Visit Middleport Pottery

Middleport Pottery has been the Home of Burleigh since 1889. Now a popular visitor destination, it is run by The Prince's Regeneration Trust. Located in the picturesque county of Staffordshire, The Middleport Pottery is a historic building with an abundance of character. On site, there is a Burleigh shop, Visitor Centre and café ensuring that there is plenty to do and see during your visit with us.

Burleigh Shop

Visit our shop to see the latest collections, exclusive lines and offers. Find more information on the shop here.

Shop telephone: +44(0)1782 525510 / Email: 

Visitor Centre

Middleport Pottery is filled with stunning original features. Collect a map from the Old Lodge and visit the preserved Old Offices to explore the history of the factory and the pottery made here. The Visitor Centre is open from 10am-4pm 7 days a week.

Visitor Centre telephone: +44(0)1782 499766 / Email:


Our traditional café is housed in the original packing house, which was more recently used as a warehouse. Now transformed into a relaxing space, visitors can enjoy views of the Trent and Mersey canal whilst seated outside, or relish the warmth of the wood burning stove in the winter. Our friendly cafe team serve a wide range of homemade lunches, cream teas, cakes and local specialities such as oat cakes, all served on Burleigh pottery.

The café is open 7 days a week, Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 4pm, and Sunday 10am to 4pm, with food being served until 3.30pm.

Guided Tours

Learn about the traditional techniques that we have conserved and continue to use to produce Burleighware today. Follow the process from start to finish whilst meeting our experienced team of craftsmen. Tours of the factory run from Monday-Thursday at 11am and 2pm, and Fridays at 10:30am only.

Cost: £8.50 Adults and £7.00 for Under 18s, Students, Senior Citizens and Local Residents. Tours must be pre-booked, please call: +44(0)1782 499766, email: or book online here.


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