Wetheriggs Country Pottery
19th Century Industrial Monument steeped in a history of incredible creative spirit and endeavour and the fact that it remains today as the UK’s only steam-powered pottery is testimony to that.
The Pottery itself was restored in 1994 and 1995 and the steam machinery was restored in 1995 by Engineer and Steeplejack Fred Dibnah and was featured in his TV series.The work of care and restoration continues and much of the revenue received is used in this way.
The original Beehive kiln is still here and is part of the Museum exhibition which shows the different styles of pottery produced at Wetheriggs over the years.
Guided tours are available all year round with a specialist guide and booking is essential so please ask for details.
The 10 acres of grounds and gardens are a mecca for wildlife including all three types of native newt, over 30 different types of birds and when everyone goes home, badgers and foxes.
Industrial heritage site, Artist studio or collective
Easter - End of October 10am - 5.30pm
November - Easter 10am - 4.30pm