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House of Marbles

Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9DS, England
+44 1626 835285
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Great first visit

My friend took me to the House of Marbles. First visit for me. Busy day with lots of families... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shazdiva
via mobile
Fun with marbles

Came for our second visit bringing the whole family, all enjoyed the visit , lots to do for the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarahjay58
via mobile
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass blowing” (192 reviews)
“marble runs” (180 reviews)
“all ages” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9DS, England
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+44 1626 835285
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend took me to the House of Marbles. First visit for me. Busy day with lots of families & children but there was plenty to see. I could've spent all day watching the craftsmen make beautiful hand made pieces. Loved the marble puzzles &...More

Thank Shazdiva
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came for our second visit bringing the whole family, all enjoyed the visit , lots to do for the whole family, shop with lots to tempt you to buy, children's area was fun

Thank Sarahjay58
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my two year old who loved the giant marble run (had to race him through the shop) and watching the glass blowing. The best part was the cafe with a great play area with giant chess. Marbles and play frame ... Making it possible...More

Thank Marie W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been here a few times and our young children love seeing the marble runs and watching the glass blowers at work in the furnace. The gift shop sells some lovely things - both nice homeware and a good selection of toys. The clothes on...More

Thank Chloe B
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Chloe B Thank you for your review and for coming to see us again. We are delighted you appreciated the quality of the products in our shop, thank you. With any luck, next time you visit it will not be raining and you will...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I'd driven past, but never called in. Always on the way to somewhere else! BUT...we were OTTER SPOTTING & House of Marbles have one. So we called in. It was great fun & all ages enjoyed themselves. Amazingly the dog could go in too, not...More

Thank Dexter C
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Dexter C Wow - thank you! I hope you saw both Otters here? It's been wonderful having them here and to be able to be a part of the Moor Otters trail. We aim to entertain & amuse our visitors - so thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has marbles and glass blowing at one end and pottery at the other end, with a lovely cafe and shop in between. You can watch the glass blowing in action and purchase the products. There are also marbles in various sizes and colours...More

Thank Kate1872
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Kate1872 Thank you very much for taking the time to post your feedback. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit here and do hope you will be able to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this as the weather wasn't great. It was a really interesting place to take the kids. Lots for them to see (and buy!) and the marble runs were amazing. We were fascinated watching the glass blowers. Definitely worth a visit and it's free!

Thank Emma B
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Emma B Why does it always rain in the school holidays? At least we were able to entertain you and your family for a while. Thank you for coming to see us and your great review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took Spanish friend who was captivated by the marble runs and the glass blowing. She couldn't believe this was all for free. Great selection of items to browse . We didn't buy anything but enjoyed looking.. thank you. Small child loved playing in the courtyard...More

Thank wendy e
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear wendy e We really appreciate your feedback & thanks for bringing your friend here too. It is really good to hear that they liked what we have here as customers really do matter to us. If you or your friend want to see what...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying nearby so visited several times. Children loved the marble runs and excellent playground with marble games. Also loved the glassblowing and excellent shop. Visit early for fewer crowds at busy times. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank olddht
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear olddht We are really pleased to hear you liked what we have here. Thank you for your valued custom - it is very much appreciated. We hope to welcome you again in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting venue to visit which has a lot of artefacts to look at and you can learn the history of the work that they do. You can go and watch the artisans working the glass learning about how they make the...More

Thank SkiLoon
Manger1234, Public Relations Manager at House of Marbles, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear SkiLoon We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit here. What a delightful review - thank you very much.

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jennifer474
13 June 2016|
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Response from Manger1234 | Property representative |
Hello Firstly, please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your question. We welcome dogs everywhere here except for inside our restaurant (assistance dogs are allowed inside the restaurant... More
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LizF196
25 January 2015|
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Response from patricia m | Reviewed this property |
9 til 5pm Monday through Saturday 10 till 5pm sunday free admission
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