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Beautiful cat sculptures

My wife and I were staying in West Burton, so we (as cat lovers) naturally stopped in to visit. We... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
smithatnt
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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Interesting visit, super sculptures and lovely garden

The workshop of the pottery is accessed via a lovely garden adorned with great cat sculptures... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2017
Jeannie2207
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were staying in West Burton, so we (as cat lovers) naturally stopped in to visit. We enjoyed chatting with Michael, who explained how the different kinds of cats were created. We were able to find small pieces that resembled our cats,...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

I can only hope that the vendor was having a bad day, because the welcome was chilly. In fact there was no welcome. As a group of light hearted ladies we were quite surprised by the this. As you would expect the pottery makes cats...More

3  Thank Chris O
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We visited the shop in August 2017: what a lovely shop and nice cats. We also had a nice talk with the owner Mr.Nichols. Very nice man! Eventually we just had to buy 2 ceramic cats - Ludwig (natural behaviour of a cat). All the...More

1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed September 18, 2017

West Burton one of many lovely little hamlets in the magnificent Yorkshire Dales. We found it during a touring day in the Dales and there was a pottery shop focusing of cats. They do have several other animals but cats are the major preoccupation. My...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

OK, having read lots of the reviews, I have a confession to make ( no I am not associated with the pottery ) We have been returning for over 15 years, we now own ( after buying a Holmes ) on Wednesday. We have a...More

Thank ailsasurf
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Lots of nice cats, but it's a bit of an odd setting, walking through the house, past the undies on the washing line, then the glares as you don't buy. Sorry about that.

2  Thank oliveharvesy
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

The workshop of the pottery is accessed via a lovely garden adorned with great cat sculptures. Think garden gnomes, but MUCH nicer and extremely lovely cats. Each design/pose of cat, and there are quite a few, has a name which I think is delightful. There...More

1  Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

It was great to be able to visit the working studio and chat to the owner. This is a lovely setting and he recommended the waterfall which was stunning. A little sleeping kitty is coming home with me.

1  Thank Llysandra
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Adorable artisan shop, with garden full of cat pottery. You can watch the staff at work creating the cats. Unique and pleasant.

1  Thank Leigh M
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We saw this listed in one of the leaflets our B&B at West Burton had. And without being sure of whether it would be open ot not, we decided to visit it. It is very close by from the West Burton falls location. We were...More

1  Thank Neha2302
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