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Leach Pottery

Higher Stennack, St Ives TR26 2HE, England
+44 1736 799703
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A fabulous museum and working pottery. It is well worth taking the time to watch the film that runs... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jan W
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Its good to see the work of Bernard Leach in the flesh

Trudged up the hill from St Ives to The Leach Pottery, reasonable admission price with concessions... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Looe, United Kingdom
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Higher Stennack, St Ives TR26 2HE, England
+44 1736 799703
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A fabulous museum and working pottery. It is well worth taking the time to watch the film that runs as it gives a greater insight into the history of the pottery and the processes that go into making the pots. It was fascinating for us...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Trudged up the hill from St Ives to The Leach Pottery, reasonable admission price with concessions, excellent self guided tour if you are a Ceramics aficionado.

Thank sailloft
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've coveted Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada's work since I took up pottery over 20 years ago, yet this was my first visit to this hallowed land! The museum is a fabulous insight into the working life of the Master Potter, preceeded by ample displays...More

Thank small-skiing-mole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited many years ago and were interested to see the considerable improvements in presentation. If you have an interest in pottery this is a must-see, particularly the old kilns. It is possible to take a guided tour (10.30 the day we went). Probably not...More

Thank Helen N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been to the exhibition of pottery at the Tate St Ives we were interested in learning more Bernard Leach and his work so we walked up the B3306 from the town which took about 20 minutes. It was well worth it. Don't miss the...More

1  Thank eloise559
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We just had to visit Leach Pottery again while on holiday in St. Ives. The displays were absolutely beautiful and we had a very enjoyable time looking at everything. Once again, we were able to go round at our own pace with helpful volunteers on...More

10  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed June 4, 2017

We came to St. Ives especially to visit this world renown pottery. So glad we did, my Japanese mother-in-law was so impressed (and she's a difficult one to impress) as she is also a potter and rates his work highly. I was impressed because of...More

1  Thank lostintransportation
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Fascinating view of a working pottery with an important history. Excellent guide. I learnt a lot about the role of Bernard Leach in the development of British pottery. Beautifully laid out shop.

Thank dev0nexpl0rer
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Here you can learn about the way ancient ideas were shared across cultures to create items to use and enjoy, a revolution in pottery that still influences us today. Explore the site where artists shared ideas about an ancient craft and made things of both...More

Thank mike_registrar
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Bernard Leach's pottery has been fully restored by a charity and a very good job they have made of it. We fist visited when the showroom/shop was all there was open, with Janet Leach presiding, rather scarily it has to be said, over proceedings. Now...More

Thank simon h
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January 15, 2015|
Response from Julia T | Property representative |
Hi - we do have visits from caoch parties from time to time but there is no parking on site for coaches. Coach drivers will usually drop off visitors at the Pottery and then park up nearby. We can provide discounted rates... More