Opening Times

Open Monday - Saturday: 10.00-17.00
Sundays 11.00-16.00*

Open Monday - Saturday: 10.00-17.00

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Open on all other Bank Holidays

Visitors please note: last admission to the museum is always 30 minutes before closing.

Guided Tours 2019

These are drop-in tours usually taking place at the Pottery every Wednesday & Friday at 10.30am.

Subject to staff availability and visitor numbers. Please ring ahead on 01736 799703 for confirmation.

Additional tours may be possible by arrangement.

Centering clay on the wheel

Centering clay on the wheel

Museum Admissions

Full Price: £6
Concessions (inc' over 60s): £5
Under 18:FREE

FREE Entry to the Shop and Entrance Gallery

Annual Membership (includes supporting us and repeat Admission for the year) from £15.

Group/school visits

Local’s Pass

Gift Aid: If you are a UK tax payer you can claim GIFT AID on the price of your ticket by filling out a simple form. This will give you FREE repeat entry for a year.

Art Pass: 7 Day Pass to visit 6 galleries in Cornwall available onsite. Full Price £18, Concession £14



The Leach Pottery is located at Higher Stennack (on the B3306) on the upper outskirts of the town of St Ives, Cornwall.

  • FROM THE A30: Follow the brown signs for Tate St Ives.  At the Penzance/Zennor junction on the B3306 continue following the road down towards St Ives.  The Leach Pottery is on the right, after the fire Station.

  • FROM ST IVES TOWN CENTRE: Follow the main road up the hill from Royal Square (opposite the Royal Cinema).  Two minutes by car or a twenty minute walk.


The Leach Pottery, Higher Stennack, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2HE
Tel: 01736 799703



There is limited parking (7 spaces) at the Leach Pottery site including 2 Disabled Parking bays (Sat Nav: TR26 2HE)

  • Our free overflow parking can be found at St John’s in the fields church (50 spaces), approximately 4 minutes walk from the pottery (We have a formal arrangement with the church) (Sat Nav-TR26 2FB)

Additional Parking Options

  • Nearest public car park is at Trenwith (Pay & Display) next to St Ives Leisure Centre, approximately 6 minutes walk from the Pottery

  • A large paying car park is also available at the St Ives Rugby Club grounds approximately 5 minutes from the Pottery (Sat Nav: TR26 1ER).


Access Information

We have tried to provide more detail about access on site to help with your visit.

  • All public areas are accessible to wheel chairs and pushchairs and people with limited mobility.

  • There are ramps for entrance into the shop and disabled parking bays in the onsite car park.

  • Wheelchair –friendly toilets are situated in the museum entrance space with baby change facilities.

  • There is a wheel-chair friendly lift for access from the old museum to the newer part of the site where the Cube Gallery is situated.

  • We are a dog friendly museum.