Houghton Hall is the flagship of our company and is no ordinary store. Spread over 3 levels, with a main level home to core gardening, gift shop, clothing, the Topiary Coffee Shop, Cafe Eden and the Eden Food Hall and Butchers; a second floor mezzanine displaying garden furniture and outdoor living and a basement level housing the World in Miniature Museum and attractions including the Craft Shop, Hornby, Scalextric and Airfix.
The outdoor plant area has been created from the original walled kitchen garden of Houghton Hall and is the perfect setting for choosing plants.
The Eden Food Hall offers the finest quality local and regional foods as well as an onsite Butcher with a local reputation for delicious traditional prepared meats and quality service.
Produce from the Food Hall can be tasted within the Topiary Coffee Shop, our renowned fresh cream cakes are the only way to finish off your visit.
Situated next to our Food Hall is our new Cafe Eden. This modern coffee bar offers a wide selection of drinks, homebaking, sweet treats and snacks, ideal if you wish to sit in or take away.
The garden centre is situated in a very accessible location off Junction 44 of the M6, on the edge of the border city of Carlisle. A regular bus service from Carlisle city centre to Houghton Hall operates daily.
The Topiary Coffee Shop and Restaurant and Cafe Eden
Open 7 days and offering a delicous selection of home baking, homemade daily specials, afternoon tea and breakfast items. Outdoor seating area available. Cafe Eden is our modern coffee bar located next to our Foodhall.
The Craft Shop
The Craft Shop offers a wide selection of craft material for all, whether into card making, scrap booking, painting and art, jewellery making, knitting, cross stitching or children's crafts.
The Clothing Shop
We are a one stop shop for country and casual leisure wear designed for all outdoor pursuits, whether it is for gardening, dog walking or holiday activities.
Eden Foodhall and Butchers
Visit our Cookshop and find all manner of kitchen accessories and kitchen gadgets, everything from a terrine to a tin opener, a tagine to a toasting fork
This truly amazing museum contains one of the world's top three collections of quality miniatures, from remarkable 1/12 scale copies of antique furniture, paintings and china in beautifuk room settings, to everyday items at sizes you just won't believe,
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The Pet Shop
Lakeland Spas and Log Cabins
Stovey Wood Burning Stoves
High quality wood burning stoves at unbeatable prices. www.stovey.co.uk
Julian's Fruit and Veg
Travel on our Santa Ride, see Santa in his Grotto & choose a present from his Toy Store.
The Grotto is open the following dates
Thurs 8th to Sun 11th December
then daily from Thursday 15th to Saturday 24th December
Saturdays 10am to 5.00pm; Sundays 11am to 4.30pm
8th, 9th, 15th & 16th Dec 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Mon 19th to Fri 23rd December 11am to 4pm
Saturday 24th Dec 11.00am to 2.30pm
Times may vary, please call in store or click here to make your booking. Additional accompanying adults £2.00 each
All Grotto visits are by booking only,
Additional accompanying adults £2.00 each
Breakfast & Tea with Santa
Enjoy a special Breakfast or Tea with Santa this Christmas.
After enjoying a delicious meal,
Santa arrives and takes the children on our magical Christmas Ride, which takes them to his Grotto & they choose a present from his Toy Store.
Breakfast with Santa dates:
Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th December 9am to 10.30am
Tea with Santa dates
Thursday 15th & Friday 16th, Monday 19th to Friday 23rd December 4.30pm to 6.00pm
£12.00 per child
Please book instore at our Customer Service desk
Santa’s Reindeer will be at the Garden Centre on
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th December
Cumbria CA6 4JB
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|Mon - Fri 9am -7.30pm|
|Sat 9am - 6pm|
|Sun 10.30am - 4.30pm|
|COFFEE SHOP OPENING|
|Mon - Wed 9am - 5pm|
|Thurs 9am - 7pm|
|Fri - Sat 9am - 5pm|
|Sun 10.30am - 4.30pm|
|The Craft Shop, Food Hall and onsite partners opening hours may vary. Please contact the centre before visiting to avoid disappointment.|
|The garden centre and coffee shop are closed on 25th and 26th December, 1st January and Easter Sunday.
Closing at 4pm on the 24th and 31st of December