Q - What are your opening hours?
A - We are open 10am – 4pm every day.
Q - What are the Burleigh Factory Shop opening hours?
A - Burleigh Factory shop is open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm
Q - What are the Port Street Range & Harper Street studio opening hours?
A - Each studio has different opening hours. Please click here to view their opening hours
Q- Are dogs allowed on site?
A - Yes, we welcome all well-behaved dogs on lead on-site.
Q - Is the site and experience child-friendly?
A - Our Heritage Trail is suitable for both children and adults, with under 5's going free. We also have takeaway clay which can be purchased from the Visitor Centre so your child can take it home and create something of their own. We also have a colouring activity in the Davenport Gallery where you will find colouring pencils and free colouring sheets.
Q - Can I moor a narrowboat?
A - Yes, during opening hours. Please take a look at our virtual map to see where you can moor, Middleport Pottery is one of many fantastic sites you can stop at along the Trent and Mersey Canal.
Q - Can we purchase Burleigh Pottery on-site?
A - Yes, Burleigh have a factory shop on-site, where you can purchase from a full range of ceramics all made right here at Middleport. For opening hours click here
Q - Do you have toilet facilities on site?
A - Yes we have including disabled toilets, shower rooms and baby changing facilities. As part of the current Harper Street regeneration project, a 'Changing Places' toilet is being built on-site. We will announce this when it is open for public use.
Q - Is there a cafe on-site? Do I need to book a table in advance?
A - Yes we have a café, you do not need to make a booking at present.
Q - Is there a picnic area?
A - We have picnic tables on site. They are located by the entrance on the site or by the canal and are accessible through the car park.
Q - Am I allowed to take photos while on-site?
A - Yes, for your own personal use.
Q - What protective measures do you have in place?
A - Masks are not mandatory but we would prefer them to be worn in busy indoor spaces. We have washing or sanitisation facilities throughout the site and all our team are following social distancing measures.
Q - What clothing/shoes should I wear for the visit?
A - Sturdy shoes are recommended due to the cobbles on site.
Q - Is smoking allowed on site?
A - We do not have any designated smoking area on site.