Denby Pottery Village

The pottery skills of generations can be seen at the home of Denby on a Guided Tour. The centre has a museum, shops, farm shop and Bourne's Restaurant.


Tours take place in the working factory where Denby has been made for over 200 years. See many of the traditional skills handed down through generations.


The comprehensive Factory Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and is available Mon-Thurs at 11am and 1pm. The family Craftroom Tour, suitable for all ages and abilities, is available Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 11am and 1pm and lasts around 60 minutes.  Both tours include making a clay souvenir to take home, and having a go at painting on plates.


Visit the Walter Smith Farm Shop for locally sourced produce and browse a selection of shops in the attractive Denby Courtyard including the Emporium, Dartington Crystal, Homestore plus the extensive Denby Factory Shop with savings of up to 70% off rrp. 


Please check the website for Factory Tour closure dates. 


See examples of Denby's rich heritage in the small museum, enjoy the flavours of Derbyshire in Bourne's Restaurant with delicious homemade cakes, meals and snacks. The centre holds regular events throughout the year, including Spring Fair, 'Pottery Beach' and 9 hole mini golf throughout the summer and an annual Christmas Fayre in December. 


Denby Pottery Village,

Derby Road, Denby,

Derbyshire, DE5 8NX 

Enquiries and bookings:

01773 740799




Free entry to the site. 


Guided Tours: -

Factory Tours - Monday - Thursday Adults £7.95, Children (6 and over)/Senior Citizens £6.95.

Craftroom Tours Friday - Sunday - Adults £6.95, Children/Senior Citizens: £5.95.


Open: Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm

Sundays: 11.00am - 5.00pm


Bournes Restaurant 9.00am - 5.00pm, Sunday 9.30am - 5.00pm