Come and see our craftsmen at work in the heart of the Potteries, utilising unique artisan skills and techniques honed over 250 years at Barlaston, the home of Wedgwood.
The award winning Factory Tour offers an indepth view of all aspects of quality ceramic production including casting, figure making, pattern decorating and hand painting, ornamentation and gilding. Come and see iconic Jasper pieces in production showcasing the pinnacle of ceramic craftsmanship.
We offer self-guided and guided Factory Tours Monday to Friday. Guided tours last approximately 45 minutes and are available at regular intervals on a first come, first served basis, allocated on arrival.
The Factory Tour is closed to visitors at weekends and during factory shutdown periods, please check our opening times page for details before planning your visit.
The latest admission to the factory tour is 3pm, guided tours are subject to availability and can be booked at Reception on arrival.