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Tarka Pottery

Little Torrington | Glebe Farm, Great Torrington EX38 8PS, England
+44 7931 306414
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A Great First Experience

We found a leaflet for this place at the cottage we was staying at and thought it would be a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Charlotte P
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Pottery and painting

We have come to Torrington on holiday for several years and always visit Tarka pottery as my kids... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ronnie309
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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TARKA POTTERY North Devon An exciting and inspiring clay experience studio where there is always something creative happening. Try a Potter's Wheel Experience, book a wheel throwing lesson, join a workshop or sign up for weekly pottery classes. You can also paint pottery, a relaxing activity at any time. Our approach is relaxed and informal, with an emphasis on having fun and being creative with clay in a friendly, enjoyable way. Activities suitable for families, adults, children, clients with carers and equally a great day out for individuals, groups and couples. Birthday and hen parties offered all year round too. We’re surrounded by beautiful countryside and animals, with stunning views, just a 5 minute drive from RHS Rosemoor Gardens and Dartington Crystal in Great Torrington. Get in touch to book or to find out more. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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“potters wheel” (25 reviews)
“great fun” (17 reviews)
“all ages” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Little Torrington | Glebe Farm, Great Torrington EX38 8PS, England
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+44 7931 306414
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found a leaflet for this place at the cottage we was staying at and thought it would be a great experience, we turned up, weren't able to do actual throwing but did get to paint some items which we could then have sent to...More

Thank Charlotte P
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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Charlotte Thanks for your lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed your painting activity and we look forward to seeing you next time you're in the area. Hope you love your fired pots when they arrive! Jax

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have come to Torrington on holiday for several years and always visit Tarka pottery as my kids love to make or paint something every year. They are now 7 and 9 and made their own pots on the potter's wheel (with expert guidance from...More

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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We love having people back over the years - it's great to see the children growing up! So glad you all had a brilliant time and look forward to seeing you all again next year. Jax

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We went for a couple of hours with my 6 year old step daughter and we all loved the experience. We got to make our own bowls with guidance on the potters wheel then decorate and paint. Thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing. Would highly recommend. And...More

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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review and for your lovely comments. We don't have to try to be lovely as we get such friendly and creative customers! So pleased you all had a good time and we look forward to...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I was initially given 5 sessions as a gift. After a difficult year and finding myself constantly over thinking I never thought Pottery would be my medicine. I go now regularly on a Tuesday evening for 2 hours and whilst I am not great I...More

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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Dawn for posting this photo - so pleased you enjoy the pottery classes, I love the ideas and projects you create! Jax

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit if you’re around the area it’s so relaxing and therapeutic for all ages. I ve visited many times and jax always has the time to spend with you to pass on her expertise and enthusiasm

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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. Hope you love your fired pottery and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Jax

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Allowing for the astonishing time warp in Jax's studio where 2.5 hours lasted about 5 mins, they were some of the best 2.5 hours I have spent. Jax was an amazing host and tutor, excellent experience, thoroughly enjoyed it, and would highly recommend. Honestly I...More

Thank Helen M
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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thanks for taking time to leave a review Helen. It was a pleasure to see how much you enjoyed your throwing experience! Isn't it fun to have some time out and relax and get messy with clay. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

If you’re in Devon this a a great place to go. We went with my parents (over 80yrs old) and we had so much fun. Jacks (Jaz) was patient and guided us throughout the experience with a praise, instruction and sometimes a helping hand. The...More

Thank Mark F
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TarkaPottery, Manager at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Hi Mark Thanks for your lovely review and for your company on the day. So delighted you all enjoyed your experience and that Lydia enjoyed sleeping through it! Hope to see you again. Jax

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

The north Devon Down syndrome group visited on Tuesday, it was such a lovely two hours and so nice to look around at every member of our group, who were happy and fully engaged in making their pots. It is a great place for all...More

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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

It was a pleasure to welcome your group to the studio, we enjoyed seeing how creative everyone was in making their slab built vases and pencil holders. I'll pass on your comments to the staff, we all love helping customers in the studio, look forward...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went for our anniversary, we had lots of instruction on what we had to do and we did everything from preparing the clay to raising it on the wheel. We had seen other experiences but we're advised the best one was...More

Thank Dan A
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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks for your lovely review and recommendation. It was a pleasure to meet you both and so glad you enjoyed the whole experience - your fired pots looked fabulous! Hope to see you both again, Jax

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I chose this as part of my 9 year anniversary. I wasn’t sure what my husband would think but he loved it, in fact we both did. Jax and her assistant were both friendly and helpful. We had a lovely relaxing morning with a great...More

Thank Helen A
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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review, it was so lovely to meet you both. Delighted that your husband enjoyed the surprise! Hope to see you again soon.

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