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Middleport Pottery

Port Street
Middleport
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST6 3PE

Tel: 01782 499766

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Middleport Pottery Exterior

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Factory Tour - Adult£9.50 per adult
Factory Tour - Concessions£8.00 per concession
Heritage Trail - Adult£5.50 per adult
Heritage Trail - Concession£4.00 per concession

Factory Tour includes Heritage Trail. Heritage Trail includes: Grade II Listed Bottle Kiln, Original Victorian Offices, Fully Restored Steam Engine, Underground Workers’ Bath House, Design Archive and Mould Store.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the A500, take the A527 towards Tunstall and Burslem and follow the brown and white Burleigh signs.  

Public Transport Directions

Bus service 20 and 30.

Nearest railway station is Stoke on Trent, which is 4 miles away

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    Awards

    • Staffordshire AwardsEnjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards 2018 Gold Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards 2018 Gold 2018
    • Staffordshire AwardsEnjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards 2018 Bronze Award Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism Awards 2018 Bronze Award 2018

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Disabled access
    • Disabled toilets

    Catering

    • On-site catering

    Children

    • Baby changing facilities

    Groups

    • Education/study area
    • Facilities for educational visits
    • Facilities for groups
    • Guided tours for groups

    Parking

    • Free Parking

    Property Facilities

    • Gift shop
    • Guided tours for individuals
    • Public toilets

    Target Markets

    • Accepts groups
    • Coach parties accepted

    Opening Times

    Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
    Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00

    * Factory Tours available Monday - Thursday 11:00am & 1:45pm, Friday 10:30am.

    The factory tour lasts around 1 hour. Maximum of 10 people per tour. For large parties we take groups of 10 at a time and stagger the start times by just a few minutes.

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