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Denby Pottery Factory

Derby Road, Denby DE5 8NX, England
+44 1773 740799
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Great place to shop

We visited factory and associated shops not expecting to spend very much money. However, we found a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Derby, United Kingdom
Excellent tour- not sure about the pot painting or the cafe!

I've been going to Denby for years- I work nearby so thought I would take my Australian visitor for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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).
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Derby Road, Denby DE5 8NX, England
+44 1773 740799
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited factory and associated shops not expecting to spend very much money. However, we found a lot of very desirable tableware at excellent prices and ended up leaving with a large box of purchases. In addition, the food market has some excellent, high-quality food...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been going to Denby for years- I work nearby so thought I would take my Australian visitor for a tour and lunch. The tour started at 1:00 and we were the only ones, so were impressed with the organisation and the friendly staff. The...More

Thank loobylooSheffield
Reviewed 6 days ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the Denby Pottery Factory. Unfortunately we were unable to book for a tour of the factory, but really enjoyed our visits to the other outlets and came away with some purchases!!. The self service café was very good and...More

Thank tworovers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came upon the pottery by chance during a visit to Butterly Railway shed. My accommodation was 5 mins away so went with intention to have quick look. I was astounded at the variety in the emporium buying a few things light enough to bring...More

Thank seabee443
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed painting plates. It was a fun activity the costs were reasonable and they even post you the finished items once they have been fired for a minimal fee. There are a good range of shopping experiences and a number of items at...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to this factory will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about how pots are made. We took the tour run by a very amiable, pleasant and knowledgeable guide, Maria, who made the whole factory process seamless and answered all our questions...More

1  Thank Leonard P
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our browsing and had a lovely day. Bought most of our goods from the ‘food hall’. The pies and the butchers meats looked very very nice . Pork pie was delicious. Lovely to see that they sell Laithwaites wines which are our favourite. Lovely...More

Thank LilyFowkes
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife and I have visited Denby Pottery on several occasions and bought items of pottery and foodstuffs. Both excellent quality. Obviously Denby is well known for its high quality pottery and its a reputation well earned. High quality often comes with high prices and...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the Denby Pottery Factory shop which has a sale on and had a lovely wander round the Firsts quality shop. A lovely assistant explained to me that my Charles Viancin lids were not just cute for covering my picnic food in the summer...More

Thank kathyww1
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Visited from New Zealand as our original Denby Blue Colonial teapot has been cracked while being washed after 30 years service. Very helpful staff to help me select a new tea pot; and who wrapped it well for the journey home. Denby Pottery has been...More

1  Thank Lathkill
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habiba m
7 October 2017|
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Response from Horshamdeano | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a full range of their different sets on display. There were some offers when we visited and also a bargain corner, but nothing was really cheap, but well worth a look.
Christopher M
2 May 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
10 March 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