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Nantgarw China Works Museum

The beautiful porcelain made at Nantgarw has adorned the dining tables of royalty and is now considered so important, it is displayed in museums in London and further afield.

Nantgarw is the only surviving 19th Century porcelain works in the UK.

In the 1800s, thanks to famed painter and artist William Billingsley, produced some of the finest pieces in the world.

Over 200 years later and Nantgarw China Works Museum is a celebration of this fascinating past and a commitment to the modern porcelain and other art forms being developed there.

Explore the original pottery, enjoy a guided tour and see the preserved bottle kilns.

Visit the artist in residence who is keeping the Nantgarw China Works tradition alive in the creation of modern pieces.

Relax in the beautiful tea rooms and visit the gift shop, where you can purchase modern porcelain and also unique jewellery that has been made from the shards of original Nantgarw pieces.

Where: Nantgarw, CF15 7TB

Type: Attractions


  • Accessible (wheelchair access, changing places, disabled facilities)
  • On-site restaurant/café
  • Great for groups
  • Autism Friendly
  • Great for history lovers
  • Free parking

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