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Grasmere Garden Village

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Address: Church Stile, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
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+44 15394 35255

Garden Centre in the centre of Grasmere. We sell a variety of things from...

Garden Centre in the centre of Grasmere. We sell a variety of things from gifts, outdoor clothing, books, plants, garden furniture and foods. We also have a cafe - The Potting Shed - which serves home made cakes, scones, sandwiches, soups and a selection of light meals. You can even enjoy a local beer or two.

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Always visit here and enjoy the gift shop. Typically buy something nice. Great variety and fair prices.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jo M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always visit here and enjoy the gift shop. Typically buy something nice. Great variety and fair prices.

Thank Jo M
Dobcross, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. Veggie puy lentil dish with sweet potatoes, halloumi, peas and a corriander drizzle, also tomato and chorizo soup with lovely granery bread, superb coconut cake and a big fat scone! Well worth the visit. Definitely will return! 👍

Thank SalmonellaSam
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1,152 reviews
186 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 587 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Set right in the centre of Grasmere this garden centre has something for everyone. Whether it's plants for the garden, books, presents, furniture et cetera et cetera it will probably be here. Despite being a tourist trap we don't find the prices are too expensive at all. The staff are very helpful and the shop itself well laid out. We... More 

Thank Off their P
newcastle upon tyne
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74 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Now, if your ok with gluten then your ok eating here. But, if your a Coeliac, AVOID. My wife and I visited the café here this afternoon and ordered one gluten free cake and a caramel shortcake. The girl decided to put both onto the same plate, before we saw it and gave us a puzzled look when I said... More 

Thank rushman1uk
Keswick, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have visited this Garden Centre many times, however recently when I have called in I have found the layout of the main shop very bizarre. More and more shoes, clothes, nightwear, hats etc.. and as the shop floor space is somewhat limited, the displays overspill into each other. Such a shame as this little Garden Centre has always been a... More 

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PottedOut, Owner at Grasmere Garden Village, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not enjoy your visit. At the moment we are having all our flood work done as we have had to wait due to local tradesmen being totally overwhelmed with work in the area to be completed. Therefore, at this time we have no storeroom, a temporary kitchen and no separate area to deal with deliveries.... More 

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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We called in for a hot drink after getting very wet walking over Loughrigg. The coffee was good and the cakes looked nice, but there were no gluten free ones so we were unable to sample them.

Thank Rachel S
Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Delightful garden centre with a large cafe, just off the centre of Grasmere village. From good robust lunch-time meals to coffee and cakes there will be something for everyone. Just popped in for a quick snack with family - weather wasn't that good for walking around and as this site has its own free parking for customers, it ticked all... More 

Thank Philip J
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We had soup & a roll plus tea for two, the soup was far too salty & the tea can only be described as dishwater, one tea bag for a pot of tea for two. Won't be going back.

Thank buzzerman1
Derby, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had a great lunch of fajitas followed by cream and jam scone both of which were great. Food was very tasty and Gemma our very old Yorkshire Terrier enjoyed the few pieces we didn't manage to eat. Coffee was lovely and hot too. Will defiantly pop in on my next visit.

Thank Lisa C
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Good variety a gifts available, something a little bit different. Cafe was OK, service left a little bit to be desired - very slow especially as it wasn't particularly busy. Good menu and was was average when it eventually arrived. It was dog friendly though which is always a bonus for us

Thank Bonnyo2016

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