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A great garden centre with so much more than plants.

A good selection of plants, a large restaurant serving excellent food, birds of prey, a kids... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Durham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Favourite place

Just had afternoon tea here was lovely, there is play area inside with kitchen and books and my... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Durham, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“play area”(2 reviews)
If you’re a gardening enthusiast, you’ll discover a wide selection of plants of exemplary quality, tended by our skilled horticultural team. In addition to our garden centre, you’ll find a restaurant, gift shop, children’s play area, aquarium, a...more
Bargate Bank, Lanchester DH7 0SS, England
+44 1207 529987
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A good selection of plants, a large restaurant serving excellent food, birds of prey, a kids exploration experience, tropical fish, furniture, hot tubs sales and household memorabilia for sale. So much more than a garden centre. Outside spaces where you can eat and stroll around...More

Thank dotislooking
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just had afternoon tea here was lovely, there is play area inside with kitchen and books and my daughters favourite play area with bikes, scooter, play houses etc. She also loves the ice cream shop and looking at the fish. Just wish I knew how...More

Thank 46amyh2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the restaurant of Lanchester Garden Centre. The service is quick and the food is delicious. Do come early the place gets busy.

Thank Marla T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice just one complaint not everyone likes chunky chips option would of been nice for skinny ones

Thank Dom2810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for the second time, it was a very busy weekend, but we were seated quickly. Again I could not fault the staff, all really friendly and attentive. We opted just to have tea and cakes this time, and we weren’t disappointed!! Cakes were...More

1  Thank Eden5612
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited recently with my M-I-L who'd heard about it from friends. Like so many garden centres these days, you get the impression that plants etc come second to food. There was a decent selection of plants etc on offer, but the prices on them (...More

1  Thank MichaelCR23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today for the first time with young grandson. It was a bit difficult to find as we didn’t spot any signs from lanchester until almost there. Plenty of parking. It’s a garden centre, plants, garden ornaments, gifts plus cafe and tropical fish sales...More

Thank notquiteretired22
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Took her ladyship out for the day and as garden centres is what she likes and we are running out of bigger garden centres to look around as we have seen them across the country,we put a pin in a map and came up with...More

Thank barratt425
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had a fantastic day at Lanchester garden centre. Potters tropical village was brilliant with reptiles, fish and birds of all different species. The play tunnel for kids was great (my grandson loved it). To top it all off we had something to eat in...More

Thank Julesawr
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Visited this centre last week you can look at plants, there’s a few birds to keep the children happy to look at and when you’re finished you can have a nice meal or snack in the cafe. Nice trip out for an afternoon

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