The Plant Centre is attractively located within the gardens and offers a good selection of hardy plants, many of which are grown at our own nursery.
Our Birdhouse Tearoom has just won the Gold award for the “Greatest Catering Team” in a uk garden centre seating under 150 seats.
The kitchen garden is a working garden where we grow herbs, salads and fruit for the Birdhouse Tearoom.
Sundays programme of events: 11am – Pot Planting Demonstration with Emma Emmerson 11am – 2pm A drop-in workshop for our Wee Woodsiders (childrens event) – “Fill your boots” – bring in a pair of old boots for a fun planting session! Wellies, walking boots or any other sort of boot will do, just bring them [ Read More ]
We have a packed programme of events this weekend with music, food, stalls, advice and of course lots and lots of plants! The programme for Saturday is: 11am – Vintage Gramophones and records – a presentation by Albert Pattison 12 noon – A traditional hanging basket demonstration and advice session with Karen Lowrie 1pm – [ Read More ]
Join us for a supper at Woodside prepared by guest chef Sukie Barber this Friday 20th May 7-10pm. The supper will take place in a marquee and music will be provided by local duo BonAccord who will entertain us with their own unique blend of gypsy jazz, ragtime and swing – just perfect for an early [ Read More ]
Following the popularity of our multi-purpose Wool Compost (made near Penrith from sheep’s fleece and bracken, we are now delighted to be stocking their Lakeland Gold ( a clay-breaking compost) and their new Ericacous compost, all made with Herdwick sheep’s fleece. All composts have a lovely texture and are a delight to handle, and the Wool [ Read More ]
We are now taking bookings for this years Equestrian Theatre production at Woodside – The Age of Pan. This unique event takes place on 16th July at 7pm in the Woodside Garden. Tickets include a two-course buffet supper. Please phone 01835 830315 for ticket details and to book.
We opened our new venture at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre on 24th March. Our café there is very much tailored towards families, with the offering including ice-creams and lollies, childrens lunch boxes, toasted tascas and a delicious range of cakes handmade in Cumbria. Do pay us a visit and say hello!