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Address: Fleetwood Road | Pointer House Farm, Singleton FY6 8NE, England
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Glasform is located in the heart of the Fylde Coast a short journey from...

Glasform is located in the heart of the Fylde Coast a short journey from Blackpool, Preston and Lytham St. Annes. The furnace runs 365 days a year in what was the shippon used to house the cows when Pointer House Farm was once a Dairy farm. We are open to the public and in an informal setting, visitors can watch the glassblowers at work using techniques hundreds of years old. There is also a showroom full of beautiful handmade glass to view and purchase.

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Came over this place by chance great to see the hand blown glass being made some very nice gifts too buy and prices start from £13 great value for hand made glass

Reviewed November 11, 2016
Davie H
Broxburn, United Kingdom
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Broxburn, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Came over this place by chance great to see the hand blown glass being made some very nice gifts too buy and prices start from £13 great value for hand made glass

Thank Davie H
DFW, Texas
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We spent a rainy afternoon choosing gifts for ourselves and watching the artist at work. It is quite special to take things home after watching the artist himself creating similar items. We bought a piece of jewelry with glass created here and then converted by a local jeweler with sterling silver. Also a little glass mouse with metal ears and... More 

Thank monte54
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We called into Glasform to experience this amazing man at work (note the name John Ditchfield), we were awe inspired by John's artistry and skill, what he does is nothing short of amazing, you will see a free demonstration of this genius at work, and the go have a look at some of his works which are for sale, breathtaking... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to visit us and also for your kind words! More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is an unusual but at the same time unique attraction for any visitors. Primarily it is a glass blowing/production shop but the items they produce are one offs, no two are the same. Its an interesting trip out, not far fro Blackpool and always a great place to pick up that something for a gift or present. They have... More 

Thank LancashirePaul
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Have visited several times and watched the Master Glassblower at work, free demonstrations as John makes various items just feet away from you, It's fascinating to watch him perform the various techniques needed to create the various layers before a finished piece appears ! (Well, finished at that stage of the process) A very relaxed atmosphere and a lovely friendly... More 

Thank TankGrdr
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Not really a good place to take young children, but I've never let that stop me from doing something I really want to do. There are very few places where you can actually watch the glass being worked so I'm very happy to discover that glasform has the workshop right there and chairs so you can watch a piece or... More 

Thank Evie M
Bury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 20, 2016

Stopped here on our way through to our static. Brilliant to show children how glass is made and to see true craft men at work. Purchased a gift for a birthday, which is great for collections. Definitely recommend that you stop by to have a look!

Thank kazjee
Asenby, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2016

you can watch the people glass blowing also there is a shop where you can buy glass ornaments. the attraction is free to get in and plenty of car parking spaces.

Thank richardslatert
Preston, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2016

4 of us called in here to watch a Master Glass blower do his stuff. He never lets you down, always producing something that you know and would probably like to own - which I guess is what he counts on.

Thank ukdavef
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Drove to tihis farm like place to see the master glass maker. A stunning sight to watch. He blows and makes the most stunning of glass objects. Then there is a shop where you can buy all manner of lovely things. A great way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Mark C

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