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Nantgarw China Works Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Well worth a visit

I spent over an hour here having a tour. The guide was extremely knowledgeable. I’m not especially... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maesycwmmer, United Kingdom
via mobile
"Very interesting"

We were greeted by a lovely lady called debbie,who asked if we would like a tea or coffee while we... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“welsh cakes”(4 reviews)
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Tyla Gwyn, Nantgarw CF15 7TB, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent over an hour here having a tour. The guide was extremely knowledgeable. I’m not especially interested in china or pottery but I still found it fascinating! Really worth a visit, and great value seeing as it’s free. Didn’t have time to stop for...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We were greeted by a lovely lady called debbie,who asked if we would like a tea or coffee while we waited for june who did the tours. We had a big pot of tea and welsh cakes and scones,clotted cream,and jam...delicious. June took us around...More

Thank william212013
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

June took us round .. very knowledgable .. nantgarw pottery was only around for 4 years but recent crowd funding is re establishing this pottery .. worth a visit and maybe the local schools should tske a visit as part of nantgarw history

Thank wendy j
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Small museum which was once part of a thriving if short lived world famous porcelain factory. Our guide June gave a fabulous tour of the facilities and the history. No charge to enter, parking available. Small shop and lovely little tea room where you can...More

Thank maggie1966
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We spent a fascinating and interesting couple of hours at the museum where the friendly,welcoming volunteers gave us an insight into the unique porcelain that was produced there. Besides the museum there is a small garden, remains of the chinaworks and an opportunity to see...More

2  Thank pjr562017
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a gem and well worth a visit. I went on a Sunday in March and received a warm welcome, had a very informative tour given by a knowledgeable guide and I learned a lot. She really put the place in context of the...More

1  Thank travelqueenDeal
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Lovely to see that pottery work continues. Knowledgeable guides and demonstrators. Would be worth a visit in a few years time to see how the production has developed

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We had been planning our trip here for a while. We were not disappointed, I see some people rated it as average well I think they are wrong. It's an amazing display of one of Britain's rarest ceramics. And the guides make the tour very...More

1  Thank deepsky
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Visited today and had a very informative (free) tour with an excellent volunteer guide, followed by tea and cakes in the tea room. Housed in a small eighteenth century listed building, which is interesting in itself, and outbuildings including an outdoor kiln plus examples of...More

1  Thank KnowAll
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the amazing Nantgarw Chinaworks today. The tea rooms had been recommended to me and I can see why. This volunteer run house of the china works is informative, interesting and most welcoming. The tea room is lovely and reasonably priced. Well worth a visit....More

4  Thank Judith C
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Response from Neil B | Reviewed this property |
As previous - ask the people themselves instead of crowd-sourcing your research.