Local Craft & Tea Room

Burngate Stone Carving Centre - Sculpture
The Centre has a permanent gallery of sculpture, showcasing stone carving work from local and visiting tutors.

The Centre supports established and emerging artists in the Isle of Purbeck and we have a variety of local crafts for sale, including a large choice of locally made cards.

If you are looking for something unique or just that special gift, come and see us at Burngate.


Carlotta Barrow, Mick Bebbington, Anna Bowen, Ian Ching, Alan Davis, Debbie Handy, Sarah Moore, Mark Norman, Val Quinn, Roger Mordaunt and Jigger Stockley.

Arts and Crafts

Carlotta Barrow, Robin Claridge, Brendan and Kim Gallagher, Torocko, Heather Dring, Anne Elford, Heather Gibbons, Judy Robson, Di Quinn and many more.

Burngate Stone Carving Centre - Tearoom
The small, friendly tearoom serves a variety of teas, coffee, homemade Dorset apple cake, snacks and local Purbeck Ice cream.

Enjoy the peace and quiet in the heart of the working Purbeck Stone landscape whilst enjoying the stunning views of the Jurassic coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Centre hire

Hire the Centre for your own exhibition, craft fair, seminar or course. This unique venue has superb all-weather facilities making it an ideal location for that special event, any time of the year.

Burngate Stone Carving Centre - Tearoom
  • The workshops both have electricity points and the main workshop has a wood burner, providing warmth in the colder months.
  • Banker Hire
  • Display boards are available
  • Toilet
  • Disabled access
  • Kitchen area (tea/coffee making facilities), microwave and toaster.
  • Support and assistance from office staff if necessary.
Visit the Photo Gallery for some fantastic stone carving photographs
Buy Vouchers

    You can purchase Burngate vouchers, and redeem them against any scheduled courses - available for the amount of your choice

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Our Tutors

Our tutors are highly experienced, trained and friendly. They will teach you everythig you need to know

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Group Bookings

Fantastic deals for groups

Please contact the Centre to discuss special group discounts for 10 people or more

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