Know Before You Go – Covid-19 visitor information CLICK HERE

Itinerary Planner

Welcome to the Itinerary Planner. Use this tool to build your own journey or choose from an exciting range of specially selected tours.

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

Sharpe's Pottery Museum

Type:Museum

Sharpe's Pottery Museum
West Street
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 9DG
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel01283 222600

Add Sharpe's Pottery Museum to your Itinerary

Welcome to Sharpe's Pottery Museum

About

Sharpe’s Pottery Museum is nestled in the market town of Swadlincote at the heart of South Derbyshire and The National Forest.

Come and visit our unique grade two listed building where you will discover stories of Sharpe’s family history, and the significant changes from 19th century deep coal and opencast mining, clay extraction and associated industrial activity, to a 21st century sustainable landscape led by the creation of The National Forest.

We have lots of interesting and entertaining exhibits to explore, along with fun things to do when you and your family come to visit Sharpe’s Pottery Museum

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Please enquire for conference hire

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

* Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 4.30pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 10am - 4.30pm
Saturday 10am - 4.30pm
Sunday 10am - 2pm

Last admission 4pm. Please contact for Christmas and New Year Opening times.
Spring & Summer Bank hoildays open 10-3pm

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the M42 leave at Junction 11 following the A444 towards Burton-on-Trent. Follow signs for Swadlincote - turning right at the roundabout at Cadley Hill. Continue to next traffic island & turn right - signed Church Gresley - Hearthcote Road & proceed for approx. 2 miles & turn right towards the Rink Industrial Estate. As the road bends to the left, Sharpe's is on the left-hand side. Follow the road around to the right & park behind Sharpe's in the public car park.From the A50 leave at Junction 3 signed Swadlincote.Take the A514 (signed Melbourne & Swadlincote). Continue on the A514 through Ticknall & Hartshone, following signs for Swadlincote. Continue on the A514 over the A511 roundabout still following signs for Swadlincote. Straight over at the mini-roundabout into Civic Way. At the large roundabout (Sainsbury's) turn left up the hill & then left into West Street. Sharpe's is on the lefthand side when the road bends to the right. Park behind Sharpe's in the public car park.Accessible by Public Transport: Burton upon Trent station is 7 miles away.

Follow us

What's Nearby

  1. Oaklands Country Lodges

    Three beautifully styled and smartly furnished timber lodges surrounded by an acre of…

    9.85 miles away
  2. The Cow at Dalbury Lees

    THE COW AT DALBURY – is a small luxury country inn offering 12 individually designed…

    11.16 miles away
  3. Wildhive at Callow Hall

    Callow Hall is the first hotel from Wildhive, a new boutique hospitality brand deeply…

    18.8 miles away
  4. The Grooms Quarters

    Tranquil setting, superb views, bordering the Peak District National Park. Many original…

    19.35 miles away
  1. Landal Sandybrook

    Landal Sandybrook provides luxury self catering lodges (some with hot tubs) on our 5 star…

    19.41 miles away
  2. Shining Cliff Hostel

    Shining Cliff hostel is a unique self catering accommodation situated off-road in the…

    20.26 miles away
  3. Alton Towers Hotel

    This unique hotel is themed around the incredible explorer Sir Algenon, who has made the…

    20.27 miles away
  4. Stainsborough Hall

    Stainsborough Hall and its five independent holiday cottages provides a beautiful base…

    20.91 miles away
  5. Weathericks and Bradstone

    Two charming 5-star cottages set in beautiful countryside with spectacular views over…

    21.28 miles away
  6. Dovedale Manor & The Coach House

    Dovedale Manor is a 13 bed all ensuite property for up to 37 guests situated in…

    21.41 miles away
  7. Tom's Barn and Douglas' Barn

    Two Five Star imaginatively converted barns in a peaceful rural village setting: the…

    22.79 miles away
  8. Hoe Grange Holidays

    Four award winning log cabins set on working farm with stunning views of the White Peak…

    23.15 miles away
  9. Hoe Grange Gorgeous Glamping Pods and Gypsy Caravan.

    Go glamping in style with stunning views of the Peak District countryside through the…

    23.15 miles away
  10. Church Farm Holiday Cottages

    A warm and cosy welcome awaits you, any time of the year, at Church Farm Holiday Cottages…

    23.68 miles away
  11. Hodgkinson's Hotel

    Hodgkinsons a truly unique, historic hotel with 8 individually designed rooms offers a…

    23.99 miles away
  12. Gulliver’s Kingdom Resort – Themed Accommodation

    Gulliver’s Kingdom Resort is home to a fabulous selection of self-contained family…

    24 miles away
Previous Next

Related

SwadlincoteSwadlincote, SwadlincoteSwadlincote at the heart of The National Forest, home to Sharpe's Pottery Museum and Cornishware is ideally located between the A511 and A444.