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House of Marbles

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Devon cream tea to die for

£5.50 for 2 which included 2 scones and a large pot of fresh cream and jam. If your on a diet I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Safari720226
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South Devon, United Kingdom
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Interesting little place

Stopped off here in the afternoon as was wet and cloudy. Free parking, free entry, lots to see and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Helen852014
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Warlingham, United Kingdom
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The Old Pottery Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9DS, England
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All reviews glass blowing marble runs all ages glass making play area marble museum rainy day free entry gift shop couple of hours few hours glass works well worth a visit large marble great place to visit large shop glass ornaments
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

£5.50 for 2 which included 2 scones and a large pot of fresh cream and jam. If your on a diet I will eat yours. The conservatory is very rustic in a nice way ithought the menu on whole seemed a little pricey but if...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped off here in the afternoon as was wet and cloudy. Free parking, free entry, lots to see and buy. The marble museum is interesting and amazing the designs they have. The marble machines were mesmerising to watch and popular too especially the big one....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Helen852014
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Free to enter but beware there is a very well stocked shop here of toys and marbles. There is a little museum telling you the history of a marble and there are a few machines to watch marbles rolling down courses. Upstairs there is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HowardFlynn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Allow plenty of time to visit this complex, it's not just about marbles. Plenty of ex workshops interconnected to browse and buy a wide range of products, A mechanical clock powered by marbles is a work of engineering excellence, the history of glassmaking on site...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Fermentingtom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped as part of a coach trip and only really intended to visit the cafe which we did enjoying a very good pot of tea. But this is a really interesting place to stop we didn't manage to see everything and only had a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 70ish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We haven’t visited the House of Marbles for several years, but decided to visit on a wet afternoon. Nothing much has changed over the years, but there is free parking and a cafe. They do glass blowing but they had finished when we arrived. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lindylou146
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the House of Marbles out of curiosity, it was so worth it. There is plenty of parking and you can just go in. Lots to see and many various types of marbles there are three huge (agate) gemstone marbles just stunning, as you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank chrishayward
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

What a hugely interesting and enjoyable experience. Really different and top quality gifts and a truly excellent restaurant. No wonder it was packed on the Tuesday that we visited!! But one of the most outstanding points was the extreme cleanliness of everything. It is obvious...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank mysonGeorge25
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Have been a regular visitor for many years and I have never been disappointed the Grandkids love it Which for me when kids are having a good time I'm happy We always finish of our visit with something to eat in the cafe /restaurant and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank pacoe
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

The House of Marbles is in a beautiful old building with plenty of parking outside. There are wonderful glass blowing demonstrations which are free, a small museum of old equipment/wares and a shop which has something for everyone including an amazing array of colourful marbles...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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nicholaspyke1
9 March 2018|
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Response from TomP148 | Reviewed this property |
no you can't and they don't make marbles on site.
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jennifer474
12 June 2016|
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Response from Manger1234 | Property representative |
Hello Firstly, please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your question. We welcome dogs everywhere here except for inside our restaurant (assistance dogs are allowed inside the restaurant... More
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LizF196
24 January 2015|
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Response from patricia m | Reviewed this property |
9 til 5pm Monday through Saturday 10 till 5pm sunday free admission
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