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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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A fun and interesting place

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Royaj1964
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Fleet, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Preston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was my second visit, and both times I have come away with a beautiful piece of glass. It's worth going for the jokes, oh and being able to watch glass animals being made is an added bonus. It's a great way to spend an hour. Great place for age all ages.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

I purchased a voucher as a gift for a taster session in glassblowing. What an amazing experience. David was just wonderful, very patient, and extremely talented. I would most certainly recommend a visit to glassblobbery, there are some wonderful purchases to be made....I will definitely be visiting again.

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NZ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Lovely stop in on the way past, watched my personalised unicorn pegasus being made, and learnt some *welsh* in the process!

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Holywell Green, West Yorkshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We found out about this place through a leaflet in the accommodation we were staying in! It was only a five minute ride in the car. When we arrived we were warmly greeted. We were also shown how all the beautiful glass ornaments were made which was very insightful and the gentleman who was doing it was very friendly and... More 

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Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I must have passed through Glanrafon and by the Glassblobbery hundreds of times over decades. Today, for the first time, I had sufficient time to stop and look. The sun was in just the right place to shine on many of the creations and I was absolutely transported by the effects which resulted. The works was infinitely more pleasing than... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This little gem is well worth a visit when you're in Wales. The craftsmanship is excellent and imaginative, although you just might have to put up with the most awful puns! All good fun, though.

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Chester
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

A great range of glass sculptures but also a nice selection of wood carvings and gift ideas. Really friendly welcome and interesting to see glassblobbery in action! Recommended.

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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274 reviews 274 reviews
131 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We came to see the dragons he makes as they are stunning. Real artist at work, and if you are lucky you will see a demonstration with narration as he is pretty chatty. Quality glass works.

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