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  1. Add Middleport Pottery to your Itinerary

    Middleport Pottery

    Address:

    Port Street, Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 3PE

    Telephone:

    01782 499766

    Type

    Type:

    Pottery Visitor Centre

    Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent

    NOW RE-OPENED

    Middleport Pottery, home of Burleigh, reopened on 22 July and is an award-winning visitor destination in the heart of Burslem, the Mother Town of the Potteries. World famous Burleigh pottery has been created here using traditional…

  2. Add Spode Museum Trust Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Spode Museum Trust Heritage Centre

    Address:

    Elenora Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 1QQ

    Telephone:

    01782 411421

    Type

    Type:

    Pottery Visitor Centre

    Stoke-on-Trent

    NOW OPEN EVERY SATURDAY FROM 11.00am - 4.00pm.

    Learn about the history of the factory, see displays of fine ceramics and archival films; watch demonstrations of transfer printing, hand painting and raised paste gilding; visit the world famous Blue…

  3. Add Gladstone Pottery Museum to your Itinerary

    Gladstone Pottery Museum

    Address:

    Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 1PQ

    Telephone:

    01782 237777

    Type

    Type:

    Pottery Visitor Centre

    Stoke-on-Trent

    Gladstone Pottery Museum will be closed during the lockdown.

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    Visit the only complete Victorian pottery factory from the days when coal burning ovens made the world's finest bone china. Gladstone Pottery…

  4. Add LoveClay Ceramics Centre to your Itinerary

    LoveClay Ceramics Centre

    Address:

    Valentine Clays, Valentine Way, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2FJ

    Telephone:

    01782 271200

    Type

    Type:

    Pottery Visitor Centre

    Stoke-on-Trent

    LoveClay Ceramics Centre will be closed during the lockdown. Customers can still buy vouchers and book upcoming courses in the New Year.

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    The 'LOVECLAY' Ceramics Centre located at the new Valentine…

  5. Add The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

    Address:

    Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 3DW

    Telephone:

    01782 232323

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Stoke-on-Trent

    Potteries Museum & Art Gallery will be closed during the lockdown.

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    The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery houses Designated Collections and displays fine and decorative arts, costume, local history,…

  6. Add Trent & Mersey Canal to your Itinerary

    Trent & Mersey Canal

    Address:

    Etruria Junction, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 4RB

    Type

    Type:

    Canal

    Stoke-on-Trent

    The Trent and Mersey Canal is a 93.5-mile long “narrow canal” that runs through the East Midlands, West Midlands, and north-west of England. The canal links the River Trent near Derby with the Mersey at Runcorn.

    The canal runs through…

  7. Add World of Wedgwood to your Itinerary

    World of Wedgwood

    Address:

    Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST12 9ER

    Telephone:

    01782 282986

    Type

    Type:

    Pottery Visitor Centre

    Stoke-on-Trent

    World of Wedgwood will be closed during the lockdown.

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    Visit World of Wedgwood to discover new perspectives, broaden horizons, and deepen your understanding of the world and its heritage and culture.

  8. Add Dudson Museum to your Itinerary

    Dudson Museum

    Address:

    Hope Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 5DD

    Telephone:

    01782 285286

    Type

    Type:

    Museum - Industrial

    City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent

    The Dudson Museum is housed in an atmospheric, original Grade II listed bottle oven. Stepping through the 'oven' door you will experience the company's heritage from 1800 until the present day and discover the history of the oldest surviving family…

  9. Add Apedale Valley Light Railway to your Itinerary

    Apedale Valley Light Railway

    Address:

    Loomer Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 7LB

    Telephone:

    0845 094 1953

    Type

    Type:

    Steam Railway

    Newcastle-under-Lyme

    NOW RE-OPENED

    All the family will enjoy a visit to the Apedale Valley Light Railway. Using our historic steam and diesel locomotive trains, we aim to tell visitors the story of the Industrial Narrow Gauge Railway - unsung heroes of British…

  10. Add Emma Bridgewater Factory to your Itinerary

    Emma Bridgewater Factory

    Address:

    Lichfield Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 3EJ

    Telephone:

    01782 201328

    Type

    Type:

    Pottery Visitor Centre

    Stoke-on-Trent

    The Emma Bridgewater shops, studio and café will remain closed during lockdown. However, the website www.emmabridgewater.co.uk continues to operate as usual.

