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House of Marbles

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Amazing Place to Explore

We visited the House of Marbles out of curiosity, it was so worth it. There is plenty of parking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wahroonga, Australia
So worth a visit

What a hugely interesting and enjoyable experience. Really different and top quality gifts and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass blowing”(255 reviews)
“marble runs”(235 reviews)
“all ages”(52 reviews)
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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

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Thank Lolo101010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing marble rigs- especially the large one next to the stairs. The place is like a gift warehouse. Interesting to watch the glass workers doing their art.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Serenity201
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

A place to get marbles, interesting to watch the glass blow at work and some beautiful glassware available to buy. Interesting but sadly not much things to see, you will have all seen all inside an hour including a trip to the cafe.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PeaQubed
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely place,very friendly staff,Santa was amazing there was a ticket system a long wait but there's things to look at,and a cafe which is lovely with lots of variety a little on the expensive for some things.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Liz G
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I am in here quite regularly and the staff are very friendly and the food is very good. It is a very popular place as it not only has a lovely restaurant but there are lots of toys, gifts and marbles to look at and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brian S
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We visit at least twice a month and often take advantage of the wrapping service that can be provided with one of the unique gifts available. The food is generally very good and the kids enjoy the marble runs as do we. The gift shop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Littlejackhorner
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic lunch, good choice of food Cakes look amazing Staff very kind and very helpful Dog friendly able to sit in side Good parking

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.
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
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