See how Fine Bone China is made at Royal Crown Derby

Derby, Derbyshire

Royal Crown Derby is the oldest surviving manufacturer of fine bone china, see how they work their magic.

Experience a Royal Crown Derby factory tour and see how each item of the unique English Fine Bone China is made and watch in wonder how the artisans create the beautiful pieces that are cherished throughout the world.

The behind the scenes tours are taken by informative and friendly guides who can help you truely appreciate the care and attention that goes into every piece and explain in detail about each stage of the manufacturing process.  It takes years to train to achieve perfection and each piece undergoes the highest critical quality checks along the way before producing amazingly detailed china lavishly embossed with liquid gold applied lovingly by the finest of paint-brushes. 

Don't forget to visit the Factory Shop before you leave or enjoy a cream tea in the 1750 Tearoom.

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