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The Ugly Duckling

  • Newbury
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Attraction Information

Grab a coffee and enjoy quality time with the kids at The Ugly Duckling pottery painting coffee house. Conveniently located on the High Street, in the heart of Newbury, the studio is easy to get to and squeeze into your busy day. Plus, it’s an activity that won’t break the bank, so why not give it a try!

There is something for everyone at The Ugly Duckling! Take your pick from a selection of pottery items, including plates, bowls, clocks and various adorable figurines. Sit at your cosy table and get down to work on your new creative project. The atmosphere is family-friendly with smiles all around.

Once you’ve painting your colourful masterpiece, the staff will take the finished piece for firing and glazing. There’s about 7 days waiting time but by the end of the week you’ll have your shiny new item ready to take home!

  • Enjoy fun and relaxing pottery painting
  • For any age or budget!
  • Paint-A-Story' sessions every Wednesday
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Opening hours

Monday to Saturday 08:30 - 17:30
Sunday 10:00 - 16:30

Last Entry

30 minutes before attraction closes


Pay for what you paint!

Travel & Contact Information


2-3 Bartholomew Street, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5LL, England

Phone number

01635 523778



Click here to visit The Ugly Duckling's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

The Kennet Centre is the closest car park (a 2 minute walk away).

Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

The Ugly Duckling has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

There are baby food facilities available.

Yes, snacks are available.

Yes, The Ugly Duckling is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, The Ugly Duckling have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome

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