1200 Centigrade

Donald & Heather live and work from their home in Portaferry. Donald creates hand thrown jugs and bowls, decorated with underglaze painted designs on porcelain. Also garden sculpture. Heather hand makes porcelain buttons, beads and brooches, which she then decorates with underglaze colour.
Donald is a member of The Craft Council of Ireland. Work is also available from ‘The Port’ Portaferry – Co-operative Art and Craft shop and ‘Bluebeans’ in Castlewellan.
Short workshops can be arranged for visitors – jewellery, sculpture and hand throwing. Easter to September opening.

Not suitable for wheelchair users. There are a few steps up to the pottery.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Free. Cheques and cash accepted. Euros accepted. Currently no facility for accepting debit or credit cards.


from £5 - £75

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Portaferry Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

From Newtownards, take the main A20 road to Portaferry. Take the 2nd road on the right after Kircubbin (approx 5 miles) signposted, ‘Lough Cowey.’ Turn left at t-junction on to Mountain Road, over the hill you will come to a small white cottage No.4, on the right with foliage over the door, park in the yard beyond the cottage and follow the signs.
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Contact Details

4A Mountain Road
County Down
BT22 1PL

Tel: (028) 4272 8888