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Dennis China Works

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Very unique place

Set in Somerset countryside near Ilminster and in a very unique setting with a interesting pottery... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Maurice S
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Wonderful pottery and separate glass shop, with good tearoom (please note the tearoom is not open in depths of winter!)

Visited in the summer and enjoyed coffee and sausage roll and cake sitting outside. The pottery is... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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Shepton House, Ilminster TA19 0JT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Set in Somerset countryside near Ilminster and in a very unique setting with a interesting pottery workshop and tea rooms. Nice courtyard to sit with a cuppa and next to the walled garden with lots of fruit and vegetables. Worth a visit

Thank Maurice S
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Visited in the summer and enjoyed coffee and sausage roll and cake sitting outside. The pottery is just amazing, well worth seeing. Called in recently to visit the glass shop.

2  Thank Ajane3
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

When I visited I first refreshed myself with a very good coffee and scone (and sausage roll to take away) then asked in the cafe if any of the potters were working. I was told that they weren't but was asked if I'd like to...More

4  Thank AndrewSG51
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Came across this quite by chance on the way to Barrington Court and stopped to investigate. Sat outside with a cuppa in the warm sunshine while the potters were having their break, then we were shown round by the owner. Quite delightful, and lovely pottery....More

2  Thank Gill O
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Well worth a visit to see the potters at work making superb pieces of artwork. Visit the small museum to see children's china from days gone by. Rummage in the glass barn for beautiful glass and china at affordable prices, or simply stop by the...More

3  Thank Roberta C
Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a visit you should not miss if you are a lover of the arts. It can be found in Shepton Beachampt. The setting is lovely it is approached on a small winding lane just outside Barrington. The entrance drive is set against a...More

3  Thank robinreid100
Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a magical place. A courtyard of old, but well cared for buildings housing design studios, pottery for sale, and other interesting things. My favourite was the tea shop which served a perfect potato salad alongside the delicious main meal, together with lovely coffee...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed May 4, 2016

The Dennis pottery has been in Shepton Beauchamp for some time, but they have recently opened a tea shop in the grounds and it's a treat to visit. The tea shop does delightful lunches, using local produce; the dishes are just delicious and the cakes...More

1  Thank Sarah_T19
Reviewed January 11, 2016

Tucked away on a back lane in Shepton Beauchamp. Small shop selling Moorcroft ceramics made there, a teashop open part time, a small but crammed shop selling old glass ans pottery items. Sometimes there are open days to visit the ceramic workshops to see the...More

Thank prontok
Reviewed July 11, 2015

This studio/gallery/shop/cafe was such a lovely find. Near Illminster. Wanting to avoid stopping once on the M5 I started following signs for Barrington Court (National trust) hoping that there might be a nice village cafe, but we came across this first. 5 mins down a...More

4  Thank che55ie
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