Visit the potteries and artisans - and have a go!

The beautiful scenery, glorious light and uncluttered way of life has attracted and inspired artists and craftspeople for hundreds of years. 

Hartland is famous for its pottery but there are also artists and craftspeople of every kind living and working here.  Many have galleries and studios and some offer taster sessions, workshops and longer courses.  Don't miss: Springfield Pottery, run by Philip and Frannie Leach of the great West Country dynasty of Leaches, The No.39 Pottery for fantastic domestic pottery and hands on sessions, Welcombe Pottery for classes, stoneware and glass, the lively White Hare Studio and Gallery for one-off paintings, jewellery and gifts handmade on the premises, James Morley who designs and creates exceptional furniture, Two Harton Manor for Merlyn Chesterman's paintings and woodblock prints and lessons, Rob Seymour's Shoreline Photography to browse and buy original photographic work that is the very essence of sea, shore and sky and last, but by no means least, the unusual Cheristow Lavender for their own range of aromatic toiletries and culinary goods (and excellent cream tea!).

Plus there are regular arts and crafts festivals on and near the Peninsula all year round, see our arts and crafts article on our blog magazine.

  Slipware from Springfield Pottery, one of the many artists and artisans open all







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  • Slipware from Springfield Pottery, Hartland, North Devon
    Philip and Frannie Leach Est 1979 Potters have been making slipware in North Devon for hundreds of years, so when we came to Hartland in 1979 and started up Springfield Pottery we were fortunate to...
  • Silver at Sandymouth, Merlyn Chesterman, 2 Harton Manor, Hartland, North Devon
    Woodblock printer, Merlyn Chesterman is based at Harton Manor in the centre of Hartland. Merlyn trained as a painter at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, and about twelve years ago began woodblock...
  • White Hare Gallery, Hartland - original watercolours, prints, gifts, cards
    White Hare Studio Gallery offers truly unique items made by husband and wife team Clive and Caroline Brocklehurst. With prices to suit all pockets these beautiful items are ideal mementoes of...
  • Hartland Peninsula Coastline by Rob Seymour Photography, Hartland, North Devon.
    Stunning shoreline and seascape photography. Over 35 years of living and working in North Devon has inspired Rob Seymour to create some of the most beautiful and striking photography of this diverse...
  • Sarah Jane Lander has worked as a potter in Hartland for over 20 years.  Recently she has converted the basement of her Hartland family townhouse into a studio and workshop to which...
  • James Morley, bespoke beautiful design, Hartland, North Devon
    Those who wish to adorn their home with beautiful furniture need look no further - commission James for something really special.  James Morley designs and creates contemporary furniture and is...
  • Beautiful stoneware from Welcombe Pottery, nr Hartland, North Devon
    Set in the most fantastic coastal location, right in the heart of the UNESCO designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Welcombe Pottery offers beautiful handmade pottery, glass and clocks to buy...