Ballydougan Pottery at Bloomvale House
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Historic grade II listed Bloomvale House, home of the award-winning Ballydougan Pottery.
Welcome to the historic grade II listed Bloomvale House, home of the award-winning Ballydougan Pottery, Gift Shop, Restaurant and Coffee Shop, Pottery Workshop & Courtyard Cottages.
At Ballydougan Pottery, the tradition of excellence is carried on to this day by highly skilled potters. In the workshop each piece of pottery is thrown and decorated by skilled hands to produce a comprehensive range of kitchenware and giftware items. Each piece is designed to be used and enjoyed and is as strong and reliable as it is beautiful.
After viewing the potters at work, take time to meander through the historic 18th Century Gift Shop, where the full range of Ballydougan Pottery and other quality gifts are on display. Then relax in the Restaurant & Coffee Shop and enjoy fine home cooking at its best, freshly prepared in our kitchens using the finest local produce....Breakfast, Morning Coffee, Lunch or Afternoon Tea.
Our team of talented Chefs create traditional dishes with a modern twist........"Good food served on great Pottery". Family Gatherings, Special Occasions, Wedding Receptions, Group Outings, Business Events & Teachers Conferences all catered for. Contact us to discuss individual requirements.
Be inspired by the Ballydougan experience and make a pot yourself in our studio pottery. Group demonstrations available & classes to suit individual requirements: Birthday Parties, Hen Parties, Group workshops – choose from Paint-a-Pot, Hand-building with Clay or throwing on the Potter’s Wheel. Contact us for details.
For those who wish to stay a little longer, Ballydougan Pottery Courtyard Cottages offer comfort and quality while you share a romantic break with someone special, or as a homely base for visiting family and friends and exploring Northern Ireland. Five Cottages to choose from. Contact us or view our website for detailed information: www.ballydouganpottery.co.uk
Ballydougan...Unique and special...A place to be inspired.
Open Monday – Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm. Evenings for Private Parties and Family Celebrations. Contact us to discuss your requirements. Tel: 028 38342201.
Highly commended as ‘Best Visitor Experience’ at the Tourism Awards 2010.
Highly Commended Accommodation at Tourism Awards 2011.