News & Events

Afternoon Tea with Max Bowker


11th April 2018

 Back by popular demand with three dates this Summer!

Bee Keeping Experience Days


10th April 2018

Join us on one of our Bee Keeping Experience days in the summer. Receive a practical basic introduction into the world of bees and bee keeping at Walker's very own apiary!

The day includes learning the following skills:
- Examination of a national beehive & its structure
- Health & safety, including personal protective equipment
- Hands on experience of using a bee suit, smoker & hive tool
- Opening a beehive & removing frames for inspection
- Identifying the castes of the honey & other bees
- Recognising brood & stores (honey)

A unique gift idea
Why not treat someone to a bee keeping experience voucher - a truly unique gift!

Potting Shed Pet Policy


6th April 2018

We have listened to your feedback and decided to rethink our pet policy for The Potting Shed.

Tour De Yorkshire at Walker's Nurseries!


4th April 2018

Join us on Thursday 3rd May to see Stage 1 of the Tour De Yorkshire pass right by Walker’s Nurseries. Our newly restored 1951 HY Citroen van will be serving a range of refreshments amongst the action. Or join us in The Potting Shed or Garden Restaurant (breakfast served 9am-11am & hot food served 11.30am-2.30pm).

Free plant for Walker's Gardener's Club members when they spend over £10 in the Garden Restaurant!
(Terms & Conditions: Gardener's Club members only. One selected plant per member. This cannot be exchanged for other goods or cash. Offer only valid on 03.05.18)

Closed Easter Sunday


30th March 2018

We currently have 20% off our Easter chocolate range! Come along and take a look, we're open as normal Good Friday and Saturday.

Spring at Walkers


21st March 2018

It’s finally starting to look like spring at Walker’s Nurseries, despite the recent wintery weather. We have introduced parts of gold award winning Chelsea Flower Show Wharf Garden in the landscaped show gardens.

Afternoon Tea with Tranquil Plants & Green Lady Tea


20th January 2018

11th April 12.45pm - 4.30pm
£20 per person

Booking & pre-payment is essential. Call 01302 770 564 to book!

Afternoon Tea with Alexandra the Violinist


17th January 2018

A glass of prosecco on arrival.
Entertainment from the talented electric violinist, Alexandra.
Accompanied by a delicious Afternoon Tea.
Served with a range of loose leaf teas & coffee.

1951 HY Citroen Van | Restoration Project


17th January 2018

Graham Bodle purchased an original 1951 HY Citroen van, with a vision to restore it and use it as a unique space to serve refreshments from.

We're Hiring!


29th November 2017

We are looking for an enthusiastic, adaptable individual, with a passion to deliver great customer service, to join our team.


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We have lots renewable energy initiatives, such as recycling rain water for plant irrigation, 150sqm of solar panels, a ground source heat pump
that heats the gift shop and provides hot water for the bakery and a biomass boiler which heats the greenhouses, the cafe and toilets.

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Walkers Nurseries

We are open

We are excited to announce that Walker’s Nurseries has now reopened. Following the Government guidelines to allow us to reopen safely, things will be a little different. Only a limited number of customers are allowed inside, so please be patient as there may be a queue to enter. There is a maximum of 2 people allowed from the same household to shop together, and we have a one way system to limit dwelling and keep movement through the store.

We have increased cleaning and disinfectant measures and are saying no dogs allowed, except assistance dogs, during this time.

Food To Go, The Potting Shed, The Garden Restaurant and Show Gardens will be remaining closed until further notice.

We appreciate your co-operation and look forward to seeing you.

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