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“relaxing afternoon out”

Dalton Pottery Art Cafe
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Dalton
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Owner description: Dalton Pottery is a unique business; we pride ourselves on providing individual customer service to make your visit special for everyone. Our exclusive designs are available to buy in the gift shop or you can paint your own! We offer special commissions,and also hand painted one-offs. Children's hand prints make a beautiful keepsake, the possibilities are endless, just ask one of our friendly staff to help you choose. We have everything you need to create a special piece of pottery to take home with you, in less than an hour. Choose from a wide range of glazed pots, and get painting with our special ceramic colours, which when baked, are food and dishwasher safe. Anyone who can hold a paint brush can paint a pot!Free use of workshop, all materials and baking , all you pay for is the pot. (Baking takes just 35 minutes).Prices start at £7. No need to book.Why not try our fab Spin Art...There’s no skill required, fun and suitable for everyone from 2 to 102!
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We all decided to paint a piece of pottery which was then baked for us, our little girl also did some spin art, we had a lovely lunch here while awaiting our masterpieces to come out the oven. The lady running the place was freindly and helpfull, we all came home with unique moneyboxes pencil holders teapots and artwork, its something different and we all loved it

Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Visited twice whilst staying in area for a week. Great on a rainy day for the kids to paint their own pots for about 45 mins and then wait for it to be baked in the oven. (even we parents joined in!). Staff were very helpful and friendly, (young girl as owners away on hols). We sampled the food whilst waiting and found it to be cheap and fresh, wifey loved her scone. There is a wide range of pre made pots to choose from in vary price ranges which we thought were quite cheap compared to our local kids pottery. My one small criticism was that there were not enough art/sculpture/wooden items/to browse in the shop as I am sure more parents would be enticed into a purchase whilst waiting! Lovely little spot off the beaten track and well worth a visit for an hour or so.

Thank martin b
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

Lovely little cafe very relaxing.Food was good.Our Son made himself some spinning art which he enjoyed doing & didn't get into to much of a mess the art is now hanging up pride of place in his room.Nice little play area out the back.There is allsorts for the kids to do from painting a plate to painting a duck plus the spinning art aswell.The place looks brilliant as soon as you pull into the car park with 2 very colourful cows & a VW Beetle very badly parked in a tree!! but looks great

1  Thank james d
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GJTANDS, Owner at Dalton Pottery Art Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2013

Thank you very much

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Reviewed 8 August 2013

I've visited here several times over many years. The children love creating their own works of art. the owners Jenny and Geoff are readily available for a chat and make you feel really welcome. Try geoffs scones they are lovely. Prices vary on the pottery making it available to all.

1  Thank Weeji
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GJTANDS, Owner at Dalton Pottery Art Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2013

Thank for the kind words

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Reviewed 28 July 2013

I really liked visiting this special little place but the owner lady's attitude was quite offish which I found very disappointing. As its so nice for children to paint & mould.

Thank Martin H
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