Welcome to Middleport Pottery

Middleport Pottery, the home of world-famous Burleigh, is now an exciting and award-winning visitor destination in the heart of Burslem, the Mother Town of the Potteries, following a stunning £9million restoration by The Prince’s Regeneration Trust.

Learn all about Middleport Pottery as you explore its new unique visitor experience. Book a factory tour to find out how Burleigh is produced using traditional craftsmanship.

See pottery produced over the years and step into the iconic bottle kiln in our visitor centre. Afterwards, relax in our café which overlooks the Trent and Mersey Canal.

News & Events

HRH The Prince of Wales opens Middleport Pottery's Prince of Wales Studios and sees plans for the £7m transformation of the Wedgwood Institute into a vibrant centre for business, employment and training.

Join us if you dare for 'Ghost Stories at Christmas' at Middleport Pottery

Contact us

Contact us

Port Street, Burslem

01782 499766


How to find us

Visitor centre entrance

Adults £3

Under 18s; Students (with a student card); senior citizens (over 65); local residents: £2.50

Opening Hours

Visitor centre:
Monday - Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Monday - Saturday: 9.30am - 4pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 4pm

Burleigh shop:
Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm