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Denby Pottery Factory

Derby Road, Denby DE5 8NX, England
+44 1773 740799
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Very interesting factory tour

Great factory tour lasting one and a half hours in which we saw all aspects of the production of... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2016
Leiden, The Netherlands
What fun!!!

We went to make a bowl for a tenant we were supporting and Denby were the most accommodating. There... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2016
Kate B
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The Denby Pottery Visitor Centre lies on the edge of the Peak District next to our original factory where we have been producing handmade stoneware for over 200 years. Find a great selection of shops and have a bite to eat at Bourne’s Restaurant. Book yourself on a fully guided pottery tour, visit our museum and watch a free cookery demonstration in our emporium. See our website for seasonal events for all the family.Free entry and large free car park. Open Daily (closed 25th & 26th Dec).
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  • Average12%
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Derby Road, Denby DE5 8NX, England
+44 1773 740799
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great factory tour lasting one and a half hours in which we saw all aspects of the production of Denby pottery. Our guide was a local lady with much experience and full of interesting facts about denby pottery. Afterwards it was possible to gets your...More

1  Thank PaulsXperience
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We went to make a bowl for a tenant we were supporting and Denby were the most accommodating. There was loads of choice in what we could paint and we had a few tips and a small demonstration before we started. We painted a bowl,...More

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed May 3, 2016

We enjoyed visiting Denby Visitors' Centre on our way to Cromford. There are some good bargains in the pottery discount section and also in the glassware shop. We also found some delicious food in the farm shop. The restaurant was excellent too. Well worth a...More

2  Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Worth the visit picked up some nice gifts and the farm shop had beautiful food. Tried to buy items that were locally made.

2  Thank Julie K
Reviewed April 24, 2016

We haven't been here for a few years and they have certainly upgraded. Nice factory outlet offering end of ranges and seconds. A bright shop offering kitchenware and a really nice farm shop with good prices. The one let down is the cafe, we had...More

Thank gail B
Reviewed April 16, 2016

If you are not looking for "that one plate that broke" you will not be disappointed. They do not have everything in stock, so it is more a browse through what is there. I found a few lovely bowls and mugs I might otherwise not...More

1  Thank Natureadventurelover
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

We live close by and made a concerted effort to purchase some Denby last time we went since it's our local pottery. Denby is the dogs of earthenware pottery so don't expect anything to be cheap.. Even the factory shop is pricey but the stuff...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed April 11, 2016

The Denby Pottery Factory centre is an ideal focal point for the kitchen fanatic and budding Delia Smith or James Martin! There's a fantastic layout of the world-famous pottery in a huge variety of patterns and styles - many at bargain prices! Other stores have...More

1  Thank Geoff-Selston
Reviewed April 7, 2016

The farm shop has a good range of fresh, local produce at good prices. The paint your own pottery room gives the chance to paint your own piece of Denby, and the prices are very reasonable. There are genuine bargains to be had in the...More

1  Thank Debby W
Reviewed March 27, 2016

We went into the factory and we all made frogs my mum and I brought ours home and painted them and they sit on fireplaces we love them to bits. The factory experience is not to be missed I found it very interesting as did...More

2  Thank Anne121019946
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Christopher M
May 1, 2017|
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Response from JANET B | Reviewed this property |
No, and this has become a sadly missed feature of the Denby arena. The whole cookshop has been redesigned, with a superb butchers taking up a great deal of space, gift shops squeezed up to the other end and cookshop itself... More
Linda W
March 9, 2017|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda , my wife and I had a brilliant day here at Denby potteries , I would definitely contact customer services for group bookings. There is an extremely good cafeteria in the pottery village, but there are picnic areas... More
April 10, 2015|
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Response from Denby_Pottery | Property representative |
Thanks everyone for helping Jenny B! The gorgeous pink Bunnies were a limited edition of 25, made here in Derbyshire to raise money for the Breast Cancer Care charity and sold on our website in 2013. The 'Marmaduke... More