Aylesford Pottery

Type:Craft Workshop

The Friars, Aylesford, Maidstone, Kent, ME20 7BX

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At Aylesford Pottery, Alan Parris, and Mark Byles are producing fine pottery to suit all tastes. Everything is created by hand, combining traditional methods with the occasional modern twist at their Kent showroom based at the historic Aylesford Priory where you are welcome to come and see them at work.

Group visit of up to 12 people need to be booked to in advance to ensure that the potters are available and they can put-on a demonstration for visitors. This is free.

Workshops are available to have a go at making something then this can be booked in the teaching studio and the normal workshop prices would apply. There is a small additonal charge for firing/glazing which takes up to six weeks, so someone would need to collect the goods later.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • JaneEM-N
      Ash, United Kingdom
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 15th October 2018
      My husband and I have visited twice now, once for a pottery day and once for a Raku experience. Both times we found ourselves surrounded by not only an amazingly beautiful and tranquil venue, but... Read full review
    • CoJonesUK
      London, United Kingdom
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      Negative Experience
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 30th May 2023
      We were very much looking forward to celebrating our 9th wedding anniversary (pottery) with a Raku Experience, but Aylesford Pottery ignored our multiple emails and telephone calls (I spoke with a... Read full review
    • YvySurrey_UK
      Banstead, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great fun day activity!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 25th July 2023
      Booked this ceramics studio for a group of 6 friends to have a days pottery experience on a Sunday. It was a really fun day. The day ran from 10 - 4:30. We learnt how to use the potters wheel in... Read full review

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    Opening Times

    Maidstone (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
    Maidstone (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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