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HOUGHTON HALL GARDEN CENTRE

WHAT WE OFFER

  • 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 Restaurant, 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 the Craft Shop.

    The outdoor plant area has been created from the original walled kitchen garden of Houghton Hall and is the perfect setting for choosing plants.

    We offer a FIVE YEAR Plant Guarantee on all our hardy nursery plants. We pride ourselves on the excellent quality of our garden plants. If one of our hardy plants dies, return the plant to us, along with your receipt within five years of purchase. We will be happy to replace it or refund you.

    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 Restaurant, 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.

ATTRACTIONS ON SITE

  • The Topiary Restaurant and Cafe Eden

    Open 7 days and offering a delicious 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. Stockists of TIGI, Klass Clothing, Joules and Autonomy.

    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

    World in Miniature Museum

    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 beautiful room settings, to everyday items at sizes you just won't believe,

    Maidenhead Aquatics

    www.fishkeeper.co.uk 01228 597777

    The Pet Shop

    Lakeland Spas and Log Cabins

    www.lakelandspas.co.uk

    Julian's Fruit and Veg

    Seasonal fruit and local vegetables. Open 7 days. www.juliansveg.co.uk 07596 704783

    Laithwaite's Wine

    Wine, Prosecco and Champagne lovers rejoice: you can now find Laithwaite’s wines at Houghton Hall.

    Added Convenience with Click & Collect

    For larger orders, or for the convenience of pre-ordering exactly what you want, you can also now collect your Laithwaite’s online order for free from Houghton Hall. All you need to do is place your Laithwaite’s order online, then, at the checkout, choose ‘collect from store’ as your delivery method. Once your delivery arrives in-store, we will call you to let you know and store it safely until you can come and pick up. 

APPROACHING EVENTS

  • Christmas Open Evening 17th October 4pm - 8.30pm

    Join us for a holly jolly mulled wine drinking, mince pie eating, awe inspiring Christmas evening
    All welcome - free admission
    Double Grow points for Reward members
    £10 voucher for use in November when you spend £50 or more in one transaction

    Crafters Companion Demo Day - 2nd November

    Join us in November for the latest Crafters Companion demonstrations with Susan Morson. This session we will be using NEW products from Sara ‘Vintage Lace’ collection & Gemini ‘Flower foam’ collection as well using the Gemini ‘Mini’ die cutting machine & accessories.

    We will also look at our current range of Aqua pens & water based ink pads and how they can be used on watercolour paper.

    10am - 4pm

    Breakfast with Santa

    Enjoy a special Breakfast with Santa this Christmas

    Each child will be greeted by Santa's helpers in the Topiary Restaurant where they will be served their meal.

    Santa then arrives and takes the children on our magical Christmas Ride, which takes them to his Grotto & they choose a present from his Toy Store.

    21st, 23rd and 24th December 9am

    £14.00 per child.

    Pre booking required, please follow the link below;

    https://tinyurl.com/y66qzabo

    Tea with Santa

    Enjoy a special Tea with Santa this Christmas

    Each child will be greeted by Santa's helpers in the Topiary Restaurant where they will be served their meal.

    Santa then arrives and takes the children on our magical Christmas Ride, which takes them to his Grotto & they choose a present from his Toy Store.

    16th to 20th December 4.30pm

    £14.00 per child.

    Pre-booking required, please follow the link below;

    https://tinyurl.com/y5b85s48

    Grow Minis Saturday 2nd November 11am

    We are going to look at the change in trees at this time of year and talk about what seeds a tree makes. We will be planting and also making our own helicopter!!

    Sessions are £2.00 per child or free if booked by an adult holding a valid Grow Rewards membership. Terms and conditions apply



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Houghton, Carlisle
Cumbria CA6 4JB
01228 400610
houghtonhall@klondyke.co.uk
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FACILITIES
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OPENING HOURS
Mon - Wed 9am - 6pm
Thur 9am - 7.30pm
Fri - Sat 9am - 6pm
Sun 10.30am - 4.30pm
 
RESTAURANT 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 restaurant are closed on 25th and 26th December, 1st January and Easter Sunday. 
Closing at 4pm on the 24th and 31st of December and 6pm on 27th December

 



William Strike Ltd is a registered company trading in England, Scotland and Wales. Registered number 96366. Registered office Houghton Hall garden Centre, Houghton, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 4JB

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