Alleyn Park Garden Centre
Time Out says
Posted: Mon Apr 4 2011
The boutique-sized Alleyn Park punches well above its weight. Regularly highlighted as one of the UK's finest garden centres by mags and newspapers, it emphasises UK-grown stock from small suppliers. Fruit trees, herbs and herbaceous perennials (some in biodegradable sacks that can be planted straight into the ground) are a key feature, while a gorgeous gift shop also stocks tools and sundries. One its most appealing elements is a shop-in-a-shed that is packed with hand-picked antique, vintage and recycled garden furniture and accessories, from old watering cans, to shabby chic ladders. There's also a car park, local delivery service and lots of expert landscaping knowledge among the enthusiastic staff.
Alleyn Park Garden Centre 77 Park Hall Road
What's on at Alleyn Park Garden Centre
Things to do, Kids' activities
Mike Brown leads three cartoon drawing classes throughout the day for different ages and abilities. First up are the beginners sessions for 7-9-year-olds (10-11.30am), followed by the 10-14s (12-1.30pm). Then from 2.30-4pm ages 7-14, who already have...