional Information about The Glassblobbery

Address: Glanrafon, Corwen, Corwen LL21 OHA, Wales
Phone Number: 44 (0)1490 460440
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Denbighshire  >  Corwen
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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