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Craft Centre, next open Tue 13 Oct - Fri 18 Dec 2015

Great Yarmouth Potteries and Smoke House

Great Yarmouth Potteries and Smoke House


Mrs Childs

01493 850585


18/19 Trinity Place,
Great Yarmouth,
NR30 3HA


Great Yarmouth Potteries is a fully working pottery. From liquid clay to finished ware. Gift shop, refreshment area, herring smoking museum. Video showing fishing era and town wall 700 years old. Photos of fishing. Gallery of nautical oil paintings, carvings and sculptors.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Tue 13 Oct - Fri 18 Dec 2015 Tue - Thu 09:30 to 15:00
Sat 5 Dec 2015 Sat 09:30 to 15:00
Open for appointments only on Saturdays and Sundays.
Closed on Bank Holidays.
Please contact directly for details of art classes and for group bookings.

'Go Potty at the Potters Wheel' sessions Monday to Friday - all ages welcome. Please book in advance.
Watercolour class Tuesday mornings and Oils with Ernie on Wednesdays. Booking essential.

Open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 3pm from Easter to the end of June.
Summer opening Monday to Friday from the end of June to end of September 9.30am to 4pm.
Winter opening Tuesday to Thursday from 9.30am to 3pm.

The Potteries will have a special open day on Saturday 5 December 2015.
The Potteries will be closed between 19 December 2015 and the end of February 2016 for essential maintenance.


2015 admission prices:

Adult £4.95
Concessions £4.50
Child £2.00
Family £11.00 (2+2)

Please enquire directly about bookings for our potters wheel and clay workshops.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed



See location of Great Yarmouth Potteries and Smoke House on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 527069  Lat: 52.60108 Long: 1.73036

By Road:
Take the A12 to Great Yarmouth. Follow signs for Time & Tide museum.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesHigh chairs for children

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