Hot Pot Pottery 

We are a cosy, country tea-room, gallery & pottery studio offering freshly made lunches, home-made cakes, pottery for sale Pottery Activities at The House of Bread, Christchurch, Forest of Dean, GL16 7NS (walkable from Forest Holiday Lodges/Bracelands Campsite).

Tea-room, gallery & pottery painting

Our Tea-room & Gallery are OPEN Fri-Sun 11-4, Easter – end Oct 1/2-term (inc. Thurs  mid-July – mid-Sept & Bank Hols).

We have courtyard parking, free wifi and dogs and children are welcome. Come and treat yourself to lunch or cake in our tea-room (see our Sample Menu), take in the pottery on display or get creative with Pottery Painting.

Pottery Painting is available in our tea-room & gallery when they are open (or by special arrangement for groups at other times).

Pottery classes in our studio

Our fun 2 hour Pottery Trial Classes are for groups of 2-8, bookable in advance but possible most days year-round 11-1 or 2-4. If your class coincides with our glazing and firing week you can also book an extra session (usually on a Wednesday) to give glazing a go.  We also do 6 week courses in Spring each year.

When the tea-room isn’t open we are often here teaching/making our own pottery so if you fancy taking a look give us a call and if we are here we will show you around.

Latest news & reviews

To see our latest news visit our News and special offers page, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter. To see our reviews visit our  TripAdvisor or Facebook page.


Vouchers towards activities, classes and pottery are available and make a perfect Christmas/Birthday/Wedding present.

Contact us

Call us on 07974 983908/01594 837943 or email: info@hotpotpottery.co.uk for more information and booking.

Our accommodation

We also offer self-catering or book-ahead B&B accommodation here at The House of Bread so you can stay with us while you are getting creative. Great for groups celebrating birthdays or a hen do and we offer a 10% discount on pottery trial classes (exc. delivery) for those staying for more than one night in our accommodation. Click here to find out more.


Gallery and tea room Classes and activities

Pottery for sale Our accommodation

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