The Clay Studio
1 High Street
Dorset BH23 1AE
Tel: 01202 475000
Mobile: 07888 666718 (please use during
opening hours only)
Please note that messages are
much better sent by e-mail than Facebook or Twitter.
Booking is not necessary for
painting. However, we recommend booking if you are planning
to bring a group of four or more so that we can ensure there is
appropriate seating allocated.
The Clay Studio
are located in the High Street close to the Fountain Roundabout. Buses stop
in the High Street (outside Waitrose on Mondays) and it is a short walk
to the town centre car parks. If you travel by Yellow Bus show
your ticket or Glo-Card and your Studio Fee is free.
Christchurch railway station is a few
minutes walk along Bargates.
We have limited complimentary car
parking for our visitors adjacent to The Clay Studio available
on a first-come basis. Please ensure you park in one of our four
clearly-marked spaces (26-29) which are against the wall adjacent to Sopers Lane.
Do not park in non-marked spaces or those belonging to other
businesses, as these are
allocated to other businesses or residents, unless our staff
You should let one of our staff know
your registration number as soon as you arrive so
that you can be logged as an authorised visitor. Your free
parking is only valid while you are in The Clay Studio. Cars that are not
logged in will be given a Penalty Charge Notice by wardens. The
car park is patrolled by the wardens regularly 24/7 and
illegally, badly parked cars or those not logged in will receive a
Penalty Charge Notice.
There are a number of public
car parks within easy walking distance including Bank
(behind Marks & Spencer), Waitrose, Saxon Square, Wick
Lane and others. These are all run by Christchurch
Borough Council and are chargeable.