Also known as Royal Crown Derby Visitor Centre and Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Visitor Centre, is a wonderful cottage like building that displays beautifully decorated china they produce on the premises. The company manufactures and produces high quality English Fine Bone China for retail purposes. It hires around 200 employees and has been running since 1878. The original company traces back to 1750, however, at a different location on Nottingham Road.
The location comprises of three components which are the factory shop, museum and coffee shop. It is a great place to visit if you’re an enthusiast of British heritage and culture, or you’re a tourist looking for a taste of authentic British traditions. The centre provides guided tours you can book yourself onto at the reception when you visit.
To find Royal Crown Visitor Centre, exit the M1 on junction 25 onto the A52 to Derby. Pay attention to the brown tourist signs on the way that will lead you straight to this attraction. There is free parking at Royal Crown Visitor Centre. Otherwise for our pedestrian visitors, the centre is a mere 15 minute walk from the main train station.
While in Derby, why not dine at one of the many restaurants near Royal Crown Visitor Centre? Go dine's index of places to eat near Royal Crown Visitor Centre offers you menus, photos and customer reviews of everything from pub food to exotic international flavours. Once you've decided which of the restaurants around Royal Crown Visitor Centre you'd like to eat at, you can book a table online for free through Go dine. If you're looking to explore the rest of Derbyshire, our regional pages list the best restaurants in Ashbourne, Bakewell and Buxton.
Did you know The Royal Crown Visitor Centre was granted Royal status by Queen Victoria in 1890?