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image for Heritage Centre item typeEmma Bridgewater Ltd at Emma Bridgewater Factory

    Pottery Visitor Centre, next open Thu 2 Jan - Wed 31 Dec 2014, free entry

    Factory Tour

    Factory Tour

    Discover a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes at the Emma Bridgewater factory, giving you a genuine insight into the work that goes into producing the beautiful pieces.
    Shopping at Emma Bridgewater

    Shopping at Emma Bridgewater

    Step into shopping heaven with a gift shop selling the latest ranges, and a factory shop selling pieces at very reduced prices.
    Factory Shop

    Factory Shop

    Love to hunt for Emma Bridgewater bargains, then the factory shop is just the place for you!

    Special Offers


    The Emma Bridgewater factory lies in the heart of the historic Stoke Potteries region, in a sunny Victorian factory on the banks of the Caldon Canal.

    Join us on a factory tour, try your hand at decorating a piece of your very own unique pottery, relax for lunch in our beautiful kitchen, or enjoy an afternoon in the garden behind the factory.

    We’ve got a gorgeous factory shop, full of your favourite pieces and a lovely gift shop selling our newest designs.

    For further details see

    Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWelcome Host

    Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

    There are many child-friendly activities, with very helpful and knowledgable staff on hand to help at all times.

    Opening details

    Season Dates Opening Hours
    Thu 2 Jan - Wed 31 Dec 2014 Mon - Sat 09:30 to 17:30 | Sun 10:00 to 16:00
    Christmas Day, Boxing Day closed
    New Year's Day closed
    Factory tours available every weekeday - Monday to Thursday 10am, 11:30am & 1:30pm. Friday 10am & 11:30am

    Closed December 27th & 28th, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day, 31st March, 28th April 2013


    Free entry

    Factory Tours £2.50 (Children 16 and under free) cost of ticket redeemable against any purchase in our shops (excludes café and decorating studio purchases)



    See location of Emma Bridgewater Factory on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SJ 886467  Lat: 53.01834 Long: -2.17085

    From the M6, exit at junction 15 or 16. Then come off the A500 at Stoke and onto the A52 Leek Road. Lichfield Street is on the A50 near The City Centre.

    Bus service 6, 6A every 20 minutes.

    Parking: free


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

    There are many child-friendly activities, with very helpful and knowledgable staff on hand to help at all times.