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House of Marbles

Visitor Centre

Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9DS

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About Us

With a nod to the past and an eye on the future.. Welcome to House of Marbles
At House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass we have been manufacturing our unusual range of games, toys, marbles and glassware since 1973. Visitors to our beautiful Devon site can enjoy museums of glass, games, marbles and pottery. Watch exciting glassblowing, see marvellous marble runs and browse our beautiful shops. Have fun in the games garden and indulge in a hot drink and cake, breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea in our fully licenced restaurant. With free parking and free entry, a visit to us is perfect whatever the weather and for all ages.

Opening Times: Monday to Saturday 9am – 5pm, Sunday 10am – 5pm.

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Easter Sunday.


Guide Prices

FREE entrance / no admission fees


30th Mar 2018 - 30th Mar 2018

31st Mar 2018 - 31st Mar 2018

2nd Apr 2018 - 2nd Apr 2018

House of Marbles 2018 Easter Brass Rubbing Trail LaunchEaster Brass Rubbing TrailHouse of Marbles is bringing a fun new Brass Rubbing Trail to its site in Bovey Tracey this year. Launching this Good Friday with a special Easter treat over the Bank Holiday weekend, it will be a permanent fixture from 30th March 2018 onwards. Children and families will be able to take part for...
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Recent Reviews:

  • Rebekah J
    Trip Type:
    Hidden gem
    4 of 5 stars
    16th Mar 2018
    Went here purely because they had a penny press machine but it turned out to be a fab couple of hours even without kids!found it too easy to stare at the massive marble run they have just watching... Read full review
  • WalkingWestwood
    Trip Type:
    Not Lost There Marbles
    5 of 5 stars
    12th Mar 2018
    Great food great service, and great value, staff bend over backwards for you, I recommend a deal they have were you get a round of sandwiches a cream tea and a large piece of cake for a tenner, we... Read full review
  • Alph
    Trip Type:
    Second visit
    5 of 5 stars
    27th Feb 2018
    Visited her quite a while ago and thoroughly enjoyed reading the history of this amazing place. Child's paradise and memories of my childhood with 3 brothers who played marbles. Enjoy a coffee with... Read full review


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Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Key Features

  • Families
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Bristol Pound Accepted
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Free car parking
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site parking or valet parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Open All Year
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

2018 Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Please note that on Sundays, we are open from 10 am but unable to start serving until 11 am due to Sunday trading laws.

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This Official Tourism Website is managed by the English Riviera BID Company Ltd.
Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
Telephone 01803 211211

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