Mix and Match pottery is something Nicholas Mosse has always believed in

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 Nicholas Mosse Riverside Café and Terrace on the banks of the river Nore provide a wonderful setting for lunch and freshly baked scones making this a must for visitors.

  • One of Irelands best-loved craft workshops
  • Watch the ceramics being formed and decorated
  • Browse through the extensive Irish Country Shop
  • Open 40 years using an old Irish technique called ‘Spongeware’
  • Famous for its use of ecologically friendly processes

Open Daily Year Round

See website for opening times.


Admission Prices:

Admission is Free


Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility and other useful information.

DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Much loved cafe available on site

SHOPPING: ‘Seconds Quality’ pottery area. Worldwide shipping

PARKING: Free Parking

Getting There

10 mins south of Kilkenny Castle Exit 9 off the M9, follow signs for Bennettsbridge, 3 miles close by

Map Location: 52.589587, -7.185375
Contact Nicholas Mosse Pottery

Bennetsbridge, Kilkenny, Ireland

Eircode: R95 CK71
T: +353 (0)56 772 7505
E: sales@nicholasmosse.com
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