Best Arts and Crafts In Dorset

We've rounded up the best arts and crafts in Dorset in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 9 Dorset arts and crafts to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including indoor and soft play areas. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the arts and crafts we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Doodles Play Cafe

  • Sherborne
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Enjoy some downtime with the family ay Doodles Play Cafe - a lovely, cosy cafe where you can unwind with a cuppa while your totos play safely in a sp...

The Clay Studio

  • Christchurch
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

The Clay Studio is a contemporary pottery painting studio. This is ideal for all the family to enjoy quality time together in a relaxing and inspirat...

Flying Saucers Pottery Painting Cafe

  • Warminster
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Flying Saucers is a pottery painting cafe welcoming families and children of all ages to come and have some messy fun with beautiful results! Simply...

Inspired

  • Taunton
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Get crafty this week at Inspired, and you will have tonnes of fun without having to worry about cleaning up. Inspired is a family run store full of a...

The Holbourne Museum

  • Bath
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Holbourne Museum is for those visiting with children it's best to first note that although it may sound a little dry" for kids, there are actuall...

Calbourne Water Mill and Rural Museum

  • Calbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Set in 10 acres of scenic rural landscape the Calbourne Water Mill is one of the oldest working water mills in the UK, dating back to the Domesday Bo...

Flying Saucers The Painting Pottery Cafe

  • Bristol
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Flying Saucers is Bristol's largest and only dedicated Painting Pottery Cafe. There are over 100 pottery items to choose from to sit and paint and on...

Arreton Craft Barns

  • Arreton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Arts and Crafts

The Arreton Craft Barns is a free attraction boasting a huge range of craft shops to peruse, most with options to see the craftsmen making their trad...

Wot Pots

  • Bristol
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

A little pottery studio based in the former Westbury-on-Trym Widlife Park. They run a range of fun and inspiring clay workshops, pottery painting ses...

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