Tarka Pottery

Welcome to Tarka Pottery, an inspiring and creative clay experience studio located in the beautiful north Devon countryside, a five minute drive from RHS Rosemoor.

We have fantastic clay and pottery experiences which allow you to explore and develop your creativity whatever your age or ability.

Potter’s Wheel Experiences
Choose from our range of activities including child and family friendly activities through to relaxing half and full day/weekend breaks making pots on potter’s wheels

Hen Parties
We have some exciting clay crafting ideas, including handmade and a collaborative gift of bunting for the bride!

Group Sessions
Whatever age, we can deliver a clay activity that everyone can participate in and enjoy

Birthday Parties
Fun for children aged 5 to 16 or groups of all ages. Choose a hand-building, wheel throwing or pottery painting project

School Holiday Fridays
Check our website for details our awesome hand building fun clay projects designed for all ages. You can glaze/paint and have your projects fired too  

Pottery Classes
Weekly morning and evening classes in term time for adults all year round.  Alternate Saturdays for children aged 10+

Pottery Painting
Choose from our wide selection of bisque including mugs, bowls, money boxes, animals, plates to paint yourself.   We love to help you create baby hand and footprint keepsakes too

and there’s more…  Educational activities in schools, team building for employers, clients with carers. There’s no restriction to who can join in, just ask.

Tea and coffee is available and you can meet our alpacas and Shetland Ponies after your session.  You'll love our easy-to-find rural location with one of the most scenic views in the area!

Contact us to check availability and to book

                         "It was the ideal activity to entertain all three generations." Lyd H

                        "It was a lovely morning, the boys haven't stopped talking about it." Tracey

Book now for children's workshops....

Weekly pottery classes for adults

Adult pottery classes

Term Time Adult Pottery Classes

  • Tuesday 10-12pm, 7-9pm
  • Thursday 10-12pm, 7-9pm
  • Five week taster sessions: £85
  • 10 week course £150
  • Taster sessions available

Beginners or improvers, find out more here

Contact us to ask to book or join waiting list

Adult Class 


'Jax is friendly, patient and brought out my creative side, even though I didn't know I had one! H


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