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Holmes and Gardens Centre

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Trading for the thirty years, Holmes & Garden Centre is the place for all your gardening essentials. From plants to wild bird care the centre has it all. Stop and have something to eat at the well-established restaurant which takes pride in their homemade dishes and cakes. You can also pick up a gift in the whop such as a fragrant candle or collectable teddy bear.

Jack’s Patch Garden Centre, Kirton in Lindsey

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Your local, family friendly garden centre for nearly 50 Years!

Established nearly 50 years ago, based in Kirton in Lindsey, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, we are proud to call ourselves a traditional British garden centre and house one of the largest selections of home-grown plants in the area. Dogs are welcome! Free ample parking.

The garden centre is also home to the The Willow Tree Restaurant & Tea Room. Serving a variety of delicious meals/cakes and lots more. RESTAURANT 01652 648631 option 1. The Potting Shed Café & Ice Cream bar.

Scawby Gardens

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The walled garden at Scawby Hall offers a glimpse of what an original Victorian walled garden was like in the 1860s. The fruit and vegetables grown today are available for sale through the shop. Availability depends on the season and includes mulberries, figs and locally produced honey. A selection of plants and shrubs are also for sale. The garden also features a lavender maze and a giant chequerboard of grasses and plants. Usually open weekdays 9am-4pm. Weekend opening will depend on the dates the Hall is open, please see website for details.

Normanby Hall Country Park Victorian Walled Garden

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The Victorian Walled Garden is a treat for any garden lover. Originally built in 1817 and restored in 1997, the garden is a nostalgic journey to the heyday of Victorian gardening. The kitchen garden contains a wealth of 19th century fruit and vegetable varieties, many of which are available to buy at harvesting time. Colourful herbaceous borders in the Sunken Garden and naturalised springtime bulbs and rhododendrons in the parkland complete the seasonal interest.

Elsham Hall Gardens & Country Park

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The park is a perfect place for a family day out. Set in the beautiful lakeside gardens of Elsham Hall, the park offers carp lakes where you can feed the fish, an adventure playground, secret garden, art gallery and the Secret Garden Tea Room . Within contemporary gardens there are aviaries, animal paddocks, a sensory garden and a guinea pig village.

The Secret Garden Tea Room – Serving fresh, handmade sandwiches, cakes and light meals alongside freshly ground coffee. 01652 682763 / The Secret Garden Tea Room Facebook

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Reduced rates of admission during out of season. Always check social media for live updates on opening/closing. 

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Normanby Hall Country Park

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Normanby Hall Country Park, an idyllic estate set in the heart of North Lincolnshire. Open to the public every day of the year, the park offers the perfect backdrop to your day out. 2018 is set to be a really exciting year at the Park, with the region’s first Go Ape swinging into action on 24 March, new membership packages and a brand new calendar of events to keep you entertained all year round. As well as the Hall and Farming Museum, enjoy our historical woodland and a leisurely stroll around our award-winning gardens. Whether you want a treetop adventure or a relaxing day out in a glorious setting, there is plenty to enjoy for all the family. Normanby and their much loved peacocks and deer look forward to welcoming you.

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Humber Bridge Garden Centre

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Welcome to Humber Bridge Garden Centre, a unique lifestyle destination and retail experience in a setting second to none. Sharing the site of the last remaining historical tile works in the UK, this is the place to eat, shop, relax and enjoy spectacular views of the Humber Bridge.

Over the past 17 years, we have sympathetically developed the site into a place to relax and enjoy great food with friends, to get inspiration for home and garden, and to soak up the beautiful natural environment. Come and discover the Artisan Village, Potters workshop, Food Hall and Garden Centre. There’s a stylish coffee shop and restaurant too that includes a south facing terrace all set within 17 acres of stunning rural land on the banks of the River Humber.

Arriving at the Humber Bridge Garden Centre for the first time leaves a lasting impression on everyone who visits.

Humber Bridge Garden Centre have received their accreditation to ‘Become Cycle Friendly’! You can now take a cycle friendly trip to this attraction. Cycling – Visit North Lincolnshire

 

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Scawby Hall

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This Grade I listed Jacobean manor house has been occupied by members of the Nelthorpe family since it was built around 1605. Open for 28 days each year, this family-sized gem contains fine portraits and engravings by George Stubbs, the celebrated horse painter, as well as other notable artists. The house also contains some impressive examples of Georgian and Regency furniture, and an extensive collection of objects brought back from the orient. Please see the website for details.