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Reckless Designs

Hand made pottery, finished in an array of underglaze colours, oxides and precious onglaze lustres. Paint your own pot and craft parties.

Attraction in or near Coleford


Established in 1991. Reckless Designs – makers of smart ceramics for people who demand superior pots at sensible prices.

Completely made in Britain. Enjoyed around the globe.

Hand made pottery, finished in an array of underglaze colours, oxides and precious onglaze lustres. Based in the beautiful Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

Our shop carries our full range of products, and we always welcome visitors.

Why not make a day of it? Come and browse through our ceramics range and enjoy a day out in this area of outstanding natural beauty. You can even come and Paint Your Own!

Reckless Crafts

Get creative and book on to one of our craft sessions with Kevin and Anne-Marie as an individual or as a group.

We can seat up to 20, great for birthdays, get togethers, family gatherings, brownies, school groups, pensioners, corporate, hens or just for fun.

A minimum of 10 people required for workshops to run.

Something for everyone!

We provide soft drinks and parties may bring along nibbles and alcohol for the adult bookings, we do not do catering.

Paint your own pottery

We have a great range of blank pottery to put your own stamp on. Ranging from large vases and jugs to money boxes and mugs. You can set a price maximum, this is best for kids as they still get a good choice, all within the budget - the minimum spend is just £8 per head.

Tutu making

A great fun filled session for both adults and children wanting to make their own tutu. Choose from an array of funky bright colours and finish up with your very own Tutu to take home. No sewing/needles required – safe for all ages - £12 per person.

Opening Times

  • ​Monday - closed
  • Tuesday to Friday - 09.30 to 17.00
  • Saturday - 09.30 to 12.00


  • Arts and Crafts
  • Attraction
  • Children welcome
  • Families
  • Free
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Group Activities
  • Rainy Days
  • Shopping
  • Wheelchair access


17 Gloucester Road
GL16 8BH
O/S Ref: SO 576 108

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Situated in the centre of Coleford on the Gloucester Road.

  • Coleford