Whilst with us you can learn the history of Dartington Crystal in the Audio Visual Theatre and then follow the Dartington Timeline from 1967 to present day. And see how the first peices of glass were made in our museum section.
Watch our talented expert Master Engraver, Nick Davey create award winning works of Art; Choose a special piece for yourself or loved ones and have it personalised with a personal message or motif. You can watch the live demonstration of glassmaking and try the many hands-on activities we have to offer...
We offer a great Shopping destination with a host of brands to choose from. The fantastic selection of Dartington brands at bargain prices, The all new Dartington Kitchen & Home Store and Homewares section which has lots to offer such as interiors, soft furnishings & gifts, it certainly is the perfect place to shop and all under one roof with many other brands such as Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Portmeirion, T & G Woodware, Heathcote & Ivory, there is even The all year round Christmas Shop.
Whilst here why not pop into our Pavilion Cafe where you can choose from a great selection of freshly prepared light lunches from locally sourced fresh produce.
We extend a warm welcome to all our visitors. Our site is fully accessible to all visitors but parts of the Factory Experience include stairs, therefore access may be difficult for some.
Visitors Centre & Shops
Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Monday - Friday 9.30am - 4.00pm (Last Entry 3.15pm)
March - September 9.30am - 4.30pm
October - November 9.30am - 4.00pm
December - February 10.30am - 3.30pm
Weekends all year round 10.30am - 3.30pm
Devon Ginspiration Bar
Monday - Friday 12.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday - Sunday 12.00am - 4.00pm
[Factory Experience is open Monday - Friday only. Details available here.]
Opening times for all of the above may be subject to seasonal changes. Please call before your visit - Bank Holidays and Winter Openings may apply.
Senior Citizens £8.50
Children (up to 16) FREE (max five children with every full paying adult)
Admission price includes entry to the Visitor Centre and Factory Experience.
Telephone: 01805 626262
Back by popular demand: FREE entry into our Visitor Centre and Factory Tour through the whole of November and December!
Take some time to browse the Visitor Centre as you learn about the fascinating Dartington history before meandering around the Factory Tour. Here you can gain a real insight into the art of glass making as you watch the skilled craftsmen hard at work. As an all-weather attraction with lots to see and do, a trip to Dartington Crystal will tick all the boxes for the whole family.
In addition to FREE entry, we are also running a fantastic Buy 1 Get an Extra Cast FREE on our hand casting from 1st November – 19th December. The offer provides a duplicate on the original piece only and excludes engraving and boxes. Booking is advisable to avoid disappointment on busy days. Please call 01805 626242 to book your spot.
In addition to FREE entry throughout November and December, you can also buy 1 get an extra cast FREE on our hand castings from the 1st November - 19th December.
Please note that this offer provides a duplicate on the original piece only and excludes engraving and boxes. Booking is advisable to avoid disappointment on busy days. Please call 01805 626242 to book your spot.
By first taking an impression in sand we can create a glass cast of a hand. Capturing this moment in time provides a lovely memento which can also make a great gift – especially at this time of year.
Our Factory Tour & hand casting is available Mon – Fri and the Visitor Centre, Factory Shop and Pavilion Café are open 7 days a week.
Grab a bargain in our winter sale, which kicks off on the 17th November!
Just in time for Christmas, our winter sale features fantastic offers on some beautifuly pieces of Dartington Crystal such as:
(All slightly imperfect - while stocks last)
There will also be special offers on other brands such as Portmeirion, Price's Candles, Heathcote & Ivory and our selection of books and toys.
Register to receive £5 voucher for our Factory Experience
*£2.50 off entry to the Visitors Centre & Factory Experience. Can only be used on entry to the Factory Experience.
£2.50 saving in our Crystal Shop. Visitors paying to enter the Factory Experience will also receive £2.50 money off voucher redeemable in our Glass Shop.
Applies to Dartington Crystal & Glass products only.
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