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A great local business

If you're in Lochinver, it's 'a must' to visit the Highland Stoneware business, which lets you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Penny T
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
Fascinating visit

This is a fascinating place to visit. They make a wide range of table ware and giftware, all hand... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Keith M
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Thurso, United Kingdom
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We have been making our unique collection of quality pottery to use and enjoy, in Lochinver, for over 40 years. Each piece is entirely made and freehand painted by exceptionally skilled craftspeople. Visitors are welcome to look round the pottery...more
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Baddidarroch, Lochinver IV27 4LP, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in Lochinver, it's 'a must' to visit the Highland Stoneware business, which lets you watch every stage of creating the many shapes and sizes of pots, dishes, etc. And of course there's the shop with the many products available to buy. Some local...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This is a fascinating place to visit. They make a wide range of table ware and giftware, all hand decorated on the premises. It is absolutely absorbing to see the decorators at Work, and they are all really friendly and happy to answer questions while...More

Thank Keith M
Dorell P, General Manager at Highland Stoneware, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review Keith. I'm very happy that you enjoyed your visit to our pottery and were able to see our skilled staff at work. When you visit the area, you can certainly see where our...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

First visit here really good too see how the pottery is made and taking shape well worth a visit love the carMore

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Dorell P, General Manager at Highland Stoneware, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your very positive review, and I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. We do enjoy explaining to our many visitors just how the pots are made and how much care and attention is put into every piece. I hope we will see...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Parking outside the building. Beautifully presented pottery and you can see the potters working, worth a visit and pick up some stoneware to take home. Keeps the tea warmer for longer we reckon and handcrafted in Scotland, well worth the money. They also have an...More

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Dorell P, General Manager at Highland Stoneware, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We pride ourselves on our pottery and our highly skilled staff and are delighted that you were able to visit and see it all being made.

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Feel-good crockery! Bought some pieces to remember our holiday and looking forward to using it every day. The artists are truly gifted - pieces are stunning and unique. Walking round the pottery in Lochinver while everyone was busy working was really interesting. Highland Stoneware is...More

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Dorell P, General Manager at Highland Stoneware, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely review. "Feel-good pottery" is a great accolade! I will pass on your compliments to the staff. We are in the unusual position of having been able to keep most of our staff for many years, so they have had...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Outlets both in Loch Inver and Ullapool. The stoneware is inspired by the local landscape forms and colours. It is the must have memory of your visit to the North West Highlands. If you aren't expecting to come back soon, ensure to take a little...More

Thank Rebecca J
Dorell P, General Manager at Highland Stoneware, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind review. You obviously had no trouble seeing where we gather most of our inspiration for our designs... it's all around us! I hope we see you again in the future, but in the mean-time, don't forget you...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

I followed the viewing line around the pottery to see things being made and decorated, and that was very interesting. There were lots of finished items for sale, some seconds.More

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Dorell P, General Manager at Highland Stoneware, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our pottery, and I'm glad you found it interesting. We do love it when visitors learn how our pieces are made from their walk around the pottery. There are always interesting questions to answer, and we hope...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We were travelling with a small dog and had sent the shop a message via Facebook about whether they would allow us to visit with the dog if he was being carried. They replied almost immediately and confirmed that we could visit with him, and...More

Thank Susan M
Dorell P, General Manager at Highland Stoneware, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review Susan. Apologies for the slightly slower response to this compared to your Facebook message (we obviously don't have the notifications set up properly here - will try to sort that!) It was a pleasure to welcome you, and your...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Enjoyed seeing the artists painting, the selection of things to buy was extensive, though not my cuppa. The outside decor with the walls covered with broken china, and the living room display was unusual.

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Dorell P, General Manager at Highland Stoneware, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our pottery. Even though it wasn't to your taste, I am very happy that you found your visit interesting. Perhaps we will see you again one day.

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Highland pottery is a place a would take my visitors again. Although Lochinver is a relatively small place, the scenery is beautiful and there are places to eat and relax. The pottery has an area where you can look around, see how pottery is made...More

Thank Viv C
Dorell P, General Manager at Highland Stoneware, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a very positive review. It is very much appreciated. I am glad you found the pottery interesting and enjoyed seeing how the pottery is made. As we make everything from scratch, including all our...More

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