House Of Marbles
House Of Marbles
The Old Pottery, Pottery Road
Tel: +44 (0) 1626 835 285
At House of Marbles near Bovey Tracey there are lots of fun and fascinating things to do.
The Marble museum has historic collections and rare marbles with in depth explanations of how marbles are made and a marvellous collection of board games, marble games and bagatelles, from the early 1600's.
There are six fantastic Marble runs with the House of Marbles boasting that 'Snooki' is the largest marble run in the UK and possibly the world! It is easy to lose an hour watching 'Snooki' at work.
In the Games garden you can enjoy the fresh air playing with skittles, giant chess, marble rings and other family favourites including?giant Jericho.?
Wandering through to the Glass blowing factory you can enjoy a bird's eye view from the viewing gallery of highly skilled craftsmen at work. Ask about hand and feet castings and glass making courses.
Then into the Glass museum where you can explore the 4000 year history of glass - how it's produced and what craftsmen have made over the centuries.
Stop for refreshment at The Old Pottery Cafe and Restaurant? serving everything from a full English breakfast and a huge range of cakes, coffees and teas to snacks and superb three course lunches.
Last but certainly not least there is the amazing gift Shop - The whole House of Marbles range is on display alongside beautiful items sourced from around the world. Toys, games, puzzles and pastimes, furniture and accessories for the home, ladies clothes and luxuries, presents for men, the glass gallery and more. With the factory clearance shop selling seconds and practice pieces and any production over runs.
The parking is free and there is no entrance fee, so what are you waiting for? Get along to Bovey Tracey for a taste of the House of Marbles experience.
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