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EXCITING NEWS!

Hot Pot Pottery is ON THE MOVE (just down the road).
HOWEVER: we will be CLOSED for classes and activities until at least Sept 2022 due to renovations needed at the new place on both the studio and house.

On this website is a taste of what we were offering and when we re-open we will have lots of new ideas & activities as well.

So watch this space!

Hot Pot Pottery’s new address is: Hot Pot Pottery, Eastbach Farmhouse, Tump Lane, Eastbach, Near English Bicknor, Gloucestershire, GL16 7EU.

Local directions – from Forest Holidays and Bracelands Campsite: 10 min drive. Drive up the lane past The Retreat (on your right) at Forest Holiday Lodges. Once at the T-junction at the top,  turn left. Don’t turn left again towards Symonds Yat East but continue on down the hill past Christchurch Church (on your right) in the direction of Ross-on-Wye and Symonds Yat West. Keep following this road past Thew New Inn ( on your left) and down the sharp hill into English Bicknor. Continue through the village until you see a right turn signposted for Eastbach. Turn right here and follow this single track lane steep downhill and then uphill until you see our cream farmhouse on the left and turn left immediately after the house in through our gates and we will direct you on where to park.

Local directions – from Coleford: From the traffic lights in the centre of Coleford head towards Monmouth on the Staunton Road. Turn right following signs for Berry Hill and Symonds Yat. Go straight over the A4136 Monmouth Road. Past the left turn to Forest Holidays Lodges/Bracelands Campsite. Don’t take the left turn towards Symonds Yat East but continue on down the hill past Christchurch Church (on your right) in the direction of Ross-on-Wye and Symonds Yat West. Keep following this road past Thew New Inn ( on your left) and down the sharp hill into English Bicknor. Continue through the village until you see a right turn signposted for Eastbach. Turn right here and follow this single track lane steep downhill and then uphill until you see our cream farmhouse on the left and turn left immediately after the house in through our gates and we will direct you on where to park.

From Bristol, South West and Southern England: take the M4 west towards South Wales. Take the M48 for Chepstow and go over the Old Severn Bridge (the M48). Once over the bridge, take the left turn to Chepstow and follow the signs for the M48 Gloucester. Go through the traffic lights (Tesco on your right) and over the river. Follow the A48 for approximately 1/2 a mile and take the left turn sign posted Forest of Dean, Tutshill and Coleford (B4228). Follow this all the way to Coleford. Once in Coleford follow the directions above.

From South Wales: either head to Chepstow and follow the directions above or head up the A40 or A466 to Monmouth and take the A4136 (right) up to the Forest of Dean (you can’t turn right off the A40 so you will need to go to the next roundabout and come back to go left over the River Wye and up the hill signpoasted A4136 to Gloucester). Go through Staunton and through the traffic lights with the right turn to Coleford, come to the Pike House junction and turn left signposted Symonds Yat East and Ross-on-Wye. Past the left turn to Forest Holidays Lodges/Bracelands Campsite. Don’t take the left turn towards Symonds Yat East but continue on down the hill past Christchurch Church (on your right) in the direction of Ross-on-Wye and Symonds Yat West. Keep following this road past Thew New Inn ( on your left) and down the sharp hill into English Bicknor. Continue through the village until you see a right turn signposted for Eastbach. Turn right here and follow this single track lane steep downhill and then uphill until you see our cream farmhouse on the left and turn left immediately after the house in through our gates and we will direct you on where to park.

From Mid and North Wales. Hereford etc: Head for Abergavenny or Ross-on-Wye and take the A40 to Monmouth and follow the instructions above.

From Gloucester and the M5: take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye (great farm shop at Over) and take a left (A4136 to Monmouth) at Huntley (Petrol Station and Forest Products on corner). Follow this through the lights at Cinderford and through Brierley until you see a right turn signposted Eastbach and Lydbrook. This left turn actually splits into two so take the left of the two towards Eastbach. After a mile or so (with lovely views opening up) you will start to come down a hill past Eastbach Court (on your right). There is a split in the lane here. Keep left and as you come a little further down the hill you will see our farmhouse on your right. Turn in through our gates just before the house.

Parking. Once you have turned on through our gates our parking is mainly round the back of the farmhouse. We will help you park due to limited spaces. Please do car share if you can.