• Language
    Language

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

Already saved an Itinerary?

Potters Barn

Type:Tea Room/Coffee Shop

Church Street, Ribchester, Lancashire, PR3 3YE

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 148 reviews148 reviews

Tel: 01254 878431

Add Potters Barn to your Itinerary

Potters Barn, Ribchester
We are delighted to announce we are a finalist in the Lancashire Red Rose Awards in the Rural Business of the Year category.

Potters Barn is situated in the heart of the Roman village of Ribchester. Set in a beautiful old barn with a secret garden and warming log fire in winter. We believe in serving healthy, wholesome, home made food. We also support different dietary requirements. Alongside the cafe we do pottery painting which can be done anytime, with lots to choose from. Please enquire about our party packages. Also come and look at our little gift shop. Get a unique gift with lovely home ideas to share it or keep to yourself.

We endorse Fairtrade and support other local businesses when sourcing ingredients and products. We are on the Lancashire cycle route and are a popular destination with walkers. With the River Ribble flowing through the village and the amazing children's park opposite the cafe, what's not to visit!

Throughout the year, we do hold several events, including quarterly acoustic nights, wine tasting and tapas, story telling and knit and natter every Thursday 2pm to 4pm. You will always receive a warm, friendly welcome at Potters Barn.

A ramp can be provided if required for entrance (where there is just one step) to Potters Barn - please just ask. There is a large council car park opposite where there are public toilets.

Opening Times

Open New Year
Potter Barn (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Closed on Mondays November to March

Winter closing at 4:30pm

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Cafe/Tearoom Award Lancashire Cafe/Tearoom Award 2017

Directions

Road Directions

Ribchester is on the bus route from Chipping and Blackburn

Public Transport Directions

From Longridge, follow signs to Ribchester. The cafe is situated by brown tourist signs in the village and from the Ribchester junction of the A59.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities - Large council car park nearby
  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Ramp to main entrance - Ramp available if required
  • Steps to main entrance - One step
  • Toilets for disabled visitors - Nearby council owned public toilets

Catering

  • Cater For Vegetarians
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Highchairs

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Live music - Live music when special events held

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi available

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      106
    • Very Good
      24
    • Average
      8
    • Poor
      5
    • Terrible
      5

    Recent Reviews:

      Follow Us

      What's Nearby

      What's Nearby

      What's Nearby

      1. Potters Barn

        Come for a delicious homemade cake and fairtrade tea / coffee or a bowl of soup with our…

        0 miles away
      2. Ribchester Roman Bath House

        Although long disused, it is still possible to see the remains of the sweating room…

        0.14 miles away
      1. Stydd Gardens

        Stydd Gardens is not a typical garden centre. Set amidst the gardens you will find a…

        0.48 miles away
      2. Mrs Dowsons Visitor Centre & Farm

        Become a farmer for the day at Mrs Dowsons as you help feed the farm animals and join one…

        1.89 miles away
      3. The Palace Cinema

        A vintage cinema in the market town of Longridge. Experience cinema as it should be: red…

        2.96 miles away
      4. The Old Station Longridge

        A great place to visit and gather information about the history of the area and local…

        3.15 miles away
      5. Samlesbury Hall

        Built in 1325 Samlesbury Hall is steeped in fascinating history, retaining its original…

        3.35 miles away
      6. Stonyhurst College

        One of the largest buildings in the North West. This magnificent 16thC manor house is…

        3.39 miles away
      7. Northcote Cookery School

        A warm welcome from Head Tutor Bruno and Junior Tutor Emma will set you raring to get…

        3.4 miles away
      8. Stonyhurst Enterprises

        Their history, character and unique setting makes Stonyhurst College one of the most…

        3.51 miles away
      9. The Bee Centre

        Enter the incredible world of the honeybee at The Bee Centre. The visitor centre is full…

        3.57 miles away
      10. Spot On Rural Touring Network

        Spot On is Lancashire’s rural touring network. Every year we work with local communities…

        4.49 miles away
      11. Corporation Park

        Corporation Park (18 ha) is a traditional Victorian park close to the centre of Blackburn…

        4.49 miles away
      12. King George's Hall

        King George's Hall in the centre of Blackburn, is one of the area's premier live…

        4.7 miles away
      13. Brockholes Nature Reserve

        Whether it’s on the iconic floating Visitor Village or out on the 250 acre nature…

        4.72 miles away
      Previous Next

      Related

      Potters Barn, RibchesterPotters Barn, RibchesterCome for a delicious homemade cake and fairtrade tea / coffee or a bowl of soup with our homemade Artisan Bread. Let your creative juices flow by creating your unique piece of pottery and have a fun afternoon painting.

      Sign up for e-newsletter

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss

      Don't Miss