An old mill on the riverbank is home to one of Ireland’s best-loved craft workshops, Nicholas Mosse Pottery.
Explore its history, watch the ceramics being formed and decorated, browse through the extensive Irish Country Shop (filled with all sorts of necessary items and gifts for country lovers!) or book a tour to get up close to the action.
Going strong after 40 years, Nick and his team of local craftspeople use an old Irish technique called ‘Spongeware’ to create their charming range of pottery.
The pottery is also famous for its use of ecologically friendly processes, from hydro electricity to recycling and upcycling every bit of material. The café, the riverside seating and even the goats make this a must for visitors to Kilkenny.
Open Daily Year Round
Monday to Saturday: 10:00–18:00
Admission Prices 2018
Admission is Free
Prebooked Tours €7pp
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Much loved cafe available on site
SHOPPING: ‘Seconds Quality’ pottery area. Worldwide shipping
PARKING: Free Parking
10 mins south of Kilkenny Castle Exit 9 off the M9, follow signs for Bennettsbridge, 3 miles close by
Bennetsbridge, Kilkenny, Ireland
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