Welcome to Woodside, an award-winning plant centre & tearoom based in a lovely old walled garden, just north of Jedburgh in the wonderful Scottish Borders.
Woodside is owned and managed by gardening duo Emma and Stephen Emmerson, with help from an enthusiastic and dedicated team of staff. Located within a Victorian Walled Garden, Woodside is home to a large and well-stocked plant centre, filled with plants sourced from Scottish and UK growers. In the summer of 2020 we added a grocery shop and new for 2021 is our aquatics section.
We offer personal shopping appointments between 9 and 10am. If you know you would like additional help in selecting plants for a particular project, or need advice on which pump or size of liner you require, we are happy to take appointments. Just call on 01835 830315 to book your time.
Our cosy Birdhouse Tearoom overlooks our bird-feeding station, where you can enjoy up close views of our garden birds, whilst enjoying a cup of freshly made coffee and delicious home-baking, or a light lunch. Our garden seating area is very popular with tearoom users as the south facing site makes it a sun trap! Dogs on leads are welcome in the garden seating area. We now also offer a takeaway service.
Woodside is open every day, and offers visitors a delightful experience, with our own unique take on a garden centre!
Our final Late Night Shopping Event in the plant centre. Browse in our shop and enjoy our Christmas range of gifts, decorations and luxury foodie gifts. Select your cut or potted Christmas Tree from our range of Scottish grown trees, and purchase a fresh homemade Christmas Wreath. No need to book, just turn up and enjoy a leisurely browse. If you hand over a full loyalty card on any of these Late Night Shopping Evenings you can enjoy a free mulled punch (non-alcoholic version also available) and complimentary homemade mince pie.
Have a seasonal afternoon out and enjoy our NEW Christmas Afternoon Teas served at 3pm Pre-booking only, call 01835 830315 £12.50pp Homemade turkey, cranberry and chestnut sausage roll, smoked salmon sandwich, homemade spiced apple, cranberry and orange scone, slice of Homemade Christmas cake, Millionaires shortbread and a homemade lemon tart with tea or coffee (or a cold drink). Please let us know if you are vegetarian or have special dietary needs. Why not book for afternoon tea and then come and browse in our shop which will be open until 6pm and make an outing of it?
Our popular fortnightly Kailyaird Evening Dining in the Birdhouse Tearoom. The meal will be served at 7pm and include a pre-dinner drink. This will be our three course festive menu and will cost £30pp. Menu details to be confirmed, but will include vegetarian options. Please let us know when booking if you require a gluten free, vegan or dairy free meal or any other allergies and intolerances, and we are happy to cater for you. To reserve a table please call 01830 830315. Tables of 4 people or more will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of £10 per…
Our fortnightly Kailyaird Evening Dining in the Birdhouse Tearoom has a festive feel in this last one before Christmas. The meal will be served at 7pm and includes pre-dinner drinks. Our three course festive menu will cost £30pp. Menu details to be confirmed, but will include vegetarian options. Please let us know when booking if you require a gluten free, vegan or dairy free meal or any other allergies and intolerances, and we are happy to cater for you. To reserve a table please call 01830 830315. Tables of 4 people or more will be required to pay a non-refundable…
The plant centre, grocery shop and tea room are currently open daily from 10:00am to 4:00pm. (10am - 5pm from March to October) Booking is recommended for indoor seating in the tea room - please phone 01835 830315.
How to Get in Touch
We love meeting people and caring for our plants, but we are not so keen on sitting in the office and working on a computer. Because of our lovely woodland setting internet signals are intermittent, so emails and social media requests may go un-answered. Please phone us during opening hours on 01835 830315 for all enquiries.
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What's Been Happening at Woodside this year.
We are an independent plant centre, so we like to treat our customers to some specialist plants – ones that will make their garden stand out from their neighbours. We also stock plants that will survive our Scottish weather – very important given the recent late cold snap. Here are a selection of the more…Read More
One of the most rewarding garden features is a pond, and we now have everything you need to build a brand new one, or to improve an existing one. Enjoy the sound of running water with a fountain or waterfall, encourage wildlife with our range of plants and water treatments and relax watching your ornamental…Read More
You will be delighted to know that the tea room will re-open for sitting in on the 26th April in line with the Government timetable. Due to social distancing measures we will have limited capacity within the tearoom, so we are happy to accept bookings for indoor seating from the 26th onwards. There is plenty…Read More
We were delighted to be able to open to the public again on the 5th April and to be able to launch our new aquatics department in the walled garden area. You can now buy pond pumps and filters, coldwater fish food, pond plants and oxygenators, pond treatments and pond lighting. Pond liner should be…Read More
Good news at last! The Garden Centre will be re-opening on 5th April, so we are now busy making sure that your return to Woodside will be the best possible experience. We have been busy unpacking new stock for some weeks now. To allow us to fully prepare, the call and collect service will be…Read More
This coming week is a big one for us as Spring arrives and new stock of plants are arriving daily. I’ll be sending out emails as and when stock arrives, so if you would like to receive this information please sign up to the newsletter if you haven’t already done so. The current varieties of…Read More