Nob Creek Pottery is a working studio producing fine traditional ceramics and is run by Steve Bishopric (professional potter for 35 years) and Sue McBurnie (ceramic artist and art teacher). The pottery, established in 1980, is set on 10 hectares in the heart of the Byfield Forest.
Visitors can meet the potters, see the workshops, explore the extensive galleries, picnic in the tropical gardens and enjoy the natural bush walks. You can view the rare Byfield Fern (
Nob Creek Pottery is one of the largest displays of hand made craft work in the country. The galleries feature the nationally acclaimed work of Steve and the resident potters, along with 50 exhibitors from around Australia, Vietnam and Bali. A wide range of functional pottery is available directly from the studio.
The majority of the work produced is reduction fired stoneware but Steve also specialises in
Byfield can be accessed from either Yeppoon or Rockhampton. From Yeppoon, follow the road to Byfield which is 37km (half an hour drive) north of Yeppoon, via the
Nob Creek Pottery also offers exclusive accommodation with the Byfield Mountain Retreat. This fully
Other Byfield attractions close to Nob Creek Pottery include Ferns Hideaway, the Byfield Store Bush Cafe and Waterpark Eco Tours. The Byfield National Park and State Forest Parks in the area offer excellent picnic, BBQ, swimming and camping facilities. Coaches and social groups are welcome with demonstrations and tours available with bookings.