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    The Emma Bridgewater factory sits in a…

  11. Add Moorcroft Heritage Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Moorcroft Heritage Visitor Centre

    Address:

    Sandbach Road, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 2DQ

    Telephone:

    01782 820515

    Type

    Type:

    Pottery Visitor Centre

    Stoke-on-Trent

    Moorcroft Heritage Visitor Centre and Museum will be closed during the lockdown until 2nd December. Online shopping is available at  www.moorcroft.com. 

    Use the code SHOPLOCAL on the website before 31.12.20 to enjoy a 5% saving on any full priced,…

  12. Add Titanic Brewery to your Itinerary

    Titanic Brewery

    Address:

    Callender Place, Lingard Street, Burslem, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 1JL

    Telephone:

    01782 823447

    Type

    Type:

    Brewery

    Burslem, Stoke on Trent

    North Staffordshire's leading local brewer supplying local cask and bottle beer to pubs and clubs across Staffordshire and beyond.

  13. Add Caldon Canal to your Itinerary

    Caldon Canal

    Address:

    Stoke-on-Trent to Froghall Wharf, Staffordshire, ST10 2HQ

    Type

    Type:

    Canal

    Staffordshire

    Built in 1776, the Caldon Canal is widely seen as one of the most interesting waterways in the country. Very much a canal of contrasts, it begins in the centre of the Potteries passing through remote countryside and the Churnet Valley.

  14. Creative Flamingo

    Address:

    Hartshill Business Park, Shelton New Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 6DS

    Telephone:

    07769351844

    Type

    Type:

    Craft Centre

    Stoke-on-Trent

    NOW RE-OPENED

    Creative Flamingo is an exciting little studio brimming with enthusiasm for Ceramics, perfect when based in The Potteries. Creative Flamingo is a place to come whether your after weekly classes, to use our open studio, take part in a…

  15. Add Mow Cop Castle to your Itinerary

    Mow Cop Castle

    Address:

    Mow Cop, Stoke-on-Trent, ST7 3PA

    Type

    Type:

    Viewpoint/Beauty Spot

    Stoke-on-Trent


    Standing at the highest point of Mow Cop's outcrop of sandstone grit at 355m above sea level is Mow Cop Castle. Mow Cop Castle is a mock tower that was built as a summer house in 1754 by Randle Wilbraham, the local Lord of the Manor. This tower is…

  16. Add Stoke Minster (St Peter ad Vincula) to your Itinerary

    Stoke Minster (St Peter ad Vincula)

    Address:

    Glebe Street, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 1LP

    Telephone:

    01782 747737

    Type

    Type:

    Church

    Stoke on Trent

    The roots of the city's ceramic prosperity are found in the Minster: Josiah Wedgwood is buried in the churchyard and there are memorials to the Wedgwood, Spode and Minton families. The Minster contains unique Minton memorial wall tiles, as well as…

  17. Add Rode Hall and Gardens to your Itinerary

    Rode Hall and Gardens

    Address:

    Church Lane, Scholar Green, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 3QP

    Telephone:

    01270 873237

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House

    Stoke On Trent

    An 18th century country house set in a Repton landscape containing fine furniture and porcelain. The garden is renowned for the Snowdrops in February, Rhododendrons and Bluebells in May. Other features include a kitchen garden, Italian garden and…

  18. Apedale Heritage Centre

    Add Apedale Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Apedale Heritage Centre

    Address:

    Loomer Road, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 7LB

    Telephone:

    01782 565050

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage Centre

    Chesterton

    Heritage centre on the site of Staffordshire's Apedale Coal & Ironstone Mine. Includes tour of mine, museum, cafe and gift shop.

  19. Add Etruria Industrial Museum to your Itinerary

    Etruria Industrial Museum

    Address:

    Kilndown Close, Etruria Vale Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 4RB

    Telephone:

    07900 267711

    Type

    Type:

    Museum - Industrial

    Stoke-on-Trent

    Discover how they put the 'bone' in bone china at the last working steam-powered potters mill in Britain. Visit when the mill is 'in steam', when the 1903 boiler is fired, and the 1820s 'Princess' beam engine powers the historic machinery. Only…

  20. Bethesda Methodist Chapel

    Add Bethesda Methodist Chapel to your Itinerary

    Bethesda Methodist Chapel

    Address:

    Albion Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 1QF

    Telephone:

    01782 856810

    Type

    Type:

    Church

    City Centre

    Bethesda Chapel was built in 1799 and enlarged to its present size in 1819. Described as the Cathedral of Methodism since the 1820's, the chapel sat just over 3000 people and during Victorian days the chapel was often full to capacity.