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Fun for all the family

You might think decorating a pot is for children but we, six pensioners, visit every year on our... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2019
Halifax, United Kingdom
it is a must for my grand children

My children and grand children HAVE to go once at Doodlepots when in Whitby, the price is not cheap... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
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5B Skinner Street, Whitby YO21 3AH, England
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

You might think decorating a pot is for children but we, six pensioners, visit every year on our holiday in Whitby and spend an hour or so lost in a creative, relaxing creativity. Refreshments are available and you have a pot to take home at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frogman2014
Reviewed December 6, 2018

My children and grand children HAVE to go once at Doodlepots when in Whitby, the price is not cheap but considering the children spend 2-3 hours enjoying their artistic creations, it is worth the expense !

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

I would like to say a big thank you to nicky for making our saturday morning a relaxing and creative one on my birthday weekend Nicky made our party of 16 ladies very welcome and we all enjoyed our morning trying something different can't wait...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I visited doodlepots with two children they painted two small unicorns which were priced at £12.50. We were told the items would be individually posted and hence charged more £7.50. When we recivied the items they were in the same box and stamp cost was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank aisha m
JohnMHocking, Public Relations Manager at Doodlepots, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased Royal Mail delivered your pots safely and intact after the effort we took to carefully package and post them for you. Sorry you feel your demand for a refund of the £7.50 postage charge was dealt with...More

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We have passed by here a few times over the years, and decided this time to have a go. We were shown to our table and chose our pieces, the lady explained to us a few tips and techniques and we were left to create...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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JohnMHocking, Owner at Doodlepots, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you taking the time to leave us this lovely review. As a small independent business we always strive to give the very best service and provide the highest quality products, along with value for money. So it is a great encouragement to know you...More

Reviewed November 1, 2017

My boyfriend and I were visiting Whitby for our anniversary and decided to try some pottery painting as it was raining outside. I had previously been to a similar place and really enjoyed it, whereas my boyfriend had not. The staff were helpful, the atmosphere...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Vicky B
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Went with my adult daughter who loves anything crafty. The lady who runs it could not have been more helpful and pleasant.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank pmfWestYorkshire
Nicky H, Owner at Doodlepots, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2017

Thank you. It was lovely to meet you both and your newly glazed pots will be on their way to you very soon ♡ 🍵🎨

Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

I came to whitby for a week with my husband and my mum visited for a couple of days. I haven't done anything creative for years & really fancies it. So at the grand old ages of 41 and 79 we went along. I LOVED...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Nicky H, Owner at Doodlepots, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review Alison. It was a pleasure to spend the morning with you and your mum and so pleased you enjoyed yourselves so much. Postage starts at £5 for one item or only £7.50 for a box of items, with pots...More

Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

We visited during our holiday to create a more personal souvenir to take home with us, and really enjoyed ourselves! Both myself and my partner painted a mug each (with the help of our two year old): o e depicting us outside our hotel and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Nicky H, Owner at Doodlepots, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review Peter and for feedback about snacks. We have offered food in the past but there wasn't the demand we expected, so we were throwing unwanted food away. We are however more than happy for customers to bring their own...More

Reviewed January 5, 2017

I your staying in Whitby and you get a rainy day this is the place to go. Theres so many things to paint from plates, cups, pots and money boxes. Its really fun for all ages, and whilst you paint you can get tea coffee...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank naeves2016
Nicky H, Owner at Doodlepots, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Thank you for your 5* review. Remember we fill up very quickly with families all looking for indoor activities on rainy days. So please call 01947 825824 to reserve a table to guarantee you won't be disappointed ♡

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Sarah W
February 10, 2018|
Response from JohnMHocking | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your enquiry. It's always advisable to book as we have a limited number of tables and can fill very quickly with walk-ins. The shelf price includes instructions, materials, glazing and firing and a 2 hour... More
May 7, 2017|
Response from Nicky H |
Hi Jill. You and your dog will be very welcome 😊