• an unforgettable creative summer - Stuck for ideas of what to do to keep the kids entertained? Our Creative Summer programme has something for everyone.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Factory Closure: Factory Tours will not available from 26th August – 1st September. Tours will resume on Monday 2nd September, 11am.

Middleport Pottery, including Heritage Trail, Tea Room and Studios will still be open throughout this period.
 
 

News & What's On

Applications now open for our Victorian Christmas Market - Saturday 30th and Sunday 1st December

Stuck for ideas of what to do to keep the kids entertained? Our Creative Summer programme has something for everyone.

Highlights;
- Throw a Pot with Master Potter Jon French
- Play-with-Clay
- Heritage Trail
- Mini Potters' Festival, 10th August

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 - Sunday: 10am - 4pm

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