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A hidden gem

We found this pottery place online when searching for things to do during our break to bala. Unsure... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kent, United Kingdom
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Great fun!

On holiday and had a rainy day so were looking for indoor things to do. I can't recommend this... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Emily H
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104 High Street, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7AD, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We found this pottery place online when searching for things to do during our break to bala. Unsure if unsuitable for us as we have no children however after reading others reviews, we decided to give it a go. We were greeted by the owners...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steph252016
Seth E, Owner at Capel Clay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am glad you enjoyed your visit to our studio. Thankyou for the lovely review. Reviews such as this mean a lot to small independent businesses such as ours. Enjoy your creations, they will be arriving with you soon!

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

On holiday and had a rainy day so were looking for indoor things to do. I can't recommend this place enough, the owners are so helpful and kind. There are a broad range of items you can choose to paint. It's £3 to paint (which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emily H
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We went with 2 kids under 10 and the owners were very helpful, offering different ways in which the could colour the pottery. Also lots of choice of items to paint. Would recommend for all ages

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank allycat79
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today with our 3 year old daughter to hand paint a cupcake pot. I haven’t seen her concentrate so hard on anything for a long time! The whole experience was relaxed and enjoyable from beginning to end. The owners were extremely welcoming, and it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BwydNeisNeis
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

12 of us went to paint flamingo mugs at Capel Clay. I have always been made to feel so welcome there the owner is so helpful with techniques and ideas we all felt like we learnt a lot! Thanks so much :)

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great choice, excellent help with choosing items and design. No problems, huge patience and help. A great hour well spent.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank G6074NNlorrainer
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Not sure who got the biggest kick out of it, our 4yo or me. Either way we all had lots of fun and very reasonable prices. The staff were informative with great tips, techniques and tricks. Wonderful.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank deBoogle
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

What a great place to spend an afternoon. This was our second visit and can't wait to return again. Learnt some great techniques and realised that even the really amateur artists can make some fabulous creations and Seth has the patience of a saint!!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Helen H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The grandchildren (aged 11 and 8) loved selecting and painting their own china models (a dragon and a winged horse) while their Dad decorated a wide mouth frog designed for the bathroom to hold soap or a sponge. It's great fun for a morning or...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 4 October 2016

6 family members (not all of whom were initially enthusiastic) had a great afternoon at the workshop. Seth was helpful and patient giving us lots of ideas and teaching us a whole variety of techniques. Can't wait to collect our creations. Thank you Seth, we...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jane B
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