Verwood Museum Trust - Dorset UK.

  (Registered Charity No. 1067952)UK.
VHHC-
(Pottery Museum and Coffee Shop).

Heathland Heritage Centre

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All Weather Attraction     Free Car Park     Cafe - Light Refreshments      Wheelchair Access      Toilets     Disabled Toilets

Tea, various Coffees, Hot Chocolate, soft drinks, biscuits, toasted Tea Cakes, locally home made cakes and Scones with Cream and Jam are available daily at reasonable prices.
Seating currently available both indoors and outdoors.
The Museum (entry free) and Coffee Shop will normally open as follows - but special events may have extended hours :-


09:30 a.m. - noon. Monday - Saturday
Closed Sunday.

 

Entry to Museum and coffee shop is FREE.


 

Wooden block of VHHC made by Ray Reeks


 

The "Verwood Heathland Heritage Centre" project has preserved and restored a unique Primitive Country Pottery workshop, providing a Heritage Centre focusing on the Dorset Heathland and local Crafts. The picture shows the Centre pictured from Ferrett's Green.

The Exhibition Area, contained in the original Potters' Workshop, has been extended for further Exhibition Space and a Research Centre. This extension was opened on the 13th June 2005 by the Marquess of Salisbury. 

The Initial Phase was also officially opened by the Rt. Hon, the Viscount Cranborne (now the Marquess of Salisbury), Patron of the Centre, on Friday 28th February 2003.

The Coffee Shop and a Gift Shop serves Tea, Filter Coffee, Hot Chocolate, soft drinks, biscuits and locally home made cakes at reasonable prices and in a convivial atmosphere.

Open to all!

The centre serves all whatever their age, beliefs and culture.  There is wheelchair access to all the public areas of the building.

There is no entrance charge.

How can I help? 

Become a "Friend of  Verwood Heathland Heritage Centre" and offer your time, services, knowledge, expertise. Due to its success more help is always needed for people to work in the Coffee Shop and act as Stewards.

Please contact the Verwood Heritage Centre on: +44 (0)1202 900207 (during opening hours)

Subscriptions to funds and sponsorship always welcome. Gift Aid can be applied to private and business donations.


  Contact Info.
Telephone:-

+44 (0)1202 900207 (often not manned, please email or visit.)

Opening_Hrs:- (09:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday)
Address:- The Potters Wheel, Manor Way, Verwood, Dorset. UK - BH31 6HF
Email:- trustees @ verwoodhhc.org.uk
secretary @ verwoodhhc.org.uk
heritagecentre @ verwood.org (remove spaces) - or the webmaster.
 

 Published Books on Verwood.

 

A book was published in 2010,

"Memorial Hall Jubilee Book"

which recounts

50 years of memories and anecdotes

with photos, some in colour,

of the Verwood Memorial Hall.

   

 

The Book "Verwood - Village to Town".

Priced at 10
A FEW COPIES ARE STILL AVAILABLE
 
from
Verwood Heathland Heritage Centre

   


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