• A Victorian Christmas - Join us for a wonderful Victorian Christmas. Festive workshops, gift ideas and and events for all the family
  • Summer In Stoke! - World-class ceramics, theatre, art and music - Stoke-on-Trent has it all this summer! #summerinstoke
  • Middleport Mutts! - We're a dog-friendly attraction. Friendly, well-behaved dogs are welcome at Middleport Pottery.
  • Middleport Pottery Membership - Secure a future for heritage from just £15 a year. Membership can also be given as gifts - a perfect present for someone special.
  • Meet Dane - Only at Middleport Pottery - One of the last remaining, wooden-built working narrow boats
  • Our Founding Patron - HRH The Prince of Wales - Middleport Pottery is delighted that HRH The Prince of Wales is Middleport Pottery's Founding Patron.
  • Enjoy our unique Heritage Centre - Step back in time as you explore our ceramic design archive, housing Europe’s largest collection of ceramic moulds. Take an inside look at our Victorian offices and Grade II listed bottle kiln and our newly restored W. Boulton Steam Engine!
  • Middleport Studios - Middleport Pottery is home to 10 independent creative businesses. A mix of contemporary studios and traditional workshops are open to the public and showcase a range of talent from fine art, photography, ceramics, jewellery and bespoke furniture.
  • Magnificent Burleigh - Two floors of Burleigh in their beautiful factory shop. Every piece of Burleigh is handcrafted at Middleport Pottery.
  • Middleport Pottery Tearoom - Friendly staff in our tearoom offer cream teas, cakes, and a range of hot and cold food and drinks (gluten free options available). The tearoom also caters for events, weddings and conferences.

Welcome to Middleport Pottery

Middleport Pottery, the home of world-famous Burleigh, is an award-winning visitor destination Stoke-on-Trent.

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 Totally Delicious’ tearoom which overlooks the Trent and Mersey Canal.

News & What's On

United Kingdom Historic Building Preservation Trust (UKHBPT), the charity which restored and now operates Middleport Pottery, has been awarded a £974,500 National Lottery grant, awarded via the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), to restore and renovate a row of former pottery workers’ houses adjacent to the popular visitor attraction.

Play-with-Clay
Steam Day
October Half Term Fun
Father Christmas
Victorian Christmas!

Contact us

Contact us

MIDDLEPORT POTTERY
Port Street, Burslem
Stoke-on-Trent
ST6 3PE

01782 499766

info@middleportpottery.org

How to find us

Visitor centre entrance

Adults £5.50

Children/young people 5 - 16s; Students (with a student card); senior citizens (over 65); local residents: £4

Under 5s Free

Opening Hours

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

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

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