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A relaxing lunch

Sitting outside on the veranda the view was amazing and although autumn was in the air, blankets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
K2198IBmarkh
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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very interesting, the shop and gallery were amazing with many interesting and different things to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mike g
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sitting outside on the veranda the view was amazing and although autumn was in the air, blankets were provided. An example of the attention to detail which was also shown in the food. This was Mediterranean in style, and fabulous. The staff in the restaurant...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank K2198IBmarkh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting, the shop and gallery were amazing with many interesting and different things to buy, the plants and trees were all looking well kept but the larger specimens were and the sculptures were very expensive

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank mike g
Reviewed July 28, 2019

This place looks quite small from the outside but the outside garden centre at the rear is much larger than expected. There is a decent sized car park opposite, which is free. On the premises are Red Barn Gallery, which sells unusual gifts downstairs and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

I visited Large Cottage on Saturday for the first time and was blown away by the inventiveness, artistry and blood sweat and probably tears that have helped to create this fantastic place. If you ever get the chance to go and have a look, ensure...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Vanessa2401
Reviewed July 14, 2019

Brilliant, brilliant place to go find a plant, they have literally just about everything here, never been to such a well stocked and interesting place. There are some really expensive garden "art" but equally some cheap pots, it's got everything for all types of budget....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kaydarby
Reviewed July 10, 2019

A must on any visit to the Lakes for us - great place to stock up on some of the harder to find varieties of plants and a fab coffee an cake stop. Would recommend to anyone (gardener or not).

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Oot-n-Aboot-Crafter
Reviewed July 9, 2019

A really great nursery full of healthy and interesting plants. Very interesting to stroll around due to the thoughtful planting. Pots are good too.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed July 3, 2019

I was looking for somewhere to have a special lunch.I came across a leaflet about this place and being interested in plants decided to visit. It was a little out of the way but well worth the effort. Mainly a very large plant nursery but...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank veronica l
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Very friendly cafe staff. Cakes and scones are excellent. Coffee is best around. Very relaxing, especially out of holiday season.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Seaside788782
Reviewed July 1, 2019

What an incredible garden centre!! Perhaps not first choice for annuals or if you're looking for garden tools etc. BUT for trees, shrubs, perennials of all kinds, I know of no where else like it. Almost everything propagated by themselves; an amazing variety, all labelled...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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SARAH O
September 29, 2018|
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Response from marketing408 | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your message. We do not allow dogs in the nursery or restaurant.
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Chris G
September 19, 2018|
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Response from marketing408 | Property representative |
Hello Chris Yes of course our restaurant serves coffee and cake as well as lunches.
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JamesLaura17
March 25, 2018|
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Response from marketing408 | Property representative |
Hi James, thanks for your message. We do not allow dogs at Larch Cottage Nurseries. Thank you.
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