Looking to pick up a new hobby? In the charming town of Peebles, you can sign up for one of Peebles Pottery’s throwing sessions and get to grips with the pottery wheel to create your own clay bowl to take home!

Where can I learn to throw pottery in the Borders?

Peebles Pottery off-throwing sessions for anyone looking to improve their skills or start learning from scratch.

With friendly staff and a warm environment, this is the perfect way to spend a rainy afternoon developing a new and exciting skill. Book a throwing session via their Facebook page or through their email, with new dates and times available, which are regularly updated also on their Facebook page.

While you’re there, why not pick up a gift for someone? They sell a wide variety of beautiful pieces perfect for Christmas or birthdays, guaranteeing no unwanted socks!

Peebles is only a short distance from Edinburgh, making it a perfect place for a short getaway trip. After making your pottery piece, then make sure to explore this beautiful town! There’s plenty of spectacular scenery, cafes and outdoor activities to make a day out of your trip, including Tweedale Museum & Gallery, the Peebles Art Festival and the Borders Railway.

  • £50 per person
  • Sessions last 2 and a half hours
  • Open 10am-4pm
  • Materials provided
  • Check out the video below for a beginner’s guide to pottery!

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