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Historic Site, free entry

Pot House Hamlet

Pot House Hamlet


South Yorkshire,
S75 4JU


Pot House Hamlet is a day out for all the family. Located only 2 miles from the M1 in the Yorkshire countryside.

Walk along Silkstone beck down the ancient wagon way, feed the ducks, bring a picnic to have on the table over Silkstone beck on the bridge under the Oak trees. Have a snack, meal, champagne, tea or coffee at the Potting Shed Cafe, or a treat from the ice cream parlour. Wander around the plant nursery or look at the fine furnishings in the converted mill now called the Watershed. See the national ancient monument, where the water wheel used to be, and much more.

At Pot House Hamlet there are disabled toilet facilities, baby changing facilities, adequate car parking, and disabled access. Opening hours are slightly different for each business but essentially: 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week.

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Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic siteAccepts groups

Disabled access


Free entry


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Map reference: SE 292057  Lat: 53.54800 Long: -1.56020

By Road:
From the M1 motorway exit at jct 37. Follow the A628 to Manchester for approximately two miles. Follow the brown tourist signs for Pot House Hamlet which will take you right into Silkstone village. Pot House Hamlet is at the bottom of the hill on the left just below Silkstone Church.

By Public Transport:
From the train station, walk down Cone Lane towards Silkstone village. At Silkstone cross go straight over the cross roads onto Silkstone high street. When you reach the Ring O'bells pub on the right hand side and Silkstone stocks, take a left on the foot path called the historic wagon way behind the pub. After 3 minutes walk on the wagon way with Silkstone Beck to your right you will arrive at Pot House Hamlet.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
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