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Great way to spend an afternoon!

This was the first time my friend and I had ever done any pottery so we weren't sure what to... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Biker B
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
We Loved Our Trip Here! Totally Amazing!!!

We only booked the day before but they could fit us in. Really lovely workshop and the owner was... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Anya P
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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TARKA POTTERY North Devon An exciting and inspiring clay experience studio where there is always something creative happening. Try a Potter's Wheel Experience, book a wheel throwing lesson, join a workshop or sign up for weekly pottery classes. You...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Little Torrington | Glebe Farm, Great Torrington EX38 8PS, England
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+44 7931 306414
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All reviews potters wheel great fun all ages my mum at short notice looking forward to going again amazing experience two hours feel very welcome north devon for sale hen do take away rainy day couple of hours grown ups great afternoon
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

This was the first time my friend and I had ever done any pottery so we weren't sure what to expect. Jax explained everything really clearly and both Jax and Lynn were so patient - thank you! It was great fun and I'd definitely recommend...More

Thank Biker B
TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a 5* review and recommendation. We're delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us, and love the pottery that you made. Hope to see you again when you're next in North Devon. Best wishes Jax

Reviewed 11 September 2018

We only booked the day before but they could fit us in. Really lovely workshop and the owner was very kind and patient. We had a great time, I've never seen my two so engrossed in something for so long (13 and 11). Getting back...More

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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Hi Anya Thanks for your 5* review, we're delighted that your children enjoyed it and so pleased you had a chance to get back on the wheel! We love having families visit us and thanks for such a lovely recommendation. I hope you love your...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I spent a morning painting some pottery. We had a lovely time and were made to feel very welcome even though it was very busy. We will definitely be back in the future and would highly recommend it to friends and family....More

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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks for your 5* review, it was lovely to have you both spending some mum and daughter time in the studio. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Jax

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Been here before - a year or so ago - and Jax was just as enthusiastic this time round as she was the first time. We really couldn't fault our visit there at all, it really felt like we had gone back to visit an...More

Thank JennieandStuart
TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thanks for your 5* review. We love what we do at Tarka Pottery and I'm so glad that shows! Next time we'll have to double check your 'scratching and sticking' to make sure the decorations stay firmly in place too. We really appreciate your positive...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time at Tarka Pottery today! Jax and her helper were extremely attentive and catered for our every need, in spite of it appearing quite busy. It was very reasonable priced too (we had just been to another pottery wheel experience the...More

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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hello - thanks for your 5* review. We're so pleased you found our activities to be good value. We try to make clay accessible to everyone and love helping you to make and decorate a great project. Look forward to seeing again too. Many thanks...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This. Is. BRILLIANT! Tarka pottery is a friendly, warm building run by an extremely good manager who is ready to help you with whatever you choose to do. I would suggest this to anyone even a random person I met on the street! it's a...More

Thank Cam H
TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Hi Cam Thanks so much for your lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed your latest visit and we're looking forward to seeing you again. Hope you have a lovely summer. Best wishes Jax

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I did a two hour clay throwing experience. It really was the most fantastic experience! Jax was very busy on the day as she didn’t have the usual number of staff but she still gave me a lot of time and even allowed me half...More

Thank Debbie W
TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thanks for your 5* review and I'm so delighted you enjoyed your whole experience. It was lovely to have you throwing pots in the studio and I hope you're pleased with the fired results when they arrive in the post. You'll be welcome back anytime....More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

My wife, children (17 and 13), father in law (75) and I visited the Tarka Pottery to have a go on the Potters Wheel and we all had a fantastic time. We all managed to make and decorate a pot and we all thoroughly enjoyed...More

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TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it's really appreciated. I'm sure other visitors will find it useful to know that no matter what age, you can make a pot on the wheel. Best wishes to you all for a lovely summer,...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We found a leaflet for this place at the cottage we was staying at and thought it would be a great experience, we turned up, weren't able to do actual throwing but did get to paint some items which we could then have sent to...More

Thank Charlotte P
TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Hi Charlotte Thanks for your lovely review, so pleased you enjoyed your painting activity and we look forward to seeing you next time you're in the area. Hope you love your fired pots when they arrive! Jax

Reviewed 14 June 2018

We have come to Torrington on holiday for several years and always visit Tarka pottery as my kids love to make or paint something every year. They are now 7 and 9 and made their own pots on the potter's wheel (with expert guidance from...More

Thank ronnie309
TarkaPottery, Owner at Tarka Pottery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We love having people back over the years - it's great to see the children growing up! So glad you all had a brilliant time and look forward to seeing you all again next year. Jax

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