• Explore Middleport Pottery after hours - Family Friendly Torchlit Tours - Thursday 31st October
Members only event. Join today!
  • British Ceramics Biennial 2019 - The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) at Middleport Pottery continues until 17 November 2019 (extended exhibition). 

Free entry - 10am - 4pm
  • Family Throwing Experience - Learn how to throw a pot under the guidance of Master Potter Jon French. Up to four people per one-hour session - perfect family activity. Book online today.
  • 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

Hall of Fame! Middleport Pottery has received five consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awards, an achievement that places them in the travel platform’s notable ‘Hall of Fame’.

Join Claybody Theatre and friends for festive fare and a joyful sung version of Dickens’ classic tale with music by Ashley Thompson and words by Deborah McAndrew.

Contact us

Contact us

Port Street, Burslem

01782 499766


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

Monday - Sunday: 10am - 4pm

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